Author Archive for Gomin Dayasri

Merger of UNP and JVP with NGOs

Thursday, May 24th, 2018

By Gomin Dayasiri Courtesy The Daily Mirror Colloquial Sinhala is an exotic dialect when phrases are enunciated in the vernacular with the input of a smattering Anglo-Saxon linguistics that, leads to-‘Broken English’. Sounds more the railcar ‘burgher-ism’ than an outpouring of intones from the Dutch Burgher Union. Parts of the 19th Amendment are on the verge […]

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Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

By Gomin Dayasri Courtesy The Daily Mirror Mahinda likely to win the highest number of local authorities but it could read otherwise at Presidential Election New vote will talk the result but still remains an unknown factor till the count. Many will intentionally not vote or spoil the vote. Party that carries a bulk non – […]

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Realistically futuristic in 2020

Wednesday, December 20th, 2017

By Gomin Dayasri Courtesy The Daily Mirror Elections can’t be held for another 24 months-till 2020- due to the stupidity evolved by the‘pundits’ on the 19th amendment. Manipulations have placed the UNP in serious trouble. If local Government elections aren’t held in early 2018 – the UNP will lose more votes- for not keeping to the […]

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Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

By Gomin Dayasri Courtesy The Daily Mirror People – blame themselves in back peddling a lost leadership back to power. Think before you act stupidly – realize the folly in creating a situation of having no foreseeable future for the country you truly love: to whatever denomination you may belong – desire a future for your […]

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SL Politics: genetically it is so !

Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

Gomin Dayasri Courtesy The Daily Mirror Events in the public realm make politics bizarre. President Sirisena suggests Ranil Wickremesinghe should step down as Prime Minister before he gave evidence at the Bond Commission. So some newspapers report. Can a 9 % minority oust the will of an 80 % majority in a North-South battle at a referendum? […]

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Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

Gomin Dayasri Courtesy The Daily Mirror Bemoan the non-availability of fresh material in the upper tiers of politics to replace the decrepit. For survival, the decayed leadership is ready to reach alliance with a devilish opponent. Unsuitable descendants await, both kinsmen and sycophants, located craftily in the wings of the second tier. TNA, the official minuscule […]

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Thursday, July 13th, 2017

 By Gomin Dayasri Courtesy The Daily Mirror The UNP, written off as a party of the past, till the Badulla Provincial Council election showed it’s result; Mahinda Rajapakse (MR) rejoiced ruling the majority Sinhala voters, as he pleased. They standing firmly behind him. Results showed, in predominantly Sinhala electorates with a diminutive minority vote, where extreme Sinhala […]

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Presidency: All the Mahinda’s men

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

 Gomin Dayasri Courtesy The Daily Mirror Country needs a new face with a new team – keeping to the developing trends internationally Discontent is a word weak in intensity to describe a Government fast losing support it held in 2015. The climate is not conducive for holding any election – fear of exposing an eroding vote […]

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Sunday, April 16th, 2017

By  Gomin Dayasri    (reproduced from the 125th edition of Ananda College centenary magazine released two weeks ago) When I entered Ananda in 1952 it had earned a reputation of producing a list of students (then published in the Daily News) entering the different faculties of the Ceylon University that needed a foot ruler to measure. […]

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Hang down your head in shame need not be Tom Dooley

Monday, February 27th, 2017

 By Gomin Dayasri Courtesy The Daily Mirror Faults lie in keeping mum to suffer in silence: watching holders of high office thwart the law is a prime injustice uncontained. Do not take sprats on – when the whales are there for the asking. Most fear, understandably: few don’t. Come on guys, to the forefront. The Constitution […]

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බෙදුම්වාදී ව්‍යවස්ථාව පරදවන්නේ කෙසේද? – අධිනීතීඥ ගෝමින් දයාසිරි

Thursday, January 26th, 2017

ජනාධිපති නීතීඥ මනෝහර ද සිල්වා මැතිතුමා විසින් රචිත බෙදුම්වාදීන්ගේ උපාය මාර්ග හා ව්‍යවස්ථා සංශෝධන” කෘතිය ජනගත කිරීමේ උළෙල. 2017-01-06 කොළඹ පදනම් ආයතනයේදී

