24 September, 2020

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Events: Stop Discrimination On Colour, Language, Ethnicity And Caste!

Launching UK branch of Equal Rights Movement of Sri Lanka –

Stop discrimination on colour, language, ethnicity and caste!

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    It will be interesting to know on what passport this Sinhala radical, with a Tamil name, visits Ole Blighty. The objective appears to be chartering the way for the coming into being of both Sinhala and Tamil left-oriented youth in the Debacle of Asia. Not a bad idea at all with the challenge of changing Debacle into Miracle staring in the eyeballs.

    Senguttuvan

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      Sorry to say Singuttuvan your first sentence gives a little bit of racist tone. It is something disappointing coming from one like you. Whether it a Sinhala or Tamil radical, or Sinhala with a Tamil name, is it not objective that matters. If the objective is acceptable let us welcome otherwise condemn, but not the person’s colour, language, ethnicity or caste.

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      The man is a tamil. His real name is Premakumar Gunaratnam. His brother Ranjitham was killed by the SL military in the late 1980s while being a member of the JVP.

      I think his party is slowly overtaking the JVP in popularity in Sri Lanka, at least among the young Sinhalese and tamils, which is a good thing. The JVP is a Sinhala racist party and has to compete with other Sinhala racist parties such as the JHU and even the SLFP under Rajapaksa and has lost a lot of support lately.

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      FOR MAHAnaYAKAS AS A MATTER OF URGENCY.

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    Peratugami… stay where you are.
    Sri Lanka is out of bounce for you……….

    BTW what was the name that appeared in your passport that you used to enter Brittain?
    Afterall, UK entertained a person like you who had a history of using several passports under different names for travel….

    UK, Australia are in the same boat. Entertaining crooks.

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      dicky Bird says:

      “Afterall, UK entertained a person like you who had a history of using several passports under different names for travel….”

      Let me have a guess.

      KP, Colonel Karuna, Somawansa, all those Sinhala and Tamil asylum seekers who illegally entered UK and other European countries with an intention of becoming billionaires over night.

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        What about the well-known kudu man who too is in the UK seeking asylum?

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    The slogan on top says it all.
    If this is really achieved, many of our troubles will be over.
    But, in sri lanka,some are “more equal”, than others.
    Ole Blighty allows euch meetings,because it beleives in equal rights for all citizens.
    Gunarathnam was earlier ‘expelled’ from sri lanka for voicing the same slogan.
    In UK,his passport is immaterial, as long as he obeys its laws.
    In London Hyde Park’s Speakers Corner, speakers are allowed free expresssion – even to criticise the Royal Family, as long as proper language is used.
    If the listening crowd hackles the speaker,the policeman says “Please be quiet and allow the gentleman to speak”.

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      Sri Lankans have quite a lot to learn from Britain on freedom, liberty and justice.

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    Lankan Muslim and Piranha may please note I know something of this man and his Kegalle upbringing and history. His Tamil mother was a teacher. His record is nothing more than of a violent thug – with multiple murders not far away. There is nothing wrong in being Sinhalese but there is something terribly wrong in one having an established criminal record running to over 40 years – including serious passport and travel document frauds of a serious nature. Thinking Tamils will keep away from such “leaders”

    Senguttuvan

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      you are mistaken ?

      can you name any so called leaders who are not thugs or not supporting thuggery?????????????????.
      i think you have to be sure before you calling some body is a thug or tug.

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    Kumar has all the rights to speak. Recently he survived a Sri Lankan government sponsored abduction thanks to his Sinhalese wife’s [not care about color, ethnicity, religion etc. ] campaign in Australia to get him released. Please give him also some space as his party could become a third force in Sri Lanka one day by uniting like minded forces from south to the north which in turn might dilute the racist forces in Sri Lanka.
    Mary with malice towards none….

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    JVP is dead as a doorknob……….in Srilanka.

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    Yes, we haveing quite a lot to learn from Britain on freedom, liberty and justice. They came to Ceylon and robbed us, destroyed our water tanks, burned our paddy fields, killed our youth, raped our ladies, gave privilages to minorities, robbed our archeolical artifacts and took these to Britain, removed our valuble ola leaf manuscripts,
    removed our Kandyan Law from law books but strengthened the Thesawalami and Muslim law and divided the united Sri Lanka in to factions based on ethnic groups may be to teach us on freedom, liberty and justice!

