Latest Political Commentary
By Indian Journalist Biased And Disputable !
How in the name of logic does he conclude that quote" A move that
could adversely affect the chances of Mahinda Rajapaksa in the Sri Lankan
Presidential election is the meeting of his party chief Chandrika Kumaratunga
with his rival Ranil Wickremesinghe to discuss political cooperation.
According to sources, the meeting is to take place in the capital on
Monday." Is Balachandran privy to the confidential goings on within
the caucases of the President at a time where she has openly pledged
her support for Mahinda Rajapakse or is this his own whim and fancy
fuelled by UNP support that he is attempting to manipulate towards a
UNP favourable end result with his flowery prose at a time when he should
take great care to avoid getting involved in personal comments and innuendo
relative to the explosive political climate within Sri Lanka while sticking
to independent unbiased news reporting!
The insinuations by Balachandran goes further in saying that "But
political sources say that the real reason for the meeting is a shared
antipathy for, and opposition to Mahinda Rajapaksa. At the meeting,
Kumaratunga and Wickremesinghe are expected to discuss strategies to
defeat Rajapaksa. It may be the beginning of long-term collaboration
between the United National Party (UNP) led by Wickremesinghe, and a
section of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) led by Kumaratunga. "
which is a blatantly high handed conclusion by this somewhat confused
writer who needs to clarify what exactly he means by such expression
where he sums it all up while adding to the confusion of his own expresion
that!"However, it is not clear as to what form the Kumaratunga-Wickremesinghe
cooperation will take. There are still about three weeks to go for polling,
and political sources say that anything can happen between now and then."
or does he really mean something extraneous to the trend and direction
the projections of the outcome of the Presidential Election which appear
to be indicating presently - A RESOUNDING WIN FOR THE PRIME MINISTER
Quite amazingly this item so indiscreetly complied by Balachandran suggests an affinity between Ranil Wickremasinghe and Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunge as endearing and irrefutable when the two individuals not too long ago were at eachother's throats! His cross reference to the loss of Tamil, Christian, Muslim, and other minority votes adversely affecting Rajapakse's success somewhat wishful thinking as the Sinhalese comprising of some 74 % of the population as opposed to a miniscule 12% of Tamils further reduced to a lesser proportion according to the latest statistics of census plus the rest of the minorities appear to have united very strongly behind the issue of Sovereignity, National Security, Terrirorial Integrity and stringent measures to be taken towards dealing with the terrorist issue which are essential parts of the Rajapakse manifesto which no amount of propaganda or innuendo however beguiling they may sound as in the case of the P.K.Balachandran dialogue could ever sway in adversity for Rajapakse and in favour of Ranil Wickremasinghe if this be the intention of his prosaic dictum which is more than De Trop in the eyes of the discerning Sinhala Nation!
The inveterately biased reference to the so called 'War Mongering and Radical policies of the JVP/JHU should be further cause for this obstreperous and gregarious writer to be scrutinised for his exarcebations towards Sri Lankan political savvy whose knowledge of Sri Lankan politics in its apathetical insufficiencies are more than reflected in this dispensation of his political commentary which would probably be better suited to his own local conditions and its conglomerate melting pot of teeming masses of divided political opinions!
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