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.

 

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