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      This talk of exploitation, division, etc. by the British are all political platform stunts shown to people of Sri Lanka by the cunning local leaders, including the now dying old leftists, to promote their image and take leadership. The British did not tolerate communalism and communal riots. Whenever it happened they contained it and enforced the law equally and fairly. They gave us a good system of government, established universities, they developed the tea industry and other foreign exchange earning avenues. Now where are we still arousing communal differences even after the thirty-year blood shedding, now there is differences created among the majority community itself for the sake of controlling political power. Are we better off than we were under the British. They British provided food to the people even during the war when the costs were high. They continued this facility even after the war. This was removed by the UNP Govt. in 1952. Take the railways; how many miles have we extended even after sixty years. Now we are in a mess; socially, politically, economically, etc. etc. The whole system is coming down. It is only divinity that could save us from the serious calamity we are facing.

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        In referring to the food provided I missed the words ‘at subsidised prices’, that would mean that food items were provided at subsidised prices.

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      Hey kallathoni go back to india and learn your own language gaasgemba.

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        Wuliangguobinjiu says:

        “Hey kallathoni go back to india and learn your own language gaasgemba.”

        Kettle calling the pot black.

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        as far as the history i know even sinhalese came as kallathonis in fact atleast kallathonis were not asylum seekers unlike the vijaya who was sent away from his kingdom.i request sinhalese not only to visit bodh gaya as they normally but also visit odisha which is very close to bihar state which houses bodh gaya.odisha is the state from where vijaya started his journey hence native vedda is correct in calling you people pot calling the kettle black.why i am writing this is because the discussion should be focussed on issue rather than hitting below the belt.

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          If the word ‘kallathonis’ is referred to those who came to Sri Lanka from India it would be to those who ‘migrated’ from India to Sri Lanka. Migration is a natural phenomenon, whether it is legal or illegal. All beings; human, animal, birds, reptiles, insects, trees, plants, etc. etc. have at one time or another migrated from one land to another. So it could be concluded that all beings are ‘kallathonis’.

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            Lanka Muslim

            “So it could be concluded that all beings are ‘kallathonis’.”

            Not my people, my ancestors walked all the way to this land, now you call Sri Lanka.

            If all people are Kallathonies, why the Tamils and Sinhalese both address up country Tamils as Kallathonies?

            In fact the Sinhalese address the Muslims as Marakalayas.

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    can someone explain

    1) Premakumar Gunaratnam said that he was abducted with Dimuthu Atigala what happened to that investigation ?

    Some people say that he was in a rest house with Dimuthu and this abduction story was a fake and created for publicity purposes

    2) Premakumar Gunaratnam said that he was sexually abused while he was held by the captives. How can a leader who could not save his back brings liberation to other people ?

    Did he say that sexual abuse story to get sympathy from the Australian government and not to terminate his refugee claim in AU ?

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      So u mean the victim is to be blamed!!!!..

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    Piranha notes “Ranjitham was killed by the military” This belies the real truth where Ranjith was leading a few other mislead armed youth to attack an SLA camp and was killed in the counter-fire.

    Senguttuvan

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    I hope more Sri Lankans know of the history of the country as Lanka
    Muslim does. They pulled us from medieval life and introduced us into 19th century modernity. If the British did not come our way we probably will be ruled with savages like Kudu Mervin and the like tying up those who disagree with him to trees. Years ago, I was with
    UKHC David Gladstone in a function of the Ministry of Plantations and, in the course of the conversation, re-assured him there are many Lankans who also feel grateful to the British for many of the good they have also done to the country. The learned man smiled and said, in line with the occasion that day “I am glad you have not blamed us for inventing the Coconut” Sarcasm it was – but there is much truth in it too.

    Senguttuvan

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      Senguttuvan

      ““I am glad you have not blamed us for inventing the Coconut”

      It was a great Arya, Sinhala/Buddhist invention.

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      iss i am a great fan of your writing.keep it up.

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    The Frontline Socialist Party was by products of Originial JVP-anarchist outfit.Its pratice of terrorism since 1965 May, the Founded by JVP’s under the PND Wijeweera, alies Rohana, alies Attnayake.
    JVP in politics by productes of anarchist of Uneven and backward of weak Capitalism in Sri lankan. Lenin said…”No one will venture to deny that the INTELLIGENTSIA,AS A SPECIAL STRATUM of modern capitalist society,is characterzed,by and large.PRECISELY BY INDIVIDUALISM and incapactive for discipline and orginization,…This incidentally is a feature which unfavorably distinguished this social stratuam from the PROLETARIAT; it is one ot the reason for the flabbiness and instability of the intellectual,which the proletrarites so often feels;and this trait of Intelligentsia is intimately bound up with its costomary mode of LIFE,its mode of EARNING A LIVEHOOD,which in a great many respect approxmates to the PETTY-BOURGEOIS MODE OF EXISTENCE.”(selected work in Three Volumes I 293)
    In all round way JVP and FSP are petty-bourgeois, and politically anarchist tendency.Mao said..”But liberalism rejects ideloogiacl struggle and stand for UNPRINCIPLE peace,thus giving rise to a decadent,Philistine attiude and bring about political degeneration in certain unites ..”
    JVP and FSP is not true revoluatonary Party of Masses of Sri lanka.
    Mao once said ..” as far as social movement are concern,true revoilutionary leadsrs must not only be good at correcting their ideas,theories,plans or programe when errors are discovered..but when a certain objective process had already progressed and changeed form one STAGE OF DVELOEMENT TO ANOTHER, they must also be good at making and all thier fellow-revolutionaries progress and change in thier subjecative knowledge along with it,that is to say,they must ensure that the proposed new revolutionary task and NEW WORKING PROGRAMS CORRESPOND TO THE NEW CHANGES IN THE SITIUATION..’Is FSP having such vision of future Programe for Sri Lanka? FSP is No at all,they are petty-bourgeoise adventuries praticing anti-democartic revolutionaries of Gun point culture of terrorism.
    In last Mao said”..if there were no contradication in the party and no ideological struggle to resolve them, the life of Party would come to an end..”
    JVP and FSP has come END her mission , play destrucative role of ANARCHIST POLITICS IN among working class SRI LANKA , since 1965.

