DNA to oppose extension of state of emergency
[TamilNet, Thursday, 29 April 2010, 13:00 GMT]
The Democratic National Alliance (DNA) led by the Janatha Vimukthi
Peramuna (JVP) Tuesday decided to oppose the extension of the State of
Emergency when the government tables a motion seeking it for another
month 4 May in parliament, sources in Colombo said.
DNA parliamentary group met Tuesday with General Sarath Fonseka in
the chair at the parliamentary complex and discussed the strategy that
is to be adopted in parliament by the DNA when its meets next week.
The group meeting went on for about seven hours.
General Fonseka is tipped to open the emergency extension debate on
behalf of the DNA.
DNA parliamentary group further decided to support good initiatives of
the UPFA government but to strongly oppose its unilateral actions.