22 October, 2017

Live Telecast Of 2017 May Day Rallies

Live telecast of Campbell Park May Day rally organised by the United National Party (UNP)


Live telecast of Gatambe May Day rally organised by the Sri Lanka Freedom Partly (SLFP)


Live telecast of BRC ground May Day rally organised by the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP)

Live telecast of Galle Face May Day rally organised by the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna/ Rajapaksa camp (Joint Opposition) 

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  • 9
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    thankyou

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      Where are the arial photographs enable us to compare the crowds with JO rally

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    After the enormous show of strength by the JO, Ranil must be wanting to have a snap election with the desperate hope of scoring whilst the SLFP is still divided, whilst Sira must be shitting in his pants at the thought of facing MR in an election! LOL!!!

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      words

      “After the enormous show of strength by the JO”

      What is JO?

      “whilst Sira must be shitting in his pants at the thought of facing MR in an election! LOL!!!”

      The presidential election was held on 8 January 2015 just over 2 years and 3 months. Sirisena has another 3 years and 9 months. Even if he s***s in his pants every morning would that make any difference to the office of president?

      Why are you sitting on your brain and standing on your head?

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        2 years and 9 months….19th amendment limited the presidential term to 5 years..

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          sach

          Thanks

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        MAY-DAY , MAY-DAY, MAY-DAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!

        Sri lanka is getting crushed by Two Big Bullies named India and China and world’s Big police men are just laughing???????????????.

        MAY-DAY , MAY-DAY, MAY-DAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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          JULAMPITIYE AMARAYA

          If you don’t treat your family well neighbours and strangers grope your women folks.

          “Sri lanka is getting crushed by Two Big Bullies named India and China”

          This country is being motivated not by vision, aspiration and progress but by paranoia.

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        JO means a Joint that NV indulges in when he wants to dream!

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      The gospel according to a J.O. troll LOL.

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      “enormous show of strength by the JO”

      The strength was due to a bottle of Gal-Arrak and a packet of buriyani. Many came dreaming of Arrak & buriyani but did not get as promised.

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      The Rajapakshes and the Joint Opposition were only concerned about getting down crowds at any cost to show they are stronger than all others. Most of the people who were brought in buses and dropped at the Galle Face from faraway places were paid. They are not genuine supporters. If the UNP or the SLFP had paid them, they would have gone there.

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      Official Opposition & Mr. Sambanthan have abandoned its’ duty-bound role towards the people of Sri Lanka.

      We never hear from them about anything. Where are they?

      They are not there to give voice to the people of this country in their grievances against “Yahapalanaya” short-comings.

      JO clowns, thieves & thugs are fully exploiting that vaccum. SAD!

      Cheers!

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    May day is supposedto be a day for workers from eo rt LD over .in SL it has become a political show of force. All organizersmmustbe jjailedfor iinconveniencingthe public…1st cater to the ppublic’stransportation needs before hiring out buses for these thsmasas . sad stateof affairs…

    Sigh..

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    Sira lost
    Winners? RANIL and MR with much bigger rallies.

    Sira tried with free train rides and government incentives. But Ganja Dumi with no credibility and no personality except being his father’s son and except for his hate of MR because MR fired his Dad cannot bring a crowd to the TINY Getambe grounds.

    Biggest Winner? RANIL
    Second place? MR
    LOSER? SIRISENA and Ganja Dumi and CBK anti and other pingonas of the SLFP turncourts

    Result of early election? UNP wins; JO second and Haal Hora wing of SLFP a dead LAST while TNA will score more than Haal Hora’s SLFP

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      It should be MR first considering the fact that MS & RW had the backing of the govt machinery at their disposal being in govt.

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    What is wrong with the JVP Rally video. Cannot it be corrected.

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    Dr Batalanda Ranil is still dreaming of Volks Wagons. What a pathetic figure ,

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      KASmaalam K A Sumanasekera

      “Dr Batalanda Ranil is still dreaming of Volks Wagons. What a pathetic figure”

      Therefore, you must consider buying him a Volks Wagons. Can’t you afford one?

      Since Ranil is determined to save Mahinda and his clan, you should advise clan chief to pay for it.

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        Therefore, you must consider buying him a Volks Wagons. Can’t you afford one?

        a volks wagons?

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      That whole crew is pathetic.. People are finally seeing them for the IDIOTS they are

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        words

        ” That whole crew is pathetic.. People are finally seeing them for the IDIOTS they are”

        Is that why people went to see MR and his clowns?

