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29 March 2013 01:06 am - 13     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Democratic National Alliance (DNA) Leader Sarath Fonseka said on Thursday that his party’s doors were open to everyone one but they were not like saloon doors – like some parties’ doors are.  
“Our party’s doors will be open to anyone. If someone values our principle he or she can come in. But our party’s doors are not like saloon doors -- as some say their party’s doors are. If someone wants to get a job done he comes in and when the job is done he goes out of that kind of door. We don’t admire such principles,” he said.
After a discussion held with the Elections Commissioner regarding the registration of the DNA, Mr. Fonseka, spoke to the media at the Department of Elections.
He said the Commissioner had assured him that he would be informed of the decision regarding the registration of his party before April 5.
“The commissioner said he would inform us in writing about the registration of the party before the 5th of April. He said that he would also inform the Human Rights Commission also about the decision,” said Mr. Fonseka. 
When asked about what kind of vision he would follow after the party registered, Mr. Fonseka said that his party wished to change the present political culture in the country and follow a middle path.
“The main objective of the current political system in the country is to maintain the winning party supporters. If someone wants to get a job done, he has to go behind a politician. We want to change that and serve everyone equally,” he said.(Yohan Perera and Lahiru Pothmulla)

  Comments - 13

  • ab Friday, 29 March 2013 12:00 AM

    Good luck. via DM Android App

    devaka Friday, 29 March 2013 03:03 AM

    It wont be a surprise if no one comes through the doors

    MagodisThuma Friday, 29 March 2013 03:07 AM

    Dear SF.... apply soap on everybody's face...but don't shave !

    Ray Friday, 29 March 2013 03:14 AM

    Well said General! People say you are too much of a disciplinarian, but seeing the state of the country right now, i would say you are exactly what we need!

    tjeyar Friday, 29 March 2013 12:00 AM

    Is he discipline man? ha ha ha via DM Android App

    Asela Friday, 29 March 2013 04:11 AM

    My congradulations dear general Sir. You are the need of the hour.

    ANTON Friday, 29 March 2013 05:39 AM


    Dhammaloka Friday, 29 March 2013 06:22 AM

    People will decide what is needed and what not.

    The Gd Father Friday, 29 March 2013 07:11 AM

    General, it is true that you will be a good leader if you get selected, but most of the Sri Lankans are selfish , narrow minded , got less memory power and keep forgetting the past often, in a society like this how are you going to discipline our citizen? No matter who comes to power the future looks bleak unless every citizen decides to change for a better SRI LANKA.. God save us all.

    rohan Friday, 29 March 2013 10:51 AM

    You have the caliper to lead a team to achive goals.Whether you get votes or not, stick to the principles and be out spoken

    kumar Saturday, 30 March 2013 12:00 AM

    you are calm and right on your target. you have an other big responsibility of clearing the political terrorists in the country. via DM Android App

    Thomas RangerThomas Saturday, 30 March 2013 03:09 AM

    Three cheers for that.

    wicket keeper Sunday, 31 March 2013 12:00 AM

    Ok chance for Arjuna and Tiran then.. via DM iPad app

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