TNA ready to support 20A if…


The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) will support the 20th Amendment to the Constitution, if a permanent solution to the ethnic problem is also proposed, TNA MP M.A. Sumanthiran says.

Sumanthiran has said so, in a media statement, on the 20th Amendment to the Constitution, proposed by the JVP, seeking the abolition of the executive presidency. Sumanthiran said: "We support the abolishing of the executive presidency. This system was introduced in 1978 and ever since it has lead to a lot of problems. In 2015, President Sirisena promised to scrap the post. Just like this the ethnic problem has created issues in Sri Lanka. A lot of people have died because of this. So equal attention should be paid to solving this as well."

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