IIn a scathing attack against Ex- President Chandrika Kumaratunga in response to a speech she made in Kandy, Minister Mervyn Silva said that that the former President should be aware that he possesses many secrets about the Bandaranaikes and would reveal them if compelled to do so.
Speaking at a specially convened news briefing the Minister made remarks of a personal nature on the former President, her sister and son which could not be published due to its defamatory nature.
“I have kept my mouth shut for this long but now I’m opening it and will continue to speak. I am not afraid to tell what I have to tell” he said.
The controversial Minister said that the former President had forgotten what he remembers.
“She has forgotten that when the great S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike walked the aisle it was D.A Rajapaksa who was beside him. She has forgotten what I remember” he said.
Minister Silva referring to parts of the speech made by President Kumarathunga, said that people worship the Rajapaksas because southerners are grateful people.
“The country today is not like what it was under her leadership. She never worked on time, the country was without electricity. During that time the husband couldn’t find his wife in the night, and the wife could find the husband and therefore they slept with workers in the house. This was how the country was” he said.
The Minister also said that he was the broker of the marriage between Vijaya Kumarathunga and the former President.
“I was the broker of that marriage. I lived in that house at the time. I’m the one who took Vijaya to Aththangalla and to Nuwara Eliya. There was a time that the Bandaranaikes couldn’t do anything without Mervyn Silva. I was always in Sunethra Bandaranaikes vehicle” he said.
The Minister also said that he would never, betray another.
“I won’t betray people but I warn Madam Chandrika that my mouth is not very good there are a lot of things that I have to say and if she tries to be too smart I will reveal everything. I’m not afraid” he said.
The Minister in reference to a comment made by the Ex -President to the effect that thugs could not be politicians and that there were parliamentarians who tied public servants on trees , said that many SLFPers including himself were given nominations during her regime.
“Many of the parliamentarians including me received nominations under Madam Chandrika and her mother. I became a person that the Bandaranaikes couldn’t do without. I saw the sun rise, set and the moon rise at their house. Sometimes we gazed at the beautiful moon and stars. Only now I have become the person who tied people to trees” he said.
The Minister said that it was not only people that he could tie on trees, and that he even had the chance to marry a Bandaranaike.
“I’m saying this publicly, I had the chance to marry someone from the Bandaranaike family. But because I don’t use the fork and spoon and because I’m a ‘godey’ man I postponed it” he said.
When questioned by journalists as to the reason behind his allegations against the former President, after being a faithful person to her, the Minister said it was because of the nature of the remarks made by the former President. (Hafeel Farisz)
why kudu silva so upset about thugs in parliament?
reader Saturday, 02 March 2013 12:00 AM
yes sir please come outwith all it will be interesting via DM Android App
Jambo Saturday, 02 March 2013 01:32 PM
Sir you are rIght left and center and up !!!!!!!! What am I saying
RIP Saturday, 02 March 2013 12:00 AM
Anyone wants be the next president, hire this guy. via DM Android App
Punny Pellow Saturday, 02 March 2013 02:39 AM
Why he does not write a best seller, I do not know?.
S.Sriranjan Saturday, 02 March 2013 02:15 PM
Obeidency moves from One family to Other by Mervin!!! What about Tomorrow???
Gankukula Saturday, 02 March 2013 02:11 PM
He worshiped her on all fours and called her a modern day Viharamahadevi! :-)
Ravi Saturday, 02 March 2013 07:26 AM
Why mervin gets so upset when some one talks about thugs???
marcus fernando Saturday, 02 March 2013 02:40 PM
MR be carefull, this man will call you the god now because you are in power.once you are out, he will come out with all your secrets.some times even tie you to a tree.
ud Saturday, 02 March 2013 03:07 AM
we all knew the secret ,that you washed her clothes
Ranil Saturday, 02 March 2013 03:09 AM
This must be the real hell we have to put up with these polititians on a daily basis
Ranjit Saturday, 02 March 2013 03:26 AM
When you sleep with dogs you wake up with fleas. Polarization is evident. What is needed is a muffle.
Steve Saturday, 02 March 2013 03:33 AM
Kiss and tell
Southpaw Saturday, 02 March 2013 07:47 AM
Thanks to CBK Uncle Mervin is where he is .
Hadi Saturday, 02 March 2013 03:28 AM
This is a warning even to the head of the present government. He will let the cat out of the bag.
Kane Saturday, 02 March 2013 07:50 AM
Those people manipulate the public votes to become politicians.
Thomas Saturday, 02 March 2013 03:38 AM
Another political thug speaking through his ass, later on he will even start blacking mail MR, stating that he knows all secrets of the Rajapakse family.
Sonali Saturday, 02 March 2013 08:10 AM
Not only for the Bandaranaike's, but anyone in power. That's why you always see him on his knees worshipping the President. Think about it... How else is he expected to maintain a parliamentary position?
Max Saturday, 02 March 2013 08:16 AM
He should eat some of the fish recommended by his friend Wimal to get his moley organised.
Anura Saturday, 02 March 2013 12:00 AM
He has spoken the ultimate truth this time... via DM Android App
Raju Gopal Saturday, 02 March 2013 04:12 PM
GODAI GUY no YOU ARE A DONKEY
ravi Saturday, 02 March 2013 04:22 PM
One thing always true is, you will do the same to Rajapaksa if he not in Power or Any one
abdul Saturday, 02 March 2013 04:34 PM
a worst 'seruppu soup' in political history
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