10 December, 2019

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Brother Takes Oaths As Premier

Mahinda Rajapaksa has been sworn in as the new Prime Minister today before the newly elected President Gotabaya Rajapaksa. Ranil Wickremesinghe has stepped down as Prime Minister today

 

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    Any one who knows the Constitution well, can you please explain how Mahinda can be in the Parliament under Consitution Article 99 13 (a)? Mahinda came into the Parliament under UPFA ticket, he moved away from SLFP to SLPP as its leader.

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      My dear Buddhist,
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      Wrong question.
      It has nothing to do with the constitution.
      It’s up to the party secretary. (In other words – party)
      He/they has to decide and inform General Secretary of Parliament and the Speaker.
      YOU don’t have any authority on that.
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      You all were waiting for SL justice system to remove GR & MR from politics. – not worked.
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      You all were waiting for US justice system to work for you. – not worked.
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      You all were waiting for UN to work for you. – not worked.
      /
      You all were waiting for NGO mushrooms to work for you. – not worked.
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      You all were waiting for so called Civil Society pundits to work for you. – not worked.
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      And now you want SLFP to remove them…..?
      Funny indeed.

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        Why was it OK for some when Ranil was appointed under these same rules and conditions, but not OK when Mahinda is appointed? One rule for Ranil and his elite, and another rule for the rest of the nation!

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      Rajapaksas betray voters and appoint criminals to caretaker government… this is not what we voted for we will send you lot home in the general elections…

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        Complain So fast?
        But he was processed and brought to power by spies or the global Tigers supporters you ‘re accusing of.
        Now you can wait see. First, study how Western spies have been tricking people around the world including own. And See how Western propaganda was launch first against him as part of trick to draw Sinhalese vote towards him. As a part of it, They directed former Prez Pramadasa to murder UNP govigama members to divide Sinhalese and move their votes toward SLFP. Then, later moved to direct RW and former pres. Sirisana against Sinhalese majority to draw votes towards Rajapkases. Everything is done by step by step covert operation This Western covert operation began against Sri lanka not today or yesterday, it began in began in 1956 with Mr. Banda. Before that Sri lanka was run by Colonial spies.
        Don’ try to fool other people. Western spies have colonial experience. Tamil Tigers supporters have been wildly discussed the benefits of bringing Rajapkses back.
        First, Rajapakses are brought Sri lanka by Portuguese and later adopted by British. Second, They are Chinese and Christian and have Tamils in their family which is the best interest of West and Tamil Tigers.
        Regarding India, India is not a big threat to Sri lanka. I believe India become a problem because Tamil Nadu. Finally, this time, Western spies surrounded Sinhalese. That mean they killed all potential Sinhalese Buddhist leader and made Sinhalese voters with no choice.

        However have “Sweet, Sweet, dreams, and it won’t last long! (Last time when Israelis was friendly, I asked former president Rajapaksa to immediately dismantle provincial system. His respond: He out rightly rejected it) then, right away I knew that he was set up by Western spies to believe that he fought war to draw Sinhalese votes towards him}

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          Dry joke

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        I thought Rajapaksa didn’t get any votes either in the North or the East, after the TNA second Boss told the Loyalists to vote for Keselwtta Kid to prevent a Sinhala Buddhist becoming the President.

        And the Loyalists there obeyed Abraham’s Order and executed it to a Tee.

        Although some crossed the Eagle instead of the Swan, making that so called Independent Candidate Snhala Man scoring more than Abraham’s own mate the JVP Prince who toured Jaffna on Labour day with Abraham..

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    “The Muslim Voice” wishes the New Prime Minister the very best in his new office, Alhamdulillah. “The Muslim Voice” prays that God AllMighty Allah” bless him with good health and long life to serve the people of Sri Lanka, the Sinhalese, Tamils, the Upcountry Tamils, Muslims, Malayas and the Burghers and other minority communities and help HE. Gotabaya Rajapaksa to make our “MAATHRUBOOMIYA” a peacefull and prosperous Nation for all communities to live in Harmony and “DIGNITY”, Insha Allah. The Muslim Vote Bank should do all it can to help them make this happen politicall, Insha Allah.
    Noor Nizam – Peace and Political Activist, Political Communication Researcher, Former SLFP District Organizer – Trincomalee District, SLFP/SLPP Stalwart and Convener – “The Muslim Voice”.

