Dinesh warns Speaker

House Leader Dinesh Gunawardane warned Speaker Karu Jayasuriya not to violate the provisions of the Constitution by taking a partisan stand on the current political situation.

Mr. Gunawardane is reported to have said this at a meeting of the political party representatives. He said the President acted
according to the Constitution in proroguing Parliament, and that power could not be challenged.

He warned the Speaker of repercussions of violating the Constitution.