18 December, 2017

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Ranil To Set ‘Foundation’ For Violation Of Election Laws, Election Commissioner Clueless

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and Leader of the United National Party is set to openly avoid election good practices, Colombo Telegraph learns.

Opposition leader Ranil Wickramasinghe listens to journalists during a National Council coalition party news conference in ColomboThe Prime Minister’s office has issued a statement to the media requesting coverage for the ceremony to lay the foundation stone of the ‘Central Expressway’. The event, originally scheduled for August 1, 2015 is now planned for the 3rd of the month.

When Colombo Telegraph asked Elections Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya if this constitutes a violation of election laws since the event is being held during an election and media coverage has been sought, Deshapriya said ‘it could be propaganda that was not sanctioned’ but said he wasn’t sure.

‘If some event had been planned before Parliament was dissolved, then it can be held but with minimal media exposure since it can have the effect of propaganda,’ he said.

Colombo Telegraph learns that this foundation-stone laying ceremony has been hastily organized in that it was not planned before President Maithripala Sirisena dissolved Parliament.

“The request for media coverage violates the moral obligation that Ranil Wickremesinghe has towards proper conduct given pledges made to the effect during Sirisena’s election campaign,” an activist associated with good governance advocacy told Colombo Telegraph.

Media event - August 03st_ 2015

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  • 6
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    Well done CT.

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      Paul,

      And come and collect your “Jack Leaves Crown” now!

  • 10
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    Why is Ranil panicking and trying to get media attention to his “development” plans?

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      Robert.R,

      Please pick up your loin cloth and wear it.

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    Look at the things this man is willing to do for a few votes? It is utterly disgusting. MR has and never will do something as low as this. That is why i believe everyone should vote for him.
    People say MR and his politicians were corrupt but except for Sajin Vass, can anyone prove the others were corrupt?
    Ranil needs to get the Sarath Fonseka treatment to silence him.

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      Jagath: Granted this is a stupid move by Ranil (like the CB scam), but you must be deaf, dumb and blind to say that ” MR has and never will do something as low as this.”

      The “Sarath Fonseka treatment” you reccomend was whose remedy??? Maybe this treatment should be given to the ones who implemented it for SF!

      Get your head out of where it is (up MR’s?) and get real!

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        Benzal,

        “Get your head out of where it is (up MR’s?) and get real!”

        This Jagath jackass would never pop out his miserable vassal bundle from Mara’s colon!

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          Way to go man. Keep up your good work to help voiceless srilankans

    • 0
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      Ranil is desperate. .

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    @CT

    “The request for media coverage violates the moral obligation that Ranil Wickremesinghe has towards proper conduct given pledges made to the effect during Sirisena’s election campaign,” an activist associated with good governance advocacy told Colombo Telegraph.”

    You all will get very good governance, if Mahinda Rajapaksa returns.

    Thre will be Good Governance with White Vans.

    There will be Good Governance with Higher and Higher commissions.

    Thre will be mission people with missing bodies, burned bodies, and bodies in cars after they have been killed elsewhere.

    MaRa MaRa Chatu MaRa Amana MaRa Hora MaRa will return, and turn the Land of Native Veddah Aethhoo into Mara Land, MaRa Land like Mattala Airport Land.

    MaRa is the Elephant in the Room ready to wreck things up.

    • 0
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      Same old sorry lies concocted by the UNP and now unable to prove a bloody thing!

  • 10
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    I think CT getting wrong information about Mr. CLEAN.

    BATALANDA never happened..

    Central Bank bond scam never happened . ..

    Even this report too, which says election violations never going to happen . .

    CT run by MARAs cronies….

    RANIL IS A SUCH A NICE PERSON

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      Booruwansa,

      You are such a nice monkey!

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        Ape silva mahaththaya,

        I’m going to buy votes [Edited out] for Mr. CLEAN & NICE

        Why are you getting irritating ?

        With that we are going to build sparrow kingdom [Edited out]

        If you happy, you too can join…..!

  • 8
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    ‘Mr Clean’ should play by the rules. We certainly don’t need any more hypocritical leaders who say one thing and do the opposite.

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      jango,

      Come and taste my mango!

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        I say Silva cant you understand that to be critical of Ranil is not necessarily supporting MR?

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    It is part of the ongoing development plan and showing the the ceremony briefly on tv would not look breaking the election laws.

