Salwar kameez-clad MP put out of parliament.
2009-06-13 | 2.40 PM
TNA parliamentarian from Batticaloa Ms Thangeswary Kathiraman had to leave parliament for violating the dress code of the house.
She was dressed in a salwar Kameez.
According to Sri Lankan Parliamentary dress code, women parliamentarians have to wear saree while inside the Chamber of the House.
Meanwhile, three TNA parliamentarians have had leave granted upon the submission of medical certificates.
Speaker W J M Lokubandara has approved leave for TNA MPs Selvam Adaikalanathan, S Jeyanandamoorthy and S Gajendran.
Several government MPS previously opposed the extension of leave accusing the TNA parliamentarians of acting against interest of the country.
Meanwhile the state media reported that splits among the TNA have been emerging.
TNA Wanni District MP, S.Kishore abstained from voting when the vote on the motion to extend the state of emergency by a further month was taken up in parliament.