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26 June 2013 12:31 pm - 18     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Former President Chandrika Kumaratunga was scheming to bring her son Vimukthi to politics and bring the UNP back to power with the help of supporters of the 13th Amendment within the government, NFF leader Wimal Weerawansa charged.

Minister Weerawansa addressing a news briefing at the NFF office said the Federalists, separatists, the UNP, LSSP, CPSL, NSSP and the remnants of the Mahajana Party of Wijaya Kumaratunga are in a same platform and oppose the removal of adverse provisions in the 13th Amendment and expect to topple the government over the issue and restore the UNP to power.

“They believe they can create a rift in the UPFA over this national issue and topple the government which is a day dream as the patriotic groups that fight to save the country by repealing the 13th amendment or at least removing the harmful effects of it are more powerful,” he claimed.(SAJ)

Pix and Video by Pradeep Pathirana

  Comments - 18

  • Silas Thursday, 27 June 2013 06:44 AM

    Wimal, just doing his job...

    Ace Robert Friday, 28 June 2013 06:15 AM

    His Master's Voice?

    Ruwan Fernando Friday, 28 June 2013 04:57 AM

    Hey Wimal Weerawansa
    Which schools do your children go to?

    Viraj Thursday, 27 June 2013 11:53 AM

    why not another hunger strike ?

    sobers Thursday, 27 June 2013 08:41 AM

    Weerawansa has started the downfall of UPFA, and SLFP, is going to face the consequences.

    Kelani Kolla Thursday, 27 June 2013 08:36 AM

    Splendid acting Wimal !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!, Thanks for your support - THE GOVERNMENT

    Calistus Jayatilleke Thursday, 27 June 2013 08:22 AM

    If it was good enough for this chap Weerawansa to prop up Chndrika's government when he had nowhere else to go and no one cared for him, and if it is good enough for the current President's son to be groomed as a future president, then what is wrong in Chandrika trying to bring her son into politics. After all, he is the son of charismatic Wijaya Kumarange, isn't he - unlike these so called fake patriots who have no proven antecedents at all.

    Eagle Eyes Thursday, 27 June 2013 07:17 AM

    The appropriate for you to do is to commence you famous saline fast, with biscuits filled in your pockets. This is another opportunity for you prove yourself as a Cardboard Hero.

    Indi Thursday, 27 June 2013 06:59 AM

    CBK the one who destroyed Sri Lanka well,as brought MR to power and now her Son is also trying to come back very funny.

    Paul Albert Wednesday, 26 June 2013 02:49 PM

    If your govt can invite Tamilini to contest NPC why cant the others have similar option in this (Democratic ? I have a doubt ) country .

    xlntgson Thursday, 27 June 2013 06:11 AM

    Good suggestion! Hereditary plays heavy role when there are so many players. Cuba, N. Korea etc.

    Bandara Manik Thursday, 27 June 2013 05:52 AM

    What a poor choice. CBK was the worst political leader in our history. Fruit does not fall far away from the tree. However, Are these fellows have been stamped at the birth to be politicians of Sri Lanka.

    wasanthi Thursday, 27 June 2013 05:10 AM

    Vimukthi is a far better personality. He is a Bandaranaike as well as Kumarathunga. We are in Gampaha District. if he Comes he will be the No 1 in the List. we invite you to come and contest in Gampaha District.

    lucy Thursday, 27 June 2013 04:55 AM

    All this noise over the13th amendment is to take people's attention away from the cost of living and massive govt corruption

    Observer Thursday, 27 June 2013 04:22 AM

    Much better bet than other "triers".

    Thomas Thursday, 27 June 2013 03:12 AM

    If that happens, will he resign from his ministerial post?

    Richard Wednesday, 26 June 2013 03:15 PM

    MR says yes to 13A some of the govt MPs like you vote against, you win the vote and do away with 13A , MR gets off scot-free with India; good plan.

    Shankar Wednesday, 26 June 2013 02:55 PM

    Already you made the rift in UPFA

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