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PM agrees to TNA conditions to please Tamil Diaspora: Sarath Weerasekera

7 April 2018 12:30 am - 15     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremsinghe has given his consent to ten conditions proposed by the Tamil National Alliance (TNA), to apparently please the Tamil Diaspora, former MP and retired Rear Admiral Sarath Weerasekera alleged yesterday.

He told the Daily Mirror that one of the main conditions was to draft a new constitution which would make Sri Lanka a federal State.

“The tactics of the PM would divide the country and Mr. Wickremesinghe is betraying the country by giving priority to condition put forward by the TNA. It became evident how strong the relationship between the TNA and Premier Wickremesinghe when the TNA voted against the no-faith Motion against him,” Mr. Weerasekera claimed.

“It is a shame to say that TNA being the official opposition party in Parliament, is voting in favour of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremsinghe against whom several allegations have been levelled pertaining to the controversial Central Bank bond scam,” he added.

Meanwhile, he said all the members of Parliament who voted in favour of the PM, should bear the responsibility for any actions of the Mr. Wickremesinghe in future.

“All the members who voted against the No faith motion are not honest and if there had been enough honest politicians in Parliament, the PM should have been removed,” he said. (Sheain Fernandopulle)

  Comments - 15

  • Hubert Saturday, 07 April 2018 08:17 AM

    wretched racist

    Nimal Saturday, 07 April 2018 07:03 PM

    A downright idiotic racist. Skin him

    Kumara Dharmarathne Saturday, 07 April 2018 08:28 AM

    Mr. Sarath Weerasekara talking as if he was with PM when he had the discussion with TNA. Don't try to rouse people by giving false information. You guys are bankrupt politicians who do not have any other subjects other than rousing people on communal ideas. Don't forget that now people of this country much intelligent than before and you.

    surath Saturday, 07 April 2018 08:31 AM

    If secret voting there the NCM result is different.

    Johan Saturday, 07 April 2018 05:23 PM

    I do not think pigs correct could be changed

    des Saturday, 07 April 2018 08:59 AM

    So the members of JO who voted for the NCM are honest polititians?

    Mandy Saturday, 07 April 2018 08:59 AM

    If there had been enough honest politicians in Parliament - so for you REAR Admiral the JO politicians are so very honest. Also if the TNA voted for the no-faith Motion even if badly drafted as Sampanthan said, the TNA is good. What hypocrisy.

    Palugaswewa Saturday, 07 April 2018 09:05 AM

    I do not know how far he is correct on this issue. Usually, Sarath W is an ardent supporter of MR whether MR is right or wrong. He seems to be fanatically against Tamils and Muslims. What Sarath W wants is that MR to come to power again and nothing else.

    SangAralingham Saturday, 07 April 2018 09:06 AM

    Central bank bond scam finished. No confidence ended. Need creative vision. Finish all started activities. Human rights urgent reconciliation urgent. Constitution super urgent. New politicians with morals intellect education vital tan and prime minister matters discussed details need thinking clean analysis with respect to all minorities in the island bullying destruction intimidation murder killing abduction all ignorant behaviour created by ignorant mentality note fiversity is vital if not every one will kill each other based on caste creed looks wealth as a role with jealousy hate etc.

    Thanos Saturday, 07 April 2018 09:13 AM

    You can't stop SL becoming federal state. Thats the reality.

    Lord Wolfstein Saturday, 07 April 2018 10:03 AM

    Sarath Weerasekera has shown many times that he is unable to represent Sri Lanka internationally. He is constantly giving unwanted and unproved statements that have not been approved by the government.This man is a stubborn racist who is not interested in the peaceful coexistence of the different ethnic communities.

    Labby Saturday, 07 April 2018 10:17 AM

    What a racially motivated statement by Sarath Weerasakera!! What is wrong in looking into and providing solutions to the concerns of the Tamil speaking people? Aren't they part of our country? The UNP is accused with having ties with the TNA. Even if so, what is wrong with that? Why do such racial hatred still exist in our country?

    Martin Milton Saturday, 07 April 2018 06:52 PM

    I can only say Aye! Aye! SIR!SO TRUE!! MM

    Jason Saturday, 07 April 2018 10:51 PM

    It is obvious that The comment section on this thing is so rigged

    Sangaralingham Sunday, 08 April 2018 10:02 AM

    Know now this country that is the land and spirit of the country is all gone. Most of the politicians has no idea what the country is to whom why he is there why all bring anxious to be politicians who are you not to put country first not you or your party first. Be honest most of you are elected by error not in the country we all hoped. Now the self related motif is the reason you are there. Forget let us think country first you know should know must know learn to know the country serve it with Honour with truthful honest mind.


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