2 June, 2020

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An Aimless TNA & The Disillusioned Tamils

By Eelaventhan Manickavasakar

Eelaventhan Manickavasakar

Eelaventhan Manickavasakar

TNA, functioning like a tail during LTTE’s reign, is still continuing to don this robe. TNA, a mixture of, EPRLF, TELO, PLOTE, and the Thamil Arasu Katchi is grappling with disunity, dissension, lack of direction, and objectives each pulling in different directions in the absence of a strong willed dynamic and aggressive leadership. Sampanthan is ailing in politics and he is finding it difficult to put up a unified approach, and working for a set purpose and objective as expected from a strong leader who is unable to unite to keep his house in order.

TNA, after getting the mantle of Tamil leadership from June 2009, has failed miserably to advance the causes of the defeated and traumatized Tamils. Instead, they have been prodding and plotting to set up an agenda or goal needless to mention the lethargical and cavalier approach to the burning problems of Tamils.

Their listless records of performances so far do not augur well for the Tamils. Tamils are confused as to TNA targets or aims. Is it 13 or plus or something else? They have already provided a sworn affidavit renouncing separation and accepting the unitary form of present Sri Lankan government. This step has closed the doors to mount agitations for a two-states solution. It appears that no one is prepared to sacrifice office, power and privileges for the future existence of Tamils by agitating for self-determination.

TNA-1TNA has not succeeded in empowering the Northern and provincial council with powers over land and police as provided for in the 13th amendment using their present flirtations with Maithiri. TNA has failed to obtain the release of even a single Tamil political prisoner, many languishing in jails for more than twenty years without charges. TNA has failed to reduce the presence of the army amounting to 150,000, though camps have been reduced from 193 to 137. Sri Lankan President has already confirmed the permanent presence of this army, brushing aside TNA or “Wigneswaran’s requests”. TNA has failed in its efforts to retrieve the civilian lands acquired by the army which is about 87 000 acres in the north. A token 400 acres have been released amidst pomp and pageantry filled ceremony by Maithiri. So far there is no word about the rest of the land. And this issue appears to be, a rest in peace situation.

The howling voices of Mahinda clan are now heard about the threat to national security by LTTE, which is already declared extinct by Gota and Mahinda in 2009 with about 1 army to 5 Tamils living in North. It is nothing but a fiction to accept this story unless the soldiers are also lending their assistance to the budding tigers or turning their eyes away.

The naked truth is, Tamils and Tigers remain as the fodder for Sinhalese politicians and they will continue to thrive on this to remain in power and in politics.

TNA’s lopsided and concealed meetings with Sri Lanka’s government ministers earlier in Singapore and recently in London with one man Sumanthiran’s participation have only boosted the image of Sri Lanka who also succeeded in creating divisions and dissensions among the powerful diaspora. These unholy flirtations ended with empty rhetoric from Sumanthiran who lashed out at his fellow TNA MPS. exposing the disunity of TNA. So far these meetings have drawn blank for the Tamils who are more confused than ever.

TNA’s, friendly but unacceptable past gestures, raising lion flag, participating in independence day celebrations, appearing in court in support of the 19th amendment, have produced nothing but only humiliation for the TNA and Tamils.

TNA has failed miserably to avail the Maithiri’s 100 day programme and even after to obtain any kind of relief for the Tamils not to mention any proposals
towards political settlement or even any measures to perfect the limping Northern and Eastern provincial councils.

TNA representing the wounded Tamils is duty bound to mount agitations to obtain the healings from the offenders. Instead, TNA is adopting the “let us hope and wait” submissive approach which is not the historical trait of the Tamils.

TNA has not taken up the agonizing matter of more than 90,000 who are said to have disappeared. Even information as to their disappearance, who got killed, along with their numbers are hidden and shrouded in mystery. Thousands of Tamil women are living in a state of untold anxiety and mental agony to decide their lives as widows or live as wives separated from their husbands.

TNA it appears has abandoned the demand for an international independent investigation, which is now the only weapon for Tamils. TNA has abandoned the demand for a referendum as laid down in the UN charter also. TNA has weakened its standing as a united force by not registering it as a single political party. TNA is calling the Tamils to stand united while TNA itself stands divided and disunited to preserve its self-image and interests. Sampanthan knows “charity begins at home.” For the sake of the future of Tamils, TNA should spell out its goals: even at least in the forth-coming elections, instead of emotional, political empty rhetorics to tap the votes of Tamils.

A murky political scenario is in the offing after the forthcoming elections. Possibilities are Maithiri as President and Mahinda as a Member of Parliament conniving to become Prime Minister Ranil, as opposition leader as usual, while TNA will be isolated and Muslim congress allying with whoever controls the power. The net result is Tamils will have to re-start the engine of politics from square one with all the trappings of uncertainties with its members pulling in different directions.

Communalism will dominate the Sinhalese’s parties and politicians and the issues of Tamils will be preserved for future use exploitation .

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    The slightest noise of Mahinda is scary for the Tamils. He has done the worst atrocities and inflicted much pain to the Tamil community. He lied to the international community by promising the implementation of the 13th amendment and failed to do so deliberately. The Muslim people would not wish to be associated with him however the leadership of the Muslim congress would join any side for their perks and Limosousines. The Tamil people can only rely on Congress party gaining power in India along with the Tamil Nadu politicians to apply pressure on the Sihghala political leaders. It’s going to be a long hard struggle if MR and his 40 Thieves get back in to the legislature. We as a nation will go back in years and the Tamils already 300 years backwards after the war will have to face the brunt of the Mahinda’s hate campaign.

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      Dear Kumar Sandy,

      Can the Tamil people guarantee that the implementation of the 13A will bring and end to the conflict and their demands?

      If not, why should it be implemented?

      Kind Regards,
      OTC

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        The exact Kandian Sinhala Intellectual Lowyer Talk.

        Are you asking as the 13A is not going to fulfill Tamils aspiration why worry about the 13A. Is that right? Thanks, once more you are starting to show some understanding of what we have been writing. You understand that 13A is not going to alleviate the Tamils pains. Keep up that good understanding. Now many things we have been writing has become clear to you. But you showed you foolishness when you were asking guaranteeing Tamils for the government! If not, is that you are telling that the Tamil are not participants or contributors of the Appe Aanduwa?

        Is that your opinion that when JR brought 6th amendment, he stopped Tamils asking their self determination? So, when Pirapahaharan took arms, did you advice your Aanuwa’s to withdraw the 6th amendment?

        Hey Kandian Sinhala Intellectual Off Tragic Case do you know what is meant by the word “constitution”? Do you want to refer you learnersdictionary.com before you continue to suggest the constitutions will be implemented only if Tamils gives their guarantee? Lowyer, do you know material changes like 13A to constitution may even ask for referendum. The Tamils (8% the north-east) guarantee is good enough as a referendum for you to abandon part of a constitution?

        As you are lowyer, you can not understand that part. Lets come on you way. rather the than struggle to pull you on our way. Are you telling you are a man who has been walking on the roads naked until you bought your first suite?

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          Dear Mallaiyuran,

          Re “Are you asking as the 13A is not going to fulfill Tamils aspiration why worry about the 13A. Is that right?”

          Tamil aspirations, Sinhala aspirations, Moor Aspirations etc is not superior to each other. Tamil aspirations that go beyond Tamil rights has been the problem of Lanka all along.

          You aspire to the North and East claiming it is your EXCLUSIVE TRADITIONAL HOMELAND. which of course is a LIE.

          The East is the Sinhala homeland which of course is true (please see below for unimpeachable proof). The Sinhalese aspire to their ACTUAL Homeland but they do not claim it as an EXCLUSIVE SINHALA HOMELAND unlike the RACIST Tamils do. The Sinhalese will SHARE their Land with ALL the other citizens of Lanka.

          They will however not allow Lying Tamil Racists who claim it is EXCLUSIVE TAMIL LAND to steal their Birth Right from them.
          .
          Here is an OLD Dutch map that confirms the above statement.
          http://www.atlasofmutualheritage.nl/nl/Kaart-Ceilon.5852
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          CHECK IT OUT.

          Here is confirmation that the Boundary of the Sinhala Kandyan Kingdom was at Elephant Pass.
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          http://www.atlasofmutualheritage.nl/en/Elephant-Pass.813p#Details
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          Check it out too.

          Thus when the Dutch ruled the Kingdom of Jaffna the WHOLE of the Eastern Seaboard in the Mainland SOUTH of Elephant Pass was SINHALA LAND.

          This is CONCLUSIVE PROOF that predates the arrival of the British.

          The map and the old Dutch record is safely preserved by the Dutch, in their Museums.

          The 6A is what makes secession illegal and ALL Tamils who came to Parliament swore alliance to that constitution and to uphold it.

          It is because of the 13A that Old Wigs is today the CM of the NP. If the govt is illegally not implementing any part of the 13A, Old Wigs who was a Supreme Court Judge could have taken govt to the Supreme Court.

          That he has not done it yet, tells a story to the intelligent. But I won’t expect you to understand the reason.

          Kind Regards,
          OTC

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            “You aspire to the North and East claiming it is your EXCLUSIVE TRADITIONAL HOMELAND. which of course is a LIE. “

            Fool are you saying we too surrendered to invaders our kingdoms and handed and our troops as mercenaries?” IF WE CAN NOT CLAIM CEYLON AS OURS WHERE THE HELL YOUR CLAIM IS COMING FROM, YOU COWARDS WITH OUT RAISING EVEN A STICK?”

            We ruled the Eelam island from Indus Valley times to Portugese time. In some towns or pockets Sinhalese might have been living. But there no independent Sinhala King was in Lanka when Portuguese came. We ruled from Theiventhiran Munai to Kankeyanthurai. We named the towns and villages in Tamil and we rules it entirely. This is Lala wild lion and woman sleeping fake story. When Portuguese came to Kote, Ariyachakravarties had started to Tax Kote. Kote was accepting Jaffna Tamils overrule. Kandy was ruled by Tamils. Where you whn the Portuguese came to Eelam island?

