SLFP leadership ponders disciplinary sanctions
against MR, supporting MPs:
Many political parties use ‘protest’ rallies as a powerful tool to
achieve short and long-term goals when they are in the opposition.
Ever since the formation of organised political parties in Sri
Lanka, protests have been a part and parcel of the country’s
political culture. Some protests, in fact, influenced important
developments in the country’s political domain over the past 70
[Goz Sunday ]
The presiding big boss seemed stern at the weekly meeting inside the
Cabinet last week as some of his subordinates had flown overseas
multiple times, neglecting their duties back home. As he walked into
the meeting in the Cabinet on Wednesday, he had a report that had
details related to their overseas jaunts.
To compound her consternation the tri-shaw fellow was clueless about
by-roads leading out of town to the bingé area. Literally groping
their way past this Bodiya and that junction, she eventually arrived
at a candle-lit home and was told an island-wide power failure had
gripped the country.
All kids should be in school :
In the wake of a heartbreaking story of a six-year-old being denied
admission to a school in Kuliyapitiya comes this shining example
from Bogashandiya in Anuradhapura. These villagers too ostracized
the child, in the belief that his mother had died of HIV/AIDS.