18 September, 2019

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I Am Addressing You As PM Of Sri Lanka: Ranil Makes Confident Statement Despite Sirisena’s Sacking Letter

Making a special statement to media from Temple Trees, the official residence of the Prime Minister, UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe said he was still the Prime Minister of the country with a clear majority in Parliament.

Wickremesinghe

Wickremesinghe made the statement minutes after President Maithripala Sirisena sent him a letter, formally informing that the UNP leader has been sacked from the Prime Minister’s post.

“I am addressing you as the Prime Minister of the country. When a No-Confidence Motion was presented against me, I showed I commanded the support of a majority in Parliament. I still command the same support in the House,” Wickremesinghe said, speaking to media.

“Parliament will decide who the legitimate Prime Minister is. The Speaker will convene Parliament according to Standing Orders. We will resolve this matter in Parliament,” Wickremesinghe said ruling out the possibility of seeking the opinion of the judiciary.

Wickremesinghe reiterated that everyone who supported during the No-Confidence vote still stood by him.

“Convene Parliament. You will see the support have,” he said confidently, stating that he had discussed the current situation with other political parties.

Finance and Media Minister Mangala Samaraweera, speaking to media after Wickremesinghe, requested the Speaker to convene Parliament even on Sunday, to allow the UNP to show its majority.

Co-Cabinet Spokesman Rajitha Senaratne, speaking at the same press conference, requested the military and the Police to work with the duly appointed legitimate government to maintain law and order.

He also slammed at President Sirisena for making a 180-degree turn from the path of ‘Good Governance’.

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  • 20
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    The Mahinda-Sirisena combine currently lack a majority in Parliament. Their only hope is for the Muslim MPs to cross over yet again – but this time to their side.

    Jesus save Sri Lanka!

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      These Muslims have no scruples and will cross over. This is their trade mark , no loyalty , cannot be trusted , sly, cunning, selfish and self serving to the core, will backstab and cross over for petty benefits. They are only loyal to their Wahhabi Arab masters and their fundamental agenda to Islamise the country as much as possible.. Not even to their own origin, language or ethnicity. This is all that you can expect from them.

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        Racist comment.

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        Rohan,
        =
        Out of all these crisis, what made you go behind Muslims..LOL? A bottle-cap is more effective if there is water in the bottle, and it does not make much difference in an empty bottle.
        =
        If I remember correctly, Sir. Rasik Fareed did answer this question and said, we need to be with whoever has the power in order to server the community. That is true, and this is how minority politics works in many places, regardless of religion.
        =
        That still abides by the constitution and we respect the laws, we didn’t resort to arm-struggle, bombing or killing any innocents in order to fulfill one community’s dreams.

    • 9
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      Now they will restart attacking mosques, killing Muslims, arousing racism, destroying the economy as never before, appointing their relatives to top positions, fighting with Tamils and attacking churches.

      • 2
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        That will happen when Ven. Bandanagara Ganasara gets presidential pardon.

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          Burt

          Not presidential pardon, which means he was still guilty of his crime.
          There will be retrial and will be found innocent, paid compensation with cost.

    • 1
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      Get a monkey off a tree, give him a razor labelled “President”, and this is what happens!.
      Whatever different people might call it, this is a coup.
      Sites like CT will be banned soon enough. A bit of technical advice to those who want to access the truth in future:
      Go to Google and search for “free proxy server”. You will get a list of sites. Select one and type in ” https://www.colombotelegraph.com ” and you’re in business!
      The state CANNOT ban Google, only particular websites.

    • 1
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      Is SL still the world’s top tourist destination? Lasted only a couple of days, didn’t it??
      I hear Lonely Planet is mulling Somalia as a replacement.

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        Sri Lanka is a lonely planet

  • 12
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    In Reality, In a decent and low abiding society, Ranil andmost of his UNP including those involved in the bond scam should be injailfor Fraud and being Traitors to the Country. but, In Sri lanka CJ, AG, IGP are all submitting to PM.

