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Public Representations Committee on Constitutional Reforms

A 20 member Public Representations Committee (PRC) on Constitutional Reforms was appointed by the Hon Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe with the approval of the cabinet for the purpose of obtaining proposals from the public for the proposed constitutional reforms. Committee members were nominated by political parties while some were appointed to represent civil society. The members of the PRC are as follows:

  • 1. Mr Lal Wijenayake (Chairman)
  • 2. Mr. Winston Pathiraja(Secretary)
  • 3. Prof Gamini Samaranayake
  • 4. Prof Navaratne Bandara
  • 5. Prof M.L.A Cader
  • 6. Mr N. Selvakkumaran
  • 7. Hon. S Thavarasa
  • 8. Mr Kushan de Alwis P.C.
  • 9. Dr Harini Amarasuriya
  • 10. Dr Kumudu Kusum Kumara
  • 11. Mr Sunil Jayarathne
  • 12. Dr. Upul Abeyratne
  • 13. Mr. Themiya Hurulle
  • 14. Mr Faisz Musthapha P.C.
  • 15. Dr. S. Vijesandiran
  • 16. Mr M.Y.M Faiz
  • 17. Mrs M.K.Nadeeka Damayanthi
  • 18. Ms Kanthi Ranasinghe
  • 19. Mr. S.C.C. Elankovan
  • 20. Mr Sirimasiri Hapuarachchi

The Mandate of the Committee

The Committee has been mandated to seek oral and written submissions from the public on constitutional reforms. The Committee is then tasked with preparing a report based on the public submissions and to propose recommendations to be considered by the Cabinet Sub Committee on Constitutional Reforms.

How to make submissions

Any citizen or organization wishing to make representations on constitutional reforms may do so based on any or all of the categories listed on this website. These representations may be forwarded in any of the following ways:

  • 1. Through clicking on the category indicated in the website
  • 2. Through emailing or posting or faxing written submissions to the PRC to the address given on the website.
  • 3. Through making an oral submission (along with a written Executive Summary of the submission) directly to the PRC during public sittings of the committee. Please see Schedule of Public Sittings for details.

Public Sittings

The PRC will hold public sittings in all districts of the island. Please see Schedule of Public Sittings for details.

Any individual or organization wishing to participate in the public sittings of the PRC is encouraged to make a prior appointment by contacting the Secretariat of the PRC through the following means:

Telephone: 0112437676
Fax: 0112328780
Email: constitutionalreforms@gmail.com
Website: yourconstitution.lk
Post: Chairman,
Public Representations Committee on Constitutional Reforms Secretariat
Staples Street
Colombo 02

An appointment will help reduce any unnecessary delays in meeting with the PRC to make an oral submission.

All oral and written submissions will be recorded and scrutinized by the members of the PRC.

The Public Sittings are open to the public and the media.

Report of the PRC on Constitutional Reforms

The PRC will deliberate based on the submissions received by the public and prepare a report with recommendations for constitutional reform. This report will be submitted to the Cabinet Sub-Committee on Constitutional Reforms.

The report of the PRC on Constitutional Reforms will be accessible to the public.



Mailing Address

Public Representations Committee on Constitutional Reforms
Colombo 02.
Sri Lanka.

Contact Numbers

  +94 (112) 437676
  Fax : +94 (112) 328780
  e-mail : constitutionalreforms@gmail.com