31 October, 2020

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Ranil Writes To Navi: Clarify Call For Removal Of DS Statue And Buddhist Flag

Leader of the Opposition and United National Party Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe has penned a note to UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay, requesting her clarification on remarks made by Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Gotabaya Rajapaksa to a Sinhala language newspaper published last Sunday. 

The Secretary to the Ministry of Defence told the Irida Lankadeepa in an interview last weekend that during the UN Envoy’s visit with the President, she had requested the removal of the statue of former Prime Minister D.S. Senanayake from Independence Square, Wickremesinghe says in his letter to Pillay. 

“As you are aware the Rt. Honourable D.S. Senanayake is not only the founding father of independent Sri Lanka but he is also the founding leader of my party. The newspaper further stated that you requested the removal of a Buddhist flag from the Independence Square,” Wickremesinghe writes. 

The Opposition Leader who attached a copy of the newspaper interview to his letter, said he hoped for early clarification on the matter.
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    gotabaya rajapakse is lying. a rogue liar. I dont think Navi Pillay could have said that. gotabaya is putting the blame one her.

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      WHAT THIS BIG NOICE,

      Listen Every body;
      Forget about Ms Pillay and Ranil.

      Who are They to give us instructions

      We will remove the Honourable D S Senanayake Statue And Buddhist Flag from the Independence Square,

      And replace that with the Statues of MAHINDA PERCYVAL RAJAPASSA’s , and Gothabahaya Rajapassa’s

      with the Flags of INDIA AND CHINA.

      Because, as these two say with Central banking CABBA, we are a prosperous Nation of Asia,
      we are already SOLD TO INDIA AND CHINA by those two Thieves.

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    Ms. Pillay’s call was for the removal of Ranil Wickremasinghe as “Leader of NO Opposition”. It is incorrect to say that she wanted the DS Statue and Flag removed! Makes sense??

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      Why only Ranil, then what about MR?.

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      mike, bloody pig, clown has the reply for you:

      “..That was the mistake. We sinhalese shouldnt have got independance instead we would have been unnder the British. Greedy Sinhalesh dumb pigs are too power hungry, rob the whole country to assimilate illegal wealth, and also we need our families to control the country not any one else. If we were under western rule at least we would ve been the hong kong of Asia by now..”

      I totally agree.

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        Very true. Considering what the country and its citizens are going through now, being under the British would have been better. At least we would not be robbed by our own people.

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          siva and rathu,
          Read history, stupid. Google ‘Opium Wars’ first and then ‘East India Company’ to learn a bit of what British had done to their colonies and how they become rich.

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            Nothing my friend would compare to what Rajapaksa and co has and is doing

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    That was the mistake. We sinhalese shouldnt have got independance instead we would have been unnder the British. Greedy Sinhalesh dumb pigs are too power hungry, rob the whole country to assimilate illegal wealth, and also we need our families to control the country not any one else. If we were under western rule at least we would ve been the hong kong of Asia by now.

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      You clown [Edited out]

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    Gota is trying to make mischief out of what UN HRC Chief said and set the UNP and the population against her.

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      May he never be able to step out of this country. He thinks he is all powerful and cares a hoot about what people say. But he is jumping up too high and the fall will be hard to recover from.

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    RW has swallowed GR’s bait and jumped the gun. At last he has done something for the country, patriotic fool. Fools rush in where angels fear to tread. Maybe this practice is stated in Erskine May.

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      @ Safa
      Ranil is no fool. He too knows that the Goat is lying about the DS statue. When he sends her an official letter asking her to clarify what she said…she will probably send him a reply stating that she said no such thing. When that letter is published in the newspapers, the Goat will get egg on his face.
      The plan was probably to take out DSs statue and replace it with a statue of MRs and blame it on Pillay.

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      Safa, You seem to have swallowed Gota’s peanuts and then eject lot of gas for nothing!

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    They are erecting the the statue of “Maa-hindaa” even as we speak ! Buddhism will be eradicated and the “Chinthanaya” flag will be flying high !

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    Somebody is obviously lying here or the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay has gone bonkers.

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    Gota will get caught, they are digging their own hole fools. Sinhala anyway stupids, only few are wise, they dont mengle with dumb g=buggers

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      ROD ATKINDs:

      A Tamil who is afraid of saying that he is tamil.

