17 November, 2018

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‘If Gota Becomes President, I Will Run The Country’ — Basil

Basil Rajapaksa laid to rest rumors of a rift between himself and his brother Gotabaya Rajapaksa with respect to who would be the presidential candidate of the Sri Lanka Podu Jana Peramuna, saying that it will be former president and their elder brother Mahinda who will nominate the candidate.

Basil

In an interview with the ‘Ada’ newspaper (June 29), Basil said that his primary concern is to defeat this government and it doesn’t matter if it is Gotabaya or anyone else who contests the next presidential election.

‘No one has suffered at the hands of this government as I have. If one of my brothers comes forward I can play a more prominent role. The relationship I have with President Mahinda is the same as the one I have with Gotabaya. We went to school together, we were in the USA together. Since Mahinda and Chamal were older they were a bit distant to us. The truth is that if Gotabaya comes forward it will be I who will run the country since he is new to politics.’

Basil also stated that past mistakes cannot be repeated because they contributed to the defeat of Mahinda Rajapaka.

He revealed that he had come to an understanding with Gotabaya regarding the presidential election. ‘We don’t know who Mahinda will nominate or if either of us would be nominated either. However, there will be no conflict between us. May the gods protect those who envisage such a division.’

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    If Gota becomes President, I will run away from the country. How much will China fund them, this time?

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      DEAR YAHAPALANA PRESIDENT & PM!
      HANG YOURSELVES IN SHAME! How come this KOMIS KAKKA aka BAISL RAJA, who stole Sri Lanka’s wealth so brazenly has so much AUDACITY? Because, you are nothing, but spineless, cut-throat, back-stabbing, ever-so-scheming, cunning, power-hungry, totally untrustworthy, inefficient COWARDS! You let the whole nation down. YOU TOTALLY SQUANDERED THE HISTORIC, GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY THAT FELL INTO YOUR LAP IN JANUARY 2015. YOU USED IT FOR YOUR SELF-SERVING POLITICAL AIMS. All Rajapassa criminals, their kith, kin, cronies, and henchmen are as free as birds. Reading Basil Raja’s statement makes my blood boil. So should yours! KOMIS KAKKA PAR EXCELLENCE talks as if this country belongs to an uneducated, stealing, murdering family from Hambantota. “Defeated Mahinda Mama will appoint some clown to contest the Presidential election and then we will run this much-abused country”. Since when did BEAUTIFUL SRI LANKA become THIS SHAMELESS KOMIS KAKKA’S FEIEFDOM!? Basil Raja is not even qualified to run his own prison ward at Welikada, if ever convicted by our corrupt Judiciary. CHEERS!

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        Ben Hurling – I agree with you for different reasons.
        .
        I read the full article only now (from somewhere else.)
        Yes, this is outrageous. How dare Basil talks like that as if this country is belonging to him? I am fuming too.
        Nobody likes him other than a few in the JO and others who were benefited from him during the period 2010-2015.
        This is the fault of all Wimal’s and other bona fide JO who were with Mahinda since his defeat, for accepting Gotabhaya and Basil who ran away leaving Mahinda.
        The first division in JO was caused by Basil and the second was by Gotabhaya.
        Basil will never let anybody from JO or SLPP to win the Presidential Election. His aim is the General Election as he can never face a Presidential Election and win.
        This talk is more than enough for even Mahinda supporters to not to vote any Rajapaksa from the JO/SLPP as they all anticipated Mahinda to run the country despite his legal hurdle to run for Presidency. I knew this would happen. MR will be forced to retire from politics by Gotabahaya and Basil. Used and discarded. This will break people’s hearts.
        There is no need to elaborate, MR/JO will lose the Presidential election because their own supporters will stay at home refraining from voting.
        Over to you Wimal. You are going to be the biggest loser who initiated Mahinda Sulanga on February 18, 2015 as people who you rallied around Mahinda will break camp.
        Give an alternative to people, Wimal. You have ample time left. That is the only solution. You have to leave Rajapaksas. (I feel sorry for MR, but shall find a way to accommodate him later. We treasure him. Only him.)

