Solbary Commission sent from England for hearing for Freedom.The system proposed contained Governor, Cabinet and manthrees (members of parliament). Parliament select 15 members for senate and governor appoint 15 for thesenate making a senate of 30 members. This was made active in first parliamentelection in 1947.
UNP was formed by Lanka jathika Sanagamya, Sinhala maha Sabhawa, All CeylonMuslim Congress, Lanka Yonaka Sangamaya, A Mahadeva Jaffna, S NadesanKankasanturai Together.Party proposal was proposed by S nadeshan MP Kankasanture TB Jaya Seconded it. DS Senanayaka became the Leader of the Party.
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A.F.Molamure became Speaker of the parliamentD.J.Wijeykoon was The Leader of the SenateDr. N M Perera was the Leader of the Opposition.Dr. N M Perera was the Leader of the Opposition.Prince of Gloster opened the parliament.
Sr.NoName of Members Department
1 S W R D Bandaranayake
Health & Local Administration2 Lalithabhaya Rajapaksha
3 John Kotalawala
Roads & Industry
4 J R Jayawardena
5 T B Jayah
Labour 6 Dudley Senanayake
Agriculture & Lands7 E A Nugawela
8 G Sithtampalam
Industry Research & Fisheries
9 A Ratnayaka Food and Cooperative10 E A P Wijeyratna Local Affairs11 H W Amarasooriya Trade12 E A Gunasingha Karya Niyamayak Nomathi Amathi