Archbishop of Colombo helped Gotha Win.

Former United National Party Member of Parliament Harin Fernando said that it was the Archbishop of Colombo who deprived UNP candidate Sajith Premadasa of votes during the last Presidential Election. He made this statement at a Samagi Jana Balavegaya meeting held in Medirigiriya, Polonnaruwa.  He added that if 5% of the number of votes received by Gotabaya Rajapaksa came to Sajith Premadasa’s side then it would have been 47 per cent for Sajith.  “More than 300,000 voters who marked first preference for the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) had marked second…

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Karuna was the Vice President of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party.

ECONOMYNEXT- The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) is distancing itself from its former ally Vinayagamoorthy Muraleetharan the LTTE leader better known by his nom-de-guerre Karuna Amman. This is after the former Eastern Commander of the LTTE controversially boasted he had been part of the attack on the Army at Muhamalai that killed between 2,000 and 3,000 soldiers. In fact the fighting in Muhamalai, the Forward Defense Line of the Army which went on from 2001 to about 2008 did see heavy casualties but between 2,000 is too high an estimate,…

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We vehemently condemn Karuna’s statement says State Minister of Defence Ruwan Wijewardene

Former Deputy Minister Vinyagamoorthy Muralitharan alias Karuna Amman had challenged the rule of law in Sri Lanka by stating that he had killed 2,000 to 3,000 soldiers in Elephant Pass and another 2,000 in Kilinochchi, former State Minister of Defence Ruwan Wijewardene said. “We vehemently condemn this statement made by Karuna Amman,” Mr. Wijewardene said. “People such as these talk of patriotism in the South but talk of killing Sri Lankan soldiers when they go to the North, and we pity these persons,” Mr. Wijewardene told a public gathering in…

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