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Chandrika Inclusive, Whom Have We Tamils Spared?

By S. Sivathasan –

S. Sivathasan

S. Sivathasan

Jiddu Krishnamurthy said in arresting words “Everyone is good at making morals for others”. Yes we Tamils are best at it. That’s our forte. Do we ask for a moment are we so impeccable as to cast the first stone? So innocent as to ward off the guillotine if it comes to our neck? Is it not time to realize that we have unlocked horns for now and earned a respite to search for fresh pastures? Instead we engage in levity. With no thought we use the same brush on everyone.

Imperatives of Power 

Handling the state apparatus is serious business. Plekhanov said some 90 years ago, we talk of revolution but our hands shiver at the thought of touching power. He said this complimenting Lenin for his success. A revolution was not a tea party for Mao. It was so for the peaceful revolution in Ceylon and Tamils faced ’56 and ’58. With Sihanouk’s tolerance a third of Cambodia perished. Taking a lesson, Premadasa and Ranjan Wijeratne saved  SL polity from a Pol Pot in 1989.

Kumaratunga photographed after the LTTE suide attack

Kumaratunga photographed after the LTTE suide attack

Patel, Deputy PM and in charge of Home Ministry stumbled across Manekshaw in Calcutta in 1947. After a brief discussion he asked M how many should he shoot to bring the situation under control.  Answer was 1000. Order was shoot 2000 and bring the situation under control. Result was 6 were injured. Rajaji would have said, ”conquer with love” as he said for Goa in 1948 or so. Lee Quan Yew with communist unrest internally in the mid-sixties and threat of infiltration from Malaysia and Indonesia insulated Singapore with an iron hand. Not everybody had that wisdom.

The above is the stuff of which governance is made. A strange amalgam of resolve and sagacity. It is difficult to think of Deng’s reforms and today’s China without the showdown at Tien An Men Square. An accused at Nuremberg said in defense that he did what he did “To prevent worse things happening”. Being wise in retrospect is the most facile recourse. Chandrika never had the option of inaction and wise crack or subsequent gloat or remorse.

TGTE and Chandrika

Now with precipitate action by a Tamil body, the one and only Head of State in the world, a daughter of Prime Ministerial parentage is being arraigned before global view. The Tamils I talked to are simply wild with rage at this action of their compatriots. The deed is done and there is neither retrieval nor damage control. Many are not with us, the most prominent being Rajiv Gandhi. Quite a few had the lamp of life extinguished with a wave of the Tamil hand. The President of the country being one among them. Collective retribution has visited us and the grip shows no signs of loosening. Are there efforts at mitigation? Not in sight at least to me. Assassination is heinous. No less when aimed at character. It is here that we have to rise to the last individual in disavowal of TGTE action already done.

Personal Association

What I am privy to I seldom or never make public. Yet if doing so can absolve a personage of a possible slur, it becomes necessary. About ten years ago President Chandrika told me that, whatever the harm done to her and the loss of one eye, she bears no ill will towards those who did it. May be that I have grown spiritually, never to mind it. I shall strive to do my best towards amity. On another occasion she recalled the events of Tiger Friday, July 1983. Kumarathunga and she were on Galle Road, Kollupitiya laboring to rescue Tamils caught up in the throes of death, between fire and dagger. Some miscreants asked them aggressively are you honda Sinhala (good Sinhalese). She answered api honda Sinhala (we are good Sinhalese) and continued with their operations. Why should both of them have braved a difficult situation? I can assert without a shadow of doubt that she was totally above ethnic limitations. Dudley and she were  a category apart. In both of them, it is true performance did not always match intentions and professions.

Our Condition

We Tamils are constantly beaten into submission, continuously remain submerged and rarely raise our heads above water. When the last one happens, members of the same kind push the head down. When Provincial Council elections were announced, PC became useless and a cry for boycott arose as a category of political wisdom. The nomination of CV Wigneswaran brought forth venomous criticism from a somnolent diaspora. In the process TNA leader too was not spared. The prospect of victory at Geneva prompted a Tamil team to be in place to oppose the authentic spokesmen of the Tamils. Our miserable history is, when butter churns, the pot crumbles.

At this point of time a favourable political climate is developing in India with the ruling party getting a decisive majority. It has the basis to act with strength and resolution. The NPC in tune with the pulse of the people is already in place. TNA the accepted leadership of the Tamils has the mandate to negotiate. What is discordant for political progress and ethnic peace is the current regime. That too is on the threshold of change. A winnable common candidate to garner votes from unlikely quarters is Chandrika. What is said is not a discovery but a commonplace. TGTE disturbing this equation is unfortunate. Is it with due thought that Chandrika’s name is being befouled? Do the Tamil segments with votes endorse this step? Definitely not. When the Tamil polity is ready for fruitful talks with India let not our side spoil the atmosphere by antagonizing our likely benefactor.

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    There is nobody destroyed Tamils like the team Chandrika- Kathirkamar. Chandrika and Kathirkamar both received rewards from Royal Family for their services. So saying only LTTE hurt Chandrika is little over doing. Chandriaka escaped from LTTE (and Royal Family)and living, but Kathirkamar could not escape from Royal Family. Entire international countries turned against Tamils because of these two people. America refused visa to Sampanathar even for a private occasion because of these two. Is any nobody denying the what TGTE is listing as her war crime? Then they should talk about it directly rather than beating around the bush.

    I tell something. I was in Kottahena 1983 in a Tamil man house. We know the guy who came in in the daytime. He bragged about him for an hour and was guaranteeing that nobody can touch his Tamil friends in Kottahena. So, got the point and by the evening we left the house. Next morning it was burned down. 1977 the experience was different. We know the neighborhood was not safe. We were leaving the house. The old Sinhalese man who is owner came and told, if we leave it was a shame for him. We did leave. When we returned after one month we came to know that the thugs had entered the house and push the old man down and had searched the house. Then we decide to move out of the place. We gave notice to the old man. He got mad. He yelled at us that did not have any respect that is why we were doing like that. We know how nice he was. But we have to leave. He did not talk to us after that until we left. On the day of leaving, he changed his mind and came and helped in packing. At our van’s departure he came and wished us saying where ever you go to be happy.

    We know who is Chandrika. We know who is Kathirkamar.

