Friday, January 15, 2010

On same platform but both Saraths airing opposite views, says PM

Opposition candidate Sarath Fonseka says that he will abolish the constitution created by J.R. Jayewardene once he is elected. But former Chief Justice Sarath N. Silva says that Fonseka cannot change the constitution the way he wants to, said Prime Minister Ratnasiri Wickremanayake today.

The strangest fact is that Sarath Nanda Silva is on the same platform as the retired General and they were putting forward opposing views while on the same side, added Premier Wickremanayake.

Joining the Premier in a meeting organized by the Sangha Sammelanaya at the ‘Sadaham Sevana’ in Rajagiriya, Parliamentarian and Senior Presidential Advisor Basil Rajapaksa said that when President Mahinda Rajapaksa assumed the office of Presidency one third of the land area of the country was under the control of terrorists. Likewise one third of the sea belonging to Sri Lanka too was under the control of terrorists. The masses should not forget the situation then and the existing situation, Mr. Rajapaksa said.
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