Govt should be sent home the first opportunity we get: MR

10 October 2019 05:42 am - 5     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


The incumbent government should be sent home the first opportunity available, SLPP leader and Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa said yesterday.

Speaking at the inaugural presidential election campaign rally of Gotabaya Rajapaksa at Salgado Stadium in Anuradhapura, Mr. Rajapaksa said the government was so bankrupt that it has resorted to selling assets of the country. "We added value to the country by creating harbours and airports but this government keeps selling them. It is our duty to chase away this government which sells the country," he said. He also suggested the UNP government should take the responsibility of all crimes it has committed including the Central Bank bond scam. "The UNP hierarchy including its deputy leader should take responsibility for all these crimes. They should take responsibility for destroying the country. Today, the SLFP has also joined us to change the corrupt system. We invite all to be a part of the victory along with other leftist parties," he said.

MP Ven. Athuraliye Rathana Thera, SLFP MPs Duminda Dissanayake, Weerakumara Dissanayake, W. B. Ekanayake were present at the rally apart from party leaders of the joint opposition including SLPP Leader Professor G. L. Peiris, Professor Tissa Witharana and MPs of the joint opposition. (Lahiru Pothmulla and Dayarathna Ambogama)

  Comments - 5

  • Andrew Silva Thursday, 10 October 2019 10:25 AM

    It's the taste of things that will come to Sri Lanka.

    cheers Thursday, 10 October 2019 10:28 AM

    Absolutely way to go. They will be chased away by people on 17th November 2019

    S.Warusawithana Thursday, 10 October 2019 03:10 PM

    Send them ALL home ...225 1 ....

    Lion Thursday, 10 October 2019 03:58 PM

    You should be sent to Medamullana memorial.

    Nimal Thursday, 10 October 2019 04:14 PM

    I am sure you have discussed this with RW, you can't fool people everyday. You people still lives in the same hole, but people have moved on.

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