Petition against Maubima publisher withdrawn
by Priyalal Sirisena

Sri Lanka Communist Party yesterday withdrew its petition against the publisher of ‘Maubima’ newspaper for using the trade name ‘Maubima’. The petitioner Weliwita Arachchige Dharmadasa a member of the Communist Party sued B. M. Dushyantha Bandara for publishing a newspaper ‘Maubima’, and on the grounds that the word ‘Maubima’ was the name of the official paper of his party.

The Commercial High Court had issued an enjoining order restraining the usage of the name for the paper. Later the Supreme Court suspended it.

Yesterday the lawyers for the petitioner made an application to withdraw the petition.

Commercial High Court Judge K. T. Chitrasiri allowed the petitioner to withdraw the petition.


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