Wickramabahu to support Vigneswaran; Strong criticism from former President Mahinda, JVP and UNP

Tuesday, 27 September 2016 - 18:55

Various views were raised by political representatives at several media briefings and rallies held today, with regards to a statement made by Chief Minister of Northern Provincial Council C.V. Vigneswaran in Jaffna recently.

Accordingly, UNP MP Nalin Bandara, Deputy Minister Ajith. P. Perera and General Secretary of JVP Tylvin Silva expressed their objections with regard to the statement.

However, General Secretary of Nawa Samasamaja party Wickramabahu Karunaratne voiced his views in support of the statement made by the Northern PC Chief Minister.

Meanwhile, former President Mahinda Rajapaksa stated that Northern Provincial Council Chief Minister C.V. Vigneswaran should withdraw the statement he made recently in Jaffna.

The former President staed this at a religious ceremony held at a temple in Ampara yesterday.