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NFF walked out of Modi's speech to protest against 13A

The leader of the National Freedom Front (NFF) Wimal Weerawansa walked out of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech to the Sri Lankan parliament, as a protest against the 13th Amendment, reports the Island.

The Indian prime minister had visited the island and called on the Sri Lankan government to “go beyond” the 13th amendment, telling the parliament that he was “a firm believer in co-operative federalism”.

Mr Weerawansa, a Member of Parliament and leader of the ruling alliance constituent party, told the Island that he was protest against the call for full implementation of the 13th Amendment.

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