Sep 19, 2019

Fmr. Army Commander to be presidential candidate? Featured

The National People’s Movement is said to be planning on fielding former Army Commander Mahesh Senanayake as a presidential candidate, it is reported.

The National People’s Movement has held extensive discussions regarding a candidate who could give leadership to the country and had also discussed the pros and cons of fielding a candidate who is not a politician.

 However, when asked regarding his plans of contesting, Senanayake said that he had not taken such a decision.

He noted that time will provide answers to these issues.

“However, time will resolve everything. There should be a difference in the country’s political system. I am ready to assist resolve this issue. However, I have not yet taken any decision to contest the election,” Senanayake told the media.

 The National People’s Movement is made up of intellectuals and they are working towards making a change in the country’s political situation.

 Was Gamini dismissed?

Previously, it was reported that this movement was planning on fielding former Attorney General Gamini Wijesinghe.