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      Opportunists, al taqqia at it’s best. almost all muslims voted for sajith there is no doubt about that. Gota’s manifesto clearly advocate one country one law concept. Scrap mmda which privileges muslim males than others and effect religious demography. Should ban niqab, fgm( Female genital mutilation), polygamy and child marriages in sri lanka.

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    Who is Gamini Senarath?

    Is there one person so far has been appointed without a blackmark? Is Gamini Senarath also known Devil so better than any unknown angels?

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    Family rule followed by Lawless Banana Republic with Jungle Law and Kangaroo Courts. Then terrorize the entire Nation. Arseholes who voted them to power could poke their finger in their arse and silently cry.

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    Gota took oaths in Ruwanvelisaya, indicating that he wants to follow in the footsteps of Dutugemunu. One of the first things Dutugemunu did was to construct a statue of Elara in the capital Anuradhapura and ordered his subjects that when they pass that statue they have to get down from their carriages and horses and pay respect to Elara’s statue. Similarly Gota should erect a statue of Prabaharan in the capital Colombo and order the Sinhala racist supporters that when they pass that statue they have to get down from their cars and vehicles and pay respect to Prabaharan’s statue.

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      Wait patiently for the Terrorist Statue…

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      Dr.Gnana
      Didnt see our Ranavirus Look After the young Balachanran!
      Gave bisciuts before………..then Buddha dhama

      He sacrificed His own family,he dort have even have personal bank Accounts Or assets

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      Hi G.Sakkililingam, a statue has been erected of VP staring at the sky with a hole in the head. It was erected in advance of the humiliating defeat he gifted to the racist, parasitic Tamils. The statue lies horizontally on the ground. And, now, Tamil racist parasites can pi*s on it as they take leaky boats to Australia. With a stop-over holiday in Manus Island. Cheers!

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        lal loo

        Sorry what is your point if there is one?

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      I would suggest you read the following paragraphs from the Yalpana Vaipava Malai (as an image below)

      https://imgur.com/a/WeSDvFs

      Is this one of the reasons that no Tamil quotes from the Yalpana Vaipava Malai.

      Anyway you should read the book, the first few pages are right out of the Mahavamsa.

      http://noolaham.org/wiki/index.php/The_Yalpana-Vaipava-Malai

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    “A Thief was made the Village Headman” – popular saying.

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    There will be up to three more Rajapaksas in the Cabinet – Basil, Chamal, Namal. After the general elections may be more. Cabinet meetings can be held at home.

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      Sour grapes….after all your predictions did not materialize…all those long essays must have kept you busy…

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      We need to wait (March 2020?) for other things. For the time being Denesh was not given the PM Job. After 19A, this is a very powerful job to be left with outsiders. Younger Brother Prince is still American citizen. He wouldn’t accept any cabinet jobs until 19A is dealt with. Old King wants the 19A amended. But younger brother Prince wants to have it removed. Old King is feared if the 2 terms limit is removed then his Son Prince can never come to power. Further he like the provisions which are increasing the PM’s authorities. But he wants the dual citizenship clause and age closes be gone. That privately targeted his family. Their dual members cannot hold any strong position in familial enterprise, “The Lankawe Appe Aanduwa”.

