18 September, 2020

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My Mother Remains The Legitimate Chief Justice Of This Country! – CJ Shirani’s Son

By Colombo Telegraph

“They are watching us. They are listening to our conversations and following our every move. On the 15th of January, they impressed upon us not to speak and to use the ‘back door’ as we left. Not only are they attempting to intimidate and harass us but to hinder the very liberties any citizen of this country is entitled to.”  says  Shaveen Bandaranayake Kariyawasam, the Chief Justice’s son.
Updating Shaveen’s Facebook status he says; ” I would like to extend my sincere gratitude to all those who stood with us and continue to do so. We stood for the independence and the integrity of the Sri Lankan Judiciary and my mother remains the legitimate Chief Justice of this country!”
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    even the threewheeler drivers in the area said that although the house is guarded by police there are CID officers in plan cloths hiding behind trees and bushes around the house and are watching who is going inside the house. looks like they are so scared of her. Poor Mara and the clan

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      If Mohan Pieris has any dignity, he would pack up and leave today. But, of course he will not. Because, the guy does not what dignity is.

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      If Mohan Pieris has any dignity, he would pack up and leave today. But, of course he will not. Because the guy does not know what dignity is.

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      Mohan pieris is another thief who used his powers to loose 500 million CPC hedging deal …and Loosing 75 Million as taxes to Colombo Customs….and ONLY GOD WOULD KNOW ……MAN FROM HONEY MOON.

      Please see following web sites.
      http://www.thesundayleader.lk/2012/11/03/mohan-peiris-to-be-sued/

      http://newsle.com/person/mohanpeiris/8103673

      All Mohan Peiris’s Local and Foreign Bank Accounts and Assets should be investigated as per his rulings given in favor of Fraudesters, loosing Billions to Government……and lying to both UN and Local courts.

      It’s time to dig Mohan Pieris’s DIRTY MONEY AND ASSETS.

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    This probably refers to SSP Rangala who was entrusted with this thuggery and intimidation. This man is another thug of the govt. He has a case coming up in March before the Supreme court. The below report datelined Sept 2012.

    The Supreme Court has decided to hear the fundamental rights petition filed by Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) members claiming theri right to equality was violated by a senior police officer during the campaign for he Eastern Provincial Council (EPC).

    The Bench comprising Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake and Justices K. Sripavan and Eva Wanasundera fixed the hearing for March 25.

    The petitioners, SLMC General Secretary and Parliamentarian Hassan Ali, SLMC High Command member and Akkaraippattu Municipal Councillor S.L.M. Hanifa and SLMC Ampara District candidate A.T. Thavam, cited Ampara SSP Premalal Ranagala, Ampara DIG T.K.P. Silva, ASP Sarath Premalal of the Police Training School, Pallekele, OIC Akkaraipattu Police, the IGP, the Elections Commissioner and the Attorney General as respondents.

    Appearing for the petitioners, President’s Counsel Jayampathi Wickramaratna told Court the petition was filed before the EPC election was held on September 8.

    The President’s Counsel said the first respondent SSP Ranagala, failed to carry out his duty fairly as a public officer and wrongfully favoured the campaign of the National Congress Party (NCP) headed by Minister A.L.M. Athaulla, whose party also contested the EPC election under the United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA).

    The President’s Counsel said SSP Ranagala, while conducting himself in a partisan manner towards Minister Athaullah and the National Congress had acted with hostility to the SLMC candidates and their supporters.

    He cited a number of instances where the police acting under instructions from SSP Ranagala failed to take any steps to arrest persons who armed with weapons, terrorized, threatened and attacked the petitioners and their supporters regardless of their complaints to the Police.

    The illegal actions of the first respondent clearly interfered with the holding of a free and fair election, counsel argued.
    Dr. Jayampathi Wickramaratne, Nizam Kariapper, A.M. Faiz, M.C.M. Nawaz and M.I.M. Inulla appeared for the petitioners.

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    CT seem to be running out of news that they are frequenting Facebook pages.

