Cabinet: JVP takes detached stance

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The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) today said that it would neither accept any ministerial portfolios of the National Unity Government of President Maithripala Sirisena nor take any part in it.

JVP Leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake said a government could provide only a limited service to the people in a-100 days of time.   

“The country is in need of a wide social reform but we don’t think the 100-day programme would be able to achieve that. We regret that Parliament members of the former government, attempting to cross over to the current government in hope of ministerial posts and other privileges,” Mr. Dissanayake told a news conference today.

He said though the JVP would not take part in the Cabinet, it had had requested the President to appoint a National Executive Council, superior to a Cabinet.(Darshana Sanjeewa)



  Comments - 19

  • Cheers Monday, 12 January 2015 04:21 PM

    Short lived when they fire their power oaheroscare not enough

    love the country Tuesday, 13 January 2015 12:34 PM

    very good ...keep up the good voice as always.. You know what ,, be reasonable to every one and bring out everyone whoever has got involved in corruptions and murders .. NOt only these 3 , if you look at the current government you can find many more ... from the supporters to the winners .. if that happen, general public has to come to power and rule the country ....

    Sam Monday, 12 January 2015 03:14 PM

    Great Guys!

    Deen Monday, 12 January 2015 03:17 PM

    Its a victory for you too.

    firoza Monday, 12 January 2015 03:18 PM

    Champions of the 2015 election. A lot to learn from them..

    Madhavi Monday, 12 January 2015 03:25 PM

    The JVP pundits know only to break but not to build!

    Appu Monday, 12 January 2015 03:35 PM

    YES! Secure our nation PLEASE

    iemerald Monday, 12 January 2015 05:21 PM


    Dinesh Edirisinghe Monday, 12 January 2015 03:49 PM

    We are with you. You are the heroes of the election.

    Amdon Monday, 12 January 2015 03:50 PM

    Well done. I love this politics. Pls push them to not to appoint new cross overs to a ministerial portfolio....

    shantha Monday, 12 January 2015 03:51 PM

    you have lot of works to do in future.Organizing rally s etc. but do not trouble the newly elected president.he is innocent not like champika , mangala and rajitha

    robin Monday, 12 January 2015 05:29 PM

    i know you people will do the best

    OMG Monday, 12 January 2015 03:54 PM

    Its time to reign in on corruption 100% like the Inland revenue reigns in on small businesses, like customs jumps all over small time entrepreneurs who bring 20 sarongs from India, etc.

    maa-banda Monday, 12 January 2015 03:59 PM

    I think now you have a bigger role to play to prevent those bullshits to escape from the low of the country

    Mevan Monday, 12 January 2015 04:01 PM

    Good show and hope that MY3 will not disappoint you.

    Pissa Monday, 12 January 2015 05:44 PM

    NEC, That means they want president to use more power than Mahinda?

    lawry Monday, 12 January 2015 05:47 PM

    A big thank you for the great support at elections. Please keep the pressure on for sustained unity.

    AJJAA Monday, 12 January 2015 06:03 PM

    JVP the rocking force who can dictate terms to any ruling government if it goes in the wrong track.........

    roshani ichihara Monday, 12 January 2015 06:04 PM

    Mr Anura Kumara I wish you should be the minister of Education

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