I still want to be made deputy minister - Muthuhettigama

28 June 2012 11:36 pm - 8     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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Galle District MP Nishantha Muthuhettigama, at a media briefing at his office in Galle recently, said that though Sanath Jayasuriya had withdrawn his request for a deputy minister’s post he (Muthuhettigama) would not do so

He said he had been in politics for twenty years and had begun his career as the youngest Pradeshiya Sabha Member ever, on being elected to the Nagoda Pradeshiya Sabha.

He said he had had to overcome many obstacles and had even been jailed. He had worked with dedication during two presidential elections and was not satisfied with his present status. He regretted that he had been overlooked for a position in the Provincial Council. The voters who elected him with the highest number of preferential votes in the Galle District were waiting eagerly for him to be elevated to a higher position and this had encouraged him to ask for a deputy minister’s post, he said

He did not care whether Sanath Jayasuriya had withdrawn his request or not, he would continue to insist on a deputy minister’s post for himself and he believed that the president would be fair by him, he said.

  Comments - 8

  • ANURA Friday, 29 June 2012 04:31 AM

    I think you are too immature for the job.May be you are good as a security guard at Temple trees providing security for the V.I.P's there.

    Minister Friday, 29 June 2012 04:33 AM

    Yes yes, why not? We need more clowns for the cabinet!

    Bigsam Friday, 29 June 2012 05:02 AM

    Can't you also go dance in India?

    Sharukh Friday, 29 June 2012 04:55 AM

    Try to be a dancing star. Then you too will withdraw your request.

    asoka Friday, 29 June 2012 06:24 AM

    why deputy...? you have all the qualities to be a senior minister...we need more people like you...

    yoyo Friday, 29 June 2012 01:45 AM

    The miracle of Asia.

    Calistus Jayatilleke Saturday, 30 June 2012 07:07 AM

    If some Indian TV Channel can offer him too a chance to be a dancing star, we Sri Lankans could be spared of this misery.

    CHANDRAPALA Friday, 29 June 2012 03:06 AM

    You have to do some exercises without thinking about the ministry post.


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