Ministers are lying- CBK

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Former President Chandrika Kumaratunga told Daily Mirror a short while ago contrary to what Ministers Wimal  Weerawansa and Keheliya Rambukwella have said she never asked for pardon for her husband Vijaya Kumaratunga from late President J. R. Jayewardene  but only sought legal redress.

“It is a blatant lie on the part of the ministers that I asked for pardon,” she said. (YP)

  Comments - 70

  • koneswaransaro Saturday, 09 October 2010 02:39 PM

    Lie is the major capital for Srilankan politicians.Isn't?

    willow Friday, 08 October 2010 08:06 AM

    In Sri Lanka all politicoes lye, they have to otherwise they cannot survive???

    era Friday, 08 October 2010 08:34 AM

    well say!

    sf Friday, 08 October 2010 08:34 AM

    Please come forward to save Sarath Fonseka.....

    goonetilleke Friday, 08 October 2010 09:05 PM

    Mininsters are Lying?? Since when? Of course they lie... Daily Mirror !! make a headline if they tell the truth...

    TP Friday, 08 October 2010 09:20 AM

    They would love it, to carry on for ever. NO we must fight

    Saman Friday, 08 October 2010 09:21 AM

    Her tenure is worst time we ever had since 1948,

    JAMES Friday, 08 October 2010 10:47 PM

    you can go for third term for the throne madame, UNP and JVP will back you I am sure.
    they have amended the constitution now
    but you may end up in prison.
    So Do it at your own risk.

    garawi Friday, 08 October 2010 11:10 PM

    There was a book titled "'Chaura Rajinii "' and was about you I think!

    Tissamaharama Friday, 08 October 2010 09:30 AM

    I believe none!!

    Smart Aleck Friday, 08 October 2010 11:15 PM

    The two Barefaced Liars are hiding behind two beards! Ha! Ha!

    whataload Saturday, 09 October 2010 05:13 PM

    Like they say: How do you know when a polician lies?

    When he opens his mouth (or her)!

    Kumar Ranasinge Friday, 08 October 2010 09:50 AM

    Now Madam President under 18th Amendment you can contest for the 3rd Term...pls come back..there are many ministers will support to get rid off MR

    rana Saturday, 09 October 2010 05:37 PM

    CBK should file damages against these liars.

    sandman Friday, 08 October 2010 10:00 AM

    You have absolutely NO right to say what u said, since you were the biggest offender during your time.

    Roshan Friday, 08 October 2010 10:00 AM

    Biggest lie and the mistake you did was that you did not abolish the executive president, which was promised by you before the election.

    SNF4 Friday, 08 October 2010 10:12 AM

    Now everybody is claiming that she was the biggest lier and cheater. But whot elected her for the second time?

    Nihal Amarasekera Saturday, 09 October 2010 02:41 AM

    Are we all saints? No. But our's don't get exposed since we are not in politics and limelight. So...........

    tissa Saturday, 09 October 2010 02:49 AM

    you are a frog in a well. have you ever heard of a lier called Tony Blair and another George Bush? again the Clintons, Thatcher, and many more?

    tissa Saturday, 09 October 2010 02:50 AM

    now the biggest lier is at the wicket

    concors Friday, 08 October 2010 10:14 AM

    since this regime came into power they are lying to the public.so politicians lying is not new.

    tissa Saturday, 09 October 2010 02:51 AM

    not only in Sri Lanka..all the politicians all over!

    tissa Saturday, 09 October 2010 02:52 AM

    you do not mind lying if it agrees with your taste eh?

    tissa Saturday, 09 October 2010 02:53 AM

    all politicians get power by lying and they never stop lying until their death!

    arasoysa Friday, 08 October 2010 10:15 AM

    Now MR has beaten her

    tissa Saturday, 09 October 2010 02:54 AM

    ha..ha..ha.. are you sure?

    matara kolla Saturday, 09 October 2010 08:34 PM

    Madam, you were a politician one time and quite rightly you know the score.. It is time for you to bow out of the game as we the people remember your antics.

    Top Sri Lankan Friday, 08 October 2010 06:22 AM

    She is making a point, by the way was there a situation where they told the truth?

    Baba Boo Friday, 08 October 2010 06:24 AM

    Is lying by politician something new is Sri Lanka.

    Rohith Sunday, 10 October 2010 12:09 AM

    What a truthful person she is the "Sorbonne" educated PHD holder. Do not insult liers

    chandima Friday, 08 October 2010 06:25 AM

    I don't usually believe what you say but I take your word for this. No point talking about ministers....

    Saradial Friday, 08 October 2010 10:39 AM

    I don't trust non of SL politician

    Hemantha Friday, 08 October 2010 06:33 AM

    They get ministerial posts to lie and they lie to protect ministerial posts. We should teach them Buddhism, we should send them to visit our cancer hospital.

    Dilan Friday, 08 October 2010 06:35 AM

    CBK should run for president again.

    Bluff Bluff Friday, 08 October 2010 06:38 AM

    Now you are experiencing the real taste of lying. Its not common to Keheliya alone!

