15 August, 2020

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Easter Sunday Attacks: Viyathmaga Kamal Gunaratne Trashes Army Commander And The Police

Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s Viyathmaga front-liner and retired Major General Kamal Gunaratne has trashed Army Commander Mahesh Senanayake and the Sri Lanka Police.

Gunaratne

“This group [referring to the National Thawheed Jamath] was training and preparing for the attacks but our Army Commander says ‘we didn’t know’ and ‘we were not told’,” Gunaratne says implying it is the most preposterous comment that can be made by an Army Commander.

He says the Army Commander is an official who has access to the richest intelligence sources of the country.

“There are over 3500 officers and soldiers in intelligence units reporting to the Army Commander…Surely we didn’t fight the war for 30 years while waiting for information from a police officer?’”

He went on to trash the Army Commander, criticizing his lack of action to prevent the Easter Sunday attacks.

“We don’t need an army commander who waits for cues from someone else on impending attacks…If that was the case, we don’t need to appoint a General to that position,” he added.

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    Who ever had information on the Easter Sunday attacks and did nothing to prevent it has blood on their hands.

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      Steve

      This is the army man who believes he single handedly won the war.
      A man who failed to hold the Mankulam Army Camp when it came under attack by LTTE in 1990. He ran away.

      Time and again these war criminals need to make noises in order to hide their past and present illegal, inhuman, ……….. activities. The louder they scream, have more things to hide.

      Where does this man want the buck to stop?

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        Where he says he single highhandedly won the war?
        Who says he ran away from Mankulam ?
        Who says they were war Criminals ? and on what grounds ?

        The comment is not on facts but on illusions based on malice …

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          pradeshi

          If you weren’t aware of these facts until now what was the purpose of your existence?
          Now you have been informed about his bravados now is the time to rejoice. What are you waiting for?

          ” Who says they were war Criminals ?”

          Why don’t you ask him?

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          Pra,

          Kamal didn’t run away from Mankulam Army Camp. SLA was surrounded. Kamal was ordered to withdraw. SLA made a brave fight for Mankulam. Anyway, Kamal got his revenge in 2009. He has written a great book, called “Road to Nandikadal.” They should make it required reading at all public schools. Here is a quote from the book. “For three decades, the Sri Lanka Army battled against the most ruthless terrorist organization known to man in modern times, the “Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam” (LTTE). Even though the culture of “suicide missions” and “human bombs” has become the hallmark of terrorism around the world today, it was Velupillai Prabhakaran who first masterminded and used this most ruthless tactic in targeting both civilian and Government Forces. Commencing as a small terrorist outfit, Prabhakaran transformed the LTTE into an extremely powerful and conventional military entity, replete with a Land Force, Sea Tiger Wing (Naval) and an Air Tiger Wing (Air Force). The members of LTTE were brainwashed and indoctrinated to follow its leadership unquestioningly.”

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            Lester

            You know how heroes are made.
            All you have to do is hype the enemy as if Ravana had descended to earth so that whoever wins evil Ravana becomes instant hero, gloated, feasted, …

            We know from the past this is a country of Walter Mittys.

            “They should make it required reading at all public schools.”

            Beginning of another myth, embedded into innocent children’s mind, another Mahawamsa, ………. Remember the children don’t belong to you nor Kamal.

            The next stage is to order every women at childbearing age to have Kamal’s baby. So you could create a world of Kamal. Then make it compulsory for the children to read, reread, …. Ithikasa of Kamal.

            I do not remember this hero of Nanthikadal fighting the invading Hindian IPKF. Was he hiding behind VP’s fat bum or behind his grandma?

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              Native Vedda,

              Kamal was injured multiple times. But always chose to return to battle. What about your 180 kg hero in 2009 at Nanthikadal? He was hiding in the mud, begging the SLA for mercy. Do you know that LTTE shot at the legs of civilians who tried to cross over to the Army side?

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            Lester

            “Commencing as a small terrorist outfit, Prabhakaran transformed the LTTE into an extremely powerful and conventional military entity, replete with a Land Force, Sea Tiger Wing (Naval) and an Air Tiger Wing (Air Force). “

            By the way what were your single handed ranavirus doing while LTTE was being transferred single handedly by VP?
            Air Tiger Wing (Air Force), you mean LTTE’s flying old baby bathing metal tub.

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          Pra, Defeated Tamil Terrorist dogs get their satisfaction by denigrating th Sinhala Military that gave the cowardly Tamil Terrorists a humiliating defeat. The fact the Tamil Terrorists lost the war they started goes to show who ran away and from whom and where. May be Kamal G ran away but there were enough brave Sinhala Lions to give the Mad Tamil Terrorist Dogs what they deserved. Nandikadal Oh! Nandikadal.

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            lal loo

            Its you again.

            “May be Kamal G ran away but there were enough brave Sinhala Lions to give the Mad Tamil Terrorist Dogs what they deserved”

            Brave?

            Of course they are stupidly brave.
            Deserters more than 75,000
            Maimed 30,000
            Killed 26,000.

            Yet you are still alive, coward.

            Sinhala Lions?

