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In the backdrop where a great debate has been started on whether the Presidential or General Elections should be held first or both together, where do you stand in this debate as citizens?

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In the backdrop where a great debate has been started on whether the Presidential or General Elections should be held first or both together, where do you stand in this debate as citizens?



63%


6%


32%

In a landmark judgment last week, the Supreme Court took over valuable Colombo-7 Paget Road residence continued to occupy by ex-President Maithripala Sirisena. Do you think former Presidents should be awarded much luxuries like houses, vehicles, servants and securities at the expense of public?



3%


95%


2%

In a major turn of events, ex Health Minister Keheliya Rambukwella had been remanded for an alleged crime relating to purchase of medicine. Do you think this has sent a message on corrupt politicians?



65%


33%


2%

As a citizen are you clear and aware of as to how you will be taxed during this new year ?



14%


76%


10%

Should the politicians and officials who were found responsible for the economic crisis be punished?



95%


4%


1%

Is the Rs. 20,000 salary increment demanded by public servants justifiable?



39%


57%


5%

Do you believe that the recent Supreme Court ruling against cross-overs by MPs- which saw SLMC MP Naseer Ahmad lose his seat in parliament- needs to be encouraged to uphold people’s mandate for democratic election system?



95%


2%


3%

With the allegations by the Catholic Church and newest UK’s Channel-4 revelation on the Easter Sunday bombings, are you satisfied with the investigation conducted by Sri Lankan security?



4%


92%


4%

What is the solution for medical professionals leaving the country?



1%


1%


98%

Do you think that Members of Parliament should be entitled to get a lifetime pension after serving one term of five years in politics?



2%


97%


1%

In the backdrop where many religious figures have criticised and insulted other religions, do you think that pastor Jerome Fernando should be arrested and punished for the alleged statement he made over the Buddha and the Buddhism?



45%


53%


2%

Over the X-Press Pearl disaster Justice Minister Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe recently created a controversy stating that a bribe of $ 250 million had been deposited to an account of a Sri Lankan in the UK to delay the X-Press Pearl disaster litigation process. However weeks have gone and no person had been identified as the benefactor and many experts allege that the story is a distracter. Do you agree with this?



82%


11%


7%

Do you agree with the continuous strikes by Trade Union members? Is it fair to be inconveniencing the general public in return for their demands?



6%


16%


53%


25%

Which political party leader has the vision and the capability to put Sri Lanka on a recovery path and lead to sustainable development?



0%


49%


37%


14%

How motivated are you to vote in the coming Local Government Election?



62%


5%


33%


1%

Can the holding of local government elections be justified from a financial perspective during a period of bankruptcy?



72%


24%


3%

Could the proposed electricity tariffs revisions be justified ?



12%


85%


2%

Do you think that rising electricity bills could have been avoided if the successive governments had better managed the energy sector in terms of opting for renewable sources?



90%


8%


2%

Do you think that liberalising the petroleum sector through the recently endorsed amendment to the petroleum law could positively affect the country's energy sector ?



70%


25%


5%

Do you think former Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa could win back the trust of the people and set out a new political journey to come to power ?



8%


90%


3%
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