Will Chop Suey be our CJ some day?
Right now one must return to the high drama in the Supreme Court where the Colombo Port City Commission Bill was challenged by numerous petitioners. Counsel for the petitioners raised a variety of reasons why the Bill was unconstitutional, violating the country’s sovereignty, discriminatory as it drew a distinction between Sri Lankan citizens and foreigners investing in the Port City and worst of all that it will be turned into a Chinese colony.
That was a real clanger. Dropped right there where justice presides at the top of the judicial pile. And before five justices of the Supreme Court! Alas, it fell on the feet of political leaders some of whom are prone to foot- in- the- mouth...
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