The road between the Galle Face roundabouts to the Old Parliament roundabout on the Gale road will be closed time to time between 6.30am-4.30pm from May 14 to 18 due to the victory day rehearsal, the police said.
Rather than this cleberations, if they can arrange some bodhi Poojas, and some religiouse ceremonies in mosques, kovils and churchs to pray for all victims and brave soldures, would have been much better and can save the money. And also what is the meaning for this celeberation when the hero is in jail.... in arabic they call it "Hafal Bidoon Batal" Celeberation with our the hero....
Nodrog Sunday, 13 May 2012 08:44 AM
Isn't this going a bit too far? Imagine the inconvenience to the public. Spend that money for the war heroes.
banda Sunday, 13 May 2012 09:24 AM
good time for another price hike
Puravasiya Sunday, 13 May 2012 09:38 AM
What celebrations without General Fonseka?
lankashantha Sunday, 13 May 2012 09:46 AM
Spend this money to those disabled soldiers and the disabled public who were injured in the terrorist attacks.
Kamal Sunday, 13 May 2012 10:15 AM
There will be a tsunami on the 17th or 18th May
Marina Sunday, 13 May 2012 10:20 AM
Victory Day without the main architect of the great victory, General SF!
Imran Hussein Sunday, 13 May 2012 10:37 AM
Another image building annual exercise for the regime but nothing else. The Anticlimax of a most anticipated victory celebration in the modern history.
lalinda Sunday, 13 May 2012 10:48 AM
I agree with lankashantha, this is unnessacery spending, well that is what our leaders always do, Spend that money on those who were really affected, However, this is not a complete victory as the tamil problem remains unsolved
boney malli Sunday, 13 May 2012 10:57 AM
hooooooooooo.....boru show !!
Tharanga Semasinghe Sunday, 13 May 2012 11:02 AM
Dude..You better know, As far as SF is concerned he was just a one of FOUR chiefs.. Navy,Air-force,Police rendered a massive support to Army in eradication LTTE.. MR played the leading role as the commanding chief of the armed forces.. So,here only one person can't be labelled as the hero.. All the worriers who fought with the LTTE deserved the same respect.. In this juncture what should do is paying our tribute to those who made dedications on behalf of our motherland.. even though we couldn't bear the inconvenience caused by closing roads for few hours, innocent families of those who died bear the pain for ever.. May this celebrations bring a relief for those who are suffering so.. they are deserved this
Faz Sunday, 13 May 2012 11:02 AM
Why don’t we stop these kind of the ceremony annually while thousands of people suffering due to the final war in North and East. We will move to reconciliation and betterment for all.
jacoobc Sunday, 13 May 2012 11:34 AM
Likely to be the last in this series ??
Tintin Sunday, 13 May 2012 12:45 PM
North Korea is also like this.
Bigfoot Sunday, 13 May 2012 01:57 PM
We have enough of the war song. Time to put a stop to this waste of poor tax payers money.
nalaka Monday, 14 May 2012 11:53 AM
you miss arable man has forgotten the great leadership of SF
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