President Mahinda Rajapaksa left Temple Trees, after a discussion with the opposition leader this morning assuring smooth transfer of power, Presidential Media Division said.
Comments - 233
Sam Friday, 09 January 2015 11:03 AM
History repeating itself after 200 years
Hiranbandara Friday, 09 January 2015 07:31 AM
Oh.. High King ... blessings will over to you now?
nipuna Friday, 09 January 2015 08:33 AM
We all play a sort of role in life.As a public servant you played a great role despite alleged corporate governance issues. This results do not indicate the end of your political journey.I hope moving forward being as the opposition leader you are committed in protect ting the democratic values of general mass.Hope new incumbent does things not having an ax to grind.Should he fail,then people will decide his fate.All in all this is the true value of democracy . .
Sarathak Friday, 09 January 2015 08:34 AM
You did a great service to the country through winning the war and introducing physical infrastructure development projects. After you winning the civil war we expected you to mobilize the cspable and talented people of this country for taking the country to the next level. Instead you increasingly relied upon more incapable people who only knew how to abuse their power while praising you which led to your defeat. I hope at least our next president would learn from your costly experience. via DM Android App
Prasad Friday, 09 January 2015 07:31 AM
Sir!!!You did your role to this country. Thanks to all that. Everyone including our children will remember you forever!!!.We love you.
Hirusha Saturday, 10 January 2015 06:10 PM
Dear Sir I think you was the best president in world let us hope the next president will do for sri lanka sir you did not defeat we won the srilankan nation my greatest salutation for you sir
mm.m.m.izzeth Friday, 09 January 2015 07:31 AM
We respect you
Ishan Samat Friday, 09 January 2015 08:38 AM
Dear Sir, Take comfort in the fact, that you walk away with the respect of the people. You have rended a great service to the nation in its time of need, for which we will be ever greatful. However, with the change in time and peoples economical needs, the people have chosen a new direction, this new direction was more to do with the needs of the people. you are the winston churchil of Sri Lanka but sometimes, we have to make way for the greater good like he did when the people chose Clement Attlee
harshani apeksha Friday, 09 January 2015 09:55 AM
you are the greatest leader forever.respect to you APPACHCHI.one day people understand your heart.bt too late.........Thank you...... You protect our country.
Pissu Jacoob Friday, 09 January 2015 11:04 AM
MR has been one of the greatest admirable leaders in the recent times. The exemplary leadership skills he exhibited during the final phase of the war was unparalleled. His last few years in power , he armed a mask in front of him to block the view of reality. His brother aggravated the situation more. Let the accountability takes it own course. Let us move forward with renewed hope. NOBODY is above the betterment of the Motherland.
senirubandara Friday, 09 January 2015 12:25 PM
Duminda Friday, 09 January 2015 07:31 AM
Truly this is done the way article published, your a great person. Country needs stability
K. C. John Friday, 09 January 2015 08:38 AM
Good move to leave before the JVP threw you out!
manjula Friday, 09 January 2015 11:06 AM
Hamedamath obe thuma ape rajathumamai. Hamedamath ape deweni thaththamai. Samedame api obe samegai maharajaneni.
Raks Friday, 09 January 2015 08:38 AM
A great leader and a man of class
leelananda Friday, 09 January 2015 09:56 AM
I respect your honorable departure.
Renu Friday, 09 January 2015 11:08 AM
sadarana samakami mathiwaranayaka pathipala matha obata nikma yamata uwath oba apa rte amaraniya nayakayeki. obata digayu!!!
Nawasdeen Friday, 09 January 2015 07:33 AM
Thanks honorable... You listened to wrong people...I respect you as a great leader of this country.
Mphett Friday, 09 January 2015 09:56 AM
You were a true leader. We will always respect you. thankyou for your exellency, thankyou for everything.Our love for you is indescribable. We will always love you. Respect.
saman Friday, 09 January 2015 09:56 AM
Obage abeetha nayakathwayen mea lakbima eksesath una.Obata apethiyana garuthwaya esemai.ppunch I lamainge Ben Kate thiyenne appachi sinduwa. A pi pinkarala nethinisa ape ratata ape daruwanta rate appachchi peraduna.death yam dawasaka PBA eaviyai api balagene innawa
achu Friday, 09 January 2015 08:39 AM
Where is KP?
kanishka Friday, 09 January 2015 11:09 AM
obage me kapa kirima apa hata kanagatuwa uda kari apage rajathumai.oba kala me sewaya apage hadathula samada rada pawai.apa obata sada nayagathi.
I.G.K Brohier Friday, 09 January 2015 02:00 PM
Dear, out going Mr President M Rajapaksha We thank you so much for bineg with us 8 long years and during your office you saved our nation from terra and instaled pieces to our country, but if you Just stayed back with your 2 years and gave the people more relief in there Day day life and gave your ministers there powers to go on in there work in there ministries I think there will be no leader like you. What I saw in your leader ship is to much of interference in to every matter and you sir did not paneshe the persons who was wrong. Any way we wish all the best and may we see your 3 sons in politickes with better desapling. May the triple gem bless you and your family
Bala Friday, 09 January 2015 07:34 AM
He was great till he decided to pass the 18th Amendment
Dhanapala Friday, 09 January 2015 08:40 AM
very grateful to you for ending the war. But those around destroyed you and you did not realize . Peaceful election..
Ishara Friday, 09 January 2015 11:09 AM
Dear sir ,you have done so much to our country , and we are very grateful I think now you should relax and watch how things will turn out.You have done so much of good I think you deserve to relax and enjoy life,god bless you and in our mind you will always be our president and hero,
Madara Friday, 09 January 2015 02:04 PM
You are a hero for us and the country. You should have stay 2 more years and leave after the election. Our children love you. People will realize you after 2 to 5 year and will need you again
Sampath KC Friday, 09 January 2015 08:41 AM
You will be remembered forever...In this same DM comments I noted that the fools around you will destroy your image one day..It has happened today..
Akilan Friday, 09 January 2015 09:57 AM
Magic !! this is called people POWER !! Although you have lost your temper and uttered some words which Tamils and Muslims cant forgive.
