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Presidential candidate is Gotabaya: Basil

24 June 2019 10:21 am - 11     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) front liner Basil Rajapaksa said at a meeting of its parliamentarians that Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa would declare on August 11 the presidential candidate of his party.

He said the candidate would be former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa and at this meeting the opposition leader will be appointed as the leader of the SLPP.

He said the plan for the victory of the presidential election would be revealed later and all should act with dedication. (Nalaka Sanjeewa Dahanayaka)


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  • Lord Wolfstein Monday, 24 June 2019 11:40 AM

    The country does not need a murderer and torturer in public office, who also has looted money in the Virgin Islands.

    ravan Monday, 24 June 2019 01:58 PM

    You are absolutely correct.

    Mr X Monday, 24 June 2019 03:46 PM

    Agreed. A lot of people don't see him from this perspective. They'll start crying once their family members are murdered if he comes into office.

    Nimal Fernando Monday, 24 June 2019 11:45 AM

    This man is our saviour. I love the rajapakse brothers because they know the patriotism and love for Sri Lanka. However I don't understand why they are attaching for America. Maybe here in SL, the people are fool....

    Stunned Citizen Monday, 24 June 2019 01:49 PM

    First show proof that he has relinquished his American Citizenship.

    Kathira Monday, 24 June 2019 03:07 PM

    He is the only right person to save our motherland from barbaric extremism. Also he has vision.

    Lakminiha Monday, 24 June 2019 06:49 PM

    It takes a barbarian to control another

    Patriot Monday, 24 June 2019 04:14 PM

    Yesterday your brother MR said on TV that the party has not decided a Presidential candidate yet. So what crap you are talking about then? Or what crap MR talking about?

    Pohottuwa Monday, 24 June 2019 04:32 PM

    Will he be a President who is sick and will have to go for regular Clinics in Singapore ?

    R Berry Monday, 24 June 2019 05:54 PM

    As long as he brings Peace and Prosperity to this beautiful Country!!R.

    Cobra Monday, 24 June 2019 06:57 PM

    being Presidential candidate and getting elected are poles apart!

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