27 June, 2019

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Ranil Responds To Sirisena: I Am The Constitutionally Appointed PM

Responding to President Maithripala Sirisena in writing, UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe said he was still the “constitutionally appointed Prime Minister” of Sri Lanka.

“I write to inform you that I am the constitutionally appointed Prime Minister of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and continue in that office and that I command the confidence of Parliament as contemplated in article 42(4) of the constitution,” the Prime Minister’s letter said.

President Maithripala Sirisena earlier, in a letter to UNP Leader Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, has formally informed that the latter has been sacked from the Prime Minister’s position.

Sirisena has informed Wickremesinghe that he has been sacked from the position according to article 42(4) of the constitution.

However, making a public statement from Temple Trees, a short while ago, Ranil Wickremesinghe said he was still the Prime Minister of the country as he has clearly demonstrated his majority support in the House.

The letter has been been faxed to the Prime Minister’s Office at 10.22 pm, nearly three hours after former President Mahinda Rajapaksa took oaths as the new Prime Minister.

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    “Ranil Responds To Sirisena: I Am The Constitutionally Appointed PM”

    I don’t care what Ranil or Sirisena say.
    Where is Achchige Patali Champika Ranawaka?
    Has he already jumped ships?

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      Frogs are already at work:
      “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.”

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        Cant’ stand the reality, eh? Good riddance of bad rubbish!!!!!

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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 : https://www.colombotelegraph.com and you’re in business!
          The state CANNOT ban Google, only particular websites.

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            OC
            It is a coup I agree.
            Monkeys too have minds of their own.
            Those who chose the monkey did so, not for altruistic reasons.
            The monkey is desperate.
            Its minders who lost control of it long ago are desperate.
            The new patrons of the monkey are even more desperate.

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        Burt

        You forgot to mention is that IGP , a former foe of MR , Saluted to Gota when he enters in to the room . Watch the news again !!
        Most probably, Future parliament will bow down to MAHINDA a man who eradicated Heinous , Barbaric, Bloodthirsty, bellicose and Facist ” Thamil Terrorists.”. !!……..

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      Hindian Vedda
      Then he will lose his seat and Ranil will tell EC to name the next person in the list.

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      No – he was present in the press brieifing flanked to Ranil. Did NOT you notice it ?

      Next week on we will be marching to build up a SOMALIA in indian ozean.

      My wish is NATURE to take MR away leaving us in peace !

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        Rarityminds
        I don’t understand why do you blame Mahinda? What did he do?
        He has a long life and be careful Machang, “nature” will stare at you, not him.

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      Dear Native,
      Are you upset, mate?..
      All “good things” come to an end..
      Kosgoda Sujee, Dr Mahendran .Kirriella, Galleon Ravi ,Field Marshall Ponny,Rajan Wiggy must be all holding Bodi Pujas to bring Dr Ranil back…
      Or is it bring ” Good Luck” to Dr Ranil?… .
      What is the equivalent of Bodi Puja in other religions ?…

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        KASmaalam K A Sumanasekera

        Congratulations, for you, crooks, cronies, murderers, ……. rapists, the business has returned normal.

        Aren’t you while carrying Dr MR b***s going to wheel out old crooks, murderers, ……. Sarath De Silva, Mohan Pieris, DIG Vaas Gunawardena, Duminda, Gnanasara, …. DIG Anura Senanayake, ………… Monitoring MP Sajin de Vass Gunawardena , … ………..
        Now that the crook is back on saddle, is he going to collect more files ………..in case if the parliament kick him out of his office?

        Has Navin Nayakka jumped ships? If he is not then I am disappointed. Don’t mess with him, he will type you a letter of complaint in English. Where is the super patriot Champika who also won the war single handedly?

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      NV,
      Achchige was at Temple Trees yesterday, and made a speech.
      But his mate Glyphosate Ratana is about to jump.

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        old codger

        Thanks.
        As he did in 2014, he Champika (another single handed liberator) will wait until the winning party has finally emerged.

        And the other two siblings Navin Nayakka and his brother may be preparing to jump as they did in 2007.

        Vasi pathe ……………………

        You know Subramanian Swamy, who has very good eye for people whom Hindia is going to destroy. Any idea what the Hindians are planning/scheming with Mahinda?

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    Big problem someone will have to translate this letter for the Gamarala to understand.

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      Good. One lol

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    Taking oaths before an asshole means nothing. It is the constitution than counts.

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      It is a joke. Which should precede? Is it Sacking or Is it taking Oath? There was 3hrs gap. How can Rajapakse take Oath when Ranil is a PM? Two PMs for 3 hrs.
      Start itself wrong?

