TNA MP questions transfer of state employees for allegedly criticizing President on social media

Tamil National Alliance (TNA) MP Shanakiyan Rasamanickam has questioned if State employees could be punished via disciplinary action or transfers, for sharing their personal views on social media.

MP Rasamanickam raised the question from Minister of Transport Gamini Lokuge in Parliament yesterday.

He pointed out that two employees of the Transport Ministry’s District Medical Institute had been transferred for sharing their personal views against the President on social media.

Responding to the MP, Minister Lokuge said he has ordered an investigation into the matter and he will reveal the outcome to the public. (NewsWire)

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