Politics of Sri Lanka asked the Supreme court to recognize the illegal dissolution of Parliament

© Fotolia / M. V. PhotographyВид in Colombo. Archival photoPolitics of Sri Lanka asked the Supreme court to recognize the illegal dissolution of Parliament© Fotolia / M. V. Photography

Key political parties and associations of Sri Lanka on Monday sent to the Supreme court a petition to review the illegal, from their point of view, the decision of the President maithripala to dissolve Parliament, reports channel News First.

According to him, in total sent 10 petitions. In them, among other things, requested the Supreme court to recognize the decision of the President dated 26 Oct illegitimate.

Sirisena announced his decision to dissolve Parliament, as his party failed to win a majority to agree on a candidate for Prime Minister. Early parliamentary elections were scheduled for January 5.

For the post of Prime Minister of Sri Lanka on 26 October, was appointed Mahinda Rajapaksa, who from 2005 to 2015 he served as President of the Republic. However, the former Prime Minister of the island nation Ranil Wickramasinghe stated that, under the Constitution, he still is the head of government. Following this, the President appointed Sirisena a break in work of Parliament, and swept the country a wave of protests.

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