Petition against SLFP’s proposed amendments rejected

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The Colombo District Court on Friday (2) rejected a petition challenging the powers of the chairmanship of Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) and amendments proposed to its constitution.

The petition was filed by SLFP executive committee member Montegue Sarachchandra.

Sarachchandra, through his petition, sought an interim order on a proposal to amend the party’s constitution.

Attorney-at-Law Shantha Jayawardena appeared on behalf of Sarachchandra while Faisz Mustapha PC appeared on behalf of SLFP chairman Maithripala Sirisena.