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      And you’re running out of things to say in this forum. Keep licking government ass

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      can you interview young kariawasam and his family and share that with us ? It’s unfortunate you are more concerned about from where it came missing the mesage about us – the sri lankan society now – than him. If it’s your real name ralapanawa was a important role in looking after the irrigation works – wewa – and had to have a certain amount of attitude and smartness…a true vestige of our ancient human resource management system.

      what a shame you go by that term? pl. think again, at least for the sake of name.

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      ANOTHER MORON, A X U X LICKER OF JARAPASSA.
      FIND A BEGGING BOWL AND GO TO GALLE FACE.

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      SLMC will withdraw the case & will provide some women to leader.

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    You are her son, you will defend her, that is your right and duty.

    I agree that the process to remove the former CJ was nothing but a witch hunt but she is no saint as many have (including her ) have claimed.

    https://www.colombotelegraph.com/index.php/not-only-the-chairman-husband-chief-justice-wife-must-also-resign/

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      I agree that she is not a saint. But, at the end, she realized her mistakes and stood up to MARA group whom nobody wants to dare to, and kept the Judicial independency by giving a verdict on the Town and country bill against Basil’s power grab.

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        I agree with you Shawn,

        She is an another example who could not stay longer with MR as the bunch expected her to be. SF was also with them and later got convinced that he would not be able to bend them further.

        But the bunch that crossed over from the UNP (Kehelmal, Oral patient, GLP, SB the street monger.. and the other) would say yes to whatever the garbage pact the regime is about to introduce.

        This is the pathetic situaton that the nation is facing today. If the crossed over bunch would also behave FORMER ARMY COMMANDER and FORMER CJ – we the nation could save this country today.

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    Son, we know that the cowards have resorted to barbaric methods when they cannot face by legal means. We feel ashamed when even the Police Officers are party to it. Please lie low. Their ullegal activities will not last long and in my view there will be uprising within four months. When I saw thugs attacking, I was praying God to show some miracle. Your mother is a noble lady. God will definitely protect her and her family. I can realize feel a son’s feeling towards his mother. Please remain calm like your mother. People are aware of what happened. There will be split within MR’s family, split within the ruling party. split with the forces, etc, etc. I am only sad that other professionals and religious dignitaries have failed to realize that every citizen in the country will be affected by this uncivilzed characters in the Parliament and around MR. There is something called Karma.

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    The Government abused the mandate we gave them to do this heinous disrespect to the constitution. So, it is our duty to express and document that we did not give a mandate to ignore the interpretations of the constitution by the Supreme Court. If you wish to register your protest, please join this petition: http://www.causes.com/causes/810063-protest-the-unconstitutional-process-to-impeach-the-chief-justice-of-sri-lanka

    Or simply register your protest in some online media.

    I am Thrishantha Nanayakkara, and I do this to excercise my right as a citizen of Sri Lanka, and to show that I am not scared of the people I voted. They are our public servants and representatives not the other way round!

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    No point so really. See you mother’s job was a “quid pro quo”. She should have stayed within the mandate given her. When one Peiris helped you get to the pinnacle, another was behind to pull your mother down.

    Let me tell you a story I heard. There was an exhibition of all the species of frogs from all over the world in a foreign country. All the countries made sure their frog specimens were safe and secure. Not the Sri Lankans, the box being left open. The organizers were aghast and went looking for the Sri Lankans. When asked the said don’t worry, in Sri Lanka when one tries to get ahead ten others will pull them down.

    Similarly, your mother parachuted in, usurped the ones in line and generally played ball with the government as she was supposed to from the start. When did she become an upstart, that she thought she could confront a powerful government?

    She is naive despite being qualified. She might have knowledge, but wisdom I think is not there.

    While we all understand you anguish, we can only say kala kala de pala pala de.

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      So true Gonaparte.
      She paid for the sins she committed.
      Idi Mahin will eventually pay for the sins he committed.
      That’s the way it is…..

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    This young man has a backbone unlike our opposition leaders….!

