Shaveen Bandaranayake Kariyawasam; former Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake’s son came into the limelight lastr week again with a comment on FaceBook done by him over former President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s son MP Namal Rajapaksa. MP Rajapaksa has uploaded a comment on FB when her mother was asked to appear before the FCID and Shaveen had been compelled make a comment on it.
Later, Shaveen speaking to a newspaper had said that “Mr. Rajapaksa might not have had a sense of what happened during their tenure.” He further had added “He (Namal) should realize at least from my perspective, that this was the same feeling I felt two years ago. I only mentioned myself and my family in that comment.”
He had also said that he was not blaming the Rajapaksas. And even he had added that he didn’t expect any response from the MP, but only an apology which would not come. He has also refuted the idea that he will join in politics in near future. But he had added “I am not the politician that this country wants right now but may need someday.“