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Sri Lankan President dissolves parliament amid political row

IANS  |  Colombo 

Sri Lankan dissolved Parliament late on Friday amid a political crisis that erupted in the island nation since October 26, reported.

signed a special gazette notification, dissolving the Parliament from Saturday , quoting a report said.

The island nation has been facing a political turmoil since October 26, when dissolved his cabinet and sacked and appointed former to the post.

Wickremesinghe, who called his sudden dismissal illegal, has urged Parliament to convene immediately to prove his majority in the 225-member unicameral chamber.

President Sirisena suspended Parliament till November 14.

--IANS

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First Published: Fri, November 09 2018. 23:04 IST
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