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Daya: Better for Ravi to resign

6 August 2017 01:21 pm - 15     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


The Minister of Primary Industries Daya Gamage said he personally believed it was appropriate for Minister Ravi Karunanayake to quit his portfolio until his innocence was proved in the allegations against him over obtaining a penthouse from the controversial Central Bank bond dealer Arjun Aloysius.

“Such a decision on the part of the Minister will be good for the party Minister Karunanayake and I represent as well as for the Government,” he said.

When asked about his stance about the No-Confidence Motion against Minister Ravi Karunanayake he said the leader of the party would decide on the matter.(Dayaseeli Liyanage)

  Comments - 15

  • AjithZ Sunday, 06 August 2017 01:54 PM

    Agree. Think he is in a very bad situation and no other options. Still, with politics anything is possible.

    SHM Sunday, 06 August 2017 01:57 PM

    Can anybody think of an alternative? We believe, definitely not. So why delay allowing one's dirty linen to be washed in public.

    ceylon Monday, 07 August 2017 01:45 AM

    why he has to resign .there is no court judgement as just started only. via DM Android App

    Harry Monday, 07 August 2017 04:02 PM

    ceylon - You seems to be on the pay list of R[K W] A.M.

    LKcricket Monday, 07 August 2017 02:22 AM

    Only to quit portfolio and still stay in the parliament! Is is ethical or is it legal? These the so called people who have been prmised to be part of YAHAPAALANAYA.This bunch is worse than the previous bunch.

    Hora Polis Monday, 07 August 2017 02:35 AM

    One must have strong nerves to put the party and the country before himself, but Ravi. K. is not such a person

    Test Monday, 07 August 2017 03:21 AM

    Why everyone is just taking about his resignation? Is there any reason for not to put him on jail for the rest of his life?

    john Monday, 07 August 2017 04:22 AM

    There is an inquiry going on, it's best for other ministers to carry on with their work without interfering otherwise as Gamage says, more will have to resign when more info comes into light.

    surath Monday, 07 August 2017 05:16 AM

    Resign Ravi Karunanayake,before the axe falls you are a natiional disgrace to the UNP and to the countryshameful,you were a shady character for a long time,the game is take your bag and run home to your so called family,before your trouser falls downgo to london and starat a life there with the huge foreignmoney you made from your native countrysee if you can sleep peacefully,I doubt it

    Jayan Monday, 07 August 2017 05:54 AM

    Just resigning is not enough. Ravi must payback all the robbed money and should be sent to jail.

    R J Das Monday, 07 August 2017 06:30 AM

    I am happy to see at least one UNP member talk sense. I wl never ever vote for UNP if this dont happened next week. We hv to put a stop to robbing poor peoples money.

    Daya Monday, 07 August 2017 10:19 AM

    Not only Ravi K. All other corrupt ministers like Malik, Kabir who have involved in the scam also should resign.

    Fedi Monday, 07 August 2017 12:08 PM

    Ravi K would be better candidate for 2020 than Dinesh G.

    ceylon Monday, 07 August 2017 02:20 PM

    successfull businessman like you is best to be finance minister.god knows what ravi good for.he is geat failer as finance minister.econony down. via DM Android App

    peter Monday, 07 August 2017 02:40 PM

    This gov. came to power promising good governance,when it was badly needed by people ,president favored his colleagues of presidential election by let them to form a government for 100 days, they were minority then , though he has power to do so, how much is it ethical inviting minority party to govern the country.due to his personal grudge, which exposed well so far he pulled MR 's leg announcing that even he got sufficient seats he wont let MR to be the PM.RK started this bloody game when they were in minority government and its coming up that each organizer got 50milion for election all contestants for 2015 august election by UNP are involved this scam.

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