Parliamentarian Patali Champika Ranawaka says the country’s mandate is not towards the President or Parliament.
The 43 Brigade met with the Chairman and other officers of the National Election Commission today to discuss the need to amend the electoral system prior to holding the next election.
In addition, attention was directed towards expenditure of candidates and political parties, the proportional representation and divisional system, the independence of the Election Commission, and powers of the Election Commission.
MP Patali Champika Ranawaka speaking to media after the discussion said the country requires an awakening including a new political force.
The Parliamentarian said the 43 Brigade handed over their proposals on electoral reforms to the Election Commission that are essential for the next election.
MP Ranawaka claimed a new political force is required adding that the country has rejected traditional politics, especially the younger generation.
The MP said they are prepared to help build the necessary platform.
He said the country must also recover from its bankruptcy with a minimum programme based on a common policy.
MP Ranawaka added the country requires professional intervention to rebuild from bankruptcy.
The Parliamentarian noted that he does not believe that all 225 Members of Parliament are thieves, adding that there are MPs who are involved in important political aspects and are experienced.