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    Naming Chandrika Kumarathunga in the list of war criminals along with Gotabaya and MR by the TGTE will only add to the joy of the REGIME as their main fear of her becoming a common candidate and garner Tamil votes can be sabotaged. It looks like the TGTE is in the payroll of the REGIME. The Tamils in SL I am sure will be angered by this move. Also the non racist Sinhalese will be put against the Tamils. Some ones bright political strategy to keep the rajapakses in power.

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      Sunila,

      Realistically speaking, I think in a perverse way, it will help CBK in the South. Because CBK can only win in the South if she is successful in reminding Sinhalese her own toughness toward the LTTE. The loss of her eye and now the inclusion on this list by TGTE can be used to advantage in swaying hardliners among the Sinhalese.

      As for Tamil voters within SL, they don’t know anything about TGTE. It is limited to a small section of the diaspora. The TNA will keep its distance from the TGTE and will at least indirectly signal to the people to vote for the common opposition candidate. So if CBK contests, this might in fact help her.

      Tamil nationalists should look at the South realistically and recognize that it will be impossible to find any Sinhalese leader who can win in the South (Ranil can’t at this time) who would at the same time be more liberal toward Tamil rights than CBK. Unless someone fresh comes up and creates a wave, which is highly unlikely at this juncture, it is the reality.

      And speaking of real war crimes, I think the real hawk in the CBK regime was her uncle Anuruddha Ratwatte. The Bindunuwewa massacre of LTTE child soldier-prisoners happened under his watch. There was a church bombing in Navaly. A massacre of Muslims in Udathalawinna. It was said that his family was responsible for Kumar Ponnambalam’s murder. CBK probably simply covered up for his uncle. Regardless, that murder in itself, though a crime that needs to be accounted for, is not a war crime.

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    The LTTE rump calling anyone a war criminal is a joke in itself but to include CBK in the list is a monstrous offence.As Sivathasan rightly says the Tamil leadership has been consistently foolish in its many judgements which reached a cilamax in the work of the LTTE and its overseas funders and absentee warriors.
    If they want to help the Tamils in Sri Lanka — as opposed to those who live in LONDON and NY and Toronto etc– it will be best if they disband and keep quiet and follow their lucrative careers and leave the Tamils in the island to solve their own problems.As the old saying goes”We can fight our enemies,but God save us from our frinds”

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    Mr. Sivathsan,

    I concur with the title and theme of your article. We Tamils must also look inwards and do some soul-searching. Truth, is absolute and that is what we call our God. It cannot be a relative concept to favour or damn one party or the other. We (the Tamils) may have been the victims to a larger extent, but we have also been the aggressor many a time. This is the truth. We should accept this reality without trying to blame only others always. Using the words ‘War Crimes’ without understanding what it implies and its consequences also is a serious crime.

    Every act of terror committed by the LTTE has been chronicled and broadcast in the Sinhala media with lengthy reports, commentaries and gruesome/ pathetic photographs. Whereas, the acts of terror tolerated and most times orchestrated by the government against the Tamils have not received the same degree of publicity. The Sinhala masses and even the so-called educated have been kept in the dark deliberately. The same accusation can be leveled at the LTTE propaganda machine and the Tamil media. Both the Tamils and Sinhalese have been reared on lies and exaggerations of one sort or other for almost three overlapping generations. A wide range of comments in CT reflect this situation and focus on ‘ Why not I do it because you have done worse’ syndrome. We are yet competing to out do each other in evilness.

    This situation has to be confronted and dealt with by the Sinhalese and Tamils. The process of naming war criminals, who fit our own perception of what a war crime is, has come into the public domain. War crimes are very dirty underwear that deserve to be washed in public. However, let us be wise and sensible in naming persons. Chandrika Kumaratunge, whatever her deficiencies were, cannot be called a war criminal. She is the only Sinhala leader who tried and failed reverse the tide. She is probably the only leader living, who many hope can reverse the current rot in our country.

    Further, the Tamil war criminals cannot be excluded from the list, because most of them are dead now. Their despicable decisions and deeds must be recorded for posterity. The Tamil war criminals, under the guise of liberators, have done deeper and probably never healing damage to the Tamil community. This undeniable fact has to be recognized. Their bestiality also matches the worst mankind has seen in its remembered history.

    The naming of war-criminals should definitely involve a lot of soul-searching and cannot be a frivelous exercise, a subject of perverse wit, ignorance or personal angst.

    I venture here to ask Rudrakumaran, the criteria by which he exempts himself from the list? Did he not advice VP that international help was imminent, during the terminal stages of the war? Did this ethereal advice result in the death of a large number of civilians? Does this not qualify as a war crime? Goebbels, Hitler’s Probaganda Minister was equally a war criminal as Hitler and the men who wore the uniform of the Nazi war machine! Anton Balasingham, who proudly proclaimed that they were terrorists and can wreak havoc wherever they want in Sri Lanka, a year or two before is death, also qualifies to be a war criminal, in my estimate.

    The ‘name and shame’ exercise we are embarking, cannot be one sided. It should involve both adversaries in the conflict and be focused to fit the internationally accepted definition and criteria of what a war crime is. This is what the 2013 UNHRC resolution on Sri Lanka demands.

    Dr.Rajasingham Narendran

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      what about your brother?

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        sach

        “what about your brother?”

        His brother is not available, he is already married.

        I do understand how frustrated you are.

        Please try Jim Softy, Abhaya, Banda, Mechanic, Thondamanaru, Navin, Hela, Ram, Maveeran, Ravi Perera, Weerawansa …….

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          I understand you cant come up with a proper and rational response. Calling others names and insulting others is the hallmark of losers.

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            sach

            “Calling others names and insulting others is the hallmark of losers.”

            Exactly, that is one reason as to why you must continue to review your typing before being posted on this forum.

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              I understand again nothing to say!

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        Looks like Sach [Edited out]

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      It was Rudrakumar and The Balasingam some of the official LTTE advisers who gave advise to accept bribes from the Rajapakse brothers (now in the Singhala war criminal lists) and boycott the Presidential elections to enable the Rajapakses to grab power.

      Those are serious crimes in the US when American citizens are involved with money dealing with a proscribed organization.

      If that was not done, Sri Lanka would not be facing War crimes allegations today by the IC, UN, UNHRC and USA.

      As far as Chandrika being a common candidate would unlikely happen. If she is happy to support the idea of the common candidate, she and Fonseka can support the candidate from the UNP. Whoever, that may be.
      Ranil, Karu or Sajith.
      Chandrika had her chances and for years screwed it up right royally. One was the dissolution of the UNP Parliament and sabotaging the Peace Process initiated by Ranil as much as possible, all the time being the commander in Chief. Her crimes against the Tamils is another very well documented evidence. But UNHRC would not be investigating her rule from 1994 to 2005.

