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Deputy Minister Mervyn Silva, speaking in parliament a short while ago, said that he did not tie the samurdhi officer to a tree yesterday but the officer tied himself in order to set an example to others to support the anti dengue initiate of the Deputy Minister.

The Deputy Minister also read a letter from the samurdhi officer. Meanwhile the opposition castigated the Deputy Minister for his action. (KB & YP)

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  • Neomal Wednesday, 04 August 2010 05:19 PM

    The video clearly shows Mervyn Silva telling his security officer 'meya bandinawa gahata'.

    The problem is that he takes the public to be idiots as he is.

    Nimal Thursday, 05 August 2010 04:55 AM

    Come on Mervyn. First tie the dengue mosquito the mango tree. After that tie yourself to the mara tree. That is the solution to the dengu epidemic.

    gama Wednesday, 04 August 2010 05:54 PM

    + He is the sort of guy we need in politics, in Sri Lanka - getting popular by the day!

    Liberal Man Wednesday, 04 August 2010 12:31 PM

    Is there any chanse that Merwyn resigns from politics ?

    dass Wednesday, 04 August 2010 12:36 PM

    Shall we professionals go back to SL. No way, Jose!

    Thanush Thursday, 05 August 2010 05:15 AM

    What Mervin Silva did was mad and ugly. There is no second opinion about it. I am not aware very well about his mental condition as well. However, such harsh punishments sometimes work. Look at Saudi Arabia. Crime rate is zero. Because Punishments are severe. Here the crime is Samurdhi Officer cheats public who pay him salary by their tax money by ignoring his duty.

    mohammed Wednesday, 04 August 2010 12:40 PM

    One day he may try to tie up MR in tree for giving him ministarial post.

    Otuwa Wednesday, 04 August 2010 12:44 PM

    @prasad

    Don't forget, many Rupavahini guys had to face serious consequences later on!

    Concerned Citizen Wednesday, 04 August 2010 12:48 PM

    .....how long are we to tolerate such actions?

    As long as this idiotic government is in power!

    citizen1 Wednesday, 04 August 2010 12:58 PM

    Somehow the words 'mervin' and 'innocent' don't sound very compatible.

    Common sence. Thursday, 05 August 2010 05:47 AM

    Mr.Mervin we know you are a fool but dont show your foolishness to the world. Its shame to Sri Lanka, your party and for your voters too.

    Riz Wednesday, 04 August 2010 10:23 AM

    Oyaa Baba....

    PABA AND ROSY Wednesday, 04 August 2010 01:00 PM

    i know about mervyn. he is a innocent man

    S.Sriranjan Wednesday, 04 August 2010 01:09 PM

    Now a days Dramas are more popular than Cinemas!!!

    Elaris Wednesday, 04 August 2010 01:09 PM

    latest adddition to the parliamentary jokes

    subhash Wednesday, 04 August 2010 10:28 AM

    oh . . .. what a nice story . . .!!

    Anand Wednesday, 04 August 2010 10:29 AM

    Drama #3

    Steve Wednesday, 04 August 2010 10:30 AM

    Samurdhi officer has gone mad!!! Innocent Mervin.

    ane apoy Wednesday, 04 August 2010 10:30 AM

    Oh really, we all accused Dr.Mervyn unnecessarily. We are so sorry

    ENTREPRENUR Wednesday, 04 August 2010 01:17 PM

    NOW LOOK OUT VERY CAREFULLY THE NEXT NEW LINES WOULD

    MINISTER MERVYN HAS BEEN CALLED TO PRESIDENTS HOUSE AND REPRIMANDED (JUST A DRAMA FOR THE MEDIA)

    THIS STATEMENT IS BOUND TO COME

    Jazzy Wednesday, 04 August 2010 01:22 PM

    Hey Fellows ,

    Please don't complain . The people deserve the Govt they voted for. Better luck next time.that is if there will be a next time.Our Modayas will vote the same way again.

    samath Wednesday, 04 August 2010 01:23 PM

    I think those people who voted for this guy are jokers too....what a shame.........kelaniya the Jokers land

    kassa Wednesday, 04 August 2010 10:33 AM

    Oh really....We saw everything in TV news yesterday.

    alex Wednesday, 04 August 2010 10:36 AM

    No ..no...the robe itself tied the officer to the tree :)

    Gamey godaya Wednesday, 04 August 2010 10:36 AM

    Hahah of all the nonsense Mervyn has come up with, this has to be the best. Hahaha what a joker. Someone please call the lunatic asylum!

    sujeeva Friday, 06 August 2010 02:46 AM

    No as long as the fools in Sri Lanka elect these kind of Madmen with thumping majorities to Parliment.

