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Newly elected MP Sivanesathurai Chandrakanthan alias Pillayan, while expressing his best wishes to new Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardene today urged him to uphold his rights as a Member of Parliament.

The MP made this request while informing the Speaker that he had to undergo great hardship to obtain permission to attend the inaugural session of the ninth Parliament. “I have also been asked to obtain permission from Courts to attend every session in Parliament. I cannot be doing this every day. It is not possible to work for the people in such circumstances. Therefore I request you to intervene to uphold my rights as an MP,” Mr. Chandrakanthan said.

“I was sent to jail under a political plan,” he said while highlighting that he was an ex LTTE combatant but later left the terror group as he realised that he could not agree with its ideologies.(Yohan Perera)


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  • Samson Thursday, 20 August 2020 07:14 PM

    Just give time

    vince Thursday, 20 August 2020 07:32 PM

    face justice first.

    Elwyn Thursday, 20 August 2020 07:35 PM

    Serve people he tried to kill?? Really??

    ram Thursday, 20 August 2020 07:48 PM

    Yes. He is right since he might have given new assignments by Rajapaksa to serve for them

    RSS Thursday, 20 August 2020 07:49 PM

    He and Karuna should face international war crime tribunal

    Kumara Thursday, 20 August 2020 08:11 PM

    Keep Law enforcements away from Politics. No interference!

    Sambo Thursday, 20 August 2020 08:57 PM

    You should have never been given the opportunity to contest in the first place. Since this a banana republic people from jail also come to parliament. Have you any shame to make such requests.

    Ratne Friday, 21 August 2020 04:26 AM

    Way to go !!!!!!!!!! First you kill a person, then contest an election and get elected. Then demand freedom because now you are a Member of Parliament. What a joke !!!!!!!

    DJ Friday, 21 August 2020 10:59 AM

    Freedom to kill more people

    Ratna C Friday, 21 August 2020 01:12 PM

    He is a suspect in the case of murder of a member of Parliament, who was elected to serve the people. Now he wants freedom to serve the people!


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