            Keep with you the museum peace you collected. World map is no longer the one in 1700s dutch draw. This map was not drawn to establish Tamils self rule either. When Dutch draw the map, there only a Tamil King ruling Kandy. There was no Kote existed.

            We will claim from UN the area marked by British people as Tamil area when they created non existed country Ceylon.

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              The IDIOT is Ranting.

              As I have said before and you have proved in no uncertain terms in your comment above, It is foolish for ANYONE to engage with a DISHONEST, ILLITERATE, UNFOCUSED IDIOT like you Mallaiyuran.

              Your comments are therefore IGNORED.

              Kind Regards,
              OTC

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                Keep in touch. Keep ignoring if are ignorant of English language and its words and/or keep actively denying the truth for which are paid, so that we can show you the path to make more money.

                We are told that there is large amount of money has been pumped into Lankave election and assured by Chinese embassy the safty so that Old King can return back to the arena. He ran out of Temple Three House. He has come back to claim. This is the not the same way Ehilapola attempted to claim back the Kandy to Sinhalese again. Old King has promised a much bigger, major share of Lankave to China. The entire Lankave will be occupied by China with Chinese language compulsory. Chinese products, Chinese native medicine, Chinese Universities, Chinese Law…. these what are going to be imported to Lankave. Last Freedom day Chinese flag was flying in Colombo Port. Not Lankave. This election, to keep China happy and milk more than what the cow letting to go, no lankave flag should be flying anywhere. Some Lankave news sources pointing even a particular Chinese officer in the embassy handling these matters. There will be never ever a investigation in the Old King corruptions. Ranil Mahata who refused to sign ICC accord to save the country will have to do more sacrifice to let the Chinese buy the country and save it from war crime investigation. Already he crying about DEW Gunawardane’s double game on the COPE’s hopeless investigations.

                We have written in these columns that we expect the new king leave the post much richer than the Old King. There is no way New King will deny the Executive Prime Minister Post to New King. You will be winning. Secretary Kerry, in August will confess in congress as America has been cheated.

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                  The IDIOT is Ranting again

                  As I have said before and you have proved in no uncertain terms in your comments above, It is foolish for ANYONE to engage with a DISHONEST, ILLITERATE, UNFOCUSED IDIOT like you Mallaiyuran.

                  Your comments are therefore IGNORED.

                  Kind Regards,
                  OTC

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            0tc
            “During the 17th century the Company was engaged in a war of attrition with the king of Kandy, who had close ties with Ceylon’s Buddhist population. There was a narrow tongue of land at Elephant Pass a fort was built to guard the border with the king’s territory. Elephants captured on Ceylon were herded past here to Jaffna to be sold in India, hence the name Elephant Pass.”

            Your quote above.

            The fellow who wrote the above had no understanding of Tamil, Sinhala, Hindus or Buddhists.
            From what he says of the king’s closeties with the Buddhist population, he was probably thinking that the king of Kandy was Hindu and maybe Tamil too. And probably he was right on both counts.

            dj, you should not follow these idiots into justifying todays politics on the basis of ignorant writings of times when the traders and soldiers had little discipline.

            use your brain before it gets addled by your associations.

            By the way, the elephants reallyy went across to the peninsula for palmyrah fruiting season.
            There, I told you, do not rely on these fellows.

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              Dear RipVan W,

              I can see that you have followed the LINKS I provided to the Readership. I gave you two links.

              The first was the DUTCH map of Lanka of 1726AD.
              That map clearly demarcates the Jaffna Kingdom as it was under the Dutch. They ruled it and hence they had FULL access to every nook and cranny within it. Thus the map ACCURATELY depicts the Jaffna Kingdom (internally and the boundary) under the Dutch as it was in 1726AD.

              The Dutch either controlled the territory under the Vanniar or had full access to it (The Dutch had a Fort in Aripo). Thus the map depicts accurately the territory of the Vanniars. Thus the OUTER BOUNDARY of the Kandyan Kingdom as it was in 1726AD is accurately defined in that map.

              The Dutch also built a Fort at Elephant Pass and the reason for building is clearly stated. It is to guard the Dutch held Jaffna Patnum from cross border attacks originating from the Kandyan King’s Territory by the Kandyan Army.

              The Dutch knew who the Tamils were, they were ruling them.
              The Dutch knew who the Sinhalese were, they were fighting them.
              The Dutch knew where their Line of Control Ended which is what is important. That line of control is clearly depicted in the Map and the Dutch statement that you have reproduced above.

              Thus the Tamil Kingdom when it existed never had access to or control over the Eastern Seaboard of Sri Lanka, SOUTH of Elephant Pass

              The Map is Dutch. The statement is Dutch and I can observe your discomfort at seeing for the first time, UNIMPEACHABLE evidence of the POLITICAL divisions of Sri Lanka vis a vis the Tamils and the Sinhalese.

              Professor Tambiah is a staunch federalist, severe critic of the Sinhalese Buddhists and a distinguished Tamil anthropologist at the University of Harvard.

              Writing in his book Sri Lanka: Ethnic Fratricide, 1986, pp. 102-103 he says

              “The political and social heart of the Sri Lankan Tamils has been and continues to be the Jaffna peninsula, because there alone a Tamil polity was established: the kingdom of Jafrna, which thrived in the centuries before the arrival of the Portuguese; its history is more accurately known from the third quarter of the fifteenth century until the time of its Portuguese subjugation in the 1620s. It is doubtful whether the Tamils of the Eastern Province were subjects of this kingdom: traditionally, that region lay at the outer perimeter of the Kandyan kingdom, enjoying much autonomy as did many of the Vanniyars from the centers of political influence like Kandy and Jaffna. Thus traditionally, and especially after the kingdom of Jaffna was overtaken by the Portuguese and thereafter by the Dutch, the Tamils of the north and east had neither strong social interconnections nor acted as political collectivities — though no doubt their speaking a common language, worship of the same or similar ‘Hindu’ deities, and practice of similar cults and customs gave them a recognizable affinity”.

              Prof (Dr) Pradeep Jeganathan, a Tamil intellectual of repute says.

              “Not every legitimate ruler of southern Lanka was a Buddhist in early modern times. Yet also it is not historically accurate to say that the Kings of Jaffna ruled the east, certainly even a cursory glance at Dutch records and the doings of Rajasinha the 2nd will tell you, that the Kings of the Kanda Uda Pas Rate, (the five countries on top of the mountains) were also the overlords of Batticoloa and Trincomalee”.

              Some Tamil historians’, notably Dr K. Indrapala and S. Pathmanathan’s, research on the Tamil settlements on the Jaffna Peninsula shows,” that there was a Tamil kingdom during the thirteenth—fifteenth centuries around the Jaffna Peninsula even though the chronological order of the kingdom could not be established.” The limits of the territory, however, were never extended beyond the isthmus of the Elephant Pass to the south. The Eastern Province had never been a constituent pan of this short-lived Tamil kingdom as acknowledged by many Tamil scholars.” (see The Rise of Tamil Separatism in Sri Lanka: From Communalism to Secession By Gnanapala Welhengama, Nirmala Pillai)

              Here is a Quote from Sinnappah Arasaratnam’s book “The Kingdom of Kandy: Aspects of its External Relations and Commerce, 1658-1710,” p110 as quoted by Dr Sujit Sivasunderam in his book “Islanded”.

              “The Kandians had control over five ports at the time the Dutch succeeded the Portuguese on the coastal belt in the seventeenth century: these were Kalpitiya and Puttalam on the west coast and Trincomalee, Kottiyar, and Batticaloa on the east coast Each of these ports was linked to a particular segment of the Kandyan kingdom”

              Lanka was devided into three main divisions Ruhunu, Maya and Pihiti. These are described in the ancient Kadaim books. Here is a quote from “Tales of the Land: British Geography and Kandyan Resistance in Sri Lanka, c. 1803–1850” by Dr Sujit Sivasunderam.

              “Firstly, the kadaim, or boundary books, are state documents which describe the three main divisions of the island of Sri Lanka, and which were in the custody of the lekam-gey-attan or functionaries to the secretariat at court

              In the kadaim books, Tri Simhale, which denotes the entire island, is divided into three principalities or kingdoms, namely Maya, Pihiti and Ruhunu. The oldest kadaim book, Sri Lamkadvipaye Kadaim, divides the entire island into 114 ratas or countries; Maya has 28 ratas, Pihiti has 43 ratas and Ruhunu has 43 ratas. Boundary pillars mark off the limits of particular ratas.”
              End Quote

              I hope that will satisfy your curiosity as well as of others who are silent.

              Kind Regards,
              OTC

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              “The fellow who wrote the above had no understanding of Tamil, Sinhala, Hindus or Buddhists. From what he says of the king’s closeties with the Buddhist population, he was probably thinking that the king of Kandy was Hindu and maybe Tamil too. And probably he was right on both counts.”

              We are no professional writers. We do not replay on other sites. It is no meaning to reply here where it is written somewhere else. Dubious Jeyarajah has to come here and write.

              Dutu Gemunu killed an Old King and converted North Central as Sinhala colony. Off Tragic Case has written here that Tamil came here as soldiers to fight for the Sinhala Kings to fight against the Tamil Invasion. Alakakone, the Tamil lord is the one stopped Ariyachakaravarti invasion into Mayarata or the western kingdom. We know the North India was captured from Dravidian. Can Jeyaraja go ask Modi to return it to Dravidian? Will Pakistan return it to Hindus. Muslims Kings in India made many deal with the native Hindu population. But the Lands was taken by them were gone. Even the authority of Panchalam Kurichi was sold to British by Muslim just to settle the loans. If the Kingdom was captured by a King, the sovereignty of the land is with him. The rest, what his doing to maximize his tax returns are irrelevant. The story of Yarlpaady says he brought Tamils to Jaffna. The idea behind the story is he had the authority to populate his land with his people. Vickerama Rajasinghan who has been having trouble by Sinhala Addikari’s like Ehilopola, after subduing his officials, would have employed and populated with Tamils the same way Yarlpaady did if the English did not interfere. The English who had had subdued the Sinhala rebels, populated Kandy the way they wanted. Kandy King, even though he subdued the Addikaris, he could not continue because of the English interference.

