25 September, 2020

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No Confidence Motion Against Rajapaksa Government

A no confidence motion has been filed against the Government by the main opposition United National Party, over the ruling administration’s involvement in the ongoing drug scandals in the country.

MahindaChief Opposition Whip John Amaratunga handed the no confidence motion over to the Secretary General of Parliament W.B.D. Dasanayake.

The Opposition says senior members of the Government including officials at the office of the Prime Minister are involved in a flourishing drug trade in the country.

It is the first no confidence motion faced by President Mahinda Rajapaksa‘s Government, even though his Government has the numbers to defeat it easily.

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    Here in this tiny island opposition is trying to bring a no confidence motion while the stupid Tamils elsewhere trying to get the Canadian parliament to declare January as the Tamil heritage month.

    I see Tamils are making lot more money than we are led to believe by cleaning toilets which helps them to buy MPs and bribe Canadian legal system.

    Does it mean Tamils do not have to clean toilets in January in each year henceforth?

    Here is the debate on the bill:

    INTRODUCTION OF BILLS
    TAMIL HERITAGE MONTH ACT, 2014
    LOI DE 2014 SUR LE MOIS
    DU PATRIMOINE TAMOUL
    Mr. Smith moved first reading of the following bill:
    Bill 156, An Act to proclaim the month of January
    Tamil Heritage Month / Projet de loi 156, Loi proclamant
    le mois de janvier Mois du patrimoine tamoul.
    The Speaker (Hon. Dave Levac): Is it the pleasure of
    the House that the motion carry? Carried.
    First reading agreed to.
    The Speaker (Hon. Dave Levac): The member for a
    short statement?
    Mr. Todd Smith: This bill proclaims the month of
    January in each year as Tamil Heritage Month.
    Further to that, I would seek unanimous consent that
    the orders for second and third reading of this bill be now
    called and that the question be put without debate or
    amendment.
    The Speaker (Hon. Dave Levac): The member from
    Prince Edward–Hastings is seeking unanimous consent to
    put the question for second and third reading. Agreed?
    I heard a no.
    A point of order from the government House leader.
    Hon. John Milloy: Mr. Speaker, I think the member
    is aware that with private members’ bills of this nature,
    there is a process amongst House leaders. We certainly, I
    think, are very supportive on this side of the House, but I
    encourage him to raise it with the House leader to raise it
    at the next House leaders’ meeting.
    The Speaker (Hon. Dave Levac): Thank you.
    Interjection.
    The Speaker (Hon. Dave Levac): On the same point
    of order?
    Mr. Todd Smith: Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Letters
    were sent, but unfortunately, the House leaders have been
    unable to meet for many, many months.
    The Speaker (Hon. Dave Levac): I think that’s the
    end of this.

    http://www.ontla.on.ca/house-proceedings/transcripts/files_pdf/18-FEB-2014_L101.pdf

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      I think the reason for the month (first time I am hearing it) is a result of the Sinhala-Tamil ethnic conflict. In any case I am against so called ethnic heritage months for any ethnicity in North America that is not Native American/First Nation, Innuit or African American.

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      Oy,Native you are being a gombetta,;)

      Emotional:The stupid tamils the toilet cleaning tamils are the Vaiko lungi EelamTamils who are hell bent on separate state in the island. They will keep on dreaming and dreaming until they realise its just a dream.

      Rational:There are the traditional Tamils in the island and elsewhere who don’t speak Tamil even though they know it and don’t clean toilets anywhere in the world and hold responsible positions or run their own enterprises all over the world.

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      Oy, Native you are being a gombetta,

      Emotional:
      The stupid tamils the toilet cleaning tamils are the Vaiko lungi EelamTamils who are hell bent on separate state in the island. They will keep on dreaming and dreaming until they realise its just a dream.

      Rational:
      There are the traditional Tamils in the island who don’t speak Tamil and don’t clean toilets anywhere in the world and hold responsible positions or run their own enterprises all over the world.

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      Dear Native,

      Whats wrong with the Tamil Heirtage month where 300,000 Tamils live?.

      How can the leaders of this significant community preserve their culture and traditions for posterity.

      My elders tell me that even the second gen girls prefer non Tamils, even other Srilankanas, even though their parents read the riot act when they date Sinhalese.