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    None with self respect will condone the mannner in which the country’s CJ was treated.Even the poor know that this was after the divineguma bill.Its a sad story that your mother fell into a trap of Asoka Silva who was the then CJ.The self centred man passed the 18th amendment to her and she cleared that and did not realise that she cooked the country as well.Today she is in this plight because of that.
    Shaveen if your mother is honest another door will open for her.
    The country stands shaken to the foundation when one think of the thuggery that was used and the way the state media was used against her.
    That the thug is very vindictive and the muppets only danced around for survival is known.HOW MUCH THEY ABUSED THE VOTE THAT WAS GIVEN.
    CAN THEY SLEEP WELL AND WILL NATURE NOT TRAT THEM.WE WILL WAIT AND SEE

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    This case is alarming all government officers irrespective of their ranks. Why so..? Anything against their wish will not be executed wheather right or wrong. Democracy,Justice only words where you can find in the dictionary or front page of government gazette.
    Recent past one person climed up on a tree in Viharamahadevi park requesting for justice. Later the man was charged by police for disturbing the public. Few weeks back there were hundreds of threewheels marched against CJ blocking the roads and disturbing the public. Also hundreds of goons camped out side official residence of CJ supported by MPs.Where is the LAW? Where is the Justice? If government can treat this way to their CJ what about the people in the country?
    Sri Lankan POlICE (Not that..polite…Obedient…Loyalty…..Intelligent….Courage….) Politically licensed to performed as goons as required.This was the different in miracle of Asia.
    You will be well qualified to take a top chair if you can always affirm by YES Sir, OF COURSE Sir, I’LL DO Sir, Thank you Sir. Pakistan is much better than Sri Lanka on this matter. But don’t worry !!!! where was a another country lower than us in the index… That is Somalia..

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    The chief justice Shirani Bandaranayaka was corrupt Rs 340 in foreign currencies in bank accounts,trillium apartment and what else? Wow! These type of people should not be serving the public in any capacity. Good riddance to bad rubbish and all these ‘defenders’ what kind of moral values and ethics did this lady have I wonder?

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    My Dear International community: USA,UK,UN,EU,CW, Asian and African Federation member states.

    We Sri Lankans have lost our faith in both tha Ruling Rajapakse Government and the Opposition Parties who give bogus promises until come into power and once in Power use all the country’s resources and wealth for their own selfish greed and power.

    Ever since we got Independence All the ruuling parties as well as the opposition ran the country like a Toddy Tavern ruining the economy,Education, health and social lives of the people
    The uneducated, Uncultured thugs from Both the Ruling and the Opposition Parties ran the Country only to fulfill their selfish ambitions and money greed leaving Citizens to suffer.

    Behadding under age Rizana in Saudi Arabia was due to greedy politiciens looking for foreign exchange started exporting poor and helpless children for slave labor in Middle East.

    Please see Rizana Nafeek’s home in the following web sites.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-20959228

    http://www.lankachannels.lk/sirasa-tv/sirasa-tv-news-1st-10-o-clock-sinhala-news-17th-january-2013-video_3be720b71.html

    It is worse than a cattle farm cottege.
    Seventy percent(70%) of Sri Lankan’s live similar to these houses with tin and Coconut leaf roof houses similar to VEDDA (native) community live sixty (60) years after independence.

    While Politicians treat poor citizens like this, they send their children to all the expensive Colleges in USA and Europe and buying them BMW, Mercedes Benz, and Lamborghini cars and make family foreign pleasure trips wasting valuable foreign exchange these poor people bring to Sri Lanka.

    President and Ministers all have their Foreign Private bank accounts and expensive houses in all over the world using these citizens hard earned foreign exchange, while no effort was made to rescue Rizana from beheading in Saudi Arabia.

    President Mahinda Rajapakse Impeached CJ Dr.Shirani Bandaranayake because she did not allow his brother Basil Rajapakse to steal Divineguma 85 Billion Rupees. Basil Rajapakse has US $ 4.5 Million House in california, USA and definitely he planned to use most of this 85 Billion fund for his personal use, and that’s why CJ Shirani Bandaranayake opposed it.

    As a result of helping us the citizen form allowing President’s Brother to steal, CJ madam Bandaranayake had to sacrifi8ce her Job.