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      You are bloody true [Edited out]

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    [Edited out]. He seems to be following MR’s footsteps.

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      MR slept with paraya dogs – Ranil is sleeping with classy dogs – Dogs are dogs – we voters are dog shit cleaners

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    “The request for media coverage violates the moral obligation that Ranil Wickremesinghe has towards proper conduct given pledges made to the effect during Sirisena’s election campaign,”

    Mahinda Rajapaksa, Ranil Wickramasinghe and Chandrika Kumaratunga all have proved through their past conduct that they do not have any moral obligations to people and only interested in capturing power which they consider as their ancestral right.

    The only leader with an iota of moral obligation is President Sirisena. People should exercise their votes at this election to strengthen the hands of President Sirisena.

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    ‘Ranil To Set ‘Foundation’ For Violation Of Election Laws’.

    Here you are. It is blatantly clear who the culprit is?

    Our Mahinda is not devious like Ranil. He is carrying out a honest campaign without rigging the election laws.

    My Kali Pooja last week for Mahinda will give the victory needed to change Sri Lanka like he did determinedly to defeat the LTTE terror.

    The man has record of achievements to his side unlike Ranil & Co.

  • 3
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    Good governance and free and fair election propagators your comments please.

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    Election Commissioner of Mahinda Despharaya is political afflated with UNP and JVP policy elites group.

    EC is may be attached with ex-JVP thinking tank and an adviser of UNP junta. EC has no knowledge, that right to Vote without interfere is the basic pillar of People’s Sovereignty of Democracy.

    He(EC) has totally lost impartial and credentials of are basic norms of his job as EC.

    Is he expecting after retirement post of Ambassador position ?
    He is not fit ongoing Job, how can be good at and he will be fit for any Government position out of an Island.

    Ranil Wickransinghe of [Edited out] man is UNP have no Respect and Accountability of country Law any more.

    He has been proved Ranilof UNP is working on created LAWLESS NATION during last 180 days which that after end of War 2009 May.

    UNP-Ranil and his junta click will teach good lessons for Capitalist Democracy! Turn democracy into Junta Regime~~~~~

  • 8
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    Ranil Wickremesinghe, the law and money are
    three different things.

    First – He is no longer the Mr Clean as projected
    by many. His hands are dirty. He also has (???)
    after his days at Batalanda.

    Second – He is NO respector of any law that does
    not suit him. He will bully his way through and
    malign anyone who he feels is a threat. He is a
    very slimy manipulator.

    Three – Money is what he has been looking for to run
    the election campaign. Now they have got a gigantic
    sum. First came the Bond scandal after which Arjun
    Aloysius gave a neat packet. Then came Nissanka
    Senadipathi of Avant Garde fame with wads of money.
    They were brought to him by three people – Vajira
    Abeywardena, Tilak Marapone and Wijeyadasa Rajapaksa.

    I can take a bet with anyone. Ranil can be a worse and
    ruthless dictator than Mahinda Rajapaksa. I am not saying
    the latter is good. At least that bugger laughed. Ranil
    will get things done and look the other side. Make NO
    mistake about Ranil CT readers. He is wolf in sheep’s clothing.
    He has what the wolf does not.

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      You are on the dot – Hope CT leaders will understand this , If Ranil + Mangi + Ravi +.. comes to power our country is doomed – When we have spineless Gamarala as the President – This country has no future – If Mahinda had learn his lessens and mange his act differently – he is much better than Yahapalana guys — I was commenting this on CT even before January – because I thought Yahapalana will be much worser than MR palanaya – during past 180 odd days this was proven

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    If anyone expects “Good Governance” from any of these two Leaders ,viz MR or RW, then you are groping in the dark OR chasing a “mirage”. MR has gone “Mad” while RW is becoming “Desperate”. Both have “contrasting” and “identical” characteristics in Governing. MR is an “Open Enemy” while RW is a “Hidden Crook”. MR does things in a “open field” while RW “gets same” using others. The list can go on and on. But the question before us is: DO WE NEED A REPETITION OF THIS ANY MORE or CAN WE AFFORD THIS MESS ANY FURTHER.? This time, i.e. on 17 August 2015, we MUST find answers to these questions, as otherwise, we would lose all we even have now.

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    Douglas

    What is the alternative?

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      Of course, Mahinda Gota accelerated development plan

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    NV,

    “What is the alternative?!!”

