21 October, 2020

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Mullivaikal Remembrance Day: Let Us Take Our Decision Today To Move Forward Towards Self-Government

By C.V. Wigneswaran

C.V. Wigneswaran

My dear brothers and sisters!

We relate to each other today with the shadow of the corona virus still daunting us. 

Today we carry the pain of the brutal genocide that was perpetrated on our people 11 years ago. The fact that justice has still not been found for those affected by the war pains us further. Yet the determination to fight for our rights to find justice envelops us this moment. It is in the background of structural and cultural genocide taking place even today in our traditional homelands that we are remembering the Mullivaikal episode.

We still do not know what happened to the thousands who have disappeared at Mullivaikal on this fateful day in 2009. Our political prisoners still continue to be in incarceration. Successive Governments and Political Parties are trifling with their fates for their petty selfish political ends. Those disabled, those who were former combatants and widows of war are continuing to face immense grief and pain. Our archaeological and cultural symbols are continuing to be destroyed. Acres and acres of our traditional homelands are being expropriated. Obliterating the classical Tamil language which is probably the oldest living language in this world, seems to be high on the agenda of certain sectors.

Yet we seem pathetic and powerless to stop these activities being promoted against us. The reason seems to be centred around the mistakes we made so far in obtaining justice for the genocide that was perpetrated in Mullivaikal.

Some of our politicians have refused to accept the haphazard use of rockets, indiscriminate aerial bombing, the attacking of civilians who entered No fire zones after they were coaxed to enter such zones, attacks on Hospitals, killing of those who surrendered and the wanton killing of thousands of our people brutally, as acts of genocide. They argued that all these were not part of genocide. They had missed the wood for the trees.We helped the Sri Lankan government to get continual postponements in the UN Human Rights’ Council to implement the consensus resolution passed. In fact we stultified ourselves in obtaining justice for our people.

We have failed to learn lessons from the past. Instead we have resorted to “surrender” politics towards the Sinhala powers that be, who have in a planned manner resorted to genocide against our Community. That is why we have not been able to obtain justice for the Mullivaikal genocide. Consequently a reasonable settlement for our political and economic ills have eluded us so far.

Let us not forget justice for the genocide committed in Mullivaikal is absolutely essential if we are to obtain a political settlement with economic, cultural and aesthetic regeneration ensured for our people.

We cannot obtain our political rights nor set up a prosperous future for our people overlooking this nor ignoring it. Therefore we are per force in a situation where our strategies for political and diplomatic agitations must be reconsidered and re-evaluated. 

It was our mistakes which have given way to those accused of genocide and crimes against humanity to enter the portals of power today and to rejuvenate Sinhala Buddhist hegemonic viewpoints. We cannot continue to be naïve and apathetic. We need to go beyond mere politics and band together intellectuals and experts, to form into a Committee to study and analyse the incidents of the past, confirm the genocide committed, explore possible steps to ensure International inquiry into the genocide committed, suggest ways and means to bring about a solution to the ethnic question and to ensure that reparatory measures would be taken. This way we could reach significant progress.

I would therefore call upon our brothers and sisters of whatever hue or background to join us beyond the field of politics to set up a Global Tamil Advisory Committee which would advise us all. This Committee must transcend, national, regional, political and other parochial frontiers and consent to sit together to study our case in earnest to ensure a resolution of our political, economic, cultural and aesthetic problems soon.

There is close relationship between Justice and Peace. So the extent to which  we try to obtain Justice for the genocide committed, to the same extent the chances and opportunity for our obtaining our political rights would increase.

When we pursue the path to obtain accountability against the genocide committed and crimes against humanity committed in a proper way, it would ipso facto curtail such activities happening in the future and would hold the key to permanent reconciliation and peace. To exempt those who committed criminal activities from undergoing punishment would badly affect the social  institutions  and  infrastructure and would bring mistrust and disrepute against the government. It would prevent permanent peace dawning. The people must feel that justice has been meeted out to those who committed offences against them and that they had been adequately punished for their villainous acts.

This feeling would drive away the frustration, anger and bitterness among those affected and pave the way for reconciliation and peace. It would engender trust among them to seek reconciliation and peace.

If actions are filed against those who committed crimes, those affected and their dear ones would feel their grief and unhappiness so far   justified.  It would  make those affected to get back their self esteem and self respect.

This is how Justice and Peace are interrelated. They augment each other.

But as far as the Tamils are concerned not only has justice been denied to them but acts of genocide do continue unabated to date.  These are not accidental nor foolish acts. They are well planned and executed with precision. Their purpose is to erase off the identity and the fact of existence of the Tamils in the Island.

Therefore we need to perforce agitate politically and diplomatically to obtain our rights. By soothing the egos of any governmental personalities we would not obtain any relief. 

It is essential that our Sinhalese brethren do come to know as to what happened during the war, how many were killed, how they were killed and so on.

But the Sinhala people have been kept in darkness with regard to what happened in Mullivaikal and the genocide that took place there. Our Sinhala brethren think those who were killed in Mullivaikal were all terrorists. Many Sinhalese refuse to belief that thousands of innocents were wantonly killed.

