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A tense situation erupted in Parliament a short while ago resulting in the suspension of the sitting for 15 minutes.

Government and opposition MPs caused uproar when Government MP Susil Premajayantha once again brought up the issue of a statement given by UNP Deputy Leader Karu Jayasuriya to a weekend newspaper. (KB/YP)

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  • gUL FERNANDO Wednesday, 08 December 2010 07:11 AM

    But they should take better example from previous UNP regims

    appa Wednesday, 08 December 2010 06:19 PM

    hoo, hoo, kindergarden. poor sri lanka................

    sriya Wednesday, 08 December 2010 05:23 PM

    are we on the way to wonder of asia or are we on the way to mader of asia

    PW Wednesday, 08 December 2010 01:02 PM

    The place is inundated with thugs and hooligans - what else do you expect??

    Sundaram Wednesday, 08 December 2010 08:32 AM

    gUL Oh god no ! We can still remember 1980S.

    suwantha Wednesday, 08 December 2010 08:00 AM

    if they want to take credit from MR family they must behave like this.what a mess srilankan politics

    suwantha Wednesday, 08 December 2010 07:51 AM

    full blame should be taken by the people of srilanka who voted these ignorants

    wahoo Wednesday, 08 December 2010 07:37 AM

    Lets forget about any other country in this instance and focus on democracy in Lanka... I guess the big ego's are hurt after the oxford fiasco...

    Miles Wednesday, 08 December 2010 07:28 AM

    Probably they have nothing else creative to be done. What with almost all Govt MP's being Minister, Deputy Minister or Senior Minister to ensure they remain in that post and to create "value" they should do something.
    The problem is also the oppostion is not properly explaining their position to the public and those troublesome opposition Ministers or MP's.

    jayawickrama Wednesday, 08 December 2010 07:28 AM

    The government os trying to cover their mistakes by focussing our attention elsewhere.. It is disgraceful the way the ministers behave.. There needs to be an overhaul in democracy.. Read Karu's statement- it is an apt and sound statement with NO mention on war crimes... How things are twisted.. It is a shame we live in a country of autocratic rule.. Karu hope you stand up to this nonsence..

    sam Wednesday, 08 December 2010 07:24 AM

    Blind fools fighting each other in parliament while one family gets more powerful each day. Who in that house can justify where the increased budget for defence is really for?

    karu Wednesday, 08 December 2010 07:20 AM

    Judging by the recent events,sweetheart, freedom of speech does not seem to exist even in (not so Great) Britain, the so called mecca of democracy!

    Lionel Wednesday, 08 December 2010 05:25 AM

    Gov't MPs cannot do anything except rawdism

    marcus Wednesday, 08 December 2010 07:04 AM

    All these appear to be to obtain a better Ministry from the President

    Kanthi Wednesday, 08 December 2010 07:01 AM

    There are many important pending issues to be addressed. Parliament sessions are wasting money and time.

    manjula jayawardana Wednesday, 08 December 2010 06:49 AM

    those who are behaving like this, they don't have even good family life @ home, there are so many problems in the country, country in a terrible situation, but they are blind eye to whole problems, there not bothered ...people have to suffer & sacrifice in many ways..what to do..if there is good leadership we can have a more faith in future..now country has gone to the DOG...

    citizen1 Wednesday, 08 December 2010 06:46 AM

    These folk need severe psycho-therapy. Instead of governing the country they need their heads examined.

    K.PARAMANATHAN Wednesday, 08 December 2010 06:45 AM

    The always prevails in the parliament and nowhere else. Therefore parliament is the battle ground. In other words parliamentarians are restless they need counseling and should go through psychiatric treatment. Especially for the ruling party MPs.

    Velusumana Wednesday, 08 December 2010 06:19 AM

    Fire the whole lot.

    mohammed Wednesday, 08 December 2010 05:46 AM

    Those who got nothing to do coming to parliment to have some fun. Will continue till a good governer to the country

    Guest Wednesday, 08 December 2010 05:45 AM

    Nothing like shouting and fighting !!

    sinnan Wednesday, 08 December 2010 05:40 AM

    It's a pool of fools

    Bridie Wednesday, 08 December 2010 05:32 AM

    They say Sri Lanka has functional democracy. Isn’t it still at infancy stage, although it has passed a good number of calendar years? Grow up you bunch of idxxxs!!!

    Your Sweetheart Wednesday, 08 December 2010 05:32 AM

    is this a sign of destroying democracy by silencing the opposition? Govt. should not forget the utter humiliation brought on to our country by WW's antics when he exceeded his right of free speech.


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