Mahinda Rajapaksa was born on November 18,1945.
General Sarath Fonseka was born on December 18,1950.
That is,the birth date of both is 18.This number adds up to 9.
Incidentally,the election date has been declared on 27th(2+7=9).
Number 9 stands in symbolism to planet Mars-representing war!
That Rajapaksacould win war against LTTE at the age of 63(6+3=9)