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Despite who oppose it, constitution will be adopted with 2/3 majority: Maithri promises to TNA

Despite who oppose it, constitution will be adopted with 2/3 majority: Maithri promises to TNA

The President, Maithripala Sirisena has promised to the TNA that, despite who opposes the proposed Constitution in the Parliament, it will be adopted with 2/3 majority.

He also said that they are to form an Organization soon like, the ” White Lotus” movement which was forme during the reign Chandrika Bandaranayake to foster the building up of reconciliation among the races.

A meeting between the President and the Parliamentary group of the TNA was held day before yesterday, in the Parliament complex. The president had made the above promise in this meeting.

A memorandum signed by 16 members of TNA quoting the problems faced by Tamil people now and insisting appropriate solutions for them.

The Leader of the TNA then said that the people voted on the basis of a confidence on you. Few progressive projects are undertaken, but, we had to satisfy the mandate the people gave us. Solution should be granted soon. Delays in providing solutions are creating problems.

The President in reply said, ” I have not forgotten the promises given during the elections. I am convinced in creating reconciliation among the races.The former president Mahindha promised to Indian Government that he will go beyond 13th , but the same forces are opposing the new constitution. However, it will be adopted despite who opposes it.”


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