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MR slams Constitutional Council

15 February 2019 11:21 am - 10     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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The entire state sector has been collapsed today due to arbitrary actions taken by the Constitutional Council, Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa said yesterday.

He said this at the opposition leader's office in Colombo in response to a question about the law and order situation in the country.

"Criticising the Constitutional Council is not the same as criticising the judiciary or belittling it. Because of CC's arbitrary action, the entire state sector has collapsed today," he said. (Lahiru Pothmulla)

  Comments - 10

  • De Silva Friday, 15 February 2019 11:28 AM

    Their stooges are not appointed. That is the grouse

    Perumal Friday, 15 February 2019 01:45 PM

    If he had a chance he would do the same as he did to a former chief justice.

    lkboy Friday, 15 February 2019 02:12 PM

    Spot on!

    roshanaly Friday, 15 February 2019 11:49 AM

    You are upset that they did not nominate your supporter to the Appeal Court President post.

    Jude Friday, 15 February 2019 11:50 AM

    Can you comment on that brief but comical 52 day Premiership !!!?? Huh !!

    Janaka from Matara Friday, 15 February 2019 12:09 PM

    .with that diatribe, the former autocrat provides the reason why CC should continue, as assertively as it does.

    Banda Friday, 15 February 2019 12:29 PM

    Those who disrespect the nation's constitution are now talk bad about the CC that was a result of 19th amendment because the same amendment prevented them succeeding in their adventure.

    King of buffaloes Friday, 15 February 2019 12:31 PM

    The only thing collapsing today is your popularity.

    ShakeSpear Friday, 15 February 2019 01:02 PM

    Shows in inner gut and how he wants to dominate or better term dictate the governance of Sri Lanka. Never never vote for this man, the dictator in waiting.

    Vasa Friday, 15 February 2019 01:40 PM

    People who are ignorant of the law are now talking.MR better keep your mouth shut and let people think your are a fool than open your mouth and prove you are one.

    Haramanis Friday, 15 February 2019 02:29 PM

    Well said Sir - you have re-stated what everybody already suspects

    Arthur Friday, 15 February 2019 04:24 PM

    Of course you hate the CC. You were the CC and the state sector during your time.

    Dee Friday, 15 February 2019 05:57 PM

    There are two goods words as responses to your stance ! " .... ..." Shall refrain from saying it.

    BSP Friday, 15 February 2019 06:53 PM

    Sirisena slams CC. MR slams CC. Do we expect anything different from them?

    Buddhist Friday, 15 February 2019 07:33 PM

    We all know very well what is in Mahinda's mind. He wants his friend the lady to be appointed so that his and his family litigations can be managed.

    PARAS Saturday, 16 February 2019 11:05 PM

    There was a story that "The wolfs are being worried because the sheeps are being left out in the rain.

    Ghost Monday, 18 February 2019 08:01 AM

    MR is like the early morning 'koha' now, takes up every call and passes them on!


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