Saturday, December 21, 2013
Geetha, Anarkali no challenge : Nadeesha Hemamali
Popular actress Nadeesha Hemamalee, who is set to contest the upcoming elections to the Southern Provincial Council on the UNP ticket, said today the two popular actresses Geetha Kumarasinghe and Anarkali Aakarsha, who represent the UPFA in the SPC would not be a challenge to her.
“I will not consider them as a challenge. It is the people who are a challenge to me. To me what is important or what matters is for people to accept me,” she said.
When asked for her views on land and police powers as laid down in the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, she said during her first election campaign she would not only answer that question but would also give good reasons for bringing back the 17th Amendment.
In response to a question by a journalist, Ms. Hemamalee said she would not consider the leadership struggle in the UNP as a big issue but that she believed in respecting the leaders as a matter of policy and said she would expect the support of both UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe and front-liner Sajith Premadasa for her election campaign.