In an unusual turn of events during the protest march by student monks, UPFA Parliamentarian Nishantha Muthuhettigama, who had come out from Temple Trees met the protesting monks and told them they can come inside Temple Trees and have ‘Danaya’ (alms) if they want, but would not be able to meet the President.
“Come inside and have ‘Danaya’ (alms) if you want, but if you want to meet the President you have to follow the proper procedure,” he said.
However the monks rejected to have ‘danaya’ inside Temple Trees but demanded to meet the President for talks.
Earlier, the JVP affiliated Inter University Monks Union march as barricades to Temple Trees were removed and police were evacuated allowing smooth marching.
The road blocks placed in the Kollupitiya junction towards the Temple Trees were removed by the police.
A police officer on duty at the scene when asked about the removal of the barriers said that the protesters have the freedom to march at any direction they insist on. (Lakna Paranamanna)
Its not the country that is bad,BUT THE DESTRUCTIVE ELEMENTS JVPers, INGO BOOTLICKERS Etc.
RABLUE Friday, 03 June 2011 12:09 PM
They are JVP members with yellow robs & not good buddhist monks. Police should know to control this gangs.
Sinhalayaa Friday, 03 June 2011 11:15 AM
Padma, I read the same comment posted by you for the other posts too. I know about a good doctor who specializes in mental diseases. Shall we pay him visit and see? But don´t lose hope.You can be cured.
Rosh Friday, 03 June 2011 11:09 AM
Few jokers are more than enough to ruin the Country
Srith Friday, 03 June 2011 10:41 AM
May be short word to shoot inside
Gune Friday, 03 June 2011 02:04 PM
looks like the Police also found their brains at the same time you found yours too.. They might have run out of tear Gas after Katunayake
basila Friday, 03 June 2011 10:25 AM
mervyn is so old now MR wants to keep now as like Duminda & Muthuhetti, but MR be carefully Muthu is Mental crack person.
asoka Friday, 03 June 2011 10:16 AM
ammo...macho umbawa dekka kal...
insight Friday, 03 June 2011 10:19 AM
but can I as a normal citizen go in any direction I want? Or should I come as a protester? Bloody nonsense.
semasinghe Friday, 03 June 2011 10:13 AM
some politicians' strategy for popularity is being jokers... muthuhetti also one of them.. any way he is really amusing..
Rosh Friday, 03 June 2011 10:05 AM
Thats why the Lokka doesn't like the song "Me Rate Minussu Thanikara kelinne pissu""
Kiri Putha Friday, 03 June 2011 10:02 AM
hmmmm that true sir. that is the place where giving "Danaya" and "Abaya danaya" both for even murders.
Bumba Friday, 03 June 2011 09:56 AM
Temple trees. The 7/ 24 Dansala at tax payers money.
Bumba Friday, 03 June 2011 09:55 AM
A Danaya of bullets?
Abithiya Friday, 03 June 2011 04:14 PM
May be after 12 noon....
MIYA Saturday, 04 June 2011 08:30 AM
Drive this country like Egypt. You are the pioneers in this effort.
OMIYA Saturday, 04 June 2011 08:02 AM
dagobert Saturday, 04 June 2011 07:49 AM
Now, the JVP has begun to criminalise & destroying the Sasanaya as well !!!!!!!
SL Saturday, 04 June 2011 06:11 AM
all war crimals are dead
I Hussein Saturday, 04 June 2011 05:26 AM
Providing Temple Tree meals and buying crooks from other parties, on country's wealth will not last long. Does he really think that he is smart or intelligent?
kevin Friday, 03 June 2011 09:43 PM
Yes, When the government is ready to spread democracy, community should be prepared to enjoy it without doing violent activities like throwing stones to police and destroying public properties.
ila Friday, 03 June 2011 09:14 PM
if you let war criminals unpunished, it can affect all citizens and there is not race for it.
xai Friday, 03 June 2011 08:08 PM
Hemantha Friday, 03 June 2011 09:46 AM
Danaya mean rewarding A Aston Martin to top vvips son from people money........
Sicillian Friday, 03 June 2011 04:11 PM
This guy has a pending arrest warrant. Also this is not the way to treat monks.
