Cultural Affairs Minister S.B. Navinna said lewd behaviour was not allowed in and around Independence Square in Colombo because it was a public place.
However, he said, couples who behaved could be there.
“Wedding couples also use this area for photographs after getting permission. That is alright. There are warnings against lewd behaviour anyhow,” he said.
Asked whether he had received an order from the top to take action against the two security officers who had ordered out a couple from the site, he said he was out of Colombo yesterday and, therefore, could not be contacted by anyone during the day.( Kelum Bandara)
mnsmart Monday, 07 March 2016 09:28 AM
Pl take legal action against King Kashyapa as well for drawing indecent pics on Seegiriya wall
mm Monday, 07 March 2016 09:54 AM
what about the Anuradhapura era pem yuwla stone carving via DM iOS App
Sangaralingham Monday, 07 March 2016 10:29 AM
Dignity of the site location must e maintained
mahendra Monday, 07 March 2016 10:34 AM
What a joke from a minister...' I was out of colombo and therefore cannot contact anybody....ha ha ha...
Az Monday, 07 March 2016 10:46 AM
Aiyo Minister lewd behaviour is not allowed in any public place-not only in Ind. Square. via DM Android App
JJ Monday, 07 March 2016 10:47 AM
There is huge difference between "lewd" behaviour and relaxation. You need to define what "lewd" behaviour is. Couples holding hands cannot be construed as "lewd" behaviour. Please grow up.
Wesko Monday, 07 March 2016 10:59 AM
This Man is working for Joint Opposition.?
Redna Monday, 07 March 2016 02:26 PM
Uncle, your ideas are outdated. Please retire and leave the public in peace!
shantha gamlath Monday, 07 March 2016 07:02 PM
This statement has a some reality, couple who need to stay freely they can stay their, but if they need to do unnecessary love behavior, they have to find out another place to do that kind of things freely. Because , independence square is not a place for that kind of sexual actions. No need to create unnecessary attention in this regard. This is not a European country, This is Sri Lanka and majority people are attached their cultural values. Young people must understand cultural volubility as well.
Rakitha peries Monday, 07 March 2016 09:05 PM
Yes very good move by the well respected members of Parliament misbehavior is allowed only in five star hotel rooms after overdose of Viagra just like our very senior ministers do.
Citizen Monday, 07 March 2016 10:13 PM
Install CCTV cameras
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