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A total 49 UPFA MPs participated in the rally held in Kurunegala yesterday in support of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, while some speakers who addressed the meeting said 57 UPFA MPs were at the meeting.

The MPs who participated were Dinesh Gunawardena, Wimal Weerawansa, Vasudeva Nanayakkara,  T.B. Ekanayake, Saranath Basnayake, Salinda Dissanayake, Geethanjana Gunawardena, Jayarathna Herath, Ranjith Soysa, Mohan Silva, V.K. Indika, Chamika Buddadasa, Manusha Nanayakkara, Thenuka Vidanagamage, Lohan Ratwatte, Nishantha Mutuhettigama, Arundika Fernando, Sriyani Wijewickrama, Roshan Ranasinghe, P.A. Muthukumarana, Sarath Kumara Gunarathne, Rohana Dissanayake, Y.G. Padmasiri, Sarath Weerasekera, Abdul Cader, Janaka Bandara, Sarana Gunawardena, Shehan Semasinghe, Gamini Lokuge, Mahindananda Aluthgamage, Dullas Alahapperuma, Rohitha Abeygunawardane, G.L. Pieris, Jagath Balasuriya, Weerakumara Dissanayake, S.M. Chandrasena, Bandula Gunawardena, Jayantha Ketagoda, Kamala Ranatunga, Malani Fonseka, Janaka Wakkumbura, Kumara Welgama, Nilawala Wijesinghe, Jagath Balasuriya, Tissa Vitharana, Dilum Amunugama, Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena, Uditha Lokubandara and  Prabha Ganeshan
Former Provincial Governors Thissa R. Balalla, Alawi Maulana, Tikiri Kobbekaduwa, former North Central Province Chief Minister S.M. Ranjith, Western Province Chief Minister Prasanna Ranatunga and 56 Western Provincial Councillors, 18 from the North Central Province, and 27 from the Southern Province were also among the participants.

MPs Dinesh Gunawardena, Wimal Weerawansa, Vasudena Nanayakkara, T.B. Ekanayake, Bandula Gunawardena and Western Provincial Councillor Udaya Gammanpila and several others spoke at the meeting, which was attended by a large crowd at the Welagedara grounds.(Sujith ewajulige)




 

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  • Ach-cha-ru Saturday, 09 May 2015 03:28 PM

    This stage brings to my memory like circus arena. All type of animals & stunts can be found here. via DM Android App

    Duminda Saturday, 09 May 2015 01:25 PM

    Real Bull cart!!!!

    Leez Saturday, 09 May 2015 01:26 PM

    Most of them will be at home after the upcoming General Election!

    Patriot Saturday, 09 May 2015 01:32 PM

    Whether it is 49 or 57 all these UPFA MPs have no future in Sri Lanka. Since they are not suitable to do any other job they will have to live the rest of their lives with the money amassed by being rogues of the previous government or they will have to stay at Walikada.

    srilankan forever. Saturday, 09 May 2015 01:34 PM

    these are rejects,SLFP must recruit new members,they must be the alternative for UNP,it doesnt matter if it takes 10 or 20 years...must chase away ethanol dealers,snatchers and swindlers...

    riz Saturday, 09 May 2015 01:36 PM

    A group of thugs gathered to support a leader of thugs.

    Madlin Saturday, 09 May 2015 01:37 PM

    Perhaps their files are with MR via DM Android App

    Manel Saturday, 09 May 2015 01:47 PM

    Out of this 49 how many will get nominations at general election and then how many can win the seats without thuggary, bribary, state vehicles and staff and police support. Do not forget now the electio .comm. and police commission are in force unlike during MR time.

    desilva Saturday, 09 May 2015 01:57 PM

    Most of these politicians are thugs and dirty politicians.!

    ramzee Saturday, 09 May 2015 02:14 PM

    My 3 could have cancelled that last meeting which was held at hom

    cyril n Saturday, 09 May 2015 02:29 PM

    How many of these will remain parliament? Most of them will be discarded by the masses whuch they know and that is why they want a cover through MR.

    Jobless Bird Azver Saturday, 09 May 2015 02:44 PM

    monkey and Kolavi is roaming around the island to make another disaster with king cancer amount the communities.

    ACA Saturday, 09 May 2015 02:52 PM

    Srilankan Alibaba had more than 40 thieves.

    Nims Saturday, 09 May 2015 03:09 PM

    I bet!!! it will be less than 20 of this lot will be re-elected next time.

    OMG Saturday, 09 May 2015 01:06 PM

    Those who disobeyed the SLFP party leadership should be expelled from the party with immediate effect.

    Rahman Saturday, 09 May 2015 07:03 PM

    ALIBABA

    jay Saturday, 09 May 2015 07:15 PM

    What a collection of thieves and thugs!

    Ryan Hudson Saturday, 09 May 2015 08:49 PM

    All get together to send this country eating most corrupt regime which stole 52 billion money from us within 55 days home

    ruvanw Sunday, 10 May 2015 12:19 AM

    Excellent! We now have a full list of the rogues who need to be cleaned out of the parliament. Mr President, ensure that none of these get nominations through your party!

    Desmond Jeromme Sunday, 10 May 2015 08:30 AM

    Those guys are double actors and equivalent to Lizard who could change colours.