Beg your pardon. Rajapaksa knew no grace. What if he won today and My3s position. You have forgotten what he did to Gen Sarath Foonseka. Its due to My3s and Ranils grace he was allowed a peaceful exit. AND Most have forgotten there were soldiers who fought the war. I dont want to take anything away from him for his role in ending the war. Also consider how lowly manner this camapaing was run giving bribes at every turn violating all laws Is this grace????????
Prabhath Wednesday, 14 January 2015 06:21 AM
great Leadership is required to SL . MR is a great charesmatic leader not a begger stop insulting him. He will get corrected himself and there are 5.7MN people still with him.
pasindu.jay Friday, 09 January 2015 08:41 AM
You are the gift
shenon wijesinghe Friday, 09 January 2015 08:42 AM
you have the brave qualities of a Sinhalese. you left temple trees before any one told you to leave it..........we salute sir.........you are the hero......may god bless you throughout the life.........
BRUDI Friday, 09 January 2015 09:59 AM
You are the greatest leader to ever take care of our mother land. You are a true leader because you love your country and that your country is your heart. We will forever be great full for your leadership to our country. Theruwansarani.................!
shenon wijesinghe Friday, 09 January 2015 08:42 AM
you have the brave qualities of a Sinhalese. you left temple trees before any one told you to leave it..........we salute sir.........you are the hero......may god bless you throughout the life.........
tharu Friday, 09 January 2015 11:12 AM
You are the best leader in our world.we proud of you and we respect you.
SUJEE Friday, 09 January 2015 08:42 AM
OBA DINAADUN ME NIDAHAS RATEHI "RAJJURUVO" HEMADAMATH OBAMAI PIYANENI. APE ADARAYA HA ACHARAYA OBATHUMANTA MESE PUDAKARANNEMU....
madu Friday, 09 January 2015 10:01 AM
Rata eksesath kradun maharajananta uththamacharaya!!!!! Ayeth Mariana biyrn jiwath wenna wenawa sinhala capita.danath raten bagayakma demala Muslim palanayakata gihin iwarai.obe agaya danena thaw a wadikalayak ynaha.me hama dekinma penawa lankwe inne ratata wada bada gana hithana Maya kiyala.SAMADA OBAI APE NAYKYA!!!BUDUSARANAI
MY10 Friday, 09 January 2015 10:01 AM
Hope the Astrologers also going with him to predict his hourly horoscope from now on.
ano Friday, 09 January 2015 11:13 AM
you are a hero
Nuwan Chamara Rathnayake Friday, 09 January 2015 12:39 PM
Ohoma yanna denna. Balmu wena de. Oba langath waradi thibuna thmaie. Namuth oba apita dunna nidahas apita amathka karann baah
Cheers Friday, 09 January 2015 08:42 AM
I am not sure if you have conceded defeat if so you will go in our history books for pulling our country from dark to glory with peace and light with tremendous development. You have created a legacy in Sri lankan politics and any other president taking over from you have to work more than you if not people will show the door like what has happened this time. Our Sri lankans are all short sighted and forget things fast but you should be proud for the leadership you have shown amazing nothing else amazing may the triple gem bless you always
Ven. Prof. Gallelle Sumanasiri Friday, 09 January 2015 10:01 AM
His Excellency President Mahinda Rajapaksha,it is not a defeat. Respect remain with all citizens, who vote for and against you. Even those who vote against repent with the out come as their heart core pay gratitude for the immense services rendered to the country and nation by the president. Heart is still with you. short coming pointed out by the opposition are the real weakness for the out come. MAY GOOD HEALTH WITH YOU AND BLESSINGS OF THE TRIPLE GEMS BE WITH YOU.
lasantha Friday, 09 January 2015 11:13 AM
even when Dutugemunu king of the country, some could have thought about a change, but we did not think what is the swan result
Amrita Nanda Friday, 09 January 2015 08:43 AM
I can undoubtedly say Mahinda Rajapaksa is one of the great leaders among the developing countries, who can accept win and loss so easily and courageously. You will remain as a inspiration for other developing countries. Wish you good luck and good health.
Kumar Friday, 09 January 2015 10:02 AM
A great leader and I am sad to see him go.If he had not interfered with the elected representatives of the north he would also have captured the heart and votes of the minorities.
tharu Friday, 09 January 2015 11:14 AM
You are the best leader in our world.we proud of u and respect u forever.
MSR Friday, 09 January 2015 08:43 AM
Sad to see you leaving. thank you Sir for bringing a such a smooth transfer and a fair election. You will be always remembered as the man who lead us to the victory from LTTE terrorism and brought us peace.
K.Premalal Bandara. Friday, 09 January 2015 10:02 AM
you are the great....but you mislead by your subordinates.
MADUKRM22 Friday, 09 January 2015 08:44 AM
Well said Muthatha !! Thats a really good one.
eran Friday, 09 January 2015 10:04 AM
We miss you a lot my dear leader....cm again
Tharu Friday, 09 January 2015 11:18 AM
TRUE LEADERS are like STATUES whether it rains or shines, they never bend their necks to LOOK BACKWARDS?So Dear SIR U WILL BE FOREVER IN OUR HEARTS COZ UR A GREAT LEADER.We Respect You Forever.May God Bless You!!!
sunil Saturday, 10 January 2015 11:24 AM
Dear Sir, You are the greatest leader of our history after king dutugamunu. You are the president who do not forget the history for ever - we wish you long life and good healthBudu Saranai.
peiris Friday, 09 January 2015 08:44 AM
Go wherever you want. Pls dont try to give oxygen to LTTE.
Devin Friday, 09 January 2015 08:44 AM
For your leadership of the Civil-War and the surrounding international politics you will be a Hero to me forever. Since that time why you did not pursue more reconciliation and slip on good-governance and nepotism I will never understand!Best wishes!
abes Friday, 09 January 2015 10:05 AM
We owe you sir stopping the Bloody war...... Good Luck.... Good Health for you
dinesh Friday, 09 January 2015 10:05 AM
You are greate leader .
chanaka Friday, 09 January 2015 02:13 PM
Dear Mr Mahinda Rajapaksha,, Sir you now sty peacefully with rest of your family members,,, Sri Lanka Sinhalese Buddhist people will suffer what they have done to you,, this is cruel world Sir,,,All the best and good health to you and your family Sir,,,,I will never forget you,, always remember you what you have done for the country,,
saman jayakody Saturday, 10 January 2015 01:47 PM
Great person with great qualities.... We as a Nation Salute and respect you Sir. Being a person with lot of experiences, hope you can tolerate this situation and come up with more talents when the country require in future as well....