            Should be sent to Dehiwala Zoo or back to Gujrat Gir National Park.

            Well the brave lions could only kill fellow country men, 1971, 1987-1991, over 30, years, Welikada, …. . However these brave Sinhala lions were hiding behind the women folks and VP’s fat bum when they were supposed to fight the invading air force planes of the Hindians.

            You are so stupid you haven’t got a clue as to what has been happening in this island and to its people. People need many things, not your rhetoric, empty bravados, ….. As usual go back and insert your head where it was or join a*******s at Assgiria. It’s much much safer to be in saffron body armour.

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      Steve,
      It is true that whoever had information on the Easter Sunday attacks and did nothing to prevent it has blood on their hands. However, it looks more complicated than that information but also a political game is going on the back ground. In my opinion all that happened before and after the bomb blast is part of a political coup which is well planned organised one. I believe this accusation by former military commander against the current military commander is dangerous to this country.

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      Both the National Thawheed Jamath and the BBS are funded and manufactured by Gotabaya Rajapaksa isn’t it??

      Why is this not being exposed and action not being taken against him!?

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    I believe what Kamal Guneratne says here is true. Present Army Commander appears to be poor in situation analysis and judgement. This was visible even with his statements to the parliamentary select committee. His initial claim of Bathudeen calling him to seek release of a terrorist suspect was changed to mere call to find out whereabouts of a suspect; probably under pressure from Prime Minister while giving evidence at the parliamentary select committee. We need a visionary commander like FM Sarath Fonseka heading the Army at a time like this.

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      I agree. I think that the statement he made to the press during the height of the crisis was like throwing oil to a burning fire and therefore, he should have been fired immediately. This kind of poor judgement is the result of lack of integrity. No country can afford to have military leaders with such low level of judgement. Same thing applies to the ex CDS Ravi. Unfortunately, we have a president who has adopted a policy of applying a special standard to military leaders and to himself.

  • 13
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    Is Kamal Gunaratne that shrewd! Not necessarily so. When you attempt to hide a pumpkin in a plate of rice, even Kamal Gunaratne gets to be smart!!

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    Kamal Gunaratne is a scoundrel of an officer, certainly not an officer and a gentleman and a lick spittle craving for political patronage and more power! He should realize he is lucky for his murder in the Italian Embassy was shushed and the poor victim’s educated daughter was silenced! The way he is dancing he too is sure to fall like the rest of his arrogant masters and lose any and all fame and respect for people had for him!

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      Don’t forget that Kamal is the guy who admitted to Sri Lanka Army committing war crimes during the war!

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        Where did he admit such a thing? If he said such a thing the pub headed Eelam supporters in west with their Norwegian masters won’t have to struggle so hard to prove anything

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        A cutting from my scrapbook provides interesting reading /
        “Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera has said that Gunaratne’s book published a day after he retired from the army last year provided “evidence” of war crimes committed by Sri Lankan forces while battling separatist Tamil Tigers.

        The 741-page “Road to Nandikadal” was a catalogue of atrocities committed by government forces since the early 1980s, Samaraweera had said. Setting fire to homes of Tamil civilians, killing innocent civilians and plundering valuables from homes under the guise of cordon-and-search operations have been listed by Gunaratne in minute detail.

        The minister said the language used by Gunaratne also indicated that he derived pleasure from seeing the death and destruction around him, and in his own words he had admitted that as an officer, he did nothing to discipline soldiers under his command.

        Gunaratne’s original army unit, the Rajarata Rifles, was disbanded for indiscipline and excesses, but Gunaratne himself escapes punishment according to his book and the unit emerges as the “mighty Gajaba Regiment.”
        (COLOMBO, September 10, 2017)

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          Punchinlame,

          LTTE were cutting people’s throats and hanging people from lamp posts during the 1980’s. What about murdering 600 unarmed policeman in cold blood. Is it also part of your Eelamist scrapbook?

  • 12
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    What else you can expect from a cardboard SL forces ?
    Cheers

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      Cholan, I heard that northern Tamil politicians begged the Govt to provide SL forces for their safety after hearing about IS attacks? If so they trust the ability of SL forces, and you insult them because that is the only option you got to attacks them back after having to lose the war.

  • 15
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    This ratbag kg is suspected of murder and torture. Arrest the bastard.

    • 13
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      Yes, this is the guy who admitted to Sri Lanka Army committing war crimes during the war!

  • 13
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    Kamal is another power hungry, publicity seeking bum sucker and he is after the Matara gang for his future prospects. Sarath can’t stick him. But we are never short of such people and that is our curse.n

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    There is no point in Rear Admirable raising his tail too high as people know about his rear. The idiot is safe now by UNP Ranil’s case fixing mastery art. Now UNP fixing cases on three ministers, doctors and all other associated of Zahren. It is now proved by Ranils UNP that there was nothing illegal happened in Sharia University and Hezbollah name is cleared in parliament. But BoC still don’t know where that money came from. It was told it was Hezbollah’s money; Hezbollah’s son’s money; SA donation; SA loan…. But anything Hezbollah saying is more than good enough for Ranil to fix that case. Same case is with Rishard. Will Athal who investigated the MiG, investigate Sharia University? No way! What would Lasantha have done if he had come across Sharia University and its fraud money 3.5 billion?

