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All Ceylon Makkal Congress hailed the Speaker for his courageous stand

The All Ceylon Makkal Congress (ACMC) hailed the Speaker of Parliament Deshamanya Karu Jayasuriya on 16 November for his courageous stand ‘against anti-democratic forces’. ACMC also calls to initiate a high level inquiry on unruly incidents in parliament.

Issuing statement, ACMC says this violence was the most shameful conduct seen in our Parliament to-date and a red letter day for the decorum Parliament.

The party paid a tribute to Speaker (Deshamanya) Jayasuriya for saving Sri Lanka’s Democracy from the brink”.

Leader of ACMC Rishad Bathiudeen MP strongly condemned attacks on r Speaker and call for high level inquiry on this conduct.

ACMC always stands up for individual freedom and free and fair conduct of MPs. That is a cornerstone of Parliamentary Democracy that has never been violated since independence, he said.

Therefore violent events in Parliament bring the August House to its lowest point in its history since independence and also international disrepute” ACMC Leader Bathiudeen MP added. ACMC has no less than five Parliamentary MPs in the Sri Lankan Parliament.


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