A tense situation prevailed outside the polling centre of the Sri Lanka Medical Council (SLMC), where its election is being held a short while ago, Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) President Dr. Anurudda Padeniya said.
He said that a GMOA Executive Member had been assaulted by another medical officer at the polling centre.
Dr. Padeniya said the GMOA member Dr. Senal Fernando, who was an observer of the SLMC election, had allegedly been tackled and assaulted by Dr. Thusitha Kahaduwa.
Dr. Senal Fernando has been admitted to the Emergency Ward of the National Hospital, Colombo following the incident.
Dr. Padeniya said Dr. Kahaduwa who was said to be Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne’s supporter and had a record of such behaviour.
He said that unexpected number of voters participated at the election, which the GMOA believed indicative of a malpractice. (Thilanka Kanakarathna)
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Comments - 34
Bala Wednesday, 24 January 2018 03:10 PM
Looks like this is a loser's talk to cover up the defeat. Sincerely hope so.
Patient Thursday, 25 January 2018 07:41 AM
Good, good, strike, strike!!!
Arnold Wednesday, 24 January 2018 03:13 PM
Politicians and those who can afford go overseas for treatment while we have no other choice but to be left at the mercy of these money hungry heartless thugs.
daham Wednesday, 24 January 2018 03:16 PM
If GMOA leadership goes to the other party, health authorities will dance like devils.
Rohantha Wednesday, 24 January 2018 03:27 PM
Are these Doctors or Conductors
BV Wednesday, 24 January 2018 04:56 PM
Please don't insult the conductors.They may be less educated but very much more decent.
Palli kanda Wednesday, 24 January 2018 05:54 PM
Rohan that, they are Medical medallist!!, some have no ethics but just build wealth at the expense of desperate! Should rot in hell.
BUSHEL Wednesday, 24 January 2018 06:24 PM
KAHADUWA HAS THAT RECORD IN EALIER NOW HE HAS GOT TO POLITICS
Slay Wednesday, 24 January 2018 03:30 PM
This is a classic example of Doctors meddling in politics rather than serving their country that spent millions in educating them.Now they become millionaires by fleecing the helpless patients.
KOLA KOLTIYA Wednesday, 24 January 2018 03:32 PM
SLMC CONDUCTORS ELECTION
Dhammika Wednesday, 24 January 2018 03:37 PM
Now the people of Sri Lanka can watch how the SLMC and the GMOA are behaving like street fighters and thugs showing their true colours.
Sonali Wednesday, 24 January 2018 03:47 PM
These are the hypocrites who took the Hippocratic Oath. They are nothing but a bunch of thugs in a white coat.
Dr.Siri Wednesday, 24 January 2018 03:51 PM
The pot calling the kettle black. The GMOA should be banned
Yahiya Wednesday, 24 January 2018 03:56 PM
Sri lanka barber association is more discipline than GMOA. This people send out from OPA building.
BV Wednesday, 24 January 2018 05:00 PM
Not barber association even Nattami Association is more decipleaned.
ananda Wednesday, 24 January 2018 04:13 PM
GMOA president should have been assaulted for the inconvenience caused to the public by these unscrupulous morons. via DM Android App
Udda Wednesday, 24 January 2018 04:20 PM
Medical professionals showing their true colors!
Vajira Wednesday, 24 January 2018 04:28 PM
Rajitha you should be more responsible as a health minister this is disgusting what you have done via DM Android App
Dee Wednesday, 24 January 2018 04:29 PM
'Con' Doctors .
citizen Wednesday, 24 January 2018 05:46 PM
SLMC registrar is MBBS(Con) Fake. GMOA elections always thuggery and con story, Now GMOA in SLMC beats Velu
Sajehan Wednesday, 24 January 2018 04:52 PM
This is the outcome of FREE EDUCATION.
CS Wednesday, 24 January 2018 05:51 PM
Dr. Kahaduwa should have thrashed Dr. Padeniya.
nissa Wednesday, 24 January 2018 05:56 PM
Journalists can take leadership in organizing an association to safeguard rights of patients at large to counter never ending injustices they are facing from GMOA. Fact remains that except for heartless doctors all others are liable to fall sick and become patients.
Govinda Wednesday, 24 January 2018 06:15 PM
SLMCSri Lanka Mental Conductors
BUSHEL Wednesday, 24 January 2018 06:31 PM
MPS FOUGHT IN PARLIAMENT, BANK ROBBED, PRINCIPALS GET HARASSED, PETROL SHORTAGE FORGOTTEN ELEPHANTS GET KILLED, COCONUT GOES UP, IGP MEDITATING , CRICKET GONE FOR DOGS, MEDICAL STUDENTS ON STREETS FOR MONTHS, NOW NICELY DOCTORS SET TO EAT AT EACH OTHER BY HEALTH MINISTER,
Lord Wolfstein Wednesday, 24 January 2018 06:33 PM
A good lesson to the GMOA. At the next strike they should get more lessons like this.
Park Wednesday, 24 January 2018 06:37 PM
When Doctors become THUGS we can imagine what sort of service they would provide to the patients. Its time the Government reigns in these GMOA members who have become politicians.
mnsmart Wednesday, 24 January 2018 06:51 PM
These days conductors are better disciplined
TONY Wednesday, 24 January 2018 06:56 PM
SHOULD WE CALL THESE ROWDIES DOCS ANY MORE
Calistus Jayatilleke Thursday, 25 January 2018 06:27 AM
Even underground thugs must be behaving better than this. What a shame for the country.
vasaluya Thursday, 25 January 2018 07:54 AM
GMOA says unexpected number of voters participated and it was a malpractice. So before this only a selected few participated always voting these goons in. The participants were all doctors. A lot of silent doctors voted. Hope padeniya is sent to hell.
rosebud Thursday, 25 January 2018 01:15 PM
If these thugs are our doctors I'd rather not entrust my life to their care. The medical institution which produces these thugs should be closed just like SAITM. Let's import our doctors.
Gamarala Thursday, 25 January 2018 01:32 PM
Dr Padadadeniya, Please stay clear of our health service. The public have no faith in you or the GMOA any longer
Maru Thursday, 25 January 2018 02:13 PM
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