    You are asking this Pakis Donkey for an answer? The asshole would say cast your vote for he whose hole he sniffs!

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    Who is this Silva? Reminded me if anyone watch those propaganda videos on YouTube, some of those comments written, same type. you know who you are.

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    Native Vedda: Did you read the reply to you from “Silva”. This was and is the “typical” way our people have been electing their representatives to the Parliament. No wonder, our country has fallen to this low levels. That answer speaks volumes of how our politicians have been “educating” and “enlightening” the people to vote over the last 60+ years.

    But I am somewhat happy that the present day generation has moved away from that “Silva concept” and a new awakening has begun to show up. I am confident that “alternative’ will come from them and definitely not from “Silva Types”. The above “Silva Types” would be a “Die Out” group at the forthcoming election.

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      Douglas

      “But I am somewhat happy that the present day generation has moved away from that “Silva concept” and a new awakening has begun to show up.”

      I am cautiously optimistic and optimistically cautious.

      Once a person is emotionally attached to a party and its leader it is almost impossible to reason out with the person. Attachment also satisfy his/her belonging needs in addition to unethical benefits that accrue from party affiliation.

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        NV,

        No attachment is another form of attachment!

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          I say Silva, you must stop smoking that stuff. It has caused you to be almost correct. It is not ‘no attachment’ but ‘attachment to the concept of no attachment’ that is another form of attachment.

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            Paul,

            This is the problem with you empty ranters that you are ignorant to the basic semantics. What I told using 7 words you take a whole outer-circular road to explain! You are really a kindergartener, aren’t you? Your teachers must be lamenting about the waste of their energies! Your typed people’s political space and usage end up in the same chaos complex.

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              Sorry Silva, you have misunderstood. There is a clear difference between your seven words and what I have written. Read it again carefully.

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    Patriot/Douglas, also include Gamarala, Sirisena Yatawara, Upul Perera

    “Propaganda videos, YouTube, same type, you know…., typical way our people…,speaks volumes, educating, enlightening, present generation, Silva Types, Die Out…..” bla…bla…bla!

    Were asking you not this typed junk and crap but who you would recommend for casting my vote or whom you would vote for?

    The above typed bloody crappy nonsense you imbeciles have been dribbling during MARA’s Chaura Dynasty is really the “Die Out Type”.

    You clowns out beat crows, dogs and pigs in scavenging on the misery of the millions of poor in the country.

    Yesterdays mass shooting at Colombo demonstrated where you pervert fuckers lay your pervert eggs. After 17 you [Edited out] will have to really scavenge to live out your sordid lives.

    You buffalos have been eating soil of earth challenging and asking RW government to show a single development or construction work that they have undertaken during this 100 day interim government tenure. The 100 day interim government was not meant to initiate mega projects but to fulfil the promises in the 100 day presidential election manifesto. Therefore it is totally stupid idea to ask for things not promised. But when you clowns and mongol [Edited out] are replied and silenced by starting a massive development work you monkeys begin to somersault on tree tops saying it is violation of election law! Why the hell did you ask for it then?

    You know your typed worms the brains of UNP have been defecating in the morning and that toilet pit is where you really belong.

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      ‘You clowns….you pervert f*ckers….You buffalos…you monkeys’

      I say Silva I am impressed with your colourful language and intellect. You are a highly educated man with a great future. What an advertisement for the UNP! Why don’t you apply to join the Working Committee? Ranil welcomes cultured, sophisticated, well educated people like you.

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    Ara Silva Ara

    You are definitely a frustrated, disappointed
    and depressed guy. Without pontificating to
    others, go and seek psychiatric treatment. Take
    RW also along with you. For the sake of the
    country, you both need it. Spare us your damn,
    nonsensical diatribe mate. That is undiluted
    shit!!

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      ‘Spare us your damn, nonsensical diatribe mate. That is undiluted shit!!’

      Sopi, Silva can provide diluted shit too. He is a faecal expert.

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    Sooopi Nona/Powl,

    [Edited out]

    [Edited out]

    Mantal Mahindaya will definitely admit himself to lunatic ward on 18 morning!

    [Edited out]

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      I say Edited Out Silva, your contribution is greatly appreciated!

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        Paul,

        I just had a peep at the world of lunatics hosted at the heart of the loony-happy CT ward where I have no more interest or time to waste among Angoda oriented species!

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          Have a good life Silva!

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