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Parliament dissolved from midnight

2018-11-09 22:30:46
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President Maithripala Sirisena has signed the proclamation to dissolve Parliament with effect from midnight today, co-Cabinet Spokesman State Minister keheliya Rambukwella told Daily Mirror.


  Comments - 64

  • Lankaboy Friday, 9 November 2018 22:41

    How many millions is going to be wasted?? Its all on tax payers ..god bless SriLanka. This Will be the last term for My3 for sure

    Reply : 66       418

    Valavan Friday, 9 November 2018 23:17

    It will be the last and first time surely

    Reply : 11       242

    siripala Friday, 9 November 2018 23:43

    we are ready to send you home for GOOD

    Reply : 9       252

    Ghouse Saturday, 10 November 2018 12:20

    Already 28 Billion rupees has vanished from foreign capital within last two weeks. This gong haraka has made people in the country and the foreign governments to laugh at us and make our lives difficult again.

    Reply : 5       39

    Shanty Wickramasighe Saturday, 10 November 2018 12:43

    Wish army to take over.

    Reply : 35       17

    Shas Friday, 9 November 2018 22:42

    RIP SL

    Reply : 51       288

    shan Saturday, 10 November 2018 12:19

    What a waste of Tax Payers money, with this two week illegal performance.

    Reply : 7       31

    Nabzta Friday, 9 November 2018 23:06

    With a farmer making decisions like this without any consideration to the constitution, we're just going back in time, even further from the backward trajectory we were all ready heading. I just hope to god that we save this country.

    Reply : 40       263

    Nissanka Friday, 9 November 2018 23:32

    who grows your rice? Pigs?

    Reply : 98       134

    Gayan Friday, 9 November 2018 23:41

    Go to the poll booth and vote who ever u like.

    Reply : 17       115

    valan Saturday, 10 November 2018 13:20

    Please don't disrespect the farmers. Some of the SL politicians are a special kind with only selfish motives.

    Reply : 0       30

    khan Saturday, 10 November 2018 22:23

    @ NissankaIndia and Pakistan our biggest rice imports. depending on what rice u like

    Reply : 0       2

    Samanmalee Friday, 9 November 2018 23:07

    Unbelievable, he brings in a new government without a majority, he prorogues parliament to block any vote , and when the new ministers have been sworn in he dissolves parliament.What happened to democracy !

    Reply : 18       260

    Banda Friday, 9 November 2018 23:40

    Democracy is an overused word created by the West,but origin is in the East,to fool the world.

    Reply : 44       92

    Valan Saturday, 10 November 2018 13:22

    What will happen to the millions paid for crossover, will they keep it or have to return it?

    Reply : 0       25

    PonSiva Saturday, 10 November 2018 22:30

    Democracy is not good for developing countries like Sri Lanka. We dictators like Stalin, Mao Tse Tung who made Russia

    Reply : 4       1

    Saman Friday, 9 November 2018 23:07

    I doubt election is the answer. The composition will be the same. I mean, lots of new and old thieves and thugs. People should decide wisely.

    Reply : 11       197

    Sanjeewa Saturday, 10 November 2018 11:10

    Elections is not the answer. The answer is legal action to invalidate the unconstitutional dissolution.

    Reply : 4       26

    Vimal Carlos Friday, 9 November 2018 23:08

    Please. Invite the British back to rule us. We are better of to be ruled by the white man. We cant rule ourself in a Western styled multi enthic state at all.

    Reply : 57       334

    colonial slave Saturday, 10 November 2018 12:17

    Yes I am happy to work in the railways force fully if I don't have money to pay and escape...also I like to pay dog tax under the colonials ..oh and also body tax...we love the British...yours truly western bum licker UNP tribal green blooded slave.

    Reply : 35       13

    Rajitha Seneviratne Friday, 9 November 2018 23:09

    Election is the ultimate form of democracy. Great news for the people of Sri Lanka.

