published – February 2015 .......
Sri Lanka appointed Justice K Sripavan, an ethnic-Tamil, its new Chief Justice.
Mr. Sripavan replaces Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake, who resigned only a day after she was reinstated to the position by Sirisena government.
Ex. Chief justice Mohan Peiris has resigned over allegations that he tried to help the former president retain power illegally.
Justice Peiris was also under growing pressure to stand down from the country’s Bar Council following the same allegations.
Sripavan :- -
Justice Sripavan, took oath as the 44th Chief Justice.
Sripavan belongs to the country’s ethnic Tamil-minority.