The Parliament has recommended parliamentarians Palitha Thewarapperum (UNP) and Prasana Ranaweera (UPFA) who assaulted UNP Kegalle District MP Sandith Samarasinghe be suspended from Parliament for one week.
Yesterday, a report was presented to the Speaker of the House regarding the clash that took place in Parliament. The report recommended that severe disciplinary action be taken against parliamentarians Palitha Thewarapperum (UNP) and Prasana Ranaweera (UPFA).
Pandemonium broke out in Parliament when Joint Opposition and government members exchanged blows in the Well of the House around 1.30 p.m. causing injuries to several MPs and one of them being admitted to the Sri Jayawardenapura Hospital.
Parliamentary sources revealed that UNP Kegalle District MP Sandith Samarasinghe was admitted to hospital while UPFA Gampaha district MP Prasanna Ranaweera too suffered injuries.