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Former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa claimed that Minister Duminda Dissanayake had earlier threatened him to hand over the Chairmanship of Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) to incumbent President Maitripala Sirisena.

 “I don’t say President Maithripala had threatened me. But Minister Duminda Dissanayake told me to hand over the party Chairmanship soon after the election. If not so, Dissanayake told me, that he knew how to take it by taking it to court. ‘The government is ours,’ he said. This is how they establish the democracy,” he said.

“Their objective was to split the main Opposition and recruit part of the members to the government,” former defence secretary said while addressing the Sri Lankans in Japan.

Speaking further the former Defence Secretary said that the previous Mahinda Rajapaksa regime had eliminated underworld activities, which were a threat to the people.

“The present government vowed to established law and order in the country. But today it is the exact opposite that is happening,” he said.

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  • Triple X Tuesday, 20 December 2016 02:09 AM

    Alright you give up your US citizenship and become a complete Sri Lankan. Then talk about the betterment of motherland.

    Jude Monday, 19 December 2016 08:36 AM

    Hey, Gota tell you got the White Van crew intact, ready for action!!!!????

    Perumal Monday, 19 December 2016 08:48 AM

    Mr Gotabhaya, how can you handover a Chairmanship that you never held but held by somebody else? Please tell a believable lie.

    kukula Tuesday, 20 December 2016 09:05 AM

    Ask him to repeat this speech on his return.

    bala Sunday, 18 December 2016 02:42 PM

    Gota should know what does threating mean right. oh Ironychilds play Gota childs play via DM Android App

    ANTON Sunday, 18 December 2016 02:57 PM

    "KONDE BANDAPU CHEENNUNTA OOVA KIYAAPAN..... "

    Shelly. Sunday, 18 December 2016 03:11 PM

    Pattapal lie. via DM Android App

    S.H.Bennet Silva Sunday, 18 December 2016 03:21 PM

    C,mon Gota we need you to be our President.Now is the time.

    Madiya Sunday, 18 December 2016 03:27 PM

    To my knowledge, under the constitution of the SLFP, if the leader of the country is a SLFP member, he or she automatically becomes the chairman of the party. This was a tactic by MR to get the SLFP leadership after he was elected president of Sri Lanka. Now it boomeranged. The OL guy was is nuts now.

    sidath wijeratne Sunday, 18 December 2016 03:31 PM

    You should have fixed him up with your white van

    raj Sunday, 18 December 2016 03:45 PM

    "Duminda threaten me" Joke of the century.

    Nilkolla Sunday, 18 December 2016 03:52 PM

    Cannot believe. You are not a politician for him to demand the Chairmanship of the party. via DM Android App

    sampath silva Sunday, 18 December 2016 03:55 PM

    your government did the threatening job far better than these people. dont try to point finger at any one via DM Android App

    Cricy Sunday, 18 December 2016 04:09 PM

    Oh now don't be a cry baby. You were supposedly in the Army right?

    Vmerc Sunday, 18 December 2016 04:11 PM

    Umba baba...... via DM Android App

    NoMoreDictators Sunday, 18 December 2016 04:26 PM

    No we don't.

    Chrsiotpher D.D Sunday, 18 December 2016 04:30 PM

    How about his threats to others ?

    Ranjit Sunday, 18 December 2016 04:54 PM

    Send a white van to pick him. Don't act like a coward.

    IVJ Sunday, 18 December 2016 04:58 PM

    Have you forgotten how you threatened people when you were flying high? You guys have short memory!

    asylum Sunday, 18 December 2016 05:29 PM

    Asking for political asylum in USA ?

    CITIZEN Monday, 19 December 2016 01:39 PM

    Yes, but he did not threaten you saying "White Van" will follow you!!!

    S.P.RAMKUMAR Monday, 19 December 2016 01:40 PM

    My God! What a innocent person

    NIMAL Monday, 19 December 2016 01:46 PM

    how could he criticized our country while in foreign country.This is against ethics.

    yahiya Monday, 19 December 2016 01:50 PM

    Backfired. You never respected cabinet ministers, when on power as secretory.

    ahamed Monday, 19 December 2016 01:56 PM

    Joke Of the Century via DM Android App

    ananda Monday, 19 December 2016 03:00 PM

    These stories are good for your siblings as well as the JO puppets. via DM Android App

    Banda Monday, 19 December 2016 07:07 AM

    Dreams to become the President of SL?

    nick Monday, 19 December 2016 07:58 AM

    ane thoththa baba via DM Android App


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