  • 12
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    My3 Srisena writes in Sinhala Ranil replies in English..ha ha
    hope My3

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      Dr Ranil seems to be in his Suit even in Bed..
      That is the problem mate..
      That 5 Million in the UN list don’t understand either..
      How about your mates under Wignesy from Cinnamon Gardens?.
      Do they understand Or Wiggy translate to them …

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      Rajesh,

      “My3 Srisena writes in Sinhala Ranil replies in English..ha ha
      hope My3″

      “Godaya” writes in Sinhala and “Kulta” (“Madaya”) replies in English.

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    If some one sued Ranil for his constitutionality as PM, only way to escape is CJs SCJs andlawyers partial to them.

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    If you want to be PM, have elections…..Let’s see what the people say. They are tired of your bluff and disregard towards the country.

  • 12
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    This is a huge joke! The joker is not only Sirisena but also Mahinda Rajapaksa. Mahinda knows he has no majority support in the parliament.

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      And Ranil knows that he has no majority support among the people. If you say who cares people I say who cares parliament. A knotty situation, isn’t it?

      Soma

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        somass

        “And Ranil knows that he has no majority support among the people.”

        Were you part of the horse trading or auction?

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    One constitutional PM and one political PM.
    From whom will ministers, public servants & the judiciary take orders.
    Sri Lanka has reached the zenith of political idiocy.
    The greed for political power, and all that goes with it, has made Sri Lanka a laughing stock among nations.

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    Ranil says, He will be the PM for the fith time in 2026 or 2030 when Mahinda Rajapakse babkrupt left over the economy and other banks. Ranil will come ona wheel chair and he will be the longest living PM who reigned for staggering five times in a RAw (My foot).

  • 9
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    It’s sad to note that Sri Lanka is decending into chaotic political mayhem..
    It’s bad ..
    It’s not good at all..
    It’s very.bad for the country and for its economy

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    Will Dr Ranil give real evidence to a reconvened Bond Commission session?….
    Or will Dr Ranil move into his Royal mate Dr Mahendran’s Condominium?….

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      Sumane,

      We don’t know what will happen, but we still can predict things.

      All these time Dr. Ranil was in risk of being sued by New King for the CB looting, based on his archived PCoI report. Now Dr. Ranil is safe, because he will not block New King’s path anymore. And, when it comes to hand of double doctor. Old King, he never had to sue anybody, but if needed Duminda is still alive though condemned to capital punishment.

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        Mally,
        Did you see your Diaspora Buddy and the same sex advocate Mangalan calling My3Sira a “Padadaya”…
        And beautiful Rosy Akki next to him nodding ……
        In English there are several juicy terms for “Padadaya”, starting with A,B,C D,and even F….
        Mangalan should have said it in English ,to keep up with the HIP image of Yahapalana Dr Ranil…
        What would you call My3 in Tamil?…..

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      KASmaalam K A Sumanasekera

      “Will Dr Ranil give real evidence to a reconvened Bond Commission session?”

      Don’t be silly.
      Dr Mahinda and Dr Ranil have been best buddies, mango friends, blood brothers, it’s like one for all and all for one, ………………. nothing will happen to either of them, … I wrote this on 10 Jan 2015 in CT. They scratch each others back.

      However one cannot be sure about the National Hangman, who is always ready to ponce on his perceived enemies, while raging 24/7/52.

      What is going to happen to the lonely Field Marshall?

      The business is as usual as before.
      Has Dr Mahinda(n) finalised diplomatic postings and do you know where Bandula Jayasekara would be asked to serve?

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        Dear Native,
        Word of Advice …Up the Dose of Valium, mate….
        Dr Ranil and his Rogue Brigade knew in advance that the Honey Moon won’t last long.

        That is why they robbed the daylight out of every thing in the Public Asset Register.
        And put the loot into Businesses run by your mates in the Diaspora like Dr Mahendran’s Family Trust..
        And the Top End UNP Mjudalalis in Colombo…..

        Think it about it mate,
        Is your Idol Dr Ranil such a dumb ass not to know what his Royal mate did is absolutely rotten and putrid?..
        Didn’t Dr Ranil defend the Rogue through UNP Lawyers and even in Parliament?

        Didn’t Dr Ranil who is supposed to be real time Lawyer know that Rajitha & Son and that Rainbow Kid Mangalan were lying bastards, who were hanging Shit on a good leader?.
        Didn’t Dr Ranil form his F***** CID for political revenge?.
        Have those UNP F******* who were going around the nation shouting Rajapaksas robbed the Nation found even one Dollar ?.
        Did Dr Ranil find even one Penny in Gota’s account?.

        I don’t know about you mate.
        Our Sinhala Buddhist Veddas are not stupid anymore
        And I am happy about it?….

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    did he write the same letter when he was sacked by chandrika. To make one mistake is to be human but to repeat that mistake without learning anything from it is to be a stubborn fool.

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    The new government should take legal action against Ranil for the Bond Scam as number one priority.

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      Sunil Dahanayake

      “The new government should take legal action against Ranil for the Bond Scam as number one priority.”