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      What many people do not know is that it was the deadly combination of Buddhism, Aryan myth and the Nazism that destroyed the Germany and the Europe during the World War 2 episode. Heinrich Himmler and the inner circle of Adolf Hitler was studying Buddhism and the advent of the expected Maithreya Buddha. Himmler even went on an expedition with some scientists to Tibet in search of the connection between the German Race and Asian Aryan roots as the myth would had it. The Buddhist concert Madame Helena P. Blavatsky wrote many books in the Occult subjects connecting the Buddhist thoughts and Hitler was really interested in the “Secret Doctrine” through which the Master Race concepts. The Govigama Mafia has all the ingredients for such a Nazi system that which is fully finctioning right at this moment under the guise of fake “Democratic, Socialist Republic….”

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      GROBR get ready for the run

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      I think that was a typing error. What basil said was “If Gota becomes president, I will RUIN the country”.

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      If Gotabaya would be the leader, Basil will ruin the country. iF THINGS would go the way now it looks, the masses would give them the chance to loot this nation and and create an another SOMALIA or ZIMBABWE.

      These men and their investigations should be finalized before the next election would be the best to corner these men.

      I have no idea as to why the lanken law bound units wait further.

  • 16
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    Sri Lanka needs a real President, not a “puppet”.

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      Sri Lanka needs a President, not a criminal dictator!

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    Good People of Sri Lanka

    Be careful what you wish for. Gota may have the blessings of the Sangha to go forth and be Our Hitler. But as everyone knows, the real Hitler left his country in ruins, and he committed suicide to escape the consequences.

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      Spring Koha

      “But as everyone knows, the real Hitler left his country in ruins, and he committed suicide to escape the consequences.”

      A recent example of a pint sized dictator in a corner of this island of ours a little islander called Thiruvengadam Velupillai Prabaharan did ruin his part of the land where he claimed his.

      I wonder why you couldn’t remember an example which is close to home. Maybe your age is catching up with you or maybe some unwanted distractions from neighbourhood.

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        Native Vedda
        Apropos Prabaharan, he became a ‘leader’ of his people by default, and he was, in my opinion brave and courageous but misguided. It is well known that he was suspicious of the many who gave him advice, and, having set his goal as winning Eelam for his people, he could never understand or accept a pragmatic solution to avoid the inevitable. His ruthlessness in dealing with any challenge to his leadership was unfortunate, and in the circumstances lost him friends and respect. I would never go so far as to describe Prabaharan a ‘Hitler’. His only crime was to be semi-literate, and not be able to compute the odds against him succeeding in his quest, thereby resulting in his inglorious ending, much misery, and setting back the aspirations of his people by many decades.
        May he Rest in Peace.

        As for me, yes, I am ‘old’, but I hope not cold. By the way, my many Jewish friends tell me that in their culture, growing old is considered a sin.

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      Hitler may need a Himmler too.

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        Barathan ~ “Hitler may need a Himmler too.”
        What about a Goebbels? GL Peiris has appointed himself and is looking for assistants.

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    Do the Rajapakses think that Srilanka belong to them , and they could loot money from poor public and own property as they like, Basil Or Gotabaya has no basic education, even to put in place a vision for the country but they are very clever at robbing money & property

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      Renu, Well, you are absolutely right. Rajapakshas think they own the whole country and even claimed and used it as such. Have we ever heard of anything like that in 1940s and 1950s, ever. Crown land was protected everywhere, even the few feet of margin on either side of a road was safe from encroachjers those dyas. The counrty has now gone to dogs. The dogs I am referring to are the disgusting and despecable politicans that we have inherited for our bad karma. Now I would like you to extend this feeling of disgust to corrupt and greedy polticians and businessmen like Ranil W, malik, kabir, mahendrans, aloysius, maharajas, and the whole gammut of their supporting crooked politicains and misfits that rape our national assets, land and even steal poor citizens pensions and savings. All these bastards think they have the god given right to own the land, the people, their little family assets, the savings. This nature is not confined to Rajapakshas, they all do it these f****ng politicians and their crooked business supporters, ad even the low level criminals that they hire to intimidate the peaceloving citizens in the villages. The country is full of these demons, the same kind that existed in Sri Lanka when Buddha first set his foot in Sri Lanka 2600 years ago as the fable tells us. At least he had a solution those days, but today we dont even have a solution to this menace. We the Sri Lankans therefore live in the hell. A French style revolution led by the army may be the solution, but who is courageous enough to start it I have no idea. CT is a good place to express our frustration and anger. But at the end, we know we are on our own.

