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MP Siddarthan says TNA wrong to demand Opposition Leader post
Published Date: 09/01/2019 (Wednesday)

The decision taken by Speaker Karu Jayasuriya to name former President Mahinda Rajapaksa as the opposition leader was correct, Tamil National Alliance (TNA) MP Dharmalingam Siddarthan told journalists in Jaffna.

He said that the Speaker has awarded the post of opposition leader to the MP who commanded the support of highest number of opposition MPs in Parliament. The TNA did not command the support of the majority of opposition MPs, Siddarthan told journalists.

The TNA should not attempt to hold on to the position as that would undermine the credibility of the party. It would also give a negative message to the people in the South, the MP said. Siddarthan said that his personal opinion was that the TNA could hold the post of opposition leader when the United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) was a party to the government. "However there is no coalition government now. So the situation has changed and we must accept that things have changed," he said.

Source: The Island

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