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JO will contest polls under Flower Bud symbol of SLPP: MR

2017-09-04 09:05:01
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Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa said yesterday the Joint Opposition, in alliance with like-minded parties, would contest the next election under the Flower Bud symbol of Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna.

He was addressing an electoral organizer's meeting in the Deniyaya area.

Former JVP MP for the Matara District Premasiri Manage joined hands with Mr. Rajapaksa at this event.


  Comments - 33

  • Dr. A.C.B. Jayaweera Monday, 4 September 2017 09:17

    Rajapakshe your flower bud is already dried and dead, sorry putha.

    Reply : 28       82

    Kamal Pieris Monday, 4 September 2017 12:06

    It has been buried since MS took over, now what ???

    Reply : 14       51

    L. P. Mendis Monday, 4 September 2017 09:18

    How many people will remain in your party within the next few months, most of them will be in Welikade Prison Sir.

    Reply : 18       61

    Aladeniya Kirimathaya Monday, 4 September 2017 09:20

    Even if your party contest with the "Moon" symbol, you guys will lose and lose forever, means MR's dirty politics is dead and buried.

    Reply : 15       60

    Kottawa Ariyawansa Thero Monday, 4 September 2017 09:23

    Mr. Rajapakshe MP for Kurunegala is dreaming that he will become the PM, feel sorry for this power hunger man who is still trying to rob our nation.

    Reply : 14       60

    Dennis Reeves Monday, 4 September 2017 09:25

    Hay Mahinda, do you know Yahapalanaya - will rule for another 20 years? Are you in this world or ????

    Reply : 17       51

    Jal Perera Monday, 4 September 2017 12:09

    Why not this fellow knows pretty well, but he is playing a game to save his son and brother.

    Reply : 7       46

    T.R., Paliaguru Monday, 4 September 2017 09:26

    MR is still trying to loot our nation, my God, he is such a greedy fellow.

    Reply : 12       51

    Sunil Gamage Monday, 4 September 2017 09:28

    Hay Mahinda did you approach any astrologer to get this symbol for your party? Then ofcourse, its a dead flower bud.

    Reply : 9       42

    Lal Perera (Lawyer) Monday, 4 September 2017 09:30

    So, still you have the greediness for power and wealth. Won't the money you earned from commissions not enough to run your family for 10 generations?

    Reply : 9       43

    Ariyawansa (Astrologer) Monday, 4 September 2017 09:32

    Oh its - a flower bud, then your life is in question?

    Reply : 7       34

    Snpwy Monday, 4 September 2017 09:32

    One can not see what type of flower will bloom from you "bud? . I can guess what it will be. So it is "Sayonara"!

    Reply : 8       28

    J. Palitha Monday, 4 September 2017 09:33

    Why can't your party have the symbol of "Monkey" ? Ha..Ha..

    Reply : 7       36

    K. Ratnapala Monday, 4 September 2017 12:03

    Ideal that is the right symbol.

    Reply : 6       31

    True Gunn Monday, 4 September 2017 12:04

    You mean to say Mr. Mahinda's face looks like a money?

    Reply : 5       30

    Akila Monday, 4 September 2017 09:46

    Good strategy.. They knew people are looking into something new. This is their offer.

    Reply : 35       7

    shanthapriya Monday, 4 September 2017 10:13

    would like to hear what chandrika says about this flower bud

    Reply : 6       26

    kukula Monday, 4 September 2017 10:25

    Flower bud, when will it bloom?

    Reply : 4       23

    R.M. Ratnapala Monday, 4 September 2017 11:57

    Dead flower buds will never bloom Sir.

    Reply : 7       24

    Bunty Soysa Monday, 4 September 2017 10:29

    Flower Bud... very funny statement, even he does not know before the elections 50% of his henchmen including Namal and Basil will end up at Welikade.

    Reply : 7       29

    Jal Perera Monday, 4 September 2017 10:37

    Mister, fold your mat and try to save Namal and Basil first before they end up in Jail within the next two months.

    Reply : 6       28

    Rasheed Monday, 4 September 2017 10:51

    Which means it is one horse race for UNP

    Reply : 7       26

    TONY Monday, 4 September 2017 10:53

    MESSAGE FROM YOUR SYMBOL SAYS THAT YOU ARE STILL HUNGRY WHERE AS THE BUD HAD ALREADY BLOOMED, FADED AND FALLEN OFF THE PLANT

    Reply : 6       29

    cheers Monday, 4 September 2017 13:09

    UNP is now shivering and must be thinking where to hide once the current govt is evicted

    Reply : 28       14

    ceylon Monday, 4 September 2017 14:00

    sirisena think mahinda is still slfp. via DM Android App

    Reply : 13       0

    Sunil Monday, 4 September 2017 14:03

    I will say "Let a thousand buds bloom." These guys are just looting without doing anything productive other than loose talk.

    Reply : 7       13

    Sofia Monday, 4 September 2017 15:09

    Who are 'these guys' you refer to ?

    Reply : 3       6

    B S Perera Monday, 4 September 2017 15:37

    "With like minded parties" Have Wele Suda and Duminda Silva et al formed parties to join with MR?

    Reply : 1       14

    Kingfisher. Tuesday, 5 September 2017 22:57

    THE MOST SUITABLE SYMBOL IS WHITE VAN. via DM Android App

    Reply : 0       5

    BN Wednesday, 6 September 2017 13:01

    So he (MR) admits, indirectly, that he is no longer a Member of the SLFP. What action will the SLFP take again him?

    Reply : 0       2

    jaliya Thursday, 7 September 2017 17:17

    This man has lots of dreams.... but that's all they are ... just dreams.

    Reply : 0       4

    Dhammika Friday, 8 September 2017 07:20

    As per social media you are the 6th richest person in Sri Lanka now , spend your own money without spending poor Sri Lankans money.

    Reply : 0       1

    Edward Damunupola Sunday, 10 September 2017 14:31

    Mahinda, the FLOWER BUD wil NEVER BLOOM. KEEP IN MIND.

    Reply : 0       2

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