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Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

By Gomin Dayasri Courtesy The Daily Mirror Caption is a query raised without consulting an astrologer or a suggestion from a wild buffalo. Voters expect too much in return from a country that is near broke. Politicians make offers beyond their means to gain power. Nation has to beg and borrow to live another day. Whoever […]

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මහින්ද මේ වෙලාවේ එන එක අවුලක්‌

Saturday, January 7th, 2017

ජ්‍යෙෂ්ඨ අධිනීතිඥ ගෝමින් දයාසිරි ආණ්‌ඩුව පළාත් සභා සඳහා 13 වැනි ව්‍යවස්‌ථාවෙන් හිමිකර දී ඇති බලතල මුළුමනින් ක්‍රියාත්මක නොකළත් ව්‍යවස්‌ථාවේ එය එසේ පැවතීම අනතුරක්‌ බව ඔබ කිහිපවර ප්‍රකාශ කළ කාරණයක්‌. නමුත් යෝජිත නව ආණ්‌ඩු ක්‍රම ව්‍යවස්‌ථාවෙන් පළාත් සභා බලතළ පුළුල් කළ යුතු බවට යෝජනා වී තිබෙනවා? පළාත් සභා අපේ රටට නොගැලපෙන ආයතනයක්‌ බව මගේ මතයයි. නමුත් […]

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Friday, January 6th, 2017

By Gomin Dayasri Courtesy The Daily Mirror Is Sri Lanka ready to cash in on the trends created by the populist political tsunamis sweeping around the world? Tectonic shifts in voting patterns began to dominate democracies with the arrival of Le Penn in France (she sacked her father, the founder of the party for being too […]

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ඉඩම්, පොලිස්‌, මුදල් බලතල පළාත්සභාවලට දුන්නොත් ආණ්‌ඩුවේ අවසානය එය විය හැකියි ජ්‍යෙෂ්ඨ අධිනීතිඥ ගෝමින් දයාසිරි

Saturday, November 12th, 2016

සාකච්ඡා කළේ – පාලිත සේනානායක නව ආණ්‌ඩු ක්‍රම ව්‍යවස්‌ථාවක්‌ සම්පාදනය කිරීම සඳහා මේ දිනවල විවිධ යෝජනා හා අදහස්‌ ඉදිරිපත් වෙමින් තිබේ. එම යෝජනා අතර ඉඩම්, පොලිස්‌ සහ මුදල් බලතල සම්පූර්ණයෙන්ම පළාත් සභාවලට ලබාදීමටත් පළාත් සභා විසුරුවා හැරීමට ජනාධිපතිවරයා සතු බලතළ කපා හැරීමටත් යෝජනාවක්‌ ඉදිරිපත් වී ඇති බව පසුගිය සතියේ වාර්තා විය. මෙවැනි යෝජනා ක්‍රියාත්මක වුවහොත් […]

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WE ARE IN A RIGHT ROYAL MESS; is there a way out?

Monday, November 7th, 2016

 Gomin Dayasri Courtesy The Daily Mirror No new faces, no innovations, no out of the box thinking, no principles – appeals not to the floating voter; the vote that changes regimes, as did the good governance kids in 2015 – more inclined to be anti establishment- to the old or new outlaws. Both sides of the […]

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Tamils: Log on to southern situation

Monday, February 1st, 2016

By Gomin Dayasri Courtesy The Daily Mirror errorism has left a trail amongst the northern Tamils, feeling of a need for a separate state; brainwashed by the LTTE and kept alive by the remittances of the Diaspora. With the Provincial Council positioned, dawned on the North the outdated Indian prescription was not the answer sought. A […]

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Wednesday, January 6th, 2016

Gomin Dayasri Courtesy The Daily Mirror Tagged national compass, zigzags erratically in the hand of President Sirisena. Hold it southward, swivels northbound. President carries no magnetic power in his grasp but gasps to be the elected Prime Minister. Naturally, the mind goes back to a time before and his compass, computer-like adjusts accordingly. Thinking too far […]

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Wednesday, December 30th, 2015

Gomin Dayasri SLFP is on a path of self-destruction ably assisted unwittingly by its hierarchy. Those at the helm are the ones who are taking the party to oblivion notwithstanding holding the prime positions of Presidency and partner of a National Government and holds peak positions in the Cabinet. A tragi-comedy is unfolding? Alas, they […]

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Who shoots whom in Parliament?

