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Whatever personal issues with me, don’t plunge country into chaos: Ranil to MS

6 November 2018 10:44 am - 39     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Responding to President Maithripala Sirisena’s remarks at yesterday’s government rally in Colombo, UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe said today whatever the President’s personal issues with him may be, the President should not plunge the country into constitutional chaos through his illegal and immoral actions.

Mr. Wickremesinghe said in a twitter message that the President should not hold the people, he has been elected to serve to, ransom by plunging the country into constitutional chaos.

  Comments - 39

  • Gajan Tuesday, 06 November 2018 11:13 AM

    You would say so as the President has thrown you out of job.

    Mandayan Tuesday, 06 November 2018 05:46 PM

    MS and MR thought RE would simply walk away as he did in a similar situation in 2004. But he who bright in 19th amendment and so knows the legality as a lawyer.

    nimal silva Tuesday, 06 November 2018 09:11 PM

    after this issue give Sajith the place then entire country will be RUN SMOOTHLY. MS is the biggest loser of our times

    sandy123 Tuesday, 06 November 2018 11:20 AM

    Agreed Mr. Wickramasinghe

    Sri Lankan Tuesday, 06 November 2018 11:23 AM

    Well said. Fully agree. The Prez could have taken many other courses of action than this shameless about turn. Yes I also agree much was RW gang's fault but then, country first dear Prez..

    Sofia Tuesday, 06 November 2018 12:45 PM

    Yes underhand balls are unconstitutional. You should act above board openly not below level.

    ali Wednesday, 07 November 2018 12:25 PM

    @Sofia: Your name suggests you have no balls at all.

    Rosh Tuesday, 06 November 2018 11:24 AM

    Why are you so hesitant Sir to go the Supreme Court and obtain a ruling?? It's true that the manner you were outsted was immoral. But was it moral and good when you were appointed PM in 2015 and when you had only 46MPs supporting you in Parliament??? Whether moral or immoral, it's within the President's right / power as per the 19thA of the constitution. If not, why are you guys fighting shy to to go to courts and get an order? Be real Sir as this is the opinion of the fair-minded people. Politics in SL is dirty and immoral acts committed by Leadres and Politicians in the past are too numerous to mention.

    silly Tuesday, 06 November 2018 12:16 PM

    Lankawe neweida inne?

    Scooby Doo Tuesday, 06 November 2018 12:31 PM

    Are you a kid?At that time 19th amendment wasn`t there also if the so called law is alive in Sri Lanka those thugs will be behind bars and we might not have faced this situation.

    Lankaboy Tuesday, 06 November 2018 03:48 PM

    FYI, Parliament is above all where the law are enacted which is guide for all the courts in SL

    Cynical Tuesday, 06 November 2018 04:02 PM

    Since you have so kindly only given half the story, i will provide the rest of it. In 2015 it was within their constitutional right to be appointed PM with only 45 MP's support. But the 19th Amendment changed all that. Please ask questions with the FULL context, not only in the context you prefer to remember. Thank you.

    LP Tuesday, 06 November 2018 05:22 PM

    RW knows he has no more chances.

    rew Tuesday, 06 November 2018 07:53 PM

    Because these matters are sorted out in the Parliament.

    BSP Tuesday, 06 November 2018 08:16 PM

    Everybody has ignored the fact that appointing RW as PM was a main one in MS's promises at the elections

    Chryshan K. Tuesday, 06 November 2018 11:30 AM

    President is the one who ruined and protected the rogues and now trying to put the blame on others. He is just playing for the galary. He is took all of us on a big ride and waiting to take us on board the next trip.

    Yahiya Tuesday, 06 November 2018 11:39 AM

    President advisers are well paid by Mahinda .

    vasaliya Tuesday, 06 November 2018 11:42 AM

    The mortars have started to fire. MS wait for the shock of your life on the 14th. Heavy artilery will have smothered you by then. You will be too feeble even to utter a word from your backside!! Double crossing swine will be taught a lesson which will make him cry for the rest of his life.

