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TGTE Urges US / UN Ambassador Power To Help Initiate Sri Lanka Int’l Investigation Under UN Article 99

In a letter sent to the US Ambassador to the UN Samantha Power, the Prime Minister of Transnational Government of Tamil Eelam (TGTE) Visuvanathan Rudrakumaran, urged Ms. Power to exercise US diplomatic and moral power to persuade UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon to appoint an International Investigation on Sri Lanka, under Article 99 of the UN Charter.

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It was pointed out in that letter that UN’s Expert Panel Report on Sri Lanka, the UN Internal Review Report on Sri Lanka and one of the UN Expert Panelist Professor Steven Ratner have all concluded that there is neither the political environment nor the judicial environment in Sri Lanka for dispensing justice domestically. (Accountability and the Sri Lankan Civil War 106 Am. J. Int’l L, 795). Thus justice can be achieved only through international means.

“Given the political considerations prevalent in the UN Human Rights Council, the TGTE believes an international investigation could be established under Article 99 of the U.N. Charter. The letter noted that U.N. Secretary General’s own legal advisors, Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, and the International Crisis Group also espoused this same opinion. Tolerating impunity sets a bad precedent for other countries emulating the “Sri Lankan solution” in addressing their own national conflicts. Needless to say, this is a threat to international peace and security.” says Mahinthan Sivasubramanium, TGTE’s Minister for Political Prisoners & IDPs.

“TGTE congratulates Samantha Powers on her Senate Confirmation of her appointment as the U.S. Permanent Representative to the U.N. TGTE is mobilizing international civil society to apply moral pressure on the UN Secretary General, to appoint an international investigation on Sri Lanka. It was brought to Ambassador Power’s attention that the TGTE is in the process of collecting endorsements from 1000 Non- Government organizations for investigations on Sri Lanka under Article 99 of the U.N. Charter.” he further said.

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    Finally is it coming home to roost? The Americans after Stage Managing the LTTE war by getting VP to elect MR as President and VP to concede Victory to MR promising Devolution to the North and a way out promised to VP. Hence VP buried all the heavy artillery and even abandoned his stronghold Kilinochchi and moved to a Beach Front for the final Drama only to be massacred by the Forces led by Savendra Silva. America and India should be EXPOSED for their duplicity on this War Crime of massacre, for aiding and abetting MR.

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      Why does not this TGTE outfit file a war crimes case against Gota the Goon who is a US citizen in the US court, rather than bark at the moon

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        Sunil@,
        The same question I ask myself several dozens of times. Why have not the amies upto now failed to question SF, GOta and Shravinda Silva ? This well connects with what Gamini adds to this and previous threads. Are GoTA and SF bearing their US passports further, then the US could easily go against them rather than waiting further OR not ? Moreover, holding Shravindra in the states appointing him for a post which was not known before, all these are not clear enough.

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          Keep asking same question until you die, nothing will happen ha ha

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          Sun Flower

          Silly question to repeat.

          Eliminating terrorist pests is not a crime. End of the story my friend.

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        Sunil that is the most sensible thing to happen but the Americans will not allow the TGTE to file a Law suite against Gota, lest the American and the Indian involvement will get revealed. It is for the same reason that Donald Gnanakone who claims to lead Tamils for Freedom, does not subscribe when I have made it very clear to all as to what exactly happened.

        If the Americans are serious about Human Rights Violations, leave alone whether Gota, Basil or SF are yet retaining the Green Card status or not, would have hauled them before the Hague for an Inquiry. The fact that the Americans are turning a blind eye should wake the world body as to whom the Americans are siding?

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      Keep dreaming up more conspiracies and fantasies. The GoSL must be thanking every god and star for people like you who are so divorced from reality. Blame America, blame India, blame Elvis.

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        So you seem to be not blaming anybody but apparently being busy with cover ups… why ? For how long will you want to stay as cover up man? :(

        Please answer the puzzling querry: as to why VP buried all the heavy artillery and even abandoned his stronghold Kilinochchi and moved to a Beach Front for the final Drama only to be massacred by the Forces led by Savendra Silva ?

        I have read somewhere, you, David Blacker, later turn to an author should be lanken civil war veteran ? It is time you to join the CT readership with the facts – let alone today ?

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          “apparently being busy with cover ups… why ?”

          For me to cover something up, it should have first been uncovered. Can you point to any such item?

          “Please answer the puzzling querry: as to why VP buried all the heavy artillery and even abandoned his stronghold Kilinochchi and moved to a Beach Front for the final Drama only to be massacred by the Forces led by Savendra Silva ?”

