Day: 6 November 2019

GR pledges to fight violence against women

Promises equal rights for disabled people Pledges to bring down cost-of-living with relief package By Nuwan Senarathna Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa yesterday pledged to create a safe environment for women and uphold equal rights for people with disabilities. Addressing an election rally in Galagedara, Rajapaksa said if elected, he would …

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Sirisena must take responsibility for SLFP’s ruination – CBK

President Maithripala Sirisena must bear the responsibility for the Sri Lanka Freedom Party’s ruination, claims former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga. She emphasized this while addressing the convention of the ‘Organization to Protect the SLFP’ held at the Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium this evening (05). The event was held under the patronage of former President Chandrika Bandaranaike, …

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My family and I received death threats from MR: Sajin Vaas

http://www.dailymirror.lk/top_story/My-family-and-I-received-death-threats-from-MR-Sajin-Vaas/155-177323 Former MP Sajin Vaas Gunawardena today said he had lodged a police complaint saying that Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa had told another SLPP MP that Sajin and his family will be killed if he continued to support the New Democratic Front (NDF) presidential candidate Sajith Premadasa in the presidential election. Speaking at a media …

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Power Hungry Mahinda Rajapaksa’s impatience to sit in that Prime Ministerial chair

http://www.sundayobserver.lk/2019/11/03/opinion/what-mahinda-talking-about Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa made an interesting statement this week. A victory for Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the presidential election will be considered as a mandate for a general election soon after, he told a gathering at the official launch of brother Gotabaya’s manifesto. These comments, coming on the first anniversary of the infamous failed …

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Vigneswaran reveals stance on presidential candidates

http://www.adaderana.lk/news_intensedebate.php?nid=58782 Former Chief Minister of the Northern Province C.V. Vigneswaran says it is significant to note that the Sinhala Candidates from the main political alliances from the South were not prepared to discuss the 13-point requests of the five Tamil parties with them. Instead they have come forward to release their respective Election Manifestos only, …

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