We need democracy plus: Ranil

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Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremasinghe speaking a short while ago at the Protest held by UNP Parliamentarians in Hulftsdorp said that what the country needs is Democracy Plus. “Today everything is politicised, the police, the judiciary and everything else has been politicised by the current regime. The people don’t have the freedom enshrined in the constitution and this is nothing but a total dictatorship, as parliamentarians we must, and we will continue to fight this,” he said
 
Speaking at the protest Deputy Leader Sajith Premadasa said that the current regime has failed in all aspects. “The government has messed everything up, they have put the General who led the war in prison illegally and we will fight till he is released,” he said. (Farook Thajudeen)
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  • Amila.G Wednesday, 08 February 2012 07:11 AM

    Ranil you are a non entity in this scenario, Simply because you prove to be one every time you open your mouth.

    manjula Wednesday, 08 February 2012 07:12 AM

    love to see these two on same stage/platform. this will be a good start for unity of UNP

    Sunil Lanka Wednesday, 08 February 2012 07:09 AM

    Democracy plus is possible with a UNP minus Ranil

    Amila.G Wednesday, 08 February 2012 07:36 AM

    You are very weak aneeeey,

    Surain Wednesday, 08 February 2012 07:45 AM

    oh... you are talking about democracy ? ........ From where did pick this word do you know the real meaning of it.......................

    Ranath Wednesday, 08 February 2012 07:38 AM

    Well said....!!!

    loop Wednesday, 08 February 2012 08:23 AM

    Ranil is a great leader and will show his class and work soon !

    Fayad Wednesday, 08 February 2012 09:12 AM

    Mr. Ranil please conduct your self in a Democratic manner for other to follow.

    Nodrog Wednesday, 08 February 2012 05:14 AM

    Start with democracy in the UNP which is a total dictatorship now.

    Prof: Naleem Ahamed Wednesday, 08 February 2012 05:08 AM

    As long as Mr, Ranil is as a leader in the UNP party, we can not expect a good democracy. If we need a leadership change in opositon and should appoint a strong man unlike Ranil. Then definitely we can expect new democray. What we have is now DEMO-CRAZY

    kalum Wednesday, 08 February 2012 05:19 AM

    how can he talk about democracy of the country when there is no democracy in the UNP.

    Ranath Wednesday, 08 February 2012 05:44 AM

    First we need democracy in the UNP. Remembers what you have in you house is what you find in your country......!!! Ranil Take a lesson out of the Maldivian President...!!!

    Lalindra Wednesday, 08 February 2012 05:51 AM

    Ranil should practice what he preaches. He should first practice democracy within his own party before shouting hoarse about the democracy in the country at public meetings.

    Trualf Wednesday, 08 February 2012 06:13 AM

    You are soo unlucky Ranil Please go home. . Sajith will handlle everything more better then you....

    Lanka Wednesday, 08 February 2012 06:22 AM

    Ranil need to clean up his back yard before he tries with others.

    Saman Wednesday, 08 February 2012 06:24 AM

    you always had minus not plus

    akram Mohamed Wednesday, 08 February 2012 06:43 AM

    We should learn from Maldives. President Nasim is great gentleman, no more fighting, no more problem, never have thought sit in chair as a leader. very decently he resigned. This how educated people behave without making problem to public and also to party. SO WE SHOULD LEARN OUR PRINCIPALS WHERE WE ARE

    zeereez Wednesday, 08 February 2012 06:52 AM

    Do it right religiously the way Maldives did it, sure the outcome will be the same.

    People can do wonders, but it has to be done with focus and commitment tirelessness, thats how Maldives achieved the change


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