              Dubious Jeyarajah is person bite the tip of the grass without deep understanding

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                The Idiotic Racist has gone berserk unable to digest the information from the Dutch that TRASHES the Exclusive Homeland Claim of Racist Tamil Politicians.

                You can Rant but you cannot stop people with BRAINS reading and realising the TRUTH.

                Rant on Mallaiyuran!!!

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      Kumar Sandy

      “We as a nation will go back in years and the Tamils already 300 years backwards after the war will have to face the brunt of the Mahinda’s hate campaign.”

      Tamils have always been as primitive as their Sinhala brethren, whether they are 300 years backwards does not matter.

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      Kumar Sandy

      Are you an Avathar?

      Please read all my comments in the CT and correct your wrong thinking that Mahinda is a bad person.

      Your comments are out of character as you have not read the pulse of the nation.

      Mahinda is not a modaya. He is a good man. Give him another chance he will bring all types peace Sri Lanka needs to become a honourable nation.

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        R K Raghavan

        ” He is a good man. Give him another chance he will bring all types peace Sri Lanka needs to become a honourable nation.”

        You must be a LTTE sleeper or VP’s right hand man and most probably you want to see the South too is destroyed achieving the long term ambition of VP.

        “Mahinda is not a modaya.”

        People are stupid however they are not that stupid.

        You too sound like NIRMALAM.

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          Native Vedda

          I am slowly but surely progressing to understand the issues outside the constrained publicity given about Mahinda.

          I too now recognise Mahinda’s potential that has been misinterpreted by the vested interests.

          I have passed the stage of LTTE and trying to bring harmony in Sri Lanka. Mahinda is a real asset to deal with the failings. There is no one in Sri Lanka I can think of other than him.

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            R K Raghavan

            “I too now recognise Mahinda’s potential that has been misinterpreted by the vested interests.”

            Haven’t you noticed his great potentials when he was holding absolute power for more than 10 years until the people decided to kick him out of office?

            He had the power to rob the nation and kill as many people as he was allowed to by the Hindians and the west.

            You ought to be ashamed of yourself for supporting a failed war criminal who was kicked out of office only six month ago. If he was/is a great leader, this war criminal should have left politics altogether and age and retire gracefully.

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              Native Vedda

              You are worse than a Vedda.

              For six years since the defeat of the LTTE there is no mayhem in Sri Lanka. Without outstepping the western yard stick, he could not have defeated the LTTE and his own enemies. Sacrifices worth paying.

              You need a bold guy like Mahinda to do this.

              I love him.

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                R K Raghavan

                “I love him.”

                Pick him up and give him a good bath. Sit him up on your lap and feed him. Put him to bed, rock the cradle and sing him a lullaby.

                When he is around make sure your wallet and your b***s are kept in a secure place.

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                  Native Vedda

                  You are very rude.

                  It shows your inability tolerate alternative views.

                  I wish I will get an opportunity to do all what you have stated.

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        @R K Raghavan

        Hmm.. I am not so sure about the “good” part. I grant you he Got Things Done.. which is way more than I can say for the current occupants of the SL Government

        MR had the potential to become a truly great leader of Sri Lanka eclipsing most of the others but he let Family get in the way of that. If not for the apparent greed and in-your-face conspicuous consumption by his family members (except for GR) and the utterly bad behaviour by his henchmen, hangers-on and THEIR nasty families and offspring.. MR would still be in power and SL would be the better for it.

        I say a combination of MR and GR sans all other family members and a honest desire to take the country forward will bring him victory..

        especially now that the incumbent government is still flailing about, having accomplished nothing much so far

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    Dear Mr. Eelaventhan Manickavasakar,

    I see that your heart is bleeding for the Tamil War widows. As a Human being it should.

    Is it not strange that this same Heart refused to bleed when the LTTE was sending at least a 100,000 TAMIL children to a certain death against a professional Army.

    How about the young women he used as Human Bombs? Why did your Heart refuse to bleed for them?

    Did you at least write on behalf of the Tamils that Prabahkaran used as a Human Shield even after it was known that Prabahkaran and his LTTE was certain to lose the war.

    Is it not strange for a Tamil man probably in his Sixties or Seventies to have found his “HUMAN” voice as late as 2014?

    Are you shedding Political Croc Tears now?

    Can you explain the OPPOSITION to the Dudley Chelva pact by the OVERWHELMING majority of Tamils (85%) which led to it’s abrogation?

    Can you explain why it took 30 years for a Tamil from the Tamil majority population (the 60%+ underclass) to get elected from the North to Parliament?

    Can you explain why the Tamil political leadership of the North object to the building of causeways to connect poor areas of the North?

    I believe that you are attempting to drag the Tamils to another conflagration by fanning the embers of hate.

    Kind Regards,
    OTC

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      OTC: says:
      “Can you explain why it took 30 years for a Tamil from the Tamil majority population (the 60%+ underclass) to get elected from the North to Parliament? “

      60 % underclass? No kidding? These Sinhala nationalists have their own Sinhala way with numbers and statistics.
      At least even you,inspired chauvinist though you are,must be able to see the contradiction in your claims.

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        Dear Stanislaus,

        You said “60 % underclass? No kidding? These Sinhala nationalists have their own Sinhala way with numbers and statistics”

        “As a 12 year old I became conscious of how Tamils used the caste system to enslave least 75 percent of the Tamil population by obtaining their services virtually free based on their belonging to the servile class. I wondered about my own family’s hypocrisy when on the one hand they practised Catholicism to the letter treating our servants kindly and generously and on the other never allowing us to mix with those who are perceived to belong to lower castes. They even interrogated my classmates before they could be allowed into the hall”

        Ms Pearl Thevanayagam, http://www.srilankaguardian.org/2011/06/pernicious-caste-curse-of-tamils-living.html

        According to Ms Thevanayagam, a Jaffna Tamil herself, 75% of the Northern Tamils are low cast Panchamar.

        Was she kidding?

        I used a LOWER number given by a former GA Jaffna.

        Would you have been happier if I used the figure given by Ms Pearl Thevanayagam?

        But that is ONLY the North. If the Indian Origin Tamils who are a 100% UNDERCLASS is taken into account the Underclass will approach 85% of the Tamil population.

        It is this underclass that was represented by the All Ceylon Minority Tamils United Front

        And it is due to the SHOCK that Chelva and the FP received when they successfully objected to the implementation of the District Councils (Dudley Chelva Pact) that the FP came down to earth.

        Quote from “The Rise of Tamil Separatism in Sri Lanka: From Communalism to Secession” By Gnanapala Welhengama, Nirmala Pillay

        “The concerted opposition of both Sinhalese-dominated political parties and oppressed Tamil groups in the Jaffna Peninsula resulted in the abandonment of the District Council Bill in 1968, an event regarded by both the elite of the Ceylon Tamils and its youth league as an act of betrayal by the Sinhalese”

        Unquote

        The elite of the Ceylon Tamils and its youth league expected the Sinhalese to help them to continue their oppression. When that did not happen they because the Sinhalese supported the oppressed underclass the Sinhalese were blamed. They did not see that the fault was their own.

        Blaming the Sinhalese was and is the name of the game. The High Cast Tamil Politico’s that DOMINATED Tamil politics never looked inwards at their own faults.

        The opposition to the Dudley Chelva pact from the “All Ceylon Minority Tamils United Front” was the deciding factor in the abrogation of the Dudley Chelva pact.

        Quote

        “In fact, in 1968, Chelvanayakam was confronted by low-caste Tamils challenging him to stand down from his parliamentary seat and contest it again. Other Federalist leaders, S. Nadaraja and A. Amirthalingam (who succeeded Chelvanayakam as leader of the FP, and later the Tamil United Liberation Front (TULF)) also failed to respond to the frustrated youth faction of the low-caste Tamils. By 1968 low-caste Tamils lost almost all faith in the FP to move in a new direction”

        Unquote (ibid)

        This is why Chelva put forward a Low Cast Tamil as a candidate 30 years after Independence. Till then all candidates have been from the High Cast Vellala.

        Either you don’t know the History or you want to sweep the ignominious Vellala High Cast past under the carpet as you are apparently one of them (your incredulity gave you away)

        Kind Regards,
        OTC

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          OFC Says:

          “It is foolish for ANYONE to engage with a DISHONEST, ILLITERATE, UNFOCUSED IDIOT like you.”
          My own words too — regarding debates with you!

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            Dear Stanislaus,

            You questioned the Tamil Underclass (Low Cast) figure that I used.

            I gave references and established the fact that the TOTAL underclass within Tamil Polity of Lanka is around 85%.

            I did not do so to convince a Hardline Oppressive Member of the 15% Tamil Vellala High Cast, who did not even acknowledge the Low figure of 60%+ that I used. I did it to maintain the Integrity of my comment that you attempted to degrade.

            I base my comments on factual information that is at my command at the time of writing. I am open for correction by presenting verifiable Factual data.

            Unfortunately I see that you are not of that caliber who possesses verifiable factual data.