      Vaalaiththodam gang forced Ranil out of PM Chair. But Royals did not accept Vaalaiththodam Gang’s favors. They don’t want to hold election in rush. Their win is for sure. Victory is the element for them to set the auspicious time here. They want a senior doctor to see the pulse of the IC. Only two local court cases came down so far. They want to see some important ones too gone. So in March King can officially dismiss the parliament; no risky mercy killing. Now the Parliament majority is with Ranil. This virtually putting a hold on any Budget approved or small legislation passed. This is where Ranil’s dream of Unity government is still open; not jet closed and shut.
      Ranil has no real enemies inside the Royal family. All the barking dogs are NM and Colvin fed Communist puppies. Most of them are 101, 102, 103….. The defect is Lankawe Health record is improved; so the last Mesozoic era dinos -vegetables are still reeling around. They all understand, much above to us, the damage the Royals are doing to the country. But to keep alive the hope of being buried next to Lenin, they are still holding their souls in this world to oppose America.

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      But Basil is undeniably a US citizen., Prof. David. Or do you think they will adjust the 19th A to deal with this?

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        Allowing to alter 19A will debilitate UNP. If the majority in the UNP is still with the UNP then Slap Party cannot change the 19A without an election. Now the election seems to be not imminent to avoid frictions with Ranil.

        19A needs 2/3(Including not voted). Royals don’t have simple majority to pass Budget. If Ranil negotiate with his guys, they may keep out of Parliament until next March. This will enable then to run the goverment until the election.

        The question is who is capable to predict a three months movement, at this daily changing circumstances.

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        It will be a dream because, 19 A can only be repealed by 2/3 majority in Parliament.

        Just now I happened to see that a retail seller ‘s shop or two in Kekirawa had been demolished by the mediation of Pohottuwa ps leader in that area. So, I dont think that people will stay unturn next days. At least over 60 lacks of people in this country (among the voter eligible) are no rajapakshe supporters.
        :
        And there are also over 5 lacks of JVP supporters are against Rajaakshes .

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    All in the Family. Only in our glorious nation you can find 2 Prime Ministers, dozens of family members in the government, banks, ambassadorships, and Institutions (nepotism, big time), political opponents thrown in jail, and Judges removed.

    The Rajapaksa’s are back.

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      Navin,
      “All in the Family.”
      Better than the ‘Samanala’ Family.

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        At least the “samanala” family are Sri Lankan citizens.

        Now enjoy having an American citizen decide what is good for this country.

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          People behave as if their staple food is punnakku. So we have digest them. No other options.

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    Our “NEW” Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapakse can take the credit for being the most seasoned and experienced executive politician the country ever had since independence,
    being the Prime Minister twice and being the President twice. There is no politician in the post-independence era who can match these credentials and very unlikely that any one else in the foreseeable future can do so too.
    GREETINGS, CONGRATULATIONS and BEST WISHES

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      Al taqqias, gota and mahinda should not fall for this fake praises. Most ven. Galagodatte gnasara thero should be a advisor for president gotabhaya rajapaksa.

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        VADC – You mean “Venereal Gandasara” as an advisor to Gotler?

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      Ali Baba back in town again with his

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      Should be corrected in favour of “Prime minister thrice (chandika’s appointment, Sirisena’s appointment in 2018 & Gota’sappointment) & President twice (2005 & 2010).”

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    That is great.

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    Dear CT,

    Are you asking us to believe a person who has been in the parliament since 1970, who sworn in as PM 2 times, sworn in as president 2 times don’t know how to give his oath?

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    Since April 21st every 21st there was a group of people who used remind what happened on #asterAttacks. But yesterday was a 21st too. I didn’t see a single article, tweet or fb post reminding that incident yesterday.

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    watching the two them at the ceremony we can be sure the local Two Ronnies
    ranil and maitrhi will keep us entertained during gotas tenure

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    Anyone saw the newly appointed cabinet and governors list ?????. Same old people in reversal of roles but Sorry Lankans are expecting miracle. It is like a failed cricket team (lowest ranked) consisting of the same players, coach, management staff, trainers and selection board, time and again making changes before games, with the same players, but changing their positions, skipper and the composition of the team. BUT expecting to reach the qualifiers. Sounds familiar guys. Good Luck. If one man alone is enough to win the championship then sure it is not cricket. It did not happen in 75 years , and it aint happening now.

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      chiv – I thought “Women’s Affairs” and constructive control of all the “flying angels” (Sri Lankan Airlines) were reserved for GCE (OL) failed synthetic “lowyer” Namal Rajafucksha!

