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Minister Mervyn Silva today said he would be the only SLFP organizer for Kelaniya and it would be his nominees who would contest elections under the new electoral system introduced to local governments.

“No one can stop the awakening of Kelaniya. The only organizer for Kelaniya is Mervyn Silva and there are no two words about it. I have the blessing of the President and Minister Basil Rajapaksa- therefore only the people nominated by me would contest the forthcoming local council polls under the new system.”

The Minister made these remarks at an event held in Kelaniya to mark the President’s birthday and his second term in office.

Minister Silva also queried as to how people who lived in normal houses had today built multi-storied houses.

 “This must have surely been out of the money earned by defrauding public property or other illegal means. People will find answers to these very soon,” he said. (Lal S Kumara- Kelaniya)

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  • Faazil Monday, 19 November 2012 07:57 AM

    I am extremely sorry for all Kalaniya People. the only thing that i can do for them is praying for all.

    MAN - SEC Monday, 19 November 2012 04:23 AM

    ONCE AGAIN OUR AHINSAKA MAHADHA MUTHTHA ADVISE TO THE LEADERS OF ALL PARTIES.

    OMG Monday, 19 November 2012 04:25 AM

    this man has been a running joke for the past decade so pray tell me how on earth he still is involved in political arena..... Family of troublemakers. Well knowen right!

    mark anandappa Monday, 19 November 2012 04:26 AM

    Here he goes again .How does he plan to buy Lamborghini Car for Himself and his Family.

    Ray Monday, 19 November 2012 04:29 AM

    Thanks to all idots in Kelaniya electrate,this guy is still in power...

    Citizen Perera Monday, 19 November 2012 04:40 AM

    Does it mean that Voters in Kelaniya are fools?

    Yehiya Monday, 19 November 2012 05:12 AM

    Civilized media must boycot thugs behind politicians.

    shan Monday, 19 November 2012 05:19 AM

    Dear Kelaniya brothers& sisters please answer to Docotor in next comming election

    Nodrog Monday, 19 November 2012 05:26 AM

    Houses or cars cannot buy the respect and recognition they crave for. Class cannot be bought, its something inbred. All its done is expose them for the shameless frauds and rogues they truly are.

    CITIZEN Monday, 19 November 2012 07:37 AM

    If he is to select the people to contest the polls then there is no Selection Board of the Party? Aiyo Sirisena, what are your functions? Have you abdicated your Crown? Anyway, we know you have no choice!

    san Monday, 19 November 2012 07:54 AM

    He is really a joke. I cant understand why people are sitting and listening to his useless speech. He is talking nonsense.

    Sumanasiri Monday, 19 November 2012 04:08 AM

    Morons of Kelaniya who freely gave their vote to this guy deserve whatever they get.

    perera Monday, 19 November 2012 08:37 AM

    you got it in one

    dave Monday, 19 November 2012 09:47 AM

    What ever it happens he will get more votes in next election.

    imra Monday, 19 November 2012 09:52 AM

    sorry .com to kalaniya peoples,,

    Dinithi Monday, 19 November 2012 12:37 PM

    MR and BR are keeping him because he is winning votes. If the idiots in Kelaniya want him then of course nobody can help them. But maybe they like his work. If so who are we to criticise him?

    GAMEGOLLA Monday, 19 November 2012 01:05 PM

    Please let not waste our valuable time re:Mervyn. He must be admitted to the Mental Hospital, Angoda for treatment. That is the proper place.

    C. Seneveratne Monday, 19 November 2012 01:06 PM

    This is what you have to say, but the Kelaniya people did not give their verdict yet.
    Wait and see you will be surprised.

    Gemunu Monday, 19 November 2012 01:07 PM

    Kudu, kappan,bribe,thug,uneducated,uncultured,joker is talking.
    Wake up Kelaniya kick this SOB out.

    Kira Tuesday, 20 November 2012 12:41 AM

    God Father of Kelaniya. This may be a story for film.

    Mahmoud Tuesday, 20 November 2012 08:36 AM

    no use in blaming this man. first of all we should blame the people who ever clapping for his speach and begging behind him all the time. those are the people doesnt have back bone.

    Calistus Jayatilleke Monday, 19 November 2012 02:43 AM

    Empty vessels make the most noise.

    farook Monday, 19 November 2012 01:00 AM

    How did you earn your millions to boast that you can buy Lamborghinis for your sons? Always talking off your hat.

    Cobbler Monday, 19 November 2012 01:05 AM

    "Minister Silva also queried as to how people who lived in normal houses today built multy-storied houses"
    Well said Doctor. We are also wondering about this.
    You should also add people who travelled by bus today travelling in sports cars also.

    Thamizha Monday, 19 November 2012 01:39 AM

    Wow you Mervyn always rock the stage!

    Ranjit Wicks Monday, 19 November 2012 01:43 AM

    Jayawewa. Suba anagathayak !
    Lankawata yana kala !!

    ANTON Monday, 19 November 2012 01:48 AM

    I KNOW THE LAW

    Richards Monday, 19 November 2012 02:10 AM

    How does his son own Porsches?

    Cobra. Monday, 19 November 2012 02:20 AM

    Keliya hutas!!!

    Ariyapala Hewage Monday, 19 November 2012 02:30 AM

    God's bless to people in Kelaniya

    una Monday, 19 November 2012 02:42 AM

    Malu Malu Malu me suranganita Malu genava.

    chris Pannla Monday, 19 November 2012 12:40 AM

    I feel sorry for the people in this electorate.

    lanka puthra Monday, 19 November 2012 02:50 AM

    God bless to Sri Lankans

    Adel Monday, 19 November 2012 03:10 AM

    Yes my lord, you are the authority.........!!!!!!!

    hkshewa Monday, 19 November 2012 03:22 AM

    KAATADA AADAMBARA ? KELANIYE INNA DESHAPREMIE BUDDIMATH JANATHAAWATA..!!

    mohamed asfar Monday, 19 November 2012 03:53 AM

    i am not angry with mervin but with our president who is answerable to people regarding the actions of mervin. he is way out of control.

    Achcharu Monday, 19 November 2012 03:54 AM

    From this electorate unfortunately.. Sick of feeling sorry for the past few years now

    yohan Monday, 19 November 2012 03:57 AM

    hi Mervin,
    how did you son earn money to pay 400 Million Lamborghini car? What is his job anyway?

    Nodrog Monday, 19 November 2012 03:57 AM

    Does DM publish these stories as a form of entertainment or is it considered news? We know lunatics are in charge and don't need constant reminders.

    Chuti Monday, 19 November 2012 04:03 AM

    Dear Mr.President / Basil ,

    Why don't you take any action against this kind of Statement given by your minister??

    Are backing him to do what ever he like ???

    Nodrog Monday, 19 November 2012 04:04 AM

    I feel sorry for the people of this country! Condoning his actions reflects the attitude at the very top.


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