16 October, 2021

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“I Have Sinhala Extremists And Religious Extremists In My Cabinet”: President

President Mahinda Rajapaksa in a widely publicised interview with the Al-Jazeera network yesterday admitted to having religious extremists and right wing extremists in his cabinet of ministers.

“Right wing extremists are there, religious extremists are there – the Tamils, the Sinhala, the Muslims – we have all these people in the cabinet. They are all working together and I have to manage them,” President Rajapaksa told an Interviewer from Al-Jazeera.

The reporter was asking the President about charges by UN high Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay that some of his Ministers had abused her and called her the Tamil Tigress in the UN. “Even one of your own brothers she says,” the reporter said.

“This is a democracy. Individual MPs, Ministers and officials can say anything they want,” the President replied.

Rajapaksa said he had the world’s only Trotskyite cabinet member in his cabinet.

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    “Right wing extremists are there, religious extremists are there – the Tamils, the Sinhala, the Muslims – we have all these people in the cabinet. They are all working together and I have to manage them,”
    If there is Federalism would it have happened. First having studied Law, the President should have known what is suitable for a country practising pluralism. the President should be aware that extremism will only lead to a failed State. By the way, are Wimal Weerawansa, Mervin Silva, etc recognized persons. Are these persons not a disgrace to Sri Lanka? Democracy does not mean persons of mean attitude should be given due importance. The world is laughing the conduct of the PSC. In a democracy will persons who have been found guilty in a court of law, be given undue importance. Should the law of the jungles be allowed to exist in a democratic country.

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      See how the Bugger proudly say that his Cabinet has Sinhala Extremists and Religious Extremists as if that is a qualification. His Cabinet is not only having Extremists, but Rapists, Murderers, Thugs and Hooligans as well. There isn’t a single Decent Person in his Cabinet or in his Govt. Afterall how can a Decent and a Honest person serve under him? when he Himself is the Biggest Liar, Rogue and Murderer in the Country? The Tsunami Hora who made use of Wambottas to come to power killing all Opposition Members and in the end used the Forces to dispose the Wambottas as well. Do not worry, His Karma will catch up with him very soon and every one will be able to see what will happen to him and his family.

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        Gamini, You and I are not smart, but I admire this guy ,he is the smartest politician in Srilanka history. He used other politicians including his his brother Gota to start a propaganda to create hatred against the minority. This was done systematically to get votes and these voters go and vote willy-nilly without knowing the consequences.
        I feel sorry for the next government who will take over from MR and siblings , they have to start paying the debts .MR and siblings have done their harvest and time for them to plan their private islands, Villas, Yachts ,Havana cigars and topless maids. Good luck Mr Smart who took the modayas for a ride.

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          Royston, there is nothing smart being a robber, rapist, cheat, murderer, etc.

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          You are absolutely correct!

          ““I Have Sinhala Extremists And Religious Extremists In My Cabinet”: President”; including himself!

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          Royston, you should have add that MaRa is the least knowledgable, least educated (Srimavo’and DSS’ education was much better than his) least smart, least decent, least mannered, ugliest leader ever came to power in Sri Lanka.
          He doesnt even know how to do a proper handshake. All he does is wearing a fake ugly trademark smile.

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        Gamini,
        This is why he is having a mega cabinet. Is this not a disgrace. What a colossal waste of money.

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    Mr.MR,

    Can you name the shame? Don’t pretend that you woke up from coma?

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    Sri Lankan minorities are always extremists. Mahinda Rajapaske has not mentioned it hid the fact.

    IT is HEla Jathika urumaya and not Sinhala Jathika Urumaya. Mahinda Rajapakse had not explained that. It is the Tamils only or Muslims only parties are extremist.

    HE should have used this as a platform to explain the reality.

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      Jim Softy,

      The Tamil only and Muslim only parties evolved because the mainstream SLFP and UNP parities turned out to be Sinhala Buddhist Only preference.

      The LSSP and CP sacrificed their principles of Egalitarianism and sold out to the Sinhala Buddhist Racist Parties.

      DeJa Vu…

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        Amarasiri,

        Well said……………

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        AMARASIRI:

        THAT IS NOT THE REASON.

        In a SINHALA MAJORITY COUNTRY, IF A TAMIL OR A MUSLIMS EXPECTS TO HEAD THE SLFP OR UNP, you should be out of mind.

        It is simply Tamil – Tribalism and Muslim – Fanaticism.

        Sinhala buddhists are TOO ACCOMMODATING. See how Tamils live in other countries.