Our Sinhalese brethren should come to know who created the Tigers and why they decided to carry arms. They should come to know the history of the Tamils of Sri Lanka, the injustice committed to the Tamils from the time of  Independence  which continues even today.

We need not feel hesitant in educating our brethren with regard to what happened because many of them do not know the truth. Only if we understand what took place would  sustainable  reconciliation and peace dawn upon us.

This is why I have been consistently asking for International Independent inquiry into what happened in Mullivaikal. The truth must come out. There is no revengeful hidden agenda in this request. The purpose of our get together on this day to remember Mullivaikal is solely to put a stop to the acts of genocide being continued against our people even today and instead usher in a period of peace, reconciliation and prosperity by following the norms and standards internationally laid down to investigate and inquire into what happened. The United Nations and the International Community must understand this fact. 

It might be useful to state here as to what Article Two of the UN Convention on Genocide passed in 1948 states – 

“Any of the following acts committed with the intent to destroy in whole or part a national, ethnic, racial or religious group as such –

1. Killing members of the group  

2. Causing serious bodily or mental harm to members of the group.

3. Deliberately inflicting on the group conditions of life calculated to bring about its physical destruction in whole or part. 

4. Imposing measures intended to prevent births within the group.

5. Forcibly transferring children of the group to another group.”

The Convention also imposes a general duty on States that are signatories “to prevent and to punish” genocide.

Therefore presently since all efforts to get justice through the UNHRC has failed, since the Sri Lankan government has cheated the UNHRC and ignored its advise, it is necessary for the International Community to take steps to cancel the membership of Sri Lanka from the UN General Assembly in order to hand over Sri Lanka to the International Criminal Court.

 We are aware the whole world has been affected by Covid 19 and their attention is turned elsewhere to get free of the Corona Virus. While the Tamil people all over the world would no doubt give their unstinted whole hearted support to combat the Corona Virus, the United Nations and the International Community must come forward to deal with Human Rights’ violations taking place all over the world including the genocide committed against the Tamils in Sri Lanka. There must not be slackness or indifference in this regard.

Let us continue in our Dharmic Path in this holy journey because we are sure Dharma would ensure justice for our people one day or the other. Our struggle for Justice must continue with new strategies. Let us bring together the Tamils all over the world especially the youth into this struggle and ensure a self reliant economy in the North and East of Sri Lanka.

Let us take our decision today on this Commemoration Day to move forward towards self government, self reliance and self sufficiency. I thank every one of you! Nandri! Vanakkam!

*Translation of the speech read out to the U.S North Corotina Mullaivaikal Memorial Event by Justice C.V. Wigneswaran, Leader, Thamizh Makkal Thesiya Kootanii on 18.05.2020.

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    The suggested ‘self-government’ seems more ambiguous than his federalism.
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    May I rephrase N Sanmugathasan’s question to V Tharmalingam in the mid 1970s:
    Let us say that ‘self-government’ is the answer. What plans do you have to achieve it?
    We had five years of resolution after resolution in the NPC. Where did it take the Northern Tamils?
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    Does CVW have any options for Muslims and Hill Country Tamils, let alone N-E Tamils living in the South.

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      What a waste of a good mind. CVW should be looking at practical solutions for his “brothers and sisters” instead of playing to the gallery. To start with, he could get the diaspora to invest in some meaningful projects in the North.
      This sort of provocation only plays into the hands of racist idiots on the other side like Chamuditha Samarawickrama.

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        OC
        The man is utterly superstitious and conservative.
        His understanding of history is poor and that of politics poorer.
        His faith in the fairness of the White Sahibs (a.k.a. the International Community) is unassailable.
        He spoke sense for three or four months after election as CM. That was it.
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        In fairness, he was a brave judge and a fair one too and that was his appeal.

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          SJ

          You Idiot.

          1) His understanding of history is poor and that of politics poorer

          *** We know and have lived through Sri Lankan history. You hold the World record for no of race riots. Your hand is spaked in Tamil Blood. So dont teanc history to us and should I say Animal History.

          2) In fairness, he was a brave judge and a fair one too and that was his appeal.

          *** For your information in Sri Lanka Brave Judges especially Supreme Court Judes are trampled on ( Mirusuvil Killer) whereas Gotha loving assholes are given medals.

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            K
            B kool.
            Do not get worked up. It is bad for your BP. It will make you even more irrational.
            *
            I do not want to write an essay on the howlers that CVW has dropped on these pages, unless you have something against the man, as your second comment hints objecting to the compliment I paid to CVW.

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              SJ

              Living with Sinkalams like yj learn to accept the worst. So there is nothing to get worked up. So Compliments from born racists is not worth a penny.

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                K
                As I said,
                B kool!
                It helps sanity.

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        old codger

        SJ types,
        “The man is utterly superstitious and conservative.”

        Like C V W, SJ is also superstitious and conservative, he is a strict adherent of Mao Cult, knows Mao’s red book by heart from back to front, ….. will never change, … Mao and China could make no mistakes, …. Chinese may decide to let Mao go but not SJ and his fellow dwindling cult members.