            Kind Regards,
            OTC

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      “How about the young women he used as Human Bombs? Why did your Heart refuse to bleed for them?” But I could not see, Off Case, your heart bleed for the young girls murdered planting bombs in their private parts after gang raped. What happened in that case? If you have a proof what you are saying and if you think we do not have proof, why are you so scared to come to ICC, instead of barking around here like a bitch? Listen Off case, I am not talking about Kirishanti and her family. In 1971, those who worked Mavanella and Kegalle area came back and told how the young girl were shot like pig for meat and laid remained on the road side for weeks. We heard about Premawati Manempere too. Off Case and the Sinhala Army’s heart always bleed for young women. That is what the Sinhala Intellectualism is. That is why Lankan army went to UN too. But their blood does not go from the heart; it is from their most active, private part! That is the only difference.

      Is it not strange that this same Heart refused to bleed when the LTTE was sending at least a 100,000 TAMIL children to a certain death against a professional Army. Well the propagandist OTC heart is bleeding for 100,000 Tamil children died in fight. But Eelaventhan Aiya is not feeling for them. So he is questioning the crocodile tears.

      Thanks OTC after our continuous publishing of the proves, on the web and other places, of the Lankave’s murders of more than a 100,000 of Tamil Children, one Sinhala Intellectual propagandist has accepted that it was not zero casualty as his boss, the Brother Prince claimed, it is the Children alone, a 100,000. This is pretty close to my estimate that the children alone are 180,000, which I have logically established in CT many times. The NGOs’ estimated 90,000 widows in north alone tell there were 90,000 family men killed in the bombing. As it was bombing, another 90,000 women must have died too. Then for a family with an average of 2, it is 180,000 children Killed. When the logic points to this direction, Brother Prince Government claimed the entire population was only 70,000. This mass murder is more than for a genocide investigation by the UNHRC’s commission or ICC.

      Up to that far, thanks for OTC, accepting the death of the 100,000 children. But you called the Lankan army a professional army, that has been listed by UN as one in the 21 countries’ army use rape as weapon. It appears once again OTC needs the Learnersdictionary.com to find out what is “Professional” means. It is too late to debate whether it is a professional army or not. The army is accused of using chemical Bombs. Army accused of using rape as weapon. Army accused of white van murders. Army accused of illegally occupying private residential houses in the North. Army is illegally engaged in farming on the Nothern farmers’ land. Army is accused of building 5 stars hotels, tea rooms and other civilian trades on their people lands that is illegally occupied. This army’s ships were held in Middle East and European ports for illegally trading firearms. Above all, army is accused of running large scale international drug smuggling operation in the North. The gang leader is getting scared of an investigation so trying to push him into the parliament to seek him longer protection. The Sinhala Media has put out news that the election is being held by New King in a way so that the Old King would not be able to take advantage of the possible bad news that is about to come in latter part of August. OTC should start to bleed from his heart for his bosses, now, rather than crying for the young Tamil women. The Old King has become like a beggar who show to the people his worm crawling wounds and beg. Before somebody throw him to die on the UN’s electric chair, he wants to hide under the Lankave’s Buddhist extremism. He lost the hope on the promise he obtained from Rail on the early morning of the January 9th by falling down on Ranil’s leg, before ran out of Temple Tree House.

      “Did you at least write on behalf of the Tamils that Prabahkaran used as a Human Shield even after it was known that Prabahkaran and his LTTE was certain to lose the war.” True Eelaventhan Aiya did not write about it here. The reason is, he does want to steal your crown of “Cut and paste King”. He need not to copy and paste like you do. These are matters covered by Gordon Wise like UN employees who directly involved in that. Those evidences, whether you shed crocodile tears or not, evaluated by UN officials and accepted as evidences against the Old Royal Government. If you go to ICC, you will see what Eelaventhan Aiya and other diaspora have shed for that matter.

      “Is it not strange for a Tamil man probably in his Sixties or Seventies to have found his “HUMAN” voice as late as 2014?” Well! You have to praise him for having it achieved at least by now, it is something you have not yet achieved even after your senility has caused dementia to you. Read this of “Can you explain the OPPOSITION to the Dudley Chelva pact by the OVERWHELMING majority of Tamils (85%) which led to its abrogation? what you are writing. This is more than dementia. You people cancelled the pact because 85% of the Tamils opposed, but still brought the 6th amendment, aren’t it? Could you first explain what the need for 6th amendment was if 85% of the Tamils opposed the pact?

      Can you explain why it took 30 years for a Tamil from the Tamil majority population (the 60%+ underclass) to get elected from the North to Parliament? I wonder what would be your explanation. As you seem to have picked up some points in that and using it for your propaganda, could you put it here so we can talk about it? Idiot, no one in north east vote like you Modayas has voted to more than 55 % of the MPs in the Appe Anduwa parliament not qualified O/L even.( If have written any comment to that on the CT please, link it here.)

      “Can you explain why the Tamil political leadership of the North object to the building of causeways to connect poor areas of the North? Because Tamils hearts bleed if your Royals thread more into bribe and end up in the hand of UNP and spend the whole life in the prison. Do you know where did built a causeway passing into poor are of the North? But Thanks for calling entire North as poor. That has been one of your, another acceptance of reality.

      I believe that you are attempting to drag the Tamils to another conflagration by fanning the embers of hate. But don’t worry about it as you are there to help them. You and your brother Thero Dayan de Silva has given hopes to the Old King. He is dancing on the top of the pole. Certainly your propaganda will work in the south and he will be the next prime minister too. Wish you all the best! The, this IC will not him easily get away. Remember, UN has passed correction measures for it was watching the Lankave war without action? You are only a lowyer, then where would you read these other than cut and paste your backup’s clips?

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        Dear Mallaiyuran,

        As I have repeatedly told you before, you are a dishonest idiot who will insist that white is black. You are incapable of carrying out an intelligent discussion in the Language of this forum as you cannot understand the language. You have an aimlessly rambling mind that cannot keep it’s focus on the discussion and will ramble on like a Mad Dog salivating at the mouth snapping at everything. You will bring to the discussion a thousand irrelevancies and keep jabbering about Kings, Queens, Princes and everything under the Sun but the topic under discussion.

        In an attempt to contest a 1700’s Dutch Map, you even quoted the Mythical Ramayanaya, where Monkeys take the Sun in it’s mouth.

        You said “young girls murdered planting bombs in their private parts after gang raped”

        Ha ha haa, How big was that bomb? Could not have been an artillery shell!

        Selective sympathy was expressed by Mr. Eelaventhan Manickavasakar. He was crying for the war widows but not a tear for the Children of war.

        What more evidence of your idiocy is needed?

        You even challenged the following quote from T. Sabaratnam (Prabahkaran’s Biographer) and claimed that VVT is NOT a smuggler’s Den.

        “Valvettithurai, VVT in brief, served as a “smuggler’s paradise” where all goods forbidden by the “socialist” state of Sri Lanka were available in plenty”.

        It is foolish for ANYONE to engage with a DISHONEST, ILLITERATE, UNFOCUSED IDIOT like you.

        I am not that person, so find someone else.

        I will however keep reminding you why your IDIOTIC comments are ignored.

        Re ICC, please read the following comment which is one of many.

        The conclusions made by the Panel of Experts, Mr. Darusman, Ms. Yasmin Sooka and Mr. Steven Ratner is contrary to International Law. There is a distinct probability that they have been bribed.
        .
        https://www.colombotelegraph.com/index.php/un-side-event-seeks-referral-of-sri-lanka-to-the-icc-international-prosecution/comment-page-1/#comment-1848782
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        What follows is not meant for an IDIOT who thinks that a child armed with a lethal weapon will not kill. It is not meant for an IDIOT who absolves those who send children to war by blaming the opposing army for it’s death. It is meant for the intelligent reader who can weigh facts.

        The Child Soldier numbers were based on three facts.

        1. The LTTE has been abducting Children for soldiering since it’s inception (please see UTHR (Jaffna) reports).
        2. They did this for nearly 30 years.
        3. Mr. J Aguilar of UNICEF was interviewed on BBC HardTalk by BBC correspondent Stephen Sackur (Video 3:28 onwards http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4gXbFPoDWSI).
        .
        Aguilar says that they have reports of about 8000 missing children. He also states that this is just a minute fraction of what went on (4:20 onwards). He also states that during the last 6 months at least 200 children per month were taken from their parents for the war effort including 9 year olds (4:38 onwards).

        If 8000 is a minute fraction even 80,000 is just 10 times and 8,000 which is 1/10, does not qualify as a minute fraction. It is 10% of the whole. If the number is a 100,000 then the fraction becomes 8% which is still a far cry from a minute fraction.

        If we assume the LTTE was involved in this practice for only 25 years of the 30, then that number means 4000 child abductions per year a very conservative estimate favouring the LTTE. The real number would be much larger.

        I know it is shocking when you realize the magnitude of the Tamil children who died at Prabahkaran’s and Adelle’s hands. The magnitude of future generations lost is even greater.

        All this was possible because of the cowards who stayed at a safe distance and sent an annual collection in excess of US$ 300 million to the LTTE (Jane’s Defense), without lifting even a threatening finger of warning to the LTTE to desist from abducting Tamil Children or face a cut off of funds.

        Today these same cowards and those who are led by the nose are shouting Genocide without making a single call to hold the Commander, Recruiter and Trainer who commissioned the Baby Brigade by garlanding these children with a Cyanide capsule necklace.

        Ms. Adele Balasingham is living in UK, right under the nose of the BTF, GTF and other world wide Tamil organisations that contributed the USD300 million annually for this Genocidal carnage.

        What is the difficulty in bringing her to account at the ICC for war crimes? She is within arms reach, there is no shortage of photographic evidence you don’t have to FABRICATE a ch4 video, the BBC library has actual footage.

        For more information read my reply to Stanislaus of July 7, 2015 at 1:33 am.

        Your comment was ignored. There is nothing of substance within.

        Kind Regards,
        OTC

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    Mr Eelaventhan

    Since 1960s you are an ardent supporter of Federal Party which is made to known as Ilankai Thamil Arasu Kadchi among North and East province Tamils . I believe you were in the central committee of the party as well.

