Field Marshal gives reasons for UNP’s defeat
UNP MP Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka, on Sunday, identified flaws in the fund allocation under the previous government as one of the major reasons for the defeat of its presidential candidate Sajith Premadasa.
Citing examples, he said the North East had been given Rs. 63 billion whereas the Gampaha District with a population of 1.8 million had got hardly anything.
Speaking, at an event, where UNP Deputy leader Sajith Premadasa met the UNP local authorities and provincial council members and supporters at the Exhibition and Convention Centre in Colombo, the former Army Chief said that the money allocated for the development of Digawapiya, should have been used at least to develop 10 temples and that would have strengthened the UNP vote base further.
He said that billions had been allocated to the Polonnaruwa District.
Fonseka admitted that the bond scams had ruined the UNP’s chances of winning the presidential election.
He also said the UNP should not continue to harbour crooks within its ranks.
(Source: The Island – By Ifham Nizam)
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Dear Field Marshal Fonseka,
We love you. You are the one and only real and true WAR HERO.
But, Sir, please stick to your area of expertise and do not stray.
Already done that. He is a Stray d.g! UNP hired him to attach MR. He is in a LIMBO state now.
“True WAR HERO” – my bloody foot!
Here’s the idiot who falsely claimed that “white flag” incident happened and thereby set stage for war crimes accusations against Sri Lanka Army – the very army that he was the Commander of, the very army that he marched forward and liquidated LTTE terrorists lock stock & barrel! This idiot did that purely for political reasons when he was a contender for Prez job in 2010 elections, i.e. to discredit the war winning Mahinda Rajapakse and also to ‘warm up to’ Tamil votes, but this vile, colossal lie cannot be forgiven and I am surprised he is not behind bars for TREASON!
Absolutely, your comments are rather too polite for a Traitor like this man who has no brains.
Oh, one incident of hilarious comedy I must mention as an addition to my earlier post to dear Sri Lankan patriots here. That is…
During the time leading up to that election in 2019, i.e. soon after when LTTE had been wiped out (for good, in more than one sense :)), there were protests in almost all western capitals, especially in front of the US embassies/consulates in many cities, protesting against Sri Lanka. This was also a time when I was on extensive travels and was visiting Canada and happened to go to the US Consulate in Toronto to renew my travel documents and sure enough, there was a rag-tag band of protesters numbering about 10 in front of the US Consulate (mostly retirees paid $10/hr, I later learned from my Tamil friend with whom I was staying), but what caught my eye was that among the various protest paraphernalia, there was one poster that had a heading “WAR CRIMINALS” and just underneath the heading there were 3 pictures and they of 1) Mahinda Rajapakse, 2) Gotabaya Rajapakse 3) Sarath Fonseka. Anyway, when I went to the US embassy two weeks later to collect my passport, sure enough the protesters were still there and that very same poster was also there – wow, except now I found Sarath Fonseka’s picture had been taken out!
In between the times, SF had announced his candidacy and had also by then blurted out his cooked-up “white flag” incident!
WOW, yes no wonder the Tamil tiger supporters and eelamists loved him then – and they still love him!
But how they had, all of a sudden so crassly removed SF’s mugshot from that poster of ‘war criminals” was totally hilarious as it was totally lacking in finesse and outright GAUDY! So who is a ‘War Criminal’ is being determined on Canada’s street pavements I thought and that made me go into a fit of laughter! I am still surprised no smart local reporter caught this hilarious, and devious, boo-boo and questioned the Tamileelamists in national media in Canada!
To Field Marshall Sarath Fonseka ,
To some you are ” the one and only real and true WAR HERO ,
To many you are a retired army commander ” posthumously ” ( after retirement ) decorated with a Field Marshall badge by a govt. for its own political expediency ,
And to a few you are a rabid canine creature that started barking and biting the very hand that fed you and gifted you with a bungalow in Col.5.
You have now come out with a Great Revelation . The UNP of which you were a Cabinet Minister has allocated and spent a colossal amount of funds running up to trillions of rupees for Sajith Premadasa’s Presidential Elections.
Doesn’t this constitute an election violation ?
Has the UNP submitted its annual income returns with this item included to the Dept of Inland revenue ?
Politics is not your game. Please refrain and live a respectful and be a hero in the last days.