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        Old codger, do not attack Chamuditha, just because Sumanthiran a slimy fellow made a fool of himself and let Tamils down. I am sure Wigneswaran with his forthright views will get the better of Chamuditha. Have you heard how thugs behave. When one thug feels that his opponent is strong, he will either tone down or vanish from the scene. When you see the videos of Chamuditha, he is behaving like a thug. He will never invite anyone for interview, if he feels that he will not be able to over power. Do you think Chamuditha can get away from me. For your information, even without any provocation, Sinhala racists are not going to move an inch from their entrenched position This is common excuse, “Oh we were going to do it, but because of behaviour of some Tamils, we are unable to do it”.

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          Dr G,
          Yes, I do think Chamuditha would get the lesson of his life if he interviewed CVW. But then, he would get all his prejudices confirmed.
          Different personalities react differently.

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            OC
            I did mention David Frost in another context.
            TV chat shows and interviews in political matters are fairly well planned including the admitted questions and comments by telephone.
            David Frost’s scriptwriters were not smart enough for Savundra. Questioning is designed to irritate the target in the expectation that something rash will be said.
            *
            The Second law of Thermodynamics says: “You can at best break even, but cannot win.”
            That is in “God’s grand casino” where we play energy.
            This is in a crafty casino called the TV chat show.

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              S.J,
              “The Second law of Thermodynamics says: “You can at best break even, but cannot win.”
              I am sure there are many keyboard scientists rushing to prove you wrong right now.

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                old codger

                SJ may be right when he writes something about engineering however he possesses some strange ideas and a weird sense of selective political history of this island, politics, Pandara Nayakas and their failed regressive policies, he considers all political and economic destructions of this island were not blessed by Mao, …..

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                OC
                You did not have to wait for long.

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          Dear Gnana,
          .
          I like it that you have decided to tame “fellow Tamils”. It really is best that you tackle “your guys” while we tackle “ours”.
          .
          I think that I have taken an eternal dislike to this “Chamuditha Samarawickrama” guy! Sumanthiran seems to be a good enough lawyer. Developing faults is an occupational hazard run by all poiticians.
          .
          How I wish we didn’t have to two camps determined by our perceptions of “race”!
          .

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        Old Codger, are you serious when you say “to start with, he could get the diaspora to invest in some meaningful projects in the north”. First of all other than a handful of Tamil diaspora, rest do not have resources to splash about. They are not prepared to throw their hard earned money to be appropriated by the government. We have tried through organisations to start projects, but found obstacles being placed. You cannot do anything without the permission of the central government. When you approach them about starting a project in the north, they will ask you start similar one in the south. When we scrape the barrel to invest in the north, where can we find money to invest in the south. Then you have to bribe Sinhala politicians and officials to get the project moving. In addition you have to bribe the security officials. With all these obstacles one will get fed up. But diaspora are continuing humanitarian work like supporting orphanages, empowering war widows and rehabilitating victims. Recently our association with assistance from other organisations invested over £50,000 to raise the standard of English education in the north.

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          “When you approach them…, they will ask you to start a similar one in the south.” Can you give an example or two for this? If true, the central government must be crazy, because, unless I am missing something here, any projects carried out for the economic upliftment of the people of the north can only help the central government, not undermine it.

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            Leonard,
            There are many things in this country that are not talked about. So I wouldn’t be surprised if what Dr.G says is true. Do you know that there are many areas where minority businesses are not allowed? Places like Kelaniya or Kiribathgoda for example. Even the police do nothing about it. Constitutional equality counts for nothing on the ground. Just like Chatura Alwis saying one thing on camera but something else off camera.

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              old codger,
              Do you know that in the Land of Sinhalayo and Vedda Eththo, there are places where ‘Para’ minorities do not allow Native Sinhalayo to do business or buy land?

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                EE
                What is the land of the Vedda Attho, after nearly all of it has been stolen by the Sinhala and Tamil immigrants?
                Do you count among the Sinhalayo the Karawe, Salagama and other immigrant castes?

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                  Dear SJ,

                  I hope you are keeping well.
                  .
                  EE is only busy with the same question as if you would walk on a curve.
                  :
                  He is suffering from WELLALA antegens for such a long time. Please check his thought on and on, there you will see, not a single comment would be different and bring anything new.
                  :
                  Who are these SINHALAYO ? are they all not mixed up with INDIANS looking at the analyses based on Genealogy and Antropology. I dont see any different of our peoples and far poor indians on the TV screen. But but… it is a real bit but… ours overestimate them to be way different from Indians ? That is just based on unreasonable self-aggrandizement. COVID crisis has proved the world that the poverty in sl is above 50%… if developed world would not donate them anything … as any other poor folks we the srialnkens would not be able to survive.

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                Eagle,
                People like you, who cannot accept a simple statement of fact if it goes against their ideas, are the reason why this country will never progress. Sinhalese control the vast majority of the country, but still fear competition. Are the minorities responsible for the majority’s incompetence?
                For your info, I am not a Tamil or Muslim.

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              Yes, I know. A relative of mine who resides in Kiribathgoda once told me that. Does the converse happen in Jaffna to your knowledge?

