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Sat, 19 Oct 2019
While the crisis in the Green party over the selection of a candidate for the big poll is deepening, several other party seniors too have begun entertaining the hope of being the candidate.
A coterie of backers of an aspirant to top office has hit upon a novel propaganda gimmick, they say.
The head of this city council has now left the country on a foreign visit and the deputy currently acting in the post is said to be planning a coup to oust the head.
This politico who was rather late in joining a new political party was greeted with boos and catcalls by the gathering when he showed up at a public meeting organized by a stalwart of the new party.
A public reception to a VIP vying for a top office in the country had been organized on a grand scale in the Kandy area recently.
A get-together to express goodwill to Punchi Dasa was held the other day at the Colombo residence of a close relative of ‘a lion-like’ state purohita.
There was intense jockeying in the recent past by interested parties to have their favourite appointed to a very high post in a security service. In fact, the appointment made later created a stir in certain diplomatic circles.
A prominent top team member of the government paid an official visit to Jaffna recently.
There is a minor political party leader who has made it a habit to address a prominent aspirant to top office as ‘Janadhipatitumani’.
A leader of a political front in the upcountry estate sector had recently called on a leading astrologer in India to get a reading of his political future.
Several Blue Diyawanna members have planned a strategy to prevent Number One from going into an alliance with Pohottuwa, they say.
Now that Shantha has quit the national list to make it to Diyawanna direct from the preference list, it is the Blue party led by Number One that has got the turn to fill the former list’s vacant slot.
A friendly foreign country is said to have donated 10,000 battery-operated multi-colour light bulbs to illuminate the venue of a political meeting of the main party held with much fanfare the other day.
A dainty fair politico is said to be brazenly misusing the human and other resources of a public institution for purposes connected with the wedding of an offspring of hers.
A certain party organizer had to suffer a loss of face when a high political authority harangued him in the presence of a large gathering at a public function held recently in an area of an ancient kingdom fame.
There is a white-collar high-up at directorate level in charge of a supplies division in the Health Ministry, who is said to be so tenaciously clinging on to his office that some employees have come to calling him ‘Bahirawaya’ (A demon believed t
The leaders of the pro-Punchi Dasa backbencher-group had asked all fellow-members to attend the recent Badulla public rally. However, reports say that some of them had given this event the miss.
A stocky former Diyawanna politico from the South who had once been a close buddy of Number One has found himself at cross-purposes these days, they say.
There is a flamboyant JO senior hailing from the central hills, who held high political office in several previous governments.
There is a Buddhist monk – a hardliner on national issues -who very often takes the government to task.
An incident where a khaki high-up had ordered a pregnant woman subordinate to be on duty out in the street one full night has become the main talking point among the khaki personnel in a certain area these days.
A former political high-up had reportedly made a request to several Buddhist prelates to use their influence with a very high political authority to secure for him a governing office by removing the incumbent already appointed.
This uniformed high-up of a state-run lodge – a namesake of a failed Kandyan king- is known to have secured his job thanks to the influence of a political bigwig.
An aspirant to Number One office is said to be visiting places on a photoshoot for a promotional video these days.
A senior politico has reportedly threatened to smash the teeth of a young party member at an important discussion of their political party.
There is a politico who is deep in debt and is artfully dodging his creditors.
A well-heeled sibling of a top political figure in our country looked some time ago, set to stage a major political stunt.
The ongoing battle among some hopefuls in the Green party to secure nomination to contest the upcoming big poll has caused much disgust among some disinterested members, they say.
Fast bowler Mali the other day said adieu to ODI cricket. Several political leaders attended the farewell accorded to the cricketer. Some of them received a warm welcome from the large crowd of fans present on the occasion. However, the reception som
A senior Green party bigwig had recently got a special Photo Shoot done by a group of veteran shutterbugs.
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