Despite the Government’s claim of the fuel price crisis being unsolvable for several weeks due to a supposed valve change, the actual “valve change” is in the Government itself, said Leader of the Opposition Sajith Premadasa, speaking at the occasion of appointing Ballot Leaders to the Kolonnawa Electorate of Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) Colombo District MP and Co-Media Spokesman S.M. Marikkar yesterday (02).
Accordingly, the Opposition Leader questioned should not such a “crippled” government be ousted immediately.
Premadasa reminded that the SJB as the Opposition had disclosed every information related to the gas crisis since its inception and that the two Subject Ministers and the Government had slipped away without giving any answers.
The two Subject Ministers, who should be responsible for creating a serious tragedy where houses and kitchens are being exploded and lives are being lost, had lied about the situation and now the Chairman of the Company owning Gas is lying on behalf of them, the Opposition Leader alleged.
The Government that came to power over the dead bodies of the Easter Sunday Carnage has never been sensitive to the people’s problems in the first place, he pointed out, suggesting that the current regime is not giving in to the tears of the people in what he described as the government being a “genocidal regime.”
The Government is so inferior that the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) is now chasing those who had expressed their anger triggered by pressure over the Government by booing, he added.