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DNA MP Tiran Alles had created a world record by refraining from speaking in Parliament for two years. Opposition UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe told Parliament today.

He said Mr. Alles had not spoken in Parliament since 2010.

“Let’s give him a present for this achievement,” Mr. Wickremesinghe said in a lighter vein. (Yohan Perera)

  Comments - 23

  • Mahmoud Thursday, 15 November 2012 01:29 PM

    i know one guy in your side. M.H.A.Haleem didnt talk for 15 years. and many more guys behind you is same. and you are the person who lost most election in the word.

    richardson Saturday, 17 November 2012 06:13 AM

    Will he get his pension If you get it Tiran,Don,t talk buddy

    Let the fools do the work and save your energy

    richardson Saturday, 17 November 2012 05:46 AM

    Better not to talk, that will display your ignorance.
    He is very smart
    But a lot of people do talk in the Parliament and we know who they are


    Aney Machang Friday, 16 November 2012 12:01 PM

    RW talks at every sitting in the Parliament for the last 18 years to consolidate his position as the Opposition leader for another 10 years or more, and thanks to MR...

    bandara Friday, 16 November 2012 09:58 AM

    the "patriotic" voters should be rewarded for keeping the UNP in opposition for so long and bringing the country to the present condition that it is in

    bandara Friday, 16 November 2012 09:55 AM

    even the SLFP were in the opposition for 17 years, now the UNP's turn, thanks to all "patriotic" voters

    conty Friday, 16 November 2012 09:16 AM

    Those that say RW have been the opposition leader for too long must also know that leading a nation of brainless idiots that keep voting for the current regime is almost impossible, the same people must also be the privileged lot living in the lap of luxury while the majority is suffering!! US citizens thought that GW Bush jr's rein that resulted in US's current financial crisis was the best thing since sliced bread until US woke up!!! Don't bury your head in the sand.

    Andrew Pitugala Friday, 16 November 2012 07:40 AM

    Better not to talk than to talk without substance,
    such as what most MPs do both in Govt. and opposition.

    richardson Thursday, 15 November 2012 11:58 PM

    Give the poor guy a break will you ,he may be dumb

    Real Peace Thursday, 15 November 2012 03:49 PM

    He is under military curfew!

    Yehiya Thursday, 15 November 2012 03:46 PM

    But you talk & having coffee at temples tree.

    Curious Thursday, 15 November 2012 01:54 PM

    DNA party ? It was said it is not a valid party right !

    HABEEB UR RAHUMAN Thursday, 15 November 2012 07:24 AM

    Yes... What ever he talks & Do , every thing is behind the screen.....

    Niffy Boy Thursday, 15 November 2012 01:18 PM

    If so, Ranil deserves a bigger one for losing more than 20 elections for the past 2 decades under his leadership...

    Alisten Australia Thursday, 15 November 2012 01:04 PM

    you go home please we will pay your salary or get a high commission post and leave lanka .

    Mason Thursday, 15 November 2012 12:36 PM

    It is said Speech is Silver and Silence is GOLD. After all the present parliamentarians have achieved nothing praiseworthy by their talking.

    Sareek Thursday, 15 November 2012 12:14 PM

    You too a oppsition leader for decede.

    Sareek Thursday, 15 November 2012 12:13 PM

    You too a oppsition leader for decede.

    Wara Thursday, 15 November 2012 11:37 AM

    Some people talk 20 years but no use !

    sirisena Thursday, 15 November 2012 10:53 AM

    You have also created a world record by loosing a stream of elections.

    Minister Thursday, 15 November 2012 10:52 AM

    Can you tell us about the record you have created so far by being in the Opposition for so many years?

    Ishan Thursday, 15 November 2012 10:47 AM

    RW deserves a big present for being the opposition leader for more than decade

    mnsmart Thursday, 15 November 2012 07:24 AM

    so he has truly observed "Musawada Weramani". may be the only MP to do so.

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