19 May, 2022

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President Plots To Have Karu J Replace Ranil As PM And Bring Gota To Parliament With An Eye To A Second Term

President Maithripala Sirisena is confident that the no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will be supported by a majority of Parliament and is currently plotting to replace Wickremesinghe with Speaker Karu Jayasuriya, according to sources close to him.

Sirisena also plans to bring Gotabaya Rajapaksa to Parliament through the National List and thereafter seek a second term as President with Gotabaya as the Prime Minister, sources revealed to Colombo Telegraph.

Gota and Maithri

The no-confidence motion is to be taken up for debate on April 4th. At present the United National Party has 106 MPs while the TNA with 16 pledging support to Wickremesinghe. However, it is not clear whether all 106 UNP MPs will vote against the motion. The JVP has already stated that it will support the motion.

The choice of Gotabaya, brother of former president Mahinda Rajapaksa who is Sirisena’s arch rival within the party he leads, the SLFP, owes to the fact that ‘Gotabaya was the only one who urged Mahinda Rajapaksa to appoint Sirisena as Prime Minister before the two fell out and the latter decided to run for President, sources revealed.

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    Gota ‘ s presidential goal is crystal clear why should he needs another lame duck candidate? If Ranil leaves Sajith will give a potential race for Gota. Perhaps in the worst case scenario if Ranil contests he will poll 2.5 million votes maximum. UNP can’t blame president, because Sirisena became the common candidate owing to the incapability of the UNP leader. It’s Ranil ‘s weakness that created this quandary.

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      RE: President Plots To Have Karu J Replace Ranil As PM

      “Sirisena also plans to bring Gotabaya Rajapaksa to Parliament through the National List and thereafter seek a second term as President with Gotabaya as the Prime Minister, sources revealed to Colombo Telegraph.”

      So, it all about the Self-Interest and Self-Preservation of Sirisena.

      What about Mahinda and Basil?

      Did the 6.2 million vote on January 8, 2015 for the Self-Interest and Self-Preservation of Sirisena? No.

      Sirisena has turned to be a Traitor, Pathola-sena, Sevala-sena, Pacha-sena and Peretha-sena.

      Solution: Get Field Marshall to run as the presidential candidate, and replace the Traitor.

      What about the 20th Amendment of JVP to remove the Presidential system?

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        RE: President Plots To Have Karu J Replace Ranil As PM.

        So, it all about the Self-Interest and Self-Preservation of Sirisena.
        Sirisena has turned to be a Traitor, Pathola-sena, Sevala-sena, Pacha-sena and Peretha-sena.

        The Emperor, “President” has no clothes!

        From the Grape Vines, Bulath Vines and Vettila Vines….

        No confidence motion : TNA to support P.M.; 15 senior SLFP members too for P.M; Sirisena’s conspiracy recoils- SLFP splits further !

        Following the desperate and diabolic attempts of president Maithripala Sirisena via conspiracies to bring a no confidence motion against prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe , the very political leader who put Sirisena on the pedestal of president , the latter is facing a graver crisis himself- his own SLFP group is now threatened with a split again based on reports from the Vines.

        This is mainly because 15 members of Maithri’s SLFP group deciding to vote in support of the P.M. 15 senior members including the party general secretary Duminda Dissanayake who have informed the UNP they will be definitely voting against the no confidence motion.

    • 28
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      where was this ?

      How come Prz to get close to Gota ?

      I think we should have been eaten PUNNAKU to have supported the kind of STUPID candidate ?

      My gosh, our people would never have good leaders. Entire structure is sick and unfair.

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        Sam Fernando
        Simon De Silva
        Your comments made me laugh non-stop.

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          That can be a healing method if all these make your laugh that way also from the other side.
          Champa, you would never see it right since your have been made servile – we never expected you the kind of men and women blessed with theolderst profession to utter something else either.
          They the kind of people choose it since they realized nothing else can work for them.
          Ohoma yang !

          We the ones who did everything to get rid of ballige putha rajapakshe from the way he took us prior to 2015 have pains today, .. but we may have got it wrong knowing that entire country is filled with rascals and abusers.. They would prefer THUGS to educated people. That is the nature of any third world contries filled with uncivilized folks.
          We have plenty of CHAMPAS, Wimal baluwanses and the like in this society than edcuated, civlized, right bound people.
          We cant agree with you Champa you would have the company with NEWyork Prostitutes much closer than with us.
          We only want this nation to become a progress one, going through disipline and rule of law and oder.
          Rajapakshe ruined it as nothing can get them back. I am so fed up of lanken politics.

