22 September, 2020

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Good Governance Front Expects More SLFP MPs Today: Duminda Opts To Contest Alongside MR Allies

Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka told reporters who were present at the Temple Trees to cover the signing of the MOU for United National Front for Good Governance that more ex- SLFP MPs would join the coalition today.

Duminda Dissanayake

Duminda Dissanayake

However, all crossovers ahead of the Parliamentary election have to take place today as handing over nomination papers for the elections ends from 12 noon today.

Interestingly, Minister Duminda Dissanayake, an SLFP stalwart who supported President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential election, was not present at the signing of the MOU, as speculated.

Party sources said Dissanayake would contest from the UPFA for Anuradhapura district, alongside allies of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa.

Dissanayake had been given the electorate organizer position of Kalaweva – a post held by his father for so many years. After his father’s death, Dissnayake’s political rival S.M. Chandrasena was appointed as the SLFP Kalaweva Organizer by former party leader Mahinda Rajapaksa.

Meanwhile, Democratic Party Secretary Ananda Manawadu denied rumours that his party leader Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka would join the UNP to contest for Kurunegala against former President Mahinda Rajapaksa. Manawadu said nomination papers had already been handed over to the Elections Commissioner and the party was not in a position to turn back.

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    RE: Good Governance Front Expects More SLFP MPs Today: Duminda Opts To Contest Alongside MR Allies

    “Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka told reporters who were present at the Temple Trees to cover the signing of the MOU for United National Front for Good Governance that more ex- SLFP MPs would join the coalition today.”

    This will be Election Between the Good and the Bad, Good and Ugly.

    Let’s hope the voters use their common sense to make the distinction.

    If the Modayas, Mootals and Fools prevail, it s rather sad.

    MaRa MaRa Chatu MaRa Amana MaRa Traitor Sira..

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    The citizens should decide if they wish to continue living peacefully in the recently rediscovered Democratic Sri Lanka or elect the CROOKS that were involved in large scale corruption, intimidation, threat, assault, disappearances and murder, who turned our Mother Lanka to a corrupt, lawless Banana Republic with Jungle Law to return to power.

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    Colombo Gazette reports:
    The office of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa has written to IGP N.K. Illangakoon, raising fears over the security of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa.

    Rohan Weliwita, the media secretary of the former President, told the IGP in the letter that there was a concern over the failure to provide police security to Rajapaksa at an event in Hambantota yesterday.

    He said that top police officers in Hambantota had been informed in advance about the events Rajapaksa was attending in the area yesterday.

    Isn’t it a good thing if all security is withdrawn and something happens to rid the country of pests, vermin and bacteria? Who is the moron who instructed the IGP to increase security?

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      Navin,

      Karma will deal with the “pests, vermin and bacteria” with or without police protection.

      Please be patient.

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    Namal Perera

    “The citizens should decide if they wish to continue living peacefully in the recently rediscovered Democratic Sri Lanka or elect the CROOKS that were involved in large scale corruption, intimidation, threat, assault, disappearances and murder, who turned our Mother Lanka to a corrupt, lawless Banana Republic with Jungle Law to return to power.”

    They will elect what they deserve.

    Those with average IQ of 65 will elect the CROOKS.

    The other will Elect the others.

    It depends on the Crook/Non-Crook Ratio.

    MaRa MaRa Chatu MaRa Amana MaRa Amana Sira….

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    Oh please no more jungle laws or banana republic Kingdom of JARAPASSA

    But still who will change colours at the last minute like MS DID.

    Anything can happen until the election or even after the election. SL is a country with politicians who do not believe in the prosperity of the country, the mentality is how TO swindle the state wealth.
    The country comes second before their indulgence and greed.
    Hope and hope there will be a change of attitude in the next set of LEADERS AND THE MEMBERS.

    PUT COUNTRY FIRST. THAT SHOULD BE THE PROMISE.

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    COUNTRY FIRST. GREED LAST .

    CAN THIS HAPPEN IN APE LANKA?? GENERATIONS OF POLITICIANS HAVE MADE WEALTH FOR THEMSELVES WILL THEY EVER GIVE BACK TO THE COUNTRY WHAT THEY PROMISED TO THE VOTERS.

    TIME TO SEE A CHANGE , ONLY THE VOTERS CAN DO IT BY VOTING THE RIGHT CANDIDATE IN.

    DO NOT BE DECEIVED BY THE THEIVES THE MURDERERS THE DRUG DEALERS AND THE RAPISTS.

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    Great, all the Rajapakse criminal MPs are crossing over (and being accepted) by the UNF so that we can enjoy good governance. What a bunch of power hungry hypocritical sobs we have as politicians.

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      These Criminals are not crossing over, but they’re tending their support to their King of Criminals Rajapaksa. In fact, most crossovers to UNF are the strong ally of the President.

      Once they’re defeated in the upcoming election, they will need to face daily prosecution (i.e going to court). The “war victory” drama will never work this time.

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      Paul, so what else is new in this amazing country of ours??

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    This man would fit in well with the crowd he’s going back to .

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    Duminda is a humbug with no political vision or policies.

    But a typical SL politician who will kneel down to perks and benefits.

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    citizens should decide if they wish to continue living peacefull or get rear end kd by rajapassas family. My private land was taken by UDC without telling me and no compensation paid.

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