    Padikaramaduwa, G Wednesday, 04 August 2010 10:43 AM

    It is true, he is innocent.

    SC Wednesday, 04 August 2010 10:43 AM

    i love this drama man !!!!

    ruwani fernando Wednesday, 04 August 2010 10:43 AM

    so what we saw on TV yesterday was a teledrama/ ?

    sanus Wednesday, 04 August 2010 10:46 AM

    Why doesnt the H.E> President MR have the guts to kick out this lunatic doc.

    K2 Wednesday, 04 August 2010 10:46 AM

    You mean he pleads INSANITY!

    Lanke Banda Wednesday, 04 August 2010 10:52 AM

    This is the Most bizarre lie ever uttered by a Human. The Proof is in the Video.

    sharm Thursday, 05 August 2010 01:08 AM

    then why is the samurdhi offical in hiding, and his family fearing for their lives??!! this guy is unbelievable - and nobody will stop him. what a dictatorship.

    I Hussein Wednesday, 04 August 2010 10:53 AM

    I am sure that there are some idiots who would believe this story too. Typical UPFA under MR.

    prasad Wednesday, 04 August 2010 10:55 AM

    He has forgotten the lesson learn from Rupavahini Corporation staff..

    Ganga772 Wednesday, 04 August 2010 10:57 AM

    The whole world witnessed through the TV how he got himself tied

    Hemal de Silva Thursday, 05 August 2010 01:29 AM

    And say that he had done it himself.

    Jehan Thursday, 05 August 2010 09:51 AM

    Clearly the infrastructure needs of this country aren't roads and bridges but lunatic asylums to house all those in Kelaniya who voted this man into parliament.

    TMA Wednesday, 04 August 2010 11:00 AM

    Wow! this Samurdhi guy would have been in the Circus. Tying himself 2 a tree? What a skill

    Kumar Wijayasekara Thursday, 05 August 2010 01:41 AM

    This drama has been staged to shift the public anger from Health Ministry and politicians to Public Servants.

    SW Wednesday, 04 August 2010 11:08 AM

    Our country is run by jokers like this.

    Vince Wednesday, 04 August 2010 11:09 AM

    No!!! Instead President must tie him to a tree or post in front of the parliment.

    Otuwa Wednesday, 04 August 2010 11:16 AM

    Small observation:

    Most of us don't dare sacrificing our 'normal lives' and doing something great for the country. We just go on blaming the system and the fat ones in the parliament. I am guilty of that too.

    Further, we have bunch of crooks, bimbos etc ( I will not insult the animals) running for elections where we are supposed choose better ones out of those (of course we don't even do that properly...)

    Vicious cycle ain't it?

    Dr.R.seneviratne Thursday, 05 August 2010 03:06 AM

    can you remember the days prior to the elections when the samurdhi officers extorted the polling cards of the samurdhi recipients? i am sure if this official was from kelaniya he would have voted for Mervin. Well, if you sow the wind you reap the whirlwind.

    Roshan Thursday, 05 August 2010 03:08 AM

    Shame even Minister of Health Hon. Sirisena doest' know about the incidence.

    Sanath R Wednesday, 04 August 2010 11:24 AM

    He is riduculing the parliament and the country as a whole. How long are we to tolerate such actions??

    Roshan Khan Thursday, 05 August 2010 03:16 AM

    I thing you are right !!!

    Kalani Raja Thursday, 05 August 2010 03:19 AM

    Great acting but Weerawansa still in front.

    Imran Khan Thursday, 05 August 2010 03:32 AM

    This is the reason why i love this minister.

    NDS Thursday, 05 August 2010 03:39 AM

    Good luck to the country. Crazy fellows are running the show

    DT Thursday, 05 August 2010 03:56 AM

    Poor us... No authority. Only Kings and Queens ruling Mother Sri Lanka.


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