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6 June 2010 07:00 am - 8     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


By Indika Sri Aravinda

UNP Puttalam district Member of Parliament (MP) Palitha Range Bandara has been asked to appear before the party disciplinary committee this week to make a statement over the attack on him allegedly by a UNP member.

The UNP MP told Daily Mirror online that he had received a letter from the party asking him to appear before the UNP disciplinary committee on Saturday 12 June after he had complained to the party over the assault on him prior to the recent General Elections.

Bandara has accused UNP member Shantha Abeysekara of being involved in the attack on him which resulted in the MP being hospitalized with serious injuries. The MP subsequently slammed the UNP General Secretary Tissa Attanayaka over his failure to take disciplinary action against Abeysekara.

The UNP MP has now taken a back seat from UNP events and meetings and has even threatened to quit the party or retire from politics. Bandara told Daily Mirror online he is ready to meet Attanayaka face to face to discuss his concerns. (Daily Mirror online)

  Comments - 8

  • Sunday, 06 June 2010 09:26 AM

    Good ! Meet face to face and talk it over. Only something good can come out of it.

    Sunday, 06 June 2010 12:08 PM

    What has Bandara got to state ?
    Medical reports in itself is evidence.

    Sunday, 06 June 2010 01:21 PM

    What a comedy of errors! Wither the UNP!! Here the victim has been asked to show cause instead of the perpetrator. Anyone know where the UNP is headed???

    Sunday, 06 June 2010 05:50 PM

    I think this matter is not so interesting to the public.

    Monday, 07 June 2010 01:43 AM

    Disciplinary committee,the second attack on the victim

    Monday, 07 June 2010 04:03 AM

    Ha Ha Ha, Great, at the meeting Ranil's hands will be in his pockets, kARU will be half asleep and yawning and Swaminathan will be knocking on the table, finally Bandara will go nuts.I don't know who this Bandara fellow is but i just feel sorry for him.

    Monday, 07 June 2010 05:24 AM

    Good - please expedite the inquiry. Bandara's condition speaks for itself. Anyway - CONFRONTATION, COMPROMISE AND CONSENSUS - is the best way. I hope this Shantha will be ejected from the party. PLEASE KEEP THE UNP as a gentleman's party.

    Monday, 07 June 2010 06:14 AM

    Talk it over? what, talk it over tea and biscuits? this is a serious issue. And the leadership should have taken disciplinary action again the culprits right at the beginning.

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