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The Police said that due to a cricket match between Parliamentarians at the Sports Ministry Grounds, Independence Avenue will be closed from 2pm until the match is over.(SD)



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  • fazli Sunday, 11 December 2011 09:27 AM

    Shaaa... a treat to watch. Infact some of them can be considered for the national side. Over to the selection panel.

    Nodrog Sunday, 11 December 2011 10:52 AM

    when they travel the roads are closed. Now when they play also the roads are closed.

    Labby Sunday, 11 December 2011 11:16 AM

    They are trying to create some novelty out of this event but this is not something entirely new. During the presidency of Premadasa there used to be an annual football match between parliamentarians and municipal councilors at the parliament grounds during sinhala & tamil new year time. At that time, however, no roads were closed nor were the general public inconvenienced

    Bala Sunday, 11 December 2011 11:36 AM

    Kings play we suffer .. but still we clapp !

    Ruwan Ferdinandez Sunday, 11 December 2011 12:46 PM

    I haven't seen my MP in my area ever but they do have time to practise and play these stupid games.

    prem Monday, 12 December 2011 04:52 AM

    at least people can see their MPs IN THE GROUND

    Kornelius John Monday, 12 December 2011 05:44 AM

    Why close the road? Is it so that the Taffic Police can charge so many vehicles with "Garage" number plates at one place?


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