Video: Sampur Plant is a ‘bribe’ given to Dr. Singh -JVP

10 October 2013 09:47 am - 9     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


The agreement to set up the Sampur Coal Power Plant Project was signed by the Sri Lankan Government mainly to induce Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to attend the CHOGM in Colombo, JVP parliamentarian Anura Kumara Dissanayaka said. “Signing the agreement is clearly a ‘bribe’ given to Dr. Singh ,” he said.

Video by Sanath Desmond

  Comments - 9

  • bandara Friday, 11 October 2013 05:58 PM

    dias, FTA with Inda was signed 10 years back

    haa hoo Thursday, 10 October 2013 10:28 AM

    Why can't these JVP fellows have a smile on their faces atleast once in a while. They look so frustrated and uncertain about everything.

    Perera Thursday, 10 October 2013 11:08 AM

    Lets see if the Indian PM accepts the bribe and attends the CHOGM

    dias Thursday, 10 October 2013 11:08 AM

    Why not sign a FTA with India. It will bring cheap labor and more other benefits to Mother Lanka.

    FOX Thursday, 10 October 2013 11:29 AM


    Flatwhite Thursday, 10 October 2013 11:58 AM

    bribe is atleast better cos you have something ratherthan JVP destroyed it during terror.You forgot the past mate

    Nodrog Thursday, 10 October 2013 12:17 PM

    Their job is to oppose everything irrespective of good or bad otherwise people will forget about them..

    M.V.R.Perera Friday, 11 October 2013 09:28 AM

    Is the cost of a unit Rs. !8 then on a 500Mw plant we will be loosing Rs 45 Billion a year

    Russel Thursday, 10 October 2013 06:54 PM

    if its give to china its wrong , if its give to india again its wrong i cant undestand this guys ,

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