Parliament suspended for half hour as tense situation errupts

Parliament suspended for half hour as tense situation errupts

January 7, 2011   03:45 pm

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Parliament was suspended for 30 minutes by Deputy Speaker Chandima Weerakkody  to decide whether or not to take up a debate regarding the Senior Ministers in cabinet after a tense situation erupted in parliament today.

 

The opposition requested the matter be taken up for debate while there were strong vocal objections from the government side.

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