“If President wants General Election, hold a General Election” – Hakeem



Parliamentarian Rauff Hakeem challenged President Ranil Wickremesinghe to conduct General Elections, speaking at an event on Saturday (4).

“The President says the Local Government Election is not useful and that a Parliamentary Election is required to change a government. If so, hold a General Election. What we need is an election. If would be better if a General Election was held”, he stated.

Rauff Hakeem stated that the government should allow the people to exercise their franchise at the Local Government elections adding that an election is the solution to the economic woes of the country.

He claimed that “the President is the invisible hand behind moves to postpone the election.”


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