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                Leonard,
                “Does the converse happen in Jaffna to your knowledge?”
                I have no idea. Probably it does, but not to the same extent due to the presence of the military. On my last visit, I saw plenty of Muslim shops, and fewer Sinhala establishments. On the other hand, not one Muslim or Tamil shop between Peliyagoda and Thihariya. Check it out.

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                  old codger

                  The Sinhala/Buddhist racist can’t stand competition.
                  They resort to all kind of illegal tactics, thuggery, enjoy one sided state protection, the state functionaries and the armed forces are involved in long term strategy of weakening minority share of trade, cultural properties, equal opportunities, …. Trincomalee old market has been completely monoethnicised, most fishing areas been forcibly taken over (armed forces playing a specified key role) by one ethnic group, in the east there is a on going huge competitive land grabbing sports being supported by saffron brigades, ancient and medieval Hindu temple are being increasingly brought under the control of Archaeological Department, temple premises are being used as crematorium by the same saffron brigade, ……………..

                  This shows how Sinhala/Buddhist fascists are bent on destroying Sinhalese people and Buddhists.

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                Leonard Jayawardena,
                Demala (Tamil) racists did ethnic cleansing of Sinhalayo in Yapanaya starting in 1958. First ethnic conflict after Independence was started by racist Demalu (Tamils) in Yapanaya by attacking Sinhalayo. I came to know this first hand from a Sinhala family that lived in Yapanaya. LTTE gave the final touch. When Sinhalayo went to Yapanaya after the defeat of LTTE, Demala (Tamil) thugs chased them away. Even Rajapakshe regime did not come forward to safeguard the interests of Sinhalayo in the name of ‘Sanhindiyawa’. Yapanaya is a no-go area for Sinhala businessmen.

                Before LTTE occupied Eastern Province businesses in towns in the Eastern Province were owned mostly by Sinhalayo. After LTTE moved to the East, they chased all Sinhala Businessmen. One of my relative had his business in Eravur. He also had a vast track of paddy land. After LTTE was defeated, Muslims grabbed his business premises as well as the paddy lands. Same thing had happened to many Sinhala businessmen. Eravur used to be a town of Sinhala businessmen. Now 100% Muslim.

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                  “Yapanaya is a no-go area for Sinhala businessmen”
                  Maybe “Yapanaya” is, but Jaffna isn’t. Have you ever been there? Just one example: there is a DSI showroom in Jaffna. Is DSI run by Tamils or Sinhala Buddhists? You don’t need to lie to demonstrate your incompetence.

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                  Eagle Brain Dead Blind Eye

                  “When Sinhalayo went to Yapanaya after the defeat of LTTE, Demala (Tamil) thugs chased them away.”

                  Did you want the Southern menace to have the freedom to s**t and p**s on the shelves and floors of the Jaffna public library? Were you disappointed when your menaces were evicted from premises preventing them from p*****g and s******g?

                  Mahinda offered his fellow menaces the trip of their life time, a free journey to Jaffna, as usual they grabbed the opportunity, thought Mahinda was going to provide free accomodation too or some believed they could choose their own houses and own it free, ….

                  When did you last visit Jaffna?
                  Was it between 31 May 1981 and 2 Jun 1981?
                  Was it another freeby paid for by Cyril Mathew?

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        old codger

        SJ types,
        “The man is utterly superstitious and conservative.”

        Like C V W, SJ is also superstitious and conservative, he is a strict adherent of Mao Cult, knows Mao’s red book by heart from back to front, ….. will never change, … Mao and China could make no mistakes, …. Chinese may decide to let Mao go but not SJ and his fellow dwindling cult members.

        It’s more than 60 years since Mao cult was established and his followers in this island are still yearning for an ideal “Socialist Kingdom of Mao” while China has moved on, become rich, arrogant land grabbing bully.

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        old codger
        If Tamil political class is serious about ‘Moving Forward Towards Self-Government’ they must carry out an intensive campaign among the Tamils ( all Tamil speaking people scattered across the country irrespective of their religion’ caste or the date of arrival) presently living outside North East to go back and settle in their ancestral areas.The day I will feel ashamed to be a Sinhalese is the day my Tamil ‘brothers and sisters’ show any slightest tendency to move out and resettle in NE.

        Soma

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          Soma,
          “The day I will feel ashamed to be a Sinhalese…”
          You should give some thought as to why about 150,000 of your Tamil brothers and sisters prefer to live in Indian refugee camps?

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            Old codger,
            .
            the day we all became shameful

            the day our stupid people reelected the same bunch of criminals to represent us as if we are totally doomed … right ? That was last mid of Nov 2019.

            Can we as SINHALAYA ever be proud of having achieved anything other than some good steps moved forward during the good governace period.

            Thanks to them only we enjoy today the actions of Election Commission. If there had been an EC in place, barbarians in power would have held the election as had been scheduled to be held on the 25th April 2020 – neglecting the containment of COVID-19…. then the numbers of COVID patient would surely have become millions sofar.

            Therefore, if anyone would underestimate the actions of EC as an independent body – he or she should be NO DIFFERENT to ” Anderes” of our story books.

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            old codger

            If you look at soma’s pattern of behaviour it becomes obvious that his cunning plan is to finish off Sinhalese and Buddhists.

