“Sri Lanka increases Parliament size to 237” by T. Ramakrishnan

Conscious of strong opposition to its earlier decision on retaining the size of Parliament at 225 as part of the proposed 20th Constitutional Amendment, the Sri Lankan Cabinet on Friday decided to increase the number of Members of Parliament to 237. Of this figure, 145 members will be elected through the system of First Past The Post (FPTP) whereas the remaining 92 will be under proportional representation (PR). Within the tally of 92, the component of district PR will have 55 members and the national list will have 37.

via: http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/sri-lanka-increases-parliament-size-to-237/article7310282.ece


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