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Joint Opposition members and Rajapaksa ride bicycles to Parliament

9 November 2017 - 551   - 3

Joint opposition members and former President Mahinda Rajapaksa arrived in Parliament today for the reading of the budget speech on bicycles.

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa and other joint opposition members rode the bicyles in  protest over the fuel crisis.

 

 

  Comments - 3

  • Adwani Thursday, 9 November 2017 09:29 PM

    This is quite evident that under yahapalana, they can express practically any views but when Rajapaksa was ruling they would have got lost in white vans

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    Rani de Saram Friday, 10 November 2017 12:06 PM

    This should have been their mode of transport from Day 1. Now these con men who think the Sri Lankan masses are fooled by this stunt, can put down their fat bellies.

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    Independent Analyst Sunday, 12 November 2017 06:04 AM

    Reality is dawning! Austerity is a key word for Sri Lanka. Parliamentarians are 'peoples leaders',"Come down from Ivory Towers and Luxury vehicles. PEOPLE MUST DEMAND- they all stay at 'Madiwela MP's complex' built for them and cycle to Parliament. Sell/or export the free Luxury vehicles for which PEOPLE paid $.60,000 x 225. Invest in Public Transport, Electric Buses and Trains, improve railway, shelve Expressways. All Politicians love to build expressways. Fin Min or JVP please educate the people on the saving. That's the ECONOMIC REVOLUTION people will want.

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