The blocks on Gota’s road to the Lankan Presidency

Just ten days before the newly set up speedy High Court’s judges begin to hear on a daily basis to its final finish the charges levelled against him of misusing public finances for personal use, Gotabaya Rajapaksa put the nation on notice when he announced for the first time his solid intention to run for the Presidency of Sri Lanka. Presidential Hopeful Gotabaya Rajapaksa with his sights set on the presidency: ‘Dual citizenship is a personal matter. I can renounce it anytime I choose. America cannot tie me down. They…

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Maithiri fooled by Rajapakshe again.

President Maithripala Sirisena seeking re-election is upset at Gothas Entry. Chamal Rajapaksha is upset and said he was a a contender.  Chamal Rajapaksha  Controversial former defence secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa declaring his intention to run for president this year has created sharp divisions within the opposition led by his elder brother Mahinda. Gotabaya’s public pronouncements this week were not taken by his other politically-ambitious brothers lying down, particularly former speaker Chamal who immediately responded saying he will was also be a contender. Mahinda Rajapaksha Rajapakshas have openly said that future presidential candidates…

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