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Governor considers action over NPC minister's refusal to hoist Sri Lankan flag

The Colombo appointed governor of the Northern Province, Reginald Cooray said he would seeking advice from the Attorney General's department regarding the Northern Provincial Council's education minister's refusal to hoist the Sri Lankan flag last week. 

Mr Sarveswaran refused to hoist the flag during a ceremony at a school in Vavuniya on November 16 where he had been invited as the chief guest.

Mr Cooray made his comments at a press conference today that he had arranged to dicuss the incident.