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              NV
              I openly acknowledge to my Sinhala readership on CT that I am supportive of a SEPARATE Homeland for Tamils ( ALL Tamil speaking people scattered across the island irrespective of their religion, caste or the date of arrival.)
              My confusion is that it is the Tamils who are now objecting to this proposal. I have come to realise that nothing makes a Tamil fearful than the possibility of living in a Tamil Homeland!
              .
              By the way Native when did you start feeling sympathetic towards the Sinhalese?

              Soma

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                somass

                “By the way Native when did you start feeling sympathetic towards the Sinhalese?”

                I have always been sympathetic to Sinhalese and Buddhists. Some of my friends Sinhalese and Buddhists, in fact many of my relatives are married among Sinhalese and Buddhists.

                Isn’t is why I am desperate to liberate Sinhalese from Sinhala/Buddhists and Buddhists from Sinhala/Buddhism, now from Sinhala/Buddhist Fascism?

                If you are really that compassionate about Sinhalese and Buddhist please join our coalition against Sinhala/Buddhist Fascism.

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            old codger
            They are fearful of being resettled around Jaffna which is falling from prying pan to fire. ( You can test this by allocating land around Jaffna to estate Tamils and giving them the voluntary option to accept or decline which I always suggest)
            They must be totally confused as to why the Tamils became saviours of UNP from that day onwards. That is the biggest betrayal these innocent victims of UNP sponsored terror had to stomach. If Tamil separatists here accept my plea to choose the option of retaining the right to live anywhere in preference to a separate Homeland they can gracefully return. I sincerely hope and pray that day will come before I die.

            Soma

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      It is Self-government of the region and not the entire ethnic Northern Tamil population, isn’t it?
      ——————
      The Self-governed region will be open to all citizens of the country regardless of their ethnicity, won’t it be?

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      SJ

      “What plans do you have to achieve it?
      We had five years of resolution after resolution in the NPC. Where did it take the Northern Tamils?”

      Did the Unrepentant Communist Comrade N Sanmugathasan have any plans to achieve what the Maoist set out to achieve, though he first involved in Communist (= subversive) activities in the late 1930s?
      This is not to judge Communist Comrade N Sanmugathasan’s intellect but to question his fellow comrades’ intellectual bankruptcy in a fast changing world, perhaps their conservatism make them hypocrites.

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    Justice CV Wigneswaran,

    Who are your Dear Brothers and Sisters?

    Do they exclusively belong to the Tamil community?

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      The answer seemed rather obvious;
      “ Today we carry the pain of the brutal genocide that was perpetrated on our people 11 years ago.”
      “ Our political prisoners still continue to be in incarceration.”
      Etc.

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        Sugandh

        “The answer seemed rather obvious;”

        What was the question?

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          Native Vedda:
          Answer was to the Question posed by Srikrish;
          “ Justice CV Wigneswaran,
          Who are your Dear Brothers and Sisters?” in reference to the to the “Dear Brothers and Sisters” at the top of this article.

          I further think it makes sense that appeal of Mr. Wigneswaran is largely meant for the North and Northeastern Tamil population while I recognize that Mr. Wigneswaran did invite all brethren to serve this cause;
          “I would therefore call upon our brothers and sisters of whatever hue or background to join us beyond the field of politics to set up a Global Tamil Advisory Committee which would advise us all.”

          I am also sure that with respect to Srikrish’s second question “Do they exclusively belong to the Tamil community?”, generally, Mr. Wigneswaran’s brethren is inclusive of all peoples of this country, and perhaps the world over.

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            Dear Sugath,

            Justice CV Wigneswaran actually copied the phrase “Dear Brothers and Sisters” used by Swami Vivekananda in late 19th century to address the participants of inter religious conference held in Chicago, USA.

            It is a poor imitation by CVW, whereas Swamiji was not inclusive but addressed all religious communities as dear brothers and sisters including mainly Christian community who were present in large numbers.
            It is always better to be honest and sincere in all of one’s dealings

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              Srikrish, the words “Yaathum Oore, Yaavarum Kerlir” of Kaniyan Poonkundranar supersedes the words “Brothers and Sisters” of Swami Vivekananda in antiquity, inclusivity and intellectuality. What dishonesty or insincerity is there to say those words, unless you do not know what honesty and sincerity means.

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              Sri
              CVW’s thinking is parochial, and his attraction to Modi was not accidental.
              There are questions about Vivekananda’s secularism discussed in detail by several authors. He was a product of his time and had a streak of Hindutva arrogance in him.
              Vivekananda was a straight person unlike present day Hindutva-wallahs.
              *
              As for the comment on Tamil secularism citing Kaniyan Puungkunranaar, it makes a rule of an exception.
              Sangam literature had very little philosophy in it: The above piece had Jain influence and was not about human brotherhood (and certainly not such global vision), which is incidental to it. The concept of ‘fate’ is emphasized beautifully.
              It ends with “We praise not the mighty, and even less do we ridicule the meek.” (approximate translation).

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                ” CVW’s thinking is parochial, and his attraction to Modi was not accidental. “

                I presume matriarchal people have natural attraction to Siri Mao; not accidental.

                I didn’t see any Doc. Where are they? Does boss knows about this lethargy work? Or busy making Dosaies? Go for it. Enjoy the curfew’s last day.

