4 December, 2020

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Champika Launches Veiled Attack On Sajith’s Family-Centric Politics: Says “Welfare Politicians” Remind Him Of Santa Claus

In a veiled attack on the UNP’s Presidential aspirant Sajith Premadasa, JHU Leader Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka said family-centric politics was the bane of the country.

UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe and Champika Ranawaka

Speaking to the media in Colombo today, Ranawaka said Sri Lanka needed a political culture that laid more emphasis on skills and abilities than family interests.

Sajith Premadasa has already begun positioning himself as a potential presidential candidate by highlighting the positive aspects of his father, Ranasinghe Premadasa’s presidency. Former President Premadasa’s presidency was marred with gross human rights violations and extra-judicial killings. However, he managed to initiate a comprehensive poverty alleviation and housing programmes that benefitted the underprivileged sections of society.

Ranawaka also criticized the welfare-centric brand of politics espoused by Premadasa.

“Everyone talks about providing various facilities free of charge. They remind me of Santa Clause. Unfortunately, no one talks about the real crisis faced by the country – the debt issue. No one presents their plans to resolve the debt issue,” Ranawaka added.

“I’ve held ministries since 2010. In every ministry I headed, I managed to resolve the debt issue and generate profits,” the Minister added projecting himself as an alternative to Premadasa.

However, when asked whether he would run for the Presidency, Ranawaka avoided the question saying he did not know anything about it. “But in every President election since 2005, we were instrumental in having way for the winning party. I am sure we will do the same at the next election,” he said.

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  • 14
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    CHAMPIKA also dreaming to become a presidetal candidate one day.he should keep in mind that there in one more family combination of KARU JAYSOORYA AND NAVIN DISANAYAKE IS AWAITING AND KNOCKING THE DOOR AND MARKING THE TIME.

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      PARAGON

      Recently Champika (whose ancestors discovered ZERo and believes Sinhala is older than Hebrew) claimed he had built more houses in the past four years than in the previous 66 years.

      What an extraordinary man, who knows when to jump ships, when to say the wrong things about minority, ………… a race parasite, ……….

      It puzzles me that what Sajith has and others don’t. Some years ago during UNP top committee meeting Sajith suggested a Bumiputra form of governance which he considered best suited for this island.

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        “Champika (whose ancestors discovered ZERo and believes Sinhala is older than Hebrew).”
        He also said at the initial formation of earth Sri Pada bulged up even before Everest! I was in the audience.

        Soma

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          somass

          “I was in the audience.”

          Yet you didn’t challenge him.
          Perhaps you too believe what he continues to say.

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          This Champika is another clown of A grade. I thought Buddha stepped on Sri Pada and made his foot print there long long ago. Teeth in Kandy and footprint in Sri Pada and it appears that he died in SL. Why not ask our guys to look for his remains too and send it for carbon dating? They did not even spare this holy man.

          Champika is a blind bat and thus obviously a racist. Racism and blindness go hand in hand.

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        Just a comment on the age of Sinhala and Hebrew, Sinhala has come from Sanskrit and been in existence in Hela form for 10 centuries before it developed in to the fully mature current form in around the seventh century.

        Hebrew on the other hand is a bastardised version of Sanskrit, taken to the middle east by the brahmin outcast Abraham (A+Braham), later adopting a bastardised Arabic script. It still carries the shortened version of Hindu names like Talmud for Tal-mudra, Syria for Surya, Shiba for Siva, Sarah for Saraswathy and many others.

        So Lansi efforts to claim seniority for Hebrew as the original language is as shit as every thing that comes under that cowardly bogus name.

      • 3
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        Thala veddo,

        For once I am in complete agreement with you about Champika.

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          Ravi Perera
          The Sinhala Speaking Demela

          “For once I am in complete agreement with you about Champika.”

          Am I wrong then?

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            You seem to be fast losing your marbles, dear grand son.

            Take care, we all carry sins of our forefathers, especially rapes, murders and land theft. Time to leave perhaps.

            Coming colour is no good!

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        Native V

        When Chump was in charge of the CEB he claimed he put the chaotic and declining accounts there in order. He boasted thanks to him the CEB is a financial success. A former high official of the CEB, who was also a distinguished former BCC (Cricket) official wrote in response in the media challenging and mocking the Chump’s gross lie. The man is un unadulterated liar, a non-descript junior Engineer whose main strength is his racism and his close connections with Sinhala extremists. Ranil gives him a place in the UNP Cabinets to check the rise of Sajith – another shisya of the racist and cash-bent yellow robed mullahs. With this kind of achcharu Cabinet there is no hope for Sri Lanka’s economic emancipation or political development in the near future.