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    Sizes of the grounds:
    Galle Face: 18.4 Acres
    Cambel Park: 3.7 Acres
    Gatambe grounds: 2.4 Acres.
    The JO’s rally is probably the last wake up call for this government. If Ranil and Maitree don’t wake up now they will be no future for them in Sri Lanka.

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      You have got is upside down it wont be Ranil and Maithree who dont have a future it would be the entire nation under the most vile scoundrel ever to come to power. But then again your concern is not for the country but for the yearning for a come back which is quite unlikely.

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    Must acknowledge that there was a bigger crowd at the JO Rally than others’

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    It is very fishy here. It looks UNP mayday was a failure.

    Anyway, May day is for workers and not for politicalparties. Voters are dumb.

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      Did you not vote, if you voted it makes you dumb according to your logic. If you did not vote it makes you unpatriotic who does not exercise his civic duty. either way you are dumb monk-ey

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      This is what Trump said about his inauguration: it had more crowd than other president. at the end of the day, it is not fact. just alternative fact.

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    It looks Jackal Opposition May day Rally also was crap. they have got people from all over the island to fill the grounds.

    Anyway, Jackal Opposition wants to raise black flags when Modi comes. that is cheap politics by losers.

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      May I remind you the jackal opposition you claim who are involved in cheap politics are composed of only Sinhala Budhists

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      That was the challenge. They successfully faced it. Does by what means matter!

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    We have being to watch that closed to more than million of people gather in Galle face Green which was organized by United Oppositions led by Ex=President Mahinada Rajapakasa.

    MR has United country and back to the nation whole Island by the RULE of Democracy for every nook and corner an Island. That is why right thinking Sinhalese Tamil and Muslim are behind MR and his alliances.
    That is aspiration of People of all Sri Lankans

    No doubt majority people of Sri Lankan are with United Opposition led by MR .
    MR is masses puller; than UNP Ranil W…..(Primer) and MS -President in are Not that leaders of Masses by using all power of state in desk in front of Galle face Green even they cannot attracted masses for May Day >
    That is fact nobody can denied.

    Needleless to say she has Lost old political history of character of CBK being a Neo-federalist of SLFP cannot reached even their door-step to MR SLFP credentials?

    CBK lost all People’s blessing once and for all?
    CBK having only Tamils federalist blessing back by TNA, Tamil Diasporas and Dentalist of Rajith Senarathna!!!

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    The “Biggest Crowd” thronged to Galle Face. For what? To see the “Chief and his “Team” of robbers of Public property. There was a crowd at Camble Grounds. For what? To see the present day “Chief” and his “Team” of robbers of the Peoples Treasury – the Central Bank and the workers savings named EPF. There was another crowd at Gatambe in Kandy. For what? To see the “Dawdler President” and his “Team”. Another crowd gathered at BRC grounds. For what? To see the “Chief” and his Team promising to chase the “Crooks” and establish a “Workers Domain”. The question now is: Who will survive the struggle for power and win? Still the day belongs to “Crooks” and “Master Robbers”. The WORKERS were kept outside a fair distance from the stage where those “Crooks” and “Robbers” were seated and made to stand behind the barricaded fences. From that distance, Long Live the Solidarity of the Workers. This will be counted as another “Annual Celebration” of WORKERS MAY DAY in Sri Lanka.

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      Therefore, you must consider buying him a Volks Wagons. Can’t you afford one?

      a volks wagons?

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      JO means a Joint that NV indulges in when he wants to dream!

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      Robbers of public money were at Campbell park.
      Remember the great Central Bank robbery!!

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        NAK

        “Robbers of public money were at Campbell park.”

        More people went to Galle Face Green to see the robbers too.

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    Joint Comedians don’t have party jet. They are running on the SLFP Taxi. To their SLPP, somebody has to put some gas. If one had introduced on the stage GLP as their party leader, the entire crowd would retuned without even picking their sip of arrack and the Biryani Parcel. These guys are showing the SLFP crowd and making us fool to believe it is SLPP crowd. In fact the credit of inventing this in neat and clean manner goes to Jaffna. When you visit view the bride they show the younger, beautiful Nagi, but on the wedding day they make the ugly, older akki to sit the on stage. Poor GLP and Poor SLPP.

    We like to repeat what we wrote here earlier, but after seeing this crowd we would like to bold it this time. “Prof. Kumar David wrote that New King is missing a part on the upper body and Ranil missing a part on the lower body. But the Joint Comedy Club is missing both”.

