Former President Maithripala Sirisena says the Sri Lanka Freedom Party does not approve of the imposition of the emergency regulations in the country.
Speaking in Parliament, former President Sirisena said emergency regulations must be revoked immediately.
The former President also confirmed that the SLFP will withdraw its support to the government.
Accordingly, 14 SLFP MPs will function independently.
Former President Maithripala Sirisena also called on Parliament to re-enact the 19th Amendment of Constitution with amendments.