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      This is an address aimed to diaspora. Now a days diaspora Tamils too includes all demographic divisions. But when the refugees started to leave, only able bodied men and women left. This younger generation of that time is now reaching elder ages. But the perception of them as boys and girls continues. So CV started as Brothers and Sisters. By that CV meant a politically correct equal status. Of cause Vivekananda did not make a political speech to create a feeling of equal status or he didn’t try to be politically correct. There is no Brothers & Sisters in Hindu religion; only Devotees; nothing else (English has only He god, and Masculine and famine gender grammar. Tamil does not have that problem, so Sahotararkale will satisfy both) . There was no Hindu devotee for Vivekananda to address like that in Chicago, then. The word devotee come from the Hinduism’s end stage of Sanyasam; an stage everything surrendered to god. That wording is not suitable for any other religion. So it is a meaningless work to try to connect that with this. CV had that sense when he was calling the diaspora Brothers and Sisters. Some people wants to have included every perceptions of toehrs into things they can understand. This is why one time they included all Tamils as Terrorists.

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    I am happy that the war ended in May 2009. I wonder if Wigneswaran too is happy. Yes, civilian deaths are regrettable and justice must be done in terms of reparations and what is referred to as transitional justice where the victors take responsibility to develop and nurture the vanquished. I do not believe that the term “genocide” (according to the definition of the UN convention on human rights and rules of engagement, Geneva or Warsaw etc) can be used in the context of what happened in the civil war. I do not think articles such as these, or speeches made to foreign members of a diaspora with content such as in this piece help the advancement of the SL Tamil people in any way.

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      Lasantha Pethiyagoda

      “I do not believe that the term “genocide” (according to the definition of the UN convention on human rights and rules of engagement, Geneva or Warsaw etc) can be used in the context of what happened in the civil war. “

      Is it because the vanquished were mostly non Sinhala/Buddhists and the victors and perpetrators of war crimes were mainly Sinhala/Buddhists?

      We don’t mind if you take time to educate us on,
      Crimes
      Frequent riots against minority community,
      Arson attacks on houses, library, temples, …. festivals
      Land grabbing,
      Equal rights, ……
      Targeted attacks on unarmed civilians,
      Human rights violation,
      Crimes against Humanity
      War crimes,
      Genocide,
      Pogrom,
      Presidential Pardon,

      “I do not think articles such as these, or speeches made to foreign members of a diaspora with content such as in this piece help the advancement of the SL Tamil people in any way.”

      What do the Tamils have to lose?
      Your intolerant raging racist Sinhala/Buddhist state, saffron clergy, leaders, crooks …. can’t bear to see people advancing in terms of education, development, standard of living, democracy, …….. in fact all progress have been curtailed for the past 72 years.

      They cannot see beyond their nose and they don’t let rest of the people live peacefully.

      Please follow what the politicians, saffron brigade, crooks … the military, majoritarian fascists …. preaching to the people, of course not peace but war, hatred, envy, … You should examine yourself inwardly rather than advising those who are living away from this land. .

      I suggest you keep an eye on the growing fascist tendency in this island, C V Wigneswaran is not an imminent threat to the people of this island nor its failed state whereas Sinhala/Buddhists fascists are.

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        Lasantha, you are right that the number of deaths of Tamils in Sri Lanka does not qualify for it to be called genocide. Compare with Bangladesh where less than 1000 Rohingyas were killed and less than 750,000 of them expelled, yet the UN has called it genocide. With this yard stick, murder of over 250,000 Tamils since independence and expulsion of over 1.5 million of them (One million Indian Tamils in 1964 and half million Ceylon Tamils during the war), does it not qualify for genocide charge. Since independence it was the policy of successive governments to reduce the number of Tamils to curtail their political power. Look at what government did after the end of war. Instead of settling people displaced locally and in India, first thing they did was to reduce the number of members elected from Jaffna district by three and transfer one to Vanni and two to Amparai to benefit Sinhalese and Muslims. Do you seriously think that if Tamils refrain from making such speeches or writing such articles, it will help in every way in their advancement in Sri Lanka. I will guarantee to you that Sinhalese will never ever allow Tamils to prosper in any field. If they raise their head, measures will be taken politically or physically to put them down.

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          The great expert on stupidity says:
          “Compare with Bangladesh where less than 1000 Rohingyas were killed and less than 750,000 of them expelled, yet the UN has called it genocide.”
          So much for not-so-stupid precision.

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            Idiotic Sivasegaram, that is not what was decided by me, but by UN, which held a genocide inquiry against Burmese government, where the charge actually should have been ethnic cleansing rather than genocide. Also Gambia an insignificant Muslim country took Myanmar to international court on genocide charge. If you apply the same yardstick, what happened in Sri Lanka also amounts to genocide. It is a pity that UN is acting partially, just because it was Muslims who were affected in Myanmar and it was Tamils who were affected in Sri Lanka.

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              GS
              You should re-read your text:
              “Compare with Bangladesh where less than 1000 Rohingyas were killed and less than 750,000 of them expelled, yet the UN has called it genocide.”
              *
              I wonder where your acclaimed linguistic prowess has gone.
              *
              I fully agree that it is idiotic to talk sense to you.

