Rajapaksa resigns, accuses the TNA of taking the UNP hostage

Saturday December 15, 2018

Mahinda Rajapaksa has accused the TNA of holding the UNP hostage.

 

The former Sri Lankan president made the claim as he announced his resignation as prime minister.

 

Suggesting that the UNP would not have been able to return to power without the support of the TNA, Mr Rajapaksa said '[t]he TNA now holds the remote control in Parliament.'