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The latest controversy between Public Relations Minister Mervyn Silva and a group of Kelaniya Pradeshiya Sabha members took a new turn today with the Minister demanding the disciplinary action against them.

Responding to charges by Chairman of the PS Prasanna Ranaweera, who called a press conference to demand the government to oust the Minister from the Kelaniya electorate, the Minister said “calling a press conference a violation of the party so because of that the party should take disciplinary action against him and his henchmen, who took part at the conference.”

On Thursday at a specially arranged press conference Mr. Ranaweera accused Minister Silva for paving the way for the underworld activities in the Kelnaiya area. Out of 14 UPFA councilors, 12 joined the press conference.

Mr. Ranaweera also charged that he and some other councilors supported Minster Silva’s work betraying the public. “We are sorry we have to take the Minister’s side at that time, for the benefit of the Minister himself, because we had nothing to at that time giving support to the Minister.”

However, Minister Mervyn Silva he also said that he has prepared a file consisting all the evidence to prove the who is the real culprit. “I have enough evidence to prove that the Chairman for various type of illegal activities and will reveal more information against several other members as well,” the minister said.

“You should have a discipline in the party, otherwise, the same thing that UNP is currently going through will happen to our party as well,” the minister said.

He also requested the media personnel to report the truth about who ever the person without bias.

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  • unmaada Saturday, 07 January 2012 02:27 AM

    it is happening, this is the begining of an end...the best part is that the collapse is from the inside, same as what happened to the UNP. Power corrupts and destroys those who get drunk of it.

    gemini Saturday, 07 January 2012 02:44 AM

    It appears that all are corrupt and engage in illegal activities with the knowledge of party hierarchy.

    raj Saturday, 07 January 2012 02:56 AM

    it is a beginning of good start.

    Nodrog Saturday, 07 January 2012 03:33 AM

    can't understand why this low-life is tolerated. It's a disgrace to say he is an MP.

    Analysis Saturday, 07 January 2012 04:46 AM

    Discipline what's that word Mervyn. Never heard of!

    azath Saturday, 07 January 2012 05:15 AM

    may be the beginning of the end of the minister

    Rahmathullah Saturday, 07 January 2012 05:21 AM

    Here you see Ali Baba and 40 Thieves!

    Imran Hussein Saturday, 07 January 2012 05:38 AM

    There is a limit for everything. You may have power (temporarily) but dont cross the line if you do its fatal.

    D.E.M. OCRACY Saturday, 07 January 2012 06:04 AM

    HO HO THE TRUTH WILL PREVAIL!!!!!! EVERYBODY IS AWARE WHO THE CULPRIT IS. WELL MIGHT BE TIED TO A TREE

    rakesp Sunday, 08 January 2012 04:25 AM

    Well said madhawa!

    madhawa Saturday, 07 January 2012 06:56 AM

    thank you for all the people cast there valuble vote for all of them, good luck

    sena Friday, 06 January 2012 09:03 PM

    This is strange I thought Mervin works with the Law in his hands what happened to him?

    Her Bee Friday, 06 January 2012 10:32 PM

    MR. SILVA,YOU ARE LIKE THE NATO - NO ACTION( GOOD ACTION0 TALK ONLY IF YOU ARE TO DISCIOLINE THE PARTY, HOW THE HELL ARE YOU STILL THERE, WITH YOUR SORDID RECORD. ONLY MR WILL KNOW THE ANSWER. NOW THE PARTIES ARE WASHING EACH OHERS SOLID CLOTHES. WHAT EVER IT IS THE SILVA PROFANED PUNYA KELANYA HAS TO BE WASHED AND C LEANED THOROUGHTLY

    namal Friday, 06 January 2012 10:49 PM

    Now the serpents are fighting each other.

    citizen berty Friday, 06 January 2012 10:46 PM

    stopped paying these guys commissions from all d illegal activities??

    Rajith Saturday, 07 January 2012 01:15 AM

    Blunder after blunder for many years, criminal activities, extortions, assaulting media workers, attacking media stations, running rampage with gangs, underworld connections, talking fith, animalised behaviour to tie a human to a tree, being a national humiliation etc etc and our presidents judgement says this is the criteria for a his minister of Public Relations!!! Haven't you got any shame on you Mr President????

    t.singingfisher Saturday, 07 January 2012 01:45 AM

    All the roughs are accusing each other.


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