    They are telling us they want Local government election. Nobody did know that they won the votes in South for EP election? They can win the Local government election. But who won That EP the election? Are they ready to face an EP election with Muslim, Tamils and UNP votes like last election? If UNP and SLFP stick together, they never can dream to any power.

    It is said UNP had 65,000; SLFP had 60,000 and Joint Comedy not even 100,000. Remember this is complete ignoring North and East. If you put together, SLFP, UNP, TNA is 175,000. Comedy Club is only 90,000. How this is going to work out on National level?

    New King will not lose election by splitting from UNP and he goes to UN electric Chair.

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    Dr Ranil of Batalanda fame, boasted that he will eliminate any opposition to his Government’s Plans to change the Constitution , privatize the Economy and give the Tamils a Federal Eelaam.

    Dr Ranil has promised to appoint the Six Star General ( Sergent Shulz) as the OIC of a special Riot Squad made up of all three Forces.

    Can Sergent Schulz deliver the goods to Dr Batalanda Ranil.

    After watching the Galle Face Rally Live I have my grave doubts whether the brave soldiers who defeated Tamil Terrorists to liberate the nation , will fire on their mums , dads , uncles aunts and fellow village mates to keep Dr Batalanda Ranil in power with his big ass rouges, who robbed the nation blind in just two years of Yahapalanaya.

    And brought the Economy on its knees.

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      KASmaalam K A Sumanasekera

      “Dr Ranil of Batalanda fame, boasted that he will eliminate any opposition to his Government’s Plans to change the Constitution , privatize the Economy and give the Tamils a Federal Eelaam.”

      Did he really say all three? It is Dayan’s responsibility to stop these political actions happening “by any means necessary”.

      Is Dayan planning a Srikotha Mandiraya Putsch?

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      STF soldier fires at Sirikotha emblem!
      That is a first and show of anger of the security forces?

      If the crowd marched yesterday towards Janadhipathi Madura, We would have seen a revolution!

      Bring in the elections and let peoples will prevail!

      Bullshitting is over for the gonpalane! they are walking on thin ice, the last thing they can do is to try to arrest Mahinda or Gota!

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        srinathan gunaratnam

        “STF soldier fires at Sirikotha emblem! That is a first and show of anger of the security forces?”

        So you too agree with Dayan that STF soldier was using “any means necessary” to express MR’s anger?

        “Bring in the elections and let peoples will prevail!”

        The country faced two elections under less than 2 years and 3 months.

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          The country faced two elections under less than 2 years and 3 months.

          Id did not take two years for this bank to let the greatest robbery of SL happen under this govt.

          And the ridiculous attempt to cover up a clean Mahendran bond company!

          Setting up Mendis distillary and a news paper from the proceedings of crime!

          Is this the cherry on cake of this govt!

          So we need elections more than ever, We cannot let this continue for another two years,can we?

          Sorry native, Peelam project again going back to the back!

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            srinathan gunaratnam

            ” Sorry native, Peelam project again going back to the back!”

            As far as Hindians were concerned there has never been real Peelam project. The imaginary Peelam project fanned Sinhala/Buddhist paranoia and in turn drained the resources and added to foregone development.

            Now it seems the Sinhala/Buddhist state is begging for resources to repay huge loans most of it were borrowed to fill pockets of Clan and cronies.

            Peelam project was dead on arrival in 1976.

            Stupid man, the peelam project served many crooked politicians well, for example MR, GR, BR, ……

            When are you going to start using your brain, if you have one?

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              NV local government elections have been postponed for more than two years.

              That is a little less than two years and three months!

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              “Stupid man, the peelam project served many crooked politicians well, for example MR, GR, BR, ……”

              The greatest beneficiary of the peelam project is none other than Dr.Batalanda. By design or coincidence,It even paved the way for him to rise to the party leadership!

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          NV local government elections have been postponed for more than two years.

          That is a little less than two years and three months!

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          Dear NV,

          The vote on the 8th of Jan, 2015 was a meaningful one. But the Parliamentary Vote that followed (was it in August 2015?) was not one where we had a genuine choice.

          And many of the promises made at the time of the Presidential Elections have been forgotten by our “Rulers” – especially the UNP section.

          Defeated candidates like S.B. Dissanayake should never have been allowed in to Parliament. I’ve already forgotten the details now; the reason why I’m not checking is because I want to be myself: a guy who is fallible. Any Maithri supporter contesting from the SLFP was sure to be defeated after Mahinda Rajapaksa was allowed to be the de facto leader of the SLFP. Obviously, S.B.D, Kalu Soysa, Nimal Siripala, and Dilan Perera shouldn’t have been allowed to confuse us, by the SLFP nominating them (if that is what happened!) as Maithri candidates.