      ROD ATKINDs:

      Why did the GOD Create SATAN ?

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        Jim What about you..aren’t you hiding under a different name???

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    this bumbling man has done it,once again obfuscating role of opposition & importance of Navi Pillay visit to Lanka,sending a messege to the voters that he is one with Mahinda,not suitable to lead unp.
    wonderfull !

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      iwon, who is the bumbling man? Your father? Get lost brain dead cockroach!

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    why didn”t he send a copy of the letter to Gota.
    Is Gota going to do everything that Navi has requested?
    Such as equal rights to all minorities etc

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    This man always makes mistakes and those are simply to say “idiotic”. What he should have done was to write that letter directly to Secretary Defense and question him for a clarification. Now a days we have to take all these media reporting with a pinch of salt. We are bombarded on a daily basis with this type of truth and untruth. For example, the President apologized to Ms Navi Pillai on behalf of Minister Mervyn Silva for an utterance he made; but now we see a report the same man denying making such a remark. This is what is going on in Sri Lanka.

    So Mr. Ranil by all means do it but do it correctly.

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    clown RW is very much similar to our very own ” Thunmulle google mudiyanselage Modawansa” going after he said she said , what a joke ?

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      srilal [Edited out] and douglas fool,

      The rubbish you write is ample indication that you are miscarriages just missed and somehow saw the light of the day. However the miscarriage is still continuing and the leak manifests itself in your writing. Dead fetuses have no dealings among the living.

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        In the 70 s and 80 s there was a comedian called freddy silva , he was very good at performing gags for sri lankan audiences , some how now we have re-embodiment of that same comedian freddy silva as silva on this blog, busy on providing endless jokes on his fake idol RW . keep on worshiping on your pseudo hero till the next general election , RW is destined to lose his parliamentary seat , till then “ bon voyage” Freddy!!

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          Srilal, this guy is a different kind of comedian and would be better known as “PISSU SILVA” on this blog!

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    Hard to believe that NP said that. Doesn’t make any sense. Gota is acting like a Goata.

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      He lies and cheats and worse without batting an eyelid. Why because everyone is Gotha-ta-baya-i. Who spoke of fear-psychosis some years back. That is nothing compared to this Gotha-ta-baya-i.

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    Ranil is upset more about the suggestion of the Removal of the DS Statue than the removal of the buddhist flag.

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      who cares what goes on independenrt square. The country is not independent any more.

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    Ranil has done exactly the right thing. There is no point asking Gotha about what he claims said by Pillai. Pillai does not talk through her hat and Ranil knows it. This is all the fabricated lies of Gotha who wants something to run his edawela familial regime. So he manufactures edawela stories like dog weddings, LTTE billas, threat to government etc. etc. Presently Pillai will deny the charge and the buffalo Gotha will have to eat his own rotten cake!

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    Replace the Buddhist flag with the Chinese flag and replace DS satue with the Chinese primiers statue made with the rock beneath the Hambantota Harbour

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    Sri Lanka -a state with a sad state of affairs-with a segment of its people gone insane even on social media.. what lot of shop they comment ,I pity the poor head of CT’s moderator who is placed with a task of trying to edit the comedies of errors on a daily to protect its hard earned respect from being damaged by a segment of Sri Lankan fool’s madness & utter stupidity gone viral on the social media.

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    D.S.Senanayake is the father of Thamil ethnic cleansing. Architect of massive Gal Oya, Allai Sinhala colonization schemes in the eastern province. His assurance in 1945 that no harm will fall the minorities was made in bad faith. Within 3 years of making that statement on the floor of the State Council he deprived a million Thamils of Indian origin their citizenship and franchise rights! He may be the founding father of the Sinhala Nation, but certainly not the Thamil Nation.

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    @Silva,Can I buy you a éclair at green cabin if NP writes back?
    If she does,do you think govt will give it any media play? No.And that’s why he’s bumbling.

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    every time this president is in trouble you can count on our “opposition leader” helping him out.
    during cj impeachment he did the same.

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      That is what Ranilpaksha is getting paid for??

