Charrandass Persaud says to return home soon

-plans to continue law practice

FILE PHOTO: Charrandass Persaud taking the oath in 2015

Although he says he is still afraid for his life following a decision to vote with the opposition on the December 21st 2018 No-Confidence Motion, former APNU+AFC Parliamentarian Charrandass Persaud says he plans to return home soon and continue his law practice.

“Guyana is my home. I am self-exiled so how long would I want to stay away from my work? I cannot live in fear forever. I will return soon,” Persaud told Stabroek News, via phone, from Canada yesterday.

“I have told my family that I will return already. This is not my home, Guyana is my home. I am taking up space here. I have a grandson that was born in November but haven’t seen him as yet because I have a cold. Once I have given my final farewells to everyone, I will return,” he added.

Asked for a specific time frame, Persaud said that it will be after the meeting between President David Granger and Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo, which is scheduled for Wednesday, or when a date for General Elections is set. He said that he will gauge the political atmosphere and decide on a date of his return…..

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