Namaska Senanayake Friday, 09 January 2015 10:06 AM
The full credit for the peaceful election shud and must go to the EC for his fearless no nonsense style of management. The Kaduwela Magistrate also shud be given due credit for the brave and courageous decision to stop the broadcasting of the JAMAHAMUWA. Had it gone on air as scheduled, the final result wud have been definitely different.
missy Saturday, 10 January 2015 02:41 AM
Thank you MR for what you did to the country we are proud Sri Lankans but the bad part was corruption and the family running the country. No doubt you have done a lot to the country but the poor suffered
Suny J fm Melbouren Friday, 09 January 2015 08:46 AM
Too early to comment mate...you wait and see..
chana Tuesday, 13 January 2015 12:25 PM
Your 100% Correct ,,but to unfortunately 90% of sri lankan dont knw that happen in 200 years back
Raj Friday, 09 January 2015 08:46 AM
If only after the defeat of LTTE, when you were at the peak of popularity by all races in Sri Lanka - you had the courage to have solved the Tamil issue, you would not have been voted out!!Trying to turn Sri Lanka into your own family business misfired too!!Adiyos MR.
Senason Friday, 09 January 2015 10:06 AM
Life is so sir, I did not receive anything from your government during past decade but your name will be in the harts of our family members forever as the greatest leader. I even explain this to my children who love U so much We all hope to visit U latter. We all love U Sir.
Dona Friday, 09 January 2015 08:46 AM
Yes, You are really correct. Web site and Internet destroyed Peaceful of Sri Lanka
sam Silva Friday, 09 January 2015 10:07 AM
MR you will go down as the most corrupt PresidentThe following statement from the ISLAND summarises "Wijeyadasa regretted that President Rajapaksa had acted in the most disgraceful manner by claiming that UNP Deputy Leader Sajith Premadasa would join him at Kesbewa during his final campaign meeting and going to the extent of using the Rupavahini Corporation to announce yesterday morning that Premadasa had joined the government . "This sort of thing never happened before. The false allegation was corrected only around 12 noon after some damage had been done and that too after the EC had gone to the television station and insisted that a correction be made. Throughout the campaign our supporters were attacked, killed and election stages burnt," he said, adding that the President had even taken R. A. Sirisena another candidate, who had paraded as Maithripala Sirrisena to the Medamulana Polling station and made a public spectacle of him, which would go down as biggest joke of the entire election."
Nona Halim Khan Friday, 09 January 2015 11:21 AM
Hats Off to you, Your Excellency. You respected the nation and developed our country to a great extent. Yet the people wanted a change due to various grievances and hardships they underwent and there was not enough time to fulfill all the needs, especially the cost of living and their inability to cope up. You left respectfully. We are still grateful to you, Your Excellency. We sincerely hope Peace would prevail in our country right throughout. You are a Gentleman Your Excellency. With respect.
Palitha .K Friday, 09 January 2015 10:07 AM
Your. a Great Leader, it is a lesson for future Leaders
SENELI Friday, 09 January 2015 12:46 PM
WE ARE EXTREMELY SORROWFUL DEAR SIR.
Tharanga Friday, 09 January 2015 08:52 AM
YOU ARE A GREAT LEADER!!!!!
Priya Friday, 09 January 2015 11:22 AM
Its a very sad day to see the exit of a great and charismatic leader. I am a Tamil but always appreciated and had high regard for you. All these comments show although people voted against you, they respected and honored you as a brave leader. The very people who called for your defeat now realizes your value. People are genuinely sad about the defeat of a great leader than glad about the victory of the candidate they voted for. Soon the country will realize the impact of your loss. It will take at least few decades to rectify this mistake. Too late then. I am apologizing to you on behalf of my community because they too are responsible for this. God Bless you sir and thank you for all what you have done for the country. Your bold leadership will always be remembered.
Ishara rasaputhra Friday, 09 January 2015 08:53 AM
your a Great Leader there will be no other like You Thank You so much for Sabine out Country God bles You we Will Never forget you
jaya Friday, 09 January 2015 04:28 PM
You will e remembered ever for the good things you have done for the country.
A W Abdulkany Friday, 09 January 2015 11:21 AM
Better you left with dignity. Accept our sympathies. You will be remembered by the minority communities in Sri Lanka for allowing them to lead their lives in peace and harmoney. Thank You Mr President. via DM Android App
Mr.fais Friday, 09 January 2015 10:09 AM
thanks lot. you are a great person. but your sons,brothers and specially balu sena damaged all of glories and your images in front of world and in island. bodu bala sena is worst than LTTE. why you do not understand.? we are very sad bcz of loosing a greatest man
B. PRAHALATHAN Friday, 09 January 2015 10:09 AM
My Dearest SirActually You have won this election as single candidate. You are a visionary leader Sir and we are going to miss you. Nothing to worry Sir. Be cool. In future do not listen others word. Yes. we respect you sir. You are a gentleman.MAY GOD BLESS YOU.
samarasinghe Friday, 09 January 2015 08:56 AM
I see you go with a heavy heart, more so when it shows that it has been handed over to leaders who are not so worthy, You too as a human being has faults but the ministers you had were not able to show you the gravity of the situation until they decided to stab you in the back.Our history does repeat itself May the triple gem be with you and family
ajantha weerakoon Friday, 09 January 2015 10:09 AM
Dear sir,LANKA MATHA NEVER FORGET YOU .WE RESPECT YOU FOR EVERDALADA SAMEDU SARANI OBATA
kajanthan Friday, 09 January 2015 11:23 AM
i never seen any leader in the world like you. you have done lots for our country. i apologies your brave activities.
Sinha Friday, 09 January 2015 04:33 PM
Honest truth was the needed political leadership eas given by MR and Gota. And military leadership were not solely on Sarath Fonseka. What did others did 30 years. JR, Premadas, Chandrika and our Thoppigala hero Ranil ? Did MR bend to Western attempt to get Praba out. Sam when you see from where Sirisena got his votes, you can make a picture what is in for sorry Sri Lanka.