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        thrishu

        About a week ago you wanted to be the official b***s carrier to Dr Gota and a few months ago you wanted to throw open your house to him. Why sudden change of –
        heart?

        “A French style revolution led by the army may be the solution, but who is courageous enough to start it I have no idea. “

        Who will liberate the country, Buddhism and Sinhala people from them? Remember we had semi military rule under Dr Gota and CT was banned in Sri Lanka.

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    then Mahinda will go to an Aramaya to meditate or opening Bank accounts in other countries to keep the loot of the family

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    Realistically, Basil and Gota ruling the country as a joint partnership is a splendid prospect! One has the brain and the other the brawn.

    That is much better combination than the backbone-less Maithree-Ranil comedy that is ruining this country, politically, economically and culturally.

    The best wishes of the people of this country are with Gota and Basil, May the Triple Gem bless the two brothers.

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      Good Wisher “May the Triple Gem bless the two brothers.” …what for , best wishes for them to loot the country?

      it is not surprising you didn’t say “May the Triple Gem bless the Sri Lanka.”

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        You idiot! Is your name Rajash or Raj Ass! How can ‘the Sri Lanka’ be blessed without blessing its rulers.

        I can’t help that you have got a Raj ass for a brain! Try standing up to release pressure on it.

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          Hey guys, look at this reply of the man who wished for Blessings of Triple Gem to Gotabhaya and Basil!!!!! These are the people who ruin Buddhism. No Metta and Karuna to others. Only for selected people.

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            Hey Chimpa, take your triple gem and shove it up you know where.

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              Mate from Scarborough,
              You seem to be very good at shoving things up your’s.. you know what…..
              We are blessed to have rulers as well as well as supporters of such talent to give our Inhabitants Yahapalanaya….

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                Sumanaya, thanks for your lovely words of wisdom.

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          “How can ‘the Sri Lanka’ be blessed without blessing its rulers.”

          now we know why the country is in such a state….

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      Good Wisher

      “Realistically, Basil and Gota ruling the country as a joint partnership is a splendid prospect! One has the brain and the other the brawn.”

      I think its a good idea.
      One will clean the treasury while the other one will cleanse the island of humans.
      Hope Buddha visits this island once again rids the demons.

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        Thank you for using this opportunity also to spread your anti-Buddhist hymie message.

        Nothing will prevent your impending rotting in hell. Not long to go, you know it.

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      Good Wisher
      What a pathetic comment.
      They will be cowards dancing to the tune of the US. Even this article is proof how far Basil is ready to go if he gets the power. They both are already terrorizing the police, army, judiciary, legal, some media and all law abiding citizens.
      I don’t believe a word Keshap said and the word that goes around US won’t let Gotabhaya to renounce his citizenship.
      .
      US will utilize this golden opportunity to the fullest to renounce Gotabhaya’s citizenship WITH CONDITIONS like;
      – MR should never be the PM,
      – Agree to sign another Acquisition and Cross-Servicing Agreement (ACSA) for 20 years, may be. He had already signed one for 10 years 2007-2017. Our “pet-marionette” had more guts than Gotabhaya to turn down a request from the US to renew it for another 5 years in 2017.
      – Establishing an American Base in Delft island. (America’s next Diego Garcia, in Wimal’s words.)
      – Leasing Trinco Harbour to US. (Keshap’s dream will come true.)
      – To use Southern sea to conduct US marine exercises on regular basis to minimize Chinese activities there.
      – Allowing US to revamp Mattala “ghost” airport.
      – I can list about 5 more in addition to list of people from whom he will take revenge. (I was shocked to learn that Gotabhaya dug a large canal across Ven. Gnanasara Thero’s temple premises as a revenge against Thero for supporting SF in 2010.
      .
      In his thirst for power, Gotabhaya will agree to ALL conditions without even letting anybody know. People came to know about the ACSA he signed only at its expiry. He was shrewd.
      No one in his right mind can support Gotabhya’s bid for Presidency.
      No matter how much I love Wimal/Mahinda, there is no way I support any attempt to go back to 2010-2015.

