19 September, 2019

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Supreme Court Set To Deliver Historic Verdict On Monday

The Supreme Court is set to deliver a historic verdict on President Maithriala Sirisena’a gazette notification to dissolve of Parliament, on December 10.

Chief Justice Nalin Perera

The Supreme Court today extended the interim injunction against the dissolution of Parliament until December 10. The case was taken up today before a seven-member bench- headed by Chief Justice Nalin Perera, for the fourth consecutive day.

Counsels for petitioners and intervening petitioners presented their submissions in court today. Counsels K. Kanag-iswaran, Thilak Marapana, Samantha Ratwatte, V. Chocksy and Chrishmal Warnasuriya were among those who presented submissions in court today.

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    Let us hope the SC will keep the SPIRIT of democracy alive in their ruling and not just follow legal formalism. Sri Lanka desperately needs an election NOW.
    Politicians over 65 years of age should be banned from contesting so that younger generation may take over and form a CLEAN govt.
    While ostensibly to curb the powers of the President, the 19th amendment was put in place to keep Bondscam Ranil (who was looting and selling off Lanka to his Trumpland backers with fake Xperts from Millennium Challenge Corporation ), for 4.5 years as PM, and denies the people, or DEMOS the right to seek a general election for 4.5 years. This clause is a violation of the SPIRIT of DEMOCRACY.
    Also, Bondscam Ranil used the 19th to turn the Parliament into a bipartisan (UNP-SLFP) Cesspit of corruption and horse trading, in the name of (fake) reconciliation. Both RW and his partner in Financial and Hate crimes against the people of Sri Lanka must be held accountable and share the same prison cell with their cronies and families.

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      Dodo
      I don’t see any reason for the Supreme Court to leave a bad precedent by “disregarding” legal formalism just to “legalize” President’s unconstitutional move to dissolve the Parliament, even if the “whole country” “desperately” needs an election.
      I find this request for SC to “not to follow legal formalism” is downright bias, preposterous and insane!
      Any request for elections should not be allowed to manipulate SC’s decision.
      As almost all political parties and their leaders repeatedly stated for the past few weeks that they were ready for elections, they could pass a Motion by 2/3 majority in accordance with the Constitution, requesting the President to dissolve the Parliament.
      Therefore, there is no reason for the Supreme Court to divert their attention to any request for elections.
      At this most critical point, the duty of the Chief Justice and the Supreme Court is to “restore the tattered Constitution” by way of this historic verdict, the same way they “restored the Parliament.”
      The verdict should be based on the Clauses stipulated in the Constitution in order to determine whether President’s decision is constitutional or unconstitutional so that, in the future, there won’t be any room for “freaking Presidents” to twist, attack or damage the Constitution.

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        Although many people were of the view that Champa was a blind supporter of the Rajapaksas, I kept saying that Champa is a very independent minded person who was different from most of those commenting on CT in that s/he took a pro-Sinhala (sometimes anti-minority) stance. Always honest.
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        Now Champa has come up with the perfect comment. Thanks.

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          Born again Champa !

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            Right on Dodo! Let us hope that the Sinhala and Tamil speaking people are more informed than RW’s English educated backers re. the fact that Sri Lanka has lost its Economic Soveriengty to Trump-land linked Bond traders who hold 55% of Lanka’s external debt who are crashing the rupee along with Japan and ADB which hold another 25% of Lanka’s debt.
            Bondscam Ranil and his partner in Crime Mahinda Jarapassa, who RW protected for the past 3.5 years while carrying on MR’s practice of looting the CBSL and people of Lanka must share the same prison cell.
            Sri Lanka had lost its Economic Soveriengty to Trump-land’s Economic Hit men, who are waging an Economic war against the people of Lanka to crash the rupee and asset strip strategic resources like land, transport and energy sector infrastructure and

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          So when Champa’s comment becomes supports one side and not the other that comment becomes perfect eh Sinhala_man. Hilarious.
          That aside, the Supreme court should and I hope would consider the opinions given on April 1/2 2015 where they refused to take away the sovereign power of the people exercised through the executive without a referendum. That should unravel the conundrum of contradictory statements in the 19th amendment.

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            wannihami
            My comment was not in support of any side.
            The President is unable to exercise his power to dissolve the Parliament as it is fixed for 4 1/2 years. The only requirement to reverse it, is 2/3 majority.
            This was done with the full consent of the President, as in 2015, he wanted Ranil and UNP to stay in power for 4 1/2 years without any hindrance.