    Silly Sena Tuesday, 06 November 2018 12:45 PM

    Never in the history should anyone from his family near ones, must step into the parliament! The doors should be closed to this 'two-timer.' (period)

    johan Tuesday, 06 November 2018 11:46 AM

    MS should have had some personal discussion with RW beforeputting everything in disorder.Now country has becomea laughable stock ,locally and internationally.As a Leader ofanother party how RW would have tried his best to bring MS as President when SLFP did not recognise MS at all for so many years

    Ganesh Tuesday, 06 November 2018 04:04 PM

    You can not expect these civilised behaviour from Vedhas community

    Jaliya Tuesday, 06 November 2018 12:24 PM

    Sirisena is out of ammo now the unnecessary ugly personnel attacks to follow ... what a bastard we have elected to ruin this country. Even the cockroach who lives under my septic tank has better quality and civility than sirisena.

    asela Tuesday, 06 November 2018 12:25 PM

    Ranil: the god saved out country. If you and your party remained in power for some more month the country would have been gone in to thin air . However the destruction you and your men had done for the country is an unforgivable crime and a sin and we believe all these crimes will be paid by you someday. May the Triple Gem bless this country

    Kim Tuesday, 06 November 2018 02:34 PM

    Dumb ass asela are you also paid by the thugs?

    Stunned Citizen Tuesday, 06 November 2018 03:03 PM

    Dear Asela, which orifice are you commenting from. You mean to say the previous regime were all saints and never robbed. Common, how many times can you skin the same cat. Stop this blind faith and follow your conscience. As they Say Grow a Pair

    MODA BURUWA Tuesday, 06 November 2018 05:17 PM

    Asela is a THUG himself with a SLAVE political mentality.

    Vijitha Tuesday, 06 November 2018 04:13 PM

    Honorable president, please immediately drag Mahendran to the country!

    Kumaran Collierswood Tuesday, 06 November 2018 04:32 PM

    Ranil, you and Chandrika worked so hard to bring MS to power. But he taught you a good lesson. We all know MS was not a honest person. He had hoppers with MR and the very next day he joined with you all. Now the next Presidential election is coming in January 2020. To win that election MS needs the support of MR. This is a political game. The ultimate winner is no body other than MR.

    Fruit fly Tuesday, 06 November 2018 05:01 PM

    What is the first lady saying about My3 being the house cat trying to catch a butterfly.The fish starts stinking from which part if not the head?

    Jagath Leanage Tuesday, 06 November 2018 06:15 PM

    what can you except anything more than this ? Afterall he is a g.s.

    RAK Tuesday, 06 November 2018 06:26 PM

    Bond scam.. selling Sri Lanka.. framing security forces..they are not personal..

    prashan Wednesday, 07 November 2018 09:27 AM

    bond scam-has the court proven RW is responsible?selling country-yes to chinese,we know who did so...framing security forces-do the crime, do the time, even god cannot escape the law

    Beautiful -Butterfly Tuesday, 06 November 2018 07:16 PM

    The President is like a Jellyfish very slippery man, no one should trust him and his actions in the future, please the people of Sri Lanka open your eyes and flap your ears when listening to him talking !!!Sajith has to be our next President to save our nation,RW you are way decent than MS your class is shown the speech about butterfly empty vessels make the biggest sounds!!!! He made a fool of himself with that statement..Wake up fellow Sri Lankans

    sunnyman2020 Tuesday, 06 November 2018 08:55 PM

    what else can you expect from an uneducated con woman? oops he thinks he is a man

    Lankan Wednesday, 07 November 2018 09:49 AM

    Do not insult women.What have they done.Blame the Man.No woman would behave like this.

    Sri Wickrema Wednesday, 07 November 2018 09:06 AM

    Every one who are accused of aiding and abetting this constitutional coup should be tried under the prevention of terrorism act

    Sangaralingham Wednesday, 07 November 2018 09:56 AM

    Honesty is known to be the ultimate aim in life with courage wisdom justice. Are we there

    Samson Wednesday, 07 November 2018 01:26 PM

    Too late Ranil, country does not want you. Country is already in a right royal mess due to an uneducated taking decisions against the constitution.

    Simon Wednesday, 07 November 2018 01:45 PM

    The statement made by RW is with sincerity and is the hallmark of a thorough gentleman. Hats off Sir!

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