Fonseka visits India
[TamilNet, Thursday, 03 December 2009, 09:55 GMT]
General (retd) Sarath Fonseka, former commander of the Sri Lanka Army and
Chief of Defence Staff later, is on a surprise visit to India. Close
aides of Sarath Fonseka declined to divulge the purpose of visit to
India. Fonseka has been nominated as the common opposition
candidate at the presidential election that is scheduled to be held on
January 26 next year.
The sudden visit to India by General Fonseka Wednesday has
triggered wide speculations in political circles.
Sources close to Fonseksa said he would be returning to Colombo on Friday.