UNP MPs on crossover list
By Santhush Fernando
A number of UNP MPs, unhappy over the way the party leadership crisis
was sorted out, are reportedly planning to cross over, The Sunday
A spokesman for the rebel group within the rebel group said that
unless their original demand for the removal of the party leader
is met by Wednesday, they would cross over.
10 MPs including Keheliya Rambukwella, G.V. Punchinilame, Sarath
Ranawake, G.L. Peiris and Mahinda Samarasinghe are reported to be
on this list.
this backdrop, President Mahinda Rajapakse reportedly said on Friday
that some UNPers were trying to cross over, but he had not “opened
the door” for them so far.