Few turn up for Sangakkara protest


Sri Lankan cricket fans demonstrate at Colombo's Independance Square on April 9, 2011, demanding that former skipper Kumar Sangakkara be taken back to lead the national team which lost the World Cup to India. A facebook event organised by the fans had some 6,500 fans signing up to attend, but less than 20 turned up. AFP PHOTO/ Lakruwan WANNIARACHCHI.

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Faumi's picture
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Sri Lankans are not that fool just to come out and protest for every tthing, the y are busy in their day to day life.

Anonymous's picture

If anyone can stop the President from putting his two cents into everything in this country our country will be a better place to live. President cricket pattaka tiyala dupath minissunta kanna dena karamayak kalpana karoth, oya kottayak wage tiyana bada adu karaganna puluwan wei, mey bagapathwai kiyanne suwamini. Now if you do anything that the President dont like, white vans comes. Look what happened to General Fonseka. I guess, Sanga aga beragatta. Good for him. Mey rata ta hoda karanna gihin hira bath kanna unoth eketh wadak naha neda.
So I stand by Sanga's and Mahela's brave but educated decision. Well done guys!!

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Jobless kids on protest and Sanga laughing from his a** and earning big money in IPL. LOL

Anonymous's picture

It looks like the 'SL cricker' is the same guy who 6 months ago defended Suraj Randeniya under a title SL squad player. Seems like he's Kapu or Chamara....hehehehe....singing for his supper..

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Anonymous's picture

@Anonymous on April 10, 2011 - 21:48:

It's Dandeniya not Randeniya - Suraj Dandeniya.

Nelly's picture

If you see the number of people attended to the protest, anybody can say it failed!! but don't forget that this was the first social network based protest in Sri Lanka and they came up with a point that social networks are the places where people can express there ideas independently, i personally think its time for Srilankans to express minds through social networks........ think a moment.... think whats happening internally in Sri Lanka...its time to express yourself....

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