Pillayan stripped of security

26 February 2010 05:25 am - 30     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


By Jamila Najmuddin

The military security provided to Eastern Province Chief Minister and TMVP Leader Sivanesathurai Chandrakanthan has been withdrawn with immediate effect, TMVP sources told Daily Mirror Online.

The TMVP is unaware of the reason behind the security withdrawal and is expected to write to the Police DIG of the area to seek security for the Chief Minister’s residence, TMVP sources added.
The move comes after the TMVP recently decided to contest the upcoming General Election independently and not with the ruling UPFA government.

The TMVP had last week decided to contest in the north for the first time and stated that they were confident of a victory in the Jaffna peninsula.

However party members had added that they were facing obstacles from opposing parties who were contesting in the district and due to this they were expecting some clashes just before the polls. “We are expecting some clashes in the north but we are ready for the challenge,” TMVP members had stated.

  Comments - 30

  • Friday, 26 February 2010 10:57 PM

    He is past his 'best before' date. So now no security, as he is dispensable. Karuna take note! You may be the next.

    Friday, 26 February 2010 05:55 AM

    Election Commissioner please wake up. It is your area. How someone can transfer Government Servants during the election period?

    Friday, 26 February 2010 05:55 AM

    hehehehe....we all know the reason which TMVP not aware of. If you are independantly contest then do not expect to depend on security from government. Government provide security to dependants. Isn't it fair enough.

    Friday, 26 February 2010 11:25 AM

    Good lesson to Pillayan, now you know who is MR. Better join SF's gang and fight against MR, we will back you mann.

    Friday, 26 February 2010 11:29 AM

    All these are not good signs for Mahinda... believe me.

    Friday, 26 February 2010 12:20 PM


    Friday, 26 February 2010 07:26 AM

    Well done MR. Pillayanta Suba Anagathayak.

    Friday, 26 February 2010 07:30 AM

    did u get better security when u were working for VP?

    Friday, 26 February 2010 02:36 PM

    it is very clear now the security belongs to UPFA only

    Friday, 26 February 2010 02:38 PM

    If you cannot understand this simple reason you should not be in politics.

    Friday, 26 February 2010 07:33 AM

    Very good to listen....

    Friday, 26 February 2010 08:11 AM

    Pillaiyan is always armed, isn't he ?

    Friday, 26 February 2010 08:20 AM

    A historical lesson for pillayan (grade 1)

    Friday, 26 February 2010 08:38 AM

    Sugar is sweet is a "known fact" likewise opposing the government is bitter that is aso a "known fact" now. Suba Anagathayak.

    Friday, 26 February 2010 08:45 AM

    super super response

    Friday, 26 February 2010 09:01 AM

    He cannot have it both ways - to be on his own and also look for special rewards that come with an affiliation to the ruling party.

    Friday, 26 February 2010 04:35 PM

    Yes, he must be disarmed as well!

    Friday, 26 February 2010 09:29 AM

    Well said uditha! ha! ha!

    Friday, 26 February 2010 09:30 AM

    Politicians work for public ,so no need security.well done Makinda you decesion.

    Friday, 26 February 2010 05:06 PM

    Now Pillayan will understand the "use and discard" mentality of the Govt ... Voters beware!

    Friday, 26 February 2010 07:39 PM

    Pillayan, your 'head' next?

    Friday, 26 February 2010 08:33 PM

    If this so-called security has already been established in the country, as declared and celebrated, then there is no need to provide personal security, for anyone. This should apply to all, whether government or not. ... No point in just wasting money on the forces, when there is no such requirement.

    Friday, 26 February 2010 08:37 PM

    Will declare 'Tamil Elam' and then escape to India?

    Friday, 26 February 2010 08:56 PM

    This means he is on the list ... ?

    Friday, 26 February 2010 05:35 AM

    Keheliya must have done his 'SECURITY ASSESSMENT' and would have decided that there is no threat. Same theory they applied for Sarath Fonseka. You lick my shoe, you get everything. You stop licking, you get nothing. That is what we call assessment.

    Friday, 26 February 2010 05:38 AM

    well done.

    Friday, 26 February 2010 05:40 AM

    Obviously, because Pillayan has decided to contest the general elections on his own without the UPFA. Providing security is the exclusive domain of the government and provided at the whims and fancies of those in charge. The theory "either you are with us or with them" applies in all these cases. Also looks like Karuna did not have any compassion towards his erstwhile ex-colleague.

    Friday, 26 February 2010 05:41 AM

    After election ????

    Friday, 26 February 2010 05:43 AM

    If he support he will enjoy all the benifts, otherwise no security nothing.

    Friday, 26 February 2010 10:41 PM

    Because he (Pillian) said SF is the real hero!

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