    Reply : 212       123

    abc Friday, 9 November 2018 23:29

    Good news for slaves, in this case

    Reply : 43       171

    nihal Friday, 9 November 2018 23:09

    God bless sri lanka...we are facing the danger of isolation, polarization and reaching a never returning point of anarchy. Even in the 30 years of war in the past we never experienced this kind of power hungry dogs in leadership and undemocratic situation in this country.

    Reply : 27       207

    citizen Friday, 9 November 2018 23:10

    What happened MS you went against the constitution and finally for your fault we the public are to suffer, what about the majority you were boasting about and promising that you will not dissolve parliament. You are not eligible to be the President,

    Reply : 12       178

    rkumar752003 Friday, 9 November 2018 23:12

    Second trump card. Now the game is over. Srilanka is heading back to 1980's. God save Srilanka.

    Reply : 25       171

    palle Friday, 9 November 2018 23:12

    Great news for democracy. Let the people decide.

    Reply : 142       98

    Keeraipidi Friday, 9 November 2018 23:41

    Why and when?The President must abide by the law as it is now. Don't you agree?

    Reply : 17       91

    Miktham Friday, 9 November 2018 23:13

    Yet another parliment joke ...

    Reply : 12       123

    Mandayan Friday, 9 November 2018 23:14

    It is going to backfire on SLFP and MR very badly as the nation is angry.

    Reply : 39       182

    Gayan Friday, 9 November 2018 23:42

    We shall soon see who is angry at whom. Dont we?

    Reply : 118       52

    fool3 Friday, 9 November 2018 23:14

    yes.how many millions to be spend for this.all our poor peoples tax .better.freeze all ill earned money..whoever..it is.

    Reply : 9       116

    Vinoth Friday, 9 November 2018 23:20

    What a waste of money... at the end of the day whose money are these jokers spending... this is what Happens when we vote for uneducated people

    Reply : 13       147

    Saradiel Friday, 9 November 2018 23:21

    He is worse than a mad dog on the loose. The entire nation including his supporters got to be very careful.

    Reply : 10       142

    DN Friday, 9 November 2018 23:21

    This is against the constitution....

    Reply : 29       125

    Gayan Friday, 9 November 2018 23:44

    Elections are the best form of democracy. Who is afraid of elections?

    Reply : 97       61

    Vinoth Friday, 9 November 2018 23:21

    The entire Sri Lanka comes under president my3

    Reply : 72       37

    ks Friday, 9 November 2018 23:26

    SL has become a joke in Asia, shameless politicians have no respect for democracy, people and the constitution...they are all selfish

    Reply : 11       122

    Gayan Saturday, 10 November 2018 00:15

    Elections are the best form of democracy. We can all respect the constitution by voting. Joke will be on anyone who oppose an election.

    Reply : 93       42

    Jessica Friday, 9 November 2018 23:28

    Who ever thought that innocent looking dude will behave like a tyrant. Using executive powers to the max. He earlier said he couldn't do anything 'cos RW was an obstacle. Now what? Oh god! Where is this going to end?

    Reply : 12       146

    Dr RIFAI .UK Friday, 9 November 2018 23:34

    Thank you for avoiding blood bath.

    Reply : 24       67

    Anderson Friday, 9 November 2018 23:46

    You idiot! Is this ur 2nd trump card??? I dont think it's a joke anymore, u r not fit to be president or a gramasevaka.

    Reply : 10       126

    Lion Sinhale Friday, 9 November 2018 23:49

    Election is the most prominent thing in democracy. It is not a wastage...... Those coward and fake civil societies are now afraid of elections as people will throw away those neo liberalists and bring back patriots.......The democracy is at its peak.....

    Reply : 124       53

    vithura Saturday, 10 November 2018 00:21

    Go on have election everyday and you will have achieved the pinnacle of democracy!!!

    Reply : 19       89

    Democrat Saturday, 10 November 2018 00:26

    For that you can’t have elections every month at public’s expense and country’s instability. People elected parliament for 5 years. So dissolving a parliament before that is against democracy. It is dictatorship

    Reply : 21       107

    sanath Friday, 9 November 2018 23:49

    Before the general election, we should have the presidential election, because now we are having an unconscious president. and also an unconstitutional government but

    Reply : 15       126

    sg Friday, 9 November 2018 23:56

    Most best decision..at the momentum time..people will decide what they want.