        R. Varathan

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      Champika is absolutely right but Sri Lanka is not yet read the for such independent thinking.

      Sajith ‘s reliance on his father’s record does not do him the justice he deserves.
      He should be his own man, based on his record of accomplishments.

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      Paragon – The line is long. Let’s see – 5 Rajapakses at the last count, Sajith, Champika, Mangala, 2 Senaratnes, The Super General, SoB, Siripala, Premjayanth and many others. Then there’s Div II – Welgama, Gammanpila, Dwarf Pathirana from Matara, Duminda D et al.
      There are also the outsiders – Kudu Mervin and Gandassara – legally or extra-legally.
      Keeping the gender factor alive is the ageing Rosy S. Same from the TNA might consider running if the climate is right and with divine help.

      Hope is eternal, eh!

      Vanangamudi

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      Hello Paragon,

      Champika is absolutely right. Children of leaders become the next generation of leaders – more a reflection of the intelligence of the voters.

      It is important not to shoot the messenger – challenge the views expressed by Champika, which leads to a refined debate.

      Large scale killing occurred during Ranasinha Premadasa’s presidency. Wonder if history will record Premadasa as a President who had a vision for the country.

      JR certainly had a vision (many people will disagree with his actions related to the Constitution) and he set out making his vision a reality.
      A leader should have a vision and the intellect to achieve it.
      Who is the person that meets the requirements?
      The probability that such a person is a child of a past president is extremely low – but this is Sri Lanka where voters are idiots anyway!

  • 11
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    The devil R. Premadasa carried out a genocide carnage of more than 65,000 Sinhalese youth in addition to the gruesome assassination of Harsha Abeywardene, Ranjan Wijeratne. Vijaya K’tunge, Denzil K’kaduwe, Lalith A’mudali and several others, who he feared will challenge him. Ranil was hiding inside the sarong of R. Premadasa as a fake ‘ahinsakaya’ and extending bogus olive branch to Velupillai, to save his skin. During the time of anarchist R. Premadasa, first time in Sri Lanka mass extra-judicial killings started and copied by CBK, MR & Gota which will continue in the future too, whoever forms govt.

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      Kusal,
      You very conveniently left out Batalanda Ranil from your list of killers.

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        Rajiv,
        Give Batalanda Ranil sometime his mission of massacre is still not complete, this double-edged sword RW will end up as “mother of all killers” when the nation and its resources are plundered.

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      Kusal — I’d be interested to know your evidence for saying Premadasa killed Ranjan Wijeratne. I have always thought it was the LTTE, tho I am sure a number of similar killings at the time, attributed to them, were, in fact, engineered by govt elements.

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        Manel – as you say, “were, in fact, engineered by govt elements” – Says it All!

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      P.S. to Kusal

      Perhaps it wasnt the LTTE who caused Ranjan’s death but the JVP.

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        Manel Fonseka

        Immediately after the death of Ranjan Wijeratne talk (informed/uninformed) among chattering class was that he wanted to clean up some of the casinos in the country which were owned by Chinese organised crime syndicates Traid. He did start cleaning up the lot according to informed/uninformed sources which provoked the ire of Triad which had business dealing with LTTE in Hong Kong and other parts of South East Asia.

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          Native V

          BTW, whatever happened to Joe Sim – former hand maiden of Hema P? The climate for some years here has been good for his kind of sordid business in SL. It was then said Dhammika P was a product of Joe Sim. Boy! What tangled webs were woven in this fair
          isle then. Or is the celebrated S’pore gangster operating here under cover.
          As one can guess, the Rajapakses would love to use this kind of talent for their nefarious
          deals.

          R. Varathan

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          Thank you for the info, Native Veddah, I didnt know about the casino business.

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          Lansia is spreading lies without proof, wanting to promote his friends Zionist America here at the expense of China.

          Boo to you Pansi-Laka.

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        Manel
        It was made to appear so. LTTE was not targeting Ranjan at that time, JVP was agitating but not very rebellious as was portrayed. Premadasa engineered the bombing inside Parliament at which Lalith escaped with fatal injuries and became only a moving object thereafter. JRJ & MH Mohd. narrowly escaped death, the bomber went scot free. Probably JRJ thought it was time to step down and move to safety, he was proactive. Why do you think Wimal said he will bomb Parliament, he was simply reminding the public if Premadasa can, why can’t I.
        UNP headed by Premadasa started the culture of killing & mayhem and it continues to this day.