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015

Gomin Dayasri Courtesy The Daily Mirror Forces bent on destabilising the country launches from within an attack on the legislature after eliminating the executive. e are the guinea pig generation! Carried the insignia on the back of the executive through pride and shame. Power shifts to the legislature and an assassin take shots at it? Legislature […]

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Yahapalanaya Is No More: What Gimmick Next?

Thursday, November 26th, 2015

Gomin Dayasri Courtesy The Daily Mirror Friends of Yahapalanaya (good governance) are hard to find and an extinguished breed. Needs to search vainly among the coterie enjoying the spill-offs from the gravy train to spot an unseen, unheard chump. Most holding appointments are not the squeaky clean. The genuine good governance supporters have left in dismay […]

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Tale of two govts or Two of the same!

Thursday, November 5th, 2015

Gomin Dayasri Courtesy The Daily Mirror Sadly the government is trying to belittle the Paranagama Report to prevent MR from scoring points… the previous administration’s high officials’ and its few Cabinet Ministers that could read English were lazy to read a lengthy text…. That is the kindest excuse  … Fortunes of a nation lie on a […]

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Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

BY GOMIN DAYASRI India’s refusal to take DRS [Decision Review System] on board is just not cricket. Call it adulterated cricket. ICC has a queer boardroom. If respected journalist Scyld Berry’s [Telegraph-UK] description of the last CEO’s meeting in Singapore, is credible – is ICC Indo-centric after suffering from a bout of Anglo Australian hangovers where […]

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Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

Gomin Dayasri Devin Jinadasa is the first Sri Lankan writer to have a trilogy of fantasy stories published by a British publisher. He is 16 years of age and attends Asian International School. It’s a book by a child for children. The Title of the book is SILVER MOON: THE WAR BEGINS. The publisher is […]

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REQUIEM: One has to lose – Other has to win

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

By Gomin Dayasri One has to lose – other has to win, to say the obvious. Who’s going to be the fall guy – Ranil or Mahinda – in electing the Lord of the Throne for the Negatives? Picking the loser is less onerous task than the winner. Two defeated old codgers closing on seventy need […]

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Election Results: MID-TERM REPORT

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

By GOMIN DAYASRI Candidates made up, with make up, show pretty faces, virtually unrecognizable when met with their harassed appearances. Trick photography at photo shop makes them look younger and leaner.  Strapped across are their numbers sans rugby jerseys but do a localized Haka with a smile on a platform. Will the government and the opposition […]

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Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

By Gomin Dayasri Here is an election result…UPFA led by Mahinda Rajapakse (MR) singularly as a party, has secured the largest number of members of parliament: yet is unable to form a government, as it cannot muster a majority. Here is another election result… Alliance led by Ranil Wickremasinghe (RW) lags behind the UPFA in the […]

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Sarath and Chandrika show

Monday, June 29th, 2015

Gomin Dayasri Courtesy The Daily Mirror Our rights are in peril when professional associations that function as guardian deities on violations of justice, keep mum, on such issues; especially after persons in such organizations accept political office that brings many a plum to their pockets. Click onto the TV in search of News: out pops segments […]

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In Sri Lanka political sins are washed away without detergent

Sunday, June 7th, 2015

By Gomin Dayasri Courtesy The Daily Mirror Voters expected too much, got too little and not much more is forthcoming   Although MR has a Peronite following there is no Evita by his side Ranil is at the mercy of a waning  Sirisena and an unreliable SLFP  The UNP suffers from an inferiority complex of recent origin: […]

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Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

By GOMIN DAYASRI  Rise and fall of the Rajapakse regime is a sequel to War & Peace – not in the style of Leo Tolstoy’s epic novel: instead a version tropicalized and condensed.     Triumph at war brought Rajapakse to the forefront in the South of Sri Lanka, with a victory that produced mammoth support […]

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