    Please tell me:
    Why do the party has two names instead of one.
    Why did Selvanayakam accepted sinhala only act ( official languages act)
    Didn’t your leaders – SJV, Amirthalingam & others attend the independance celebrations, bowing to the lion flag, when they were with Dudley in 1965. Why do you blame Sampanthan now? Your leaders started in 1965.
    Didn’t you know that SJV and GG were competing with each other as to who garland Dudley first at the Palaly Airport upon Dudley’s arrival.
    Why did Yogeswaran MP attended Lalith Athilathmudali’s meeting in Jaffna when his supporters objected to it by blocking his way in front of his house.
    As per Vaddukkoddai resolution why didn’t FP leaders formed an Assembly on their own after they were elected by the Tamils who believed the leaders will act accordingly.

    Why did SJV took Oaths in the srilankan parliament under 1972 Constitution when he resigned from his MP challenging the very same constitution

    Why did Amirthalingam took up opposition leader’s post contravening the Vaddukkoddai resolution. Don’t you think that these leaders are biggest cheats?

    Why did Mrs Amirthalingam meet Mahinda in London srilankan embassy? Why did her son meet Mahinda in Colombo?
    Can you still remember the songs Mrs Amirthalingam used to sing in the election platforms in late 1960s and 1970s?

    How do you justify your leaders’ support to the Registration of Persons bill and India Ceylon Agreement Implementation bill?

    SJV sent letters to Tamil government servants asking not to study and sit for the sinhala proficiency exam but he failed to second a motion brought by V Navaratnam MP concerning the sacking of Tamils failed to sit for the exam. how do you justify?
    Federal party or ITAK is the main component in TNA. Before accusing TNA please resign first from your party.

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      MR,
      Do not bowl him out on the first ball……let this eela-king whine for a while.

      :-)

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    Tamils should not trust Federal Party. They call federal in English and Tamil Arasu in Tamils. What a gil mal. Tamils should think about it clearly. For election they will shout a lot with the blessing of Ranil and Chandi. Destroy the betrayers was the shout by ITAK platformers. Some of them are still in the platforms. And going to be in this platform. Now they are clever to keep away from the boys.

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    If TNA forms a no contest pact with UNP , UPFA or SLFP, that party will lose the next election! No party will want them.

    TNA is considered as a LTTE party by the Southerners.

    Tamils should go back to the nineteen fifties and contest as UNP, SLFP,LSSP and CP candidates??

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      The BEST comment yet.

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    Pacs,

    The names, Federal Party and Tamil Arasu Katchi, expose the nature of the politics adopted by Tamil leaders of that time. It was a reflection of their schitzonphrenia. They presented one face to the Tamils and another to the Sinhalese- a Dr.Jeckyl and Mr.Hyde situation. They also thrived with their feet planted on either side of the palmyra fence. They earned their wealth while planted in Colombo, but earned their poltical positions by advocating extreme positions for the Tamils.

    The Sinhala political manoeuvres to isolate and debilitate the Tamils as a vigorous, vibrant and ambitious community that was boxing above its weight , was augmented by the isolationist, sloganeering politics of the FP/ ITAK.

    Why did it discourage the Tamils from learning Sinhala? Why did it encourage the Tamil public servants to seek early retirement? Why did it make a big noise about the Sinhala Sri in motor vehicle number plates? Why did it pass the Vattukottai resolution? Why did it encourage the Tamil militants? Why did it encourage in empty and incindiery rhetoric? Why did it object to a university being established in Jaffna? Why did not seek develop Colombo Hindu College at Ratmalana into centre of hiigher education? why did it not pursue the University project in Trincomaled? There are more whys, I can keep on asking.

    Were these the right reactions of a far sighted leadership to what the Sinhala politicians were trying to do? We were a David without even a catapult and the LTTE made us think we were Goliaths, without his size, because they acquired Multi- barrel catapults and mosquitoe bombers. No wonder a wise Sinhala man called VP, the greatest friend of the Sinhalese!

    I remember Eelaventhan as a vigorous, articulate and passionate young advocate of the Tamil cause. He was an active supporter of the FP/ITAK. He with advancing age and the hurt caused to him by the 1983 riots, became ardent advocate of the LTTE. He yet remained a genuinely decent man, who was passionate about the Tamil cause. Can he say now that the ways of the FP/ITAK and the LTTE were right in hind sight?

    Can the learned and honest Sinhalese come forward to justify what the Sinhala politicians did to the Tamils and at the expense of the Tamils for the Sinhalese? Can they justify the 1958 to 1983 riots directed against the Tamils?

    We have all been wrong in our thoughts, actions and reactions. We forgot that were all humans, despite our labels and numbers. We forgot that we have common needs as citizens of this country.

    Let us learn our lessons and move forward in a rational, objective and wise manner.

    Dr.Rajasingham Narendran

    Further, did the UNP and the SLFP live up to their names? Were they national or Sri Lankan in character? Did they not work for the benefit of only one community- the majority?

    Someone can accuse me of being wise in hind sight. My reply would be, when foresight was demonstrably lacking hen viewed in terms of outcomes, hindsight has to help us learn our lessons.

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      Rajasingham,

      You state ‘We have all been wrong in our thoughts, actions and reactions.” You also championed the merits of that magnificent three-word phrase “I am sorry”. Further, you felt qualified to advise that MR should confess his misdeeds, and apologize publicly.

      Could you prove your sincerity by abiding with your own advise?

      Can you tell us what of your actions were wrong?

      You alleged that Naval personnel were accepting bribes and you wanted that investigated. There is similar allegation that you possibly benefited materially from MR’s regime with the expectation that you would help collect Diaspora funds? If you did not accept any such material incentives, could you put this allegation to rest by explicitly denying.

      If you did accept such “incentive”, however, do you repent it? Is that one of your “wrong actions” you mention above? Would you then apologize publicly for that misdeed, just as you suggested MR does?

      If you are not willing to address this forthright, then your whole article above is nothing but bogus grandstanding without any sincere sentiments behind it. That would be very dishonourable.

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        Kumar R.

        Machang, where were you all these while.

        You have a particular dislike for Dr Narendran. Dr Narendran is not a member of the Tamil Diaspora and from where did you get the info. that he collected funds from the Diaspora.

        You know I have a special liking to Mahinda. I hate those who scandalise him without any evidence.

        I thought you are my heart and soul. Why are you creating problems for me by writing all kind of nonsense.

        I would like to meet you one to one, one day. You will be amazed to hear what I have to say from experience.

        Putha, please do not criticise Mahinda unnecessarily. I want him to win the election to become the PM. In have lot to give him.

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    Disunity and self glorification among the tamil parties are the cause of the present predicament of tamils of Sri Lanka.
    The refusal of the constituent parties of TNA to register it as a party shows this.

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    TNA is unpatriotic to both Sinhalese and Tamils. In fact they are not worthy OF calling them selves true citizens of Ceylon, Sri LANKA, or Eelam you name it.

    They are playing stooge to India, America, UK and all the Western countries. Their politics in the past is more than ample proof and the whole world knows it.

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      Mano

      “TNA is unpatriotic to both Sinhalese and Tamils.”

      Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel – Samuel Johnson

      Hence the TNA is alright with its own version of patriotism.

      “In fact they are not worthy OF calling them selves true citizens of Ceylon, Sri LANKA, or Eelam you name it. “

      How about Thamihz Eelam?

      “They are playing stooge to India, America, UK and all the Western countries.”

      So were all the past leaders including war criminal Mahinda. How could you allow a foreigner especially an American to commit war crime in this island? Mahinda must have been an American stooge.

      “Their politics in the past is more than ample proof and the whole world knows it.”

      Why should their politics worry you so much?

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    “TNA’s lopsided and concealed meetings with Sri Lanka’s government ministers earlier in Singapore and recently in London with one man Sumanthiran’s participation have only boosted the image of Sri Lanka who also succeeded in creating divisions and dissensions among the powerful diaspora. These unholy flirtations ended with empty rhetoric from Sumanthiran who lashed out at his fellow TNA MPS. exposing the disunity of TNA. So far these meetings have drawn blank for the Tamils who are more confused than ever.

    TNA’s, friendly but unacceptable past gestures, raising lion flag, participating in independence day celebrations, appearing in court in support of the 19th amendment, have produced nothing but only humiliation for the TNA and Tamils.”

    Instead of TNA these activities were the result of a small minority of ITAK.

    According to Sunday Observer Tamils will perhaps be even more divided in the future than now. Divide and rule seems to work.

    “Indicating a progressively changing democratic political scenario in the Northern and Eastern Provinces, more political parties are preparing to enter the fray, ahead of the August 17 Parliamentary Elections.

    While the exact number of such political parties and groups may be available after the filing of nominations is completed, at least five Tamil political parties and groups, apart from the Tamil National Alliance (TNA), intend contesting the polls.

    This changing scenario may imply a close fight for the TNA which hitherto easily swept the polls, in both Parliamentary and Provincial Councils elections, given that the TNA has largely gone politically unchallenged.”

    http://www.sundayobserver.lk/2015/07/05/pol07.asp

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    Mr.Eelaventhan Manikavasagar.

    I fully agree one hundred percent with your views about the TNA members. They all have become hard core crooks in the name of the Tamil people with soft words. The trio Sambanthan, Sumanthiran and Mavai Senathirajah have to be kicked out first. The people have to do it? Still the truth has not come out when and how some of the TNA members have obtained large amounts of money from the government under the name of development. Mr.Wigneshwaran the Chief Minister is not heard any more. TNA have refused nomination to Ananthy. Why, because her openness and sincereity will hurt Sambanthan Sumanthiran and Mavai Senathirajah. If she is nominated, she would win with higher majority than any other person in the TNA.
    After all what is the purpose of the Tamil people electing representatives to parliament. There is no point or benefit for the people at all except that those members elected to parliament and their families will have all the benefits which they do not want to loose.

