Private busses for general polls

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Commissioner of Elections Dayananda Dissanayake has assured the opposition that private busses will be used for poll purposes at the upcoming general elections. This assurance was given by Mr. Dissanayake when he met the representatives from the UNP, SLMC and the Democratic at the People’s Front today.  (YP)

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  • Wednesday, 17 February 2010 02:59 PM

    Another opportunity for Mr 10% to import 2000 buses or purchased at least 2000 busses with the tender.

    Wednesday, 17 February 2010 10:57 AM

    He assured so many things during the Presidential Polls but we witness his impotency.

    Wednesday, 17 February 2010 11:01 AM

    Why, Change? SLTB is better.

    Wednesday, 17 February 2010 11:02 AM

    good saving -public funds?

    Wednesday, 17 February 2010 03:16 PM

    We are fed up you with EC please do a porper jod you will never go nirvana but guaranteed hell is waiting for you.
    We all sow how media , public property, public servents etc etc were misused but you couldn't do anything to stop it this time also same thing will happen.You are only a spectator.

    Wednesday, 17 February 2010 11:08 AM

    Someone needs to stop asking this Dissanayake what to do and just do all the wrong things the government is doing. then there wont be any problems

    Wednesday, 17 February 2010 11:10 AM

    Who believes a word this fellow says.Changes his tune everyday.

    Wednesday, 17 February 2010 08:16 PM

    DM, learn how to spell 'buses' ...

    Wednesday, 17 February 2010 11:15 AM

    Do you think they will allow private bus to move? . Instead of is it not better that to have poling stations in critical and vulnerable points like refugee camps , so that traveling is not need.?. What is the best? That is how my silly brain understand the problem and solution.

    Wednesday, 17 February 2010 11:18 AM

    Watch out for tomorrows news..EC might say no..i didnt promise that..i was trying to say that the buses are SLTB (CTB)....:)..can believe What he says..after the two speeches he made on last time elections at the Day after Election and after few days from Election.. :)..I have doubts..hope all of you will feel the same..

    Wednesday, 17 February 2010 11:21 AM

    Plenty assurance can be given without any cost... but implementing same is what matters most...! Aint it folks...?

    Wednesday, 17 February 2010 11:31 AM

    So he accepts that CTB buses used in last elections lead for the vote rigging!!!

    Wednesday, 17 February 2010 11:32 AM

    Dont Belive the EC, He is just a Mouth!

    Wednesday, 17 February 2010 11:33 AM

    Election commissioner is an actor

    Wednesday, 17 February 2010 11:35 AM

    What he doesn't say is that for what purposes the buses will be used.

    Wednesday, 17 February 2010 04:00 PM

    A man of no principle. Who will beleive him. He said tthat there will be transport for the IDPs in Vanni, which didn't materialise when the govt. realised those people are with SF.
    Shame on you Mr Dissanayake. You are a disgrace to Srilankans

    Wednesday, 17 February 2010 11:36 AM

    Who is going to update the database behind the door??

    Wednesday, 17 February 2010 11:38 AM

    assurance!!! you are the man of the century Mr. Dayananda.

    Thursday, 18 February 2010 09:18 AM

    THIS FELLOW BRAINLESS CHICK NUT IS ONCE AGIAIN ON HIS LAST LEG TO OBTAIN MORE MONEY FROM MR AND GANG THIS TIME MAY BE BY BILLIONS AFT\ER HE GET THEM THE DESIRED 2/3 MAJORITY THERE WILL BE A GOLDEN HANDSHAKE OR SOMEOTHER HANDSHAKE AND THEN HE WILL RETIRE GO TO AMERICA AND LIVE A SUPER LIFE. REST IN PEACE.

    Wednesday, 17 February 2010 12:11 PM

    Private buses for the use by the opposition parties on payment on election day and CTB buses FREE for UPFA , is that Mr. Dissanayake means us to understand.??
    WHAT A DISCRIMINATION!!!!!!!!!!!!1

    Wednesday, 17 February 2010 10:42 PM

    There we go again; the 'COURT JESTER' in action ! ! !

    Wednesday, 17 February 2010 12:37 PM

    Guys... whats the ponit to speaking with the EC. He will give assurance for everything then he will tell he cannot control. Its a waste of time to speak with EC.

    Thursday, 18 February 2010 05:28 AM

    Chande dawaswala CTB bus aheniyak nam thibba.

    Thursday, 18 February 2010 05:28 AM

    Before operation private bus should be checked properly.

    Thursday, 18 February 2010 09:56 AM

    Ok good EC had given assurances of using private buses. for what? Then what about free and fair election? will he give that too then change his mind due to pressure from power. Nobody can trust him. Even sangaya wahansela got scared and postponed their meeting of chapter on the pressure of some elements

    Wednesday, 17 February 2010 01:07 PM

    Hope the private busses too will not disappear as happened at the recently concluded Presidential elections. At the beginning EC will tell all sorts of things to satisfy the opposition. At the last moment, he will tell that it is beyond his control and he will not get back to his seat and so on.

    Wednesday, 17 February 2010 04:46 PM

    MR Dissanayaka you are very old and weak election commissioner. you did mockery of the presidental election. the election will wi n by MR Rajapaska br others. if you a re CAS. class one officer. please respect your position. please retierd from severce fortwith.

    Wednesday, 17 February 2010 01:31 PM

    What for the telling Mr.EC. You are famous for change your morning word in the evening.

    Wednesday, 17 February 2010 01:50 PM

    Dear EC,I am sure after the GE they will ask you to change your officials including yourself .What has happened to "Computer gilmaat"? It has been dropped from their Election Petition.I am very very sorry for them.
    Dharmasena

    Wednesday, 17 February 2010 01:55 PM

    Dear EC. Please give them what ever they want.I am sure after the GE they will ask you to change your officials including yourself from future election process.What happened to "Computer gilmaat?It has been dropped from their Election Petition.I am very very sorry for them.
    Dharmasena

    Wednesday, 17 February 2010 02:24 PM

    Govt. mouth to be precise.

    Wednesday, 17 February 2010 02:32 PM

    Computer gilmal will be proved by the recount SF has asked for in his petition to be done in front of all candidates or their representatives. Not necessary to refer to it specifically.


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