in the process of this deception, he, his supporters, and some who call themselves journalists clearly lied.
whether he is still eligible to contest and assume office is a legal question to be decided by courts and only matters if he wins. which he would not have anyway.
for now he has to answer the following questions,
when did he know he was not eligible to vote?
why did he not disclose teh fact publicly as soon as he knew?
what did he do in southern provincial council elections held in cctober 2009?
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the lame excuse put forward by his anonymous 'aide' and unquestioningly and slavishly repeated by idiotic, substandard, so called 'news' website called perambara.org (run by a known liar called dinidu de alwis) about postal vote getting canceled is not valid.
1/ one has to request and justify postal vote benefit every time.
2/ only ppl already registered to vote normally can request postal votes.
typical of this sorry excuse of a 'journalist' to not know this or ask this.
btw his claim (as reported by slavish perambara) to have gone to a polling station is not substantiated as of now since nobody reported that obviously public event.
jvp mp and sf joint spokesman anura kumara dissanayake has to explain this lie to adaderana -" the general is eligible to vote however due to security reasons the footage of him casting his vote will be sent to the media by his office".
all journalists who were giving excuses now must disclose when they knew about this problem. and why there was a delay ( if any) in publishing it ?
-meanwhile blogger indi.padashow and sunday leader columnist was busy spreading unsubstantiated sf/unp propaganda from party office including such low 'below the belt' stuff like false claim about mahinda rajapaksa leaving the country ( look at the reptilian way does that dirty job )
he was just as busy making excuses for sf. here is selection from evolution of excuses. one of them is another repetition of perambara.org lies).
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