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      Do you seriously think that Ananthi Sasitharan is the type of person, we need to represent us in parliament, at this juncture of our history! Don’t we have enough empty , leaking and dented vessels who were in the last parliament?

      Dr.RN

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        Dear Dr. Can you name me one Tamil soul, either in the TNA or outside who is fit to represent the Tamils in parliament. Ananthi at least , not much educated, but sincere and truthful unlike other Tamil members. And that is why she obtained large number of votes in the provincial elections. Who ever who goes to parliament is not going to do anything for the Tamil people. That is certain and please keep this in mind.

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          he

          We have no doubt a near empty cupboard re: Tamil political leadership. Ananthi, is an empty vessel with nothing to offer but drama and melodrama. She is a willing puppet in the hands of her handlers. Let her apologise to those Tamils who were the victims of her husband’s brutality, inhumanity, vanity and depravity, before he disappeared. This will at least establish her commitment to the the war victims, he also contributed to create ( read DBS,Jeyaraj.com on her).

          Dr.RN

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            Dr RN,

            “Ananthi, is an empty vessel with nothing to offer but drama and melodrama.”

            I also fail to see what if anything she has achieved in the NPC except some cheap publicity. Still the fact is that many common people like her and they are the majority. The average villager here is likely to worship a war widow with a levels who was a management assistant. She is a local woman. The supporters of Mr Sumanthiran have a totally different profile. You like him, so do I but the common people do not.

            “She is a willing puppet in the hands of her handlers.”

            I know some of the competent people behind her. It will be surprising if her handlers do not manage to make her a MP.

            “Let her apologise to those Tamils who were the victims of her husband’s brutality, inhumanity, vanity and depravity, before he disappeared.”

            This will never happen. She even says that she never was a tiger despite having been active in different LTTE support groups since a teenager.

            “This will at least establish her commitment to the the war victims, he also contributed to create.”

            The commitment if any is for war victims like herself.

            While Ananthi is what she is I strongly believe that there should be Tamil female candidates and MPs instead of the usual brotherhood that has so far achieved very little.

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              Heretic,

              Thanks for your comments. The sympathy vote is one of the hazards of democracy. I wish the sympathy for this war widow, will look beyond her and reach out to the thousands of other war widows are helpless, impoverished, exploited and preyed upon.

              I do not think that she will attract a large number of votes if she contests in any district. She cannot stage events, with the support of her handlers, to increase her vote share.

              Dr.RN

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            Rajasingham,

            It is laughable you have the temerity to accuse “She is a willing puppet in the hands of her handlers. Let her apologise”

            Were you not a willing puppet of your handlers when you were under the “spell” of the maharajah MR and his clan?

            Did you think it appropriate to apologize for providing cover to MR over a five year period since the end of the war for all his “brutality, inhumanity, vanity and depravity” directed at Tamils?

            What a hypocrite? You think she is the empty vessel. All your loud noise in these columns with absolute disregard to any sincerity crowns you as the emptiest of them all!

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          Sellam,

          “Ananthi at least , not much educated, but sincere and truthful unlike other Tamil members.”

          I believe that she has A levels and thus is as well or better qualified than most MPs. The Tamil MPs tend to have better education than she has.

          I do not know about how sincere and truthful she is but people like her. There are about 50000 war widows in NP.

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      Sellam,

      “Still the truth has not come out when and how some of the TNA members have obtained large amounts of money from the government under the name of development.”

      Feel free to make a complaint and see what is done. I agree with you but the reality is that nothing is done about corruption and abuse.

      “Mr.Wigneshwaran the Chief Minister is not heard any more.”

      He delivers increasingly strange speeches that are very likely prepared by others.

      “TNA have refused nomination to Ananthy.”
      Not yet officially or have they?

      “Why, because her openness and sincereity will hurt Sambanthan Sumanthiran and Mavai Senathirajah. If she is nominated, she would win with higher majority than any other person in the TNA.”

      She would receive a lot of votes and threaten the senior guys you mention. These senior guys are out of touch with the common people and their needs. I am doubtful about how competent Ananthy is but the fact is that the common people like her.

      Maybe the UNP will continue to be the only party to have a female candidate in the former war zone with 90000 widows. Posters of Maheswaran have already been posted. The UNP of course is NOT a Tamil party so that the Tamil parties seem to exclude women from power.

      The latest I have heard about is an ITAK plan to in practice push out the other parties in TNA.

      “Divide and Rule”.

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    Eelaventhan is like the proverbial fox that lost its tail and asked other foxes to cut their tails too since they will look beautiful like him. He is asking Sampanthan to do this and do that while he himself is sojourning in Canada. He is under orders for deportation, but he is contesting the order in courts by pleading his life will be in danger if he is deported to Sri Lanka. This might be the case under the authoritarian rule of Mahinda Rajapaksa’s regime, but not under president Sirisena. The irony is he was a nominated TNA member of parliament from 2004 to 2007 thanks to the generosity of Prabhakaran. But he lost the job when he absented himself from parliament for more than 3 months without leave. The LTTE refused re-nominate him to the parliament since they found him an irresponsible and useless parliamentarian given to verbosity. Eelaventhan has jumped ship from one party to another many times. He was sacked from FP/TULF and then in 1980 he joined late V.Navaratnam’s Tamil Eelam Liberation Front (TELF). This was a letterhead organization where there was only a handful of members. In 1982 Eelaventhan tried to make a unilateral declaration of Independence for “Tamil Eelam” on Thai Pongal day (Jan 14th). The move fizzled out as a damp squib. He was deported from India where he was a refugee on December 4, 2000. He later joined the TELO and canvassed for Sri Kantha who lost at Trincomalee. So he has been a man for all seasons! A jack of all trades and master of none. Instead of hurling abuse at TNA leaders he should return to Sri Lanka and fight for whatever he stands for instead of criticizing Sampanthan and others. He has no locus standi to criticize Sampanthan, Sumanthiran and others. He is a pigmy compared to these giants.
     

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      appreciate what you said, not only for him, but also other Tamil and Sinhalese living far way and try to solve problems in Sri Lanka.

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    The FP is not responsible to be called Federal Party. It called itself in Thamil as Illankai Thamil Arasu Kadchi(ITAK. Being adenationalized Thamil the learned doctor should improve his Thamil language skills. If there was a Dr.Jeckyl and Mr. Hyde, then that role was played by Rajasingham Narendran during and after the war. He was singing the praise of the likes of Mahinda Rajapaksa who was despised by the majority Sinhalese themselves. The Thamils refused to learn Sinhala because it was forced down the throats of Thamil people against their wishes. It is simple as that. Had Tamil was gives official status in 1956 instead of 1978 Thamils would have learnt Sinhalese. The Vaddukkoddai resolution was a land marked resolution adopted because of Sinhala racism which marginalized and treated the Thamil people as second class citizen. Only thick skinned Thamils like Rajasingham will blame the Thamils for fighting for their rightsm self-respect and dignity. In hind sight the political struggle both under the FP/ITAK and LTTE was dead right. The Thamils were given no other option but to take up arms. None other than Chandrika Kumaratunga has blamed Sinhala racism as the root cause for Prabhakaran taking up arms. In dialectics there must be concrete conditions for people to take up arms as a last resort. So Rajasingham should not blame the Thamils, but blame the Sinhalese chauvinistic leaders who played the communal card to secure power and stay in power.

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      1. Explain the meanings of ITAK and FP?
      2 Denationalized Thamil! Explain?
      3. Improve Tamil language skills! Are you ready for a contest on these skills?
      4. The rest of what you have said are your perceptions and opinions. That is your right, regardless of their accuracy.

      Dr.RN

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      Thanga,

      You are absolutely right. Rajasingham is indeed an opportunist who continued to sing hossana’s for the MR regime for almost five years after the war (and that at the top of his voice), having allegedly being bribed by the regime. He is as shallow as one gets, evidenced by the many articles and the deluge of grand-standing comments that he makes, with no trace of sincerity.

      He sees fit to ask others questions, and to advice even MR to do the right thing by confessing and apologizing for the regime’s misdeeds. However, he will not abide by those same rules he himself feigns to champion! What an empty vessel, morality-wise, integrity-wise and intellect-wise?

      Presently, all that he is doing is being a dog-in-the-manger, discrediting all Tamil politicians – and am convinced he has some alternate plan up the sleeve!

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        Kumar R.

        What is wrong with you.

        Why so much prejudices against the DR.

        Why are you betraying me by writing all kinds of nonsense.

        Please say something goose about Mahinda without wasting your time in writing nonsense.

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    Disillusioned. Illusion Tamil Eelam, delusion?

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      T.N.A. is not mandated to continue the past wrongs of any Tamil Leaders and two wrongs don’t make everything right.

      Tamil’s situation is now thousand times worst than before and TNA should rise to the occassion unitedly to salvage and restore their dignity and rights, not adopting a submissive approach and behaviour to further worsen their plights.

      M.K. Eelaventhan

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        Kanagendran aka Eelaventhan

        On the contrary TNA has been mandated to set right the wrongs of the past and it is endeavouring to do just that.
        Instead of finding fault with the TNA and pontificating form Canada, why don’t you get back home to your own country before you get deported all over again from there, just as you were from India, and do your bit to salvage and restore the Tamil situation to a better level than it is now?
        The Tamils would then leave the TNA in droves and join you as long as you do not bring back Prabakaran’s ghost with you.

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        1. Explain the meanings of ITAK and FP?
        2 Denationalized Thamil! Explain?
        3. Improve Tamil language skills! Are you ready for a contest on these skills?
        4. The rest of what you have said are your perceptions and opinions. That is your right, regardless of their accuracy.

