Jagdeo’s remarks at funeral spoke to the premise of equal opportunity for all – PPP

The People’s Progressive Party (PPP) says that when former President Bharrat Jagdeo spoke about a “resurgence” of feelings against Indo-Guyanese he was speaking from the premise of “equal opportunity for all.”

Jagdeo’s remarks at the funeral of Pandit Reepu Daman Persaud two Thursdays ago prompted criticism over their appropriateness and veracity.

Adverting to a court case that he had brought against columnist Freddie Kissoon, Jagdeo said “…Recently 38 persons,  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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