Probe launched on engineer occupying Speaker's chair

18 November 2016 02:53 pm - 5     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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Speaker Karu Jayasuriya has requested Parliament Secretary General Dammika Dassanayake to conduct an investigation into the incident where his chair in the chambers was occupied by an engineer.

The parliamentarian who lodged the complaint described this as an act that had caused disrespect to the Speaker and the country.

This engineer was reported to have occupied the Speaker's chair on Wednesday evening after the day's sessions had ended issuing orders to his fellow workers. (Yohan Perera)

  Comments - 5

  • Prakash Saturday, 19 November 2016 08:29 PM

    An engineer is a respectable person then a Bookie.

    Amila Friday, 18 November 2016 03:37 PM

    Nonsense. Probe the bond scam.

    Gayan Perera Friday, 18 November 2016 03:45 PM

    Yes this case is much more important than arrest those monks that verbally threatened to kill Sri Lankan citizens.

    Ajja Friday, 18 November 2016 03:53 PM

    O come on Speaker don't be so serious like a school master after all this is some fun by the Engineer during non Parliamentary time.You must respect common man who gave you the opportunity to sit there.

    BuffaloaCitizen Friday, 18 November 2016 04:34 PM

    Seriously, gone are the days when sitting on the Kings throne was a grave crime but in this modern world is sitting on the speakers chair a fault or crime or incorrect. Looking at all the incidents happening recently, it seems we are actually going back in times.


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