A section of the legal experts are questioning both the procedure and the morality behind the impeachment motion and urging to oppose the sacking.
It may be recalled that the impeachment motion against Bandaranayake was debated by Parliament on 10 and 11 January and passed with 155 MPs voting for and 49 MPs voting against it. President Mahinda Rajapaksa ratified the impeachment motion and sacked her.
It is being held by the opposition parties of Sri Lanka that Rajapaksa has appointed his close aide Mohan Peiris to replace the sacked chief justice.
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