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I was not invited to SLFP special convention: Chandrika

6 December 2018 09:24 pm - 29     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Former President Chandrika Kumaratunga has claimed that she had not been invited for the special convention of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP), which was held at the Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium last Tuesday, December 4.

In a letter to SLFP General Secretary Prof. Rohana Lakshman Piyadasa, the former President had said that the Gampaha District Secretaries were informed and posters had been distributed among them.

“All SLFP members have been invited except me and SLFP Kelaniya Organiser Thilak Waragoda. All of them were invited to be present on November 30 at 4.00 p.m.,” she said in the letter.

"I learn that MP Alagiyawanna had advised the organisers not to invite me and Kelaniya Organiser to the annual convention," she said.

“Rathanasena Ketawalage, who was my adviser in my political activities, had received a poster last Friday (November 30) when he went to the SLFP Head Quarters for some other work. But no one had informed me about an SLFP annual convention until now,” her letter said. (Chaturanga Samarawickrama)

  Comments - 29

  • Chux Thursday, 06 December 2018 09:28 PM

    Pls don’t be surprised you know the calibre of this man

    Xxx Friday, 07 December 2018 12:36 PM

    MS thinks even the country is his private property. So what is SLFP?

    sigiriya Thursday, 06 December 2018 09:28 PM

    We have been missing you!

    ravin Thursday, 06 December 2018 09:33 PM

    Now you know you have to avoid eating hoppers. Hoppers dose not digest in Sri Lankan's stomach nowadays.

    BUSHEL Thursday, 06 December 2018 09:34 PM


    Saman Thursday, 06 December 2018 09:36 PM

    Why should anyone invite backstabbers? She no longer supports SLFP (which is non-existent now) neither she cares about people. She just wants to take revenge.

    bamuna Friday, 07 December 2018 02:24 PM

    Chryshan K Thursday, 06 December 2018 09:52 PM

    SLFP convention is all about Ranil. Probably Ranil has done the greatest thing to SLFP Party by distroying MS and MR. Thats the reason the convention all about Ranil.

    lakmal Thursday, 06 December 2018 09:53 PM

    Ah! we forgot the madam.

    Citizen Thursday, 06 December 2018 09:54 PM

    Who needs you?

    chandra Thursday, 06 December 2018 09:59 PM

    No pure SLFP meeting. Semi POHOTTUWA meeting.

    Appu Thursday, 06 December 2018 10:03 PM

    Nothing is permanent in the life

    Unchikun Thursday, 06 December 2018 10:06 PM

    Well Madam, you have not missed much.

    NIHAL Thursday, 06 December 2018 10:10 PM


    Priya Friday, 07 December 2018 02:05 PM

    Better to be forgotten !! What is the use ?

    concern Thursday, 06 December 2018 10:12 PM

    When our country is in crisis you are complaining about an invitation.Besides maybe you were not welcomed.

    Priya Thursday, 06 December 2018 10:14 PM

    Actually and Factually, what is the use inviting you? Just enjoy your retirement. You are also partially responsible for bringing in the useless 'Yahapala' govt. and the current situation in our country so please we beg you not to get involved in political matters for our country and its people's sake !!!

    Jude Friday, 07 December 2018 01:32 PM

    Hey Priya, don't be surprised if CBK come into fray wih some breakaway SLFPers to muster majority for UNF at the next general elections!!??

    Priya Friday, 07 December 2018 09:28 PM

    Hey Jude.... Dream On...LOL

    Buddhist Thursday, 06 December 2018 10:18 PM

    When there is no democracy in his own party as Party Leader the President wants to talk about UNP democracy!

    Damien Thursday, 06 December 2018 10:30 PM

    You shouldn't be surprised when My3 is the leader of the SLFP. He does NOT need you any more. It is as simple as that.

    Grateful Thursday, 06 December 2018 10:37 PM

    It shows how MS conducts the affairs of SLFP and the country. He may be helping MR.

    jogi Thursday, 06 December 2018 10:37 PM

    what a pity!

    Bagalawathie Friday, 07 December 2018 10:56 AM

    You should know by now lady that all good things must come to an end. Move on lady move on.

    kumar Friday, 07 December 2018 12:37 PM

    the convention was all about a chandiya fighter who wins all obstacles in a dream against an imaginary plot.

    dinesh Friday, 07 December 2018 01:54 PM

    You, mad woman chose GAMARALA as Presidential candidate, knowing that he is uneducated, low class man with low qualities and you well deserved this treatment

    Sambrown Friday, 07 December 2018 03:29 PM

    Mam, you don't know there no more SLFP. MS has already eaten it, as a whole.

    gladwin Friday, 07 December 2018 03:37 PM

    "well - madam, its a petty since your parents being the founder members of the party

    Manu Friday, 07 December 2018 08:41 PM

    I don't know why the country needs a woman like you any more. So it is normal you were not invited.

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