Colombo Telegraph

Geetha Kumarasinghe Disqualified To Be MP: Appeal Court

The Court of Appeal has ruled that Galle district MP Geetha Kumarasinghe was disqualified to be a Member of Parliament due to her dual citizenship status.

She holds citizenship status in Switzerland as well as Sri Lanka.

According to the newly introduced 19th amendment to the Constitution, a Sri Lankan Citizen holding citizenship status in another country cannot hold a seat in the legislature.

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