        See how muslims treat other religions when they are the majority. When muslims don’t pay any attention to other believers why should they expect the expect the same from others.

        LISTEN TO WHAT RUSSIAN PRESIDENT PUTIN SAYS. MINORITIES SHOULD NOT QUESTION MAJORITY RIGHTS IN THE COUNTRY THAT THEY ARE LIVING.

        SEE HOW OBAMA IS LIVING. HE KNOWS HE IS FROM A MINORITY AND HE DID NOT GIVE ANYTHING SPECIFIC TO BLACKS. HE EVEN DID NOT VISIT THE DEEP SOUTH WHEN BLACKS WERE IN TROUBLE.

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          Jim Softly, minority rights does not mean taking over the country, you stupid. It means respecting the minority. When you run out of excuses to defend the Sinhala-Buddhist racists, you have the habit of pointing at anyone outside the SL to justify your bad behaviour. We can see that behaviour in children too. When a child does something wrong, he or she always point his brother or sister for starting the fight when confronted. GROW UP!

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            Goraka:
            What’s wrong with you? Do you think that an absolute MORON like JimPissa will understand a word of what you are trying to tell him? Better deliver the Gettysburg Address to a “Goo-Ibba” than waste your breath of this b…r!

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          This [Edited out]. He parrots the same stupid thing again and again as if the readers are dumb asses.

          Look at his reference, Putin is a criminal, a mass murderer like his Bolshevik fascist predecessors. All Atheistic Freemasonic agendas.

          Let me give one more info about why these JHU and Nationalistic defenders are always favour the fascist line of thinking:

          Burma’s Buddhist Pogroms
          by Angus Cargill

          http://www.trimondi.de/EN/Burma.htm

          In neighbouring Sri Lanka, a country which prides itself as having preserved one of the earliest and purest forms of Buddhism, even more bloodthirsty ethnic conflict with the Hindu Tamil minority led to massacres at the end of the civil war in 2009 which left at least 30,000 dead and, according to the Sri Lankan Catholic Bishop Joseph Rayappu, 146,679 unaccounted for. Sri Lankan Buddhist monks have been equally prominent in fanning the flames of ethnic and religious tension there, leading demonstrations in 2002 which prevented a peaceful settlement to the civil war, assassinating Prime Minister S.W.R.D Bandaranaike in 1959 for making concessions aimed at reconciliation with the Tamils (1), and most recently storming a mosque which they claimed was on ancestral Buddhist territory. The Japanese Zen Buddhist leadership, according to the Zen priest Brian Victoria, writing in “Buddhist Warfare,” a collection of essays published by the Oxford University Press in 2010, displayed “fervent if not fanatical support of Japanese militarism.” (2)

          The first formal European convert to Buddhism, Helena Blavatsky, who took Buddhist vows in Sri Lanka in 1880, was a rabid anti-Semite, translations of whose books were the first in Germany to bear the swastika, and whose Theosophical Society laid the foundations for the foundation of the Nazi Party in 1920. So what could the reason be for such vicious racially inspired violence breaking out in these three Buddhist countries, between them accounting for a substantial majority of Buddhist worshippers in the world today? Coincidence? Well, maybe, but consider a few thought-provoking facts. Early European Buddhists were almost exclusively anti-Semitic and deeply racist promoters of the myth of the “Aryan master race,” which they believed had followed a religion similar to Buddhism. The philosopher Schopenhauer, who was the first European to call himself a Buddhist as well as being a rabid and offensive anti-Semite, the anti-Semitic composer Wagner, even the SS leader Himmler were all serious students of Indian and Buddhist philosophy. The first formal European convert to Buddhism, Helena Blavatsky, who took Buddhist vows in Sri Lanka in 1920. Her protégé, Anagarika Dharmapala, was the chief ideologist of Sri Lankan nationalism, and in his writings and speeches preached a militant race theory that praised the “Aryan” Buddhist Sinhalese and denigrated the other races of Sri Lanka, including the “shylock-like” Muslims. From 1911 until the 1950s the “Island Hermitage” of German, Croatian and British monks in Sri Lanka was led by the German monk Nyanatiloka, who refused to ordain one of his fellow monks because he was Jewish and during wartime internment chose the “Fascist “ section of his prison camp over the “Democratic” section, and two of its prominent British members joined after reading the writings of the Italian fascist Julius Evola, another scholar of Buddhism, who was also a member of the SS research branch, the “Ahnenerbe.” The writings of the first European Buddhist monk, Allan Bennett, who was ordained in Burma, show a deep obsession with the racial aspects of Buddhism, but this connection with European racism seems to have borne even more sinister fruit in the 1930s with the rise of Burmese Nationalism. According to the German historian Hans Berndt Zoellner, U Saw, the third pre-independence Prime Minister of Burma from 1941-1942 , translated Hitler’s “Mein Kampf” into Burmese, and published it in his newspaper. The Austrian Professor Volker Zotz (3), who cites Zoellner, also quotes a saying popular in Burmese nationalist circles during World War II. “Germany and Japan, come safely to us, because you are of the Sakya race,” Sakya referring to the Buddha’s clan name.