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              The 4 1/2 year fixed term was ruled unconstitutional and required a 2/3’s in parliament and a referendum in 2002 by the supreme court.
              This time around it was allowed to remain in the 19th A because of the 33/2-C which secured the presidents power to dissolve parliament.

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            Dear wannihami,
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            No, I used to disagree with Champa’s views, but acknowledge that they were honestly held.
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            For the time being we seem to agree, but I’m not trying to bring about forcible and permanent conversion.

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          Sinhala man,

          While I always found your own comments very reasonable (at least the ones I read), this defense of another commentator is quite unbecoming of you. Anybody who took a pro-Sinhala (or, for that matter, pro-Tamil or pro-Muslim) stance cannot be, by definition, called ‘independent minded’. Bias is bias. And some commentators here are more biased than others, it does not matter towards whom.

          If people make more rational comments we can welcome those comments, and indeed we should always respond to the content of the comments and not to the person who writes them. But we should not condone bias of any kind, just because it is ‘honest’. An honest person will take very little time to come out of their biased perceptions, if they ever held any. To paraphrase Bob Dylan, you only need to look up once, to see the sky.

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            Thanks, Hard Truth,
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            I’ll ponder on what you say.

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            Dear Hard Truth,
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            I think that your uneasiness at people like me almost excusing the standpoint of people like Champa is understandable.
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            There are faults and contradictions in the thinking of many of us. Champa makes claims that Sri Lanka belongs entirely to the Sinhalese. I don’t agree. I don’t think that I’m going to give you a very convincing response, but the fact is that there are many Sinhalese hold that view. The challenge for us is to speak and write in such a way as to persuade them to be more tolerant.
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            Many Sinhalese feel insecure; I hope that it doesn’t sound as though I condone their biases; it’s just that I’m trying to say that I recognise that a person like Champa doesn’t profess those views because s/he has covert aims in saying things. The contrast is with the politicians; we can never be sure what their intentions are when they express seemingly conciliatory views.
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            I agree with most of what you say, except that biases are not usually consciously held. It may not be such a bad thing to persuade others to look at the sky more than once. I’m trying not to preach too much.
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            I think that you will agree that some Tamils may just not be aware of certain events in History. The Uva-Wellassa Rebellion of 1818, for instance. I have tried to make reasonable people aware of what happened – because some just may not know:
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            https://www.colombotelegraph.com/index.php/jvp-councillor-samantha-widyarathna-seeks-unhrc-intervention-to-secure-compensation-over-uva-wellassa-rebellion-in-1818/
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            I don’t think it necessary to ask an already reasonable person like you of these events; even without detailed knowledge I feel that you have a balanced outlook. Actually, I wouldn’t be surprised if you have the same understanding of these events as K. Pillai displays.
            .

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        I wonder why all these people waste their time and money in the supreme court when champa has given a ruling that the dissolution of Parliament by the President is unconstitutional.

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          NAK
          I have a right to voice my opinion.
          If you don’t have your own opinion, what can I do?

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          NAK
          For your information, this is not the first time I gave my opinion.
          I have been voicing my opinion since February 2015 on almost all matters of my interest, discussed here and elsewhere.
          Whenever I see a topic of my interest, I speak out and voice my opinion.
          I am not scared to enjoy my right to speech and expression in full and at all times.

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            Champa, You are in the wrong place you should spend your time in the ‘boxing ring’ and not Colombo Telegraph! We are merely a cheering crowd. For us is a past time. The body language you display is that of a committed individual even though I do not agree in many of your ideas except this one.

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      Hey dodo. Why don’t you talk of the Greek bond scam or the EPF scam or even the Treasury bond scam? Bondscam Ranil pales in comparison to these.

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      Court is not the Organ or the Branch to formulate or execute policy matters people are expecting. Here is a case filed by petitioners at the Court. The court has to decide on the case in front of it based on the merits of petitioners & the respondents.
      Sumanthiran’ opening day argument has to be noted here. This is how Lanka E News reported:
      ” Counsel @MASumanthiran in SCFR 355/18 explains the separation of power; under our Constitution each organ of government is supreme in its own sphere. There are checks and balances between them, but one cannot extinguish the other in this manner. He says that the act of Dissolution is void ab initio. Therefore anything that arises out of it, such as the General Election in the Proclamation are illegal ”

      The declaration of election is illegal action because Dissolution is void ab initio. The EP has not cited any provision from constitution to his authority to dissolve the parliament.
      The request in front of the Court is whether the dissolution is legal or illegal. By passing that, Court may not decide is this time whether people are in need of an election or not.