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    This guy may bear a Tamil name and a son of a Tamil mother but he aligned with an anti-Tamil party that opposed even the little devolution the Sri Lankan state was prepared to give to the Tamils. He joined hands with the Tigers in fighting the Indian Peace Keeping Force.No doubt he is a murderer.

    Now that he has been disowned by his own JVP and thrown out from Sri Lanka he is once again joining hands with the pro-LIIE elements in London that are committed to destabilise Sri Lanka. Pro-LTTE elements always look for guys who are very well known among the Sinhalese as show pieces. In Australia, LTTE front organisations happily exibit Dr Brian Seneviratne on their platforms as the Sinhalese championing the cause of the SL Tamils. Now this London based Tamil organisation is doing the same thing is exibiting this anti-Tamil on their platform.

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    Tamils are too chauvinistic racists to fall in to this halfcast, halfbake scumbag.

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    Leela.Kumar may be half caste.What fraction do you claim to be 1/100 or 1/1000. The 100 and 1000 represent the guys who slept with your biological mother

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      Capucine,
      I am sorry, I forgot to mention that my description of Gunaratnam was based on resume given by ISS here.
      Leela

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    one of enduring paradoxes about jvp has been that it is a marxist oriented organisation but champions sinhala chauvinism.i guess it is an oxymoron.how can ethnicity and class co exist.i feel that jvp is a product of confused sinhalese mindsetwhich does not know who is the enemy.were the tamils who were asking for equal rights or the sinhalese bourgeois who were milking the sinhalese masses.another point which has to be noted as iss noted premkumar gunarathnam is a tamil who was born and brought up in kandy i guess.kandy tamil objective has always been different from north east tamil.kandy tamil fight was for bread because he was being exploited by the plantation owners hence north east tamils struggle never found resonance in hills of kandy.but i would not blame kandy tamils for it because when their kinsmen were forcibly sent back to india i dont think north east tamils supported them.

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    As democractic Sri Lankan, who could seek secular nation not that base on cast,religion and ethanic origin, an opposing his or her policies and ideology.Our struggle in not that the narrow end of few handful social groupe,its looking more secular and diversified advance social system, ACCOMADATING all cultures, natioanlites, Religions and various school of THOUGHTS are accomodated by future system.
    Is not OLD Bouegeiosie Democracy,but NEW DEMOCRACY UNDER THE PEOPLE-ORGINATED OF MAJORITY MASSES WHO HAD BEEN SUFFTER FROM THAT THOUSANDS OF YEARS IN HISTORY OF CIVILIZATION.

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    Jagan Sriram – Kumar G’s parents, I believe, are of Jaffna Tamil stock
    who made Kegalle their home. The 2 sons, as we gather, came under the
    majority influence there and took to Sinhala. Absolutely nothing wrong there.

    As to Leela’s comments, I must declare I know nothing more of the Gunaratnams to produce a credible Resume on the secretive Kumar Mahattaya (who has come into the open in recent years) than what I have read in different sources. All I know is much of the JVP is not more than a ladder to scheming and opportunistic vernacular leftists from the bottom of the scale to dishonestly become millionaires fooling the ignorant rank and file e.g. Mahinda Wijesekera, Weerawansa and the like employing crass sycophancy and collusion with the corrupt as the only tool for upward mobility.

    Genuine leftist-Marxist politics died here with that of the seniors of the NM/Colvin area and the coming of greater justice to the working class globally as well as the arrival of the Open Market Economy.
    For the die hard leftists and critics, look at China and Russia today.
    Cuba too is turning the Corner leaving the mental and utterly unpredictable North Koreans alone.

    Senguttuvan

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    CT please upload the video after this event – thank you. ;)

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