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          You will have to face multiorgan failure before long Champa.

          Stop your carriier. and listen to your conscience. Your nature is more or less that of diseased Azwer. Azwer licked the balls of Rajapakshes and any one he thought was right – to his last minute. No matter arguments or facts would be there to guide him to healthy conscience. Please wake up Champo…. Yours have been very stupid all along.

          I have set Mr NATIVE to send you a parcel of THANAKOLA and Punnaku for your rest of life.
          Please have them and try to become normal.

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      Gota should be appointed as hang man. not as President right ?

      What bulshit these people have been discussing. ?

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        Gota as Prime Minister will be the end of Sillysena. This Gamarala should read the Constitution line by line and then perhaps he will realize what would happen to him with Gota as PM. According to Article 40 (1) (C), if the office of the President becomes vacant before the expiry of his term, then the Prime Minister assumes duties as the President till elections are held and a new President is appointed. With Gota in the hot seat, we can be dead sure there will never be another election for a new President and Sri Lanka will be on its way to a Dictatorship.
        Sillysena will go six feet under if he starts a journey with Gota as Premier. Gota might keep a special white van ready for this purpose.

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          Not entirely correct Kalu Nangi, it is true that there is Article 40(1)(c) but in spite of it, it is a big “IF” to assume that the President will be not in office by the time before the expiry of his term.
          What would be the position if it so happens that the NCM against the PM succeeds before that?

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            Simple logic Uthungan. Any human being can have an accidental death. Such an accident can be caused as it has happened many times during the previous regime. That is why, I say that Sillysena’s life is not safe if he keeps Gota as PM.
            The Rajapassas are a bunch of innovative thinkers, good at creating situations for their benefit. We all know Thajudeen’s death was not due to an accident, though it was made to look like one.
            If the NCM succeeds, foolish Sillysena is in deep trouble if it paves the way for a Rajapassa to become PM.

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        Yes, what we need right now it .. ellumgaha back to the the system, so that we can get rid of all the worst men.. including WADAKAYA of the nation, Gota and his familyones first an dthen the others, that lick their bones.
        Champas, Wimal Buruwansa and the like men would not be able to exclude from the first group… that will have to face Ellum gaha.
        Then derana and hiru and some of SIRASA parrots that have spread what they thought was right to promote their picked men.
        I think we need an another TSUNAMI to take all these vicious men out of this island so that real peace can be rebuilt.

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      ” STRAY DOGS WAGS AT OTHER STRAY DOGS”
      Simple Apeh Politicians.

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      Why this alleged accused for murder etc.etc being put up as a future
      democratic partner and candidate – is this why Gota has special terms with SL Magistrates and Judges as an “unarrestable” culprit by, Law??
      Or, is it the mortal fright of The Presidents life that is uppermost in him?

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      Siyarata

      Why does the man in white Ariya Sinhala Suit on the red carpet looks worried and the man on his left in bush shirt and western trousers on paved path and wearing dark glasses looks joyous and over the moon?

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      Sajith vs Gota, hahaha. Mark my words Sajith cannot even get 15% of the UNPers to the polling booth.

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    CT fairy tales!

    Investigative journalism to the core!

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    This is the real “Gam Kabaraya” This uneducated, ungrateful, Sevala Man is trying to take the Country to a disaster. I don’t think that it will work with King Mahinda. King Mahinda wants power for himself until Naamole is ready to take the leadership. In the Political chess game RW and MR are leaders. Silisena is nobody in front of them. This Two tongue Gam Kabaraya’s intentions will never work. Because of “Hopper Theory” real SLFP’s are cursing this man and hate him. Because of what he is trying do to RW and UNP, UNPe’s will never forgive him. Gota doesn’t have any voter base like Mahinda has. So we can see this Two tongue Gam Kabaraya is day dreaming. May be (Sak)Kili Maha Jara man and his 2.50 Jonors have given a dead rope to “Gon Silisena”

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      If Ranil had delivered on Hsi promises to clean up the country, none of this would be happening.