    Now both she and her husband are unemployed while having a son to look after and also now feared for her and her family’s lives.

    Also President Rajapakse Stole Millions of Dollars that International Community sent for Tsunami victims….but due to his friend ex.CJ Sarath N.Silva President got away from that fraud.

    Therefore we Sri Lankans have lost our faith in both Governing Rajapakse Regime and the Opposition parties to help us.

    THEREFORE WE KINDLY REQUEST YOU TO IMPLEMENT FOLLOWING MEASURES ON RAJAPAKSE REGIME UNTIL IT RE-INSTATE EX. CJ DR. SHIRANI BANDARANAYAKE AS CHIEF JUSTICE.

    1)International community should impose travel Ban to President and all the Govt. Ministers and MP’s who voted for CJ Impeachment. Also Isolate Sri Lanka from future conferences like CHOGM,CW,Asian and African Forums and from UN.

    2)Bring President Mahinda Rajapakse for war War Crimes and Tsunami Fraud stealing millions of Dollars of Foreign Donations given to poor homeless people who were effected by 2004 Tsunami.

    3)Terminate USA GSP status, trade and tourism. Let President have his own vacation in Hambantota harbour.

    4)Stop all Aid and Loans given to Sri Lanka by World Bank, IMF, Asian Bank and EU banks.

    5) Freeze all personal foreign bank accounts, personal assets of President’s family (like Basil’s USA 4.5 million dollar house and Gotabaya’s 950,000 dollar house) and other Govt. Ministers and Government officials etc.

    6) use both Internal and external methods and pressure to Change Rajapakse Dictatorial Regime.

    I request this on behalf of all Sri Lankans and you could find their views if you talk to them.

    HOPE YOU WILL CONSIDER MY REQUEST.

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    Son, Can I have my 1.5 Million discount back ? After all it is our money that your mother stole..

    Also ask your mother about the caretaker that she got rid of using her office … Your mother is nothing but a crook..

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      Watcher,

      can I have My Tsunami Helping Hambanthota International over One Million US Dollar Donations that President Stole.

      can I have One Billion Dollar CPC hedging deal where President is responsible and now the Gasolene prices increasing daily to recover those losses.

      Can I have my highest Electricity rates charge from us back due to loss making Norochchalai power plant operated due to President making huge commission leaving us citizens aside.

      Can I have CW Rs:800 million wastful bid spent by Namal Rajapakse.

      Can I have unpaid taxes, and unpaid CMC taxes by Namal Rajapakse while Importing Lamborginis wasting valuable Foreign Exchange and not paying taxes.

      Can I have MARA’s wasteful security and Police protection and restricting CJ Dr.Shirani Bandaranayake to move around not allowing to speak to reporters.

      Can I have the wasteful Chartered Plane loads of President’s goons going with him on pleasure trips around the world.

      I think you are tapping the wrong tree.

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        Jayantha

        Good list, and Pls. add former CJ to the list as well

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          You should be an idiot not to see the reality yet. How can you allow a man to abuse you in this way. Why you cant utter a single word the name of the protection of law and justice in this country, what brings if you and your ilk further stay supportive to a maraurder of all forms.

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    Do’nt take hasty decisions.Think of the safety of your family first.Build up support around your family.It is the international support which is essential for your safety.I appreciate the courage of your mother.She is the heroine of right thinking people of this country

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    The Commentor Ruwan got it right !
    From Now on the state will become serville to the King!.
    But there is a problem, not many states run by kings( except AWZILAND etc) are around and is a species endangered to extinct.
    So shall the Rajayaksha regime.
    My earnest wish is sooner the better, we can help it make faster though!!!
    So pluck up your courage Sri Lankans brake all Laws, come up with Ghandian Civil disobedience, how about mass evasion of Incom Tax and Property tax to begin with????
    WHY?
    Because Basil is busy hiring government organizers ( tho the count of 100,000) already from Divineguma act and thanks to the Amurdhi funds.
    So where does the Samurdhi fund gets money from you and me!
    wake up folks!!!

    aj

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    To the son of the fired CJ,

    I believe that two third majority MPs in parliament and majority of people may not want to argue with you on your right to dream your mother is the legitimate CJ. Perhaps they just pity you.