Niroshan Friday, 09 January 2015 10:10 AM
you built your house and did you hand over it to the head mason? you have limited thinking capacity.
lb Friday, 09 January 2015 11:23 AM
me too, want to see the face...
das Friday, 09 January 2015 10:27 PM
No no. we have had enough of u and ur cronies.
MADUKRM22 Friday, 09 January 2015 08:56 AM
This is the first time in the history of Sri Lanka that an incumbent President of has contested and lost the election.
Reader Friday, 09 January 2015 11:24 AM
Websites and internet only disseminated the news, it was the people who created the news (i.e. BBS) that are responsible for the result.
Devi Gamlath Friday, 09 January 2015 08:59 AM
Winning or loosing should be accepted peacefully..However you are a great leader...we respect you..
udaya Friday, 09 January 2015 10:10 AM
piyanane..oba semadamat sri lankawe dewana dutugemunui.a sresta bawa semadamat ma sithe tiyenawa.numba kala meheyata jatiyama, me desayama kalaguna selakuwa itamat madi.namut terewi numbe agaya dinayaka mathu angate.DUK WENNA PASU TEWENNA EPA RAJUNI.... NUBAI DINUM...! OBATA MA SADA GARU KARANNEMU DAYABARA PIYANANNE. .
vajira Saturday, 10 January 2015 06:53 PM
dear sir, you are a very great person I have ever seen. you defeated terrorism. you made good future to us. you are a hero of my life. well done sir .wish u a healthy and happy life.budusaranai.
vajira Friday, 09 January 2015 10:11 AM
you are a great leader sir.we are still not thinking that you have lost.we can remember you forever.
Gaminieb Friday, 09 January 2015 09:00 AM
Great leader. We respect you. Budu Saranai.
sinha Friday, 09 January 2015 11:27 AM
This is true. Ohu naya natha, namuth rata nayavi Atha
demel Friday, 09 January 2015 12:50 PM
He would have served better without corruptions help people to live happily cut down high taxes stop all illegal drug trafiking stopping spreading of genocide for his balance two years.He failed to fulfill his duties. This is why people rejected him.i wish all the best to new President who will make our nation beauty. via DM Android App
Arumugam Friday, 09 January 2015 09:00 AM
We salute you Mr. President. You are the true leader of all we remember forever...
sam Friday, 09 January 2015 10:28 PM
Intellectual Sri Lankan Friday, 09 January 2015 09:03 AM
You have just elected a man who betrayed his own best friend
walisundara Friday, 09 January 2015 10:12 AM
Obata godak pin mahathmayanani apage hadawath thula tibunu uda biya thawakalikawa ho nathara kalata.api hithuwa hamadama api uda biya nathi rataka jeewath wenna puluwan wei kiyala,namuth apa janathawata eya thawakalikama sathutak wei kiya dan apa sithanawa. Oba thuma methek kal apa janathawage jeevitha araksha kala.anith aya kiyana vidihata oba thuma me rata badagena kawath kamak na mokada apita baya nathiwa kelin hitaganna kondak dunne oba thuma.30 wasaraka uda biya apa hadawath thulin nathi kala. Minissunta hamadema amathaka wenna gatha wenne sulu mohothai. Ape hadawath thula athi wena wedanawa obathuma chandayen paraduna nisa nowa api paradune me mulu jathiyenma ha me mulu lokeyenmai.oba thuma karapu hariya apita saheemakata path wenna hodatama athi.bala thanhawa salli walata tiyena asawa nila thala walata tiyena asawa nisa me rata nawatahath biyen saken jeewath wana ratak apita labei kiyana baya ape hadawath walata nawathath ei kiyana baya hithe ithuru karagena apa janathawa nihadawa bala sitinawa.paksha pata walata me rata beda wen karanna puluwan bawa apa janathawa hodatama dannawa. Hadawatahata ekagawa ma duk wenne oba thumage mehewara a kalaguna salakima merata janathawata amathaka una nisai.oba apa janathawagen ath unath apa hadawath thula oba thuma sadahatama ape weerayek. Obata godak pin me mulu sri lankeeya janathawa wenuwen me kala mehewara ha nidahsa wenuwen.hamadamath ape raju obai.thank you very much.godaaak sathuthi.budu saranai.
sujeewanir Ranchagoda Friday, 09 January 2015 09:03 AM
Finally you showed the spirit of true statesman. You did a great thing by the country. We salute you.
nilmini Friday, 09 January 2015 11:30 AM
WE RESPECT AND HONOR YOU SIR FOR PEACE YOU GAVE US.
Hussain Friday, 09 January 2015 08:38 PM
It was really sad and touching. Its only the goons around you bought this fate upon you. I know as an individual you are a much better person. Future leaders could take a leaf out of the complete process over which eventually MR was lead to defeat.
ArI Friday, 09 January 2015 10:15 AM
Garu Janadhipathi thumaani, UNP yen panapu ayai,Wimal Weerawansai Basilui,obava vanasuwaa.Rata rakadun obata Theruwan saranai !
sugandi and family Friday, 09 January 2015 10:15 AM
Still your the best leader in our heart...
ROHAN Friday, 09 January 2015 11:32 AM
tanhaya jayati sokoTranslation: From thirst, grief is born.But you will still be Remembered as a powerful leader, If only you had looked deep around, you would have seen the BAD worms clinging to you.Sorry but GODS still more Powerful.
george Friday, 09 January 2015 12:53 PM
Well said Kamal. Grace and statesmanship was shown by the incoming President and party. No revenge and permitting a peaceful exit.
sampath Friday, 09 January 2015 04:38 PM
oba ape piya.obata mulu ratama naya gathi piyanani.
Ishara Friday, 09 January 2015 09:05 AM
dear sir Thank You so much for been such a good Leader we Respect You and Will Never forget You please publish this
priyan Friday, 09 January 2015 10:16 AM
we are proud of you sir. unless you did not selected in 2005, our mother land is a hell controll by tigers and extremist. you are a tru gentlemen. we will remember you forever in our heart. may triple gem bless you
Nilan Friday, 09 January 2015 04:39 PM
Dear sir, You left respectfully. We are still grateful to you, Grate Leader of Nation, wipe out terrariums is unforgettable , thankful thing . here after Do not believe bad ministers around . no way. punish them on the spot , Do not wait until last minute. Dear sir, give your maximum support to make this beautiful country Best in this world . with your 45 years experience .
