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Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa threatened to suspend Parliament for the entire day and go home unless he is allowed to house sittings professionally.

A tense situation erupted in Parliament earlier in the day 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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  • lankaputha Wednesday, 08 December 2010 08:26 AM

    yeah, please don't allow those fools at least to sit in the parliament.

    Maidan Wednesday, 08 December 2010 08:42 AM

    Talk some thing important, like high cost of living than those jokes

    pbj Wednesday, 08 December 2010 08:43 AM

    Hon. Speaker , Sir - Most of our MPs , unfortunately , good at shouting at the top of their voices and , apparently , as mighty Ms B has once pointed out,no one thinks of the contents of their speeches but the thrill it implies . And most of them will never try to make a good speech as long as the people in the ordinance is ready to clap to what ever they say.

    Labby Thursday, 09 December 2010 09:28 AM

    Did the Speaker specifically say which one he was wanting to go to ?

    Ibnu Batuta Wednesday, 08 December 2010 09:04 AM

    This is only a ploy to divert the attention of the public from real issues.

    Oyage sudu kella Wednesday, 08 December 2010 09:05 AM

    Sahathikenma.

    Konde bendapu china Wednesday, 08 December 2010 09:38 AM

    if it s for good ,yes

    anpan Wednesday, 08 December 2010 09:48 AM

    Have ever heard of such unruly and violent acts in our parliament before 2005? God save our nation!

    I Hussein Wednesday, 08 December 2010 09:49 AM

    Mr speaker, Stay put, use your power and send some of those goons home - (forever if you can).

    Ruhunu Puthra Wednesday, 08 December 2010 09:50 AM

    Given the type of people we get in parliment, can you expect them to behave professionally? You must be joking Mr. Speaker.

    Kanthi Wednesday, 08 December 2010 09:52 AM

    No wonder, time to come they will even carry knives, battons, etc to the parliament.

    Ampare son Friday, 10 December 2010 03:38 PM

    I AM VERY RESPECT HIM.

    zorro Wednesday, 08 December 2010 10:30 AM

    The question is do they have the intellect to deliver a factual speech?

    xlntgson Wednesday, 08 December 2010 10:32 AM

    Really a tough and exhausting job, a sturdy former police officer can't do this job, who else can?

    Barn Buddy Wednesday, 08 December 2010 10:51 AM

    Well Said pbj

    sarath puta Wednesday, 08 December 2010 11:00 AM

    suba anagatayak lankawata

    Kana Wednesday, 08 December 2010 11:28 AM

    Why don't you suspend these indisciplined MPs for at least two weeks as a punishment.

    gamaya Thursday, 09 December 2010 04:38 AM

    Then you want get any fun news life this. Very bad for TV news.

    Kana Wednesday, 08 December 2010 11:33 AM

    I could not understand the words they were uttering while shouting to their fullest specially Hon. Dinesh, Hon. JJ and few others.What a mess!

    Prophet John Wednesday, 08 December 2010 11:44 AM

    Spot on Maidan...Its the our stupidity to choose these kind of hooligans to the parliment....God Bless Sri Lanka

    kumar Wednesday, 08 December 2010 11:46 AM

    I wish all of you, everyone will go home and never return. The best thing to happen to us.

    malkanthi Thursday, 09 December 2010 05:20 AM

    Exactly also to avoid discussing any burning issues for which each minister is responsible.

    Joee Wednesday, 08 December 2010 12:18 PM

    Why not privatize the parliament, to install more discipline.

    Boomi Puthra Wednesday, 08 December 2010 12:19 PM

    Only the God can save this country!

    sam Wednesday, 08 December 2010 12:28 PM

    Obviously trying a Wmal to impress.

    Game Kolla Thursday, 09 December 2010 05:47 AM

    Please Take necessary action against those hooligans.

    PW Wednesday, 08 December 2010 12:58 PM

    What else do you expect from those who have got the job without any qualification????? Shameless..............

    Bernard Wednesday, 08 December 2010 01:00 PM

    You must stay and send those no class politisions

    Aru Thursday, 09 December 2010 06:10 AM

    Hooray. Lock the door and go home. Let them have a free for all on Parliament grounds. The public can have free entertainment.

    Renuka Thursday, 09 December 2010 04:38 PM

    Maidan, R U diaspora? Expecting everything freeeeeee? Work hard and earn money

    suwantha Wednesday, 08 December 2010 02:37 PM

    you are a good one.but some powerful ministers try to overtake you.they try to do this to take the credibility from MR.anyhow you are the only one who can controle the parliament in a betterway.

    micky Wednesday, 08 December 2010 04:12 PM

    jobless MPs.. They must b scared if they will pull into that 'Jeshta Amathi' post . lol

    Pandula B Wednesday, 08 December 2010 05:17 PM

    The training of 'old cops ' is such. They do not tolerate nonsense. Bravo Mr. speaker.

    Perera Wednesday, 08 December 2010 08:07 AM

    yes very soon all of goverment MPs has to go home the way things are happening

    Click Lanka Sunday, 12 December 2010 08:48 PM

    Sir,
    You are too soft with opposition in parliament of their demands, if it's to show your independence , you do too much.

    Ram Wednesday, 08 December 2010 08:21 AM

    PLEASE DO IT. DON'T KEEP SAYING. NO DEMOCRACY EVEN IN THE PARLIAMENT.

    Suki Wednesday, 08 December 2010 06:34 PM

    Hon. Speaker sir
    Please uphold the real Parliamentary proceedings with respect, dignity and accepted decorum.............Do not allow Hooligans (Educated or Not) to control the House proceedings.....


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