      Dodo’s kind of comments emerge only because of their audience-ship to highly corrupted, overloaded, biased, money driven Colombo Media debates. Sorry the status of the informational imprisonment the Lankawe mass is condemned to.

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        When analyzing a binding Precedents in common law jurisdictions such as in the UK, Judges of the Supreme court. do make what is known as the Latin term “Obiter dictum”, a statement by the way, while Ratio decidendi, in Latin for `reason for deciding” to be understood as the statement for of the law applied in deciding the competing legal issues that were presented before the Judges, Judges are not prevented from making recommendation on the requirement for an early election but this may not be binding as the critical legal issues will be dealt by the Judges under Ratio Decidendi, which is the statement of law applied in deciding the legal problem raised by the concrete fact of the case, the Gazette Notifications!

    • 5
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      Dodo My Man,
      How are you bro? Forget DEMOCRACY. Who supplies your SPRIT?
      Arundika F, Jonnston F, Lanza or Aloysius?
      Cheers!

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      Democracy in a country should work not only Politically but also in the Judiciary. I am sure all are aware the current case in the Supreme Court where it is argued the validity of the dissolution of Parliament by the President. According to reports in the media, the learned Counsel Manohara De Silva appearing for Pivithuru Hela Urumaya, in his argument has directly intimated that the Verdict of the Bench, should be mindful of the repercussions that might arise of unrest in the country if a negative Judgement results. His argument is not on Law like how Sarath N Silva delivered Judgement on the Helping Hambanthota case, using his discretion and not on Law. When Kabir Hashim quoted from the Sunday Leader where Lasantha Wickremathunge had written with factual evidence, he was charged for contempt of Court and charged Rs.500,000/- as a fine. Later Sarath N Silva publicly sought pardon for erring the Judgement. Like wise today Manohara De Silva trying to intimidate the Bench is of a serious nature. Further making reference to the ethnicity of Kanageswaran arguing, is also a punch below the line that needs condemnation. Can not the Bar Association take the matter up or are they just going to allow the matter to pass? Do we have Learned Counsels with back bones not only with black coats?

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    Chief Justice Nalin Perera, and the Judges,

    Treat this case in the overall scheme of things.What was the intention of the legislature when they approved the presidential constitution with JR as the president, with 18A extending the term of the president beyond two terms,and 19A, where certain amendments were made to correct for these errors and excesses ?

    The legislature is supreme and the intention of the legislature, is what you are supposed to interpret. Why did the legislature challenge the illegal appointment of Mahinda Rajakasa, the Fake PM? Because it was unconstitutional.

    So, treat this was what was the Intention if the Legislature? Use the bicycle with two wheels argument.

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    Why not just do it today and end this nonsense?

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      Presentations are still going on. Sumanthiran just finished. Jayampathy finished. Corea started at 4:47.

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        Had Gomin Dayasiri PC Spoken

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          N

          “Had Gomin Dayasiri PC Spoken”

          Stormin Gomin is too busy looking for anyone who “wished to take State Minister Vijayakala Maheswaran to court over her recent comments with regard to the LTTE.”
          He promised to provide free legal services to them.

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          He was a little late in filing so he was not listed to speak. Yesterday he had asked for permission to speak. The judges allowed him to speak for a few minutes after asking the Petitioners if they had objections and receiving none. He said little of significance

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        From the Supreme Court,

        Can Amarasiri present his arguments as well, regarding the intention of the legislature and the bicycle argument?

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    Historic Judgement does not mean that the Supreme Court will abandon Legal Formalism as hoped for by Dodo in his line above. Abandoning Legal formalism will set the whole system ablaze and even Venezuela will declare Srilanka a Failed State!

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    Court of law has to respect dissolution of Parliament order by President of Sri lanka. The President was elected by majority of people of Sri Lankan by 6.2 millions of People.
    The Sri Lankan of People, Nation and Country want General Fresh election to elected New Parliament soon.

