Thu, 23 Sep 2021 Today's Paper

Govt. is bankrupt: MP Thushara Indunil

9 January 2020 12:16 am - 4     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

A A A

Thought the present government promised to provide organic fertiliser free of charge to the paddy farmers during their election campaigns, the farmers now have to get fertilisers by showing their National Identity Card (NIC) to the fertiliser corporations, UNP MP Thushara Indunil Amarasena said.

Speaking at a news briefing at the Opposition Leader's office in Colombo, the MP said President Gotabaya Rajapaksa gave thousands of promises to farmers and came to power.

"Now the farmers are facing a crisis in getting fertilisers for their crops, as there is a shortage. Today, farmers have to face a crisis in getting their free fertiliser stocks even for cash," he said.

It was reported that fertilisers were issued by the Fertiliser Corporation in Dambulla by checking the farmers' NICs, MP Amarasena said.

He said the present crisis reminds him of the 'hal-polu' days encountered between 1970 and 1976 in our country.

"It seems like this government is bankrupt," the MP added. (Chaturanga Samarawickrama)

See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.

  Comments - 4

See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.

 

  • Thor Thursday, 09 January 2020 07:15 AM

    Oh no, as long as they can keep the witches cauldron bubbling they'll be alright and isn't that what they got a mandate for?

    Anmanpan Thursday, 09 January 2020 09:57 AM

    A fellow who talks gibberish and knows nothing.

    DM Thursday, 09 January 2020 10:26 AM

    If it is bankrupt doesn’t that show the prosperity you all create during the last 4 1/2 years?

    Mohamed h hamid Thursday, 09 January 2020 02:12 PM

    Thanks to you and your unp govt.


Add comment

Comments will be edited (grammar, spelling and slang) and authorized at the discretion of Daily Mirror online. The website also has the right not to publish selected comments.

Reply To:

Name - Reply Comment




See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.

 


Waiver of registration questioned: Import of covid related drugs, products shrouded in controversy

The National Medicines Regulatory Authority- the independent authority that r

Mysterious disease killing pups!

A mysterious respiratory disease affecting puppies in the Central Province is

Jacqueline Fernandez; Lankan Star Shining in Indian Film Sky

Sri Lanka’s Jacqueline Fernandez who has made a name for herself in India

Young families share stories of pregnancy in a pandemic

For hundreds of expectant and new mothers, pregnancy and childbirth are nothi