The motion extending Emergency law for another month was passed in parliament by a majority of 14 votes in parliament today. 22 votes received in favor of the motion and 8 voted against it. The Tamil National Alliance voted against the motion. Speaking at this occasion deputy minister Nalin Bandara assured that all criminals responsible for Easter Sunday attack will be punished. This exercise will provide a just and fair solution to the affected people. Earlier the debate on the Motion of extending the Emergency Law by another month held in parliament today.
Taking part in the debate MP Wijeyapala Hettiarachchi said that although the opposition charged that the entire process of many sectors have collapsed, the government has taken all necessary steps to stabilize the country.
MP Lakshman Wijemanne said that a delay occurred imposing curfew after the incident on 21st April.
MP Vijitha Herath said that the Muslim community has been affected more by the incident and pointed out the need for a cultural re-organisation to unite Sinhala and Muslim communities.
MP Mahinda Amaraweera said that. Security authorities were able to arrest many suspects connected to the Easter Sunday attacks as they were able to take action without any influences.
Parliamentarian Sydney Jayarathen e said that the previous government provided facilities to launch the Shariya University.
MP Douglas Devananda said that compensation should be paid for all those who were affected b violence.
Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam pointed out that the security authorities were able to restore peace in the country during a short period of time.
Parliamentarian Hector Appuhamy said the all should extend their support to strengthen the security of the country. All patriotic parliamentarians should come forward to extend the support for the select committee to probe this incident.
Parliamentarian Janaka Wakkumbura said the people should not get disturbed due the recent terror attacks. They should pursue their normal life.