    Reply : 26       82

    Hajendren Perinpam Saturday, 10 November 2018 00:15

    Mr.Maithri is a worst president ever and it is the suicide of Maithri. Even god can not save the country.

    Reply : 19       100

    Democrat Saturday, 10 November 2018 00:22

    I am scared of Friday nights now. Do not know what will be there when I wake up. Scared of my country and it’s democrazy looted by thieves

    Reply : 12       95

    Sils Saturday, 10 November 2018 00:28

    The entire nation should ABSTAIN from voting until everything is done constitutionally, starting from reconvening parliament and inviting both RW and MR to show their majorities. In a democracy, the validity of the people's vote is subject to a constitution that has NOT been violated and NOT a constitution that has been violated.

    Reply : 28       72

    P Bemunuge Saturday, 10 November 2018 00:30

    Let us send home for good Siresena farmer.

    Reply : 12       86

    Gayan Saturday, 10 November 2018 00:47

    Irony is that farmers will decide who wins the forthcoming elections.

    Reply : 17       71

    P Bemunuge Saturday, 10 November 2018 00:42

    Does the President, a farmer knows what he is talking about? You are not fit to be the President who cannot take a stand on issues that concerns the peoples' rights.

    Reply : 18       92

    P bemunuge Saturday, 10 November 2018 00:46

    Your website is a joke. This is what you call the freedom of the press. My foot.

    Reply : 77       34

    DillonDP Saturday, 10 November 2018 11:04

    Can the British take over our country back PLS

    Reply : 10       17

    Ajja Saturday, 10 November 2018 11:07

    Is he the man who ran across naked at the Galle stadium recently.

    Reply : 4       23

    Athula Saturday, 10 November 2018 11:09

    Earlier it was India that destroyed our nation and now it is China. Because we dont have straight thinking people.

    Reply : 6       23

    paul Saturday, 10 November 2018 11:10

    What would happen to the country where the president is brainless?

    Reply : 5       24

    Samantha Saturday, 10 November 2018 12:22

    Sirisena is in thirst of blood. This fellow need to send home.

    Reply : 5       26

    Dhammika Saturday, 10 November 2018 13:00

    First MS said there is a CONSPIRACY to kill him and gota . Then he brings a BUTTERFLY story scene and appoints a new PM when there is a sitting PM . Appoints a cabinet of ministers and disolves it the NEXT DAY . What a BUNCH of JOkers in a CIRCUS while 21.7 million people are watching this pathetic DRAMA.

    Reply : 6       49

    nimal Saturday, 10 November 2018 20:43

    all of these political leaders are the same. Mr.Srisena is another version of Mr.Rajapaksa. It can be observed by analyzing his speeches since he became the president.

    Reply : 0       2

    ra Saturday, 10 November 2018 20:45

    Mr.Srisena promised Tamils to have investigation into war crimes during the presidential election by aligning with TNA. He also claimed that he had difference with MR. Can anyone believe his claim were genuine?

    Reply : 0       4

    rasi Saturday, 10 November 2018 21:18

    This is the karma did to innocent tamil civilian killed in the cross fire by army and separatists. Everybody is selfish in this beautiful island,not the policitians.

    Reply : 0       2

    riham Saturday, 10 November 2018 23:23

    All Hon Minister should be no pay till next election and parliament.

    Reply : 0       5

    Murali Saturday, 10 November 2018 23:23

    Mr.MS , do u know I went on the bus from Colombo to small island near kayts , have to take old boat to small island almost 16 hours travel without sleep just to vote for you hoping sri Lanka can progress n develop n improve the standard of living , where all my sri Lankan pple can live better n provide everything for there children. But you pushed my beautiful country back ward . I'm not against any party or any individual but plz enough is enough .

    Reply : 0       7

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