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Twenty one university students who were arrested for protesting within the University Grants Commission premises were given bail by the Colombo High Court today. The students were advised not to take part in any political activities but continue with their education.

The students were released on a personal bail of Rs.25,000 each. The students were arrested on October 14th for forcibly entering the Higher Education Ministry and damaging state property.  (TFT)

Pics. by Pradeep Dilrukshana





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  • Nilantha Monday, 08 November 2010 06:15 AM

    "The students were advised not to take part in any political activities but continue with their education"

    This is their parents hope... but JVPers spoiled these students minds and thinking.

    Jumbuli Jumba Monday, 08 November 2010 06:17 AM

    Lets learn from the past mistakes and correct yourselves at now you guys !

    Ranjith Monday, 08 November 2010 04:22 PM

    Good lecture with practicles for couple of weeks. Now they must have leabt the lesson! Hoe for better future.

    lankaputha Monday, 08 November 2010 06:24 AM

    if you think about the reality, can supreme court give any advice like that to any person, asking them not to take part in politics. Where is the democracy. This is a fundamental right of any person, involving in politics.

    My worry is, who asked the judge to advice. I take that as an advice if it was like, do not invlove in destructive politics.

    dpl Monday, 08 November 2010 04:46 PM

    the main problem is free education.please do not go after politicians they are misuseing the young sutdents. students with books not with politics.

    dpl Monday, 08 November 2010 04:48 PM

    the picturs shows it is very clear for parents as well public to learn a lesson from judical.

    Tintin Monday, 08 November 2010 06:52 AM

    University students are not kids. Come on!

    sltk2004 Monday, 08 November 2010 07:10 AM

    I think the problem here should not about taking part in political activity, but on unlawful entry and damages to public property.

    Does this mean that as long as you are not doing if for a political reason, you could get away with unlawful entry and damaging public property ?

    Disapamok Monday, 08 November 2010 06:36 PM

    Feel sorry for the innocent parents who have fat hopes about their sons.

    Oyage sudu kella Monday, 08 November 2010 06:37 PM

    Like monkeys. ha ha ha.

    Hasitha Monday, 08 November 2010 07:27 AM

    They should have left remain in the prison! Why are they released again to make all the trouble again!

    Wara Monday, 08 November 2010 07:36 AM

    ...So they need to chase away lecturers and do what they want at universities. If any body want to study, they can go abroad and learn. Universities are for poltics (JVP) only.

    demon Monday, 08 November 2010 07:38 AM

    build the lovers park with most beautiful views as soon as possible...so they won't take part in any political activities...

    Thinuka Monday, 08 November 2010 07:45 AM

    no kids are better than U all..

    bill Tuesday, 09 November 2010 12:41 AM

    They learn good lesson. if not kick them out university.

    Ruhunu Puthra Monday, 08 November 2010 07:51 AM

    Law should be equal to all, which unfortunately is not the case in Sri Lanka

    pol atha Tuesday, 09 November 2010 12:48 AM

    I heard some university JVP guys say dont speak english in the university. after you get degree certifficate put fire and then get ash put your forhead, thats good more than begging government jobs.

    Shaik Anwar Ahamath Monday, 08 November 2010 11:13 AM

    Universities are for learning therefore all politics should be banned.

    Wimal WBKPlug Wansha Monday, 08 November 2010 07:55 AM

    They are fighting it out in prisons cells, the person who wrote provocative books is with the government now, enjoying a luxury lifestyle.

    chintha Monday, 08 November 2010 07:56 AM

    The obvious truth is not only these students are taking part in Politics. These institutes (which were setup for protect society, to setup to ensure the peace and everything) is taking part in bloody politics!! Just like wedi bana...

    *by the way students PLEASE keep away from all kind of politics!

    cdj Monday, 08 November 2010 11:27 AM

    yeah exactly.....find and read about the characteristic of you succeed seniors how they got success their lives...not the rascals ...

    Asanka Monday, 08 November 2010 08:11 AM

    Ane Thoththa baba. dont' cry... ok Kids are better :)

    honda putha Monday, 08 November 2010 08:21 AM

    My dear Lankaputha the judge means no politics inside Vasity some idiots like you take everything agianst the Govt come on lets heilp them reform

    M Amar Tuesday, 09 November 2010 02:39 AM

    JVP leaders and supporters, You have destroyed this country and lives of many innocent children in 1971 and after that. Atleast now stop these stupid actions.

    Hasiya Monday, 08 November 2010 08:24 AM

    Having done all the bad things , now walking away like angels.. Shame on you Uni students!

    herath Tuesday, 09 November 2010 02:50 AM

    i was in unversity for six whole years and i donot want my children to go there. i will send them either to canada or australia. i do understand the plight of students. it appear most of the commentators here never been to a university in sri lanka

    Hasiya Monday, 08 November 2010 12:19 PM

    They need a "Hell on Earth Park"!

    Ranjith Monday, 08 November 2010 09:07 AM

    ..but, they are back to cells again as the Court Registrar has another thought. Come tomorroe, he said!.

    sinha ranasinha Monday, 08 November 2010 09:10 AM

    What a shame. Eating public money and destroy your parents hopes ?

    Palitha Silva Monday, 08 November 2010 09:10 AM

    lankaputha! what are you talking? did you see any other country university students behave the same way like ours. Can you see the parents face and understand whats the reality is?

    TDDC Monday, 08 November 2010 02:12 PM

    would have been chained from legs also.


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