A writ petition against Diana

A writ petition has been filed with the Court of Appeal requesting that the Minister of State for Tourism, Mrs. Diana Gamage, be issued an order declaring her ineligible to hold the position of Member of Parliament as she is a British citizen.

It is by Mr. Oshala Herath, a social activist.

State Minister Diana Gamage, Controller of Immigration and Emigration, Minister of Public Security, General Secretary of Samagi Janabalawega MP Ranjith Madduma Bandara, the Election Commission and its members, and the Secretary General of Parliament have been named as respondents.