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Dear readers,

What do you have to say about Minister Mervyn Silva’s escapades?

Hit the apple with a pithy one-liner on the issue written on it and win a prize. Please make it short and to the point.

Responses will be published daily from Monday to Friday, when the winner will be named.

Try to spare the head on which the apple rests but if you really want to do otherwise, so be it! However, we reserve the right to edit responses to keep them within the confines of decency and the law.




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Responses

I have won several awards for the roles I played.
eg. Best Supporting Actor for "Chandiya".Best Actor for "Chandiyangeth Chandiya".

Manel Chandrasena,
Borella.

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Mervyn: "I who fight and stays put, lives to fight another day:"

"Thanks to my protectors!"

Kingsley Goonesekere,
Ratmalana.

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He is one of those;

'Ael Wathurath Nimala Bona' types. Looks so innocent, but deceptive.

Nandani Goonasekera,
Ratmalana.

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Set a thief, to catch a thief. Otherwise he is sure to escape, with the Navagunawela round his nape.

Nandani Goonasekera,
Ratmalana.

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Rejected by the people Selected by the powers that be! What a lucky bloke.

Kingsley Goonasekera,
Ratmalana.

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My theory proved that few votes could make a minister.Catch you? Surely, Mr. Sovereignty can't do it.

W. Ranasinghe,
Anuradhapura.

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If you wish to see the last of him send him to Rupavahini

Marla Silva
Colombo 3

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Whatever are his ‘faults’, he is a good man with a kind heart and he gives preference to the people of his electorate. 

Tyrone
Colombo 09

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He is doing singlehanded what the Opposition has failed—ruining the President.

Akbar
Colombo

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Don’t you worry SIR, come the next elections, the voters will CATCH you!

R. Arambewela
Colombo

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Government’s Rambo kicking into own goal.

Samson Jayasuriya
Kolonnnawa

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No comment!

Coward
Induruwa

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Politicos who jump from side to side like frogs can be told from their look.

Shantha Vitharana
Colombo

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I want a night club demolished; anyone there to help me out?

RPG
Kandy

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Raja baduwak!

Hector
Kesbewa

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With him as friend, the King needs no enemies.

Swarna Palihawadana
Gampaha

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Who says terrorism is over?

Jaya
Vavuniya


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