A clergy concern

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Student Monks from Sri Jayewardenepura University protest against what they called the alleged disrespectful behavior of University officials towards monks. Pics by Indraratne Balasuriya

  Comments - 26

  • ind Monday, 25 October 2010 11:23 AM

    In north, at that time LTTE never disturb universities. Here it's otherwise. Seems like JVP is worse than LTTE.

    MK Monday, 25 October 2010 11:43 AM

    Yeah.. and this so called 'protest' was done just for the camera. because as soon as the camera's left this morning, the protest was over!!!!

    Hasiya Monday, 25 October 2010 11:57 AM

    These days the clergy rarely say bana or preach.. They just get onto roads & behave worse than the ordinary people.. what a pity

    Hasiya Monday, 25 October 2010 11:58 AM

    should done immediatly

    Ruwanthi Monday, 25 October 2010 12:06 PM

    It seems lot of comments are against Student protests. Am I right thinking most of the people hating student protest are the people who had no luck of entering to the university? So they might be little bit jealous of uni students

    Lankaputra Monday, 25 October 2010 12:09 PM

    Remove the monks from regular universities! There are two universities for monks: Pali and Buddhist University and Buddhashravaka Bhikku University. Restrict them to these universities where there is some Vinaya! Bring the much delayed Sanghadikarana act to allow senior monks to punish rowdy monks! Done!

    AZ Monday, 25 October 2010 12:13 PM

    not at all Ruwanthi - i don't think there's much to envy about local unis now. The people are just annoyed with these stupid waste of time protests by hooligans

    snz Monday, 25 October 2010 12:15 PM

    unexpectable move

    Obelix Monday, 25 October 2010 12:27 PM

    I agree with you. The we call inferiority complex.

    chatura bandara Monday, 25 October 2010 01:09 PM


    JAYA Monday, 25 October 2010 10:17 AM

    cleggy concern about whati have seen to my own eyes actions and behaviour of some of these so called monks disgrace to buddhism publishing these pictures in papers and in internet is insulting to buddhism

    Rajika Monday, 25 October 2010 10:17 AM

    Can we see them as monks?

    yajith Monday, 25 October 2010 10:19 AM

    Prof Sunil Ariyaratne, please drive some sense to both parties

    shanthapriya Monday, 25 October 2010 10:19 AM


    Upul Monday, 25 October 2010 10:24 AM

    Unlike good old days, respect is not a right. it has to be earned.

    knight Rider Monday, 25 October 2010 10:24 AM

    one way or the other they are all on the streets protesting over something and neglecting their Education which is main reason for entering the uni. whoever is behind all this has successfully executed a plan of total confusion and chaos in all universities.

    nishan Monday, 25 October 2010 10:31 AM

    Asked by last April no...come on.go on.......

    Fayad Monday, 25 October 2010 10:32 AM

    Monks has to set examples to other
    What is disrespectful behavior, assaulting the university officials ????????????

    gUL fERNANDO Monday, 25 October 2010 10:36 AM

    This is the future religous leaders of our mother land

    rosh Monday, 25 October 2010 10:47 AM

    Shame on these ... They will tarnish the image of the nation and the great respect towards the Cheevaraya !!! We havnt seen a single father , pusari or movulavi being hit and chaised by the police

    Heman Fernando Monday, 25 October 2010 10:51 AM

    A nother Mr brothers work. They will attack all the unies and ruine the country. The fallow donkies are supporting them by sending comments

    spark Monday, 25 October 2010 10:55 AM

    And perhaps polical too...maybe next President too...

    Managala Monday, 25 October 2010 10:57 AM

    This is medicine for anything in SRI LANKA if they do right or wrong community needs to accept it otherwise they do SATHYAGRAHA .True meaning of the word is destroyed.

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