Mervyn is back

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Former Deputy Minister of Highways Mervyn Silva has been reappointed to his post in the government, the President’s Media Unit said a short while ago. 

Silva was earlier cleared by an SLFP disciplinary committee from charges against him involving an incident where he had tied a Sumurdhi official to a tree in Kaleniya. 

Mervyn Silva was seen this morning taking part in a demonstration together with government ministers in Colombo in support of the 18th Amendment to the Constitution. (Daily Mirror online)
 

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  • Aruna Jayawardane Wednesday, 08 September 2010 09:13 PM

    I would like to see Dr. M. Silva appointed as a Vice Chancellor of a reputed university soon!

    Dr.Muthu Wednesday, 08 September 2010 09:41 PM

    Well Done H.E.!

    Suresh Thursday, 09 September 2010 06:44 AM

    More like SUBA ANAATHAYAK for all Sri Lanka!

    gato Thursday, 09 September 2010 06:44 AM

    Our country is heading towards good future.

    democrat Saturday, 11 September 2010 08:07 AM

    yup more entertainment, that's what we need

    Jayantha Wednesday, 08 September 2010 10:59 PM

    THE BEST COME BACK OF THE DECADE!

    Helasebala Thursday, 09 September 2010 07:10 AM

    Modern Goebbels of Modern ?

    Roshan DW Thursday, 09 September 2010 07:13 AM

    007 is back..By popular demand..The record number comments tell the story.Keep it up Doc..Don't stop..

    Lanke Banda Thursday, 09 September 2010 07:17 AM

    Dutu. G . please spring back to action to keep us entertained as we missed fun and frolic during your suspension.

    Bala Thursday, 09 September 2010 07:21 AM

    Why now. You should have expected this from past records. People like you have ruined this democracy.

    wasanthi Madurapperu Wednesday, 08 September 2010 11:41 PM

    We all knew that this drama would end like this!

    izzy Wednesday, 08 September 2010 11:44 PM

    Welcome back Mervin! Please keep the DM readers entertained!

    Nandimithra Thursday, 09 September 2010 07:24 AM

    Not a hope with our forgetful voters who love to be kicked around like headless chicken.

    Jooee Thursday, 09 September 2010 02:23 AM

    who is fooling whom ?
    This was expected from day one.

    Yeti Thursday, 09 September 2010 02:28 AM

    He's back with more power. Samurdhi officials, look out, for vengeance is Mervyn's!!

    H.de Silva Thursday, 09 September 2010 02:31 AM

    Tell him to plant trees along the highways.

    Calistus Jayatilleke Thursday, 09 September 2010 02:35 AM

    UPFA Magic Shows !

    Jen Thursday, 09 September 2010 02:44 AM

    What a joke...........

    Runal Thursday, 09 September 2010 02:57 AM

    HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA AH HA HAHAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA

    Barnbuddy Thursday, 09 September 2010 02:59 AM

    Dear MR you lost my vote

    senarath Thursday, 09 September 2010 03:02 AM

    Why only this man how many Mervins are there in this govt. These are the people needed by Srilankans.
    Senarath

    ase Thursday, 09 September 2010 03:08 AM

    first action of our dictator, wait for more, you people of fools paradise

    chaD Thursday, 09 September 2010 03:14 AM

    Oh god!!! why did i born in a country like this?????

    ashanthi Thursday, 09 September 2010 03:15 AM

    as expected

    IrajCalifornia Wednesday, 08 September 2010 04:02 PM

    Congratulations Mr. Mervin .....!!!!

    farshard Thursday, 09 September 2010 03:24 AM

    What a shame full people in country...

    Telemachus Wednesday, 08 September 2010 04:02 PM

    This is the last thing we wanted to hear in the already bad last few days!

    Tharaka Chanaka Wednesday, 08 September 2010 04:04 PM

    well, its part of the 18th Amendment...but sadly our village friends didn't see it coming.

    crazy Wednesday, 08 September 2010 04:04 PM

    Bit too soon.... JAYAWEWA SAMURDHI OFFICERS!

    crazy Wednesday, 08 September 2010 04:08 PM

    May be due to the pleasure of passed bill.

    adel Thursday, 09 September 2010 03:29 AM

    Clear indication of respect for law, for fellow beings. I dread the best is yet to be seen.........

    Diravidan Wednesday, 08 September 2010 04:18 PM

    Best wishes and good luck Dr Mervin we need your services to this country at least for one more decade.....Jayawewa

    Mahir Wednesday, 08 September 2010 04:18 PM

    Welcome back!

    demon Wednesday, 08 September 2010 04:20 PM

    hoo hoo we knew it ...they can't fool us...we are not ignorant like them...

    James Bond Wednesday, 08 September 2010 04:20 PM

    a home grown solution indeed!

    shanthi Thursday, 09 September 2010 03:37 AM

    Demon , well said we knew this on the first day it self.
    however , it is always better to maintain a person's attitude and respect.

    bish Thursday, 09 September 2010 03:47 AM

    LOL. Miracle Of Asia.

    TN Wednesday, 08 September 2010 04:22 PM

    What a Drama by entire SLFP members..........Wow It can be nominated for Oscar...

    Josh Wednesday, 08 September 2010 04:23 PM

    not surprised at all!!

    Janaka Wednesday, 08 September 2010 04:24 PM

    HA HA ... now that the DRAMA is over... can start his antics again

    Saradial Thursday, 09 September 2010 03:52 AM

    No thrill in this drama all scripts are same as we all expected.

    rRanjith Thursday, 09 September 2010 03:53 AM

    OMG all JVP and UNP would be happy to hear this. This woluld do much bigger work for them and results will 100% sure to come at the next election.

