PM calls for disciplinary action over Parliament incident

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He said all party leaders should ensure that the MPs from their respective political parties respect Parliament and act accordingly. A tense situation arose in Parliament yesterday when UNP MP Mujibur Rahman spoke on the death of rugger player Wasim Thajudeen.Opposition members took to the well of the House and protested and some MPs claimed that Rahman was assaulted when he got involved in a heated argument with the opposition members. (Colombo Gazette) The Prime Minister said that following the incident yesterday he was asked if Muslims in Parliament were being attacked since similar incidents do not take place outside Parliament anymore. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today called for disciplinary action to be taken against the members of Parliament who were responsible for the incident which took place in Parliament yesterday.The Prime Minister said that even if a member of the United National Party (UNP) misbehaved in Parliament yesterday he will take action against that MP.

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