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Territory of Eelam reduced: MR

12 February 2018 11:42 pm - 26     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa today said the results of the Local Government election has showed that the territory of Eelam has also been minimized.

During a news conference, Mr. Rajapaksa pointed towards a map of Sri Lanka which depicted the election results of the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) and said the party has spread every nook and corner.

“The colour of Kurahan (maroon) has spread across the country. Even the territory of Eelam has reduced. This is the power of the SLPP,” he said. (Lahiru Pothmulla)

Pic by Pradeep Dilrukshana

  Comments - 26

  • Hautaum Monday, 12 February 2018 11:55 PM

    So, you have been accepted some part of Island is Elem and you are speaking about imperialism. Do not worry and hurry, your dream will not happen.

    abc Monday, 12 February 2018 11:57 PM

    Stop living in the past. Eelam is no more

    Sasz Tuesday, 13 February 2018 12:09 AM

    Great victory! One nation One country... NO Eelam!

    Gayan Tuesday, 13 February 2018 12:16 AM

    TNA has lost ground. Democracy is spreading to north and east as well.

    Lankan Tuesday, 13 February 2018 12:20 AM

    "Even the territory of Eelam has reduced" so, he agrees that there is a territory called "Ellam" in Sri Lanka?

    Dandy Friday, 16 February 2018 07:01 PM

    Elam is no more, it was defeated with the war, some in the north are hallucinating.

    Buddhi Perera Tuesday, 13 February 2018 01:09 AM

    They were telling that they eliminated the eelam. Now he says he reduced the area.

    Ahem Tuesday, 13 February 2018 01:39 AM

    If you want to be the opposition be serious

    Clueless Tuesday, 13 February 2018 01:44 AM

    Okey we have very limited choice, now if you ever come to to parliament dont make corruption and family bandism great again.

    umen Tuesday, 13 February 2018 02:14 AM

    I am sure people who usually comment here blind by racism , going to be utterly disappointed on this statement

    Ravindra Tuesday, 13 February 2018 02:32 AM

    So MR acknowledges that there’s a territory called eelam in Sri Lanka

    gnanaal Tuesday, 13 February 2018 02:41 AM

    what a joke

    sara Tuesday, 13 February 2018 03:19 AM

    Then he agreed with eelam map??

    KJ Tuesday, 13 February 2018 05:12 AM

    For the god sake to NOT start this again.. Please spread the word of Sri Lankan not any race. The country has suffered a lot and we should not drag it back for benefit of any. United as Sri Lankans and grow as is. Thank you.

    Arshad Tuesday, 13 February 2018 05:22 AM

    This man is already making racist statements instead of talking about unity. Imagine what will happen if he returns to power?

    nad Tuesday, 13 February 2018 05:27 AM

    Is there a EELAM TERRITORY in Sri Lanka?

    mudiyanse Tuesday, 13 February 2018 05:35 AM

    But upcountry kurahan colour covered by indian koli colour.

    southpaw Tuesday, 13 February 2018 05:36 AM

    As per your logic, Colombo City belongs to Eelaam?

    Yahapala Tuesday, 13 February 2018 12:17 PM

    Ha ha

    Nimal Tissa Wijetunga Tuesday, 13 February 2018 10:32 AM

    Actually His Excellency Mahinda Rajapakse was referring to the so called Tamil Elam talked about by S.J.V.Chelvanayagam to Prabhakaran. The inroads suggest that ordinary Tamil population has recognised the futile, day dreaming of unrealistic and non-existing Elam demand in Sri Lanka as the problem of masses of Sri Lanka is Economic Development rather than deceiving to the violent path preached by so called Tamil Leaders to the very destruction entire community.

    DN Tuesday, 13 February 2018 12:32 PM

    Yes I agreed with you. You won the territory not the tamil people. but this government has managed to win the heart of the tamil people upto some extend.

    Casanova Tuesday, 13 February 2018 12:43 PM

    This dude is HIGH, yahapalanaya still works, one of the very peaceful elections that I have witnessed.

    Sunil R Tuesday, 13 February 2018 02:14 PM

    In his giddy euphoria.. he has let it slip that he’s going to try and ride the racist horse again come election time... pit the majority race against the minorities easiest way to split party lines into voting for you “Patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel”. Samuel Johnsonnothing has changed dear MR

    samarapala Tuesday, 13 February 2018 03:13 PM

    If any ruler works towards the prosperity of the country and give a chance for any community for their well being united country will be safeguard.Demand for a separate will then only for politicians to continue the benefits like Maharajahs.Separate area only solve the problems of those rulers on expenses of poor voters.More and more discrimination based on caste and will have to be expected.

    Sambo Tuesday, 13 February 2018 06:15 PM

    You are the person who likes to dived the country by uttering stupidity. Don't think you are GOD because people voted for you in numbers. Remember when its time for you to come down.

    Yeti Wednesday, 14 February 2018 11:45 AM

    Just look at a tickled pink Dinesh, like he's just won a trillion in a lottery!!!


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