    • 1
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      JD
      In reality MAra, Gota, Namal, Shiranthi should have been in jail or hanged for the murders of journalists and Basil, bastard Sangili should have been in jail for robbing left to right. Arse lickers like you should be holding placards demanding their releazse.

  • 26
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    Ranil, Maithiripala Sirisena is a spineless leader. He has fallen in the trap known to him and has acted in contravention of the constitution. Do not worry go before the people. However, I have reservation on Rishard Badurdeen and Mano Ganeshan These people have no policies. They are people looking for their own benefits. You will come to know when the Parliament is convened. At the same time file an action against the action of the President in the Supreme Court. Supreme Court as guardian of the Law will deliver a proper decision. You have to save the people from these treacherous politicians.. . .

    • 19
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      This is a constitutional coup

      See, what COURT would decide on this.

      Those bone licking dogs like Wimal Weerawanse and several others have already been showing their power.

      As if they achieved that much, ballige puthas fire crackers.

      Shit that the cirminal era is back under MR and his cronnies.

      • 0
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        Calm down Samson. Tension is not good for your health……..

    • 13
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      Looks like another coup attempt around the corner! This should be branded as an act of terrorism and the state should start working with the international community to fight this terrorism.

  • 26
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    R.W. ,As soon as He was appointed as P.M., he should have brought Corruption cases against the previous Rulers and justice served. He failed to do so. He hasn’t brought peace and prosperity to SL. Time to go

    • 11
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      But sirisena cant be trustful leader. How could he face the constituent parties next.

      Above all TAMIL and MUSLIMs that were instrumental Sirisena to get elected last time.

      I think our politicians are even worst than those in Parkistan.

      Now for that matter alone, RW will have to suffer a lot in the next few years.

      All the thugs will get their crimnal territories back.

  • 7
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    This is ridiculous. Utterly ridiculous. Time for the Army to take over. These civilian fools cannot do this. Time for the Army to take over temple trees and bombard the parliament into smithereens.

    • 5
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      Yes u sinhala pakaya …let us live in peace in our land……enjoy sihala modaya army rule u …..

      • 10
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        Yes the Sinhala are not Paka-less like you Kallathonis. That is why your women seek Sivalingas.

        • 8
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          edwin rodrigo, Muthu may or may not fit the description of a Kallathoni, I don’t know. But, with your name you easily do!

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            Kallathonis: Thappu, There are Kallathonis and Kallathonis. There are Kallathonis who swim over and Kallathonis who come by fishing boats. One thing that identifies a Kallathoni for sure is that fact that their women love the Sivlingam. They bathe it with milk, lick it, worship it and garland it. So Muthu may be a Kallathoni. You may be one too. But I am certainly not. I would rather be seen dead in a ditch with a dog than be taken for a Kallathoni.

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              edwin rodrigo, Did you think that I was expecting you to ever admit that you are one!
              .
              With your vivid description of the women folks of Kallathonis, I find it difficult to accept that you are not one. Your attempt to shift your origin on to others has backfired. Sorry!

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              Edwin Rodrigo,
              Please do not bring the issue of Shivalingam. Lingam is a column of fire without beginning and without end. You are at liberty quote some other instead of Shiva Lingam.

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          Oh really? Who are the ancestors of the modern Sinhalese? All Kallthonis , largely from Tamil Nadu and a few from Odisha/Bengal. Half the Sinhalese population are descended from low caste Tamil slave labour who were imported into the island during the Portuguese and Dutch colonial era. You will definitely be one of them , With a name like Rodrigo your ancestors will be low castes from the fishing villages of southern Tamil Nadu. It is the Sri Lankan Tamils who are largely descended from indigenous Dravidian tribes like the Naga , who were speaking a semi Tamil dialect called Elu. Just because Sinhalese evolved in the southern parts of the island from native Tamil, Pali and Sanskrit , does not mean the Sinhalese are indigenous . Out the three languages from which modern Sinhalese evolved, only Tamil belongs to the region . The other two belong to the plains of northern India. Similarly just because various dialects of Tamil are spoken in Tamil Nadu and north and east Sri Lanka does not mean Tamils are outsiders and not indigenous. They have been living in these areas from ancient times. Idiotic comment, coming especially from a so called Sinhalese descended from recently migrated low caste South Indian immigrants from the fishing villages of Tamil Nadu.

