1 December, 2020

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Parliament Becomes Fashion Police, Bans Women From Wearing Sleeveless Blouses

Sri Lanka’s parliament, which can be identified as one of the most uncivilized places in the country where insults are traded and even filth being used by male Parliamentarians, has instead of disciplining the MPs clamped down on what and what not women should wear to Parliament.

sleeveless-blousesAccording to the Sunday Times, the Parliament officials have ordered all female staff who works at the Parliamentary complex to be dressed in long sleeve blouses and not sleeveless blouses with their sarees.

According to the newspaper, several female public officers were even barred from carrying out their duties at the recent budget debate, because they were deemed inappropriate as they had worn sarees with sleeveless blouses.

A notice, in all three languages has also been put up in Parliament ordering women what to wear and what not to wear.

This is the second such dress code incident reported within a span of several months. In September this year, St Joseph’s College Colombo put up a poster at the school instructing females what to wear and what not to wear when entering the school. Females including mothers were ordered by the school authorities to wear sarees, long dresses and pants and tops, while the do not wear list included miniskirts, sleeveless tops and short dresses. The incident sparked outrage, and the education ministry later intervened and issued a circular which stated that parents were allowed to enter the school provided they are dressed in a ‘convenient decent dress’ that preserves the dignity and respect of both parents and the school.

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  • 14
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    These days Sinhalese men obsess about some Sinhalese women throwing their underwear at Enrique Iglesias at a concert in Colombo. Look at their online papers and you’ll see no other headline but that. It’s so much of a scandal that it even led to a presidential intervention. Really. Sinhalese men decry the ‘shame’ these women have put upon their Sinhalese Buddhist nation and culture. And men of course. Basic patriarchal rhetoric you could say. Male organisers, including that nationalist prick Sangakkara, had to publically apologise for making the event possible in the first place. For them it was an attempt of bringing – post-genocide, of course not their lingo – Sri Lanka back on the international tourist map. It reminds you of Sinhalese Buddhists obsessing about young Sinhalese openly kissing in public spaces or Akon being denied a visa for having women in bikinis dance in the presence of a Buddha statue.
    Ideas aroud chastity of course only limit Sinhalese women. Sinhalese men aren’t policed to the same extent – esp those in power. More so, when Sinhalese men use their dicks as part of Sri Lanka’s neocolonial project – as a virtual weapon against so-called ‘terrorism’ (read Tamils) – they are in fact honoured and promoted. In this case, sexual promiscuity is seen as necessary. It is employed as an institutional means to break the will and social fabrics of an entire people. It’s a state-sanctioned tactic of terror and genocide. While Sinhalese women are reprimanded by Sinhalese men for what they call ‘obscene acts’, Tamil women (and men) are sexually violated by Sinhalese soldiers, intelligence agents, police officers and others with impunity. Sinhalese men all the while write opinion pieces about the ‘shame’ Sinhalese women have put upon them and their patriarchal culture. Not Sinhalese soldiers, police officers and others. When the Sinhalese state revealed the faces of Sinhalese porn actors and actresses in order to stifle the local porn industry, it was an effort that only concerned Sinhalese culture. The very same state simulatenously started flooding Tamil areas with porn and drugs in order to demobilize Tamil youths and keep them from resisting state oppression. With no outcry by the champions of Sinhala Buddhist purity. Denial, silence and complicity is their response.

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      Those who are professing modesty and going to the extent of “ORDERING” not “REQUESTING” women what to wear should make a trip to our historic Gadaladeniya, Lankatilleke and other Temples in the vicinity of the historic city of Kandy and some of the ancient temples around Sri Lanka, not forgetting Sigiriya too.

      Behind a seated or reclining Buddha statue are paintings and statues of women baring their tops with nothing but a bead of necklace or other jewellery around their necks.

      Their well proportionately rounded breasts with nipples painted in enticing red which are not little either, giving beholders with “dirty minds” an instant erection, is food for thought.

      Their curvy bodies are sexy not to say the least and if these are the women that Lord Buddha had in his background as history depicts, and authenticated in all these temples then to bring modesty to our 21st century country, it is high time these Sinhalese male chauvinists, went with some pickaxes and broke down all these vulgar paintings and statues in all our Buddhist temples, beginning with the frescoes at Sigiriya.

      Surely we are going to corrupt our young like the 225 who are all corrupt walking through the hallowed corridors of our Parliament.

      It is when stupid minds have nothing better to do, that they resort to stupid deeds knowing very well that they have a stupid population who voted them to power.

      SWRD & Sirimavo by scrapping the English language have denied our youth the chance to open their minds out and reason better with what is good for them, and this is the fruits of their legacy.

      The lack of a working knowledge in English are keeping the youth of our country like “FROGS IN A WELL” and they are electing scrap to our Parliament, and this was the biggest conspiracy that SWRD & Sirimavo did to keep them and their clan in power for ever.

      Interestingly my daughter asked me one day whilst passing the Horagolla Samadhi, why such a large boulder has been placed at the center of the Samadhi, and I was NOT LOST for words, and I told her “SO THAT HE WILL GET UP AGAIN TO RUIN OUR COUNTRY”.

      But from the bottom of my heart I thank them both because we are in the forefront because of our command of the English language, and the village youth will remain like “FROGS IN THE WELL” for many generations more.

      Politicians of every hue, cry aloud from every available platform that their opponents are dividing our blessed country, but that is exactly what would happen on the 2nd of January 2017.