    While Primer is having allegation of assignation of current HE President Matjripala Sirisena?.
    President has removed ex-Primer Ranil Wicks on charges and allegation as flows:

    1 UNP leaders of Ranil Wicks key man-behind that culprit of involved of Central Bank Bonds Scam of billions of Tax payers money . RW and his political gang of UNP’s are Ravi Kruananaye, Kabir Husuan and Milak Smarawichs was other accuse are case is pending after Commission Report.
    2 Long lease of Hambantota Port is another allegation against UNP leader of Ranil Wicks
    3 Preparation of Mattal international Airport long lease to Foreign country.
    4 Ready to sell North Port for Foreign country.
    5 Long-lease of Trincomalee Oil Tanks to foreign country.
    6 Land Bank to be preparation for selling all arable lands to foreign-big companies by UNP of RW.
    7 Proposed New constitution for Federal regime in North and east.
    8 By indefinably postpone all Provincial council Elections are due now. And postponed General Election
    by UNP leadership to remain in political -power at least 2025 by Ranil Wicks…UNP clique .
    We demand for immferdite Parliament General Fresh mandate. People having Right to Vote for New Social Contract for Democracy governances in an Island

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      D. Nimal
      The President had the power to stall what is mentioned from 1 to 8 in your list, easily.
      Can you give me one good reason why he didn’t do it?

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        Can he sell his wife or daughter? Who knows he may

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      S Nimal,

      The president was elected by 51.7 percent of the voters, but the legislature was elected by 100 percent of the voters and comprises 225 people, mostly sane, come not sane, just like the People.

      So, the constitution requires what the legislature intended.

      The personal likes and dislikes of the president based on his personal motives, are irrelevant.

      The president is likely to go mad before the majority in the legislature and the country go mad.

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    IF THE COURT VERDICT GOES AGINST MY3 AND MAHINDA HOPE THEY WILL NOT SAY THAT THE CHIEF JUSTICE IS A CHRISTIAN AND HAVE GIVEN THE RULING IN SUPPORT OF RANIL WHO IS ALSO A CHRISTIAN AND MAKE AN APPEAL THROUGH GIL PERIS TO HEAR THIS CASE IN BUDIST ONLY JUDGES -OVER TO GONPULLE AND BOORUWANSA-JAYAWEAW

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      There are seven supreme court Judges and the majority of them are Buddhists, Each Judge who will disagree with others on questions of law will write a separate dissenting Judgement Judgement and in the House of Lords in Land Mark cases and the current UK Supreme Court Judges often write their own Judgement known as a dissenting Judgment but in Sri-Lanka, there have not been many dissenting Judgements written highlighting a departure from the reasoning of other Judges who wrote the Judgement that the majority of the Judges agreed. Lust like the Counsels presents different interpretations of what a particular Article, meant, Judges too will have independent and impartial opinions they will express during the writing stage of their Judgements.

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      Ignorant Paragon,

      Chief Justice was Sirisena’s choice, if anything therefore CJ could be accused of bias in favour of Sirisena. I think CJ is an impartial individual.

      He will have to allow the dissolution of Parliament as President has the constitutional authority to do so. Remember the President is independently elected by the people. It cant be in the country’s interest to hobble along for another 1.5 years. But sadly as much as I admire MR he is far too close the Chinese, which is equally disastrous for Sri Lanka.

      Foolish and short sighted SL Tamil leaders must realise their excessive demands are making dodgy foreign powers meddle in Sri Lankan affairs for THEIR own advantage and not ours.

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        Good student
        with bad education and void of wisdom

        “He will have to allow the dissolution of Parliament as President has the constitutional authority to do so.”

        Even if he had the powers to dissolve parliament, pattern of his behaviour in public and in private make voters suspect if he is going Ga Ga if not earlier.

        “Foolish and short sighted SL Tamil leaders must realise their excessive demands are making dodgy foreign powers meddle in Sri Lankan affairs for THEIR own advantage and not ours.”

        Please explain, what exactly you mean by “excessive demands”, “dodgy foreign powers”, “THEIR own advantage and not ours”, with examples.

        If you don’t treat your family well strangers will make use of the opportunity to grope your wife, daughters, grand daughters, mother, mother in law, grand mothers, sisters, aunts, nieces, daughters in law, ……………….. Don’t blame the victims. Blame yourself for being a inconsiderate racist moron who suffers from long term paranoia.

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    {“Supreme Court Set To Deliver Historic Verdict On Monday”}
    The Supreme Court verdict will be ‘historic’ if and only if they tell us whether the 26 October ‘removal’ of RW was a putsch or not. The verdict must not keep us guessing.
    If they do not spell this out, it will be just another verdict.

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      K Pillai
      This case has nothing to do with October 26 matter.
      This is only about President’s gazette notification dissolving the Parliament.

