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By Lakna Paranamanna

The students of the Jayawardenapura University have taken the Vice Chancellor Dr. N. L. A. Karunaratne under house arrest a short while ago following a protest held at the university premises.

The students had been protesting against the VC’s decision on rejecting Mahapola scholarships and they are claiming they plan to hold the VC under house arrest until he decides to approve the scholarships.

The Mirihana police stated that several teams have been dispatched to the location after they were informed by the university about the situation. (Daily Mirror Online)

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  • jay Wednesday, 10 August 2011 09:14 AM

    The day we see a JVP free country... the universities will be back to normal

    dias Wednesday, 10 August 2011 09:22 AM

    Close the University for one year and bring new rules for the stuppid unaducated culpits,

    dias Wednesday, 10 August 2011 09:28 AM

    One day i met one University student in a bus and i asked him who wrote the national song he said bobmali see how stupid he was this kind of stupids are in our Universitys shame even he dont know to speak a english word,

    malkanthi Wednesday, 10 August 2011 09:38 AM

    Ever since this VC was appointed there are problems.

    I Hussein Wednesday, 10 August 2011 09:33 AM

    Only solution for this (wether you like it or not) is ENGLISH medium. 90% problems will be over.

    willows Wednesday, 10 August 2011 09:36 AM

    results of free education, no where in this world???

    Prasa Wednesday, 10 August 2011 09:47 AM

    Dias, he might have taken u for a ride by saying Bob Marli

    Kadira Wednesday, 10 August 2011 10:10 AM

    People never appreciates anything given free. If these student were made to pay for their own education they will be more busy trying to pay off their fees than do stupid things like this and they will appreciate and be extremely proud of their hard work! End result will benefit this nation with a work force with a better work ethic!

    Samantha Wednesday, 10 August 2011 10:05 AM

    I agree with you for the behavior of few university students However the majority are behaving in a good manner and most of them are getting good jobs and they can talk few English words too Hope you missed the university entrance in your AL

    William Wednesday, 10 August 2011 10:13 AM

    Not house arrest but taking hostage...see how media is trying to whitewash criminal actions.

    Wara Wednesday, 10 August 2011 10:21 AM

    Because JVP cant control him.

    Gayan Samarasekara Wednesday, 10 August 2011 10:20 AM

    well National song?? may be by Bob marley.he might have otherwise taken you to a ride. :) But this house arrest is a deserving punishment for puppet VC.

    simple sam Thursday, 11 August 2011 07:02 AM

    what is this? why cant uni students protest for a true cause without being termed as JVP? what right does the VC have to cancel mahapola? how many students survive on it!

    Batcha Wednesday, 10 August 2011 10:28 AM

    It seems that somebody must have made you fool bcz of the primary question ask from a university student. But I don’t say that you can’t find ten twenty such foolish students among 100,000 of students in universities. If you investigate a particular population you will find wide varieties in that population including a very few not worthy sample as well. But you must not understate the whole population bcz of few not worthy elements. Please have a look at the reality. Who does most of high profile companies manage in Sri Lanka? 90% of them graduated from SL universities. Don’t blame others just bcz of you couldn’t pass to universities!!!!!

    YP Wednesday, 10 August 2011 10:38 AM

    I think majority who comment here does not know the Japura VC's past actions. False witnesses, illegal arrest of students are some. JVP or not, this guy deserve worse than this!

    rogue Wednesday, 10 August 2011 10:48 AM

    so funny the guy who is telling that university students are uneducated culprits,does not even know to spell simple english. The joke of the day,anyway Mr.dias no doubt you are filled with jealousy that you never got a chance to enter

    Andriod Wednesday, 10 August 2011 11:46 AM

    Please don't underestimate these students, they are very smart but helpless. The VC is a pervert who visits the girls hostel at 8.30 pm by force.

    Ranjith. BG Wednesday, 10 August 2011 11:44 AM

    Antare in front. Still small amount of foolish people supporting this JVP.

    Cyril Alwis Wednesday, 10 August 2011 11:45 AM

    Batcha, if possible, let them come to Europe and do management. They will be like frogs in the well. Those who pass out our untiversities can hardly write or talk English.


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