SJB hands over Constitution Amendments to Speaker

The main opposition Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) yesterday put forward a set of proposals for the new Amendment to the Constitution including the abolishing of the executive presidency and the repealing of the 20th Amendment. The draft resolution was handed over to Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena, Opposition Leader Sajith Premadasa said.

The Opposition Leader handed over the Bill to SJB General Secretary Ranjith Maddumabandara at the Opposition Leader’s office yesterday morning. The Bill was subsequently handed over to the Speaker.

The other proposals include an amendment to the system of checks and balances, the repeal of the 20th Amendment, the establishment of independent Commissions and the establishment of a National Security Council.

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