Gammanpila urges Govt. to ban TNA

5 December 2016 02:58 pm - 18     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


The Pivithuru Hela Urumaya (PHU) today urged the government to ban the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) in order to ensure democracy in Sri Lanka.

Addressing a media briefing, PHU General Secretary Udaya Gammanpila said the TNA was the main opposition of Parliament, and that was the gravest misfortune of the nation.

“The TNA has direct links with the LTTE. Earlier, the TNA virtually functioned as the political wing of the LTTE. The former LTTEers voted for the TNA and ensured its victory in the last elections and the TNA also stands for the rights of the LLTEers,” he added.

Referring to a statement made by President Maithripala Sirisena who called TNA Leader R. Sampanthan best Tamil leader in Sri Lanka' s political history, Mr. Gammanpila said it was because Mr. Sampanthan supported government’s each and every decision.

He said Mr. Sampanthan was the one and only opposition leader in world history who had voted along with the government for the Budget without proposing a single amendment.

“Mr. Sampanthan stand bias to the government. He has done this several times. Therefore, it is obvious that he should be the best opposition leader to the government,” he added.


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  Comments - 18

  • hello Monday, 05 December 2016 06:59 PM

    Let's ban PHU and get rid of you.

    kawantissa Friday, 09 December 2016 08:37 AM

    Now, would someone please propose to the Government to ban Gamanpila and his foul speech!.

    Wesmo Wednesday, 07 December 2016 03:29 PM

    No doubt

    J Palitha Monday, 05 December 2016 10:21 PM

    Not only that he should be arrested for cheating people with forge signatures with bogus deeds.

    Kadupol Jothywansa Monday, 05 December 2016 10:22 PM

    Gamampilla has only about 6 people around him. Who will vote for this good for nothing fellow.

    AMIR Monday, 05 December 2016 10:44 PM

    You all are the same. There is no difference between you lot and TNA. How long do you think you can do politics in the name of minority. Your boss, I mean Mahinda Rajapakse, lost the election because of the minority vote. Today sadly Tamils and the Muslims make the decision who rule Sri Lanka. Mahinda knows very well.

    pradeep Monday, 05 December 2016 03:48 PM

    you the other side of the same coin. All extremism parties should be ban including yours.

    Maya Monday, 05 December 2016 03:53 PM

    See who talks ? A guy on bail, awaiting trail on fraud charges. First clear your name before preaching !

    CITIZEN Monday, 05 December 2016 03:55 PM


    donald Monday, 05 December 2016 04:05 PM

    When you were with the previous government , why did you ask MR to BAN TNA ?.., Were you sleeping during the previous gov. period ?

    Sandun Monday, 05 December 2016 04:09 PM

    What a piece of nonsense. This fellow goes around making stupid statements and media is giving free publicity to him.

    BuffaloaCitizen Monday, 05 December 2016 04:25 PM

    What else have you and your boss Ali Baba have to sell to the citizens of this country other than threats, racism, religion and western agenda's which are products of bankrupt sick black-listed politician crooks.

    B S perera Monday, 05 December 2016 04:34 PM

    MR had the best opportunity to do it as TNA openly supported the LTTE which was a banned organisation and was on a killing spree of civilians and in a war with a legitimate government

    SP Monday, 05 December 2016 04:37 PM

    Request the government to ban you and stooges.That will be better for the country.

    Dirty Harry Tuesday, 06 December 2016 04:34 AM

    Not for Long boss !

    REALPATRIOT. Monday, 05 December 2016 04:40 PM


    sobers Monday, 05 December 2016 04:40 PM

    He is trying to create communal disharmony and provoke racism. This fellow needs to be arrested.

    Daily Boru Monday, 05 December 2016 04:55 PM

    First ban Mr. Pille party.

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