Hands off SL war heroes: Champika

20 March 2016 11:22 am - 11     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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The Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) will not allow war heroes to be questioned by the international community under any circumstances as long as the party is a part of the government, Minister of Megapolis and Western Development Patali Champika Ranawaka said.

Minister Ranawaka made these observations at the JHU’s People’s Forum held at Ape Gama in Battaramulla on Saturday.

Emphasizing that the path of the United National Front is far from being a cake walk, the minister said the legacy of the previous regime continues to hamper the progressive moves of the present government.

“Even after being rejected by people at two consecutive elections last year the leaders of the Rajapaksa regime are over-ambitious to admit defeat. They think this country is their private property and try to regain power by hook or by crook. They can’t stand someone else leading this country,” the minister observed.

 “The year 2020 is going to be a crucial one with two elections on the cards. It’s the JHU and other broadminded patriots that would decide as to who would form the next parliament and be elected the next President,” he added.

  Comments - 11

  • onlooker Monday, 21 March 2016 01:08 PM

    Mr. Minister from whom are you requesting ? Please go in front of a mirror and do it.

    Voter Sunday, 20 March 2016 11:34 AM

    Why is JHU talking of next Presidential elections when the system is to be abolished via DM Android App

    tony Sunday, 20 March 2016 12:22 PM

    Crap talker..trying to buy some voters knowing that end is near.

    Bala Sunday, 20 March 2016 12:37 PM

    Presidential system is not abolished yet - how diid you get this idea.

    Missaka Sunday, 20 March 2016 01:40 PM

    After a long nap!!!!!!, what made, to make some comments.?

    Premalal Sunday, 20 March 2016 02:00 PM

    The whole country will support the heroes but what if there are murderers mingling with them?

    Real Peace Sunday, 20 March 2016 03:58 PM

    Premlal, you are absolutely right. Murderers and rapists are migling with the true war heroes - they need to be weeded out. We can have foreign judges as observers to show the legal process is fair.

    vithura Sunday, 20 March 2016 04:17 PM

    Real war heroes will not be subjected to this investigation, rather only those who have committed alleged war crimes are the ones who will be in scope of this investigation.

    Raj Sunday, 20 March 2016 06:19 PM

    First, Please take a Polygraph test to see if you were driving or not that vehicle that night!!

    Tony Monday, 21 March 2016 06:21 AM

    Are Sri Lankans still so foolish to listen to this crap?

    saman Monday, 21 March 2016 09:29 AM

    Damage has already been done you fool!


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