    Bakamoona Thursday, 09 September 2010 03:53 AM

    Mega Star 2010

    Oyage sudu kella Thursday, 09 September 2010 03:55 AM

    Aiyo we can't live without you being a minister. Congrats.

    Bala Thursday, 09 September 2010 03:56 AM

    Samurdhi taken for a ride as suckers.

    Nishantha Rajapakse Thursday, 09 September 2010 03:56 AM

    now showing in cinemas....

    Saradial Thursday, 09 September 2010 03:57 AM

    Dr M again on stage, lets enjoy , Thanks to MR and disciplinary(?) committee

    trick Thursday, 09 September 2010 03:59 AM

    SUBA ANAGATHAYAK for samurdi members.. good luck

    Dinesh Thursday, 09 September 2010 04:04 AM

    C'mon people of Sri Lanka! You seem to have not expected this. Surely we know by now how things go down here in SL :) Who's surprised by the 18th amendment being approved?

    Hash Thursday, 09 September 2010 04:05 AM

    nothing new.. we already knew he'll come back :D

    M.ASHRAFF NAZIM Thursday, 09 September 2010 09:39 AM

    MAN OF THE MATCH HAS BEEN REINSTATED TO HIS POST ANOTHER TREE IS WAITING FOR HIM

    Dr. wiki Thursday, 09 September 2010 04:06 AM

    Welcome back to ring Dr. TIE-SON.

    Roshan Thursday, 09 September 2010 04:17 AM

    The Samurdhi workers have to keep their mouth shut, if they try to strike again, then MR has all the power to dissmantle them.

    mohh Thursday, 09 September 2010 04:21 AM

    GOVERNMENT CANT DO ANY THING WITH OUT MERVIN SILVA...................................................................... u ROCKKKKKKKKKKK.,.,...

    mnsmart Thursday, 09 September 2010 04:22 AM

    May be a new university on "Modern Political Science"

    sanus Thursday, 09 September 2010 04:41 AM

    Overconfident MR is committing political Hara-Kiri. 18th
    amendment was bad enough, now turning a blind eye on this evil Doc, Sad to say this is the begining of the end.

    dilmi Thursday, 09 September 2010 04:45 AM

    This country is burning with many many problems. But whole Sri Lanka is a JOKE for this type of politicians. People dig their own hole.

    Smart Aleck Thursday, 09 September 2010 04:49 AM

    Why only as Deputy Minister? He should have been made Deputy Prime Minister for all the Dirty Work he has done for the Party.

    easternisle Thursday, 09 September 2010 05:02 AM

    Perfect timing, no? Complementing one enormous mistake with a smaller one is hardly going to allow the people to take note. Still we have the potential for more laughs now, as I didn't see any yesterday.

    Rohana Thursday, 09 September 2010 05:06 AM

    Hon. Dr. Mervyn Silva,

    In the name of Lord Buddha,if you are following truly the Dhamma preached by our great philosopher, please be good enough refrain from the methods of solving matters in a arrogant way. It is bad for the country and future generation. You may have read an article that one of Gramaarakshaka has done to lady who has come to him to make a complaint. Is this descent way of life. You all as legislators should make yourself as examples to others. If a father do wrong things in his life, he cannot tell his son or daughter to be good. As per Buddhism, for everything is to be judge by yourself. It is good or bad only that you will carrying to the next birth.

    # shamal # Thursday, 09 September 2010 05:06 AM

    Cograzzzz MR Mervin?

    Navin Thursday, 09 September 2010 05:06 AM

    Dr Mervin, you are a great leader second only to the Rajapakses!

    Roshan Thursday, 09 September 2010 10:04 AM

    He knows how to change the vote to his favour.

    simple joe Thursday, 09 September 2010 05:15 AM

    well i guess, my hope of some day getting old and dieing in my beloved country is gone, better pack up my things and find a country that respects its citizens. people like these are a disgrace for all the people that has a intelligence. is this the type of things we are going to see from president if so, wonder whats in store down the lane.

    nikita Thursday, 09 September 2010 05:18 AM

    thanks god, we will again have the entertainment

    Maha Adhikaram Thursday, 09 September 2010 05:21 AM

    Sanity has prevailed. With the court jester (Andare) missing the Parliament it will will never be a true Rajasabhava.

    pranandu Thursday, 09 September 2010 05:25 AM

    wow, his back, next as Minister then as PM , President and after King.......... God save Sri Lanka.

    M.H.Sheriff Thursday, 09 September 2010 05:30 AM

    I anticipated this, Asuba Anagathayak?

    mnsmart Thursday, 09 September 2010 05:49 AM

    suggest to nominate September 9th as "September Fools Day" instead of April Fools Day , only for Sri Lankans.

    Sammy Thursday, 09 September 2010 05:54 AM

    He himself was sure he'll be back. What a farce this whole episode was? He was removed just to immediately appease public sentiments and authorities waited for things to cool down to re-appoint him. No integrity.

    Delgoda Wednesday, 08 September 2010 07:22 PM

    Glad you are back. Please do something constructive for our motherland!

    Muhandiram Imsid Thursday, 09 September 2010 05:56 AM

    Crime doesn't pay - only for a little while!

    Ranjana Thursday, 09 September 2010 05:57 AM

    This is rediculous, In Sri-Lanka the suspect is honoured and the victim reprimanded, This will be the pattern in the future with the 18th amendmenbt

    Nan Wednesday, 08 September 2010 07:37 PM

    This is not news. Everyone knew that this was going to happen. We just didn't know the date.

    Ralph Anthony Thursday, 09 September 2010 06:06 AM

    This is the result of tee 18th ammendment. Hardly a day passed and this Joker is back in office. Many more of this nature will occur in the future.

    aravindha Thursday, 09 September 2010 06:11 AM

    So Sri lanka Superman is Back.. lol..


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