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Mahinda accepts ‘people’s victory’

2010-01-27 12:30:35
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President Mahinda Rajapakse accepted the results of his sweeping win at the presidential elections saying that it was an excellent victory and one that reflected the choice of the people.

Speaking to reporters a short while ago the President said that the results of the polls had proven that the people had an awareness of the democratic process and said that the people could now come together to build the country.

President Mahinda Rajapakse added that it was now clear that the people of Sri Lanka were all equal and that he was now the president of the whole of Sri Lanka including those that had not voted for him.  (RR)


  Comments - 12

  • Wednesday, 27 January 2010 21:21

    What peoples' victory?

    Reply : 31       70

    Thursday, 28 January 2010 19:27

    The Sri Lankan people's victory!

    Reply : 3       0

    Wednesday, 27 January 2010 21:36

    'People's victory'?

    Reply : 25       70

    Wednesday, 27 January 2010 22:26

    Another win for mother Lanka!

    Reply : 83       40

    Wednesday, 27 January 2010 22:30

    Congratulations to H. E. Mahinda Rajapakse, on being reelected, with a clear mandate, form all communities! The formation of a 'national government,' is the need of the hour and I believe that all concerned parties will extend their support to the President, for he has already proved himself, a man of action!

    Reply : 89       39

    Wednesday, 27 January 2010 22:32

    Congratulations, on your victory! This is a great beginning, of a new era! Let's all rally around him, to support him in every way we can! Jayen Jayama wewa ! ! !

    Reply : 87       37

    Thursday, 28 January 2010 14:58

    I personally agreed with you. He did grade job for protect our county from LTTE. We should gratitude him. My congratulatins to MR

    Reply : 4       2

    Wednesday, 27 January 2010 22:50

    Not possible to beat an Executive President!

    Reply : 68       28

    Thursday, 28 January 2010 00:15

    Sir, please remove 'Slum-Dog Millionaire' 'Vermin'!

    Reply : 13       59

    Thursday, 28 January 2010 17:37

    People's victory ? ? ? ... Think all Sri Lankans are fools?

    Reply : 0       3

    Thursday, 28 January 2010 18:06

    Who are these 'people,' I wonder?

    Reply : 0       2

    Thursday, 28 January 2010 18:55

    When the Elections Commissioner announced the final result there was thunder and ligtning, without any rain ... why?

    Reply : 0       2

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