Kasthuri Friday, 09 January 2015 09:05 AM
You are a great leader of our era!. Not only you saved the motherland, also put the country into development track as the way never before we have seen even though allegation made against you. People will remember you as a leader, who loves the country and people and also as a hero who won the war whilst stood against influence from western politics. May triple gems bless you.
Harshani Udagama Friday, 09 January 2015 10:17 AM
We will always be grateful to you for what you gave us. You are a great leader who did a lot to the Mother Land and really sad to see you going. May the triple gem bless you Mr. President!
dhanushka lakmal Saturday, 10 January 2015 11:58 AM
The greatest ever is Mr. Mahinda rajapaksha. No doubt about it
Roshan Gunaratne Friday, 09 January 2015 10:19 AM
Dear Sir, You had to wait for next 2 years.Jayawewa...!!!!!!
irfan Friday, 09 January 2015 12:57 PM
Thank you sir.....have a great future.....your always great leader of sri lanka .....
Wijesena Arumapperuma Friday, 09 January 2015 08:43 PM
Oba mihipita deviyeki . Mulu ratatama honda sevayak kara Awasanayeth oba nambukara ha mahathama gunaya penwamin nimkma giya bawa sabaya . Eya sabavinma Apata Daradatha nohaki vedanawak viya . Obata theruwan saranai. Thiran jayathu .
indrajit Friday, 09 January 2015 09:07 AM
We respect your decision and your name will be writen in histroy by golden letters. Your life will be a great lesson for all world leaders. Every one should learn when they in power what to do and not to do. You are a very carsmatic leader in Asia.
senarath Friday, 09 January 2015 10:20 AM
Ill respect your respect to peoples, But we not seen it last month.
sinha Friday, 09 January 2015 11:34 AM
Yes we should respect the all corruption happened during last 6 yrs
Sachith Friday, 09 January 2015 12:58 PM
Respect for the great leader.
mack Friday, 09 January 2015 09:05 AM
I was a critic and not a big fan of you sir but excepting defeat in such a graceful manner shows you great human qualities.thanks for your services to the nation and you will be remembered as a great leader via DM Android App
Kunan Friday, 09 January 2015 09:08 AM
Well done. All the power to you! Good luck.
UDAYA Friday, 09 January 2015 10:21 AM
JATIYE PIYANANE, perdune numba nowei apai.DINUWE SIHALUN nowei LTTE EKAI.NUMBA BERA DUN DESAYA NOWATINA ATALOSSAKGE KRIYAWAN NISA APATA PITKONDAK TIWUNU LOKAYE DARUNUMA TRSTHAYA MARDANAYA KALA OBAWA EPA KIWATA NISEKAWA YALIT MAHIDA DEWANA GEMUNUWANI OOBA AWESI DINA WEDI ETAKA NOWE.OBATA SAMMA SAMBUDUSARANAI......API NUMBATA ADAREI HEMADAMAT.
george Friday, 09 January 2015 11:36 AM
Wish he had shown this type of statesmanship earlier.
gayan Friday, 09 January 2015 09:09 AM
One of the greatest leaders sri lanka ever had. We love you sir.
H.D.Chanchala Nadeeshani Friday, 09 January 2015 10:21 AM
mage rata eksesath kala sadadaraneeya senadinayakayaneni,rate janathawata sabawinma adare karana oba wani nayakayek sitima ratata wasanawak.samada api oba samagai.we will respect you sir.Good luck.
Ravi Friday, 09 January 2015 10:22 AM
You are a great leader. Many thanks for saving our country Obata Digasiri Pathami!!!
RJ Friday, 09 January 2015 11:36 AM
Thank you MR for the service you did and a nation would salute you no matter who they voted. If you had put law and order in place as much as the development process, your victory would have been inevitable. Our country was blessed to have a leader like you. Thank you Sir
Kishin Mahtani Friday, 09 January 2015 09:10 AM
Thanks SirI will all ways respect You. You are a great Person
HENRY Friday, 09 January 2015 09:10 AM
You have done your duty to SL than any of the past presidents, thanks for protecting our sovereignty and admire your handing over reigns peacefully. Wish you the very best.
S.G.PILLAI. Friday, 09 January 2015 01:01 PM
Jeyawea... Your are the real winner sir. You were cheated and defeated by traitors. You are alone.. the entire politicians were against you. But nearly half of the nation is with you. You are also an EXAMPLE STATESMEN. OTHERWISE HOW A PEACEFUL ELECTION IS POSSIBLE AS EVERY ONE PRAISE, COUNTRY WILL NEED YOU SOON. relax until
joseph Friday, 09 January 2015 09:11 AM
what else to do
Namalie Liyanagunawardane Friday, 09 January 2015 01:01 PM
Dear Mr. President, We never forget you as great leader of our country. You are the president who save our motherland from LTTE.for us and our kids. Our kids also love you lot.They also never forget "Janadhipathi - Mahinda Mama". Everytime I show you as King Dutugemunu for them. WE salute you Sir ! May Triple Gem Bless you Always !
Kushan Gurusinghe Friday, 09 January 2015 09:13 AM
You are a real visionary leader. your leadership cannot be challenged by anyone in the world. you saved this country.however short visionary sri lankans together with TNA and diaspora defeated the country not you. you will always be the leader to us.
ranjith nirmal Friday, 09 January 2015 10:26 AM
bay bye temple trees
indika Friday, 09 January 2015 09:13 AM
You are the greatest leader we ever had in modern sri lanka. We never expected peace in this country in our life time. You made it. We love you for ever.
Mahesh Friday, 09 January 2015 01:00 PM
Gentleman is always gentleman. via DM Android App
Nilanthi peiris Friday, 09 January 2015 10:27 AM
Our greatest leader,Maharajaneni You are the only best leader in our country we have ever seen..Sir, I salute you .Your name will be written in history by GOLDEN LETTERS..........Our heartily condolence Maharajaneni.......
