Jul 05, 2017

Await of release Rajapaksa

A book on former President Mahinda Rajapaksa is being authored by Senior journalist, political critic and social activist Kusal Perera, titled "Rajapaksa the Sinhala Selfie".  This book will be released in Colombo end August, in time for the International Book Fair in early September at the BMICH.
Kusal Perera was the main architect of Mahinda Rajapaksa's political campaigns that brought him into national leadership with human rights campaigns, the Pada Yathra and Jana Gosha in late 1980's and early 1990's.

The book on Rajapaksa is expected to cover the political metamorphosis of Mahinda Rajapaksa into a Southern Sinhala leader who still remain a decisive factor in Sri Lankan politics, despite his defeat at the 2015 January presidential election and being demoted to the position of a district MP.