    • 5
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      Kusal,

      I personally knew Ranjan Wijeratne’s son. (He died a few years back)
      He never believed his father was killed by Premadasa.

      We can not be certain about Lalith Athulathmudalis and Kobbekaduwes deaths. It could go either way.

      Unfortunately we do not have the likes of Lalitha and Gamini these days.
      Tamil families in Colombo were waiting eagerly for their deaths.

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        Ravi Perera
        Sinhala Speaking Demela

        “Tamil families in Colombo were waiting eagerly for their deaths.”
        Brilliant, when did you really start reading minds of the masses?
        Is it possible for you to tell us whom are your fellow Sinhala/Buddhist fascists mutant converts going to vote in the next elections, for Dr Gota, Ranil/Sajith/Navin Nayakka, Mahanayaka, Hopper Siri, ………………… ?

        Lalith Athulathmudali was another racist who was the inventor of S**t Bomb which were frequently dropped from American made Helicopters and the one who hired British Mercenaries to fly helicopters.

        You miss Dutta Gamani another public racist, co-arsonist, Hindians man in Sri Lankan cabinet, a self made billionaire who trained Basil during his Mahaweli Days, ……………

        You admire the best, I envy you.

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          Thala Veddo,

          Lalith Athulathmudali is a racist to you Tamils. For us he is a hero along with Gamini Dissanayake. Ranjan Wijeratne could have put down the LTTE rebellion if he was not killed.

          Lalith, Gamini along with people like Panditharatne and SL Gunasekera did a great service in settling the Sinhalese in the North.

          There were many thala families in Colombo who rejoiced when these two were killed. I know this personally. When I saw the dead body of thala Prabha, it was Lalith and Gamini that came to my mind. I have no special love for MR or Gota but am grateful for avenging the deaths of Lalith and Gamini.

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            Ravi Perera
            The Sinhala Speaking Demela.

            First of all you check your head, then stop sitting on it, ….. or pull it out wherever it is now. What makes you think I am your imaginary Tamil?
            Do you think you can hide your Kallathonie ancestry by branding me a Tamil? Poor attempt. Try bit harder.

            “Lalith, Gamini along with people like Panditharatne and SL Gunasekera did a great service in settling the Sinhalese in the North.”

            Clever dicks.
            In about hundred or so years the process of Sinhala/Buddhisation will take an unexpected dramatic turn, no one can predict. Have you heard of Language Replacement process? For instance your ancestors gradually became Sinhala speaking Demelas, later ………….. Sinhala/Buddhists and now you have converted to Sinhala/Buddhist Fascism.

            Linguist, Anthropologists, Social Scientist believe …………….a plethora of changes likely to take place. In the process many languages are likely to die. Tamils and Sinhalese now speak Thanglish and Singlish respectively. Hindians are working on a massive social engineering experiment using their soft power strategy. Chinese are actively grabbing land, businesses and starting their own Free Trade Zone, …. with their 1.5 billion population.

            Artificial Intelligence, Genetic Editing, ….. space travel ….. going to have unimaginable impact on human race. The next tsunami is expected to rise upto 650 metre high, ………..

            Little islanders, with tiny brain and punchi willies are proud of hurting their own kith and kin, while Chinese and Indians are penetrating into everything reserved for master race.

            “There were many thala families in Colombo who rejoiced when these two were killed. I know this personally.”

            You must be suffering from Multiple Personality Disorder Syndrome. First you better decide whether you are a Sinhalese, Tamil or a Sinhala/Buddhist fascist, or temporarily insane.

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              Thala veddo, this is a great piece of entertainment

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                Ravi Perera
                The Sinhala Speaking Demela.

                Its free of charge, enjoy until it lasts while it will make you proud to know all those smartass patriots you mentioned above had their hands in the till for years.

  • 5
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    Embassies and companies buy and build politicians. Nobody seems to take notice of it.
    Let us see how the Great King media organization will respond to this offensive.
    There isn’t even a washroom opened by its client Sajith that its TV cameras have missed .

  • 3
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    The last 30+ years have produced tyrants in leadership positions. JRJ, Premadasa, Ranil, CBK & MR.
    We were lucky MS was in a straight jacket.
    Sajith and Champika seem pretty nice now but wait till they get some power into their hands. Less said about Fonseka, the better.