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                Stupid Sivasegaram, what is wrong in that statement. If you cannot understand plain English that is your problem.

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                  S.J,
                  ??

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                  Doctor, have asked this before, but can you not get your point across without calling SJ idiotic and stupid?

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                    SAV
                    Anyone without a point to make call people all kinds of names.
                    I do not take such characters seriously.
                    I wonder why you bother.

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                  Poor GS
                  Was it Bangladesh where fewer than 1000 Rohingyas were killed and less than 750,000 of them expelled?
                  *
                  I wonder when Burma changed its name a second time, now to Bangladesh!
                  *
                  B Kool.
                  Think before U type!

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                    SJ

                    Was it weeping widow who aided and abetted Pakistan commit war crimes in Bangladesh by letting Pakistani Air Force refuel its American made planes ?

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              Dr. Gnana Sankaralingam

              He is a self hating Tamil who sometimes think he is a devil’s advocate, sometimes appears the reincarnation of devil himself/herself, he also belongs to the Siri Mao admiration society, perhaps true believer of Mao’s failed socialism, …. a repressed human being, maybe a great fan of Pol Pot, Abimael Guzmán, ….

              Lets forget SJ for a minute or two.

              The poor Rohingya who have managed to convince Gambia to take up their cause at many international institutions whereas, the so called Tamils whose presence all over the world seems impressive are unable to access/procure international influence ( although they think they are also as clever as Jews).
              Why?

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                Native,
                Did BANGLADESH kill or expel Rohingyas?

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                  OC
                  Had you asked the expert on idiocy this at the outset one fewer would have made an ass of himself.

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                  old codger

                  “Did BANGLADESH kill or expel Rohingyas?”

                  No but Bangladesh and India refused to let Rohingyas cross their borders anymore, even threaten to shoot them. On one or two occasion Hindia deported families back to Myanmar. In Bangladesh two Rohingyas were killed in one incident.

                  Rohingya refugee children who were born and lived in Bangladesh since 1990s were expelled from schools. This is the country which saw more than six millions of its people who were given asylum in India in 1971 and not many of them returned to Bangladesh since.

                  Now Hindians want to get rid of Rohingya refugees as well as Bengalis who have lived in India ever since Indra poked her nose into Pakistani affairs. Hindian state functinaries

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                  old codger

                  “Did BANGLADESH kill or expel Rohingyas?”

                  No but Bangladesh and India refused to let Rohingyas cross their borders anymore, even threaten to shoot them. On one or two occasion Hindia deported families back to Myanmar. In Bangladesh two Rohingyas were killed in one incident.

                  Rohingya refugee children who were born and lived in Bangladesh since 1990s were expelled from schools. This is the country which saw more than six millions of its people who were given asylum in India in 1971 and not many of them returned to Bangladesh since.

                  Now Hindians want to get rid of Rohingya refugees as well as Bengalis who have lived in India ever since Indra poked her nose into Pakistani affairs. Hindian state functionaries have a weird idea/sense of themselves, perhaps perceiving themselves as being modern day Chanakyas.

                  By the way Hindians with all their supposed ancient brahmanical wisdom still find it rather difficult make peace with their neighbours, simply either they don’t seem to have b***s or the wisdom to formulate consistent foreign and then its thorough implementation

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                    old codger

                    My point is that it is not viable or feasible or even moral to maintain a fixed mix of demography as defined mostly by the crooks, racists, bigots, …. and one time illegal immigrants themselves.

                    President Abdul Kalam eloquently recited a Sangam Poem at EU parliament some years ago, ” யாதும் ஊரே யாவரும் கேளிர்” (To us all towns are our own, everyone our kin,) -by Kaniyan Pungundranar.

                    Artificial borders, huge army to protect the fences, huge budget to sustain an unproductive armed forces, ………….. Over a period of time borders move for one reason or another, ………… so why stop refugees seeking safety and security?

                    By the way you asked me a question “Did BANGLADESH kill or expel Rohingyas?” Did I say BANGLADESH killed or expelled Rohingyas?

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                      Native,
                      Not you, it was Dr.GS who said that.

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                      Native,
                      You have touched a lot of bases. Yes, borders are a problem when new-fangled ‘nation states” take them too seriously. The Rohingyas themselves seem to have migrated south from British India , not that it justifies murder by Burma.
                      As to India, it sees itself as the heir to the Empire, from Kuwait to the Andamans. Can’t blame them if they have the clout. Do you think it would have been better if India had been left as 50+ independent states, and SL as 3 ?

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                      old codger

                      “Can’t blame them if they have the clout. Do you think it would have been better if India had been left as 50+ independent states, and SL as 3 ?”

                      Don’t you think it is exactly what both the Hindians and Hindutva are pushing India to achieve, 50 + states. You will see 60 + million party leaders emerging from just Tamil Nadu alone. Every Party leader promising the stupid Tamil people a heaven on earth, a Kumarik Kandam, ….. matching a Sangam period justice, …

                      The Chanakia Brahmins of Sultanate of New Delhi are wittingly or unwittingly pushing the people of India to the edge of their generously gifted tolerance.

