We are for system change – Namal
“We have no problem with the struggle. It is with the persons engaged in the struggle that we have a problem”, MP Namal Rajapaksa said yesterday.
“That system must change, we accept it. I am someone who stood up for the change in that system, we will change it,”he said.
The MP said this while participating as the chief guest at the opening of the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna main office in the Bandaragama electorate.MP Namal Rajapaksa had been invited by the Kalutara District Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna Group Leader Member of Parliament Rohitha Abeygunawardena, Devendra Perera, former Chairman of the Bandaragama Pradeshiya Sabha, former chairman of the Millaniya Pradeshiya Sabha Sanjeewa Kulathilaka.
MP Namal Rajapaksa also had the following to say:Many people are trying today to scare members of the Pohottuwa and stop them. They started attacking houses not on May 9, but from April. The incident of 9 May is just one event, only. I do not believe that our innocent party members went to beat Galle Face to carry out attacks.
They came to meet Mahinda Rajapaksa. They began attacking houses belonging to Shehan Semasinghe, Roshan Ranasinghe and Kanchana Wijesekera in April. Young people are impulsive and make sudden decisions.
If the person engaged in the struggle does not know what the ultimate goal is, and is not aware of who will be victimized within that procedure and if someone is trying to build a political force
under the guise of the aragalaya and the persons engaged in the struggle do not know about it or if the persons who engaged in the struggle become a pawn in some force that came into being somewhere in the world, we have a problem regarding that. We invite them too to come and join us as we need to go on a new political journey.
We have to think about the country and if the institution we work for is suffering losses because of a struggle, the government feels it with pride. It is not a struggle that the institution I work for
suffered losses. It is wrong to call the struggle a victory by preventing tourists from coming to the country. But let us struggle, within this system. Let us change the system to make this
country a developed country for future generations, let us uplift this country economically.