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Child likely to be admitted to Ananda

2016-03-08 04:07:05
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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has directed the Education Ministry to make sure that the child, who was denied school admission after rumours that he had contracted HIV, to be admitted to either Ananda Collge in Colombo or Kingswood College in Kandy.

Informed Sources told Daily Mirror that the Prime Minister had made given this direction in the wake of an offer made by the Ananda College Principal to admit the child to that school. Daily Mirror learns that MP and Prof. Asu Bodaha Marasinghe had conveyed the information to the Prime Minister who had then given the green light for the child to the school.

It was reported that both Kingswood and Trinity, two leading schools in Kandy had offered admitted the child. However, according to family members nothing has been finalized yet.

It has been found that the child has never been infected with HIV though it was rumoured to have been so. (Yohan Perera)


  Comments - 12

  • Banda Tuesday, 8 March 2016 09:11

    Lets see how knowledgeable our educated people are.

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    Loku Banda Tuesday, 8 March 2016 11:13

    Hat off all principles offering a place for this innocent child via DM Android App

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    bandara Tuesday, 8 March 2016 11:32

    Dear Prime Minister, great decision !

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    BuffaloaCitizen Tuesday, 8 March 2016 11:41

    Parents, if you want to admit your child in a good school, just send out a rumor that the child has HIV, the rest will take care of itself. This is Sri Lanka southern ignorance at its best.

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    sach Tuesday, 8 March 2016 12:24

    damned if u did not admit, damned if you did....LTTE logic

    Reply : 0       2

    Fassey Tuesday, 8 March 2016 16:48

    Stupid! This is not a joke, a helpless mother is getting an opportunity for her child. Thanks to all who came forward to help them.

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    kaboos Tuesday, 8 March 2016 12:14

    this admission should be kept with high confidential without harming the child future.. The media has a role to play..

    Reply : 0       2

    lal Tuesday, 8 March 2016 12:23

    Buffalo citizen is making a buffalo comment via DM Android App

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    TONY Tuesday, 8 March 2016 16:33

    I think we should admit the child where he has first applied admission as it'll be close to his home. Other schools may be better, but the child should be at ease and be with his mother.

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    vijith Tuesday, 8 March 2016 17:33

    Good but why wait till all this drama finish, What happened to Trinity Collage admission story. Does th PM decides the school for the child.

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    Nimal Wednesday, 9 March 2016 00:42

    Trinity will admit that child because the new principal being an Englishman will show compassion.

    Reply : 0       0

    yohan Wednesday, 9 March 2016 02:42

    Why could not the PM instruct to admit the child to Royal College via DM Android App

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