          I guess you don’t read much. VP buried some of his heavy weaponry in the hope that they could be reused in the event of a truce or ceasefire being imposed on the GoSL.

          Kilinochchi couldn’t be practically held against the SL military which was attacking on a broad front all along the A9. VP just didn’t have the manpower (or child- and woman-power) to hold a broad front. SL Army mechanized units cut the highway north and south of Kili on the 31st of December 2008, and took the town on the 1st of Jan. If the Tigers had held on to Kili, they would have been outflanked, surrounded, and destroyed like the Tiger units at Aanandapuram. Retreat was the only way to save his troops and hope to buy time ’til a ceasefire could be arrived at.

          The coastal position close to Mullaitivu forced the SL Army onto a narrower, more easily defendable front with several bottlenecks northeast and southeast of the Mullivaikkal Lagoon. It also made it easier for VP to hold and use the Tamil civilians as human shields.

          “It is time you to join the CT readership with the facts – let alone today ?”

          What facts?

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            David Blacker,

            Kilinochchi couldn’t be practically held against the SL military which was attacking on a broad front all along the A9. VP just didn’t have the manpower (or child- and woman-power) to hold a broad front. SL Army mechanized units cut the highway north and south of Kili on the 31st of December 2008, and took the town on the 1st of Jan. If the Tigers had held on to Kili, they would have been outflanked, surrounded, and destroyed like the Tiger units at Aanandapuram. Retreat was the only way to save his troops and hope to buy time ’til a ceasefire could be arrived at.

            What Logic of yours? The LTTE thought it had better chances to fight from the Beach Front? My Foot! Any fool will understand that Kilinochchi provided cover, better than the beach front. Had the War ended with the last fight at Kilinochchi, then at least you could have defended. You are another Lackey who is trying to hog wash the whole damn thing like Kamalesh Sharma. You must have been paid and released with your ability to put pen to paper to cover up after being party to the Gory Massacres. If you had visited the Dayeta Kirula first Exhibition any fool would have understood why VP buried such an array of Artillery without using them. If as you say, VP just didn’t have the manpower (or child- and woman-power) to hold a broad front’. If that be so why did the civilians go with VP to the Beach Front to escape to the Forces side? The Civilians could have easily escaped from Kilinochchi itself.

            You further state the LTTE retreated because they had no man power. That is more to the reason they should have remained behind in Kilinochchi to fight the last battle, rather than get exposed on a Beach Front? David Blacker stop BLUFFING. Get the list of the dead soldiers for the period of thirty months, Jan 2007 to May 2009. Let us talk this war after that.

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              “What Logic of yours? The LTTE thought it had better chances to fight from the Beach Front?”

              Idiot Gamini, were you fast asleep in 2009? Did you think that Velu jumped on his bicycle and rode off to the beach to defend it? The Tigers fought for months as they were gradually pushed back to the coast.

              Have you ever heard of a map? Go and find one and look at it before spewing nonsense just because you have an internet connection. The approaches to Mullaitivu run through land that was being flooded by the heavy rains, restricting the SL Army mechanized units to the roads. This caused a lot of bottlenecks that combined with the Tiger bund defences were slowing down the SL advance, and the Tigers were exploiting this.

              “Any fool will understand that Kilinochchi provided cover, better than the beach front.”

              Thank you for admitting what we have all long come to understand — that you are indeed a fool. If Kili provided cover, why were the Tigers unable to defend it from flank attacks? The Tigers couldn’t stop the pincer moves and if they had remained in the town, they would have been wiped out in days as they were at Aanandapuram (have you even heard of Aanandapuram?). The Tigers had enough fire power to concentrate their defenses on a narrower front and prevent an amphibious landing from the sea. If your doddering old brain can remember you will recall that the SL Navy and Army never attempted a beach landing, instead fighting slowly through the Tiger from inland and along the coast.

              “You further state the LTTE retreated because they had no man power. That is more to the reason they should have remained behind in Kilinochchi to fight the last battle, “

              Leave military tactics and strategy to those who are not senile, and go have a nice cup of tea and sleep. Your ideas are too stupid even for a response.

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            @DB

            thanks for your response.

            What I meant by facts: real information focusing on the above information. Gaminis comments on the again and again, but we dont have any kind of reference to support his info. As you once said, all these could also be just speculations.

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              Sirisoma, what is the kind of reference you are seeking other than using one’s common sense.