          If the conflicts in Burma and Sri Lanka are set to continue the marriage made in hell between Asian Buddhism and European race theory, of which Nazi Germany was not the only, but by far the worst example, then they may be even more difficult to solve than we have thought up to now.

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      [Edited out] you are a Sinhala extremist!

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        You are a minority ass licker

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          He is a honest forthright man. Why did he not add “I also have
          kudu karays, drug-traffickers, murderers, extortionists, kidnappers, rapists, paedophiles, bribe kings, double-tongued chakravarthis in my Cabinet. That is democracy, No? You must have a little of everything, nedha? That is what Mr.Wilson Churchill, the founder of Parliament told, no?”

          Punnakku

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          You are a bump on Babaka’s Anal cavity. You dirty Singalis mug.

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      Jim Softly,
      Japanese Turning their restaurents and hotels to be Halal to attract Muslim travellers while Sri Lanka is turning back teh Rich Muslim Travellers. Moda Fuckers…

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    Plus many other unsavoury types, who are a disgrace and an unnecessary burden on the country. Unfortunately, to be in power the President needs them. To hell with the people and the country!

    In Tamil we have a proverb which translates as ‘ Even a calf that lives with the pigs will eat human waste’! I know who the pigs are, but am yet finding it difficult to identify the coprophagic calf or calves.

    Dr. Rajasingham Narendran

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      In view of your own past (and even recent) celebration of MR and the regime, and the grossly malevolent (intentional or otherwise) criticisms of the Diaspora I am tempted to suggest a mirror to spot the coprophagic calf!

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        You are spot on man. These are the individuals who have helped these Hoodlums to secure power in this country and now advicing how to rid them.

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          Why? Don’t they get the money flowing into their pockets?

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    Sr Lanka has too much democracy. That is why Sri Lankan minorities are too extremist and Sri Lankan journalists are too destructive.

    See how things operate in so called democratic countries.

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      Srilanka has too much demo crazy ? – this is the reason why Rajapaskehs kill tamils and sinahalese now through state army.

      It is the Rajapakshes who paved the way those extremists to breed easily.

      He has still been doing it – like meeharaka he responds to the questions raised by Aljaseera moderator, but his underground agendas are crystal clear to many those who can see things beyond their noses.

      Stupid masses will still stay deaf – as it is the case in southern and rural areas.

      He is proud of those poor peole naively voting him again and again. But his GRATITUDE towards the poor is unbelievable. Why not he bring price reductions at least for the most essential daily needs ?

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        I thought he returned the favour by eliminating taxes for Lamborghini cars. so now all poor people can now afford a Lamborghinis.
        :-)

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      That is why MR’s cabinet is full of extremist and racists.

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        MR is also running a country is full of Modayas, in addition to running a cabinet full of thugs and hooligans. See what Buddhism has done for the country.

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    Mr President what of the crooks murderous thugs LTTE terrorist and uneducated Doctors in your cabinet did you forget to mention them. Now that some thing to gloat about don’t you think so.

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    The President should go to school and learn English first.

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      This uneducated and uncultured rascal should have spoken in Sinhalese with the aid of a translator. He was lost for words and was puffing most of the time??

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        I meant “with the aid of an interpreter”.

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        After you mentioned it i had a look at the interview.His english is quite okay to me,but he is the best bluffer in srilanka.The reason you mention his face puffs up is when he is bluffing which is most of the time.When he gets a uncomfortable question his face falls initially,then he recovers and the face starts puffing and puffing as the bluffing intensifies.

        Reminds me of the puff adder.

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    Yes, you are both a Sinhala extremist and a religious extremist for not stopping these idiots causing trouble division in the country.

    Rajapaks’s answer was so idiotic. He is well aware what these extremists are doing to the minorities, the country in general and its international reputation and all he can say is that his cabinet consists of extremists. What is he doing about it?

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    Noah’s Arc. The Rajapaksa Arc.