    • 16
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      Hello Rtd. Lt. Reginald Shamal Perera , When you say, ‘take over temple trees and bombard the parliament into smithereens’, I believe that you are quite capable of carrying it out. What else is your Mullivaikkal experience for!

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        Mullivaikkal triumph was celebrated island wide. That was the greatest victory by mankind.

    • 13
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      Retarded shameless ….

      “Time for the Army to take over.”

      Are you plotting an army coup?
      Well the most high ranking senior officer is the Field Marshall Sarath Fonseka. Have you had a word or two with him?

    • 18
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      Sirisena should be remembered as a cowardish opportunistic. He betrayed the people and the country because it is an unconstitutional appointment without a mandate from the people or parliament. He now also betrayed Ranil who gave an opportunity to become the President of the country. He once betrayed Mahinda and Mahinda attempted to murder him.

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        How can one ever trust on him ?

        Now those former goons would get back to power as MINISTERs with high profile criminals records being investigated ?

        How would that be possible ? Why Sirisena did not think twice ?

        I think SIRISENA is isolated by today s politics. How would that be easy for him in next days ?

        Sirisena should be reborn to face the nation tomorrow right ?

        Also in last week s public speeches he happened to mention about the cruelties of former government under MR.

        How can he now work with MR ?

        MR will for sure murder SIRISENA and let the world say, that was an act of UNP.

        This will be the next breaking news in next days.

      • 0
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        Ajith, this is called karma………Everybody have now start to remember that there is a thing called the constitution and something called parliamentary tradition. Did they remember it in Jan 2015?

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      Rtd. Lt. Reginald Shamal Perera.

      You are commenting like a small time irresponsible jackass! Maybe your type of military fellow should have not been promoted higher than a private. You are even an insult to the single star on your uniform! The Sri Lankan military consists at least 99% of very well trained patriotic decent gentlemen – and the remaining 1% consist of jackasses like you! The Sri Lankan Military will protect the Nation and its people and will not resort to stupid things like a coup!

  • 9
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    If our country has a semblance of Buddhist values or iota of brains to understand the teachings of the lord Buddha, the military would step in like what happened in Thailand and throw everybody out, dissolve parliament and called for snap elections and control until there is stability and transformation of all governing powers by withholding democratic values. But our military is no where close to that of Thailand or any other democracy in the region. Therefore, an example of Thailand or a Zimbabwe will never happen as the entire country is flushed down the toilet by the moada Sinhalaya.

  • 9
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    The best thing former PM, RW to do is going for fresh mandate rather than being adamant that he’s still the PM.

    You lost LG, failed to hold elections on time, attempted to overshadow the head of the state, weak management of economy & the much talked CB bond scam.

    You deceived the president through the 19 amendment to make him politically handicapped.

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      RR:
      He cannot go for fresh elections the only thing he could do is resign. Doing that is giving the Gamarala his wishes on a platter.
      The President has to dissolve parliament and call elections.
      Sri Lanka is really in a crisis. Who is going to bring the next budget? If MR brings it: does he have the vote to pass it? If not the govt will collapse and you can go for fresh elections.

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        Burt

        The horse trading would have started already.
        Keep and eye on Champika, Navin Nayakka, his brother, Hakeem, Trinco Sam, ………….. AKD, …………….

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        Burt

        how did chandrika sack ranil just like sirisena did,and i remember fresh elections were held and UNP was kicked out of government.I think sirisena is copying chandrika.So now that he has sacked ranil,can’t he call for fresh elections just like chandrika did?I was afraid that this was going to happen due to ranil’s due to ranil clinging on to the leadership without allowing an internal democratic process to choose the leader of the party.If that was done sirisena would have been happy to continue with the coalition with UNP.His dislike was of ranil,not the UNP.

