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Kanchana disassociates himself from JO

5 May 2017 01:34 pm - 10     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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UPFA Matara District MP Kanchana Wijesekera said today he had decided to temporarily disassociate himself from the joint opposition.

In a Facebook post he said he had no intention of joining the government or the ‘Maithri faction’ of the SLFP or for that matter any other faction which supports the government.

“This decision was taken to obtain a better perspective of the prevailing situation. I will continue to serve the people of Matara and the mandate given to me,’ he said.

In a response to one of the comments, he said his decision is in no way against the joint opposition or former president Mahinda Rajapaksa, but against those who misuse the JO platform in the pursuit of earning more money and against those who support such moves.

“I will never sell my soul for a ministerial post or other perks but will continue to fulfil my duties as a Member of the Opposition,” he said.   

  Comments - 10

  • jayasingha Friday, 05 May 2017 08:46 PM

    Pl read the statement intelligently.

    ceylon Saturday, 06 May 2017 12:26 AM

    another gce failed wise man.showing political circus. via DM Android App

    Chandana Friday, 05 May 2017 02:11 PM

    Every person is entitled to his personal opinion. But the caravan moves on...

    critical Friday, 05 May 2017 02:15 PM

    jumping from the sinking ship.Seems it is the beginning of the end .

    willows Saturday, 06 May 2017 10:41 AM

    Putha why not join the UNP?

    DillonDP Friday, 05 May 2017 04:55 PM

    Kanchana, would you pls let us all know what qualifications you have other than a generous heart to server people like many politicians say. We need good brains to build this country

    max Friday, 05 May 2017 05:11 PM

    critical, oya asaida ehema wenavata?

    Selvyn Friday, 05 May 2017 05:27 PM

    Its obviously the sign of JOs downfall. They are a bunch of proven corrupt politicians with the leader getting widely exposed via DM Android App

    Senewi Saturday, 06 May 2017 01:50 PM

    This is called opportunism .

    Lanki Friday, 05 May 2017 05:42 PM

    This proves unlike GMOA members, sanity still prevails in Sri Lanka.


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