      I cannot make public comments on the political process of what is going on in Colombo with the “common candidate issues” with the Buddhist monk, Chandrika or Fonseka. A few Tamils like the author or you might be voting for her or even the monk. Chandrika will never have the minority support. She will even loose in her own electorate of Attanagalla. Anyway, all this would be a mute point for discussion because Chandrika is not a presidential candidate.

      In 1983, Vijay was a very personable and fair on the Tamil issue. But not Chandrika. Her story of saving Tamils is one of her big yarns. That never happened, and Tamils must be stupid to believe such a damn lie. At that time two of Vijay’s closest friends were FYI, Maani Dhahanayake and Ossie Abeygoonesekera. Someone, can give my comments or to her or her London adviser (RP). Now he is living in Colombo.

      Anyway, Rudrakumar’s list is just a tit for tat joke especially after 5 years. There is no need to get all excited. However good luck to Rudrakumar and his TGTE. When Tamils take legal action against US citizens in US courts for War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity, then there will be some possible results. US courts has full jurisdiction.

      Donald Gnanakone
      Tamils For Justice.

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        !US courts has full jurisdiction. US courts has full jurisdiction. !!

        So what happened in the district court of Columbia in the trinco students matter??
        Ha ha head of state untouchable!

        Since the familial is sponsored by the US defence deptt nothing you wish is going to happen in the near future.

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        then all sri lankans must thank this rudrakumaran – if not LTTE will be still terrorizing -and no over 7% GDP growth for last 4 yrs. its his good karma now propelling him forward ?

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        I cannot make public comments on the political process of what is going on in Colombo with the “common candidate issues”

        Oh Dear!!!!here we have the best informant of Colombo politics.

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    Dr. R.N,

    It is true that name and shame exercise cannot be one sided. I think you agree there are two sides. So, War crimes committed by Sinhala side and war crimes committed by Tamil side. Sinhala side released a list of Tamil individuals and number of international Tamil organisations. Did you ask the government why they did not include Mahinda, Gota, and Chandrika? Do you think they have not committed war crimes? Sinhalese did not include any Sinhala war criminals.Now Tamils have released a list of Sinhala war criminals to balance both sides.
    Why don’t you prepare a list of all war criminals and publish them in CT?

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      Ajit,
      What the government did was silly and stupid. It did not merit a public response. I chuckled at the inability of an incompetent government to even identify the present addresses and places of birth of the individuals it was accusing! They did not even provide any specific cause for their accusation. It was a knee jerk reaction, as in the case of the high drama surrounding the ‘Gopi’ episode.

      However, when the Tamils emulate that stupidity and lose their equanimity in the process, I have every reason to be deeply concerned. We have paid a very high price for our own lack of foresight and wisdom in the past. The Tamils have to act with more intelligence and greater wisdom in the circumstances they are in, in view of their past experiences.

      Dr.RN

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    This is the best free kick the Eelaam PM has given our inhabitants.

    “War Crim” title bestowed on Chandrika by PM Rudrs has wiped her totally from the potential Common candidate list.

    LTTE proxy TNA which is a formidable partner of the selection committe surely can’t go against the elected PM of the TGTE.which represent the 800,000 Diaspora in the West.

    Specially considering the fact that Canadian sector not only advised the TNA Leader and his Deputy in Colombo, but also funded the election campaign which was conducted on a LTTE agenda.

    Had CBK got the nomination, ( she would have been an even money chance among the liliputs in the list) she would have pulled out a few SLFP fogies from the UPTA .

    Therefore , the inhabitants must appreciate this gesture from the Eelaa PM.

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      Likes of Chandrika and Ranil don’t know how to choose sides. For example LTTE and TNA boycotted the 2005 elections and made Ranil lose. We finally understood that Tamil Nationalists are not for peace but did it alienate Ranil? A war criminals list won’t alienate Chandrika either.

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        “We finally understood that Tamil Nationalists are not for peace but did it alienate Ranil?”

        Liberal one:

        Could put your question in another way? Or are you sure you it is Ranil? Are you talking about the guy who has lost 9 elections consecutively? Not even Municipalities in his hand.

        America blamed LTTE as it defeated him. But it worked with Chandrika secretly without he knows that. Right after King won the 2005 election America worked exclusively with King and Trashed Ranil completely. In 2010 again it trashed him made TNA to support Fonseka. Now Modi is power. America is not in good relationship with Modi. So Ranil has been invited for one month to teaching in America. But America will soon realize Ranil is not a candidate oppose Modi.

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    E N Gland – “Try and elect some Sinhala Parliamentarians to represent the Tamils in Jaffna and you will learn the truth.”

    First why should Tamils elect a Sinhalease to get his democratic rights?

    So thess Sinhala candiates from UNP, SLFP, JHU, JVP will travel by First Class Sleeping Berths in the “Yal Devi” in their three piece suits until the train reach Anuradhapura, then they will get into the traditional TAMIL Vetti and apply HNDU religious ashes on their forhead and alight in Jaffna and PRETEND to represent Tamils. Learn a few tamil words as well I suppose.

    Then they go to Colombo and then who ever lost the election will give the elctoral list to their goondas , to bash the Tamils for not voting for them.

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    To be fair by the Tamils, The LTTE war crimes and its atrocities on the Tamils too must be recorded and disclosed to the whole world.What happened to the militant groups who fought for the rights of the Tamils?How many ex LTTE leaders and members were killed by the LTTE? How many moderate leaders of the Tamils were assassinated by the LTTE? How many Tamil children were kidnapped by the LTTE to be trained as soldiers? Why was the LTTE banned in so many countries?
    Now the LTTE is gone. Resurrecting it will bring only more harm to the Tamils. What the Tamil leaders should do now is to strive to bring peace for the Tamils who continue to suffer under the military boot.They must tell the world how the Tamils are being oppressed by the rulers. The Tamil leaders and the Tamil diaspora should give priority to find a political solution that ensures peace security and human rights, and political rights of the Tamils.Innocent Tamil men women and children have been undergoing indescribable hardships since 1980. There should be an end to this. Naming Chandrika as a war criminal will not help in the least to minimise the sufferings of the Tamils.Why is Tamil diaspora attempting to distance friends of the Tamils? I think they want in their heart of heart no solution to the sufferings of the Tamils here because only then they can remain them and their families in Europe comfortably.That is why they want to resurrect the LTTE in Sri Lanka.

