Gotabaya’s Governance in Groundviews Gunsights

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2 responses to “Gotabaya’s Governance in Groundviews Gunsights

  1. EMAIL COMMENT from A LEFTIST FRIEND, 28 June 2020: “Wunderbar!
    It is AMAZING to see people who defended the Yahapalana regime, when it delayed local government elections, used unparliamentary methods to introduce unconstitutional legislation governing the Provincial Council elections, which it then used as a pretext to delay the latter, and went to extreme lengths to prevent the dissolution of parliament to hold general elections, talking about Gotabaya’s “authoritarianism”!”

    • Ivan Amarasinghe

      Wow! Is this the calibre of English that a respectable American University expects from its Professor of English? How charming! Would anyone who reads the Quran even care to read beyond such blasphemous introductions? Groundviews or underground moans?

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