Minister Rohitha Abeygunawardena requested the Speaker to conduct a corona test on all the members of the Samagi Jana Balawega including the Leader of the Opposition Sajith Premadasa prior to them entering Parliament.
He said this while speaking to the media after attending a ceremony.
He said they organized a public protest and violated the health guidelines, adding that they had been infected with the virus during the protests.
Therefore, he said that he would make this request from the Speaker taking into account the safety of the public and the other MPs.
He also stated that the Leader of the Opposition Sajith Premadasa is responsible for every death in this country.