Thurstan principal out

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The Principal of Thurstan College, Colombo had been removed from his position and posted to the Education Ministry with effect from today, Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam said.

The Minister said this decision was made as he had allegedly threatened a monk who was a member of the school staff.
He said an inquiry would be conducted on the matter.
 
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  • sri lankan Saturday, 21 March 2015 07:53 PM

    If some one from the school makes mistake, he/she will be transferred to Education Ministry. Why? Is the ministry = prison.

    simon Saturday, 21 March 2015 04:37 AM

    Allegedly threaten and he is out without any evidence. Sounds familiar !

    Mohan Saturday, 21 March 2015 05:43 AM

    Very good decision to restore some discipline. However what do we do to the monk who threated a member of parliament on camera, or storming a ministry ? Seem like this government has selective hearing and partial amnesia !

    chandi Saturday, 21 March 2015 06:52 AM

    this is insane right that man made my school beautiful via DM Android App

    bucky Saturday, 21 March 2015 02:40 PM

    what about cb governor wont he be kicked out or jailed ,god bless " yahapalanaya "

    AR Saturday, 21 March 2015 07:45 AM

    Why these monks are in politics and schools? as a religious teacher, then I agree. If not, they should focus on spreading the messaging of Lord Buddha.

    Euclid Saturday, 21 March 2015 09:02 AM

    This is due to the assault on a Buddhist monk who was a teacher at Thurstan College. I do put the full blame on the principal. Thanks to BBS, Ravana Sena and the JHU the respect for the Buddhist monks are diapering. The way some of these monks behave and speak in public is disgusting. It is better to look for the root cause and take remedial measures.

    de silva Saturday, 21 March 2015 09:35 AM

    The regulations should be changed so that all goverment employees should be sacked if he or she found guilty for a crime.They cannot have prevelages.

    Veda-mama Saturday, 21 March 2015 05:19 PM

    What has gone wrong with the temples? If nothing has gone wrong, then why on earth is that monks are deserting the temples and not preaching "Bana", now a days????

    kesba Friday, 20 March 2015 11:46 PM

    Monks have become public menace for the civilized society. Any extremist should be kicked out irrespective of their affiliated religion and ethnic group

    kondaya77 Friday, 20 March 2015 11:47 PM

    Wrong person was transfer d!

    dilip Friday, 20 March 2015 11:59 PM

    Any thing to get in to the lime light. Is this monk from the UNP ?


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