          In this country the voters are forced to focus on the personalities of the politicians all the time. Policies don’t seem to matter, and corruption thrives.

          We do need these Local Government elections to clear the air.

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    MAY-DAY , MAY-DAY, MAY-DAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Sri lanka is getting crushed by Two Big Bullies named India and China and world’s Big police men are just laughing???????????????.

    MAY-DAY , MAY-DAY, MAY-DAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    JULAMPITIYE AMARAYA
    May 2, 2017 at 10:05 am
    Reply

    Sri Lanka is Bullying Two Giants

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    Can feel the pain of the sore losers from yesterday and ex-LTTE’er on this page today ! :))))

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    words

    “Can feel the pain of the sore losers from yesterday and ex-LTTE’er on this page today ! :))))”

    Have they been playing “Elle” yesterday to win or lose?

    How did each fare? Who umpired the games.

    Was it a non contact game, distance between teams seem many miles.

    What were the ground rules?

    If you cannot find words to respond please ignore.

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    The policies of UNP and SLFP are different and they will never see eye to eye. If we are to progress one party should take the mantel and govern the country. Ranil is too hasty and not transparent enough! Transparency is very important to eliminate misunderstandings. There are very few parliamentarians who we can look up to as most of them are utterly corrupt! If we are to progress then we also have to minimize corruption!

    Why did MR get such a large crowd? Its because he brought peace to the country and did major development that can be seen by everyone and up to date no one has proved that MR has robbed! I am not in any way saying that MR has not robbed!!!!

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      Ranil organized the Galle Face Party. When he was involved in that arrangements, SLFPyers protested. New King said it was not Ranil, but he was responsible of organizing this party in Gall Face. They two had the buses arranged too. So this crowd constitutes a part of SLFP too and UNP and SLFP wanted this crowd to show up to Galle Face.

      They two want the Old King go on his own way and issue threats to UNHRC, EU and India so Ranil and New King can peacefully milk from Chinese projects. They know, when he was working with China, India was not able to get any info out of him. Now India wants to know where the Lankawe is going. UNHRC is coming back in two years. Two weeks more to EU decide on GSP+. Ranil and New King wanted to have a crowd like this gather in Galle Face to move their pawns in International deals.

      Problem is Joint Comedies always lacked testosterone generators. They don’t have the gut to go alone. They just hang on to SLFP and issue threats. Party leadership will not come to Old King unless he wins the election. He was more visible to the crowd in 2015 election than this. He lost the election. He lost in 2005 and 2015. UNP and SLFP will use him until next election.

      It is only ABC to New King to win EP election again if Ranil wants to support him again. TNA’s voted is guaranteed. Hakeem will watch at the last week before the election. In New king has reasonable support, he will stay with Yahapalanaya.

      By Now Sampanthar might have realized that his Secret Solution is now not even in the air. It had left the air. But Sumanthiran still swinging his magic band.

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    Let us that Indians republic of Modi’s of Primer back by RAW of India has to realized that occupation and re-colonization Sri Lankan by Indian Big Companies vested interest will be doom to fail.

    The Galle face Green that sitting of millions of masses are protest of Indian intervention during visit of Modi’s-BJP politics by religion Hindu extremism of RSS politics are NOT that Democracy of World.

    The ongoing the politics of “Monsoon-democracy” of Indian are currently merge with USA hegemonies vested Interest of Indian Ocean. Will they both want to jointly Trincomalle Port under domination by Indian -RAW! by single handle!!!

    Sri Lankan DEMOCRACY is more secular than “democracy” of India.

    2017 May Day is key part of masses protest for People of Islanders by Indian hegemony; while people of all Sri Lankan has asked NOT to surrendering their National Sovereignty to Indian occupations’ .

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    These mobilizations look impressive. The question is “What are the policies around which people are mobilized?” This is where all of them become empty and meaningless.

    M.Sooriasegaram

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    It is not an acceptable practice from a civilized citizen of Sri Lanka to sabotage or challenge to sabotage a democratically elected government. Instead he is obliged to provide the support although he is from an opposition party.
    If Mr Mahind or someone else demonstrates his capability of running a good government by providing virtual ideas and solution to the present government being in opposition party, the people will have the chance to choose him in the next election.

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