Ananda and Nalanda students clash: 8 hospitalised

2017-02-15 16:02:32

At least eight students were hospitalised after a clash between students of Ananda and Nalanda Colleges in Colombo yesterday afternoon, police said.

They said five students from Ananda College and three students from Nalanda College were among the injured due to the clash that occurred in Borella and Maradana Police areas.

The injured were admitted to the National Hospital, Colombo.

Five students were arrested by the Borella Police and ten students from the Maradana Police in connection with the incident.

Police said a CTB bus and another private bus were damaged due to the clash in Borella while a car and a van were damaged in Maradana.

Meanwhile, three students were admitted to the National Hospital due to a separate clash among students of the D. S. Senanayake College, Colombo yesterday afternoon, hospital sources said.(Darshana Sanjeewa)

  Comments - 51

  • Kanishka Wednesday, 15 February 2017 17:00

    Ane little boy fights. At that age they think they are like the underworld. Little boys fighting

    Reply : 18       39

    Bala Wednesday, 15 February 2017 17:17

    Start you - ideal future members for IUSF.

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    Praba Thursday, 16 February 2017 05:30

    According to media pundits only GODE children come to state universities

    Reply : 2       12

    Fowzul Aleem Farook Wednesday, 15 February 2017 17:22

    To avoid future clashes among the students friendship associations must be mooted and encourage students of various schools to take part in some activities in a year to understand each other. Today's youths are tomorrow's leaders.

    Reply : 5       46

    max Wednesday, 15 February 2017 17:23

    So called "big" schools! Pathetic!

    Reply : 16       49

    Ali Hukunz Wednesday, 15 February 2017 17:57

    Future Pradeshiya Sabha members, then MP's and finally corrupt Ministers. Future of Sinhala society.Sri Lanka

    Reply : 4       30

    shantha Wednesday, 15 February 2017 18:40

    Why only happen here in third world and not Singapore or Emirates?

    Reply : 6       33

    aravinda Wednesday, 15 February 2017 19:33

    You don't hear them in those countries because there are fitting punishments to prevent them.

    Reply : 4       32

    Booruwa Wednesday, 15 February 2017 21:31

    Shantha, this iindiscipline is rife because our law enforcement, criminal justice system, and penal code is non- existent.

    Reply : 0       22

    Gamage Wednesday, 15 February 2017 21:44

    Because people in those countries aren't Mentally Insane Insecure Criminals like our people.

    Reply : 2       26

    Nandun Wednesday, 15 February 2017 22:49

    Look up the amount of gun violence in Chicago. Its not just the 3rd world.

    Reply : 17       11

    Citizen Thursday, 16 February 2017 02:42

    Because our politicos lead the way, started back in 1980.

    Reply : 2       10

    sanjeeva Thursday, 16 February 2017 09:24

    how can the students be disciplined when the principals are taking bribes for Grade 1 entries?

    Reply : 0       7

    Doctor Wednesday, 15 February 2017 18:57

    we are responsible for their future

    Reply : 2       12

    Shelly. Wednesday, 15 February 2017 19:12

    Getting used to taste the sweetness of human blood. via DM Android App

    Reply : 1       11

    ANTON Wednesday, 15 February 2017 19:14


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    Nanda Wednesday, 15 February 2017 19:18

    Are they being taught to become future leaders of the SL underworld ?

    Reply : 2       21

    rosebud Wednesday, 15 February 2017 19:18

    Our education system is rotten. GOSL has a lot on its plate. via DM Android App

    Reply : 0       17

    bimba Wednesday, 15 February 2017 19:23

    IUSF fighting not for their own problem and for future of the country. But these little boyd may be fighting for a love affair or similar silly things via DM Android App

    Reply : 22       2

    Hesh Wednesday, 15 February 2017 19:47

    Waste of free education. Same idiots who waste their time acting gangsters will one day blame their misfortunes on politicians.

    Reply : 2       23

    msfiniium Wednesday, 15 February 2017 20:22

    Sulohitha Sangramaya(Waliya) probably for a girl from a near by balika

    Reply : 0       19

    sanjeeva Thursday, 16 February 2017 09:23

    sulohitha sanhaaraya... ha ha ha

    Reply : 1       0

    dickie bird Wednesday, 15 February 2017 20:36

    feed back from free education...................Certain politics

    Reply : 1       13

    Nana Wednesday, 15 February 2017 21:06

    I am an old Nalandian, sad to see the pathetic level our dear school had fallen, politically influenced school administration should bare the full responsibility. also Old Boys association should be disbanded as they too only good at collaborating to the destruction of our great school.

    Reply : 3       22

    Leo Wednesday, 15 February 2017 21:21

    Not a Nalandian but sad to see. Anagarika Darmapala would have killed himself seen this stuff.

    Reply : 0       16

    CitizenBrownie Wednesday, 15 February 2017 21:21

    Are you sure they are "students" and not "russthiyaadu kaarayo"? This must be their primary lesson in how to become future underworld thugs!

    Reply : 0       11

    ceylon Wednesday, 15 February 2017 21:25

    these all happen only in government schools and government universities. via DM Android App

    Reply : 4       17

    kondaya77 Thursday, 16 February 2017 01:05

    Do away with all the big matches.colonial stuff!

