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Video: Hirunika takes up Ice Bucket Challenge

22 August 2014 11:34 am - 37     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Promptly accepting fellow Councillor Malsha Kumaratunga’s challenge, UPFA provincial councillor Hirunika Premachandra has participated in the Ice Bucket Challenge and posted a video online.

Hirunika is shown standing outdoors in the rain and getting drenched by a basin of ice water. She then makes a brief impromptu speech listing out her three nominees, which includes UNP Uva PC candidate Harin Fernando, JVP politburo member Lal Kantha and Western Province UPFA Councilor Senal Welgama. She says she decided to nominate them as they are her ‘dear friends’ who she believes have ‘bright futures’.

In the description that is posted along with the video, Hirunika has written that to avoid wastage of water she has used rain water following Malsha who similarly used water from her pool to avoid wastage.

Malsha had named Hirunika, President Mahinda Rajapaksa and Minister Mervyn Silva as her nominees for the Ice Bucket Challenge.  


  Comments - 37

  • Mathu Saturday, 23 August 2014 05:48 AM

    This is looks like beathing in a "Peeli" in Up country.Not a new thing.

    sathyapala Saturday, 23 August 2014 01:12 AM

    මේ වගේ ගොන් පාර්ට් ගොඩක් ඉදිරියේදී බලාගන්න පුළුවන්.ගොඩක් මැති ඇමති දේශපාලකයන්ගේ දරුවෝ ඉගෙනගෙන තියෙන්නේ ජාත්‍යන්තර පාසල්වල හෝ පිට රට.එයාල සංවේදී ලංකාවේ දේවලට නොව ඇමෙරිකාවේ හෝ එංගලන්තේ වෙන දේ වලට.මනසින් ඉන්නේ පිට රට.ඔය දෙන්නගෙන් (මල්ෂා හෝ හිරුනිකා ) එක්කෙනෙකු හරි මහේල ජයවර්ධන හදපු පිළිකා රෝහලට සතයක්වත් දුන්නද කියල අහල බලන්න.නමුත් ඇමෙරිකාවේ අරමුදලක් වෙනුවෙන් ඉල්ලගෙන නාල.මේක තමයි බටහිරකරණය වුන දේසපලක දරුවන් බලයට ඇවිත් රටට කරන්න යන්නේ.එයාල නාගන්න දේවල් හැම එකක්ම ගමේ දරුවොත් නාගන්න වෙනවා."උමතු සං වරුසාව වහිනවා,තෙමෙන හැම සැම උමතු වෙනවා"

    Aruna Saturday, 23 August 2014 02:07 AM

    Blindly following a fashion in USA, without understanding the Sri Lanka contest...........

    Sanga boy Saturday, 23 August 2014 02:21 AM

    Pissu wikara...... These mad fellows Going behind the foreign cultures which not align with local culture.... Pls understand the need of the local community.

    Parakrama Saturday, 23 August 2014 02:34 AM

    Harin owata ahuwenna epaa. Lokka eeyay kiyala Hirunikaata ice naavala hari oyaawa nidikarawala campaign eka kadaakppal karanna kiyala. Hirunika nathuwata oyaata honda kaali ona tharam innay lankawe. nayda?
    Lokka kohomatath honda mola kaaraya. eayth api owata rawaeida nayda?

    Simple simon Saturday, 23 August 2014 03:05 AM

    [quote name="Ajitk-K"]Joke of the Year[/quote]
    Andare in the shade. So now we know what these people are doing at our expense.

    mnsmart Saturday, 23 August 2014 03:46 AM

    But you politicians bathe us voters everyday with Ice. Ice Ice baby....

    ANTON Saturday, 23 August 2014 04:09 AM


    kithudugama Saturday, 23 August 2014 05:18 AM

    News for people with below average intelligence!

    Banana Rep.

    Jay Saturday, 23 August 2014 05:45 AM

    Cant we put zuh comment as the Top comment?

    Mutu Saturday, 23 August 2014 12:37 AM

    I am a fan of your paper DM but to tell the truth this really is pure balderdash. Tactics by Govt supportive politicians to make people forget the day to day problems. Please do not publish this "tabloid like" news. By the way, tell the ladies to wear two piece bikinis when they do this.

