A conspiracy to take the country to a military rule, says Chandrika
(Lanka-e-News, 2008 March 29, 8.00PM) Former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumarathunga says that there is a conspiracy to take the country to a military rule.
She mentioned this in an interview of a weekend newspaper.
She says that the current government is her creation. `This is a government I made through my party. I have severe criticism on this government. I still love SLFP
. Therefore, I do not like to criticize it in public. But I see a danger of the country is being taken to a military rule.`
`I will not let it happen through the party my parents safeguarded democracy,` said Ms. Kumarathunga.
Stating that she was unwilling to return to politics and as Ms. Sunethra Bandaranaike also held the same view, a name would be proposed to the Aththanagalla electorate central party organization.
Ms. Bandaranaike stated that she made three mistakes in her political career. The first is coming to an agreement with the JVP
. Second is dissolving the Ranil Wickramasinghe
government. She further said that the third error would be revealed in the future.
She says that she is still in her all time view of that the two major parties should join to build the country.
Stating that the President Mahinda Rajapakse
was made a national leader by herself, she criticized the current President through past incidents.