Discussion on the Sub-Committee Report on Centre – Periphery Relations; Eastern Provincial Council

The Sub-Committees formed in tandem with the process of composing the new Constitution released sector specific reports in December, 2016. The Report of the Sub-Committee on Centre Periphery Relations focuses on the power vested on Provincial Councils, the role of the Governor, and other matters involving the devolution of power under the Local Government system.

In lieu of the significance of this document, a series of discussions focusing on its content were held in each Provincial Council. The discussion with the Eastern Provincial Council was held on the 25th of January, 2017 with the Chief Minister, Ministers, Opposition Leaders and Provincial Councillors and other relevant representatives. Senior Researcher  Lionel Guruge and sabapathy Sivagurunathan represented CPA at this discussion.

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