Sarath Fonseka who was released from the Welikada prison a short while ago addressed the public and said, “I believe that the public will serve justice for the injustice that was brought upon me. I was taken away from my people due to political hatred. I will not forget those who stood by me shedding their tears and their grief for me. I hope to bring a better future and I will save the country from corruption. Be with us as I will never back down nor will I be discouraged. I will never forget the faces of you people who were waiting for me throughout the day. I wish nothing but the best for you and your future generations. I salute you.”
There is a silver lining in every dark cloud.This is a proven fact.
Sillybuster Tuesday, 22 May 2012 08:44 AM
He was jailed for corruption.
Fun Tuesday, 22 May 2012 04:22 AM
junior citizen Tuesday, 22 May 2012 04:10 AM
well said LEslie
willows Tuesday, 22 May 2012 04:12 AM
You are the hero we all Sri Lankans salute you sir.
Jan Chandra Tuesday, 22 May 2012 02:46 AM
I thought he was sick and could not even be treated in a public hospital. What a world we live in
Harshini Tuesday, 22 May 2012 02:39 AM
All the best!
InvictuSriLankan Monday, 21 May 2012 04:31 PM
He is a former Army General...NOT a Magician!!!!
Leslie Monday, 21 May 2012 03:41 PM
Mahinda Rajapakse is the greatest human being in this whole world for having pardoned you.
God Bless HE The President Mahinda Rajapakse
sriya Monday, 21 May 2012 03:29 PM
you suffered for the silent majority of this country, one day God will permit you to wipe off the corrupt politicans from this country and make this island a peaceful country to live for the innocent people may God bless you
Game Kolla Monday, 21 May 2012 03:23 PM
Our heartiest congratulation sir...We look forward your guidance for the correct path.
Sadarana Monday, 21 May 2012 03:06 PM
You are a born Hero. You are an example for the whole mankind as to learn how to keep one's head straight when all odds are against you. You showed the mankind what will power is. Keep it up our hero and long live with the blessings of the noble triple gems.
mar Monday, 21 May 2012 02:39 PM
We can find he is true and straight forward leader from his hair color. He did not imitate it.
nimal Monday, 21 May 2012 02:27 PM
he's a military man.. only know to kill ppl.. not to construct economy or democracy..
noor Monday, 21 May 2012 01:55 PM
How can he do these all, may be from the moon.
Marina Monday, 21 May 2012 12:13 PM
WELCOME SIR, OUR PRAYERS DID NOT GO WASTE!
PGA Monday, 21 May 2012 01:28 PM
Great news. I hope he will now try to help all the other political prisoners and abductees to gain their freedom.
sas Monday, 21 May 2012 01:13 PM
Well said sir.The country needs you.
Housni Monday, 21 May 2012 01:08 PM
If I'm not mistaken, according to our constitution, a citizen can't contest for presidency if he has been imprisoned for two years or more.
I hope I'm wrong.
Mangala Monday, 21 May 2012 01:00 PM
Well, cant you still figure it out? He know what you are talking, thats why he didnt topple the gov by militarily. He came by democratic way, but when he realize this so called democrat is nothing but corrupt, it was too late, so dont try to teach him. Where is your system, can you tell that it is so correct?
Marikar Monday, 21 May 2012 12:59 PM
Sir, I trust you will lead the country, & reduce the thumping Electricity Bills we have to pay, bring the US $ down, & bring the Cost of Living down. We are suffering today Sir, to make ends meet. May God Bless You Sir!
RanjanP Monday, 21 May 2012 12:53 PM
THAT IS CORRECT!
mitin Monday, 21 May 2012 12:50 PM
our true precedent
faizer Monday, 21 May 2012 12:44 PM
Well said Sir, We want a good commander to uplift the well being of the nation and to maintained security and stablity through out the country. "Lesson learnt is a lesson earned "
Good Luck Sir !
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francis Monday, 21 May 2012 12:39 PM
you are the only one who can make Sri Lanka another Singapore. The whole country is stinking of corruption and commission
srinath.gunaratne Monday, 21 May 2012 12:32 PM
Learn from your mistakes, Work for the betterment of the country. We still have a system where people select their leaders, Wait for your turn.
No Need-Minoritties Monday, 21 May 2012 12:32 PM
Will it be true or worse than this?
Lal Suranjith Monday, 21 May 2012 12:21 PM
What a grate speach. I am proud to be a admire of you please be with the people of this country you saved us and our future genaration from terror pl save our country from corruption & other .....................................................................!
AMAR Monday, 21 May 2012 12:21 PM
Yes, we salute you too..!You are a great. No doubt about it.But MR is the greatest..! Good luck...!
kolla Monday, 21 May 2012 12:15 PM
Dear Sir, Get well soon and improve your health condition a must to do, Then come back to us we will be with you to save our country.
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