      The Sinhalese, Tamil and Muslim 5 year olds would trudge in their new uniforms to their communally segregated school and would look at each other outside of those premises, not as Sri Lankan brethren but as aliens.

      If this bullshit does not stop our country will always be a divided country and no mother’s son or daughter can put it back together again.

      Why our President and Prime Minister cannot see this is anybody’s guess, probably they too are engaged in more trivial things to see the BIG PICTURE of what ails our little country.

      SAD BUT THAT IS THE FACT !

  • 5
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    What does MP Welgama says, he was very fond of Rosy Senanayake and made a comment in the parliament

    • 5
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      But I wonder why CT wants to show off Aishwarya Rai’s arm pit here in the issue related to Sri Lankan women. Are Sri Lanakan women not pretty enough?

      • 4
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        Perhaps CT was looking for a fully shaven women’s arm pit and did not find any photo of authentic Sri Lankan women’s arm pit that is fully shaved.

      • 3
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        Robin,

        Because our Sri Lankan women don’t shave their arm pits, and it stinks !

        Check it out in a crowded bus,

  • 9
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    Why not one think of the Good Old Ajanta Cave Paintings and the life we all used to?

    I think it is time the Parliament passed a dress Act and make our traditional wear of the Ajanta days.

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      Pl. cover the Sigiriya Damsels showing their breasts.

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      Mano, Why we bother about Ajantha caves,while we can follow the Sigiriya frescoes. The topless dress code is ideal in Parliament where aging womanizer’s always looking for lascivious life style spending tax money of the country. The old guys like John Bass,Siripahala no longer need that wonder pill “Viagra” for erection if they have a pretty topless gals in there. It is surely a good stimulation to strengthen both their sleepy activity in the Parliament and sex appetite. But I don’t know what Don Juan and the Happy and the Gay clan request for, maybe Bare-Ass males.

  • 9
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    I think it is the height of cheek for the sevala pakayo’s in our parliament to dictate dress code to the decent ladies who work in the parliamentary complex.

    I know at least one pakayo who sits in parliament whose daughter goes partying in a miniskirt to excite the boys with a flash of her chi chi.

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      Spring Koha

      “I know at least one pakayo who sits in parliament whose daughter goes partying in a miniskirt to excite the boys with a flash of her chi chi.”

      Tt appears old chaps too get excited by miniskirts.

      • 4
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        Ho Ho Ho

        Native Vedda, we may be old, but not cold. Not yet anyway!

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          Spring Koha

          “we may be old, but not cold. Not yet anyway”

          I salute you for your honesty.

  • 8
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    This is a women’s issue. I am yet to read a woman’s input. But as usual males are responding here. It is time that SL women fight for their rights whatever they are!

    • 0
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      Yes we know that you behave like a woman that may be the reason you noticed it well.
      Why not males are permitted to respond in female affairs ?
      You dimwits will never see it right.

      • 1
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        baba
        what an idiot are you? Who said males are not permitted to respond in female affairs????
        Learn to read and comprehend before you show how idiotic you are!

  • 0
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    BriNing in so me decency in dress code holds our cultural values…likewise would be great if law can be passed to controll taverns/arrack sale too be controlled or even better banned except in hotels
    This will improve the life and bond families better

  • 4
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    The utterly useless citizens (bar a handful) are in the parlimant/all SL politicians.
    They are nicely dressed in white BUT are murderers, rapist, thieves, bribe takers, milking tax payers money by mega salaries, allowances, free car permits, more free ministerial/mp vehicles, hit and run drivers, jobs for the family & relatives with NO qualifications, liquor licences, fuel station licences, brothel operators, plenty of mistresses (even in 80’s with VIGRA),free hospital treatment in Singapore,free foreign trips for them +family+goons etc to name few.

    TRYING TO PREACH OTHERS , JUST TO HIDE THEIR SINS.

    The jobs are so……. good, want to HANG ON TILL THEIR DEATH & GENERATION AFTER GENERATION

  • 2
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    Why not go all the way and introduce the burqa. Sri Lanka is a very hot and humid country and people should dress something comfortable. Although most offices have air condition, once you get out of the building it is a different story and we like to feel the breeze on our skin. Whilst the modesty is maintained, as a woman I would like to wear a sleeveless jacket when I am out and about. The men should learn to control their feelings without getting aroused when they see a bit of female skin.

  • 0
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    Before we impose dress code, how about having a dress code for MPs wives and daughters?

  • 2
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    I think sex appeal is not really necessary at schools or at the parliament. If there is no self-control you should control it. Distractions are everywhere. Men are born with feelings and women should not misuse it.

  • 2
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    All women involved with SL Parliament should have at least one male MP as boyfriend and form an association of such girl friends of MPs . Then it is easy get any law or constitutions passed for their convenience.

  • 5
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    If NPC did this – it will be about suppression, case system, barbaric. If national parliament did this – its about women’s issue. I love this logic haha

  • 0
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    So sunesh want to blame women for arousing men’s feelings. Why don’t you tell them to drink lime juice reduce their libido without accusing working ladies.

  • 1
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    Acha hay . lekin bacha nahee hay , (very good . but no baby.)

    magerina , sha- nice kee -leen shave Armpit ,gives one a clear idea of the rest of the heavenly shaven zones.

    Why the fuss? let the clean shaven MP boys appreciate a good razor job.

  • 0
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    What Happen To The Free Country ?????????

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