    Rear is bragging as all the magic in the war done by him; but just like India tipped about the bombing, it was Ex Ambas Robert Blake gave all the information about LTTE naval operations obtaining from American Satellites. This Viyathmaga Modaya is trying to get credit for him because Sinhala Buddhist Modayas are generational Modayas, who believes this guy. .

    If somebody put Rear Admirable inside for war crime, Mahesh will accept the case fixing of Aanduwa bombing Tamil Churches.

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      What was Prabhakaran thinking when Sinhala Buddhist modayas put an axe in his brain? I heard the younger son also begged before they shot him. All LTTE buggers holding white flags, lined up and executed in one shot. What a big win for the modayas!

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        Lester

        “What was Prabhakaran thinking when Sinhala Buddhist modayas put an axe in his brain? “

        You should ask Jegath Dias who claimed to have been near VP when the axe landed on his head.

        “All LTTE buggers holding white flags, lined up and executed in one shot. What a big win for the modayas!”

        Yeah, what a big win for Modayas who continue to dig their own grave, and now want their colonial master Michael Morris, Baron Naseby to save their bum and neck. What a great win. Rejoice, rejoice, rejoice, ……………

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        Lester the Smart,

        “Etaval Thanththavan Keakinraan, Illai Eanraal Avan Viduvaanaa?”

        (The one lent is asking back for it. If you refuse to return, will he let it go.) China got all its back. India asking for it. US is standing on the doorway. EU and Russia in the line for their share.
        Sign the SOFA first. Then we once more light firecrackers, eat Kiribath and dance in all the Colombo streets with Hakeem and Rishard.
        Cheers!

  • 0
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    I heard, regarding Army Commanders talk, Matirhipala Sirisena says ” That is OK, I knew that Army Commander Mahaththaya was going to present it that way”.

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    If this is the same IDIOT who was involved with the Royal Institute case then he has NO AUTHORITY to say a damn thing because he is a total A**HOLE.

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    Major General Kamal Gunaratne need not worry because the Sinhalese and the Tamils have already begun to boycott Muslim shops and restaurants. The public and the Buddhist priests are punishing.

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    Oh Boy..How can He recover from this one?…

    Army Commander nearly got done by Baththudeen as well, at Dr Ranil’s PSC..

    Even the PSC got demolished by National Front Leaderr Momamed Musamil.

    MM is dead right?.
    Is Dr Ranil’s PSC impartial?. Will it help Dr Malcom Ranjith find the Truth

    Dad of two Suicide Bombers is a card carrying member of the JVP,
    Dad in fact nearly got into Kotte as a JVP Yahapalana MP.
    How much he donated to the JVO has become a moot point.
    Can the JVP Mp on the PSC be neutral?..

    SLMC Leader Hakeem is a senior Yahapalana Minister who is now in the All Muslim Grand Alliance of all & sundry including the ones who tried to find out the welbeing of the Terrorist Suspects who were rounded up by the Military..-
    Can Hakeem be impartial?..

    No wonder our poor Cardinal is now with the great majority of the poor masses trying to find out what happened to his Church…

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      Sumane,

      When Dr. Shafi’s case started I discounted it myself as another Amparai Wander Beheth. Now it is sure it’s another Dr. Batalanda’s magic. Dr. Batalanda wants to have Shafi’s name cleared as soon as possible to take him to parliament. If Dr. Batalanda thinks one is qualified to go to Parliament in UNP ticket, then there is no need to investigate that guy’s qualification.

      Hezbollah was back again on Kattankudy and Bati roads, inspecting his projects and giving orders. That is how he has resigned from the Governor job. The BOC didn’t how the money was coming and going in his account. Is there an order from Dr. Batalanda to Bank Officials to look at other side when the transactions taking place in Sharia University’s Account?

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        Mally , You gave me a fright. mate.
        I thought those one time JVP ‘s Comrades from the West Bank have put the Boots on the Ground in Kattankuddy..
        Then I realized it was Hisbulla from MY3 Sira Camp….

        I think Sampathar and Abraham made a big Balls Up by backing Dr Batalanda Ranil. Don’t you think?.
        Now even the real Boots on the Ground wouldn’t be able to give even Batti to Sampthar or Abraham let alone Kattankuddy.

        I never forget Sampathar’s cocky comment to the Old King ” Leave the Muslims to Me”with a cheeky smile on his face too..

        Don’t you know Mally. All money is” Kosher” for Dr Ranil.
        He couldn’t give a tuppence as long as his mates are doing the Money Transfers. to prop him up.
        And help him to please Samptahar , Abraham . UNP London and the Diaspora of course by fufilling his undertakings in the MOU which is made in England….

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      KASmaalam K A Sumanasekera

      Did you do any good deed to any unknown strangers today?
      Did you do any good deed to any known person today?
      Did you do any good deed to any of your relatives today?
      Did you do any good deed to yourselves today?

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