    Wasantha Friday, 08 October 2010 06:38 AM

    Both are only capable to make blatant lies. That is the main job they are assigned to do.

    jayawickrema Friday, 08 October 2010 10:54 AM

    We belive non of the politicians in Sri lanka >They alway give us shame on our vote

    podi malli Friday, 08 October 2010 06:40 AM

    the best president we ever had. bouwe upatha

    Ane Anichchan Friday, 08 October 2010 10:58 AM

    Ex-President supports Ex-General and to have joint venture to oust MR?

    bassa Friday, 08 October 2010 06:41 AM

    if you are not good in lying you cannot be a politician.

    knight Rider Friday, 08 October 2010 06:42 AM

    when did these guys ever speak the truth ?

    david Friday, 08 October 2010 06:43 AM

    How many lies you told to us when you was in power ? practice before preach

    DXB Friday, 08 October 2010 11:18 AM

    More over You said three whealers for MPs and Ministers ......

    senarath Friday, 08 October 2010 06:45 AM

    Are these ministers are suitable for the posts they hold
    Senarath

    spice gilrs Friday, 08 October 2010 06:45 AM

    Tears have changed the regimes.

    michi Friday, 08 October 2010 11:31 AM

    only in Sri Lanka not in all countries

    Shantha Perera Friday, 08 October 2010 06:48 AM

    CBK lied to the entire world leave the ministers aside

    Lanke Banda Friday, 08 October 2010 11:38 AM

    Lies More Lies & Damn Lies

    DXB Friday, 08 October 2010 06:53 AM

    We can not recal that incident but we know that you are biggest cheater who came to power with the following promises :

    Cheap Bread ,
    Cheap Dhal curry ,
    Abolition of presidency

    Srilankan Saturday, 09 October 2010 05:00 AM

    you r real fool

    Fayad Friday, 08 October 2010 06:54 AM

    We have to think twice what you say because you too lies most of the times

    Tonto Saturday, 09 October 2010 05:02 AM

    this can be the only truth because it involved her husband

    Kumar Wijayasekara Friday, 08 October 2010 06:56 AM

    Our self serving ministers will anything to get in to the good books of MR. No shame. No policy, No respect. Nothing.

    trick Friday, 08 October 2010 06:57 AM

    I am not sure that she has ever yap a word of truth in her life.

    Katussa Friday, 08 October 2010 01:51 PM

    But nobody takes them seriously anyway!!!

    lexington Friday, 08 October 2010 07:04 AM

    This is a lie. I remember reading somewhere that JRJ in an interview spoke of this very incident. JRJ had told the reporter, "Politics is a strange thing. When Chandrika came to see me to plead for a pardon for her husband, I never even for a second thought that I was taking to a future executive presidents of Sri Lanka. That is how strange things can be in politics".
    I can't recall where I saw this but if somebody can remember better please give us details.

    amahl Friday, 08 October 2010 07:07 AM

    those days you believed what she said ........bread 3.50 and all

    Chaura Rajina Friday, 08 October 2010 02:16 PM

    ministers are liers but,Rich words from the Queen Of Deceit herself

    chami Friday, 08 October 2010 07:10 AM

    Lying is not a new territory for you madam, you are on of the notorious lier's in the Sri lankan political history.

    eric Friday, 08 October 2010 07:16 AM

    Who gives all this mighty power to the elected president
    and to be above the law to pardon anybody that he feels to do any hat he wants and each time before and election promising to abolish the executive presidency now there is only one thing for the people to do to totally boycott the next election until a new constitution is drafted and aproved with a parliamentary system of governance a prime minister answerable to parliament.

    Prabu Friday, 08 October 2010 07:18 AM

    And when CBK told the truth?

    Saman Saturday, 09 October 2010 06:03 AM

    Now, we have Ministers trying to satisfy the ruling family. They tell anything to achieve it!.

    GMS Saturday, 09 October 2010 06:07 AM

    thats never gonna happen all inteligent ppl become a bunch of fools when there's an election. swallow the same old ropes .

    Daya Friday, 08 October 2010 05:11 PM

    Absolutely. I predict that many years down the line, it will be realised that CBK was a relatively decent President, although it was MR who was able to finish off Prabhakaran.

    J Dan Friday, 08 October 2010 07:40 AM

    what about your days ,it was the same. Now you are talking

    nala3 Friday, 08 October 2010 05:33 PM

    Can any one do politics in Sri Lanka without telling lie? That is their "fundamental right".

    Jix Friday, 08 October 2010 07:41 AM

    Going by all the comments here, this is reminiscent of the story ‘boy who cried wolf’…

    Nalin Pradeep Friday, 08 October 2010 07:42 AM

    Ministers will do................for........................ Their qaulities have completely destroyed. Now there is no any difference between Ministers and Under World members. But even that memebers have some straight forward quality. Ministers have nothing.

    Christopher Friday, 08 October 2010 07:53 AM

    I think we have a good track recod about lying..we know who lied to us so well in the past..

    iddasiri Friday, 08 October 2010 08:00 AM

    Empty 11 years of modern Sri Lankan history


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