    Reply : 3       8

    mathantheivendran Thursday, 16 February 2017 01:29

    what was principle and teachers doing ? They do not know what students are upto ? these all not students mistake all their parents and schools are responsible for not teaching them the correct path . Funny leading schools

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    Sam Thursday, 16 February 2017 04:38

    Why do we never see news that gateway college and the British school colombo have been at it, or Lyceum and some other international school. The answer is probably that there is no old boys associations to stir things up at these school. Old boys associations are mini mafias and should be banned.

    Reply : 6       6

    Dee Thursday, 16 February 2017 08:52

    What on earth has an OBA got to do with school boys fighting? Will you blame the Parent Teachers Association as well? Just because you don't have an OBA , don't talk nonsense.

    Reply : 3       7

    MBBS (Non SAITM ) Thursday, 16 February 2017 05:32

    Must have watched live parliament debates

    Reply : 1       6

    Don Thursday, 16 February 2017 05:38

    Guess whats coming up big matches the underlying factor to these fights. The schools should take responsibility for their own products and suspend anything that causes this kind of rivalry. Its only a hindrance to academics and the public during these matches. via DM Android App

    Reply : 0       4

    Dee Thursday, 16 February 2017 06:45

    The 'ayiyas' and 'mallis' fighting. The 'maamas' and 'nandhas' will worry now. Because the boys will get delayed to enter 'free' uni's where they meet the 'akkis' and 'nangis' from sister schools and continue this battle at lipton circus. Next they will 'demand' for jobs because they are qualified when we get much more talented people from abroad. And they will continue the 'struggle' until the cows come home.

    Reply : 1       12

    Lakshman Thursday, 16 February 2017 06:56

    Childhood start from parents.So who is the MODEL.Children learn modeling from thier parents.WAKEUP my Brothers and Sisters stop blaming school teachers and the Government.

    Reply : 2       5

    danny Thursday, 16 February 2017 07:13

    Big match in fist fighting.

    Reply : 1       1

    P de silva - canada Thursday, 16 February 2017 07:41

    You media guys are ...... stupid still scared to published , when write truth . when mentioned about politicians and so on. but running behind unnecessary matters . we see things clearly by living outside the country like the foreigners see . Its bad for our country's image that is why we write , we were born Sri Lankans not because to satisfy or make happy like you stupid dumb as....... . though I live here I am from a higher back ground with media , advertising and ect. take out the sheepskin and behave like a real loin . shame on you guys . bye and take care . have a good day .

    Reply : 8       2

    mj Thursday, 16 February 2017 08:34

    You need English lessons.

    Reply : 1       18

    Casanova Thursday, 16 February 2017 17:53

    P de Silva would have studied at either Ananda or Nalanda and lives in the French colony.

    Reply : 0       4

    mj Friday, 17 February 2017 05:57

    He should take his sheepskin off stop hiding in Canada and come and show Sri Lankan media how a real lion should be. Unbelievable comment to come from a person who has left the herd of lions

    Reply : 0       0

    Mohamed Hisham Thursday, 16 February 2017 07:56

    GMOA "any comments" ?

    Reply : 1       4

    Don Tuesday, 21 February 2017 15:20

    We welcome the patients but only at private hospitals. We'll admit you for our commission.

    Reply : 0       0

    Sachith Thursday, 16 February 2017 08:03

    Oh come-on people. Guys fight. That's what kids that age do. Don't tell me you were all saints when schooling. Just don't make a big deal out of it.

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    Ajja Thursday, 16 February 2017 08:06

    I am sure those boys are living in the infamous towns of Mariya Kade,Maradana or Borella.No matter the school is great, the admissions from the vicinity makes a big impact to these schools.So dont blame those two great schools.

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    mj Thursday, 16 February 2017 08:38

    There are other,schools in that area that are based on the principles of discipline. You don't hear fights of this nature from them at all. The children are thought values and virtues.

    Reply : 0       7

    loui Thursday, 16 February 2017 08:28

    great shools should have a positive impact on its students no matter where they come from. The school head and teachers should take responsibility. IQ 100 but EQ is zero. Sad.

    Reply : 0       5

    DillonDP Thursday, 16 February 2017 08:51

    These students must be severely warned and suspended and any post they may hold in school should be removed with immediate effect. they must be used as an example to future students who think they are living like a movie start.its is pathetic to see the moral and up bringing of these kids.

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    Heshan A Thursday, 16 February 2017 09:43

    Brothers do fight sometimes but brotherhood remains same! Dont make a big deal out of it! And all the negative commenters here, never had a fight in ur school days? Pathetic!!!

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    Casanova Thursday, 16 February 2017 09:57

    what more can you expect from these schools?

    Reply : 1       4

    Dumbara maama Thursday, 16 February 2017 21:06

    These are the consequences of the violent culture and corruption that the leaders have given to our beloved nation.

    Reply : 0       1

    Piyavi Wednesday, 22 February 2017 13:52

    50 comments already...over a boys' fighting !!! ... oh come on people...stop moaning over a nothing...!

    Reply : 0       0

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