Priests from any religion to be debarred from contesting parliament Elections?

by D.B.S. Jeyaraj United National Party(UNP) Parliamentarian& & Bar Association (BASL) president Wijedasa Rajapakshe wants priests debarred from becoming MP’s. He has with the consent of Opposition & UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe submitted a private members bill seeking a Constitutional amendment. The proposed amendment will debar any political party or group from nominating a priest …

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Sampanthan and Senathirajah re-elected in B’Caloa as President and Gen Secy of ITAK

by D.B.S. Jeyaraj The Ilankai Thamil Arasu Katchi(ITAK)formed in 1949 is currently holding its 3-day long 14th national convention in Batticaloa town. The ITAK is presently the chief constituent party of the Tamil National Alliance(TNA) which contests polls under the ITAK symbol of House. Other constituents of the TNA like EPRLF&TELO have been clamouring for …

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