Ganga Friday, 09 January 2015 01:02 PM
Dear Mr President, Thank you so much sir for all what you have done for our beloved motherland. The ungrateful people will soon realize that they have sent home a great and strong leader with a vision who stood for the country at all times. They will regret for their decision. We all respect you and owe you for saving and protecting the country. You will always be remembered as a great hero. Good luck and may god bless you sir.
Jey Friday, 09 January 2015 09:15 AM
You had every element to built a first world nation on your hand from May 2009. You had power. You had mandate. And you were in far better situation than Lee kuan yew (Singapore) when it was expelled from Malaysia on 9 August 1965. Its always best to make decision what history taught us in the past. Winston Churchill lost next election even if he had defended England from Nasi invasion in world war 2. Unfortunately everything was capitalized in different direction.
Sendanayaka Friday, 09 January 2015 10:27 AM
Apa obata sada nayagathi way.
Thanga Thursday, 15 January 2015 05:12 AM
Rajapaksa won the war, but lost the peace. He treated the Thamil people shabbily and heaped indignity on them by deploying 150,000 troops in the North.
Jayantha Perera Friday, 09 January 2015 09:15 AM
Once a wise man , Lord Atkin said "power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely." This is a lesson to all those who assume absolute power once being elected by the people.Now Mr Ex President, people will no longer remember you about few good things you did but all the bad things you did during your tenure. This is the irony of the history. Happy retirement with your extended family !!
Omaha Friday, 09 January 2015 01:05 PM
dear sir.i never forgt u.ur our president and ourfather 4ever.ayu bo wewa MAHARAJANENI.we hope ur son.he is next president in our country.we love verry much.thank u sir.god bless u
Roshini Friday, 09 January 2015 09:17 AM
Good luck Sir. We respect u. forever we will remember what u have done to out country. you are one of great person i like n love in my life. Great Job Sir. Thank you..
Bandula Friday, 09 January 2015 10:53 PM
Dear Sire! What a great leader you are and great loss to Sri Lanka and its Future prosperity. The service you have done to our motherland is unparalleled in the recent history. You had the courage and determination to root out the curse of terrorism that has been perpetrated by an organised, ruthless and devious internationally backed terror group. You stud up against the Western Geopolitical schemers, who were using murderous terror group LTTE to achieve their goals.How could the Sri Lankans that has suffered the scourge of terrorism for over 30 years, forget what you have done to liberate our country so soon! You will never be alone and live in our hearts and until our last breath. I which you all the best and a long life!
CHINTHAKA Friday, 09 January 2015 09:18 AM
you are greatest leader in this country. we respect you though our life. You loss ground due to your family members and stupid peoples around you. Even you loss PEZ election 2014, country will respect you coming decades as a greatest leader in SL after independency. Best of luck Sir.
Chaminda Friday, 09 January 2015 09:19 AM
Here comes Democracy to the picture now. We will respect you Sir.
Ishanka Friday, 09 January 2015 08:53 PM
Thank you for being a great leader. Its a honor to have you as the president of our mother land. God bless you Sir.
ravi sene Friday, 09 January 2015 09:19 AM
Salute you sir,sorry you had faith in astrology.Good health!
dn Friday, 09 January 2015 09:19 AM
Yes..he was a great leader till about 2011..but then.....He forgot the history and forgot the people who help him to come to this stage....We see the result of that today....!
Sam Friday, 09 January 2015 09:19 AM
Correction: it was thanks to our valiant men and women in the armed forces along with General Sarath Fonseka that defeated the LTTE. No politician went to war, it was all thanks to our soldiers. Let us honor our men and women in uniform by giving them credit please.
Shaun Ratnayake Saturday, 10 January 2015 05:05 PM
What even happened is happened, Nation can forget everything within 7 days. You are my hero and you are the king for Sri Lanka for ever. You are true here and the leader. I even do not even have Sri Lanka Citizency, but I have Sri lankan blood. I truly believed that there is no right leader than you.
SWIC Friday, 09 January 2015 09:21 AM
You will be remembered for ever. Thun Saranai
limited comment Friday, 09 January 2015 08:57 PM
Thank you mr.president ! u have done a lot to ppl of srilanka l.
hectator Friday, 09 January 2015 09:22 AM
wE JUST elected a man who betrayed his best friend for the benefit of our nation. We are not out of the woods yet. Lets see what gota will do. Lets see which promises the new leader will keep. Fingers crossed.
Devin Friday, 09 January 2015 11:44 AM
"Betrayal for greater good - i.e. of the country" is key. Now we hope to observe and participate in the delivery of what greater good means. It could be an exciting time in SL!
HOMAGAMA TEAM Friday, 09 January 2015 06:41 PM
DIGASIRI OBATA. LABA DUN NIDAHASA VENUVEN APA OBATA NAYAGATI.OBA SAMADA APE JANAPATI.
Dominic Friday, 09 January 2015 09:23 AM
Ayubowan Sir, We respect to you.
slwala Friday, 09 January 2015 09:24 AM
so now what will happen to Mervin Silva? Should drag him out of the hole where he is hiding and tie him up to a tree and piss on him
Muthu Friday, 09 January 2015 09:24 AM
Transfer of power to a group of monkeys. very soon the country is going to realize the gravity of your exit. We salute our president Mahinda Rajapakse.
Peter Arendtsz Friday, 09 January 2015 11:46 AM
Dear Sir thanks very much for standing up and finishing the war, with the ending of war there was a lot of things you could have done to rule our country with peace and prosperity unfortunately your family and close henchmen destroyed all that for you and the country, thats what the election result showed country needs to move on... but you will always be in our mind .... Thank you and may God bless you..
chandani Friday, 09 January 2015 09:24 AM
You are a Great Leader Sir...Thank you for everything you have done to this country.You will be remembered in our hearts forever.
SUJITH Friday, 09 January 2015 09:24 AM
Dear Sir, We voted not against you but against bad governance, corruption, concentration of power in to a family, relatives and friends. You failed miserably to rectify this. Had you properly addressed these issues, you would have been our president for another decades. Whatever happens, we never forget what you have rendered to the nation.
