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A section of MPs in the well of the House yesterday after the JVP presented a no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa.
Pic by Ranjith Wimalasiri.

Ousted PM RW

claims victory

Ousted Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday said that he had mustered the support of 122 MPs to prove the ‘purported government’ did not have the required numbers in the House.

"A no-confidence motion has been passed in Parliament. The Speaker officially announced the passage of the motion; 122 MPs have signed it, stating that they have no faith in this purported government,"



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