The no-confidence motion was submitted to Speaker Karu Jayasuriya today.
The no-confidence motion was signed by 20 United National Party (UNP) members against six SLFP Ministers and Deputy Speaker Thilanga Sumathipala.
The SLFP Ministers and the Deputy Speaker had voted in support of a no-confidence motion against the Prime Minister.
The motion was however defeated on Wednesday. (Colombo Gazette)