        Dr.RN

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        Eekaventhan,

        The TNA is a pot full of ‘ Kool’ ( the traditional Tamil stew with odiyal flour) cooked badly Aran by the LTTE! It was made to be insipid. It was made to be a mouth piece of the LTTE. It continues to reflect that birth defect, despite the efforts of Sambanthan and Sunanthiran, and the overwhelming mandate it has received from the Tamils. It is an anachronism that perpetuates itself! It needs to be shaken to its s and infused with new blood- blood that resonates with the real needs of the Tamils living in the north Andi east, and the rest of Sri Lanka, today. The Tamils need a radically different political approach. Wigneswaran is a failed experiment! This is sad.

        Dr.RN

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          Dr RN,

          “Wigneswaran is a failed experiment! “

          Could you please explain?

          Chief Minister C V Vigneswaran Fantastic Speech in US Puts Many Tamil Leaders to Shame. https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=39&v=i26-OCm0frM

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            Dear Anpu,

            Should we continue to judge our politicians by the fantastic speeches they make? We have had enough and more speeches over several decades. After Sir. P. Ramanathan , Sir.P. Arunachalam and Alfred Duraiappa, did we have any leaders who did anything tangible? VP was a good organiser and resource builder. However, his talents were wasted on a futile and murderous endeavour. Of course, the men who led the Hindu Board ( Balasingam) and the Cooperative movement ( Veerasingham) did monumental deeds for our community . Those substantial achievements stand nullified today.

            What has Wigneswaran done in the past two years as CM, to make an impact on a war-battered Tamil community? Has he at least endeavoured to educate the public on the scourges- internal factors- that are destroying them from within? Does this require funding or support from the Central Givernment? What has he done about the water pollution issue? Has he at least kept us informed about developments and solutions available.

            Will he fight for the Jaffna river project and convince the TNA to include it as a demand in their forthcoming manifesto?

            Dr.RN

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              Dr RN,

              Thanks

              “Will he fight for the Jaffna river project and convince the TNA to include it as a demand in their forthcoming manifesto?”

              Why don’t you make an appointment to see CVW in person and put your views and ideas straight to him.

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                Dear Anpu,
                I met him once at the NPC building in Navatkuli. He recognised my name and indicated that he will contact me. It has not happened. There is no need however, for me to tell him my views . If he keeps his ear to the ground, he will hear the sound of the approaching cavalry- the problems of the people, The problems of the people will be obvious to the discerning and the solutions are once again not trips to the Mars. There are people in the north, who know more of both issues and solutions. I learn from them and synthesise what I learn with what I know.

                The concerns of our politicians, including Wigneswaran, are beyond politics- which is the concerns of the people and their affairs. They have personal ambitions, sponsors and benefactors. It is this agenda they pursue and make it sound the people’s. There is a major disconnect between the people and men like Wigneswaran, I had expected much from Wigneswaran and am utterly disappointed with his performance and ability to alienate even those who can help. I told Chandrakanthan ( Pillayan), when he was CM of the EP that he should be walking the corridors of the offices in Colombo, seeking assistance to get things done. I related to him the story of how as an undergraduate at Peradeniya, I begged from even beggars, to collect funds for the World University Service (WUS). Incidentally, I was rewarded with a chocolate cake for making the highest collection! Wigneswaran apparently has a serious attitude problem and from what I hear, from those who know him well, he lacks substance. This is reflecting in his performance.

                Dr.RN

                Dr.RN

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                  Dr RN,

                  Thanks. But I do not agree with what you have said.

                  Even the current president said he could not do anything when MR was in power. If he could not do what the TNA and Mr Wigneswaran can do.
                  I do not live in Sri Lanka. But still we care for the people in SL.

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              Anpu,

              A correction: —- Hindu Board ( Rajaratnam)—-

              Dr,RN

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            Dear Anpu,

            Further to my just posted response:

            As a young man in I think 1973, I heard a fantastic speech in English – in diction and substance- delivered by the Late M. Sivasithammbara in New York City. His height, build and booming voice lent much weight to his words. I was thrilled and proud that I was also a Tamil from Jaffna and Sri Lanka, like him. He made me proud.

            However, what did he achieve? What is his legacy for the Tamils? He was a good man no doubt- he stood tall even in character, among his contemporaries.

            What was lacking was the ability to get at least small things of a meaningful nature done for his people. Our politicians were all busy making speeches- some blood curdling- and, writing recommendation letters for appointments and transfers,. Alfred Duraiappa, had the vision and gave it form. His greatest achievements was to implement the scheme for septic toilets in Jaffna. As a consequence a whole caste that carried night soil found alternative employment. These are the type of achievements we need urgently. VP found it fit to murder such a man!

            Dr.RN

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              Dr RN,

              “However, what did he achieve?” Is it his FAULT?

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                Yes, he could have. He and others like him did not, because they were not practical men, who knew to identify problems , find solutions and implement them. They were all platform performers and being mostly lawyers, enjoyed quibbling and debates. In the Thevara- Thiruvasaga, they are described as ‘ Kaathi methi vaathaadum nool katriduvoer’.

                Dr.RN

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        Eelaventhan
        The Tamil situation is worse now. Why and how? First the LTTE made huge blunders and followed by the four party alliance, the TNA members now and they will continue to damage the Tamils rather than salvage them. Of course they will definitely benefit out of Tamil support. Time will tell

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    Eelaventhan is a man for all seasons no doubt.Take for instance,the name Eelaventhan.He adopted this name to launch a political career,whilst being an employee at the Central Bank.Actual name is Kanagendran.

    Reconciliation is a difficult task master.This cannot be achieved by waving the Magic wand.Sampanthans approach is mature and Eelaventhan should avoid his usual
    Bull in a Chinashop stand.

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    Dear Elaventhen, My dream and u r s same but how we can achieve is big question…go back u r land u will know y we r not achieve our dream…come back to me….

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      Mr Muthu, you cannot achieve your dream so long as more than 50+% Tamil speaking people live outside North and East. The primary job of TNA must be to make a concerted effort to get as least 75% of Tamil speaking people occupy North and East by encouraging them to move. Government must facilitate this by providing necessary land. Wingeshwsran, Sumathitharan, Hakim and Thondaman must show the way.
      Soma

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        soma

        “Mr Muthu, you cannot achieve your dream so long as more than 50+% Tamil speaking people live outside North and East.”

        If you have a problem with Tamils who live outside North East send them back whence they came as your racist state did to the hard working upcountry Tamils.

        “Government must facilitate this by providing necessary land. Wingeshwsran, Sumathitharan, Hakim and Thondaman must show the way.”

        The entire land is not only occupied by war criminals but increasingly colonised by people whose habitat is elsewhere. The system of provincial council is so weak even the chief ministers have to get permission from the centre if he/she wanted to use the toilets.

        There are million of things the state could and should do. Devolve more powers to the regions and agree on a hands off policy of non interference.

        Will you now go after the corrupt politicians, bureaucrats and the armed forces and force them to adapt a hands off policy on all nine provincial council?

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    A Disillusioned Eelaventhan

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      Disillusioned?

      Can you explain my darling?

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        dont darling me mate ….
        go and darling your Mahinda…
        he will also explain “Disillusioned.”

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          Rajash

          What I write comes from your heart and your stupid brain.

          So, all what you say against me and what I say against you is throwing mud on your own face.

          Mahinda is your saviour and as a result he is mine too.

          If I am a darling you too a darling of Mahinda.

          I am the inevitable consequence of your perverted and personality disorder and I am trying hard to replicate you.

          Kali for me means Kali for you too.

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            NIRMALAn”I am the inevitable consequence of …perverted and personality disorder ..”

            no wonder only people like you support MR

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              Rajash

              You are Mahinda’s lap dog and I am here to rightly portray you to the readers.

              It is synonym to a woman writing using man’s name.

              By now you should know who the writer is abusing your name.

              [Edited out]

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                go and get a life…not wasting my time with you

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                  ‘go and get a life’? Oh! my God, I am getting it to my fullest satisfaction. I see your ugly face in your writings every minute. It is exhilarating indeed. Like you, I am getting a life from it.

                  ‘not wasting my time with you’. Please don’t waste. My work is just a mirror image of what you are doing in these columns. It is really a porky pie-tasty and stomach filling.

                  You are such an ignoramus, sadistic and a venomous monster and it is time for you to get a life off these columns.

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    Mr Manic is a bit harsh on Vellala Sambandan who even has a signed a MOU with the Corporate LTTE in London headed by Surendran and the Reverend.

    It is true that PM Rudra and the International Cabinet have been a bit peeved.

    They got to understand that ITAK and GTF is a natural fit for obvious reasons, and the TNA supporters are happy..

    Mr Sambandan is still haven’t forgotten the ex Fighter Cadres and their supporters.

    Black Tigers were celebrated and honoured in the Jaffna Campus with Candle Lights only a couple of days ago..

    Mr Sambandan’s apprentice Abraham says it will be 20 seats this time for the TNA.

    That is 100 % increase .

    So they are cock sure of clean sweeping not only the North and the East, this time, but also are confident of scoring in the Elite Territory Colombo and Gampaha as well.

    Abraham must have done his computations well.

    And the 20 seats will be the whole Vellala population plus the Dalits as well.

    Still that would not work out to give the Vellala TNA 20 seats.

    Unless Abraham has counted the UNP Muslims and UNP Tamils as well.

    Because our Indian Origin Inhabitants wouldn’t know Sambnadan from a bar of soap..