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    So at Cabinet meeting for a nation of 22 million people..there will be 3 Rajapaksas…… but only 1 woman, 2 tamils, 1 nominal christian and zero muslims!

    The nominal christian being a thug and criminal …Johnston Fernando… all christians will be deeply ashamed of

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      Maitee
      They all sri lankans regardless but head is the still in question

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      Fernando
      There is no rule to appoint Cabinet Ministers based on their ethnicity or religion.
      Party seniors and stalwarts naturally get a place. If the government represents an Alliance, then naturally each party leader gets a place in the Cabinet.

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    the first project is to build a new bank vault in the port city leased out to China …for the Rajapakses to keep their loot

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      Rajash!
      The Rajapakshas can have a second vault in one of the bunkers abandoned by Pirabha. Or, in Mississauga, Ontario where your colleagues (including Pirabha’s relatives currently living in Canada) can advice MR of the game, at which they are the world best.

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    Warm wishes to Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa who has an excellent rapport with ordinary masses!!!!

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      Champass

      “Warm wishes to Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa who has an excellent rapport with ordinary masses!!!!”

      True, however, most of the time the M is missing in Masses.

      If you wish the sympathy of the broad masses, you must tell them the crudest and most stupid things.
      Adolf Hitler
      “Mein Kampf”. Book by Adolf Hitler, Volume II, 1926.

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    It seems like nepotism in a sense. Something only a dictatorial regime would do. However, keep in mind that democracy is a luxury. It is not at all necessary for economic growth. A prime example being China. Mahinda as PM can aid the process of economic growth and development if investments are chosen carefully. It would be even better if the we got rid of the UNP altogether, as the Opposition in SL does not serve any purpose (other than to lose elections).

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    Well the Rajapakses amassed enough wealth last time round!..They probably will go easy on that this time..Their mission now is to throw out every case against them for good while playing the part of enlightened rulers!
    How conveniently things have turned out for them, thanks to the stupid Sinhalese masses.
    Too lucky these guys..would have been jailed before they could have pulled off something like this, in a country not so corrupt.

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    It is natural for a leader to compare himself/herself with one or more historical figures. In that sense, our new president has chosen a King described by Mahavamsa as a great King of Srilanka. Similar to the temple built to honor the defeated enemy, by that great King, our new president should build a monument to honor the Tamilian population who were killed during the Eelam War.. An act like this will win the hearts and minds of the Tamilian population in Srilanka.

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      It is not Tamilian but Thamizh . Only North Indians in correctly state Tamilian. Shame on you . You are not North Indian but Thamizh

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        What is meant by ” in correctly state” ?

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    Earlier S.W.R.D.Bandaraanayake, Srimavo and their daughter Chandrika ruled Sri Lanka at intermittent periods and did nothing to improve the economy of the country. Now Mahinda amd Gota are in power. The difference is Mahinda & Gota are in power after 70 years of age, though Mahinda was President in the mid-60 years of age. As these two are leaning towards China, no one knows whether the country will be mortgaged, because Gota got all his fraud and corruption cases dropped and now cries no fraud & corruption. Though there were reported news of Gota having links with suspected Muslim politicians, now no Muslim politicians are in the Cabinet. Even politicians who three chairs in Parliament are Ministers today. As such, the international community is watching these two clowns performing some more damage by way of contravening the provisions of the Constitution. Man proposes and God disposes. This is what is going to happen.

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      “Man proposes and God disposes.”

      Yes, Sun God was disposed at Nanthikadal. That is why the majority of the people elected Gota to be President. There will be no federalism (100% guaranteed), and very likely no suicide attacks. This is Gota’s proposal. China has money and influence. USA is going broke ($23 trillion USD debt) trying to help its Wahhabi friend Saudi Arabia create a Sunni Caliphate. No reason to ally with USA at this juncture. The Chinese alliance is more practical. Economic improvements will come, now that there is no terrorism. But not in the corrupt UNP bondscam style.

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