Feb 13, 2019

Sunanda critical of Mangala's committee Featured

Senior journalist and activist Sunanda Deshapriya has expressed doubts whether the scrapped media regulation Act would be re-enacted through the expert panel appointed by minister of media - Mangala Samaraweera.

The committee was appointed to obtain suggestions in order to free state media from the grip of the government.

Chaired by Vijayananda Jayaweera, the committee also includes Prof. Jayadeva Uyangoda, Dr. Pradeep Weearasinghe, Dr Anoma Rajakaruna, Sudarshana Gunawardana, Nalaka Gunawardana and Kaushalya Fernando.

In a series of Tweets, Mr. Deshapriya had been critical of the panelists.

TWEETS (No of tweets : 4)









In response, Dr. Pradeep Weearasinghe has also put up a Facebook post.