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      Realistically speaking, you’re a clown.

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    Basil,
    It is good that you made it clear that this country will be run by Two Americans and it is again a family dictatorship. You also accepted the fact that you are worried about your family income, not with people welfare. If you are really a patriot of this land you and your brother should have thrown away your US citizenship when you both took over ministerial posts.Even now it is not too late. Will you both give up your US citizenship now? People are well aware of your motive. We are not prepared to fooled by your drama again.

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    Oh yes, when Gota becomes President, we brothers, sons, near and extended families would royally loot the country for good. The suckers are egarlly waiting for it with their henchmen. Oh dear, God must save SL from these blood suckers.

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    Kathirgamar fooled Western countries and became the cause of SLMM removal. We will work with those countries to make understand what Kathirgamar did. Anybody see what Ranil got done by Mahendran with one year employment contract will well understand lot about what Chandrika did using Kathirgamar.

    American Ambassador has repeated to NPC CM, CV of what he said in Colombo. “America quitting UNHRC doesn’t mean it will ignore the Resolution 30/1. Old Brother Prince is a US citizen. He has to fulfill his duties before he can have repudiated that Citizenship.

    May the gods protect those who envisage such a division.’
    God may excuse these foul mouthed idiots too.

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    As if Sri Lankans got a Choice ,huh.

    The minorities made possible the impossible , People were Shocked when MR lost ,devil and God are not synonymous.

    However a known devil would have been better than a confused devil .

    This Country no matter what ,rightfully in a way belongs to Rajapakshes.

    They won the war after all , let them mortgage it to China for 99. Years , we need at least 40 to 50 years to mature and grow up and it’s good to have a new population too ,it will increase Buddhism instantly ,like killing two birds with one stone.

    And Chinese are hard working people they will develop the country.

    We will have good night life too ,good spas ,good Casinos ,lot of Jobs which locals like to do ,not much physical hardship.

    We can also import all pur food from China.

    I am more than certain Basil will do a good hob on the economy and he will be a good PR to the Minorities.

    Can get hold of the Camel herds to come and bust their petrol dollars here then .

    Can divert them from Thailand and Myanmar to Colombo .Mr.Miracle lxxx
    Axxxxx Wxxxxx ,will be happy with full service ,

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    access ,the eternal Access ,No matter who is in Control ,CBK ,MR , My3, RW or holly baba black sheep.

    He is in full access .
    Access hail your kingdom cometh and we perisheth
    Access brings Halal Mustapa from Singapore to plug in the economy with ching ,ching noor ,china harbour cxxtpany soon,we get bang ,bang .

    We the obedient citizens & prostrating slaves of all our High &mighty political Gods , we willingly obey you ,no matter who ,please sell our mother Lanka and we are willing to starve ourselves ,our children ,we will send our village girls to Arabia and you can have the dollars too , you ,your families and close beloved friends must enjoy life ,after 2020 ,please be fare and hand it over to Rajas ,let them enjoy for five years ,you can give the silera coins to JVP and TNL .. Hip hip hurray ,what brilliant strategists lankys are. .

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    @NV ,ha ha ha , you are unbeatable in good humor

    Good no one knows your true ID or you will suffer Like me.

    Most Lankans are not mature enough to handle good humor .

    They get very offended ,to an extend to kill .lol

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    There is a Sri lankan whistle blower waiting in Russia boarders to blow as soon as the new projects begin .

    Already some buggers must be packing their bags

    Money laundering going to happen big time now.
    Goal Kulies get ready for the job with yr red pps

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    I saw a news item where it says Gotabhaya is conducting seminars for villagers with Dr. Palitha Kohona and Dr. Godahewa (I don’t remember his first name.) I couldn’t suppress a smile. No offence but what can villagers do with those who have Doctorates? I don’t see any difference between them and Ranil/his top Ministers. They all are Kalu Suddas including Gotabhaya. 82% of the population in Sri Lanka is concentrated in villages. What villagers need is a genuine village man like Mahinda who could feel their pulse. Someone whose warmth is felt by villagers.
    There was a joke about Ranil, a long time ago. When going rounds on canvassing in villages Ranil had visited a small house with coconut palm thatched-roof. When a woman came out of the house, he had asked “Hello Mrs. Ranmenika, ko Mr. Ranmenika, kumburata gihillada?” The woman has replied “Muk kivva Mahattayaa?”

