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PM playing with people’s democracy: G.L

9 January 2017 11:18 pm - 14     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) Chairman G.L.Peries today said that Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe appeared to be taking the public democracy for a joke.

Speaking to the media at the Elections Secretariat he said when the prime minister was asked about the date when LG polls would be held he replied saying only God knows that. “The government has abducted the people’s civic right of electing members to the Provincial councils and Pradeshiya Sabhas” he alleged.

He also noticed that the government said they would hand over the Delimitation Report of Asoka Peries to Minister Faizer Musthapa who was not even in the country at that time.

Stressing his dissatisfaction over the government he further charged that the Prime minister led government’s drama has been exposed. (Thilanka Kanakarathna and Indika Sri Aravinda)

Video by Indika Sri Aravinda

  Comments - 14

  • ravin Tuesday, 10 January 2017 12:13 PM

    At last he realised democracy prevails now.

    RK Tuesday, 10 January 2017 12:31 PM

    PM is only playing with the people's democracy but you all KILLED the people's democracy during your time in Rathupusellawa. Have you forgotten it?

    ceylon Tuesday, 10 January 2017 01:12 PM

    how you played it befire . via DM Android App

    AMNESIA Tuesday, 10 January 2017 01:20 PM

    " PM playing with people’s democracy " - B___dy Hipycrite , What did this imbecile do when he as a mentor, to MR supported the amendment to allow MR to contest (as President) as many times he (MR) wishes. GLP sadly is suffering from AMNESIA . Best he keeps his trap shut.

    Shelly. Tuesday, 10 January 2017 01:41 PM

    A person who never enjoyed DEMOCRACY under MR Gota and Basil speaking of same today is laughable. via DM Android App

    Burt Tuesday, 10 January 2017 12:01 AM

    Did GL fall and hit his head somewhere? All of a sudden he is talking about "People's Democracy".LOL

    Hipo Tuesday, 10 January 2017 12:11 AM

    Yes sir. The PM's behaviour is quite apparant now.

    Ram Tuesday, 10 January 2017 02:10 AM

    In 2002 you played with PM, made the peace agreement with LTTE leader and later started to criticise it. So your type of play is better known

    hapun Tuesday, 10 January 2017 02:03 PM

    who cares about what you have to say? Have you done anything for Sri Lanka? You even ruined the law career of many young students.

    Veda mama Wednesday, 11 January 2017 03:02 AM

    Poor guy...Looks like he is desperate to regain some power.

    jiffry Haniffa Tuesday, 10 January 2017 03:54 AM

    Hi Mr Pieris it's high time for you to give up politics and rest with your boss. Now masses know who are the jokers. Please allow the democratically elected government to complete their term in office, and don't sabotage the good projects which are beneficial to masses, You can't fool us we know that your team is power greedy.. Hope this message will reach the so called joint opposition. Also don't forget that you all ruined the country's economy

    Rara Tuesday, 10 January 2017 05:32 AM

    The man who sat silently in Parliament when Democracy was bulldozed by the 18th Amendment is now preaching its virtues.

    Leo Tuesday, 10 January 2017 05:56 AM

    Your the drama queen sir. via DM Android App

    TONY Tuesday, 10 January 2017 03:42 PM


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