Madlin Friday, 09 January 2015 09:23 AM
We cannot forget him for the role he played in ending. via DM Android App
Jehan - Melbourne Friday, 09 January 2015 09:25 AM
We salute you Mahinda, you are one heck of a leader. When I left Sri Lanka in 1998, I never thought any Sri Lankan leader would en the war. But you did. All the best to you. I hope the next generation of leaders in Sri Lanka build on what you achieved.
lalith Friday, 09 January 2015 11:48 AM
Great MAHINDA oba weerayek.MAY GOD BLESS YOU.BUT you were looking after your family only. you never look about sri lanka people very sad.YOU KNOW WHY?now you can relax and think what was the wrong doing.
Deborah Friday, 09 January 2015 09:27 AM
We are proud of you Sir. Thank you for saving this country from the crutches of terrorism. For that we hold you in high esteem. God Bless You
Mohammed Saturday, 10 January 2015 04:29 AM
Please ignore my previous comment and publish this please:My Dear Sir few things you remember in future –Do not bring family into politics Do not call minorities such as “ Muslim Minissu” and “ Demal Minissu” – they were born in Sri Lanka Muslims always loved this country even during kings period they were with kings protected the country by waging wars –Do not bring religion when it comes to leadership – it can be any religion as its personal to any individual.I am writing this because we need a leader like you with good backbone to face international double games. Muslims were always 10 % for last 50 years and they them self-fight within for the pride and do not allow another Muslim to come-up so do not worry. I being a Moor-Muslim I like you are back again with clean heartBudu Saranai !!!!
p.m.j.p.wijenayake Friday, 09 January 2015 11:48 AM
Garu piyaneni,obage agaya nuduredima jatiyata danewi,obata turunuwan saranai
Rasika Saturday, 10 January 2015 02:49 PM
Obage agaya ape minisunta danene ada nowa mathuwatai
maurice Sunday, 11 January 2015 08:29 AM
Sad to see you go. You were the only World leader whop kept your promise. You ended the war, gave prosperity, peace and happiness to Sri Lanka . Enjoy the rest of your life
Sathyapala Saturday, 10 January 2015 05:23 PM
Oba nodanee Ma sithamee,rata naya Vee atthe N .M pererage pasuvaya,maha raja rajapkse mathithumata oba naya gethi nidahase husma gannavata
leel Friday, 09 January 2015 09:35 AM
apita konnda kelin thiyagena loketa moona denna udau karapu ekata obata pin. ratata jathiyata naya nethi obawa epa kiyapu aya newatha obawa one wenkan api upekshawen balan imu..... me samudeemak nowa aradanawak pamani.........budusarani..........
Gamini Fernando Friday, 09 January 2015 09:36 AM
Good riddance of bad rubbish!
velu Friday, 09 January 2015 09:04 PM
It shows about sinhalese opinions
thilaka Tuesday, 13 January 2015 01:46 PM
He is our hero
seetha Friday, 09 January 2015 09:36 AM
you are a great leader. Everyone will remember you forever sir. Because of you sir we have a safe country. I salute you for your great service
Ronald Friday, 09 January 2015 01:25 PM
Ko Bang ara tissa kiyana eka ?
ama sheno Saturday, 10 January 2015 12:46 PM
rata beragath uthum nayakayaneni obai me deshaye suwahasak duwadaruwange adambarakara piyanan ape uththamacharaya sada obatai api sada oba samagai
Lakmal Friday, 09 January 2015 09:38 AM
Dear Mr. President.We remember the day you stepped to the temple trees ........School children were dying in buses and trains from bombs.We had junk roads to go to work, and there ware no enough buses.We went to gov offices three - four times to get a birth certificate.Few children knew how to operate a laptop in this country.There were no lights, when there was no rain.You did such a massive amount of work we even cannot imaginein ten years. But you had lot of cowards around who gave you a bad reputation. I hope you Good health, long life and happy retirement !Lakmal
B. Prasad Friday, 09 January 2015 11:59 AM
carefully see the comments of Sinhalese and non Sinhalese...and guess what will be the future of small one
Dana Friday, 09 January 2015 09:39 AM
Sorry mr.president but we had to do this.
senali jayawardana Friday, 09 January 2015 12:00 PM
Your a great person .I was really sad about the election result But I know you are really great.you have given us free and beautiful country .as a daughter I respect you.
shu Friday, 09 January 2015 12:02 PM
Too much astrology!maybe common sense would have helped u
chandana.mohotty Friday, 09 January 2015 01:30 PM
Sir, You are the hero and god of our motherland. You live in my heart every day sir. Sir we miss you. Today is a mourning day for us.Thank u sir save my life and my respective fellow citizens from LTTE blood hunters.Can we ever forget?
thushara Friday, 09 January 2015 07:13 AM
Oba me rata eksesath kala sadadaraneeya nayakayai. Obage agaya ratata danenne ada nowa mathu anagathayediya. Oba ratata naya natha. Ayubowewa Maharajaneni !!!
chandi Friday, 09 January 2015 09:14 PM
Chiran jayathu maharajaneni
hash Saturday, 10 January 2015 03:16 PM
we are very thankful about sir.you were the great king in our country.god bless you.
Gona Friday, 09 January 2015 07:14 AM
Jayawewa, eth Dukai
Hiran Friday, 09 January 2015 12:03 PM
Thank you Tissa Aththanayake! Johnna penna, Ranil dinna!!!! Hahaha
nandana liyanage Friday, 09 January 2015 01:34 PM
people must realize your motherland now danger we dont have strong leder now starting destroyed nodody control like mahinda sir you will be soon
sena Friday, 09 January 2015 07:15 AM
It was graceful. A peaceful election . An example to the rest of the world
Apsara Friday, 09 January 2015 10:55 AM
we respect u forever sir ....come again
Ppj Friday, 09 January 2015 12:03 PM
Former President MRs cut out on Galle Road, Bambalapitiya is covered the face with a black cloth/Paper is very sad...?..
Lalith Friday, 09 January 2015 07:16 AM
Dear Sir, You are the greatest leader we had and have the honer to accept the loss or winning. You are the president who do not forget the history for ever.
Sam Friday, 09 January 2015 07:16 AM
Well done Sir !!! Respect.
Asela Friday, 09 January 2015 09:19 PM
You said it the best!! You are 200% CORRECT!
ferdymann Friday, 09 January 2015 07:17 AM
Lets hope in time, elected president may don not do any damage to mother Lanka......