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    Whatever the supreme Court judgement is, we will have to accept it.

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    This is a great test for the independence of Judiciary.

    The verdict will witness the defeat for not only coup owners Maithripala Sirisena and Mahinda Rajapakse, but also the lawyers who stand for them and deliberately manipulate the constitution against the constitutional spirit to benefit to their client.

    Subsequent to the verdict, the question may arise about the minimum level of knowledge the lawyers must pose in interpreting the constitution that should not go against the constitutional spirit. What kind of continued teaching needed for lawyers to retain their knowledge of the basis of interpreting the constitution.

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    Supreme court will deliver its decision according to the most reasonable interpretation of the constitution so nobody need not hurry or bother about it.
    What is mentioned below is a different view that might be of interest to you.
    In the context where both the president & MP Ranil Wikramasinghe (the sacked PM) came to their respective positions may be seen as very extraordinary, let’s look at the issue from a different angle.
    What caused MS to become the president & RW to become the PM?
    1. MR was to contest from UPFA & RW was to be the UNP candidate.
    2. Due to defeating LTTE militarily & being a charismatic person probably MR had been the choice of the majority. (except the minority)
    3. In the meantime Allegations against MR had been surfacing but they had become 2nd to his popularity.
    4. Citizens front was created to tackle MR but to their dismay the UNP’s to be candidate lacked ability to fight with MR so they’re forced to find a revolutionary way to solve the problem; some might see it as a conspiracy.
    5. CF might have felt that MS had been frustrated due to Rajapakses attempt to make SLFP a family venture that’ll deprive of others @ the front to rise to the top.
    6.So the plan worked, MS became somebody called common candidate & thanks to the strenuous publicity he was able to grab some votes from the SLFP to add with UNP vote base to be the president.
    7. Unexpected opportunity for MS made him somewhat loyal to the UNP in the form of thankfulness but RW didn’t show that thankfulness to MS but he attempted to dominate him probably due to the instigation of fellow party men & frustrated foreign institutions/countries.

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    D.Nimal: In you comment you want the SC to accept the decision of the President, because, in you own words: “The President was elected by majority of Sri Lankans by 6.2 millions of people”. Then why we should have a “Constitution” and any other Rules and Regulations, above all the “Peoples’ Representatives’ assembly called the Legislature. In your thinking, let Sri Lanka elect a “President” and let him rule the country as he pleases and as per his directives. Do you like to live in that Sri Lanka?

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    The interim injunction is reportedly extended indefinitely. Did the SC actually say they will give a decision on Monday, or is it just guesswork?

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    I stand for secular democracy ,I am not demand for religious or ethnic or classes & cast basis Judiciary institutions to be operated in Island .
    Indeed that we need fair play by Judges not that undermined the vital interest of the People ,but we are looking forward for the long-term survival of democracy in Sri lanka.

    In recent past of several decades that our people had bitter experiences been face by political anarchism of Terrorism in South and North of Island .
    All in all forms of Struggle is/was an identical ,but cause were different, one Separatism and other was anarchist by name of left-wing ” socialist”.
    Theses two political tendencies are against Democracy practices was by against Right to Vote .

    Needleless to say that Against Right to elected their members in chamber of Parliament ….Island.
    I wish that Judges in the bench has to take into account of norms of Democracy was discarded by these anti-establishment line of politics was operated last over 60 years after 1948 Independency.
    We shall not keep rooms for such forces to re-emerging in our soil in different form.
    In reality these out-fits are behind terrorism and anarchism.in our soil as well as globally.

    Well, meanwhile that politically weak and visionless of that political leadership of UNP’s are far from seek new crisis solutions these challenging forces by future society .

    We seek NEW ERA of Sustainability of Capitalist Development and Democracy in that suited to senses of board base of 21st century .Old corny capitalism advocated by UNP of RW’s leadership of that represtaitaive of leads to moribund of underdeveloped order has not that reflected necessity and freedom of Lankan and its democracy.

    The role played by Supreme court judges and their an accountability are notable and noted by Democracy of Future survival of humankind of an Islanders.
    The relevant pending Judgment narrow the gap between civilization and norms of democracy of People of all Sri Lankan.

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    Some News Media are reporting that the date is not fixed, but the verdict will be next week. If it is released Monday and if Parliament goes dissolved, Tuesday Parliament will not convene. If it is won, provided that today’s political calm continues, Tuesday Ranil will be proposed as the PM again by Vaalaiththodam Jr. Nobody still not predicting the chance of Pre October Yahapalanaya National Unity Government is returning.

    The question is, “is there a party named SLFP exist to re-form the National Unity government?”. Though only 15 MPs are in Slap Party, practically now it is the matriarch of UPFA and 80 members SLFP is the suckling.

    Party SLFP is not willing to reorganize. CBK was not invited to meetings. But the Secretary has not given any explanation of why she is not being invited but he just denied it. SLFP need a new face to show to the constituents. After this Constitutional Coup, Media reporting the Old King popularity has slide. In that case there is no question of where the New King is standing.

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    Generalized mistrust of each other in the country has unsurprisingly crept into
    the heart of justice now . People are so frustrated that they don’t want to believe
    anybody and anything today ! So , what talks about a tomorrow ? A better day ?
    It is not about the day of court decision but the hopes all parties involved advertise
    in the form of press conferences and interviews through the media thus putting
    enormous pressure on the judges ! Why do we need such a security around the
    court premises ? Why is the situation tense ? Is this not going to make judges
    uncomfortable ?

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    The most important at this hour is to bring democracy and reestablish the government that was before 26th October. President cannot take decision after decision when his motives failed. This is the bloke who created calamity by issuing gazette notifications.

    If majority of parliamentarians wish to hold election they can decide not the SC. SC s verdict is to confirm the abrupt dissolution has violated the constitution or not and not otherwise.

    I also read in your previous article that the respondents brought and analogy to drivers license and argued about ambulance right to violate the normal rules in an emergency situation. Yes, this is true. The difference here was that President himself ochestrated the emergency and arguing on this basis is stupid.

    Not sure the respondent lawyers are so stupid. I am not a lawyer but when you think deep you see this is stupid.

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    The most important thing is for the Supreme Court to do their job.

    I am really prepared for any verdict.

    On the one hand the 19th sought to limit Executive powers, however the SC ruling on the 19th at the time is said to have preserved the Presidential right to dissolve Parliament. If the latter is the case the ruling may be in favour of dissolution.

    Just refer SC ruling on the 19th amendment.

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    Parliament and the Judiciary along with the President and all types of media are wasting millions of Rupees to find out a way out of a mess created by the 19th amendment. This is people,s hard-earned money.
    Scrap this foolish, contradictory and controversial amendment first; do not forget to keep the people-friendly parts of it (various commissions etc), and discard the rest. Mention please in the Constitution, that if the governing party fails to secure a majority for any bill (to be passed in Parliament) it should be kaput and the President should have the power and authority to dissolve parliament. Then all MPs will be careful about their presence in Parliament. If a MP wants to jump to another side let him/her face a by election and people will decide if he had taken a bribe for the jump or not. Tell the voter that the next General election will be a referendum for this particular amendment..

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    Comment by Champa….

    Nevertheless that UNP led RW and TNA+JVP of that anti -establishment political which that moribund elements are playing on power game is back by foreign hegemonies. Many of rational citizens and Sri Lankan diasporas living in western democratic nations are looking for these days that all western Embassies are busy on installed ex-regime of UNP- RW as Primer against will of majority of People.

    Undoubtedly that they wanted and force us to surrender Nation Economic sovereignty to depend on IMF, World Bank, ADB, as well as Japanese capital and USA’s by on conditional is attach loans and aids to Sri lanka . USA and other want cost of Democracy to mortgage nation development on UNP mismanaging Economic growth down grade by UNP leadership. West want RW of UNP that most corrupted leaders to reinstated as Primer of SL! ? $$$$.
    In case of Island democracy is concern that USA and their allies accepts that under UNP of RW , TNA and JVP leadership ..but they support for RW of UNP unconditionally..
    Despite of that USA and other hegemonies working on that destabilization of nation overall norms of democracy ,while deceased growth of GDP , by devalued Rupee currency and pile huge foreign debt on our country, while created that political-power in hand of that UNP being that shifted to ruling power in center of Govt.

    Therefor the global map of USA that power grid cannot be control by that without puppet regime in center of Colombo…SL.
    The best alternatives forces are UNP +JVP+TNA is weak option for that project to be installed-puppet regime in Colombo center led by USA forces in Island . Indeed UNP is most corrupted leadership in South Asian courtiers that is Sri Lanka is that worst than Afgastain.????

    Our rule of law and fair play of Justice in court of law has far beyond that reached to point of Justice has created that new uncertainties in Island wide.

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