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10 May 2017 02:15 pm - 5     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


North-Central Provincial Council’s Health Minister K.H. Nandasena, who had attended the joint opposition May Day rally led by former president Mahinda Rajapaksa, was today removed from his ministerial portfolio.

Mr. Nandasena was replaced by councillor M. Herath Banda and was sworn in by NCP Governor P.B.M. Dissanayake.  

Mr. Nandasena, who was replaced with Council Member, said he was not least bit concerned about the removal.
When contacted, Mr. Nandasena said he was not officially informed about being removed from his portfolio but came to know about it from the governor’s secretary during the swearing in of the new minister.

“I even functioned as minister yesterday evening in the presence of the Governor and the Chief Minister. No one told me about this move until someone asked me if I’m aware of the swearing in of the new minister this morning. Then I called the governor’s secretary who confirmed the new appointment,” he told daily Mirror.

He said he was not given any reason for the removal and believed it was because he did not toe the government’s line.

“However, I’m not the least concerned about the removal. I will continue working for the people,” he said. (Lahiru Pothmulla, Athula Bandara and Dayarathna Ambogama)

  Comments - 5

  • Kumara Dharmarathne Wednesday, 10 May 2017 02:46 PM

    Mr.Nandasena,please don't come out with childish statements. If you say you did not know about the removal until last moment,what we can understand is that JO followers are dumb and SLFPers are smart guys. Anyway good luck to you for a short period.

    ceylon Wednesday, 10 May 2017 03:35 PM

    suporting corrupt politicians is enough reason to remove you. via DM Android App

    ceylon Wednesday, 10 May 2017 03:44 PM

    mahinda also attended the rally.why not expell him . via DM Android App

    B S Perera Wednesday, 10 May 2017 04:07 PM

    Don't we know? All these people are WORKING for the PEOPLE.

    Selvyn Wednesday, 10 May 2017 05:37 PM

    Finally MR will be fired from the party as the last outstanding member of the JO via DM Android App

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