NFF supports President:
JVP lost its purity as political party - NFF Leader
National Freedom Front Leader Wimal Weerawansa stated at the special
convention of the NFF held at the Sugathadasa Stadium that the JVP had
the option to select their own candidate for the Presidential election
securing their identity preserved by its members sacrificing their lives
during the Ranil Wickremesinghe regime.
Wimal Weerawansa also remarked that the JVP had lost its purity as a
political party by the act of endorsing the candidate of the UNP as
their presidential candidate and joining hands with the neo imperialist
forces betraying the country.
Weerawansa said that Ranil Wickremesinghe was so sure that he would
lose at the Presidential election that he attempted to find a substitute
as a cat’s paw to save his face and retain the party leadership even
after the presidential election.
He also said that the JVP cannot find a presidential candidate and
Ranil Wickremesinghe cannot be successful. SLMC Leader Hakeem has no
following as the people in the East were rallying round the Government
led by Mahinda Rajapaksa with the renaissance since the defeat of the
separatist and murderous LTTE. So they all joined together to find a
Weerawansa further stated that the patriotic movements in the country
have arrived at a juncture that they should get-together to re-elect
Mahinda Rajapaksa at the Presidential election. President Rajapaksa
defeated the so called indomitable LTTE to make Sri Lanka a leading
country in the South Asian region defeating all the attempts of the
brokers of imperialist forces.
Wimal Weerawansa continuing said that the JVP attempting to find good
governance by joining hands with Ranil Wickremesinghe. Ranil
Wickremesinghe was the politician who supported the LTTE to separate
this country under the influence of the imperialist forces. This
Government never attempted to defeat LTTE as they could benefit out of
the LTTE if it remained undefeated.
“So how could the JVP find good governance with the UNP ? They could
open the doors of Batalanda but the doors for good governance”
“A leader who could stand against corruption, waste, malpractices etc
only can defeat such a separatist terrorist organization” Weerawansa
“A leader who could stand against imperialist influences can defeat
such an organization.” He said that President Mahinda Rajapaksa
accomplished the defeat of LTTE as he was against corruption, waste,
malpractices and all foreign influences.
Weerawansa stated that the country had reached a historical juncture
when the second freedom struggle should be initiated.
The country needed a leadership to develop the country in all aspects
using all the resources of the country including the energy resources in
the sea beds of territorial waters. Wimal Weerawansa asserted that the
NFF always stood against the imperialist forces and supports President
Mahinda Rajapaksa who stood against the imperialist forces and their
puppets and brokers and will work for the victory of President Mahinda
Rajapaksa at the January 26 election.
UPFA General Secretary and Minister Susil Premjayantha said that
traitors have donned the mask as “Deshapremis” to conspire with
international forces to destabilize the country.
And urged all people to vote for President Mahinda Rajapaksa to
protect the nation from such elements. He claimed those groups were not
betraying a particular person but the entire country and nation.
SLFP General Secretary, Minister Maithripala Sirisena said the NFF
had fulfilled its responsibility at the Government’s attempt to
eradicate terrorism from the country.
He also expressed his confidence that the NFF would support President
Mahinda Rajapaksa at the upcoming Presidential election to safeguard the
nation and crush all international backed conspiracies.