“None can stop MR’s PM candidacy” – Prasanna Ranathunga

Thursday, 05 March 2015 - 13:11

Western Provincial council Chief Minister Prasanna Ranatunga states that it’s not due to fear that he has decided not to attend the rally organized in Kandy tomorrow requesting to name former President Mahinda Rajapaksa as the Prime Ministerial candidate.

The Chief Minister’s media unit said that the Chief Minister made this statement after flying to Australia for an official tour last night.

Before leaving for Australia, Chief Minister Prasanna Ranatunga submitted a letter to SLFP General Secretary former Minister Anura Priyadarshana Yapa, stating that he attended the Nugegoda rally according to his conscience.

The letter further stated that one can impose bans on persons but no one can ban a person’s conscience.

Chief Minister Prasanna Ranatunga added that the party has not prohibited the 5.8 million voters who voted for former President Mahinda Rajapaksa.

Meanwhile, attending a rally held in Minuwangoda area last evening, Western provincial council Chief Minister Prasanna Ranatunga stated that no one can stop the struggle of making former President Mahinda Rajapaksa the Prime Ministerial candidate.