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MR rejects President’s claims on Nelum Pokuna

4 October 2016 07:03 pm - 19     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa today rejected the statement made by President Maithripala Sirisena in Polonnaruwa, that the foundation stone originally laid by former President Chandrika Kumaratunga to construct the Nelum Pokuna Theatre had been bulldozed.

Media Secretary to former President Rajapaksa said in a statement that even though Mr. Rajapaksa had constructed another memorial to initiate the construction work of the theatre, the memorial erected by former President Chandrika Kumaratunga was intact.

  Comments - 19

  • Manel Wednesday, 05 October 2016 01:58 AM

    What was the need to construct another memorial at peoples' expenses when already there was one depicting CBK's name. callous misuse of public funds by MR.

    adict Wednesday, 05 October 2016 02:26 AM

    this brings serious doubts about president. need an impartial inquiry on australian bribary case....lajjai... via DM Android App

    david strange Wednesday, 05 October 2016 04:22 AM

    I read an article where the former President Chandrika K said Nelum Pokuna "looked like a commode"....

    buwa Wednesday, 05 October 2016 06:17 AM

    Question is not about the foundation stone. its about adding his name to a building which was not even started by him. via DM Android App

    Harry Wednesday, 05 October 2016 04:17 PM

    Why didn't CBK claimed of the foundation stone when she stated it looks as a commode a few months back? How about the new opening ceremony stone laid for the highway constructed by MR?

    dhanu Wednesday, 05 October 2016 04:31 PM

    Ya! Ya ! we thought same way about RW due to losing all the elections

    Thomson Tuesday, 11 October 2016 11:01 AM

    definitely.. as a matter of fact out of all the leader the only person who did for the country... what I cant understand is that the current regime has done nothing for 2 years and still people are so blind to see that...

    Andrew Pitugala Wednesday, 05 October 2016 08:27 AM

    The money did not come from their pockets. The people are paying for it. It should simply be named 'Nelum Pokuna'. We lost a cricket ground,

    Bubble Banda Wednesday, 05 October 2016 09:58 AM

    MR always needs self pride. He is a master boaster.

    Desmond jeromme Wednesday, 05 October 2016 10:11 AM

    MR all your projects are high commission based projects to develop your family with illegal income, but now all the projects are genuine based on Nation Development..

    Kadupol Jothywansa Wednesday, 05 October 2016 10:13 AM

    Too much Mahinda, you must know your present state losing all the elections and cornered. You or your family members will never sit in the ruling chairs for sure.

    Shelly. Tuesday, 04 October 2016 07:41 PM

    Request One Shot to visit the place and confirm the statement of media Secy. I remember a couple of days back One Shot exposed a lie made by the same Secy. regarding a phone call. via DM Android App

    Kolla Wednesday, 05 October 2016 12:20 PM

    Thats because CBK is angry at MR for renaming it

    Chandi Akka Wednesday, 05 October 2016 12:48 PM

    I finished 90 % of the war , others are claiming victory !

    rathnasiri Wednesday, 05 October 2016 01:35 PM

    It is not up to the leader of the country to lie like this.This not the first occasion he lied.I think former president is the no 01 leader we ever had in our history

    Bala Wednesday, 05 October 2016 01:44 PM

    Balance 10% was finished by GOTA from USA.

    Asbandum Tuesday, 04 October 2016 11:40 PM

    Maya !

    indira Wednesday, 05 October 2016 12:09 AM

    It Should be called Chandrika Bandaranayake Nelum Pokona.

    JUDE SILVA Wednesday, 05 October 2016 02:10 PM


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