The Samagi Jana Balawegaya says people are burdened by the governments delay to implement economic reforms.
Speaking to NewsRadio MP Thushara Indunil said the economic crisis was brought about by the government granting tax concessions to its friends and donors.
The Parliamentarian said the people are being taxed left and right, by the government who made a mistake by imposing large tax cuts.
He recalled that the treasury made a loss of Rs. 15,900 million from the sugar tax reduction alone.
MP Thushara Indunil claimed that the government was trying to save face by imposing taxes to hide their mistakes, in an already crippled economy.