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Ranjan may contest general elections under SJB: Hirunika


26 February 2020 06:46 pm - 11     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


MP Ranjan Ramanayake might get the ticket to contest the general election under the Samagi Jana Balawegaya as he has not done anything wrong other than recording phone conversations unethically, MP Hirunika Premachandra said today.

Parliamentarian Premachandra who was responding to a question raised by the journalists at a press conference said MP Ranjan Ramanayake had not been charged with corruption or any other offence. "In such circumstances, I don't think he would be denied nominations.' she said.

"His gossip talk over the phone does not matter to anyone as all that was part of his personal life" she added.

Asked whether she was happy about court's decision to grant Mr. Ramanayake bail, the MP said "Why should I be happy about Mr. Ramanayake granted bail as it is he who should be happy since he has been able to come out of jail" Ms. Premachandra said.

The MP then called for swift legal action against a man who was seen molesting a child in a recent video clip circulated in social media. Also she said action should be taken against those hiding behind saffron robes and abusing children. "I am not attacking Buddhist clergy, but only talking about those who are hiding behind saffron robes and commit crime" she added.(Yohan Perera)


  Comments - 11

  • Neville Wednesday, 26 February 2020 07:19 PM

    Two big mouths

    Sirru Wednesday, 26 February 2020 07:20 PM

    SJB leader's capacity is now ok for you and Ranjan?

    TONY Wednesday, 26 February 2020 07:21 PM


    anton Wednesday, 26 February 2020 08:06 PM

    yes he should be given nomination, under S J B< as he went "kade"to Sajith.

    Nish Wednesday, 26 February 2020 08:22 PM

    Right we need actors in parliament

    Dil Perera Wednesday, 26 February 2020 08:37 PM

    Did she say this, or, is this her backside talking? If not as a MP, she should at least behave like a mother of her own kids. What she and Ranjan discussed were disgusting and brought the level of the supreme parliament to the level of her own hometown (Mulleriyaawa) where patients with mental issues are treated.

    Hai k Wednesday, 26 February 2020 08:41 PM

    very correct, people are happy to elect corrupt individuals but not a guy who wanted to genuinely help them?

    Casanova Wednesday, 26 February 2020 08:58 PM

    Name one politician with ethics.

    CHULANI Wednesday, 26 February 2020 11:49 PM


    Terrence Thursday, 27 February 2020 09:04 AM

    He should definitely be in the Parliament since he is speaking the Truth and all Rogues cannot stomach it because one by one are exposed

    Sen Friday, 28 February 2020 05:57 AM

    This sob from sjb? He tried even send old pious, Fowsy to jail,without any reason,

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