Mr. Sajith Premadasa, the opposition leader, said that the Supreme Court has given a decision that defeats the government’s attempt to disable the local government election, and that a conspiracy by the government to not release money for the local government election has been defeated.
The Leader of the Opposition said that the Supreme Court had given an order to the Finance Secretary and the Minister of Finance to refrain from giving the money allocated in the budget for the local government elections and to refrain from giving the money to the press allocated in the budget for the elections. And said.
The leader of the opposition said that the ridiculous statements made by the president that the MPs of the Samagi Jana Balawegaya were going to the president and begging him not to hold an election are also lies. The opposition leader said that it is a unique step forward.
The opposition leader said this while addressing a public meeting held in Akmeemana area.