      Oh wait. Ranil made no such promise. He made no commitment at all to being better than the dictator he replaced.

      Ranil and the UNP have a gift. A very rare gift. That is, to come to power, do something monumentally stupid and piss off the population, then be puzzled as to why they’re unpopular. I see you’re no better at logic than the fine folks at Sirikotha.

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      If this account is anywhere near true, then it must be conceded that the incumbent President is bringing his exalted office to a new low.

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        The President needs to be more presidential in his dealings and less the politician he often tends to be. Currently Sri Lanka has no people in politics worthy of being its President.

        In the end it’s all a matter of calibre – either you have it or you don’t.

  • 0
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    This episode reminds me the following old Sinhala poem.

    [edited out]

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    Holy Cow!

    This is welcome news. If that is so Srilanka can be in a Good International standing Congrats!

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    Two points to ponder! One if the President is working behind the scene to kick Ranil out when the President is the head of the Cabinet and head of the Government and all previous decisions were made by the Cabinet and the appointment of the Central Bank Governor was made under the signature of the President, then the President is a TRAITOR. Two if the President bring Gotabaya into the Parliament when there are so many investigations and actions filed against him for corruption and murder and that too is indirectly supported by JVP (if they vote against Ranil) then JVP too will be considered TRAITORS.

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      I recently came across a news item which is about President Sirisena’s life after October 2018 by the Sinhalese astrologer. If he brings Gotapaya as a prime minister he will take over the defence ministry and the prediction of the astrologer may become true. It is very simple to get rid of Sirisena for Gotapaya. Once Gotapaya take over the power, the dream of Mahinda Rajapkse to create the kingdom for his favorite son Namal is going to be die. So, the real battle is going to be between Mahinda & Gota. Gota is the favorite of USA but Mahinda is the favorite of China. Without China’s support the country cannot survive economically. Without USA’s support the country cannot survive politically.

  • 25
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    Pathetic Patholaya is so slimy , Rajapaksisation is not a good idea for Srilankas future. We don’t need bbq and smoke….

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    MAHINDA WILL NOT ALLOW THIS TO HAPPEN AS HIS PLAN TO PROMOTE HIS SON NAAMAL TO BE THE FUTURE LEADER WILL BE IN TROUBLE.THIS ACTION BY MY3 WILL BE VERY DIFFICULT TO IMPLEMENT AS RAJAPKASE FAMILY PEOPLE LIKE BASIL-SHIRANTHI-NAMAL WILL NOT SEE EYE TO EYE WITH GOTAPAYA.I DO NOT THING THAT KARU IS NOT SO FOOL TO ACCEPT THIS OFFER.

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      PARAGON
      The whole ModaPakse clan are waiting for atleast one Pakshi to hold a power and then the whole gang will enter into ruling party through the back front or side door.
      The seeing Eye to Eye among them will be a thing of the past.
      Then the Modamulla Pakshe nepotism begins to cover the STATE LOOT, MURDERS , ETC.
      WAIT FOR IT.

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    Current politics is un- balance of Democracy that rule by vandalism are at peak of “good governances” and “rule of law” nowhere in our soil. System democracy specially from 2015 that all norms has vanished under the MS regime in sphere of Parliamentary values. The crux of matter that represtaitaive system of democracy has spoiled & destroy by misruling governances UNP and SLFP in last 65 years. Ongoing regime has extended power of politics that unscreened methodology of unscrupulous rang of policies.
    By borne politics of leaders that autarchy practices of UNP’s and SLFP’s are incorrigible their orientation politics which depend on immoral and unethical of abnormal “democracy”.

    Unfortunately same lot of leaders being to power year 2015 January 8th as <Head of state and Head of government by SLFP and UNP old set of are President and Primer ruling power ?
    Hence an unrepentant leader of CBK of SLFP+ Federalist has join head of coalition that policy making body….since 2015 January 8 behind as an ideologist.
    This is leads to an inevitable down fall which unscripted story of UNP led RW regime by unschooled governance as head of Government of Sri lanka?
    It is not suited modern democracy the people of Island rule by MS, RW and CBK!

    In fact TNA and JVP are anti-establishment political out-lets . So they (TNA+JAP) are not worried about stability, integrity and honesty of politics of people. Indeed which having no nexus to the orientation of authentic democratic system back by majority people of voters..