    “Right wing extremists are there, religious extremists are there – the Tamils, the Sinhala, the Muslims – we have all these people in the cabinet. Rajapaksa said he had the world’s only Trotskyite cabinet member in his cabinet.”

    They are all working together and I have to manage them,”

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Noah's_Ark

    Noah’s Ark (Arabic: سفينة نوح‎; Hebrew: תיבת נח‎; Biblical Hebrew: Tevat Noaḥ) is the vessel in the Genesis flood narrative (Genesis chapters 6–9) by which the Patriarch Noah saves himself, his family, and a remnant of all the world’s animals when God decides to destroy the world because of humanity’s evil deeds.[1] God gives Noah detailed instructions for building the ark: it is to be of gopher wood, smeared inside and out with pitch, with three decks and internal compartments; it will be 300 cubits long, 50 wide, and 30 high; it will have a roof “finished to a cubit upward”, and an entrance on the side.[2]

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    This buruwa should finally learn to know that entire developed world is again his regime.

    This kind of interviews he could better give through an interpreter. That is how the french and other non-English speaking europeans work.

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    Today, we are living in a world where people cannot maintain individual ethnic views because the culture is getting mixed. Early in 1940s Martin Wickramasinghe could wright of Sinhala Buddhist Culture, Hindu flowery culture. Today, everything we perform as Buddhist ceremonies are Hindu, Mahayana Buddhist, and Christian. But any of these extremists do not believe, that they are living in a such a culturally complex culture. This situation create and maintain by the politicians. As much as the politicians are uneducated and narrow-minded, they would be opportunistic. In most of the countries in the world today, political leaders have something to be preserved, sustained and built in their countries. Americans do not see any big change during the two terms of Obama administration yet. Recent news told that 50% of foreign debts has been paid. It is not something find to the people quickly. In our countries, if there is anything can feel has happened, they all are in the lives of politicians, their families or henchmen as well. Common people should understand this reality and use the only power of vote they get in four or five years, as Northern Tamils did in the recent poll.

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    Today, we are living in a world where people cannot maintain individual ethnic views because the culture is getting mixed. Early in 1940s Martin Wickramasinghe could wright of Sinhala Buddhist Culture, Hindu flowery culture. Today, everything we perform as Buddhist ceremonies are Hindu, Mahayana Buddhist, or Christian. But any of these extremists do not believe that they are living in such a culturally complex world. This situation create and maintain by the politicians. As much as the politicians are uneducated and narrow-minded, they would be opportunistic. In most of the countries in the world today, political leaders have something to be preserved, sustained and built in their countries. Americans do not see any big change during the two terms of Obama administration yet. Recent news told that 50% of foreign debts has been paid off. It is not something feel to the people quickly. In our countries, if there is anything can feel has happened, they all are in the lives of politicians, their families or henchmen as well. Common people should understand this reality and use the only power of vote they get in four or five years, as Northern Tamils did in the recent poll.

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    You may have anyone in the cabinet but what matters is the policies they implement. If they go around creating havoc, raping and pillaging, robbing and looting, discriminating and hating, abusing and insulting, then you should take action against them not remain silent. That is not managing, it is anarchy. There are things known as ethics and moral conduct which politicians and leaders should follow.

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    He talking as if to an audience of international morons. Bensen

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    The president has gotten used to dumping all his dirty clothes on the citizens of this country. How could he say at the interview that the people of this country are saying that. Navi Pillai wrote the speech before she came here??? Who are the people ??? He and his equally uneducated village women???

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    “I Have Sinhala Extremists And Religious Extremists In My Cabinet”: President

    And i forgot to mention a younger brother who is not in the cabinet but is the de facto president.

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      shankar

      “And i forgot to mention a younger brother who is not in the cabinet but is the de facto president.”

      Gota is “all American”, rarely he appears in Aryan Sinhala/Buddhist suite, probably eating burger for all four meals, drinks beer when thirsty, puts his right arm on his left chest when national anthem is played, believes in his right to bear arms, ………

      Is he a Sinhala/Buddhist extremist? Any chance of him being a secret member of Ku Klux Klan, a Brown supremacists?

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    ….and is also a US citizen.

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    MAHINDA Rajapakse is NOT WORTH LEADING THE SINHALA – BUDDHISTS.

    DURING HIS INTERVIEW TO AL-JAZEERA HE DID NOT DEFEND the sinhala buddhists. I don’t think him as a patriotic or a courageous leader.

    He just supported the view of those propagandists just to save himself.

