House unites to hail Golden Girl Tharushi
Government and Opposition lawmakers in Parliament yesterday united to congratulate Tharushi Dilsara Karunaratne, a student of Walala A/Rathnayake Central College, Kandy, who brought great honour to Sri Lanka by winning a Gold medal at the Asian Games.
Education Minister Dr. Susil Premajayantha said that he is happy as the Education Minister for this great achievement of a schoolgirl.
He also said that this college has brought many sports achievements in the past as well.
Chief Government Whip Lakshman Kiriella said that she should be awarded a scholarship to go ahead with her activities.
The Education Minister replied that he would work on it.
Deputy Speaker Ajith Rajapaksa said that she would have the respect of the entire Parliament.
Opposition Leader Sajith Premadasa also congratulated her on her victory.