Sheva Friday, 03 June 2011 03:54 PM
After a shot or two..!
victoria Friday, 03 June 2011 03:47 PM
Dr Mervin is quiet now, and now we have Dr.Muthu in the making?
dpl Friday, 03 June 2011 03:43 PM
governemnt of democratic elected person will meet the public..Monks are not involved in politics its against the buddhist religion.
wimalasiri Friday, 03 June 2011 02:35 PM
dont let jokers dominate. every one blames JVP for killing FTZ boy. But police killed him, what a joke. Any one shouting for rights is a JVP
Concerned Friday, 03 June 2011 02:20 PM
In September, he will be a cabinet minister for the services rendered. Just wait and see!
Thomas Friday, 03 June 2011 02:02 PM
JOKER OF THE DAY
hishy Friday, 03 June 2011 09:06 AM
I thought MP Muthuhettigama was told behave like a good boy, Looks like the MP is back to his rowdy ways.
daham Friday, 03 June 2011 09:20 AM
Padma, What about Baharane< Saudi and Yemen?
Wara Friday, 03 June 2011 09:19 AM
Depends on how it is served...
Chinthaka Friday, 03 June 2011 09:19 AM
This is a Real Drama or Real Change ?
DHA Friday, 03 June 2011 09:14 AM
Noting wrong with the country its just a few jokers......
Rosh Friday, 03 June 2011 09:13 AM
They call this to SHOOT any body.
kkk Friday, 03 June 2011 09:09 AM
'Danaya' means 'alms'
Mahiman Friday, 03 June 2011 09:05 AM
"Let them eat cake" (quote)
Kafen DE kawe Friday, 03 June 2011 09:09 AM
WHAT IS Danaya ???
Konde Bendapuchhena Friday, 03 June 2011 09:26 AM
lets hope all forthcoming protests will have same attitude,MR is very clever on Protests with much experience
Rosh Friday, 03 June 2011 09:04 AM
What a Shit Country is this.
Calistus Jayatilleke Friday, 03 June 2011 08:58 AM
So, the Temple Trees Dan Sela is still in business!
ranfer Friday, 03 June 2011 08:56 AM
This is really cool... such a peaceful country. All are calm and nice helping each other. This must be a example to all the middle east countries going through havoc.
Dheen Friday, 03 June 2011 09:00 AM
Nayata gahala polla waraddaganna epa putha
PADMA Friday, 03 June 2011 08:59 AM
We need freedom we need justice we need democracy. Time has come to wakeup .Lets joint with Libyan people’s aspiration.
indika Friday, 03 June 2011 08:58 AM
This is the best way to handle protesters. Good move by the police.
lankaputha Friday, 03 June 2011 08:57 AM
They can march in any direction, until the UN HR commision meetings are over
pbjayasekara Friday, 03 June 2011 08:56 AM
Muthugamage Or SB , who's mouth is to be awarded ?
Wara Friday, 03 June 2011 09:28 AM
Well said ! And this few jokers are trying to reverse our achievements back and drag to 1988 era.
gona Friday, 03 June 2011 09:44 AM
Monks have Danaya in the templs not at temple trees;
Piyal Perera Friday, 03 June 2011 09:37 AM
yes.. it seems good move from the government. you can march as much as you want. don't damage public properties. if you do that you will be punished.
Bumba Friday, 03 June 2011 09:40 AM
Add the doctor. These are our politicians.
spark Friday, 03 June 2011 09:37 AM
MediaKolla Friday, 03 June 2011 09:31 AM
Why dont u leave the contry?
Maidan Friday, 03 June 2011 09:30 AM
Removed the barriers? OH Police must be frustrated after the FTZ incident.
Truth Friday, 03 June 2011 09:30 AM
Who's money was spent on Danaya?
Wara Friday, 03 June 2011 09:28 AM
yes, not arms like in 1988 era.
TMA Friday, 03 June 2011 08:54 AM
@ what time did he say this?
ridd3000 Friday, 03 June 2011 09:27 AM
padma ,what kind of bum are you.?
uglytruth Friday, 03 June 2011 09:31 AM
That could be the "daanaya" of the young man died in Katunayake tragedy....
Cynic Friday, 03 June 2011 09:27 AM
These are the clowns that MR entertains at Temple Trees.
wadi bana Friday, 03 June 2011 09:29 AM
alms of Mahinda.
Ralph Anthony Kern Friday, 03 June 2011 09:24 AM
They are trying to cover up crimes committed at the Katunayake FTZ . Thhis is all BAILA .........
Nanda Friday, 03 June 2011 09:23 AM
Cool... why not have "Danaya" and continue the protest?
Ambal Friday, 03 June 2011 09:27 AM
nishatha is a goog SLFPer. He will not do harm to any one.
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