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Party members cannot hold media conference without permission from higher authority -UNP

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Tissa__Ravi_Tissa__Ravi_at_Police_HQThe UNP Working Committee (WC) today decided to implement Section 8 and 9 of the party constitution, under which it prohibits party members to hold any media conference or give public statements without prior permission of the party leader, General Secretary or any authorized person in the party. According to UNP General Secretary Tissa Attanayake the implementation of section 8 and 9 of the party constitution was to maintain the discipline in the party, while a special committee has been appointed head by Thilak Marapna to hold an inquiry on two suspended members namely parliamentarian Buddhika Pathirana and Provincial Councilor Shirlal Lakthilaka. This committee report will be handed over to the Working Committee and the party leader in due course. Based on the report the working committee will decide to hold a disciplinary inquiry or not, party sources said.