Midwives protesting opposite the Health Ministry on Wednesday (March 4) alleging step-motherly treatment. They alleged that a circular issued by health secretary had undermined their service.

(pic Krishan Kariyawasam)

JVP opposes shocking

proposal for 100 Cabinet,

state and deputy ministers

 by Shamindra Ferdinando

  The JVP has opposed special provision for a 45-member cabinet and 55 deputy ministers/state ministers following the next general election to facilitate the formation of a national government.

JVP leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake, MP, yesterday said that his party was agreeable ........




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