    But it is obvious that the majority of the people do not want a misbehaved or rather a con woman to head their judiciary. I say, that because no man or women had blocked a single street to back your mother’s claim to date, whereas we see blocking streets as a common occurrence all over Sri Lanka right now to oppose the government for its slightest shortcoming.

    What do you say eh.
    Leela

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      Leela has no manners. So don’t take her seriously Shaveen. She means no harm! :)

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      Leela,
      The issue here is , The CJ did not receive a fair hearing . The process that led to her removal from office was wrong and we will never Know the truth of these allegations . We all should have a right to natural justice don’t you think ?
      One more thing, if you still have even a tiny bit of manners left in you you should apologize on this forum for calling her a con woman.

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    Keep up Shaveen
    we are always with you
    We salute your mother for courage shows to fight with MR for the independance of judiciary
    And we all agreed that your mother is the legitimate CJ of GOSL.
    So time being those who are responsible for this will be punished by some one.
    Perhaps later on they will appoint Namal as a CJ that is there kind of acts

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    I do not believe you saying “… attempting to intimidate and harass us …” etc and etc. Look young man, only your shadows are after you three.

    How come Sarath Fonseka came to cheer your mother when she was on her way to the PSC and still he is all right. He opens his foul mouth whenever and he wants all right. But you say, you can’t. I just don’t get it.

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      Apt pseudo name you have given yourself ;)

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    Dear Shaveen! Do not trust these mob who crack coconuts, put up banners, curse in front of gods, try to invade Temple Trees, shout “Jayawewa”, carry lightened candles to the court premises, stay away from courts for two days and then forget about everything and enjoy themselves in their usual practices as if nothing has happened. Each of these have their own programs. Your mother is used only as a vehicle to travel to their destinations. That does not means your mother has no genuine supporters. There are very very few people who support your cause. You have to do a thorough research to find them out. Few people does not mean that they are useless or weak. When the drama “Maname” was shown for the first time at the Lionel Wendt theater only 17 spectators were there in the audience! But today every show is house full. When thinking about the fate of your mother I remember how Lee’s sister was attacked by several strong persons, in the film “Enter the Dragon”. You have to study deeply the socio-economic conditions underlning the present crisis in the State. this is not a fight between two individuals. It is a fight between two socio-economic factions. Individuals are only representatives of these factions. My advice to you is 1. Study 2. Study 3. Study (I am not referring to your academic studies)

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      Shirani B should join NGO sharks like Pakiasothy and et al if she wants to cheat more money or join the TNA and Sumanthirans to improve on her political ideology or start her own party for she has displayed all the qualities of a typical Sri Lankan political crook. For one thing though, we agree that, that’s her right, and we wish her luck. But, the RanilW and his UNP will not have her even near Sirikotha.

      Neo-colonialists will trap another gullible and use him/her as their sacrificial lamb to achieve their ends. However, the more they try to topple MR more rural mass will rally around him to stop Sri Lanka be a Syria, Pakistan or even an Egypt is today.
      Leela

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    Villager – You are out of your tree when you say “join the TNA and Sumanthirans” in your comments on political crooks, NGOs and so on.
    The politicians of the TNA appear to be just about the only grouping around free of the stench of bribery, corruption and political gangsterism. If she wanted to learn “all the qualities of a typical SL
    political crook” what better school than the JHU/PNM with all those frolicking monks, Ranawake of Patalipura, legal lunumiris Udaya G with
    the foul-mouthed Booruwansa not far away.

    Senguttuvan

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      ISS,
      Note ‘or’, don’t drop it and get it right. “…or join the TNA and Sumanthirans to improve on her political ideology or ….”

      Surely you are learned enough to understand the meaning of ‘or’ unless you want to be like those three SC judges who dropped ‘or Standing Orders’ to when interpreting 107(3) to give a new meaning to it.

