No rift between Rajapaksa brothers, says MR | Daily News

No rift between Rajapaksa brothers, says MR

Former President and MP Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday while refuting media reports that there is a rift between his brothers, yesterday said that they are on the same page with the aim of defeating this government.

Speaking at an event attended by former Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa and former Minister Basil Rajapaksa at the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) headquarters, MP Mahinda Rajapaksa said the SLPP faced the last Local Governemnt election effectively and the party showed the country what it can do.

Rajapaksa urged the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) to get ready to “play the second innings” which he says will be the “winning innings.” “We are preparing for the second innings,” he said. Several SLFP Provincial Council members obtained SLPP membership yesterday’s ceremony.

Rajapaksa expressed pleasure for inviting Gotabaya Rajapaksa and his acceptance of the invitation.” if not the Government will say that the brothers are fighting. Then they will say that Nelum Mawatha and Viyath Maga are poles apart.

He also expressed that the campaign to ‘sling mud’ at him has” begun and that even foreign countries are now being used to tarnish his reputation.

They are targeting me for everything,” MP Rajapaksa said, adding that a Parliamentarian had even claimed that he was behind State Minister Vijayakala Maheswaran’s statement.

Former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa, speaking to reporters after the event Said that ‘Viyath Maga’ should be considered a place to pool our resources for any Government that comes to power in the future.

He said that what they are doing at Viyath Maga is gathering scholars and members of the academia to help a future government.



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No rift between brothers as whoever becomes President, all 4 will be governing like in last regime. Now they are collecting more votes promising professionals. Results of dictatorial injustice yet future for their karma, which will say " enough is enough" for their absolute ignorance.


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