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SJB to handover no confidence motion against govt. on Tuesday

Samagi Jana Balawegaya ( SJB) is to handover the no confidence motion against the government to Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardene on Tuesday April 19 2022, an SJB MP said today.

SJB MP Mujibur Rahman told DailyMirror that the motion will be handed over to the Speaker on Tuesday .

"We will hand over the motion on Tuesday. Failing which we will hand over the motion on Wednesday. It will be handed over within the first two day's of this parliamentary week," he said.

"The handing over of the impeachment motion will be handed over later as it is necessary to obtain 113 signatures for the Speaker to entertain it," he added.

Priority has to be given to a no confidence motion as per the standing orders.

Meanwhile Mr. Rahman alleged that the government is promising dollar bribes to woo MPs to its side. "The amount offered to an MP is two million dollars," he alleged.(Yohan Perera)