A Clerk Reminisces by Nihal Seneviratne

A Clerk Reminisces by Nihal Seneviratne

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Mr Seneviratne who is well experienced in Constitutional affairs now shares his experience with others by sacrificing his leisure in writing a book that runs into 21 chapters.

On the pages of this book, the readers will find an insider's story of many individuals such as leaders of the country as well as Members of Parliament.

The contents include inter-alia the following.

Impeachment motion against Mr R Premadasa and how it started progressed and ended in a whimper. The hand grenade thrown at Mr J. R. Jayewardene, how he escaped but injured Mr Lalith Athulathmudali and killed MP Mr Kirthi Abewickrama, Mr Anura Bandaranaike's historic ruling against the Supreme Court on Constitutional Supremacy of the legislature. Shifting of Parliament to Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte from Galle Face which Mr Senevirathna himself handled. Fall of Mrs Bandaranaike's Government by one single vote. Presenting of Speakers Chair and Mace by the House of Commons. Anecdotes regarding Mr R. Premadasa etc.