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      BURT: If the President wants, Postpone the election and rearrange the mess. chase out many extras.

  • 7
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    I think that the military will take over governance of Sri Lanka very soon.

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      sellam
      NO WAY. There is no need for military to take over. Then foreign forces will land here and the country will be devastated and we will become another West Asian country.
      Jeez. Don’t even think about it.
      MR is a democratic leader. There is no reason to worry.

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      Selkam,

      What have these bloody civilians done for the past 70 years? Nothing.

      This farce called democracy has to stop. There will be fairness only when the army takes over.

      If you have been in an army platoon for even one day you will realize the brotherhood within it.

  • 5
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    Rtd army man, You forgot, Gota is still around.

    Not a big deal Single soldier will cross the line Gota draws.

    Lot of people will be locked up. And keys will be thrown away for life.
    😯 I don’t know why 😱

  • 7
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    Ranil bought only 40 members to the parliament. How come he is the PM. Rani is a Known Scammer of the biggest theft in Sri lanka. He may be second only to Rajapakses. but, UNP gang’s thefts are humongous.

  • 3
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    The 6 ft you talked about awaits you. The Siri (Ladder in Bengali) also awaits your arrival to make the descent easy. Take the Siri with you and go to the 6 ft.

  • 4
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    Sri lankan parliament di dnot stop stealing from the public. I heard Dayasiri Jayasekara Is building a Daham Pasala buildibng to a rural Temple and the allocation Ra 100 Lakhs. but, he gets Rs 30 lakhs out of that. He is going to move to that area leqaving divulapitiya behind. Because people do not know his past and the present. President is aware that Dayasiri Jayasekara is one who got bond scam profits.

  • 3
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    Don’t be fooled people, this is all drama for next presidential and parliamentary elections. This shows howmuch these ‘yahapalana donkeys’ are sacred of next president of Sinahala-Buddhist Sri Lanka- mighty Gota.

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    “Inspector General of Police (IGP) Pujith Jayasundara met with newly oppointed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa a short while ago.

    Former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Joint Opposition members including MP Udaya Gammanpila were also present for the discussion at Rajapaksa‘s residence.”

    LOL

  • 3
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    Protestants whether Tamil or NGOs, Spy agencies inthe embassies governing Sri lanka, they will have a slow down. Already some threaten Sri lanka saying FALIKS WAIT we are Coming. This is the time we should have LTTE saying we will give you eelam, get them.

  • 4
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    Other than India to some extent, no other countries would come forward to save Ranil. He has learned recently his master backkicker art. Almost all countries have received his kicks on th back. Indian reporters were asking if PM Modi instituted this. If that has any value, Ranil is may be now let alone.

  • 8
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    Is this the ‘SWRD legacy’ Pathola Sira was crowing about? Of the many attempts to destroy democracy – 1962 coup, JR, JVP, LTTE, etc., this is the most treasonous one. A man brought to power by a grand coalition of democratic forces in the country as their common candidate to end corruption and despotism, makes a deal with the very same tyrant and appoints him as his PM. This is a very bad precedent indeed. This heinous act by Pathola Sira will go down in history as the death knell to liberalism and democracy in the country.

  • 3
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    Api Okkoma Rajawaru okkkoma ….(We are all kings, we are all subjects, all three Sinhala kingdoms are sons and daughters),
    We’ve all been had,
    We are all a bit cad
    Yet we survive
    ‘Cause we are
    All a bit mad.

