SJB submits draft Constitutional Amendment


The Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) today (21) handed over the draft of a new Constitutional Amendment to the Speaker of Parliament.

It was initially submitted to SJB General Secretary Ranjith Madduma Bandara by Opposition Leader Sajith Premadasa, and was later handed over to Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena.

The proposal includes several amendments, including the abolition of the Executive Presidency and the 20th Amendment.

Taking to Twitter, SJB MP Harsha de Silva said “We hope all 225 MPs will support this most progressive piece of legislation and approve it at the earliest”, attaching the following summary: