4 December, 2020

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Wimal Weerawansa Using 30 Vehicles

By Colombo Telegraph –

Construction, Engineering services, Housing and Common Amenities Minister Wimal Weerawnasa is using 30 vehicles released from the State Engineering Corporation, trade unions allege.

Minister Wimal Weerawansa

Trade Unions including those affiliated to the Communist Party, the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) and the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) have protested outside State Engineering Corporation (SEC)  today. The issues they were protesting ranged from alleged corruption in Weerawansa’s Ministry to a demand for a salary increase. Minister Wimal Weerawansa was also not spared of allegations. One of them was that he used nearly 30 vehicles released from the SEC. Dudley Palansooriarachchi, General Secretary of the Corporations and General Workers Union, told media another issue was the allotment of 22 acres of land in Peliyagoda to a private concern. It adjoins the SEC’s main construction workshop.

Yet another was about 40 SEC employees whom the trade union leader alleges are working “unofficially” as Sales Development Officials. “They are receiving substantial salaries which are not recorded and are not part of the pay-sheet,” he said. They wanted the matter investigated. The protestors demanded a pay-hike for all SEC employees and claimed it was long overdue.

The Convener of joint trade unions Thushara Gunasekara alleged that rampant corruption is prevalent at the corporation. “Large scale corruption prevails within the corporation, we have not received any salary increase during the last three years and we will continue to fight for our rights” he said

 

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    So all these years Weerawansa was in sheep’s clothing. He is now exposed to the core and his agenda is well understood.

    His struggle all along had been climbing the social and economic ladder to be in par with other Capitalist. His double standards can be phrased as “The Bourgeofication of the Proletariat”

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      Quite right Babsy. Without being elitist we can say that the same goes for the other uncultured swabasha nationalists like pathala champika ranawaka, and the JVP, JHU combine who are only interested in money and social climbing, and aping the west’s development which they claim to hate!
      They are of course following their bosses the Hambantota petite bourgeois rajapakse family turned war criminals.

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        Morally and intellectually bankrupt people like Weeravanasa and Pathala 9Rajapakse’s Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum who he takes on his little overseas trips), mask their ignorance and lack of education, culture and qualifications to hold the posts that they do and their gross incompetance with nationalist rhetoric and hate speech against others who are minorities or vulnerable or disabled etc.

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        Today due to drought rural poor – farmers – are being penalized to keep the cities alight. Agriculture is being penalized to help the corporates and business houses. This is how inequality and poverty worstens. The fool Cabraal at the CB has said that the drough will not affect agriculture or the economy!
        Water has not been released for their crops, while the water is being saved to generate power for the urban corporate sector and Pathala Ranawaka’s skin. The framers are paying for the corruption and failures of the Ministry of power and energy– run by an incompetant ignorant fool – pathala champika who lacks the knowledge and expertise to handle the portfolio.

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          here is a big gap between the populist rhetoric and the reality of this regime and its half witted MPs like Weerawanse and Ranawake.

          Water has not been released for farmer’s crops which are dying, while the water is being saved to generate power for the urban corporate sector – a policy that increases the urban-rural divide and inequality and poverty. The framers and rural areas are paying for the corruption and failures of the Ministry of power and energy– run by an incompetant ignorant fool – pathala champika who lacks the knowledge and expertise to handle the portfolio.

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    This type of hypocritical scumm, should not have been tolerated this side of Kanatte.

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    this is what happens when a coconut plucker get some position in life

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      Totally agree. Also shows the education level of those who voted him in. If a person can shout out a few words in an attractive manner, that would be the qualification immaterial of the content vomited.

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      Maxcy, Wimal Weerawansa is not a genuine coconut plucker, as he is a Hora Coconut plucker. He is a Hora Pol Plucker.

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    It is inexplicable how one man, though a politician,needs 30 vehicles.
    And,”security” of upto two dozen armed servicemen/policemen.
    Why cannot there be a common pool of state vehicles in each ministry like in most corporations – not now,but more than 20 years ago.
    This guy is a veteran Deathfast Expert who knows how to “starve” in public for 2-3 days while secretly drinking nourishment when noone is watching.
    “Payment outside the Paysheet” was perfected long ago by state enterprises.
    “Inflated Checkrolls” of persons ‘working’ for state hired ‘contracters’ – only a few actually working,but a large number paid – was rampant in the PWD and Irrigation Department, long ago.
    Now our beaurocrats and politicians advised by them have come a long way, and have perfected the art of ‘milking state funds’ for personal benefit.
    There is also the Mr.Ten Percent – but that is another story.

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    He has done so many hungerstrikes and demonstrations. He is supported by sinhalese mass. He feels as a victim as we all lankans feel.

    And this man, a minster in this corrupted state which is represented by Vasudeva Nanayakara, Dayan Jayathilake and Tamara Kunanayagam, take his “Rights” to use 30 govt vehicles, to loot the state money which is from Tax payers

    We or better said you gave him this power for those like this corrupted stupid fool to loot you.

    Think of your role

    LTTE is no more. This is your chance to establish a constitutional democrazy

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    I wonder what Wimal has to comment on the levelled accusations.

    http://www.dailymirror.lk/news/20200-trade-unions-protest-against-wimal.html

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    Every JVPer was like this. they only wanted to live like the filthy rich by hook or crook.

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    There are lots of intelligent voters out there still argue that he is the true patriotic Sri Lankan who led the protests/hunger-strikes against UN, US, Western Countries and even he went on asking his fellow Sri Lankans to boycott US products like Coke,Pepsi, Google, McDonald etc(but not ipad, cuz he owns the ipad and his argument was ipads are made in China!!!!)

    After all he won the last parliament election with highest preferential votes.

    So…….. People ultimately get the minister/govt they deserve!!!!!

    Oli mayamana ethir kaalam en ullaththil therikirathu !!!!!!( Tamil song)

    :-)

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    This also makes one wonder how many vehicles, old, new, and flashy, are being used by the resident at Temple Trees, his wife, and sons, who live in the fast lane. Sometimes it is better to rule by example.

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    The ultimate responsibility for preventing these scum practice rests with the President. I’m sure he will not move a finger. The ultimate victims are hard working tax payers like Appuhamy & Appapillai. God save Lanka

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    I have never seen a clown like this. Tell me a project which is executed under his admin with SL money.

    Every project is realized by the developement help from EU, US and Japan or any other NGO´s money

    India and China granted loans to fullfill some projects like this funny harbour in Hambantota. Big ships are unable to run in as this is not deep enough

    But this funny guy always protest against US, UN, EU, Japan, NGOs, Google Gmail and against everything and does not know against whom he should protest

    Where are our Casie Chetties, Max Silvas, Bodi Nayakes, Samarasekaras, Thalaivars, Nadesans, SJVs and all these Internet Heroes? Do they support him? Do they use one of these 30 vehicles?

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    when he was working for JVP he is a God for JVP, now what happen , see some of comments in here from JVP supporters

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    Nooooooooo………….. Who said we support him …
    We await to tie the VASU gona to a hackery to pull this lemon puff through Colombo roads.

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    In his whole life he had a dream to ride a motorbike, sometimes a car, even he was dreaming to drive a jeep

    But his poor family could not afford it

    So he learned to write, wrote about revolution, capitalism and sinhala chauvinism. He has no problems then all these were written in Suyabasha

    One day a man appeared in his life and offered him 30 govt vehicles and made his writings to his politics and Wimal´s dreams were realized

    And the rest of the coutry started weeping, crying and starving

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    This fools act has damaged the Marxists severely.

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    Weerawansa gained the Ministerial chair not because of merit or suitability. Alas! Those are benign qualities a different electorate in a different generation looked for in an era bygone. That culture we appear to have willingly forfeited. Then Ministers, exceptionally well educated, were almost specialists in their fields and outlook. Those able men contributed to Collective Cabinet responsibility and high standards of good governance. The Weerawansa type gained heights because of their street rabble-rousing talent and to act as attack dogs of their patrons.

    The JVP support base in the hinterland was used by such men to get to the top and become instant Capitalists – with a pang for the bourgeoisie style of living for them and their near and dear ones. He is not the first and neither will he be the last to deeply distort the system.

    I don’t know how valid is this charge of Weerawansa using 30 vehicles.
    Equally shocking was to learn 2 decades ago an avaracious widow had declared intentions of not parting with over 20 State vehicles she used when hubby was living. She was neither an MP or Minister. Both instances speak volumes of what our political leadership has subverted the system of checks and balances we were once proud of. It is now the law of the jungle in more ways than one.

    Senguttuvan

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