  • 2
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    Look at me. I thought I can “retire” and at least start sleeping my full 8 hours instead of 4 hours.
    I see a cloud. It is “my thing” you know, I don’t trust people easily.
    I would like to ask from the Prime Minister (Hon. Mahinda Rajapaksa, of course), do you trust Maithri?
    I am asking this because, don’t you think he could have done this DIFFERENTLY?????
    For an example; he could have appointed you as the PM when Ranil was overseas.
    Then by the time he is back, you may have already assumed duties without any hitch.
    Don’t you think Maithri has surreptitiously given a chance to Ranil to strengthen his position by not appointing you as the PM, WHEN Ranil was overseas, like Chandrika did?
    I feel like this is the second episode of failed No Confidence Motion. I hope he has not taken you for ANOTHER ride.
    I just asked. I am very happy for you. I wish you all the very best from the bottom of my heart.
    If you were asked to show the majority in the Parliament, Mr. PM (MR), I hope you won’t get together with the racist, separatist TNA and BETRAY Sinhalese Buddhists and our Army.
    Same goes with the JVP who were instrumental in bringing in this slave government. They will never be forgiven.
    Ranil was always with the racist, separatist TNA. They are birds of a feather, flock together. But not you. We haven’t come this far to see you coupling with TNA and JVP. Don’t roll a red carpet for them, for God’s sake.
    We, Sinhalese never forgive TNA for demanding a Federal Constitution and also what they did to our Army discrediting them internationally. I hope you remember that.

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      On the FUNNY SIDE, Mr. President, Ranil, Mahinda, TNA, JVP can bring an Impeachment against you, now, don’t you think? :D :D :D :D :D
      In a similar situation, late President Premadasa said to have bribed the Speaker. This time no chance as the current Speaker is an honourable person. Moreover, you cannot dissolve the Parliament.
      Then Mahinda can be the ACTING President. :D
      However, if Ranil challenged Mahinda’s position in the Courts, what will happen? If the Court ruling was in favour of Ranil, he will become the Acting President. NO WAY. This is a too risky business.
      Man, I must stop here. My head is reeling.

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        Champa:
        Are you chewing gum and typing? Your brain does not have the capacity to do two things at the same time and that’s why your head is reeling.

        Mahinda cannot be an “acting” president other than in a movie. The current constitution limits a person to two terms and he has done his two terms.

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          Machang Burt
          Who said he is going to be the President? I CLEARLY said “Acting President.”
          Where does it say Mahinda cannot be the “Acting President?” Show me. :D :D He will be the Acting President for the FIRST TIME.
          Know the difference. President is elected. Acting President is appointed. And according the 19A, if the current President is resigned, as the PM, MR can assume duties as the Acting President and run the country for the REMAINDER of the duration of office of the President.

      • 4
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        Ranil should bring in a motion to impeach the president while challenging MR’s appointment in court.

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        I think now. The FUNNY SIDE is not THAT funny actually.
        India, clearly is against the President, not Ranil.
        Ranil is their pet.
        Modi very recently met representatives of all political parties in Sri Lanka, including Mahinda. Ranil was also overseas, but he didn’t go to India at the time. Ranil went there only recently.
        I thought something was amiss when Modi met all political party hierarchy in one shot, including the Speaker.
        I remember warning the President for India’s unprecedented move.
        If there is any move to remove the President through an impeachment, India will be the happiest.
        I don’t think Ranil will jump to the idea at once. He will first strengthen his base. I wish this had happened differently.
        What MR should remember is, any support to impeach the President will backfire on him as Ranil will never give him a chance once it is done.
        Anyways, I still think there is something hidden here on the part of the President appointing MR as the PM. President’s body language says …

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      champa
      “We, Sinhalese never forgive TNA for demanding a Federal Constitution”

      what is wrong with federal constitution?So many countries a have one don’t they.besides the TNA has stepped down from its pedestal of Eelam and as a result the eelamists abroad are burning effigies of sumantiran and also locally the eelamists are eating into the TNA vote base due to you people not supporting the TNA’s goals..Can you remember when you went after the amirthalingam TULF and got the prabhaharan LTTE by marginalising amirthalingam.Whom would you have preferred at that time?Amir or prabha.Whom would you prefer now sampu or UN.