              To refresh your memory, just prior to the NCP PC elections in August 2008, the MR govt boastfully announced that the LTTE with the civilian population numbering around a three hundred and eighty thousand were confined to their stronghold Kilinochchi and that Kilinochchi was surrounded on three fronts by the Forces. I wonder why the fourth was kept open to which I will come later. It was Prime Minister then Ratnasiri Wickremanayake who is on record for having said that the Forces might capture Kilinochchi possibly on the day of the Elections and bring an end to the War. General SF said that he will be the first person who will fire the first shot from Kilinochchi. The NCP Election was a gory one where Dr, Johnpulle family and a number of UNPers were butchered including Janaka Perera, not by the LTTE who were holed in Kilinochchi but by MR goons. Once MR secured victory at the NCP PC Elections the Monsoons broke out with incessant rains which continued till December that year. The Forces that were threatening to finish the war by capturing Kilinochchi the last bastion of the LTTE did not pursue their target. Then when questioned by the media as to why the Forces were not finishing the War, SF very clearly said that it is their strategy and they will enter Kilinochchi when they decide to. Thereafter the Forces were shown pushing Armoured vehicles stuck in mud at places like Mullativu area, where as earlier the stand was, those areas were liberated and the entire LTTE were confined to Kilinochchi only. The monsoon weather was not the damper as they could have entered Kilinochchi and finished the war but the MR govt allowed the Monsoon to settle. After the Monsoon settled they decide to enter Kilinochchi killing Lasantha Wickrematunge on Jan 8th 2009, who was aware of the whole Drama, after LW wrote an Editorial in the Sunday Leader a few months before as to how the War will end. If possible I will get Lal to reproduce that Editorial.

              Lo and behold when the Forces after covering on three fronts, finally enter Kilinochchi in Jan 2009, the town is deserted as the LTTE had vacated with the Tamil civilian population of around a three hundred and fifty thousand to Puthukudiirippu a distance of about 60 miles away on the Beach front. Does one seriously believe that such an exodus could have taken place in a day or two without the knowledge of the Army that was at the door step on three fronts covering Kilinochchi and why the FOURTH side was left open for the whole purpose??? According to David Blacker the War Veteran thinks that the LTTE retreated because VP did not have the Man power or the child/women power, so they abandon their bunkers at Kilinochchi and get to an open area as a Beach Front. What convoluted Logic of these half baked pundits. Now David, I thought that VP was killed which you vehemently tried to say that the earlier look alike was VP?

              To quote you, ‘ VP just didn’t have the manpower (or child- and woman-power) to hold a broad front. SL Army mechanized units cut the highway north and south of Kili on the 31st of December 2008, and took the town on the 1st of Jan.

              David you are distorting the truth once again, by stating that the Forces took over Kilinochchi on the first of Jan 2009. The Forces took over Kilinochchi after the death of Lasantha Wickrematunga on the 8th of January 2009. The LTTE was so benevolent that they did not even blow up or booby trapped the bunkers but left it for the MR Govt media to film and show the public just like the weapons they buried. If there was no confrontation to take over Kilinochchi, the LTTE stronghold, does one seriously believe there was confrontation to take over lesser important places? Phew! What a War it was? Only that the hall marks of the American involvement is very clear and even individuals as Donald Gnanakone can not speak of, lest they will be thrown out of the US or will simply disappear in to thin air.

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              You might as well ask Gamini to provide info on Martian operations during the invasion of Pluto. His fantastic theories about global conspiracies are sadly the work of a senile brain that sees the US, the Mafia, and Walt Disney behind everything that’s happening in SL. It’s very sad, but you get all sorts on the internet.

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              “David you are distorting the truth once again, by stating that the Forces took over Kilinochchi on the first of Jan 2009. The Forces took over Kilinochchi after the death of Lasantha Wickrematunga on the 8th of January 2009.”

              ““A short while ago, our brave and heroic troops have fully captured Kilinochchi that was considered the main bastion of the LTTE. Our troops have completely taken over the fortress of the LTTE that has been described by our own leaders and accepted internationally as the most powerful terrorist organization in the world,” said President Mahinda Rajapaksa announcing the capture of Kilinochchi to the nation at the Presidential Secretariat this afternoon. (Jan 02). — The Hindu — http://www.hindu.com/nic/kili.html

              I won’t encourage the rest of your drivel by dignifying it with a response, Gamini. The above confirms that as with every thing you bring up, you’re talking utter cock.