    LEDA Sunday, 10 May 2015 11:43 AM

    ALIBABA AND 49 THEIVES

    jolly bird Sunday, 10 May 2015 01:36 PM

    CROWD COLLECTED FROM TWENTY FIVE DISTRICT IS NOT A SUPRISE AT ALL. THEY ALL SHOWEDBIGGER SHOW S THAN THIS DURING THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION . via DM Android App

    jolly bird Sunday, 10 May 2015 02:01 PM

    THE ESTEEM SLFP SHOULD BE FREED FROM THUGS DRUG DEALERS LOOTERS ROBBERS AND .HOOTERS BEFORE THE ELECTION ITS A PARAMOUNT TASK FOR THE PRESIDENT TO DO FORTHWITH. via DM Android App

    jolly bird Sunday, 10 May 2015 02:12 PM

    JUST LIKE A WHITE SHEEP IS BEING SURROUNDED BY GREEDY WOLVES THE SLFP IS BEING SURROUNDED BY POWER HUNGRY DIRTY POLITICIANS. via DM Android App

    Don Sunday, 10 May 2015 03:29 PM

    Absolutely correct. Look at the names. Thugs, criminals, ethanol and drug lords, uneducated, vultures all knowing that no where to go, trying to hang on to MR to save them going to jail !

    Smart Citizen Sunday, 10 May 2015 05:05 PM

    Day dreaming

    Chris Monday, 11 May 2015 09:45 AM

    They are all gathering for a "LOST CAUSE"

    clifford Saturday, 09 May 2015 11:51 AM

    All the thieves have got together.

    podimalli Saturday, 09 May 2015 10:17 AM

    corupted group via DM Android App

    gobbaya Saturday, 09 May 2015 10:20 AM

    there you have it...the slaves in MS speech who wanted slavery back....kudos to the (m)asses who sent them to the parliment..... via DM Android App

    MightyAnt Saturday, 09 May 2015 10:38 AM

    Political Suicide, nice.

    Ajja Saturday, 09 May 2015 10:42 AM

    Horu wenuwen Horu..... via DM Android App

    UKUSA Saturday, 09 May 2015 10:46 AM

    It is high time to build the economy and the well being of Mother Lanka and there is ample time for the Election,is utter waste of time of the public.

    Wellwisher Saturday, 09 May 2015 11:01 AM

    All the SLFP ministers who were involved in illegal activities and earned large sum of money which belongs to the poor people of this country, and all the SLFP MPS who are unlikely to get nominations from SLFP due to various reasons have participated on this rally.

    saman Saturday, 09 May 2015 11:04 AM

    This is a list of all the people detrimental to Sri Lanka and consider their own personal development only!

    Cobra Saturday, 09 May 2015 11:05 AM

    Whatever happened to the 50th MP?????

    Sikuru7 Saturday, 09 May 2015 11:25 AM

    Alibaba and 40 9 thieves!

    Nimal Saturday, 09 May 2015 11:31 AM

    These big crowds indicate the number of people in the country dependent for a living on money flow from corruption.

    Suren Saturday, 09 May 2015 11:38 AM

    End of the Yahapalanaya. Re Enter MaRa.

    Calistus Jayatilleke Saturday, 09 May 2015 11:43 AM

    Looks like Ali Baba has more than Forty thieves here.

    TONY Saturday, 09 May 2015 11:47 AM

    THESE PEOPLE ARE GIVING MR HOPE LIKE WHAT THE ASTROLOGER DID FOR ELECTIONS DATES

    MightyAnt Saturday, 09 May 2015 10:17 AM

    Mass suicide! Nice

    The God Father Saturday, 09 May 2015 11:51 AM

    It is obvious that the thieves, rogues, thugs and the looters with MR, lets see whether the Sri Lankans are still naive as they used to be.

    John Fernandez Saturday, 09 May 2015 11:52 AM

    More fabricated stories against Rajapakshas will come out soon. It will not do any harm to MR, instead people will gather around him thanks to liars like Mangala.

    suppoter Saturday, 09 May 2015 11:49 AM

    well done and good luck via DM Android App

    Hiran Gunawardena Saturday, 09 May 2015 11:50 AM

    we can see tide is turning. I dont think it doesnt matter much to MS as long as he get his old office job back. But all UNPers crying cos RW destined to be opposition leader again. via DM Android App

    Aca Saturday, 09 May 2015 11:54 AM

    All these people are eligible for state pension now. They are performimg nations duty by safe garding national assets deposited in foreign countries.

    willowsd Saturday, 09 May 2015 11:55 AM

    this is the best time to clean and clear the SLFP from rogues and outside elements, hope CC will act accordingly?

    iemerald Saturday, 09 May 2015 12:22 PM

    HOW MANY OF THE 49 WERE THIEVED, CRIMINALS DRUG DEALERS FRAUSTERS ETC ETC.?

    Lima Saturday, 09 May 2015 12:25 PM

    SIMPLE MATHEMATICS , ROGUES ARE WITH ROGUES , NO DIFFERENCESHAME TO MR AND FAMILY , ROBBED THE COUNTRY WHOLESALE , MURDERED THE INNOCENTS , NOW TALKING LIKE SAINT

    silva Saturday, 09 May 2015 12:23 PM

    49 corrupt thugs we should never vote for via DM Android App

    saf Saturday, 09 May 2015 12:36 PM

    all 49 have there named on FCID most wanted. via DM Android App

    ziyard Saturday, 09 May 2015 12:43 PM

    Baiya MPs who attended the meeting can say good bye to politics.MR ta aba saranai

    aza Saturday, 09 May 2015 12:56 PM

    even after rejected by people MR and his family still want to come back and clean the money left in country ,and making reconciliation among political parties more difficult with few goons like Vasu, wimale and Dinesh


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