    Sinhala buddhists took all the crap since the europeans invaded sri lanka and they haven’t recovered even to date. Mahinda rajapakse should have explained to the dumb al-jazeera interviewer.

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      MR? Explaining? Didn’t you see him shivering embarrassing the whole country? All he could say was; I don’t know why. Any sensible person could see the loads and loads of lies he was struggling to jabber. He could have saved his face saying that he was too busy and escaping the interview.

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    He has mentioned the mix-match of his cabinet but failed to mention of his brothers and relatives in the bundle of his democracy.When mentioning the world’s only Trotskyite in cabinet he would perhaps referring to Vasudeva. This shows his bankruptcy his knowledge on theory and philisohy of Torskyism and Trotskyite. No one in the world consider Vasu a Trotskyite

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    “I Have Sinhala Extremists And Religious Extremists In My Cabinet”: President

    Then chase them out as executive President of the Country.

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      Not only in his cabinet but also in Medamulana. Cabinet is a fools paradise.

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    Please unleash the sinhala extremists on swollen headed minorities

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      Didn’t you do that in 1983 and get a bellyful for 25 years.

      Another 1983 and you can kiss goodbye to the north.Once you lose the north you lose the control of the palk strait.Once you lose the control of the palk strait you will have to start packing and apply for indian visa to orissa provided they are prepared to take you back.

      South indian converts like you can try kerala and get back your old skills, climbing the coconut trees or toddy tapping or basket weaving or cinnamon peeling or hooniyan malayalee magic making.

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        Who won at last by[Edited out] thousand of Tamils in vellamullavaikal? We won the war you bloody Tamil [Edited out]

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          Ha,ha if you had such a torrid time with 3 million tamils just imagine when you add the 72 million in tamilnadu what will happen.This time the pandyas are not going to save your arse by fighting the cholas and this time the tamils will not allow a sinhalese civilisation to survive thinking it is a benign one.

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            As for losing civilians that you are crowing about with 75 million tamils can lose and lose any amount of civilians.What they need retained is the warrior caste only of which their is plenty in reserve.The other civilians who don’t want to fight are of no use anyway in situations such as these and are dispensable anyway.

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    “He has mentioned the mix-match of his cabinet but failed to mention of his brothers and relatives in the bundle of his democracy”.

    N
    Mt. MR Has So many in His Cabinet to remember who is Who.

    Levi

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    The minority Muslims are not interested in power,we like to enjoy life ,have freedom to follow our religion and help in the development of the country,this is a buddhist country why do Muslims need to overrule them,its just provocation to say that nonsense,in our Quran Allah says your religion is your and my religion is mine,respect and be good to humanity,the picture you give is that we are greedy for power ,no way go ahead and rule ,but freedom is important ,we never diffierentiate when doing stuff, we should cater to muslims shops etc etc,although you condemn and abuse us in the most lowly manner,but there are exceptionally lovely sinhales people who are so much more kinder and helpful,we love srilanka and all the communites and respect their views and way of life,

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    May after the UN visit his brain started to work and now he realized plenty of racial extremist and religious extremists in his cabinet the number 1 is his brother Gota

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    Can we have an inquiry ?

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    the response trivialized white van abductions,his ex diplomat and more.

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    If Sri lanka is declared as a Christian country today,tomorrow Christians will be the majority in Sri Lanka.millions of Christians are living like Buddhists,due to some reasons.(all the previous and current Governments are lead by Christians).they don’t worry about Buddhists at international level.

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    In the photograph in the article,Gota is contemplating how long it will take him to become the president.

    I think just being the defacto president while mahinda is hugging the limelight is making him a bit restless.

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    and the medumulana machiavelli mahinda’s look says it all “I know what you are thinking my dear younger bro,you will never be,never,after me it is Namal and after namal it is namal’s future son and then grandson.

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    Your Excellency,

    “Right wing extremists are there, religious extremists are there – the Tamils, the Sinhala, the Muslims – we have all these people in the cabinet. They are all working together and I have to manage them,” President Rajapaksa told an Interviewer from Al-Jazeera.

    Thank you for making such a declaration to the world. I wish other Presidents were honest and bold enough to make such a statement. I just hope you’re honest and bold enough to take actions against all those Individual MPs, Ministers and officials who are responsible for fraud, murders, rapes, and human rights violations against the citizens of the country you preside over. We request you to please take action soon and put these barbarians behind bars and use the tax money which was used to pay for their salaries, entertainment, travel etc for the betterment of the country.

    Sincerely,
    Suranee Perera

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