      Boys preference is for white chicks , despite the offerings of big dowries.

      Just imagine what the 3rd Gen would do to the Tamil Traditions and Culture?.

      The Diaspora , I reckon must lobby the pollies for a Public Holiday as well for Thaipongal….

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        K.A Sumanasekera

        “Whats wrong with the Tamil Heirtage month where 300,000 Tamils live?.”

        The Canadians have been very accommodating to the new Kallathoni arrivals in their country whereas the descendants of Sinhala/Buuddhists kallathonies have been forcing their Tamil brethren out of the country into greener pastures. I believe your Tamil brethren are grateful to you.

        By the way why doesn’t Ms Jay declare January as the Tamil heritage month?

        Does Wiggy have new plans to push through another resolution such the one passed in Canadian Parliament, January as the Vellala heritage month?

        “How can the leaders of this significant community preserve their culture and traditions for posterity.”

        What do you consider as their culture and traditions?

        “My elders tell me that even the second gen girls prefer non Tamils, even other Srilankanas, even though their parents read the riot act when they date Sinhalese.”

        My Elders asked me to tell you that your stupid elders are a racist lot. They want your stupid elders to get lost.

        “Boys preference is for white chicks , despite the offerings of big dowries.”

        Do you envy the boys?

        “Just imagine what the 3rd Gen would do to the Tamil Traditions and Culture?.”

        What is Tamil Tradition and culture?

        Weren’t your great great great grandparents Tamilnadu Tamils, with Portuguese, or Dutch names?

        If you trace your genealogy you might find Karunanithy, Vaiko, Seeman, Nedumaran, even Prabaharan are genetically closely related to you.

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      Thai Pongal!
      Pongalo Pongal.

      Canada is the first…..rest of the world will follow

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    Whats the point? Most UNPers including Basil R are now across the floor!

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      I cant understand what is the purpose of a ” no confidence motion” where they the thugs, broad day light criminals, killers of all kind dominate the parliament.

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    mahinda must have told John ameratunge and ranil to bring up this motion because he wants to get rid of the primeminister and make basil or chamal the primeminister.This motion will help him to do that.

    It took ranil 10 years to bring the first no confidence motion.So all this time he had confidence in mahinda and his actions which were perfect including the weliweriya incident and impeachment of CJ.

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      why cant they say its jarapassa family which is involved directly in drug deals rather than beating around the bush saying members of the Government and officials of PM. Deemu himself isnt an innocent guy as some people assume but was a nutty thug in his younger days.
      Why on earth UNP cant kick this john amaratunge out for party’s sake.

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        “Why on earth UNP cant kick this john amaratunge out for party’s sake. “

        because he is in the RW elite circle of puppets .

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          Srilal,

          Sure what is the point??

          UNHCR in March is not going to change the regime. you will be saddled with MR familial for the next 30 years. The Vaiko setup will go nowhere in india either because NaMo will be like Vajpayee- non-interference, can do without the 40 and has more important matters getting rid of criminals that Sonia has encouraged like her daughters pakistani husband.
          eg.Robert Vadra who carries a gun and is never checked at airport but she is checked its a cabinet order.(after his marriage his father dead, sister dead, brother dead only his scotish mum who is business partner)
          In response to the alleged DLF-Vadra controversy, the entire Congress came out to defend Vadra. After a few days when another controversy about the alleged financial irregularaties in an NGO run by congressman and then-law minister Salman Khurshid broke out, Rajdeep Sardesai had tweeted:
          “Irony: when law min in dock, no UPA minister there to defend him. When Vadra in dock, cabinet ministers line up to defend

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    This is a plot by Ranil to help his closet friend Mahinda by showing to the world there is nothing seriously wrong with the government after all. The no confidence motion is meant to inform the world that contrary to all the wild allegations flying around, the problem is only drugs, which is quite normal in many countries.

    Note to Native Vedda:
    Doesn’t look like the Canadian politicians were terribly excited about the proposal. If the proposal means the Tamils won’t be practicing their heritage during the rest of the year, it would be a blessing to Canada and to the Tamils themselves.