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    NV:I stand corrected. I meant to say “when the train crosses the bridge
    at Pallai into the North”
    Avis

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      Arul Sivapalan

      Fine.

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    Punchisngho:
    Well said and well argued and well written.

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      Why dont you ask Jarapassa to present him a laptop?

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    Sach – ” I don’t think Tamils are that poor in Jaffna. They were when war wasthere, now situation is good” really? you go and see in Jaffana. Dont just drive along A9 and get deceived by the bling bling. go in to the deep heartland of NE and see how people are suffering. I just returned after overseeing a private charity I am doing.

    Sach – “that people didn’t receive the dividends of peace” – again go deep in to Jaffana heartland and see for your self. They cant even grieve theie death. The full might of the army, nave and airforce was deployed to stop the Tamil people from remembering their loss ones.

    Sach – ” The remittances from diaspora were directed at LTTE not for people in SL and it is not a big deal as you think” – shows how What a stupid statement you are making…show how brain washed you are by the regime.

    I can go on and on shredding your arguments in to pieces. It will be wasted on you

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    Tamil losers can weep and howl again!

    Modi invited MR and no ministry for Jayalalitha!

    It had hit Vaiko like a thunderbolt!! Even better.

    More the merrier!

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      Fathima Fukushima,
      Go back to your mental hospital. Where is your Jim Nutty?

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    Dear Veddha and All Readers of CT,

    This is a reply to “Native Veddha’s” post at the link given below. “Native Veddha” questioned my integrity and honesty. Due to the importance of the contents towards an insight into the Ethnic Issue, I am placing my comment here and will be directing the attention of “Native Vaddha” to this post.

    https://www.colombotelegraph.com/index.php/chandrika-inclusive-whom-have-we-tamils-spared/comment-page-1/#comment- 1286657

    If the link fails please check Native Veddha, May 22, 2014 at 8:27 pm (its on page 1 of the comments)

    In the first place if you are indeed a Sri Lankan Citizen, you are no more native than me. Hence please dispense with the pretense, that you are relatively more Native to my motherland than I am (vide your oft repeated claims preceded by “My elders …..”).

    Now that both of us are firmly on mother earth, please take a very close and hard look at my comment that you are questioning. Do you see me claiming to QUOTE anything from my references? Have I used any quotation marks (“”), the word quote or the word extract within it? I don’t see any because I didn’t use any (I may make mistakes like any other human but I won’t deliberately Lie).

    I don’t mean to be rude but perhaps you need to see an ophthalmologist, if you or any of your supporters are seeing things.

    My references indicate the sources I have used to prepare my comment. When I quote from my references I use either quotation marks or the word quote or the word extract to indicate they are quotes, as is usual in English.

    You have got yourself mixed up.

    Now that we have put that out of the way, here is an extract from the “Hindu Organ” which perhaps now you know is an Anglo Tamil fortnightly newspaper, Owned, Published and Edited by Tamils.

    In 1939 the Hindu Organ carried a report with the headline “Mr. Ponnambalam’s N’pitiya speech” and beneath it the strap line: “Mr. Bandaranaike’s challenge.” (p. 4 – June 22, 1939)

    The editorial under the title “THE WRITING ON THE WALL”, was prophetic and said “….. A verbal bombshell dropped unwittingly by a Tamil politician at Nawalapitiya appears to have set the South on fire……. A slander against a community by an individual, though unintended, is inexcusable …… Communal differences, though there existed hardly any during the time of the last generation of leaders, have now been multiplied and intensified, thanks to the hot-heads and irresponsible talkers in the country who care more for the plaudits of the mob than for the welfare of the people. Ceylon today is seething with petty problems which have been created by thoughtless gas-bags, and which threaten to poison the peaceful conditions in the country….. Let us hope that wise statesmanship will prevail among leaders who should realize the imperative need for the welding of the communities into a Ceylonese Community for the political and economic salvation of the country. The writing on the wall is too clear to be ignored.”

    Please note that only the words between quotation marks are extracts from the Anglo Tamil Hindu Organ. The emphasis is mine and is used to underline the fact that BEFORE GGP’s speech in 1939 Communal Harmony existed in Lanka which was blown sky high when the FIRST communal riots of the 20th century, exploded on our soil, thanks to GGP’s Hate speech at Nawalapitiya.

    Thus Tamil Lawyer and Founder of the All Ceylon Tamil Congress became the Father of Racism of 20th Century Sri Lanka.

    Re your claims “As I mentioned earlier my Elders have access to both The Hindu Organ and Communal politics under the Donoughmore Constitution, 1931-1947, by Jane Russell…..My elders have gone through the entire book and they find no mention of GG Ponnampalam starting the riots nor do they found Ponna’s racism”

    There is an appropriate saying in Sinhala that describes the book learning that you claim, the gist of which is as follows.

    Keeping books under your pillow and sleeping on it wont help you to understand them

    Perhaps that is what you and your elders (who are obviously not Veddha) are doing. Instead of sleeping on them try reading them.

    Referring to Lanka Tamils she states “The Ceylon Tamils had no written document on the lines of the Mahavamsa to authenticate their singular and separate historical authority in Sri Lanka, a fact which Ceylon Tamil communalists found very irksome”. Page 131, Communal politics under the Donoughmore Constitution.

    Referring to GGP Dr Jane Russell states “He mistakenly believed the audience to consist entirely of Muslims and Indian Tamils and was therefor rash enough to claim that: “the greatest Sinhala kings were Tamils. The Tamils had an unparallelled history and an unequaled traditional culture” where as the Sinhalese were a nation formed by the hybridization of a small class of people from North India they were a nation of hybrids without a history” Page 148

    Referring to the Dutugemunu Elara story she has this to say

    “Ceylon Tamil agitators ? (as) an historical justification for the sense of grievance which they were so carefully nursing, and it was used to suggest that Sinhalese perfidy in the name of Sinhalese Buddhism would be the accepted practice in the future as well as in the past” page 154

    The Ethnic divide WAS CAREFULLY NURSED by the Racists amongst the Ceylon Tamils and today they keep blaming everyone and everything around them be it Sinhalese, the Buddhists, the Mahawamsa etc widening that ethnic gap more and more

    There were Riots in Lanka in 1871, 1923, 1929 and 1931. ALL of them were Tamil Tamil Riots. No other ethnicity was involved. The Mahavamsa existed, the Sinhalese and Buddhists existed but there were no Ethnic clashes for centuries only Tamil Tamil Riots! Exposes the Lie about the Mahavamsa, the Sinhalese and Buddhist being the cause of ethnic strife.

