Addressing a public rally in Panadura yesterday (25), Gunawardena charged that no government minister present at the party leaders meeting supported conducting a debate.
Earlier in the day, president Sirisena expressed displeasure over a decision by party leaders to take up the report for debate only after the mini-polls.
He challenged to hold the debate into this report and another by the presidential commission that investigated serious fraud or corruption, before the election.
Using bond matter to cover up burning issues - Lokuge
Meanwhile, JO MP Gamini Lokuge says the government is trying to cover up other burning issues by using the bond matter.
Speaking to journalists, he alleged a conspiracy, similar to one allegedly taken place at the last general election.