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    The Motion cannot be carried through because of the huge majority the Rajapakses enjoy in “Parliament” But what the Opposition should aim
    at is to gain a publicity blitzkrieg – both locally and overseas.
    To many the Govt looks more like a Drug-trafficking State in South
    America – with the high officials in the Govt and many leading
    figures deeply involved in it. It took a lot of doing by the President and other Ministers to save the PM from serious charges of being
    in the pay of Pakistani drug smugglers. India and the USA seem to have hard evidence of key Govt figures suspected to be in the pay of drug cartels in the region. It is understood one chief reason why India refuses to consider Visa-on arrival to Sri Lanka passport holders is because of the ease with which Pakistani gangsters try to enter India via bogus passports obtained in Colombo. Unless the public express their outrage in definitive terms throughout the country, these morons will ensure school-children from their turning into drug addiction.

    RJdeS

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      Then you know too little about the Sonia family like stupid lankans go read before commenting. Who is Robert Vadra and what does he do??

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    The Minister for Opposition Affairs strikes again. Easy to make dramatic gestures when there isn’t a hope in hell of them coming to pass.

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    Tragic comedy continues , few weeks ago long John A was with the king for a state sponsored holiday , now the very same man bringing the so called no confidence motion against the very same king , Grass eating Sri lankan people truly deserve the current junta regime as well as the regime sponsored opposition (UNP)!!!!

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      RM never had the balls to be what he is but saw the prevailing Indian art.

      Mafia Art: High school educated Sonia daughter of brickie (Nazi was in Russian jail for 2 years) Is squeezing the balls of both communities. SL cannot be like Ukraine.
      Enjoy your stay.

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    The more motions you bring against the government, the more money you can make. The UNP needs money for a drink, just bring a motion, dont worry Mahinda will settle it.

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    Native Veddah, it is better to clean toilets than selling drugs and killing the children of all Sri lankans.

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      Unity

      The Sinhala/Buddhists perception at least among the most stupid people is that all Tamils have been cleaning toilets in western part of this world.

      Canada has recognised Tamil toilet cleaning is essential part of their contribution to their country.

      Now when will the medieval middle east brutal kingdoms recognise Sinhala/Buddhist’s contribution to toilet cleaning in their respective countries?

      Is there a qualitative difference between cleaning toilets in the west and middle east?

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        This obsession with toilet cleaning ascribed to the ethnic group one hates is typical South Asian mentality; typical of the petty and small minded mentality of SubContinentals. Westerners don’t resort to such come backs when they argue.

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        my son’s friend is voted young investment banker of the year.

        His parents clean toilets for a living and educated him. he still lives with his parents in a small flat in down town Toronto

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    Few more UNPers will join govt.

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    This all b….t politics, another game. sympathy vote for MR. Sadu Sadu Saaa

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    Oy, Native you are being a gombetta,

    Emotional:
    The stupid tamils the toilet cleaning tamils are the Vaiko lungi EelamTamils who are hell bent on separate state in the island. They will keep on dreaming and dreaming until they realise its just a dream.

    Rational:
    There are the traditional Tamils in the island who don’t speak Tamil and don’t clean toilets anywhere in the world and hold responsible positions or run their own enterprises all over the world.

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      Javi

      “Oy, Native you are being a gombetta,”

      Thanks.

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        Native,

        Dont get upset (because I thought of kurumitta), but it looked ridiculous to call all Tamils because their are Tamil Nadu Brahmins who don’t even hear about this eelam call- they are long standing immigrants not the refugee bogey. i am going to Toronto soon as i told you and will be meeting my batch mate who would take me to a place where they make the very best (home made) Dhosa(தோசை) by TN Bhramin Tamil (he was also in their newspapers).

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    John is helping MR remove PM.No confidence should have detailed and catalouged govt failures and not this.

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    The motion might as well have been moved by Wimal
    Weerawansa or Champika Ranawaka.

    Pin Adi Long John Ameratunga is a Government man
    sitting in the Opposition. So is his leader,Ranil
    Wickremasingha. So what is the purpose in moving
    this resolution when the issue is dead?

    Every month Ranil says his party will take to the
    streets the following month. Now he has extended
    the deadline to after April. Not bad. After all
    the roads would have been widened and developeed
    by the govenment by that time.

    Why does not RW and Long John join the government
    without continuing to perpetrate this fraud on the
    people?

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