Ex-PS members in Ratnapura tell Basil to form new party

17 August 2016 06:17 am - 11     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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Some former SLFP pradeshiya sabha members in the Ratnapura district have urged former minister Basil Rajapaksa to form a new political party under former president Mahinda Rajapaksa's leadership because they had no intention of contesting the local government elections under an SLFP led by President Maithripala Sirisena.

Former PS chairman S. Karawita who is heading the group said this decision when they met on Aug.15.

This group is made up of 127 former members from 17 Pradeshiya Sabha in the Ratnapura District.

He said the new party would follow the Bandaranaike policies.

Mr. Karawita said only few former PS members had attended the interviews to select candidates for the local government election.

Mr. Karawita said the discussion was held under the patronage of Basil Rajapaksa.

Rathnapura District Parliamentarians Pavithradevi Wanniarachchi, T. Ranjith Soysa, Janaka Wakkumbura and Vasudewa Nanayakkara also attended the meeting.

The meeting was not open to the media. (Ajithlal Shantha Udaya)

  Comments - 11

  • Siva Wednesday, 17 August 2016 08:49 AM

    Wise suggestion to end this YAMA Rule, by land slide victory in order to get YAMA RULERS to books

    nimal Wednesday, 17 August 2016 08:50 AM

    don't waste your time. you guys won't achieve anything.

    Labby Wednesday, 17 August 2016 09:54 AM

    Perhaps they can form a new party consisting of jail birds.

    Labby Wednesday, 17 August 2016 10:39 AM

    Heard that song?..."whenever i want you all i gotta' do is dream dream dream..."

    TRUE MAN Wednesday, 17 August 2016 10:56 AM

    VERY GOOD DECISION YOU ALL WILL NEVER GET NOMINATION FROM TRUE SLFP GROUP. via DM Android App

    jolly bird Wednesday, 17 August 2016 11:09 AM

    TO ROB THE REMAINING WEALTH OF THE COUNTRY. via DM Android App

    Desert fox Wednesday, 17 August 2016 11:36 AM

    And the Party shall be called the "feedom party for corruption"

    ananda Wednesday, 17 August 2016 11:51 AM

    This is nothing but to continue robbing of the people. They are not used to yahapalanaya. via DM Android App

    Shelly. Wednesday, 17 August 2016 11:58 AM

    Do it. UNP can sweep all the sabaas conveniently. via DM Android App

    Mevan Wednesday, 17 August 2016 01:48 PM

    Party name - ABP (Ali Baba Party)Party Symbol - Pair of handcuffs!!!

    BR Wednesday, 17 August 2016 02:14 PM

    Oh form it and contest the next election.People will see that you are sent reeling back home.As they showed you at the PADA YATRA.


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