Conspiracy afoot to supplant Ranil as presidential candidate: Ceylon Today Report

Conspiracy afoot to supplant Ranil as presidential candidate: Ceylon Today Report

Written by Bella Dalima

06 Nov, 2014 | 11:01 pm

On Thursday November 6, the  Ceylon Today and Mawbima newspapers reported that a conspiracy is afoot to supplant Ranil Wickremesinghe as the presidential candidate, and for Karu Jayasuriya to become the common opposition candidate.

The report states that Karu Jayasuriya has launched his sixth conspiracy to oust party leader Ranil Wickremesinghe, and grab hold of the coveted seat of power.

The newspaper report also reads that Wickremesinghe’s appointee to the Chairmanship of the party, Kabir Hashim, is said to be the force supporting Jayasuriya’s efforts.

The newspapers’ report further states that to this effect, Hashim is quoted on local and foreign websites as stating that Ranil Wickremesinghe would not be contesting the presidential election.

 

 

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