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Former NCP Chief Minister Berty Premalal Dissanayake said his supporters had been subjected to assaults by members of the UPFA and pointed out that this was never heard of before.

“We have never witnessed this level of threats and assaults even when the opposition won the election. Even yesterday my supporters were attacked and intimidated by our own party men supporting S.M. Ranjith and this has been happening throughout this post-election period,” he said.

Mr. Dissanayake who came second in the list of preferential votes in a hotly contested election said that his supporters were intimidated and assaulted even during the run-up to the election.

Commenting on the impending appoint of a chief minister, the former chief minister said it was the prerogative of the President.

“It’s not right to comment on this matter. The prerogative of appointing the chief minister is that of the President and I believe he will take the right decision,” he said. (Yohan Perera and Hafeel Farisz)



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  • Ron Wednesday, 12 September 2012 10:12 PM

    Wapurapu they thamai nelannay.....

    s.m.Hafeel Thursday, 13 September 2012 03:48 PM

    කල හොද පසෙන් එලවනවා

    Upul Thursday, 13 September 2012 08:36 AM

    This is a good example. Never destroy any person even your opposition. Now there is no opposition. People start now fighting each other.

    jayantha Thursday, 13 September 2012 06:08 AM

    Few months ago this fellow said, he will be the chief minister forever. This is a good lesson for other politiciens.

    rednaxela Thursday, 13 September 2012 05:07 AM

    You are getting the payment for the services you rendered to others. You are tasting your own medicine and only now you know it is bitter!

    Mahinda Leelaratne Thursday, 13 September 2012 05:27 AM

    What goes around comes around.

    Achcharu Thursday, 13 September 2012 05:02 AM

    Yes, taste of your own medicine you gave Janaka Perera last time. Sore Looser..

    Siri Thursday, 13 September 2012 05:12 AM

    now people wants SMR not you,it is very clear by the result,so let him to come to the position of CM.

    kumara Thursday, 13 September 2012 01:51 AM

    Karana kalata paw meeriya mee sey, windina kalata duk wadi wey gini sey...

    mnsmart Thursday, 13 September 2012 02:05 AM

    Now it's thiththayage warey..

    Spartacus Thursday, 13 September 2012 02:01 AM

    You reap what you sow.

    Spartacus Thursday, 13 September 2012 02:00 AM

    Was in Anuradhapura on election day. This goons posters were even posted on a sign board showing the way to ancient architectural sites. It was a disgrace.

    senavi Thursday, 13 September 2012 01:09 AM

    See their drive to serve the country - they even fight among themselves. What a bunch of patriots.

    Hoodwinked Thursday, 13 September 2012 12:24 AM

    Its a Boomerang, what goes round it comes back or best of all what you sow thy shall reap.

    Nodrog Thursday, 13 September 2012 12:12 AM

    Live by the bullet die by the bullet.

    malkanthi Wednesday, 12 September 2012 10:32 AM

    TIT FOR TAT! Take it easy!

    Chanetha Wednesday, 12 September 2012 09:21 PM

    What goes around comes around. This is called Karma.
    Wait for the worst Berty. More suffering yet to come for your
    past deeds.

    Janaka Wednesday, 12 September 2012 05:26 PM

    What goes around comes around.Not sure of the name,Who attacked Dr.Johnpulle or Fernandopulle's house some years back.There were witnesses who claimed,that they had seen the Former CM and son directing the Mob.Poor Berty.....

    Gamarala Wednesday, 12 September 2012 04:14 PM

    Have to abolish this provincial council dog fight.

    shan Wednesday, 12 September 2012 02:59 PM

    Also you did the same....

    up Wednesday, 12 September 2012 03:10 PM

    You are right Berty. We also hearing so many things now not happended and witnessed before.

    Minister Wednesday, 12 September 2012 02:50 PM

    Why not make a complaint to the boss?

    suny Wednesday, 12 September 2012 02:00 PM

    You have to take back what you have given. Sansare hati

    S Victor Wednesday, 12 September 2012 01:48 PM

    Berty is getting his own medicne at last.....

    farook Wednesday, 12 September 2012 01:58 PM

    Swallow your own medicine!!!

    Notharimama Wednesday, 12 September 2012 01:32 PM

    You reap what you sow!
    Don't forget that saying.

    konda china Wednesday, 12 September 2012 01:43 PM

    Hello Berty Ayia, kohomda kema, tamunanse anik unnata gassavanakota tibuna joliya kohomada, den andanna epa, tikak vennta kapan

    RR Wednesday, 12 September 2012 01:06 PM

    You did the same to fellow UPFAers before

    MagodisThuma Wednesday, 12 September 2012 12:58 PM

    Wait...This is just the beginning !


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