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I never quoted Lee Kwan Yew: Gota

12 May 2015 03:21 am - 14     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa referring to a photograph of his that went viral on social media with a quote from Lee Kwan Yew said he was unaware of such an incident and that anybody can do such mischievous things on social media.

“If people can quote Lord Buddha, why can’t people quote Lee Kwan Yew? They also should be quoted right? In fact I’m not aware of such a thing and please ask about this from those who did it.”

When asked if he was going to join the Bodhu Bala Sena party he said that it was also a lie. “See, that is also a lie that someone has told. We hear about thieves everywhere and likewise we hear lies from everywhere (Horu horu horu wage boru boru boru)”. (Kamanthi Wickramasinghe)

  Comments - 14

  • sinhalaYa Tuesday, 12 May 2015 10:41 AM


    Chaminda Tuesday, 12 May 2015 11:04 AM

    Most if images are tarnishing by newly born FB babies.

    Ratna Tuesday, 12 May 2015 11:06 AM

    This is what every power-greedy politician does. Do something secretly and when leaked, deny or denounce it!

    malij Tuesday, 12 May 2015 11:47 AM

    He is not a politician.He did a v.good job during the war and giving a facelift to Colombo. Re- alleged bad things he had done - Courts to decide.

    citizen Tuesday, 12 May 2015 11:48 AM

    Oh...not again, why these social media users dont know that anyone can put anything they want using someone else picture... come on...commentators..pls think about it...even i can put some quote from Martin Luther King and put President Sirisena picture.Above quote very famous and everyone knows abot u think that Gota didnt know abt it if he is going to use with his pic....Grow up...these r not issue to follow..monitor the government activities whetehr thy r doing anything to build the country..not social media false campaign.We voted to change the regime not to waste for these things.Citizen

    Lima Tuesday, 12 May 2015 11:49 AM


    nanda Tuesday, 12 May 2015 04:39 PM

    Only a LTTE Terrorist can say this

    Bamunu Tuesday, 12 May 2015 04:43 PM

    Look at what he did to the country but not what he said.

    Bamunu Tuesday, 12 May 2015 04:46 PM

    If not for this bugger you buggers are sill under Tamil terrorism. Are you bugger talking from your mouth or some where else.

    Bamunu Tuesday, 12 May 2015 04:59 PM

    Gota we need more brave people like you to this country. We have seen what you have done to this country. Earlier Colombo was worse than Chennai. Now some parts of Colombo city looks like part of an European city. Anybody going to Torinton Arcade will feel that he is in an European city despite of Appa price. .May Noble Triple Gem bless you.

    sss Tuesday, 12 May 2015 05:19 PM

    yea, beautiful Colombo from the resources in outstations

    Palayang Yako Wednesday, 13 May 2015 05:23 AM

    This Gote is too ignorant to know Lee Kwan Yew, leave alone plagiarize him!

    david strange Wednesday, 13 May 2015 05:48 AM

    is ths guy comparing himself to Mr.Lee Kwan in some ways he was like that. dictatorial

    jsunilperera Saturday, 16 May 2015 01:28 PM

    Thank You Sir. You saved Sri Lanka from the brutal Terrorists. Yes, Colombo was one of the cleanest cities in the World. Soon, it will be the opposite. Thank You Sir once again.

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