JVP to pull out of government on Wednesday June 16, if joint mechanism goes ahead

The JVP said on Friday June 10, that it will pull out of Sri Lanka’s coalition government at midnight Wednesday June 15, if the joint mechanism proposal is not withdrawn. The JVP said on Friday June 10, that it will pull out of Sri Lanka’s coalition government at midnight Wednesday June 15, if the joint mechanism proposal is not withdrawn. “If the President does not withdraw this idea for a Joint Mechanism, we will leave the government on June 16,” said JVP leader Somawansa Amerasinghe.

The JVP holds 39 seats in Parliament and is the largest partner of the United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) coalition government of Sri Lanka.

The largest Marxist party in the island, that summons mass support in rural, southern Sri Lanka, the JVP says it will do whatever necessary to scuttle the President’s plans for a ‘Joint Mechanism.’

However, the JVP also says it is unaware of the contents of the proposed Joint Mechanism.

“We are not aware of its contents. We are only aware of what the President told us. We have not seen it,” said Amerasinghe.

The JVP says that even Sri Lanka’s Cabinet of Ministers and the Parliament, are unaware of the contents of the