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    The article about Sirisena blasting U N P , that was published by C T a couple of
    days ago , has vanished ! I couldn’t find it even in the archive . Now MARA and
    SIRA have demonstrated together what they want in the name of POLITICS and
    GOVERNMENT ! RANIL has demonstrated that he is never fit to lead the country !
    What is next ? IS IT A WELL ORCHESTRATED DRAMA BY BOTH MAHINDA AND
    RANIL or Real ? In a real world of politics , THIS IS A ROGUE MOVE ! NO DOUBT
    THE COUNTRY IS HEADING TOWARDS ANARCHY . RANIL AND THE U N P OF
    COWARDS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR GOING FOR A COMMON CANDIDATE !
    SENSITIVE PEOPLE OF THE COUNTRY KNEW SOMETHING IS NOT RIGHT WHEN
    ONE AFTER THE OTHER , MAHINDA AND RANIL FLEW TO INDIA ! WHY ?

  • 4
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    This is not a good development for Lanka. A military coup is now imminent. Lankans should hold general elections and presidential elections and change government and save the fledgling democracy in Lanka,

    And I hope the election will lead to Gotabya becoming the President. The country needs a strong leader.

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      Doesn’t happen here Jay, we are too laid back, we make up as soon as we break up, it is bloody too hot and humid to have good fight.

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      Sri Lanka has tried both leading parties since independence. Countries that were far behind Sri Lanka in all aspects are now far ahead.
      If the military can be disciplined it might not be a bad thing for the country. I cannot believe I said this but the country is in a desperate situation.

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      Jay Chambers

      “A military coup is now imminent.”

      Could you explain us the uninformed, uneducated, unwise, ……………….. untainted how Dr Gota’s government would differ from reign of military junta ?

  • 6
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    Hon RW pls go. You and your aide kicks, Malik, Sagala, Akila et al has destroyed the govt and the UNP. Your pals have destroyed the airline, banks and the bond market.
    Please take all them and go.
    Also at srilankan airlines please take your parachuted Group idiot CEO and his asset selling CTO. You can ask FM to remove the dark hands of Tilan Mano and Cooray who has ruined board of srilankan and demote the over eager uneducated captian who got a chief post.

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    Shameless and Self-respectless Ranil. when he got the PM post unconstitutionally he di dnot complain. Instead he broke opened the Banks. He is still coering along that Trail of $hit.

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    ” The US is following events in #SriLanka. We call on all parties to act in accordance with SL’s constitution, refrain from violence, and follow due process. We expect gov of SL to uphold its Geneva commitments to human rights, reform, accountability, justice, and reconciliation. ”

    US’s twittering on this is not surprising or unexpected. They apparently wanted not to be seen in the border of overdoing.
    Though US has asked to respect the constitution, but has not offered any extra support to UNP, its gollah, whom it seated in power.

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      They are called VAchiparama Mithra. All other times, they rip us and screw us up. MCC/IMF di dnot say anything yet.

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      Mallaiyuran
      US always work underhand. They will never remain neutral.
      The “constitution” part and “follow due process” part, both are for Ranil.
      The second sentence is not in MR’s favour. They will use it to convince others that Ranil should be in power. Anyways, it is not a surprise.
      They haven’t congratulated the new PM either. Ok, too early, may be.
      I am sure they have contacted Ranil already or he may have sought their support. Remember the recent statement by Mike Pence?
      MR has a rough path ahead. But he is strong willed. I wish him all the very best and the Blessings of the Sacred Tooth Relic.

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    Latest news :
    Mahinda sacks My3 as President and appoints himself as President
    Namal is PM – screwing young girsl
    Gota – Defence – responsible for white van
    Basil – Finance minister responsible for family loot

    My3 joins Ranil and screams we are in in charge

    CBK forgotten how to speak in Sinhala so makes a statement in French not the f word

    Modi gives ultimatum that Sri Lanka will be annexed to India and will form the wider Tamil Nadu state , rendering the Sinhalese a minority

    Chinese take over port city/Matara /Hambantota on a 99 year lease.