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    Basil is a man enough to run the country in a Buddhist way : eliminating the Muslims and Christians. They are illegal immigrants in our mother land.

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      Basil is a legal emirant of US leaving his motherland. 15% is enough for him to change from Buddhism to Christianity.

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        Ajith, another 15% will convert him not only to Christianity, but he will become the Bishop of Sri Lanka for the Anglican ministry. Basil the dirty crook will do anything for money.

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    Does anyone know anything about Ratmalana Airport being leased to China harbour company for 99 years ?

    They have started expansion work they say ?

    At the end of 2025 ,A 5000,000 Chinese citizen influx into Sri Lanka legally is anticipated ,mostly rich who will be buying into The luxury Condominiums .anyway of Verifying the above ,??
    Sri Lanka may become like Indonesia in the future.

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      Chocolate Sandwich
      Yahapalanaya government is busy in privatizing transport sector citing revamping.
      But is this true? Ratmalana airport has been leased to China Harbour Co.???? How did they get the Cabinet approval????
      What is your source? Is it credible?
      Mr. former President, I think you should discipline your camp and tell them to pay more attention to matters that are detrimental to the country than talking about mundane affairs. Their motivation is zero now (except Wimal’s seminars on 20A.) Isn’t that why people elected them to Parliament?

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    Basil and Gota are US citizens. The speculation was for fun but it was fun alright!

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    China may pay Muslim Ministers to get rid of half the population like Myanmar to make space for Chinese Expats .

    Muslim Ministers and ,weera’s lapdog mouths were shut during Kandy Muslims genocide & ethnic cleansing by
    Ajith and Prasad recently by receiving millions from.China ,there isxa wide rumour and the cash transfer was done by a infamous monk…

    There is a rumour that there was an ex Employee of a minister involved in the past Eastern Province genocide and ethnic cleansing of Sri Lanka Rohingyas (Aka moors)

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    Ranil Crook has said he needs to save the country. Some may think Ranil is in a concealed or disguised operation of saving the Old Royals. In reality it is not. Ranil, from the very start, treated Old Royal as the country. So his only object was openly saves Old Royals. He asked Old King in parliament if he wants Ranil to save him from Kathirgamar’s murder. He and World’s greatest liar Mangala introduced Finance Acts to protect the $18B. Otherwise, after a scandalous report like the NYT one had come out, will this uneducated rowdy threaten in a public statement the reporters as they are splitting his family and they are not safe? If no media in Lankawe has courage, NYT has to sue this guy in US for that kind of threats.

    I wonder what that Mahinda Un- Deshapriya is doing. Can somebody buy a NYT and pass to him and ask him what he thinks of that story, which had taken place under his administration. Will the Mahinda Un- Deshapriya resign his job not having his job done properly?

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    If MR comes to power the coonies like Kshanika /Kumara Hirimburegama will run riot in the universities and no one be able to protect our higher education. Kshanika/Kumara themselves are nothing but thugs. We know the personal hardship the couple caused to her own elder sister ,disabled and in the own parent home. How much this poor lady suffered and came regularly to the gangaramaya temple to pray for her protection. The vile couple ruthlessly destroyed the sister and her family. The citizens will be no exception.

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      Gunadasa
      Do you think you know all the facts to make such outrageous accusations?

      Are you aware how much this lady’s health issues were supported? Do you know how many financial assistance was given to her?

      I personally know the family and am aware of the full facts.
      Please do not make vile, false and disgraceful accusations without knowing the facts.

      May you have the good sense to post comments without resorting to deliberate character assassinations in future.

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        A defamation case should be brought against you for these false and defamatory statements made on social media.

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      i do not now why ‘gunadasa’ is so concerned about the disabled
      sister. main reason i see is this ‘Gunadasa’ s hatred towards
      Hiriburegama couple.

      ha ha i think ‘Gunadasa’ is identified.

  • 0
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    We must give a chance to UNP next time, but not to RANIL. MY3 made and still making sure there is no chance for UPFA, let alone himself.

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