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Sri Lanka’s human rights chief Dr. Deepika Udagama resigns

Chairman of the Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka Dr. Deepika Udagama has resigned from her post.

The Parliament, on Twitter, said the Constitutional Council had Dr. Udagama’s resignation and appreciated the role played by her in elevating the status of the commission.

Chairman of the Constitutional Council Karu Jayasuriya had also conveyed his appreciation to the commission for the exceptional achievement.

“HRCSL is rated as one of the best in the world, “the Parliament quoted the former Speaker as saying.