    HK Saturday, 23 August 2014 06:19 AM

    [quote name="ajantha"]It is called ice bucket challenge. But what she takes is an ice basin challenge.[/quote]
    Don't go to lecture our politicians on ice. They know ice better than any one of us.

    tony Saturday, 23 August 2014 07:48 AM


    boomerang Saturday, 23 August 2014 07:49 AM

    oh this is catching fast among the fast women of Colombo

    Calistus Jayatilleke Saturday, 23 August 2014 10:11 AM

    What a stupid thing to do, don't these politicians have nothing else to do to "serve the people". At least if the two girls did the ice bucket exercise clad in proper outfit for a bath i.e. a bikini, that at least would have been something for our voters!

    Observer Sunday, 24 August 2014 01:17 AM

    They just copy what ever the Westerners do......

    zuh Sunday, 24 August 2014 07:36 AM

    thank you sadly posting the reality of the so called modern day nonsense via DM Android App

    imran Sunday, 24 August 2014 08:41 AM

    I would like to quote my friends(Rikaz) opinion I challenge all the ice bucket jockers to do a hot water bucket. I nominate everyone who became the fools infront of camera including ppl who never bath. Condition hot means hot water no mixing. It should be boiling water.

    perera Sunday, 24 August 2014 06:00 AM

    whatever happened to 'JUSTICE FOR MY FATHER' . sniff sniff.
    the killer is still roaming free.

    Phantom Friday, 22 August 2014 02:26 PM

    Munta wena weda nedda? Kawda munta chande dunne??

    kuma Friday, 22 August 2014 12:07 PM

    Is this a worthy news?

    Ajitk-K Friday, 22 August 2014 12:15 PM

    Joke of the Year

    Azee Friday, 22 August 2014 05:54 PM

    Precious votes are cast for indulgence in these meaningless. things via DM Android App

    wel widane Friday, 22 August 2014 12:36 PM

    Pissu hadena challage

    ajantha Friday, 22 August 2014 12:50 PM

    It is called ice bucket challenge. But what she takes is an ice basin challenge.

    htahi Friday, 22 August 2014 01:09 PM

    මෙහේ වකුගඩු රෝගීන්ට පිහිට වෙන්න බල්ලෙක්වත් නැහැ.

    සෝබනේට අයිස් නාන්න නං ඉන්නවා.

    මුං නෑවට ඩොලර් දහය දුන්නද දන්නෙ දෙයියො තමයි.

    නොදකින් ඩොලර් දහයට පබ්ලිසිටි අරගන්න දඟලන කැත.

    hell Friday, 22 August 2014 06:50 PM

    bloody mad.. is this the need of the hour via DM Android App

    Sunil handun Friday, 22 August 2014 01:28 PM

    Not sure if these people know that before you take the challenge you got to make the donation to the cause!

    Otherwise you are wasting everyone's time

    Gayan Friday, 22 August 2014 11:47 AM

    Ayooooo!! Where are the pictures?

    unchikun Friday, 22 August 2014 02:26 PM

    A typical pin head!

    s.dias Friday, 22 August 2014 02:28 PM

    Publicity should not be given to such nuisance.

    Toilet Butter-chelle Friday, 22 August 2014 02:37 PM

    rather than doing ice bucket challenge its better to do TOILET BUTTER BUCKET CHELLENGE

    zuh Friday, 22 August 2014 08:09 PM


    lankan Friday, 22 August 2014 08:37 PM

    Mekathamai Ape rate desapalana kellonge pissu wade. Chande deepalla goo napalla. via DM Android App

    shek Friday, 22 August 2014 11:32 PM

    there are better challenges to accept hirunika. make u supporters happy. thats a challenge from me via DM Android App

    lamissi Saturday, 23 August 2014 12:32 AM

    what about a kakka bucket instead of ice buckets for politicians?

    Sifa Saturday, 23 August 2014 06:04 AM

    Is this so important for others to know via DM Android App

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