    Donald Trump screaming these are all fake news but he is the President of Sri Lanka too

    Mahinda also bails out Sanath Jayasyuriya

    Sanagakara happy in the commentary box with Ian Botham and co

    Sampanthan sleeping through all this
    Ranil pressing his suite and choosing his tie for the TV appearance
    Wiggy hoping when Modi annexe sri lanka to Tamil nadu he will be the CM of Sri Lanka state of
    India

    Sinhala modaya racist blames Tamil diaspora and the LTTE rump for all this

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    Great opportunity for Tamils to unite and be the king maker
    Unfortunately Tamil politicians led the garden path yet again
    Wiggy Walking away from TNA and forming his own party, Ananthi Sasithran forming her own party, vijayakala maheswaran’s utterance ewtc etc all enginneered by India
    Tamils never learnt from how Karuna Amman was lured away from LTTE by Ranil by tempting him with prostitutes and liquor and money…
    Tamils are now completely marginalised
    Dont be fooled by firecrackers in the North East celebrating Mahinda as PM
    this is all well organised …while Sampanthan take his afternoon nap

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      Rajesh:
      Tamils should not touch this even with a 10 foot pole. This is a Sinhala Baudha problem. It was the Mahanayakes that were wanting the Rajapaksa’s lit them live with the consequence.
      Give it six months the Sinhalese will be seeing white van as Tamils have never seen in life.

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    An army coup will be the most dangerous outcome of this situation.
    Sri Lanka will never recover.
    I hope it will never happen.

    Where are the Saffron Brigade ?
    What will The Buddha say?

    Sira has only a few months to go into political oblivion.
    Has he been so stampeded by MR, to commit this faux pas ?

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      justice
      There WON’T be any army coup. Sinhalese won’t support it. Besides, it will pave the way for foreign armies to land in Sri Lanka and we will never be able to send them back. Do we want that? Of course, not.

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    putham saranam kachami mahinda saranam kachami
    sangam saranam kachami gotha saranam kachami
    buddan saranam kachami basil saranam kachami
    sangam saranm kachami namal sanam kachami-MY3 SHOUD PRAY LIKE THIS TO SAFE HIS LIFE.and those people like mahidananda-johnston-wimal-gamanpulle-SB-DILAN-must pray LIKE THIS TO GET MINISTER POST.

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    ‏Verified account @MarkFieldUK

    Following today’s developments in #SriLanka closely and with concern. We call for all parties and competent authorities to ensure that the constitution is respected and due political process followed.”

    Hindustan Times:

    ” Sirisena won elections against Rajapakse in 2015 on a platform of economic reform and accountability for atrocities committed during his opponent’s 10-year iron-fisted rule which saw the bloody end of Sri Lanka’s brutal civil war.

    Colombo was on the verge of facing economic sanctions from Western nations over Rajapakse’s human rights record before his government lost office.

    Sirisena’s decision to appoint his former foe prime minister threatens the Indian Ocean island nation with fresh turmoil just as it was trying the emerge from the shadow of the civil war, and the legality of the move is disputed.”

    I was most interested in what India has officially said on this. Indian reporters aroused a suspicion on all Lankawe leaders’ recent visit to Modi on this matter.

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      Mallaiyuran
      I don’t trust India. From time to time they change their stance on our leaders.
      First they were very close to Mahinda. Then they hatched a conspiracy to ousted him using Maithri.
      This is the same game. This time it is against Maithri. They are using Mahinda this time.
      Maithri is cunning. He won’t jump to the trap. He already left a small hitch which I don’t want to say.

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    This fellow must realize he’s a born loser and is not fit to even manage a tea kiosk!
    He should at least at this juncture, step down from his “cloud nine” and give up politics once and for all and perhaps join his “amba yahaluwa” Mangala in dress making for ladies and transvestites!

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