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Kelaniya Pradeshiya Sabha members have requested President Mahinda Rajapaksa not to re-appoint Minister Mervyn Silva as SLFP organiser for the Kelaniya electorate, and to appoint anyone other than him.

“We have appealed to the President to appoint anyone from among the twenty million people in the country other than Minister Silva. We will not work together with the minister if he is re-appointed as Kelaniya SLFP organiser,” PS Chairman Prasanna Ranaweera said.

He said the 15-Pradeshiya Sabha members of Kelaniya would work together with the President and the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) but not with Minister Mervyn Silva.

He said some government workers in the area had to face numerous difficulties when Minister Silva was the SLFP organiser.

The SLFP temporarily suspended Minister Mervyn Silva from his party-organiser post and former Western Province Chief Minister Prasanna Ranatunga is currently functioning as acting SLFP organiser for the Kelaniya electorate.(Lahiru Pothmulla)

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  • Fazly Sunday, 19 January 2014 08:02 AM

    Stand by your decision and strengthen your resolve..you will gain.

    Lanka Lover Sunday, 19 January 2014 08:29 AM

    Oh NO No No .

    UN-Predict Sunday, 19 January 2014 09:42 AM

    Have some mercy on the Professor folks.

    mie Haraka-Gona Sunday, 19 January 2014 10:16 AM

    Apo what a clever talks? Why MR is not looking at these?

    Janaki Kalansuriya Sunday, 19 January 2014 10:21 AM

    How to? He seemingly hold some sensitive keys in his hands, preventing any action on and against him by powers that be.

    karu Sunday, 19 January 2014 10:54 AM

    you got it

    sg Sunday, 19 January 2014 05:24 PM

    It is better to listen for the grass root voice.

    Sunimal Monday, 20 January 2014 03:30 AM

    No more comedy :-(

    Perumal Monday, 20 January 2014 05:02 AM

    He appear to be more learned than the President , going by his Doctorate.

    Shaik Ahamath Monday, 20 January 2014 01:19 PM

    He is an asset because by hook or by crook he wins elections.

    Trehan Munasinghe Monday, 20 January 2014 03:41 PM

    I feel sorry for him "Mr Silva" now the ruling family has a new adopted daughter to worry about. He must feel left out


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