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If Vijaya Kumaranatunga was alive to see how the country is being governed today, he would jump into the sea, former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaranatunga said today.

She told the media after attending the 33rd Death Anniversary of actor-turned politician Vijaya Kumaranatunga today that the country needed young, educated and honest politicians.

When asked if the country has reached the position where the late Vijaya Kumaratunga had anticipated, she said she could only laugh rather than answering that question right now.

“We build the country and someone comes and destroys it. This country can never be developed. We need young, educated, honest politicians who are ready to work for the country through their-own funds, would not make politics a business, but leave after holding office for one term. We developed the country at a cost of our lives. Everything has turned backwards. If Vijaya was alive, he would jump into the sea,” she lamented.

Ms. Kumaranatunga said those who govern the country should have a proper understanding on foreign relations and added that Sri Lanka has become a China Chinese colony.

“Sri Lanka has become an undeclared colony of China. I have no issue with China. Those who protest against giving a development projects to India are silent when everything was given to China,” she said.

  Comments - 15

  • WeepingWidow Tuesday, 16 February 2021 08:40 PM

    Sure, he may have. The ordinary citizen in the village cannot meet ends meet and they too would like to jump into the deep blue sea.

    Ralaharamy Tuesday, 16 February 2021 09:35 PM

    Can you demonstrate how to do it? This is a sincere wish.

    idiot Tuesday, 16 February 2021 09:56 PM

    cbk you think you governd this Country better than the rajapakse clan.wijeya would have cut your throat if he was alive.

    wimal ellepola Tuesday, 16 February 2021 10:00 PM

    You were also a President.You did developed the Waters Edge,

    Jothi Tuesday, 16 February 2021 10:35 PM

    Responsibility for the pathetic situation of the country must be shared by you also as you have effectively fed and raised the ones in power now.

    Bande Tuesday, 16 February 2021 10:52 PM

    You too can try for everyone’s benefit.

    ruwan Tuesday, 16 February 2021 10:53 PM

    yes. he would have jumped way back during your era

    Sunil Tuesday, 16 February 2021 11:02 PM

    Madam, though you a charismatic leader your family is also responsible for most of the mess. You took away english in 1956 and caused a brain drain that resulted in our education and administration falling down. Your family followed a closed economic system with good intentions but that caused shortages and hardships.

    Rohana Tuesday, 16 February 2021 11:07 PM

    If Vijaya was alive, You will never be the president and you won't be so rich madam.

    Gayan Wednesday, 17 February 2021 09:14 AM

    He would have jumped during your rule.

    Olga Da Fern Wednesday, 17 February 2021 12:20 PM

    Yes, he will without you, of course. He would have noticed what you and Banda family circle did to this country - taking kaviyas to parliament - today kudu karayas at parliament through the door opened by OLD BANDA! We are out and live happily!!

    Palitha Wednesday, 17 February 2021 01:05 PM

    That's why he is dead ? Or perhaps it was your PA government partners the JVP's fault as well

    Dalit Wednesday, 17 February 2021 01:30 PM

    We are a colony of India with Indian colonists running the economy and politics. She does not like China, because she was a puppet of India and Indian colonists. At the moment her family lives in an Indian ghetto in UK. If Wijaya was alive he would have jumped in to the Channel in UK.

    Roshan samarathunga Wednesday, 17 February 2021 07:09 PM

    Please don’t jump into the sea can cause tsunami around South Asia. We all Sri Lanka ns must avoid large families

    dickie bird Wednesday, 17 February 2021 09:51 PM

    Certainly he would have with no second thought to rid himself of your germs. You are absolutely nuts.


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