              I’m sure you’ll now come up with a theory about how Pakistani ISI agents or the CIA have infiltrated the Hindu, but I think we’ll just leave you to your delusions :D

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        No need to beat about the bush – please respond to the question why Americans dont interview Gota, SF and Shravinda Silva, if they are genuinely interested in war crime investigations in terms of last phase of brutal war in SL ?

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          Well, I don’t believe you have posed this question to me, so I’m not sure which bush you are referring to, but whatever gave you the idea that the Americans are interested in war crimes investigations?

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          This question is also to be responded by DAVID BLACKER

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          Sirisoma, this bugger the paid Lackey will never answer this question, but will give an evasive answer that it is up to the Americans to do so.

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            Of course it is up to the Americans to answer, but we can obviously understand that the US isn’t really interested in the pursuit of war crimes investigations except when it is in their interest. Why would anyone pay me to explain the obvious to you, Gamini?

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        Very reluctantly I have to agree with David Blacker.

        I will respond to the nonsense Gamini writes pretending to be a big UNP Pandithaya. Gamini is absolutely clueless of what happens in the USA except he is correct that Americans should be partially to be blamed for the genocide (alleged)and war crimes. But as usual he has got the “Gomme end of the stick”.

        The American Tamil with a US passport and LTTE legal (What a joke) responsible for giving the wrong advise on Colombo politics is TGTE head and so called Prime Minister of nothing, immigration attorney Rudrakumar who is now grounded, aka Kotta Uda.

        There were a few other advisers, too.

        Donald Gnanakone
        Tamils For Justice.

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          Donald, leave TGTE out. You have claimed on these columns of the Genocide carried out by the Rajapaksas. Then why is it that you do not initiate action to do so, claiming to be the head for Tamil Justice? Bruce Fien was a very vociferous Lawyer, but he was ridiculed by the American media and some of the articles appeared here in the local papers. Now you are saying that even Bruce Fien was not sincere.

          It is funny when the Rajapaksa regime drummed to the whole world to hear in August 2008 that the entire LTTE is holed up in Kilinochchi and Kilinochchi was encircled on three fronts by the Forces for the final kill just before the 2008 August NCP Elections, the Tamil Diaspora including you nor anyone in Tamil Nadu made any fuss about the matter and was very quiet. The only assumption I can think off, is that all of you were hoodwinked to believe that Devolution will be granted after VP was assured a safe passage, conceding the Victory to MR. Ironically without any one of you all knowing, the lot of the LTTE with VP had been massacred after the Tamil civilians had been released. Now all of you want a probe on the massacre, but not willing to accept that all of you were party to the whole Drama, thinking you will get Devolution and a way out for the LTTE cadre including VP although his death was advertised earlier with a look alike. Now Donald all of you who were involved in the Drama are trying to hide the guilt and there is very little that you can do, knowing what the consequences would be if you demand for Justice living in the den of the Illuminatis. It is for that reason you have been quiet all this time and drawn in when I mentioned you by name as you obviously preferred to avoid your guilt and risk your self going against the very Forces the Americans. Otherwise catch you keeping quiet when you are provoked for the slightest of issue. When you say you have to reluctantly agree with David Blacker, it reminds me of the saying how Politics make strange Bedfellows.

          Donald your position in this whole exercise is no different to that of KP’s who descended here to be looked after by MR, thanks to the Immigration Authorities in Malaysia and Bangkok sleeping on their job. Anyway now having being party to the Drama yourself, indirectly plotting with MR for dividend, the Tamils have not only lost the plot but also Devolution and the 13th Amendment as well.

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          Uncle Donald

          Good to see my dear Uncle Don is beginning to understand the real truth.

          PM of Tamil Peelum? What the f**k is that? Where the fu** is that located. This terra supporter must be the PM in his own backhole. I respect you Uncle Don for his honest view on these day-dreaming jokers.

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    Cliffs Notes:

    Oh great white master, deliver We Thamizh from the evil Sinhalam!
    -TGTE

    :-)

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    Dont the sinhalese have brains? Are they as dumb as the tigers?

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      At least ones in current leadership are beyond being stupid. That they have proved many a times sofar.

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        Sun Flower

        True – by eliminatinf the blood sucking terra leader podian Preba aka sun goat.

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    Wow …all you jokers are “out to lunch” !

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    Knock Knock who’s there !

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      It is me Podian Preba from Hell for a short break.