    On the Moderate Tamil reaction to GGP’s racism she states
    “the undoing of the Jaffna association and the Tamil communalist in Jaffna as there was an immediate and pronounced reaction among the liberals in Jaffna against G. G. Ponnambalam and the Jaffna association” Page 291

    On the Tamils and the Kandyan Sinhalese she has this to say
    “there is one community which has the greatest grievance and that is the Kandyans. The Tamils, putting forward more and more rapacious demands had very little consideration for the Kandyans. It is they who have real grievance”

    The Psyche of the Racist Tamils, such as GGP, is underlined by the phrase “the more and more RAPACIOUS DEMANDS”. Which in other words is worse than GREED it is AVARICE.

    There are many more such statements in Dr Jane Russell’s book which was the basis of her doctoral Thesis and the insight she has on Jaffna Tamils, has been gained by Living amongst them, not only by reading history.

    You should seriously start reading that book you keep under the pillow if you want to gain an unbiased insight into the Ethnic Issue.

    Re “I asked Banda and Mechanic the same question both conveniently ignored”

    I cannot answer for them, but perhaps they have learned that from you. You have questioned me before and after I responded you fell silent.

    I hope this time you will continue exchanging your views instead of falling silent after reading mine.

    Kind Regards,
    OTC

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      Off the Cuff

      “I cannot answer for them, but perhaps they have learned that from you.”

      Yes you cannot for yourself.

      Please refer to my questions and respond specifically.

      “In the first place if you are indeed a Sri Lankan Citizen, you are no more native than me.”

      Yes I am the real son of the land whereas you are the descendant of Kallthonies, I am not sure which part of India however I assume your ancestors were from South.

      “Hence please dispense with the pretense, that you are relatively more Native to my motherland than I am (vide your oft repeated claims preceded by “My elders …..”).”

      I am the native and you are a descendant of Kallthonies. I hope you understand the point I am trying to drive into your head.
      Your motherland is in India probably the old Eriveerar Pattinam. Please don’t make false claims as to your right to this land. Remember you are a descendant of Kallathonie.

      My Elders are my Elders not yours. Does it bother you?

      “You should seriously start reading that book you keep under the pillow if you want to gain an unbiased insight into the Ethnic Issue.”

      I have and you haven’t that is the saddest part of Sinhala speaking Demelas, such as yourself.

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        Dear NV,

        Re “Please refer to my questions and respond specifically”

        I have given you a detailed response but you have skipped the main part about the Hindu Organ and Dr Jane Russells book both of which you claimed to posses or have access and have picked the trivial parts to respond to. Even in that, you try to hoodwink the reader by truncating paragraphs.

        But if I were to give you simple answers

        Your Question
        “Could you quote the chapter and pages where it was quoted that “If you are looking for someone to blame, blame the Father of Racism in 20th Century Sri Lanka, Mr. GGP. He started the racist snowball.”

        Answer
        I did not quote ANYTHING from my references and I did not indicate that what I wrote were quotes. The absence of quotation marks, the word combination quote and unquote or the word combination Extract End extract. UNDERLINES that fact.

        You have come to an erroneous conclusion due to your ignorance.

        Question
        “Seriously state what those two publication say about GG Ponnampalam and the often quoted 1939 riots. Then give us the pages”

        Answer
        Detailed information including page numbers from The Hindu Organ and Dr Russell’s book was given in my previous post. But you have for reasons best known to you, avoided commenting on them.

        Question
        “Have you ever had the chance to read the book or Hindu Organ in your life time?”

        My detailed response to you quoting text and page numbers should provide any intelligent person the answer. But your inability to acknowledge them or contest them makes me wonder whether you were Lying to impress your audience by claiming that “My elders have gone through the entire book and they find no mention of GG Ponnampalam starting the riots nor do they found Ponna’s racism”

        Now you say “I have and you haven’t that is the saddest part of Sinhala speaking Demelas, such as yourself.”

        The extracts that I provided say that BOTH you and your Elders are Liars.

        Pretending to be a Veddha, pretending to own or have access to my references and Lying by stating that “My elders have gone through the entire book and they find no mention of GG Ponnampalam starting the riots nor do they found Ponna’s racism.” points to you being a Tamil speaking Demala attempting to white wash Tamil racism.

        I wonder why you were so confused by my references.
        Have you heard of or have used a reference library?
        As the name implies a person does reference there.

        When writing the researcher can either quote from the references or use them to write his own. I used them to write my own as any literate person would have realized.

        Listing references and quoting from references are not the same.
        I listed my references so that another interested person could access and read them.

        You miscalculated to assume I could not produce page numbers. After page numbers were given you are looking for a face saving way out.

        There is only ONE honorable way out. I doubt you have the integrity to take it.

        Kind Regards,
        OTC

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          Off the Cuff

          Now tell me in simple language whether you have read the entire book and Hindu organ and quote me whatever you want to quote showing Ponna did what you claim to have done.

          As a man with no sense of direction you may find my pointed questions bit difficult to deal with.

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            Dear NV,

            Re “Now tell me in simple language whether you have read the entire book and Hindu organ”

            What I have written in two consecutive posts addressed to you is SIMPLE ENGLISH (May 23, 2014 at 11:11 am and May 24, 2014 at 4:14 am). Even a Veddha with some ability to understand the language would have understood. But you are not one who has that ability as you by your own admission do your reading when you want to sleep.

            Perhaps that is why you saw “Red” when you read the word References and jumped into the foolish conclusion that a reference translates in to a quote.

            Next time, make sure, that you are “Wide Awake” when you read a comment and suppress your knee jerk reaction to display how smart you are, which instead, as in this exchange with me, has proved what an imbecile you are.

            Apparently, you have been using your pseudonym for so long that even you have started to believe that you are a real Veddha. The Sinhalese evolved in Lanka and did not come here from anywhere and Veddha is a distant parent of the Sinhalese. If you were not a fool you would have realised, that even today Veddha/Sinhala mixed progeny are alive and are evolving.

            Earlier you wanted me to quote what was relevant to show That GGP was the Father of Racism in modern Sri Lanka. Now that I have done it with many details, that you never in your wildest dreams thought that I possessed, you want to know whether I have read the WHOLE book and the WHOLE Hindu Organ!!!!!

            What a sorry pseudo intellectual you have turned out to be!!!

            Re “…and quote me whatever you want to quote showing Ponna did what you claim to have done.”

            If proof is needed that you are a Fool you have provided that in that sentence.

            Have my posts addressed to you fallen on your Blind Spot?

            Re “As a man with no sense of direction you may find my pointed questions bit difficult to deal with”

            Difficult to deal with?
            What do you think that I have done in the above two posts? You were so taken aback that you purposely AVOIDED addressing the Main Subject Matter and instead focused on trivialities and even truncated my paragraphs that referred to your ignominious retreats from debates.

            Veddha your arguments have been too PUNY for anyone who had facts in hand. Your on going exchange with Sach (May 23, 2014 at 12:10 pm) is a case in point.

            As for my direction, it is exposing people like you who play Jekyll and Hyde and try to fish in troubled waters. I do that with Factual references and logical argument that can withstand the tiny illogical darts the Separatists and the Jekylls and Hydes throw at them.

            As I predicted in my previous post, when I wrote, There is only ONE honorable way out. I doubt you have the integrity to take it, you have proven that you do not posses the humility and integrity to take the ONLY honourable way out of your ignominy.

            Like a Dog that has defecated on a Stone you are unsuccessfully looking to cover up your ignominy with irrelevancies.

            Kind Regards,
            OTC

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        after that thrashing u got from OTC maybe time to change your name to native nobody of little knowledge and no information and stop insulting veddha community who are such a gracious people. have u heard of term “veddi bana”? look it up when u have time

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    Dear Ramesh,

    Re “I do not have the time”

    I see that you are overworked by the volume of comments that you make on CT.

    Re “… to type in a word document and do a spell check and grammar check etc. I type as words come to my mind”

    As I have stated very clearly, in my post to you of May 21, 2014 at 6:34 pm in the following web page https://www.colombotelegraph.com/index.php/international-stakes-continue-to-rise-with-changes-next-door/comment-page-1/ I do not care about your grammar, spelling, format, etc.

    But I do care about your ability to understand what is written. You cannot discuss if you have issues with understanding the subject matter. I cannot discuss in Tamil with you as I do not know enough Tamil.

    Yet on 23 May (2 days later) you are still repeating the same thing.

    Do you have an insurmountable language comprehension issue or are you ducking issues on False pretexts.

    What are you doing?

    Ducking issues?

    Kind Regards,
    OTC

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    What constitutes a war crime in the modern context is defined in following presentation I have chosen to ‘ copy & paste’ in view of its relevance to the theme of this bogs and the comments it has attracted. If we do not understand the meaning of what constitutes a war crime, we will end up making accusations that are untenable and will only sling mud at individuals, whom we for one reason or other dislike or not agree with. A crime of crimes is a war crime and it should be treated as such and when we accuse someone of it, we have to be extremely cautious and deliberately circumspect.
    I hope the a Editor CT will permit the ‘cut and paste’ material that follows, to appear.

    “Legal Reference Law Topic LawFun Crime & Safety LawMuseum
    Duhaime.org Learn Law
    Current Section: Duhaime.org » Legal Dictionary
    War Crimes Legal Definition:
    Excessive brutality during war, in contravention of an international treaty or convention.
    Related Terms: Genocide , War , Crimes Against Humanity

    In Kadic v Karadzic (1995), Justice Newman of the US Court of Appeals wrote that the international law of war “was codified” and had “been ratified by more than 180 nations including the United States and … applies to conflict(s) not of an international character and binds each party (nation) to the conflict ….”

    He then deferred to §3(1) of the 1949 Geneva Convention for the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded and Sick in Armed Forces in the Field as a definition of war crimes, calling it “the most fundamental requirements of the law of war”:

    “Persons taking no active part in the hostilities, including members of armed forces who have laid down their arms and those placed hors de combat by sickness, wounds, detention, or any other cause, shall in all circumstances be treated humanely, without any adverse distinction founded on race, colour, religion or faith, sex, birth or wealth, or any other similar criteria.

    To this end, the following acts are and shall remain prohibited at any time and in any place whatsoever with respect to the above-mentioned persons: violence to life and person. in particular murder of all kinds, mutilation, cruel treatment and torture; taking of hostages; outrages upon personal dignity, in particular humiliating and degrading treatment; (and) the passing of sentences and the carrying out of executions without previous judgment pronounced by a regularly constituted court, affording all the judicial guarantees which are recognized as indispensable by civilized peoples.”

    Justice Newman added:

    “The liability of private individuals for committing war crimes has been recognized since World War I and was confirmed at Nuremberg after World War II.”

    The Rome Treaty of 1998-2002 creating the International Criminal Court defined war crimes at §8, at great length as is typical with treaties, and as follows:

