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Geetha files appeal against Court ruling

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Updated: 08:34 GMT, May 9, 2017 | Published: 07:51 GMT, May 9, 2017 |
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Geetha Kumarasinghe has filed an appeal at the Supreme Court against the Appeal Court’s decision which disqualified her as a parliamentarian.

A court of appeal decision recently ruled that Kumaasinghe could not hold a seat in parliament as she was also dual citizenship holder. Speaking to a news paper, Kumarasinghe said her lawyers had filed the appeal at the Supreme Court.

“I will also meet and inform the chairman of the elections commission that I can remain a parliamentarian until the Supreme Court decision,” she said.