19 September, 2018

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JHU Sounds Warning Note At Senior Coalition Partners

The Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) expressed disappointment at the manner in which senior partners of the coalition it is a member of has responded to the results of the recently concluded local government elections. The party also warned that if serious steps are not taken to rectify the errors that in part led to the disappointing election result, the JHU would come out with its own action plan to put things back on track shortly.

Champika, the JHU leader

The JHU stated that it was necessary and expected that radical structural changes be effected following the defeat and observed that nothing of the sort had happened so far.

The reference clearly was the the political shadow-boxing between the major partners of the National Government (UNP and SLFP) which had contested separately, with each trying to go solo and form a new government. It was also a clear allusion to the cabinet reshuffle that was much talked about but didn’t really materialize with the ministers belonging to the SLFP-led coalition (UPFA) retaining their portfolios as did the vast majority of the UNP ministers. The changes that were effected are widely seen as cosmetic.

President Maithripala Sirisena, while stating that a reshuffle of portfolios currently held by UPFA members would take place within the next two weeks, has hinted that he may move around the institutions under the various ministerial subjects. He has also asked for one month to sort out the current uncertainty in the government.

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    Hela Karumaya MPs are also partners and approvals of Central Bank and Highway constructions robberies.

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      Chutta

      Is he preparing to jump ships?

      Did his great grandfather invent the number Zero?

      According to him his Sinhala Language is the oldest language, older than Hebrew. Is it true?

      What does Hela in his party name mean to him, his supporters ….. and ordinary people given that Munidasa Cumaratunga gave up his The Hela movement long time ago along with his attempt at purifying the Sinhala Language?

      Do you know what happened to Sandeep Gunawardena, who was hit by this public racist’s car?

      Please let me know what has been happening around him.

      Did he account for all his assets just before the Parliamentary elections in 2015?

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    Yeah, some “radical changes” is needed from the grass root level FIRST as the President has limited powers in appointing the Cabinet according to 19th Amendment which received ultra support from the entire Parliament at the time. Only one MP opposed to it.
    In the Unity Government, as the party Chairman of the SLFP, the President can decide his Ministers only. From UNP’s side it should be Ranil as the leader of the party.
    There are some simple measures to be taken by the President side.
    He should make sure to have corruption-free members in LG bodies and take stern SWIFT action against culprits, if any.
    He can further introduce a participatory work methods with the community to his members as against single contributions or work according to salaries.
    LG members should be trained to go above and beyond their working capacity and walk the extra mile in providing their services to the masses. (Wimal and his NFF are already following this. This is nothing new to them. He has good people at grass root level.)

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      Let Hotu Phottuwa be jubilant and keep on criticizing everything and some other parties whose sun has already set, to continue empty talk.
      There are people like me who would like to see taxpayers hard earned money paid to these LG members are fully worth. We should make them pull their socks up this time.
      And we heartily welcome the proposal for LG members working without pay the rest of the 9 months given the unimaginably unbearable high cost to public in maintaining unjustifiably increased number of LG bodies and their 8600 odd members according to the new LG Act.
      .
      As the number of LG members have gone up irrespective of public protest, I propose to find a way to reduce the number of Members of Parliament at the next election in 2020. The number should be 150 only, not more than that.

  • 7
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    They have no where to go and Nobody bothered where they stand now . Few avaricious monks are still with them though . Champika has sold out the Sihala urumaya which was started by patriot Snr Attorney S.L. Gunasekara . His long term goal is to conquer the UNP. Of course he is in a better position when compared to other UNP nincompoops . But sadly he supports the proposed constitution. Probably he has hidden the book he authored in 2002 ” Al Jihad AlQwaida “

  • 3
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    JHU did this to mahinda also when they were in government.They gave certain proposals but mahinda told them to go fly a kite.Big mistake.If he had got their 500000 votes he may have made it.

    Now they are doing it to the current government too.If sirisena and ranil don’t take on board any reasonable reforms that they want then they will make the same mistake as mahinda did.

    If mahinda get s the JHU vote,then from his current 45% it will take him to 48%.Then he could woo thondaman and get nearly the 50% he needs.Thonda and the other indian tamil politicians like digambaram cannot stand the sight of each other and they both can’t work in the same govt.

