According to Lankadeepa, the President Mahinda Rajapaksa has mentioned that he is proud of Sri Ranga MP who refused to accept ministerial position in order to better serve his community. He also highlighted that this young parliamentarian is an example to all other people who are competing for better positions.
He added that you can not serve the community, with a ministerial position only. You should have the right attitude and experience, plenty of which Sri Ranga MP has to serve the people.
(Source: Tamil CNN, 26 Dec 2010)