25th November 2017

TNA MP Sridharan funds construction of LTTE Mausoleum

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TNA MP S. Sridharan had allocated Rs.4 million out of his decentralized budget to renovate the Mahaviru Mausoleum where the bodies of dead LTTE members are buried in Kanakapuram in Kilinochchi, it is reported. This sum is to be taken out of the decentralized allocations made to the MP for development work of the Kilinochchi District. Approval for this had been granted by both the Karachchi divisional secretariat and the Kilinochchi Divisional Secretariat, it was revealed. MP Sridharan, during an observation visit to the site, had informed the media that he intends using this money to renovate the graves of the LTTE members that had been there since 2009 and also to construct a protective wall around the cemetery. A decision was taken at the […]

Constitutional making process: TNA stresses need to share power

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“Both sides discussed the need to move towards a peacefully negotiated political settlement in the island including the North. Both sides agreed that terrorism should be countered with resolve. The Indian side called for implementation of the Thirteenth Amendment and greater devolution of powers to the provinces. Mr. Basil Rajapaksa emphasized that the President of Sri Lanka and his Government were firmly committed to a political process that would lead to a sustainable solution”. That is what the all-powerful Basil Rajapaksa said when he went to India in 2008, before the war came to an end. Prof. G.L. Peiris, the then Minister of External Affairs, went to India, Sir, between 15th and 17th of May, 2011. Having had discussions with leaders there, there was a […]