    The people's democracy has bounce back; it has several issue of dilemma currently unresolved by ruling parties . Result of that people's sovereignty and democracy bully and intervention by foreign and local reactionaries forces.
    On going Politics -Economic and Social Crisis in spiral form of which is Undoudeatly that undermined stability of Democracy and autarky of Nation Development in Sri lanka.

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    This is the Waterloo of Sirisena. Ranil and UNP would never forgive him for doing this dirty rascal thing. Also MR and clan too have some old score to settle with him. Now he is not here and not there. If he was a sensible man, he should have got along well with all and ran the country well for the good of all instead of doing dirty politics for his greed for power. Now all know he is no two penny worth petty politician rather than a great statement.

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    he is living in cloud cuckoo land if he thinks that gota is going to stand down in his favour
    the slpp wants gota as president and mahinda as pm
    nobody wants sirsena after 2019 except dudley

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    Sirisena can best be compared to the man who rescues and marries a beautiful damsel after outwitting (not fighting!) a terrible dragon who has been holding her captive. After that, the couple goes to a posh 5-star hotel in an exotic location to enjoy their honeymoon. There, the bride finds out to her horror that the groom is hopelessly impotent!

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      Correct to the point and you have given the right picture of the man who is behaving like savior of the nation.

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      estate labourer

      or the groom finds out the bride is gay.Not sure ,just guessing at all possible outcomes.

      ps.or maybe the groom finds out that the bride has a dick.He wants an operation but bride putting it off asking him to use the rear..Just another possibility.

      or maybe the bride thought that the groom has small balls and can be dominated.After marriage she found that small balls are better than no balls at all.

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    It is very common find on MS as he has betrayed then president to his own benefit , RW is peanut for him.

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      You got it machan I mean Mathan

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    “Sirisena also plans to bring Gotabaya Rajapaksa to Parliament through the National List”

    “May 6, 2017 – In a landmark judgement, the Appeal Court has ruled that Geetha Kumarasinghe is no longer eligible to continue as a Member of Parliament on account of her being a dual citizen – of Switzerland as well as Sri Lanka.”

    President does not seem to know the Sri Lanka Constitution!

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    USA will not allow the No-Confidence motion to pass. They are actively working towards blocking MPs.

    USA will not support Sirisena if he runs against RW. They want RW because of his close pro-western ideology. They want Trincomalee as a base. India will prefer RW too but maybe lukewarm to Sirisena. Neither India nor USA will allow Gotabaya to win.

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    If the gist of the news item has truth behind it then one wonders why MS is changing tunes.
    Strange coincidence. RW’s confidante of 33 years defects. Is MS being cajoled as a first step?
    The Army Commander matter-of-factly boasts the use of ‘skull crushing’ as routine operational preferences.

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    Why did Ranil ever plot to loot the CB under his watch?
    Thereby ruined whatever reputation he had as Mr. Clean……………………….
    Ranil’s political future is over. It is he who will have to blame himself for his downfall.

    Knowing very well, just can not comprehend why Ranil is shamelessly clinging onto the Premiership
    and taking a back seat.
    He is well and truly expired and dashed all hopes of those of those who voted for a regime change.

    Probably, China wants Karu as the Prime Minister. That is why a team of UNP’ers including Karu are visiting China these days at China’s invitation.
    PROBABLY FOR A DEBRIEFING prior to taking over the Premiership.
    This is an ominus sign UNP’ers within the UNP in parliament will vote against Ranil come 4th.
    Ranil is yet unable to understand this …………. Oh ! Ranil…. Ranil… resigned before being shamed once again.

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      What foolish thinking! If we use your assumption that because Ranil_appointed AM, Ranil_looted the Central Bank, then former Prez Rajapaksha too has looted the Central Bank as he appointed Cabraal_ during whose term the Greek Bond fiasco took place.

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    Fiction!
    Last part can be true given the rapport between them even after MR’s defeat which implies that Gotabhaya had an understanding with him prior to 2015 presidential election.
    Pow ane, MR/JO/SLPP – They worked tirelessly for this??? What will they do? I am sure they will withdraw the NCM. MR/JO make blunders in style.
    Sometimes people create tales expecting different results. I mean using an ally of the rival and putting him in the rival’s camp to weaken the rival and see to his end is also a popular tactic.