  • 1
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    We, the normal citizens, are required to be content with the calibre of politicians offered to us as candidates in hustings. Who thought that this would be the performance of MY3 + RW combine when they walked together in the same platform seeking our vote? Even Sumanthiran admits that the purpose of electing MY3 + RW combine was to defeat MR. We introduced some provisions 19A merely by observing certain excesses of MR. What civil societies at that time failed to project to the society was to make the politician really accountable to the people, for instance the ability to recall an elected official under certain circumstances. Britain has done that for MPs. The only referendum we had was the Lamp-Pot referendum only to extend the life of Parliament having a 5/6 th majority. No point of waiting till people leave office to charge them for corruption, We have to deal with the wrong-doers then and there to prevent them from doing wrong.

  • 6
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    As a JVP student leader thug, Champika Ranawaka destroyed many hundreds of thousands of university student lecture days for may hundreds of Engineering and NDT students of the University of Moratuwa in the late 1980’s – that was over his politics against UNP then.

    But on what he say’s here, he is 100% right.

    Keep on doing the right thing Champaka, and one day – and it will be a day a long time ahead – you might redeem yourself.

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      I heard that this wolf in sheep’s cloth and his JVPs gangs threatened students majority who wanted to attend instead of boycotting lectures with physical harm. Let this guy pay compensation for the loss and damage (close to 2-3 years) caused. People who have followed this guy closely know his history of politics jumps JVP… Janatha Mithuru… Nalin De Silva’s party, Monks/Hela Urumaya. and …..his back stabbing of the party leaders (S.L Guna) Now sleeping with RW and UNP as this opportunist think that UNP is best party with minimum competition that he could use to relish his dreams.

  • 8
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    Forget Sajith! Champika is the self promoting turd that WE the People should be worried about.

    He is a parasite with with a special talent for changing direction when he detects a favourable wind. He does a fine racist line, and excels most of all when he speaks form the corner of his mouth. His speciality is impressing his minions with promises of jam tomorrow.

    He is not the prophet who will take us to the promised land.

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    Native Veddah,

    For once I agree with you. Yes Champika is a parasite.

    How to get rid of the buggar?

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    Champika is an over-rated politician. Luck came his way when the original JHU crumbled.
    On 08 January 2015, Champika offered to lead SLFP. None took him seriously.
    This time he is throwing his hat in the ring himself. Is it lead UNP? Or to lead SLPP?

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    Ranil is getting Champika to attack Sajith. Remember how Ranil made SP Dissanayake national organizer of the UNP ?

    Ranil also once made Dayasiri Jayasekera chief party organizer.He made GL Peiris the chief UNP spokesman !

    A life spent making his empty self look good. In the process Ranil has under cut many and made once strong UNP into a butterfly hatchery getting about 25 % of the national vote

    • 5
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      Damn it! Kolla has hit the nail on the head.

      Ranil came into politics on the strength of his Regal family connections. He could move with Royalty (his childhood playmate Chandrika, and King JR), and walk with scum (Batalanda thugs, kudu Karayas, and other assorted low life who would do him favours – in return for favours, naturally!). Then, he was the bright new future hope.

      But Ranil’s sell-by date is now long past. He should go as gracefully as he can. I recommend he take his copy of The Art of the Possible by Lord Butler (I hope Rajiva Wijesingha has returned it) and slip away quietly into oblivion. WE will forgive the regular, and sometimes monumental cock-ups, but be assured WE will never allow them to be forgotten.

      When it is time for his farewell do, maybe some generous soul will give a two-minute speech highlighting all the good he did.

      Now, who will succeed him? That is another story for later.

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    I spoke with pohottuwa people recently they all like to have this presidential election as single horse race for gotabaya ,they do not like to meet a common candidate to make a compatition with gota . to have a single horse race for gota only possible if sajith or Ranil come as candidates with out JVP support. If sajith is a candidate gota will win very easily since unpalliance and TNA 5% vote combination can get maximum of 34% vote for sajit with 85% minority votes.. So slfp of of Mahinda very much prefer if sajith or Ranil became their opponent candidate with out solid 7% vote base of JVP. Patlee is very good in maths he can calculate this very easily. If gota come as candidate with 45% of pohottuwa votes he will get at least 7% of slfp votes and he can win this race easily . there are 7% floating votes if all know anti slfp candidate is coming with out a support of jvp and gota will win and unp alliance unable to get atlest 2% of this floating votes which was the all 7% they got in last presidential and Parliament election. If anti slfp came want to give a commpetion for slfp candidadate they have to put a common candidate with JVP support. Remind slfp is 200% biger party than unp. Patlee know this.

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    looks like chimpika is eyeing the presidency.Good on you chimp.Swinging from tree to tree works.

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