9th November 2017

LG polls: Maithiri to discuss Mahinda’s 7 conditions

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Main condition of the JO which has more Sinhala racist political parties and led by Mahinda family members is to stop giving any political powers to Minority, hence they demand UPFA to stand against the current constitutional proposals. The JO which counts on Sinhala extremist votes has always opposed any political proposals to be implemented. During Mahinda regime Tamils, Muslims and Cristians were treated badly to gain Sinha extremists votes. Mahinda who promised to implement 13+ to the constitution went back on his word and refused any political package to give equal rights to the minority thinking that such racists policies will get the Sinhala majority votes and he wanted his son to become the next president of Sri Lanka. Seven conditions laid down by the Joint […]

Society must correct political culture distorted by Mahinda regime: Prof. Wijesooriya

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The present society is struggling to correct the political culture distorted by the Rajapaksa regime, Professor Sarath Wijesooriya said yesterday. Wijesooriya made these observations at an event held to commemorate the second death anniversary of Reverend Maduluwawe Sobhitha Thera, which took place at Ape Gama, Battaramulla. Professor Wijesooriya said that it is important to reflect as to why the majority of the country decided to defeat the Rajapaksa regime. “This is a question we should always go back to. It is equally important to consider the answer to this question. It is but a mere dream to build a proper governance without being sensitive to this answer,” he said. “It is the responsibility of this government to build the world that Ven.Maduluwawe Sobitha Thera anticipated. […]

Speeches by Sampanthan and Sumanthiran In Constitutional Assembly Debate Emphasises Need to Resolve The Tamil National Question.

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By Manekshaw The speech made by Leader of the Opposition and Tamil National Alliance (TNA) R. Sampanthan at the Constitutional Assembly debate on the Steering Committee Interim Report in Parliament was more accommodative and inclusive in his approach with a broader outlook than the stance taken by the first Tamil Leader of the Opposition and Tamil United Liberation Front (TULF) the late Appapillai Amirthalingam during his parliamentary days. Nothing but a separate Tamil state of Eelam had been the ‘manthra’ of the TULF from the time the Vaddukoddai Resolution was adopted in May 1976. As the only surviving incumbent Tamil parliamentarian of the era of A. Amirthalingam along with his position of national importance as Sampanthan in his speech in Parliament last Wednesday had categorically […]