Sri Lanka Marxists claim the government has established military rule in Northern Province

June 29, Colombo: Sri Lanka Marxist party Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) has accosed the government that it had set up military rule in the Northern Province.

Addressing a press briefing in Colombo today, JVP parliamentarian Anura Kumara Dissanayake said that the people of Northern Province had to take permission from the military to hold meetings.

Dissanayake alleged that the JVP MP Sunil Handunnetti was attacked and a group of Tamil National Alliance (TNA) MPs were also assaulted.

He demanded the government to remove the military rule that he claims to have been established in the province.

He said JVP would not take part in the parliamentary select committee that was proposed by the President, the JVP said the government and certain Tamil leaders were showing sun and moon to the Tamil people instead of solving their real problems.

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