The government today blamed the leftist JVP of a conspiracy to topple the government and charged that it would not be reluctant to take legal action against those who engaged in such conspiracies.
Issuing a statement the government Information Department stated that “State Intelligence agencies were currently investigating after receiving information that thugs had been utilized during the last week’s Free Trade Zone (FTZ) protest to attack the police and create a violent situation.”
The statement also thanked all parties who allegedly averted another incident like the FTZ clash during the funeral of worker Roshen Chanaka and stated that the JVP was behind misleading FTZ workers regarding the Private Sector pension scheme and creating an intense and violent atmosphere in the area.
The statement also charged that JVP’s clear motive to topple the government using this unfortunate incident to fulfill their political will and said that “carrying placards stating ‘send Mahinda Rajapaksa home’ is clear evidence of JVP’s conspiracy to topple the government but not to win the right of the people.”
“The doors of Temple Trees are open to discuss any matters in any field and that the public should be mindful and attentive against such conspiracies against the country,” the statement said.
Comments - 37
upul Monday, 06 June 2011 07:55 AM
Another eye wash and balme some one else
saman Monday, 06 June 2011 08:01 AM
What about the Western ! countries and UN !
Prof Wickramatillake Monday, 06 June 2011 08:19 AM
Oh for the first time, MR Govt has got into a fear psychosis
kalusudda Monday, 06 June 2011 08:24 AM
How did you became President, w/o JVP, you should been on th eother side.
Rimzan Hassan Monday, 06 June 2011 08:38 AM
According to the Government these days anybody who speaks the Words "Freedom of Speech", "Democracy" or "Human Rights" is a Person who is Conspiring to overthrow the Government.
TRUTH Monday, 06 June 2011 08:37 AM
I wish JVP could correct the mistake they made in 2004
UK TAMIL BOY Monday, 06 June 2011 08:41 AM
UK TAMIL BOY Monday, 06 June 2011 08:43 AM
cracko Monday, 06 June 2011 08:48 AM
Why not use white vans instaead.
ajith Monday, 06 June 2011 09:42 AM
Be sincere in your acts. This would never happen if the leaders are honest as .people have lost faith on them. The pension scheme is not for the benefit of Private sector but to snatch their billions of rupees. They are like sniff dogs.
indika Monday, 06 June 2011 03:46 AM
We say in the television who connected to this riot. Them will have to face the conciquenses. What's wrong with that ?
backstreet boy Monday, 06 June 2011 03:47 AM
please tell us something new !
Roshan Monday, 06 June 2011 04:21 AM
Did JVP gave orders to shoot?
Wara Monday, 06 June 2011 04:24 AM
Thank you General public for understanding JVP plan and avoid making another bloodbath in SL again like 1988.
rosh Monday, 06 June 2011 04:27 AM
Correction. Not only the JVP.
Cynic Monday, 06 June 2011 04:32 AM
Wow! now they are talking of legal action. The arrogance has started to decline. Earlier they though anything could be done with2/3 majority in parliament.
Ramesh Monday, 06 June 2011 04:37 AM
JVP is good at this. That's what they did to RW' period Then it was good now it is bad Some Logic?
Wara Monday, 06 June 2011 05:10 AM
No, they lead for the riot, even after the government inform that FTZ workers are exclude from the scheme AND LEAD AN INNOCENT WORKER TO DIE.
hemjey Monday, 06 June 2011 05:08 AM
No they provoked the police to shoot an innocent. This has been one of their strategic practice as examples can be found in the history.
Ravana Monday, 06 June 2011 05:26 AM
Since when is a legitimate attempt to rid the Country of a corrupt and inefficient Government illegal ?
basila Monday, 06 June 2011 05:30 AM
if "temple" is open for the discussions why the peoples are gathering under the "trees"