Hirunews Logo
Allegations+from+the+Samurdhi+Development+Officers+Association+++
Friday, 23 August 2013 - 13:12
Allegations from the Samurdhi Development Officers Association
8,346

Views

The Samurdhi Development Officers Association alleges that a circular has been issued by the Samurdhi Authority requesting gatherings of Samurdhi recipients in the North Western Province which violates election laws.

 

General Secretary of the Samurdhi Development Officers Association Chamara Madduma Kaluge stated that his association has lodged a complaint with the elections commissioner as well.

 

 

Upon inquiry by our news team, the Director General of the Samurdhi Authority R. P. Bandula Thilakasiri stated that instructions have been issued via a circular regarding the housing programs being carried out parallel to the Deyata Kirula Program and that no instructions were issued with regard to political activities.

 

The topic in question during the ‘Balaya’ Political talk show telecast last night through Hiru TV was also the Provincial Council Election and the violation of election laws.

 

Media spokesperson of the UNP parliamentarian Gayantha Karunathilaka who took part in the program stated that the candidates who are contesting the election are violating election laws.

Minister of Ports and Highways Rohitha Abeygunawardena who took part in the ‘Balaya’ Political talk show representing the government responded in the following manner to MP Karunathilaka’s statement.

 

 

Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
Thick fog on A9 Road
Tuesday, 13 February 2018 - 14:25
It is reported that a thick fog is visible in the northern part of the island during morning these days.Accordingly, farmers in the Northern province predict... Read More
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
2,869 Views
14,705 Views
494 Views
2,501 Views
957 Views
16,159 Views
Top