    (a) Grave breaches of the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949, namely, any of the following acts against persons or property protected under the provisions of the relevant Geneva Convention:
    (i) Wilful killing;
    (ii) Torture or inhuman treatment, including biological experiments;
    (iii) Wilfully causing great suffering, or serious injury to body or health;
    (iv) Extensive destruction and appropriation of property, not justified by military necessity and carried out unlawfully and wantonly;
    (v) Compelling a prisoner of war or other protected person to serve in the forces of a hostile Power;
    (vi) Wilfully depriving a prisoner of war or other protected person of the rights of fair and regular trial;
    (vii) Unlawful deportation or transfer or unlawful confinement;
    (viii) Taking of hostages.
    (b) Other serious violations of the laws and customs applicable in international armed conflict, within the established framework of international law, namely, any of the following acts:
    (i) Intentionally directing attacks against the civilian population as such or against individual civilians not taking direct part in hostilities;
    (ii) Intentionally directing attacks against civilian objects, that is, objects which are not military objectives;
    (iii) Intentionally directing attacks against personnel, installations, material, units or vehicles involved in a humanitarian assistance or peacekeeping mission in accordance with the Charter of the United Nations, as long as they are entitled to the protection given to civilians or civilian objects under the international law of armed conflict;
    (iv) Intentionally launching an attack in the knowledge that such attack will cause incidental loss of life or injury to civilians or damage to civilian objects or widespread, long-term and severe damage to the natural environment which would be clearly excessive in relation to the concrete and direct overall military advantage anticipated;
    (v) Attacking or bombarding, by whatever means, towns, villages, dwellings or buildings which are undefended and which are not military objectives;
    (vi) Killing or wounding a combatant who, having laid down his arms or having no longer means of defence, has surrendered at discretion;
    (vii) Making improper use of a flag of truce, of the flag or of the military insignia and uniform of the enemy or of the United Nations, as well as of the distinctive emblems of the Geneva Conventions, resulting in death or serious personal injury;
    (viii) The transfer, directly or indirectly, by the Occupying Power of parts of its own civilian population into the territory it occupies, or the deportation or transfer of all or parts of the population of the occupied territory within or outside this territory;
    (ix) Intentionally directing attacks against buildings dedicated to religion, education, art, science or charitable purposes, historic monuments, hospitals and places where the sick and wounded are collected, provided they are not military objectives;
    (x) Subjecting persons who are in the power of an adverse party to physical mutilation or to medical or scientific experiments of any kind which are neither justified by the medical, dental or hospital treatment of the person concerned nor carried out in his or her interest, and which cause death to or seriously endanger the health of such person or persons;
    (xi) Killing or wounding treacherously individuals belonging to the hostile nation or army;
    (xii) Declaring that no quarter will be given;
    (xiii) Destroying or seizing the enemy’s property unless such destruction or seizure be imperatively demanded by the necessities of war;
    (xiv) Declaring abolished, suspended or inadmissible in a court of law the rights and actions of the nationals of the hostile party;
    (xv) Compelling the nationals of the hostile party to take part in the operations of war directed against their own country, even if they were in the belligerent’s service before the commencement of the war;
    (xvi) Pillaging a town or place, even when taken by assault;
    (xvii) Employing poison or poisoned weapons;
    (xviii) Employing asphyxiating, poisonous or other gases, and all analogous liquids, materials or devices;
    (xix) Employing bullets which expand or flatten easily in the human body, such as bullets with a hard envelope which does not entirely cover
    the core or is pierced with incisions;
    (xx) Employing weapons, projectiles and material and methods of warfare which are of a nature to cause superfluous injury or unnecessary suffering or which are inherently indiscriminate in violation of the international law of armed conflict, provided that such weapons, projectiles and material and methods of warfare are the subject of a comprehensive prohibition and are included in an annex to this Statute, by an amendment in accordance with the relevant provisions set forth in articles 121 and 123;
    (xxi) Committing outrages upon personal dignity, in particular humiliating and degrading treatment;
    (xxii) Committing rape, sexual slavery, enforced prostitution, forced pregnancy, as defined in article 7, paragraph 2 (f), enforced sterilization, or any other form of sexual violence also constituting a grave breach of the Geneva Conventions;
    (xxiii) Utilizing the presence of a civilian or other protected person to render certain points, areas or military forces immune from military operations;
    (xxiv) Intentionally directing attacks against buildings, material, medical units and transport, and personnel using the distinctive emblems of the Geneva Conventions in conformity with international law;
    (xxv) Intentionally using starvation of civilians as a method of warfare by depriving them of objects indispensable to their survival, including wilfully impeding relief supplies as provided for under the Geneva Conventions;
    (xxvi) Conscripting or enlisting children under the age of fifteen years into the national armed forces or using them to participate actively in hostilities.
    (c) In the case of an armed conflict not of an international character, serious violations of article 3 common to the four Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949, namely, any of the following acts committed against persons taking no active part in the hostilities, including members of armed forces who have laid down their arms and those placed hors de combat by
    sickness, wounds, detention or any other cause:
    (i) Violence to life and person, in particular murder of all kinds, mutilation, cruel treatment and torture;
    (ii) Committing outrages upon personal dignity, in particular humiliating and degrading treatment;
    (iii) Taking of hostages;
    (iv) The passing of sentences and the carrying out of executions without previous judgement pronounced by a regularly constituted
    court, affording all judicial guarantees which are generally recognized as indispensable.
    (….)

    (e) Other serious violations of the laws and customs applicable in armed conflicts not of an international character, within the established framework of international law, namely, any of the following acts:
    (i) Intentionally directing attacks against the civilian population as such or against individual civilians not taking direct part in hostilities;
    (ii) Intentionally directing attacks against buildings, material, medical units and transport, and personnel using the distinctive emblems of the Geneva Conventions in conformity with international law;
    (iii) Intentionally directing attacks against personnel, installations, material, units or vehicles involved in a humanitarian assistance or peacekeeping mission in accordance with the Charter of the United Nations, as long as they are entitled to the protection given to civilians or civilian objects under the international law of armed conflict;
    (iv) Intentionally directing attacks against buildings dedicated to religion, education, art, science or charitable purposes, historic monuments, hospitals and places where the sick and wounded are collected, provided they are not military objectives;
    (v) Pillaging a town or place, even when taken by assault;
    (vi) Committing rape, sexual slavery, enforced prostitution, forced pregnancy, as defined in article 7, paragraph 2 (f), enforced sterilization, and any other form of sexual violence also constituting a serious violation of article 3 common to the four Geneva Conventions;
    (vii) Conscripting or enlisting children under the age of fifteen years into armed forces or groups or using them to participate actively in hostilities;
    (viii) Ordering the displacement of the civilian population for reasons related to the conflict, unless the security of the civilians involved or imperative military reasons so demand;
    (ix) Killing or wounding treacherously a combatant adversary;
    (x) Declaring that no quarter will be given;
    (xi) Subjecting persons who are in the power of another party to the conflict to physical mutilation or to medical or scientific experiments of any kind which are neither justified by the medical, dental or hospital treatment of the person concerned nor carried out in his or her interest, and which cause death to or seriously endanger the health of such person or persons;
    (xii) Destroying or seizing the property of an adversary unless such destruction or seizure be imperatively demanded by the necessities of the conflict.”
    Canada’s Crimes Against Humanity and War Crimes Act, at Chapter 24, Statutes of Canada 2000, takes a more succinct approach:

    “war crime means an act or omission committed during an armed conflict that, at the time and in the place of its commission, constitutes a war crime according to customary international law or conventional international law applicable to armed conflicts, whether or not it constitutes a contravention of the law in force at the time and in the place of its commission.”

    References:
    Crimes Against Humanity and War Crimes Act, Statutes of anada 2000, Chapter 24
    Duhaime, Lloyd, International Law Dictionary
    Duhaime, Lloyd, Legal Definition of War
    Kadic v Karadzic 70 F. 3d 232 (United States Court of Appeal, 2nd Circuit, 1995); see also 74 F. 3d 377 (United States Court of Appeal, 2nd Circuit, 1996)
    Picture is of a girl at Auschwitz and, below, Nazi defendants at the Nuremberg Trial at which an ad hoc International Military Tribunal rendered judgment on the war crime indictments on October 1, 1946. Eleven defendants were given the death penalty, three were acquitted, three were given life imprisonment and four were given imprisonment ranging from 10 to 20 years.

