GR's down to earth identity won him over 1.4M majority votes- Minister Weerawansa
Sri Lanka, Dec. 8 -- Minister of Small and Medium Business and Enterprise Development, Industries and Supply Chain Management Wimal Weerawansa said, at the recently concluded Presidential Election, the people elected the SLPP Presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa as the seventh Executive President, giving him over 1.4 million majority votes of which over 75 percent were Sinhala votes. Minister Weerawansa in an interview with the Sunday Observer said the people understood the public persona of Gotabaya Rajapaksa. He didn't contest the Presidential election as a politician; he is a person who has fulfilled a tremendous amount of work on behalf of the country without any fanfare. During the Presidential election campaign, he never criticis...
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