CBK, MR invited for SLFP May Day rally in Kandy

2017-04-21 21:15:09

Former presidents Chandrika Kumaratunga and Mahinda Rajapaksa have been invited to participate in the Sri Lanka Freedom Party May Day rally to be held at Getambe in Kandy, Central Province Chief Minister Sarath Ekanayake said.

He said party members from across the country were expected to attend the rally in Kandy.

“The joint opposition is also holding a May Day rally in Colombo. A May Day rally should not have a political agenda, but should be about the rights of the workers,” he said.

When journalists asked about former president Rajapaksa's standing among party supporters, Mr. Ekanayake said as the leader who contributed to the ending of the war, Mr. Rajapaksa would always have a special place among party supporters. (J.A.L. Jayasinghe)

  Comments - 16

  • Kadiya Saturday, 22 April 2017 07:10

    MR's invitation isn't worth the postage stamp!!!

    Reply : 1       7

    J Palitha Saturday, 22 April 2017 09:23

    CBK is Ok, but why this looter MR who ruined our country is invited?

    Reply : 5       11

    Moda Weerawansa Saturday, 22 April 2017 09:25

    Hay, if you invite MR, then 75% of the true SLFP supporters will not turn back.

    Reply : 3       5

    Hora Gamampilla Saturday, 22 April 2017 09:27

    Ekanayake is off the head, are you crazy. No need to invite a Ali Baba (MR) for an important May day rally.

    Reply : 2       9

    Honda Hitha Ranil Saturday, 22 April 2017 09:29

    If MR attends the May Day Rally in Kandy, he could expect rotten eggs and rotten vegetable display in the stage when he appears.

    Reply : 2       6

    One Shot Ranjan Saturday, 22 April 2017 20:53

    Believe me, you are correct - now itself a rotten garbage is arranged with all rotten stuffs to throw at Mahinda if he appears in SLFP platform in Kandy for the May day.

    Reply : 0       2

    Bubble Banda Saturday, 22 April 2017 09:30

    Shameless Ekanayake, are you still hanging unto Mahinda? Be careful ... OK.

    Reply : 2       7

    Atha Katha Ranil Saturday, 22 April 2017 20:50

    When he (Ekanayake) was under MR, he was treated as a slave but he earned 3 Mega mansions in UK. So, obviously he likes MR than MS.

    Reply : 0       3

    Desmond Jeromme Saturday, 22 April 2017 09:31

    Mr. Ekanayake are you working for MS or MR?

    Reply : 2       8

    Atha Katha Karu Saturday, 22 April 2017 20:45

    Good question putha. Some of these rotten fellows who made billions will not leave MR still.

    Reply : 0       2

    JAN Saturday, 22 April 2017 11:33

    SLFPUNP wants to strengthen their partys to keep POWER everday but poor peoples getting poorest via DM Android App

    Reply : 2       2

    Selvyn Saturday, 22 April 2017 14:52

    Quiet often we hear MARA is the hero however with that people see him as one who has financially developed himself via DM Android App

    Reply : 1       3

    Jayamanna Saturday, 22 April 2017 14:53

    SLFP is sinking so they are trying to get MR support. Even in last election, Sirisena won the votes from tamils and Muslims.

    Reply : 5       1

    Shelly Saturday, 22 April 2017 19:00

    As a leader who is deviding SLFP and who devided UNP JVP Hela Urumaya SLMC has a place in any platform. But not in Haven. via DM Android App

    Reply : 0       0

    Gemba's Amma Saturday, 22 April 2017 19:21

    Holy cow! Hope he wears a mask when attending and also carry a spray to disinfect the area. Lordy Lord what a country to live in.

    Reply : 0       1

    ceylon Saturday, 22 April 2017 20:47

    both are 2 sides of same did not do anything other one did everything include rob and bankrupt the country. via DM Android App

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