    If any one of you is without sin, let him be the first to throw a stone.
    Duhaime Lawisms
    It has been said that, given enough time, ten thousand monkeys with typewriters would probably eventually replicate the collected works of William Shakespeare. Sadly, when human beings are let loose with computers and internet access, their work product does not necessarily compare favourably to the aforementioned monkeys with typewriters.
    Mr. Justice Fergus ODonnell in R. v. Duncan, 2013.”

    Dr. Rajasingham Narendran

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    This so called Dr. Rajasingham Narendran condemns every body. No exception.He also seem to have nothing else to do but write back to these online authors. He never misses to put his “Dr” title every time.it is a sad syndrome and needs a real doctor to cure him.

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      Dear Razeek,

      Dr Rajasingham Narendran is NOT a racist.

      He is one of the most moderate and sane Tamils that I have come across in a web forum.

      He is currently disillusioned by the govt’s handling of the ethnic issue. If you have read his experiences of ’83 and it’s aftermath you will understand why.

      He is one of a breed of RARE Tamils who has publicly Acknowledged the kindness and protection he received from the Sinhalese during ’83 when he and his family was attacked by Sinhalese political goons.

      The tens of thousands of other Tamils who were protected by the Sinhalese and the Burghers Keep Silent may be due to fear of their peers or ingratitude.

      People like him are the key to solving the ethnic issue.

      Kind Regards,
      OTC

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      Even Razeek will accept, while most bloggers in these pages indulge in drivel and wasting of time, Dr. RN makes a valuable contribution through his well researched comments and responses – usually supported by reliable evidence. Such a responsible citizen should be treated with consideration – if respect is outside your reach. Why shouldn’t he use the prefix Dr. that goes with his academic achievement? Come on, dear chap, get some culture into your system.

      R. Varathan

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    Tamils are weeping the invitation of MR.

    Before the election they talked big about BJP. Now not a whimper!

    Losers!

    MR insulted Viggie with an invite. How can Viggie go to the ceremony as he was NOT invited by Modi? There is no seat allocation for him.

    In short MR told Viggie, “you Tamil loser was not invited by Modi. But you can hide in my suitcase if you wish.”

    After the war MR offered Fonseka the job of secretary ministry of sports. Fonseka rejected it!

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    (About ten years ago President Chandrika told me that, whatever the harm done to her and the loss of one eye, she bears no ill will towards those who did it.

    A winnable common candidate to garner votes from unlikely quarters is Chandrika.)

    SIR,

    WHAT HAVE YOU DONE TO YOUR TAMIL COMMUNITY WHILE YOU WERE AN ADVISOR TO CHANDRIKA AND VARATHARAJA PERUMAAL?

    THIS ARTICLE LAY GOOD FOUNDATION, IN CASE CHANRIKA RE-ELECTED AS THE PRESIDENT FOR THE 3RD TIME. IN SUCH SITUATION, YOU EXPECT HER TO RE-APPOINT YOU AS ONE OF HER ADVISORS. GOOD THINKING.

    ONCE YOU GET THAT POSITION, WILL YOU CONTINUE TO WRITE ARTICLES LECTURING YOUR COMMUNITY?

    YOU ARE AN OPPORTUNIST.

    YOU ARE NOT QUALIFIED TO TALK NEITHER POLITICS NOR ADVISING THE READERS!

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      Ismail

      Mens sana in corpore sano

      Healthy mind in a healthy body

      At College no Prize Giving or Sports event was free of this quotation from the Chief Guest. Yet not everybody is privileged to develop it. Nor is age a barrier to strive for.

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      ISMAIL,
      WHY DO YOU CARE ABOUT TAMIL COMMUNITY? AREN’T YOU A MUSLIM LIKE FATHIMA FUKUSHIMA?

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    You have spared Piraphakaran and his fascist LTTE!

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    Sach-> “There is no industry that is maintained by tamils.”
    this one sentence of yours demonstrate your stupidity…do CT members need to read any more of your comments?

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      at Rajash,

      I understand my comments are a thorn in your ar$e. but yes tamils do not run any industry in SL. You overestimate yourselves. Running a few shops in a tamil neighbpurhood is not running an industry.

      The industries in SL are tourism, garments, software, plantations. All of these are dominated by SInhalese or Muslims. None of them have a strong tamil presence. Just because you guys close your shops catering for tamils, industry in SL dont stop. Rather your space will be filled by others.

      This is not early 80s.

      Between you proved my initial point, that I wanted to prove with Colombo tamils. Sri Lanka gives oppotunity and chance to develop themselves, what ever the ethnicity they come from!!!! reality which you hate.

      I can understand your inability to counterargue my points. But i am happy to give you a reality check!

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        “The industries in SL are tourism, garments, software, plantations. All of these are dominated by SInhalese or Muslims. None of them have a strong tamil presence.”

        You and your friends burnt down TAMIL business,…. – BLACK JULY

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        Sachs not at all . you are not a pain the arse.
        But you are talking through you arse

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          I see what you should be using when youre thinking is stuck in your ar$e and that is why you make silly excuses and run around, i ve won.

          Just give me a single reason why i am wrong.

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    Comments have crossed the 200th mark, but how many pertain to substantive issues? If relevant are less than 10%, does the fault lie in education or lack of discipline?

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      CHANAKYAN

      “does the fault lie in education or lack of discipline?”

      What education? What discipline.

      Here we release our day to day life pressure, 500 years of bottled up colonial anger,point out the fault of Tamils being the favourite boot licker of the Brits, how LTTE fought a just war, war crime that never happened, who is the first racist Ponna or Anagarika Dharmapala (the homeless one), virtues of ruling clan, Aryan Sinhala/Buddhist civilisation, we say all those learned scholars are just fools, we type, yell at each other,some bark, call names and accuse each other for lack of civility, some believe in beast/human ancestry, some deny being descendants of kallathonies, we have fantacists,we have few who are eligible to be fascists, distortionists,complete stupids, manufacturers of truth, historians who believe what they want to believe based on omissions, commissions, and most of the time blatant lies,

      Right what was your comment again?

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