Don’t fall prey – John Seneviratne

21 May 2013 01:38 am - 23     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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The government yesterday requested the working class people not take part in today’s planned- countrywide strike action and asked them not to fall prey to those who were trying to gain political advantage from the action.

Issuing a statement, Public Administration and Home Affairs Minister John Seneviratne requested public servants and other workers to report for work as usual.

  Comments - 23

  • Fayad Tuesday, 21 May 2013 02:35 AM

    Every body has fallen prey for 60% increase & 20% discount of light bill.

    hb Tuesday, 21 May 2013 02:41 AM

    None of these problems would happen.

    A public servant Tuesday, 21 May 2013 01:07 PM

    We have already fallen prey; We have voted for you all. You know how we suffer because of that?

    kota uda silv Tuesday, 21 May 2013 12:00 AM

    dear john, if we don't strike, will you reduce electricity tariffs?? via DM Android App

    . Amila.G Tuesday, 21 May 2013 02:45 AM

    We have all fallen prey any way due to the actions of the Government.

    OMG Tuesday, 21 May 2013 02:48 AM

    This has nothing to do with politics.

    This is struggle for hand to mouth survival.

    nicky karunarathnara Tuesday, 21 May 2013 03:07 AM

    CIA is behind all of these commotions. They waiting for a chance to pounce once country become anarchic. This is what they did in Iraq, Libya, Egypt and now in Syria. US and their allies do not like any country in peace. They want to see bombs, killing spree, divisions, infighting for them to intervene. That's their modus operand. Since the peace arrive in the country, they brought resolution and after resolution in UN for this purpose and only purpose trying to achieve..

    Thushara Tuesday, 21 May 2013 03:15 AM

    I feel sorry about this comment. Citizens who see and expect the justice with Law and Order expect a drastic change in the system in Sri Lanka, to live in peace and humans.

    Chewing Gum Tuesday, 21 May 2013 03:24 AM

    Electric charges are being increased. It it the CIA?A typical pin head trying to pass the buck.

    rw Tuesday, 21 May 2013 12:00 AM

    don't worry guys.he has to give a statement on behalf of gov at least via DM Android App

    abr Tuesday, 21 May 2013 04:10 AM

    Johnny S as a minister what else can you say. you parasites live off the common man. we have had enough of poor governance and corruption and waste. WE NEED A CHANGE. WE CANT LIVE OFF WAR STORIES.

    Chewing Gum Tuesday, 21 May 2013 04:24 AM

    Stand in front of a mirror and say " Don't fall prey". Then you will get the message on condition that you are not a pinhead.

    Punny Pellow Tuesday, 21 May 2013 04:25 AM

    Please allow us to fall and pray.

    Nomandy Tuesday, 21 May 2013 04:32 AM

    are you a paid worker of MR?

    MMI-Super Man Tuesday, 21 May 2013 04:42 AM

    The working class of the country has the fullest confidence in the President and the government and they will not contribute to any act which will cause disruption to the country’s development.

    Chewing Gum Tuesday, 21 May 2013 04:45 AM

    That is if there is "Development".

    Minister Tuesday, 21 May 2013 05:06 AM

    Good advice John. All of them will follow your advice if you can reduce the electricity bill. That is the only thing they are asking. By the way how much do you pay as your electricity bill?

    Minister Tuesday, 21 May 2013 05:04 AM

    We know you are not so serious with your statement, coz if you didn't issue that you will fall prey to the wrath of your boss!

    pinhamy Tuesday, 21 May 2013 11:27 AM

    This idiot is innocent.he knows what is true.Unfortunately this idiot is has to make this statement otherwise he will be a prey to his Boss.John aiya dont make jokes Aiya.......?

    Cobra Tuesday, 21 May 2013 01:53 AM

    Aren't we already the government's prey that they do with us whatever they want????

    Had Enough Tuesday, 21 May 2013 02:02 AM

    that means you want us to shut up and pay elecricity bills even increased by 100%?? your bills worth of millions is paid by us too..

    Upali Tuesday, 21 May 2013 02:12 AM

    Yes, Sir, we have already fallen prey to your boss and the clan. Now there is nothing much left in our bodies to fall prey to anyone else.

    Thomas RangerThomas Tuesday, 21 May 2013 02:34 AM

    Why are you people so scared of these things happening, because your Government has failed to 'deliver the goods', that's why. Maybe the President has forgotten the Lipton Circus agitations with hi in the lead in the past.


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