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    All these are drama. So, the bond scam and the thieves are safe now. Peoples bank, Agrarian banks, Savings bank, rural banks, are all gone.Which ministers Orumiththa govt shared Rs elelven billion in the Avant guard money. Karu Jayasooriy, Nimal Siripala De silva and more went to the Evengelsit country in order to get blessings. So, Now, siriplala is out of picture, MAithripala sirisen wants KAru Jayasooriya as the PM ? Some thing is behind.

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    So many, many different plots and sub-plots, much better than the tele-dramas (soap operas to the non-residents). What will happen next?

    Will Sira try to unsheathe his sword again only to find that MR has replaced it with a pathola?

    Will Ranil disappear from Cambridge Terrace and surface a week later at Sri Kotha dressed in national costume and speaking Elu Sinhala?

    And what of MR? Will his long term plan to install putha as President come apart as putha elopes with a Russian stripper? Only time will tell. Tune in to CT tomorrow!

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    my3 is behaving in the most despicable manner vis a vis minorites if he brings gothabaya. god save SL.
    -dayal

  • 0
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    All thrse BS theories. Various theories until the five years complete. the country is bankrupt. they get loans in many different ways. They do not know what to dod. It is all firghtinf for the same cake. NEws media is no different.

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    MR boasted, when he was President, that he has “Files” on every one. May be, MR sent Maithri some titbits from the “File” on Maithri striking fear and scaring him to death leaving him no choice but to make up with the Rajapakses!

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    All these are stories to keep the voters interestd, inquisitive and to make happy. PResidents, PMs and Cabinet ministers shared money from Avant Guard, and fromthe Bond scam. there are so many things they are talking. There are human beings who are listening to thesee stories. Bhikkus know those.

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    All the charges in the no confidence motion are related to decisions executed under the signature of President Sirisena. Hence its is not fair only to bring the no confidence motion against the Prime Minister an impeachment also should be presented against the President. Ultimately as the Leader of the Cabinet and Leader of the Government as per the Constitution is the President.

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    all this politicians want is to keep the masses as there consumers and to maintain there political business .not let the jvp or any other 3rd danger

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    Sirisena feared if MR won he would be 6ft under! But, it looks his craze for power will take him 60ft under!! Naturally, he will have to pay with full dividend for being shamelessly ungrateful to UNP and its loyal voters!!!

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    Colombo Telegraph seems to be fishing in troubled waters, yet this article defies logic.

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    30th Dream of King Kosala:

    King Kosala: Puro, Machan, this is a real Jalbari dream. There were these two brothers, one called Raigamaya and the other Gampalaya, who as per their custom, got married to the same woman, Yahawathi. Initially, the two brothers had a good married life without any problems. But that did not last.

    As per tradition, Raigamaya had to do everything while Gampalaya enjoyed his new life. After a couple of years, rumblings started. The problem was that Yahawathi never produced the child expected by all. Gampalaya went around the village blaming Raigamaya for this failure saying that Raigamaya was using untested new methods instead of the traditional ones.

    Raigamaya was a quiet and peaceful man and unlike Gampalaya, he did not want to wash dirty linen in public. He explained that the foundation for reaching the target was being laid and a great child can be expected in 2025.

    On hearing that Gampalaya went berserk and instructed Raigamaya to stop what he is doing. Raigamaya ignored Gampalaya’s ban and continued doing what he was doing, because as we know, once you start, these things are not easy to stop.
    Finally, Gampalaya had to interfere in person and came out with a saying that was to gain great fame later. ‘What were you doing all these years?” a question that may be put to Gampalaya too.

    There the matters stand, or rather, hang. Puro. My problem is, could this dream be about my eldest son? He too is married but there is no sign of any results.

    Puro: Worry not, Your Majesty. The Prince’s marriage has not even passed 100 days. Your dream is about Lankadweepa, where two leaders will be blaming each other for the mess they are in.

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    Sirisena is stabbing the back of Ranil, courting with Gota.
    Sirisena is not fit to be president as he is selfishly working only for himself , his wife and children sensing
    his defeat to MR.
    Sirisena is. giving the rajapaksa s their freedom on the dictates of his brother Dudley. How did this Dudley come into the picture of ruling Srilanka.
    Srilanka. is not the property of the Rajapaksas and the Sirisenas.

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