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United National Party (UNP) MPS Sjith Premadasa and Chandrani Bandara with their supporters outside the Supreme Court yesterday. UNP was one of the parties that filed a case against the dissolution of Parliament by President Maithripala Sirisena last Friday (09).

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K. Kanag Ishwaran P.C. who supported the petition filed by the Tamil National Alliance told the Supreme Court yesterday that the President’s Power to dissolve Parliament under Article 33 of the Constitution should be carried out in consultation with the Parliament. If Parliament was to be dissolved before a period of four and a half years, it should be done with a two-thirds majority in the house.  

Thilak Marapana, President’s Counsel who supported the petition filed by the UNP said that he allied with the submission made by the Counsel for the TNA.

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