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    RUDRAKUMARAN HAVE SUDDENLY DISCOVERED THAT MS.POWERS BATTERIES ARE DOWN & HAVE BEEN IMMOBILE IN THE UN.
    OUR SHAVENDRA ACTING FOR OUR KHONA WHO IS IN SL, HAS COME TO HER ASSISTANCE AND HELP HER WITH A PUSH START.
    INFACT, IT HAS NOT BEEN A PUSH BUT A MILITARY JERK.

    Powers now appear to be up and running….. That is a Obama “Huchakkuwa”….. Rudrakumaran keep your hands off her as she backfires occasionally.

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    TGTE is a joke. The PM of the TGTE Rudrakumaran cannot come to Canada where more Tamils live outside of Sri lanka.

    Canadian government has not barred him but he is afraid of Tamils who were cheated by this Rudrakumaran when they claimed refugee status in USA. Other splinter group of TGTE under the notorious political criminal S.Thiruchelvam and his gang is another threat to Rudrakumaran.

    S.Thirchelvam proclaimed himself as the PM of the DEMOCRATIC TGTE in Canada.

    Rudrakumaran is now represents his office staff only. Even his deputy PM Dr.Ram Sivalingam publicly cried TGTE is now illegitimate because it did not have the elections in July according to their constitution.

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    Pls visit the page ,CT’s

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    TO THE ATTENTION OF THE READERSHIP OF CT.

    I have offered a simple challenge to David Blacker( War Vetaran) in a comment above to give a list of all the Forces Personnel who died for the thirty months commencing Jan. 2007 to May 2009 in this supposed War with the LTTE where our Forces is supposed to have defeated the LTTE. The task is simple, as I am certain the list must be compiled by now and ready for purpose of record. The names of the dead should not include of those who died before Jan 2007 as MR’s war of thirty months where he defeated the LTTE commences from Jan 2007 to May 2009. The MR govt need not fear or fight shy to reveal the List with Names, Rank, and their Private addresses for the Public to counter check with the families, relatives and neighbours to ascertain the dates.

    To begin with Ratnasiri Wickremanayake is on record in the Hanzard to have revealed that 451 have died for the months of July, August and September 2008. So it would be a figure of 451 plus for the thirty months. Then I will show the whole wide world that the number dead is negligible for the period as this War was a HOAX, but only a Propaganda War. I trust David Blacker will take up the challenge. His silence is deafening so far.

    I find Donald Gnanakone too is silent when I asked him why he does not initiate action against the Americans for the Genocide, without blaming Rudrakumaran of the TGTE. The Truth is all these Leading Tamils in the Diaspora connived with MR for a way out for the Tamil issue secretively by krrping quiet, so much so that MR was warmly welcome in the Hindu Kovils in Tamil Nadu arranged by Thiru Nadesan while the war was on here. Today the Tamils are at sixes and sevens fighting and blaming each other as one can see with the NPC Elections that will be postponed at the last moment thanks to a servile CJ playing ball with MR to subjugate the Tamils. What a scenario where we Sinhalese being accused as Traitors, Commission agents of NGOs, accused of being bribed with Dollars, have fought for the Tamils and their rights notwithstanding the insults heaped on us. I believe the Tamils should at least now drop their homeland theories and separatism and join hands with RW to genuinely form a UNITED NATIONAL PARTY, a common Opposition to run this country and adopt a Constitution where the rights of all are preserved as EQUALS.

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      “I have offered a simple challenge to David Blacker( War Vetaran) in a comment above to give a list of all the Forces Personnel who died for the thirty months commencing Jan. 2007 to May 2009 in this supposed War with the LTTE where our Forces is supposed to have defeated the LTTE. “

      I will provide you with the list as soon as you post a picture of yourself pulling your own head out of your rectum. That is my challenge to you, Gamini. I hope you’re up to it.

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        Until then you can go to the war memorial at Kotte and make your own list. All the names and dates are there so you don’t have to beg me for lists.

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      Gamini -Before Ranil can be expected to unite the two feuding communities he should show his leadership qualities in uniting the UNP – that he has failed in from 1994. He hid Panditharatne’s report that went into why the UNP failed under him. The Report made useful suggestions. In that Report every electorate blamed Ranil, his aloofness and his lack of leadership for the failure of the UNP. Mahinda R cannot hope for a better friend in the Opposition. Ranil is taking the UNP to its grave in its present reincarnation. The GoP will not die and will be resurrected post-Ranil but it will take time. If Gamini D was alive the UNP would have come back in style in 1994 itself. The faggot should leave before violence is used by UNPers again to save the UNP from him.

      Varathan

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