      I meant she can improve her political ideology by joining Sumanthirans. Never mind, she had gone with the wind much faster than I thought.
      Leela

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    She may have lost her job. But she still has 1.6m discount from trillium agencies. Enough to see her through for another 20 years at least, till her baby grows up and finds a job for himself in facebook. Also, she can also fallback on the EPF boooty that her husband carved for himself at the NSB. So, all is not lost for this laaay….hdy.

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    Supporting the mother despite all the red crosses on her report card. What else could you expect of a good son?

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    Some comments inserted by pro govt elements accuse her of misdeeds.Well if it is so she should be given the opportunity to prove her innocence. What prevented the proof of innocence is that the govt knew given a fair trial she would prove the falcity of all those concocted allegations.Shaveen ,we women are immensely proud of your mother for the boldness to face the wrath of a monstrous govt. Please ask her to mark time until the opportunity dawns on her to work for the common good.This is not the right time to answer calls to join politics.But she can work in a more professional way first to rectify the injustice done to her and expose to the world at large the happenings in SL.Educate the professional women ,village women, city wmen etc towards a subtle but a massive womens’ movement.

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      Dear Sunila, God created man and woman as separate beings with specific responsibilities. This was done with a purpose – to create and maintain stability, balance and order within the social fabric. So, by creating a massive womens movement as advocated by you, you are only upsetting that balance and creating more chaos than we can swallow. Hope Shaveen sees through your gender-orientated plot and keeps away from people like you otherwise he will soon find himself fighting against YOU for his own rights as a man.

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        What sort of a dumb statement is this? Are you so insecure or living under a constant paranoia? when the opposition miserably failed to do their rightful duty and let the whole nation down and continue to help the junta to take the country to an unprecedented lo w level s , some one got to do some thing about it , women taking over men is the first thing come to your dim-witted cranium ? It’s pity that chauvinistic froth , idiots like you try to represent the whole male species , try to get rid of that big log from your shoulders mate !

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    I think she was not given a fair trail and the way she was removed was disgraceful. Where was Shaveen when totally undemocratic desicions were given by the same juduciary? Where was he when the courts were letting go ministers who go on rampage, politicians who rape minors? These children of well known personalities suddenly become the defenders of the right over might when their parents who perpetuate this regime are under threat.We have seen Hirunika, now there is Shaveen. Hats off to Justice Bandaranayake for the way she stood up to the regime. Hat off to all the good she tried to do inspite of a dwindling opposition. Hats off to her for not changing her stance inthe face of immense pressure. But no kudos to her husband, or her son. THe biggest help Shaveen can do his mother is not help her via facebook or social media. Realy, dude, get real!

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      @shan: Very correct analysis. Where was the son when the same judiciary headed by his mother sanctioned undemocratic decisions? She reacted swiftly only when they started investigating her own backyard. Till then hunky dory, glory glory…No need to depend on facebook for his future. The son is popular enough now to enter politics himself…like Hora Nika. Soon he can command a Pajero, SUV ,a mansion courtesy of Quadrillion Agencies, a govt pensionable 6 figure salary and who knows, his mother may be made CJ again, although this time, compliant and ever-so-obedient. This is what you call politics in Sri Lanka and the son has already cut his teeth in the game. So, nothing lost for him.

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    Shaveen,

    Please Ask your mother…Madam CJ Shiranee Bandaranayake to write a book on her life including the impeachment case showing all the problems she had to face as CJ under MARA dictatorship, including the Govt.Golden Key scandal,Basil’s Divineguma robbery,harassing Judiciary and Govt threats and corruptions including ex.CJ Sarath N. Silva’s influence on Judiciary……and how Madam CJ was chased both from her CJ position and from her house and humiliated like a Murder convict by MARA.

    Aslo your Father could write how MARA used him in the TFC shares scandal and later dumped him, and how he became a victim and humiliated and chased like a thief by MARA in the TFC scandal.

    Also as their Only Son You could also write what you had to face both Brom MARA Govt. and from his party goons both Physically, Psychologically, monitary and public humility.

    Educating the public is the most important thing that your parents and you could do, and with this publication you could show your innocence to the public and as Citizens we like to know the truth.

    THIS BOOK COULD BE A BEST SELLER.

    GOOD LUCT TO ALL OF YOU.

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