It comes amid a political crisis following President Sirisena's attempt to replace the prime minister.
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A seven-bench Supreme Court unanimously rules that President Sirisena's dissolution of Parliament on 9 November 2018 was unconstitutional.
The Supreme Court of Sri Lanka reverses President Maithripala Sirisena's decisions to dissolve Parliament and to hold snap elections.
Lawmakers opposed to Mahinda Rajapaksa as Prime Minister win a vote for control of a new 13-member parliamentary main committee.
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena dissolves the Parliament to pave the way for the upcoming parliamentary election.
Voters in Sri Lanka go to the polls for a presidential election with a tight contest predicted between President Mahinda Rajapaksa and challenger Maithripala Sirisena.