      Thanks.
      However could you explain to us the mechanics of how this scam was perpetrated and the computation of total loss.

      Will you still be interested in pursuing all the cases brought against Dr Mahinda and his associates, including fraud, murders, war crimes, abduction and disappearances, commissions, ………………. ?

      Now it seems Dr Mahinda is in pseudo control, I can see files going walkies.

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      sunil

      no chance for that.Thre is an unwritten rule among politicians to overlook each others misdeeds.Only when the public come out to the streets and stay thre for days like the arab spring,korea or brazil ,thailand that they start to jail the politicians.the easy going fun loving sinhalese will find that camping out for weeks is too hard for them and will tolerate all the shit that the politicians dish out.

  • 2
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    Badudeen the swine and SLMuslim Congress swines must not be in the Sinhala-Buddhist cabinet.

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    Ranil Wicks of ex-Primer has ruin our nation last 40 months by looting CB Bank Bonds and suspicion of assinissnation of current President, as well as selling national wealth and assets to foreign -power has been created New impending cataspory in an Island.
    This is political tragedy we face of nation survival created man made chaos by UNP leader of Ranil Wicks. … by politics of UNP that Neo-liberalism policies. The RW of UNP join hand with TNA and JVP of anti-establishment politics were anti-Democracy of Parlimreantry politics.
    Last 38 months Ranil Wicks of UNP has paralysis sovereignty of Parliament and hijack rights of members of Parliament. While RW did many decision without consensus and deliberation of consent board spectrum Parliamentary sovereignty.
    RW of UNP by support of CBK jointly killed principle norms of Democracy our nation enjoy by almost 70 years.
    In vital interest RW was removed post PM is correct decision by President .
    I support decision is national interest has reflected.

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    Dear Forumites, If you are not ashamed of the politics of SL, you should be ashamed of yourself!

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    This is not “I told you,ll so ” moment. But there are so many political pundits authoring their essays and hundreds of readers giving opinions in CT. For some time I have repeating my own opinions and even few days ago I predicted this end result. 1) I said from day one there is no SLFP or JO it is all together Mahindas party/now SLPP. 2) The grand GOP of Bandas called SLFP is fully replaced by MR,s SLPP. 3)I never trusted MS as a politician pre or post presidency. 3) I also maintained that Lankan constitution is just a piece of paper which handy in packing rice parcels. 4) I predicted the coming strategy of SLPP clearly saying JO and MS are proxies as in sleeper cells waiting to bring down RW. (they would have done this before if not international pressure) disruptions, strikes and buying out other party members will be the goal . 5) I predicted this premature end for govt. 6)Last must not least, if I have been right up to now my expectation of the future of Lanka cannot be too far from reality. Jeyawewa

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    What a joke.?according to Mangala Samaraveera..
    M&S accused UNP of trying to kill him..
    The joke side of it is that
    He would have been killed or jailed by MR had he been lost the election in 2015..
    M&S came to power with UNP votes but he is ungrateful to all that help UNP gave to him.
    Now ; just for power he is doing all this .

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    Ranil (konda nethi) Wickremesinghe’s main objective of being in politics was to enjoy perks like cars, foreign travel and Temple Trees comforts and he doesn’t want to lose them.

    President Sirisena will have to find about 10 Tons (at least) of Dummala to be burnt in front of Temple Trees for this ‘perethaya’ to be expelled.

    Good riddance to Central Bank perethaya Hora.

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    They say when the Gods want to destroy a person..they make them mad first….and this is the fate of that gonna silisena…he has gone mad….Now the Jarapakses will destroy him by taking out his nails..teeth fingers toes and finally his eyes….What a sadder situation this country has entered….God bless the people who will suffer in the future…

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    RW should have spent more time in SL rather than globe trotting at the tax payers expense .

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    now we have 2 prime ministers and 2 cabinets
    are we not the miracle of asia

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      did you not know that ravana had ten heads.Why not 2 PM and 2 cabinet.

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    @Shankar Ravana had ten Heads 😂, good one, but it really meant metaphor , meaning not he had ten Heads or his cleverness but his Ten cunning attributes..just Like The Lion story not that the Sinhalese are begotten from. LION , IT MEANT THE BRAVENESS OF The person from. Whom they were begotten from.

    Joint PMs never work.
    Only two hopes, one The Parliament accepts MR and see how he goes about with his promises and UNP becomes a an alliance government, or Sajith be appointed as PM with UNP., RW has to accept the facts and reality and handover the leadership or the entire party will face the consequences, no point a drowning man holding onto a straw he will still drown

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    If all the politicians are sincere, the right thing to do is to to absorb UNP as an alliance, appoint MR as The PM, and appoint RW as Minister of Foreign Affairs, and carry on till the term ends and then call for Elections, so the people will be able to decide who deserves the next votes

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