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    What is required is not the removal of the statue of the Rt.Hon.D.S.Senanayake the founder leader of the Party – but rather the removal of Ranil Wickramasinghe the floundering leader of the Party.

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    who is Ranil? he is the leader of U.N.P. appointed by some of his own henchmen. If Father of independent D.S.is alive no doubt ask Srilankan people to remove Ranil from his party and chase him out and save the U.N.P. the great leader D.S. founder of U.N.P. and bring independent to our country is looking his party crying now what Ranil doing.
    all U.N.P.ers want clarification from Ranil what he is doing and any reason or to remain in party.

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      Haniff we all know why your type of Muslim and Maharajahs hate Ranil Wickremasinghe so much. Unable to cut deals for your businesses and nothing coming your way from MR either, you want catchers like Sajith to replace Ranil expecting that Sun will shine on you Buggers. What wishful thinking?

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    surely,any kind of sunshine on unp cant be worse than darkness now?
    “type of muslim”…that’s rascist to say the least and if you say sajith is a catcher how come in a free vote it’ll be sajith catcher winning…and that’s a open secret.

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      We saw how Sajith won challenging RW. Even at Hambanthota a remote village, how much he polled against the number polled by RW in the Urban educated in the country. Leadership for a Country is not merely donating a few sewing machines to some villagers for the media or helping a few Buddhist temples in the area. It is no wonder this country is in this plight with this kind of mindset. There is no medicine found yet for naivete. What to do Napuru Kalata?

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    Dear Gamini
    we are U.N.P.ers we are not a henchman of Ranil or Sjith. we want a leader to lead our party. every one know Sajith is most popular than Ranil in our country. every one know Ranil can’t lead to win the party. no one want to be in opposition for life time. majority of Muslims vote for U.N.P. they hate Ranil not U.N.P. we don’t have any personal problems with Ranil. Ranil is the only problem for U.N.P. understand Ranil is not U.N.P. or Sajith. U.N.P. is not the wealth of Ranil. it’s the wealth of millions of people in Srilanka. millions of U.N.P.ers want to expel Ranil from leadership. now the only option is Sajith.
    Gamini you have a good name Gamini Disanayaka, Gamini Athukorala all gaminis are lead the party and wins the heart of millions. try to be a U.N.P.er don’t try to be a henchman of anyone. this is not matter of Maharajah, Muslims, Sinhalese, or Tamils. every one want to bring party to power except Ranil and some dirty henchmen around him.
    try to save our party.

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      Hanif the problem with you all is that you all are prejudiced against RW. You have swallowed the hook line and sinker cast by MR Chinthanites where MR was helped by the Americans and the Indians to wipe out VP and the LTTE through a Propaganda War without witnesses. Tell me frankly will you be happy if the corrupt UNPers who have crossed over, remained in the UNP, for a UNP govt to run this country? It appears that like Maharajahs you have your individual/business interest on top of everything and you care less as to who governs as long as it is a UNP Govt. even under an equally corrupt Leadership other than Ranil Wickremasinghe. What convoluted Logic I fail to understand.

      On the contrary you all want Law and Order maintained. Corruption eliminated. Discipline instilled in society and the Economy to be Developed. When as a first step RW instill discipline in the Party before he can do so for the country, you all berate RW. Do you seriously believe a Leader can control a govt who can not control his own Political Party? Today’s Political scenario of such a Leader unable to control his own MPs is a classic case. No action can be initiated against any MP or Minister even for Fraud, Murder or Rape as then the Govt will collapse. Haniff, please tell the readership here frankly, whether this is the kind of change you all are looking for from whoever who succeeds MR?

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    Dear Gamini
    If you think Ranil can win any election. if you are try to tell what Ranil regime told. till any one remain U.N.P. they are not corrupt when they cross over start to say they corrupt. how can Ranil win a elections till keep these foxes around him. if you think U.N.P. can win any of the provincial council in forthcoming election. not a council if U.N.P. win a single electoral seat I will agree with you what you says about Rani. I’m sure same time if Ranil loss you will agree with me. I have 45 vote in my family in Kandy we are vote for U.N.P. (NOT IMPORTED ASAD SALLY)
    I’m agree with you Ranil is not a corrupted person or a lair.But it is not enough to become a leader. with these quality he can be a Monk or Priest.

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