Thursday, 3rd September 2015

Letters

MR: a retired President, or simply an MP? Mahinda Rajapaksa served the two legal terms as Executive President and through greed for power amended the constitution with the help of his steamroller majority to enable him to contest a third time but was defeated by over four million votes. He is thus a defeated candidate, and not a retired president. He was being paid by the state and as such is like a dismissed government servant who is not entitled to any retirement benefits. But he is said to be in receipt of all the perks of a retired President. This, I believe is big anomaly vis-a-vis other...
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