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      shankar
      I don’t think Sinhalese like bargaining and blackmailing politics anymore. We have that experience for 7 decades already. The dire situation of our country even after 70 years is a living example of bargaining and blackmailing politics while some other countries which were poorer than us 50 years ago have seen surprising progress. There is no way we go along with it AGAIN.

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        champa

        when JHU gave the ultimatum to mahinda,they were not blackmailing him.It was not for their personal benefit they did it.The 12 or so demands were reforms they wanted him to make for the country,which he refused to do.Even weerawansa made some proposals saying that war victory was not enough to win the elections,which were also rejected by mahinda.The fatheaded mahinda thought war victory is enough.Now it seems that the JHU has got fed up with this govt too.

  • 5
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    JHU were deckhands in the MS/RW ship. Ranawaka is getting ready to abandon ship and swim with the rats.

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    JHU: Why you did not WARN both the President and Prime Minister on their failure to appear in response to summons issued (as witnesses) in the the case filed against Mr. Tissa Attanyake for having given publicity to a “Fraudulent” document with “Forged” signatures of the two witnesses? This is not the first time both have “disregarded” the summons. On 26th the Judge warned that this “Defendant” – Mr Tissa Attanayke cannot continue to be a “Defendant” any more, if the main witnesses are not responding to summons. We know what their plans are , as indicated in the Judge’s remarks. You never learn to do things in a correct and a simple way according to common sense. People know it; but you don’t know it.

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    Sarath De alwis: YOu said that you got a Free Lap top from the previous govt. How much was worth it. So, you kept quait. IT looks th men who instigated the bond scam now saying Ukkiyo, Ukkiyo and nothing else did not give you any money. I heard This time around the new horu team has given money. It looks you di dnot get money. anyway, where is the RESPONSIBILITY FROM MEDIA ? they are part of every thing.

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    champika Ranawaka’s ministry is also ahndling the mega police development of Mahanurawa. Now Kiriella Also is doing the same thing. IT is like Garbage handling of colombo was done by so many but nothing happened.

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    Champika Ranawaka warning ~ “…………..the JHU would come out with its own action plan to put things back on track shortly…………’.
    What about your plan to clean up JHU?
    The first MP of Buddhist monks only JHU was Aparekke Punnananda Thero. On 18 March 2011 he pleaded guilty to abusing novice underage monks.
    Ranawaka picked up JHU. Aparekke Punnananda Thero is on bail. Have you got any ‘action plan’ Ranawakka?

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  • 0
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    JHU needs to address it’s own huge defeat rather than preaching to others.

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      Hela

      Champika was a close ally of Dr Mahinda through thick and thin, and was reponsible for winning the war and de-merger of North East Provincial Council with the huge help from former Chief justice Sarath N Silva.
      He was as the minister in charge for building and commissioning Lakvijaya Power Station with huge support from Chinese Contractor. You know the story.
      He was an ideologue of the JVP. He is one of you.

      You should give him due respect.

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        Stupid tamil Vedda
        Is that the reason why he is part of Yahapalana govt? Is that why Tamils like you support him.

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    Good heavens. JHU warns that it would come out with its action plans. All the other parties better run for cover. A day dreaming political write off can’t even hide his shame. He should have the guts to hold a public meeting and he will realise how popular he is, and that he is an absolute write off. Before anything this traitor should be taught a political lesson to remember.

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      Horikadaya: Champika’s first Ministry was Environment Did he clean the garbage dumps? No? Did he make money out of it? Ask him..

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    What is need to be done almost immediately is for MPS who are at retirement age to gracefully step down and retire or take the bench of mentor ministers.

    The next step should be to allocate Ministerial portfolios to all members (if possible) by limiting the portfolios to not more than one each ,(it is impossible to concentrate and do a perfect job for one man holding many.)

    If The President and PM have a right set of mind they will implement the above suggestion & also have deputy PM from the SLFP.

    I now some how see the two leaders moving slowly towards the right direction ,The support of The JHU is vital and Champika has so far shown sincerity and has a good future vision.

  • 0
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    It is not merely shuffling the pack of cards that matter. Pick the right guy for the right job. Get closer to the people and get to know their aspirations. Above all BE WITH THE PEOPLE.

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    Horikadaya: Champika’s first Ministry was Environment Did he clean the garbage dumps? No? Did he make money out of it? Ask him..

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