P A T Dilruck Friday, 09 January 2015 09:44 AM
Dear sir, the greatest leader ever made in our country!! The people will realise in near future the impact. Good luck sir!!
suranga Friday, 09 January 2015 10:56 AM
Sir, you Save our sri lanka. Budu sarani
Minsar Friday, 09 January 2015 12:05 PM
A wonderful example for a 21st century peace full election and transmission of power.
chandi Friday, 09 January 2015 09:20 PM
mnsmart Friday, 09 January 2015 07:19 AM
BBS destroyed you sir, but you never realized it. Anyway thank you for saving our motherland from the crutches of LTTE. let all future leaders learn a lesson from this. Good luck
Oswald Friday, 09 January 2015 12:05 PM
Poor Wimal (Now Bimal), Johnny, Mervin, Duminda wonder what would be the fate of these people without Mahinda in power.
Nimal Friday, 09 January 2015 07:19 AM
200 years ago our previous king too was toppled by people who grew tired of his arbitrary and cruel ways. We dont need any more kings...
chamanka Friday, 09 January 2015 01:38 PM
Thank you Sir you had been a great Leaderwe will always respect you!Thank you Sir once again for every u did to develop our country!
MUTHTHA Friday, 09 January 2015 07:21 AM
I AM MORE INTERESTED IN KNOWING THE CURRENT CONDITION OF THE ASTROLOGER.
sam2 Friday, 09 January 2015 12:07 PM
without a political leadership no one can do that, try to understand the reality. Be honest to tell the truth.
Ken Senaratne Friday, 09 January 2015 07:23 AM
Dear Sir, Our salute. You are a gentleman.
lankan Friday, 09 January 2015 11:00 AM
You are good but your family @ your guide bbs are bad
Senarath Friday, 09 January 2015 01:40 PM
Peiris, You should be shame yourself about this comments.
Cobra Friday, 09 January 2015 07:23 AM
Mohan Friday, 09 January 2015 07:24 AM
You are great Mr President.
Prasad Friday, 09 January 2015 11:01 AM
One of the great leader in this world, we respect you Sir
Respected Sir, You changed the history of the Country but got blind with the power. This will be lesson for all leaders. All Sri Lankans owe you !!!!
kemini himara Friday, 09 January 2015 01:42 PM
CHIRAN JAYATHU MAHARAJANENI !!!YOU ARE A GREAT , BEST LEADER TO OUR COUNTRY SRI LANKA.YOU ARE A GREAT HERO IN 21st SENCTURY.THIS WASARAKA KURIRU TRUSTHUWADAYA NIMA KOTA NIDAHAS NIWAHAL DESHAYAK BIHI KALA MAHA WEERAYANENI NAWATHA WARAK OBATHUMA APE NAYAKAYAMA WEWA ATHIGARU JANAPATHITHUMANI.
Ranganath Friday, 09 January 2015 09:50 AM
Dutugemunugen pasu me rata nidahaskaragath raju obi, obata mulu ratama nayagethi.
Sriya Friday, 09 January 2015 09:50 AM
We elected a man who may have betrayed his best friend, but for the betterment of this country!
firstname.lastname@example.org Saturday, 10 January 2015 01:14 PM
oba hoda janapati keneki. obage parajaya apata dukaki
Nalin perera Friday, 09 January 2015 09:51 AM
You are a great leader MR , Thank You for the Ending war. you lost because of BBS
nuwan dharmadasa Friday, 09 January 2015 11:02 AM
Dear Sir ,I feel very sorrow of you.no words to express it. triple gem bless you. we will never find a leader again like you.
Finest Rasaiah Friday, 09 January 2015 08:30 AM
So proud of you sir thanks to bring all of us together But you listen to wrong people your won family brought you down sit but we still love you
citizen Sri lanka Friday, 09 January 2015 08:30 AM
Welcome sir we respect u
Sumith Friday, 09 January 2015 11:02 AM
The culprits responsible for your downfall;(1) Mervyn Silva(2) Wimal Weerawansa(3) Sajin Vaas Gunwardene(4) Bodu Bala Sena
Bandara Friday, 09 January 2015 07:28 AM
Same here and also the other two whom were ready to commit suicide. Poor Pavithra will loose her Palmadulla home.
dilrukshi Friday, 09 January 2015 11:02 AM
We respect you Dear President. You always in our heart. We love you
naresh Friday, 09 January 2015 07:29 AM
we srilankans should be proud of our great leader Mahinda. we are safe no matter any race in srilanka.we wont get a leader like you to save our country.
Sampath Friday, 09 January 2015 12:21 PM
your grate sir.. you do more for our country. all best sir.. some day your name write our history.. and i wish to Mr. Mithree continue good works ahead and win our country in world...
sanchay Friday, 09 January 2015 01:49 PM
with winning the election alone is not done. I do not trust the peace situation because there were lots of deals carried out in the past and the stakeholders of MR regime would not want to go with empty hands. So, there is still the danger of these lawless morons trying to create some comotions. One important thing is what should be done with these people who took the law in their own hands to earn some bugs. If the new president should earn credibility he should bring people like Mervin, KP, Karuna and Basil for court to clear the past deeds. There have been ministers propagating their scandolous behaviour and what about them? the chief of Rupavahini and other govt. medias with people without any ethical values, they all should be questioned legally! There is a need for an ethical commision to look after this matters! We want to have the ministers (WW etc.) and BBS who said to have evidence of conspiracies to come out and show them otherwise to be processed for falsehood! If MS has any backbone he should act like a genuine politician. MR should also answer for his other corruptious deals in the last 10 yrs, including tsunami funds and LTTE comissions? We need a cleansing operation of the govt. apparatus immediately!
Pitta Friday, 09 January 2015 08:31 AM
Mr. President you were misled by people around you. Even when it comes to business or work it is a bad idea to hire family and friends. Should always hire people for merit!Hope Maithri will not get screwed by Chandrika and Mangala!As an expatriate Sri Lankan I wish all the very best for the people of my Motherland! Peace and prosperity to all. Blessings!
Nat Friday, 09 January 2015 12:23 PM
This happened to you, coz of the people around you
pascal Friday, 09 January 2015 01:51 PM
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