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Cardinal condemns candidates use of pictures with him

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor July 18, 2020 14:02

Archbishop of Colombo Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith has issued the following statement about Election candidates using image for campaigning.

“It has been brought to my certain candidates contesting the forthcoming General Elections have utilized their photographs taken with me earlier for their propaganda purposes’ such acts have been done without my consent.

In any case neither i nor the Archdiocese of Colombo have aligned ourselves with any political party or connected groups or persons seeking electoral gains.

It is an inalienable right of every citizen to exercise his or her right to franchise in keeping with the dictates of their own conscience.”

 

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor July 18, 2020 14:02