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Former President Chandrika Bandaranaike said the people could vote for any animal and not for the betel leaf symbol or the hand symbol at the forthcoming general elections if they wanted to save the country from corrupt individuals.

Addressing several public meetings in Embilipitiya and the Eheliyagoda towns the former President said the UNP, the Hela Urumaya, a faction of the SLFP and the Leftist parties had joined hands on January 8 to bring about a change and to form a national government.

The JVP was not directly involved in the campaign but it supported.

“Again the main constituent parties of the national government are contesting the general elections to take forward the policy of national government.
“Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka’s Democratic Party is contesting the election in the hope of winning as a separate group. However, he will support the national government that would be formed after the election.

“The corrupt rule should be wiped out and a new system of government without political differences should be formed. It is the duty of the people to support forces that have undertaken to move forward that object.

“On the other hand, my party has fallen prey to robbers. The situation is beyond the control of President Maithripala Sirisena, even though he is the Chairman.
“The corrupt individuals cannot be expected to lead the country along the right path. The Citizen’s Force is not affiliated to any political party. A vote for the UNP is not a vote for a political party but for a movement that could build the country. Now democracy in the country has been restored and we can chase away the corrupt representatives,” she said. (Ajithlal Shantha Udaya)

 

  Comments - 14

  • Bippity Boppity Boo Thursday, 13 August 2015 10:25 AM

    Thank You Madam, that was a very nice statement easily understood by all except the brain washed and one wearing blinkers.

    ANTON Thursday, 13 August 2015 10:42 AM

    YES MADAM ....... EVEN AN ANIMAL CAN UNDERSTAND THE SITUATION.

    Chandler Thursday, 13 August 2015 10:43 AM

    Deparado pest CBK

    lali Thursday, 13 August 2015 11:42 AM

    Her statements are understood only by brain dead people.

    sobers Thursday, 13 August 2015 11:51 AM

    Quite true! SLFP has been hijacked by some who have PARACHUTED for self benefits. They have completley turned away the minoroties and arousing racism too, this is one reason they lost the presidential election and now certain to lose the general election. It is now or never.

    Ukkun Putha Thursday, 13 August 2015 12:34 PM

    Animals can understand but not brain dead humans.

    acs Thursday, 13 August 2015 01:38 PM

    Any animal except buffaloes.

    Peace Lover Thursday, 13 August 2015 03:21 PM

    Ofcourse, The Corrupt Guys in the former Govt. are Brain DEAD.

    mohamed asfar Thursday, 13 August 2015 03:22 PM

    anyone who supports mahinda and cronies will never be forgiven even by the devils.

    palle Thursday, 13 August 2015 05:16 PM

    Nothing but another hate speech.

    DamDam Thursday, 13 August 2015 05:19 PM

    ANIMALS > ELEPHANT, KOBRA, TIGER? Which one is your preference?

    Waz Thursday, 13 August 2015 05:58 PM

    A Government of National Unity urgently is needed!

    Venura Friday, 14 August 2015 08:07 AM

    Lali, it is time that you get your brain tested.

    O. N .prebhashitha Saturday, 15 August 2015 06:59 AM

    Yes, madam your feelings are so drastical. People knows your business and past dont worry they will vote exact person s in time.


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