    This raises the question , Has Mano Ganeshan signed a secret pact , sorry a MOU with Sambandan like Surendran did in London?…

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    Raw is more and most involved in Tamils of Eelam poitics and it will come same as Tamilnadu and Indian and MARA POLITICS. tHE indI OFFICE IN jAFFNA IS LOOKING AFTER iT. sERVINF THE BIG COMPANIes and their kins. All hero of Tamils are dead and it is easy to deal with the rest. Goondas and rapist will rein and roam Tamil areas. Indian and SL and 5* espionage working hard and tirelessly. Eelam Tamil culture is being raped and pestled. The whole world got together and directly fought VP. Still they are doing the un honest gunning things towards the genocide of Tamils. All the diaspora tamil would be assimilated. and a few may hang on to Hindi a culture believing it is Tamil culture.Give Trinco and Mankulam To yellowish bargain with them. The y will be the supper power in 20 yrs. Hindia can not hold together. . Atomic accident in Koodaloor will destroy Colombo and Eelam. north Indians are planning that . They will do any thing to overcome and subjugate and enslave Tamils.

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    Electorate allocation by TNA in north east. ITAK-23. Orters ( stooges of Delhi)- 21. Where are they going.

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    The January Presidential elections showed that Tamil votes matter and can make a difference. The TNA needs to show leadership by standing up and grabbing the opportunity for the Tamil people. The TNA needs to be united, principled and courageous enough to articulate a vision for the Tamil people and not determine policies on how palatable it is to non-Tamils. Do the two main southern parties considered Tamil voters when developing and implementing policies? have they ever?
    It maybe true that there are some convergences in the interests of the current government and the TNA, but until now, it appears the convergences are dictated by the government and not the TNA. This is the time for the TNA to be strong and courageous and not allow itself to be taken for granted by the government. The Tamil people deserve better.

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    Will the TNA include as the principle feature of its manifesto, the demand for the ‘Jaffna River’ project, expanded to include the diversion of Southern river waters to the Irranaimadu tank in Kilinochchi?

    The RIGHT TO WATER- QUANTITY AND QUALITY- is more important and critical right of the Tamils living in the Jaffna peninsula.

    Will the commentators in CT and civic groups demand this from the TNA?

    Mr.Eelaventhan, will you take up this cause?

    Dr.RN

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      Difficult not to wonder whether this new initiative of the Rajasingam is narrowly selfish or not!

      It was not long ago that the sibling wrote an article campaigning the Diaspora to gather together to protest EPDF’s land-grabs. Though at face value it seemed like a common cause and an altruistic move, it turned out that the call possibly came only because of a direct threat to the author’s (a foreign citizen) own property!

      Now I wonder if this present call may have something to do with a Rajasingham property that perhaps stands to benefit directly from improvements to Iranamadu tank!

      Oh – what a sordid web we weave?!

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        [Edited out]

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      Dr RN,

      You must be a mind reader! I thought earlier today that Jaffna and even the possible Chunnakam water problems have been totally forgotten by ALL parties and candidates.

      I do not know where our politicians live and from where their water comes from. Every time I brush my teeth acts as a reminder of brackish water.

      “Will the TNA include as the principle feature of its manifesto, the demand for the ‘Jaffna River’ project, expanded to include the diversion of Southern river waters to the Irranaimadu tank in Kilinochchi?”

      Not very likely. If they mention water I will be surprised.

      “The RIGHT TO WATER- QUANTITY AND QUALITY- is more important and critical right of the Tamils living in the Jaffna peninsula.”

      Water is one of the basic human rights according to the UN but a human right that does not interest our politicians.

      “Will the commentators in CT and civic groups demand this from the TNA?”

      On CT we can try but nobody will answer.

      “Mr.Eelaventhan, will you take up this cause?”

      Let us wait to see his reply.

      Have the results of different water studies in Chunnakam been published? I have not seen them but have been traveling a lot.

      Thank you very much for your comment.

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    • The TNA has won every election since 2009 except the Jaffna Municipal Council election held in the same year. Next time the TNA will make a clean sweep of JMC. The TNA enjoys solid support of our people inside and outside Ceylon. The GTF has already asked voters to cast their votes to TNA. In fact TNA’s popularity is on the rise. TNA obtained 43.85% of the votes polled in the 2010 parliamentary elections held for the Jaffna electoral district. This election was held within a year after the end of the war in May, 2009. The entire state machinery was used by Rajapaksa and Douglas Devananda and the army called the shots breathing over their shoulders. There was hardly any political space for people to exercise their franchise freely and without fear.

    In the Local Government elections held in 2011 the TNA polled 255,078 votes and secured 275 seats and won 32 local authorities. In the predominantly Northern province TNA won 190,625 votes (63%) securing 226 seats.

    In the 2012 elections held for Eastern Provincial Council the TNA secured 193,827 (30.59%) and 11 seats.
    In the 2013 elections held for Northern provincial Council the TNA polled 353,595 votes (78.48%) and secured 30 seats including the Chief Ministers’ post.

    It is clear as day light that TNA has been increasing its share of votes dramatically which gives the lie to the claim it has no mandate.
    The TNA under the able leadership of Sampanthan and his lieutenant Sumanthiran is taking measured steps towards a political solution. It is unfair to describe the principled stand of the TNA as submissive. TNA leaders do not engage themselves in empty rhetoric like Eelaventhan.

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    RN
    During the peace talks the water sharing was one of the main issue

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    THIS MAN EELAVENTHAN MAIRELLAVASAKAR IS A DOUBLE GAME MAN.[Edited out]

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    We are having this attitude since I was seven years old and now I am nearly seventy years old living in Malayan peninsula,here the Tamils have a different attitude and believe in getting along with the majority communities namely Malays and Chinese and infect they are doing very well indeed.Top civil servants,top doctors ,top engineers etc.In my opinion,we are worst off than 60 years ago in Sri Lanka.

    Pl.change the attitude and build confidence with the majority.After all the Sinhalese is a good majority to live with.For the sake of all the Tamils just build confidence just like Thondaman who set an example.

    It is a joke and in fact it is a big joke.India will not help to achieve your objectives.The cast is a big curse for the JAFFNA man.Another big curse is you have no trust in your leaders.All these while you haver had sensible leaders but now you have people like SAMBANDAN AYA and eminent lawyers like SUMANTHIRAN.Of course we had people good people like M.Thiruchelvam etc but we happily got rid of them.

    Pl.make a trip to MALAYSIA and Singapore and see how Tamils live.They have gone high enough like presidents,deputy prime minister etc.Of course if you write about instigating races,you will be behind bars.

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    Das.

    I do agree.But SriLankan Tamils are up against the Mahavamsa.The Holy Bible of the Sinhala.

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      Plato

      “I do agree.But SriLankan Tamils are up against the Mahavamsa.The Holy Bible of the Sinhala.”

      Some say it is the constitution of this island, a sacred cow perhaps.

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      Dear Plato,

      Mahavamsa is not the problem but Greed of Tamil politicians is.

      The Tamils bash the Mahavamsa but they are also the people who refer to it most.

      Here is a description of the Tamil psych from a Tamil.

      Professor Tambia’s analysis is that social upbringing, experience of social dominance; Hinduism and caste supremacy made the Jaffna Tamil feel superior to that of the Sinhalese. The Tamils, ‘whose experience of social dominance in their own region and whose sense of greater “orthodoxy” and “orthopraxy” in matters of castes and religious observances made it impossible for them to accept a position of subordination in a polity composed of a Sinhalese majority, who by their standards were inferior in their purity of customs, inferior in talent, and had no historical claim to rule or encompass them (see The Rise of Tamil Separatism in Sri Lanka: From Communalism to Secession By Gnanapala Welhengama, Nirmala Pillai)

      The problem started in Gal Oya where Tamil Politicos made claims to the East which was never under Tamil rule (see Thambaiya, Indrapala or the Dutch maps I referred to in my previous posts on the subject). It always had a mixed population because Kotiar, Trinco and Baticoloa where the principal ports of the Kandyan Kingdom.

      Then they annexed the Muslims to inflate numbers in the East. Tamil ethnicity became Tamil speaking!!!

      Forefathers of the Moors are Arab while forefathers of the Sinhalese include Tamils.

      Tamil Habitation was not contiguous hence they seized the opportunity provided by the British Admin divisions of the provinces to claim contiguity.

      The claim made for a Contiguous Tamil Historical Homeland is a Patch Work Quilt of the old and the new. It cannot stand up to critical inquiry. Simply, the population of the Tamils in the 1500s is hopelessly insufficient to inhabit the territory claimed. The obvious reason is that the Habitation was Not contiguous and localized amongst clusters widely separated by inhabited Jungle.

      Chelva first tried to inflate the numbers by wooing the Indian Tamils. He approached CWC leader Thondaman but failed (see Thonda’s auto biography). Then he approached Aziz and failed again. Then he established trade unions competing with Thonda and Aziz to get hold of the workers directly.

      Then he tried to win the Moors in the East without much success. Moors crossed over to the governing parties after winning. The Moors knew that they will be dominated by the High Cast Tamils in any Tamil Arusu (here Tamil refers to the ethnicity not language). The Moors also had bitter conflicts with the Tamils since mid 19 century (see The Rise of Tamil Separatism in Sri Lanka: From Communalism to Secession By Gnanapala Welhengama, Nirmala Pillai)

      Kind Regards,
      OTC

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    Tamils are distributed in every country around the Indian Ocean: in Ceylon, Burma, Malaya, Singapore and in the Andaman and Nicobar islands.

    They have the better living conditions than in Tamilnadu.

    Because of their tribalism and casteism, they can not live in harmony with the majority as well as the other Tamils.

    The best solution is to destroy their only uniting link Tamil.

    Sri lankan Tamils are also highly mixed; people came from Kerala, Burma, Malaysia, Singapore etc., etc.

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    Jim softy.

    In the wee hours of the morning or mid-night of the 8th of July your mind has strayed into the realms of fantasy!
    Could you kindly elaborate how it would be possible to destroy that uniting link
    Tamil?

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    An excellent article. Really does question the purpose of the TNA and clearly it may be time for new Tamil leadership.

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