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Ruwan fears sequel to October coup as Rupavahini deadlock continues

Mass Media Non-Cabinet Minister Ruwan Wijewardene yesterday suggested that the surprise takeover of Rupavahini could be the first step towards a second constitutional coup.

President took control of Rupavahini to save it from Ruwan- Dayasiri

General Secretary of Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) Dayasiri Jayasekara said that President Maithripala Sirisena decided to take Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation under the purview of the Ministry of Defence to protect SLRC from the arbitrary decisions of the subject minister Ruwan Wijewardena.