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          Dr. Gnana Sankaralingam,
          You cannot exonerate ‘Para’ Demala (Tamil) LTTE barbarians who committed most heinous crimes against Native Sinhalayo by cooking up figures and stories.
          ==
          It was not expulsion but repatriation. During LTTE terrorism, Sinhalayo did not expel Demalu (Tamils). They left to escape from LTTE killing machine. LTTE killed more Demalu (Tamils) than the number that got killed due to military operation.
          Actually, Native Sinhalayo made a big blunder by not expelling all the people brought illegally to Sinhale by colonial parasites and their descendants after the country gained Independence as they did in Myanmar and African countries.

          ” With this yard stick, murder of over 250,000 Tamils since independence and expulsion of over 1.5 million of them (One million Indian Tamils in 1964 and half million Ceylon Tamils during the war), does it not qualify for genocide charge.”

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            Mahindapala, similarly you cannot exonerate ‘Para’ Sinhala Army barbarians who committed most heinous crimes against Native Dravidians, by cooking up figures and stories. The issue here is that while LTTE members who committed crimes have either been killed in combat or killed after surrendering, Sinhala war criminals are roaming freely, including occupying positions of power. Actually native Dravidians made a big blunder by not expelling all the Bengali criminals who landed illegally and usurped their land, and their descendants after they took over the country under Chola rule, as they did in Myanmar and African countries. There is proof that armed forces killed more non-combatant Tamils deliberately, than those Tamils killed during military operation.

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        Native
        Have you been able to convince a single Tamil family presently living outside North East to voluntarily resettle back in their ancestral areas?
        ( Sampanthan aiya wants to live his remaining days in Colombo among the ‘genocidal’ Sinhalese)

        Soma

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          somass

          “Have you been able to convince a single Tamil family presently living outside North East to voluntarily resettle back in their ancestral areas?”

          I do not have the slightest intention of doing that, however I have been successful in persuading quite a number of Sinhala speaking people the need to liberate Sinhalese from Sinhala/Buddhists and Buddhism from Sinhala/Buddhism and also the need to round up all the Sinhala/Buddhist fascist noisy minority and put them on a ship to Shavendra Columbus discovered new world or to your ancestral homeland in South India.

          By the way Hindian High Commission in Colombo is organising a ship taking people back to South India.

          FYI it is leaving on 1 June 2020, please contact the High Commission.

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            Bon voyage!

            Soma

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          Soma,,
          “( Sampanthan aiya wants to live his remaining days in Colombo among the ‘genocidal’ Sinhalese)”

          In the luxury house given by don keees of the Unpatriotic National Party using Sinhala tax payers’ money for saving the Government while enjoying everything that he can get as the ‘LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION’.

          Sam Panthan is an architect of the Wadukkodei war against Sinhalayo. This guy should be behind bars for that.

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        Native,
        Calm down. I think you are talking to the wrong person. Lasantha P is not a supporter of “intolerant raging racist Sinhala/Buddhist state, saffron clergy, leaders, crooks …. “
        Potta Eagle is the guy you want.

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          old codger

          Lasantha P may not be a supporter of “intolerant raging racist Sinhala/Buddhist state, saffron clergy, leaders, crooks …. “ however he seem to be another war crime denier.

          The problem with do gooder middle class is that they believe bad things do not happen in this island therefore concerned people should not dwell in the past, even if bad things happen they are temporary and need not to take preventive measures to stop it recurring again and again,………………. Until the so called do gooder middle class acknowledge and accept horrible things did happen on a regular basis in this island, perhaps a frog leap change in their denial mode happens, Genocide, Pogrom, War Crimes, ……………… will continue to take place.

          In other words soft-pedaling on psychopaths’ pattern of behaviour won’t stop regular perpetration of Genocide, Pogrom, War Crimes, crimes against humanity, ……..
          In about 10 years time the same cycle of violence will be repeated in the south if we don’t shame and name the war criminals now.
          Please remember the horror of 1971 and between 1987 and 1991.

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        Native (Fake) Vedda,

        Who
        • Slaughtered Native Sinhalayo for three decades.
        • Put suicide jackets around Tamil women and sent them to kill innocent civilians in public places, buses and trains.
        • Grabbed children as young as seven years, gave them AK47s and asked them to kill Sinhala soldiers.
        • Put cyanide capsules around their necks and told to swallow if captured.
        • Killed Sinhala Buddhists worshipping at Sri Maha Bodhiya by spraying bullets.
        • Bombed ‘Dalada Maligawa’ and killed civilians.
        • Chopped Buddhist monks and Samaneras into pieces at Aranthalawa.
        • Killed 600 Policemen who surrendered.
        • Slit the tummies of pregnant Sinhala women, pulled out the babies, threw up and held the point of bayonets at falling babies.
        • Slaughtered Muslim worshippers in a Mosque.
        • Bombed airplanes and killed even foreigners.
        • Assassinated a President of Sri Lanka blowing a bomb.
        • Assassinated a Prime Minister of India by a woman suicide bomber.
        • Assassinated several Sinhala politicians.
        • Bombed the Central Bank of Sri Lanka and killed thousands.
        • Eliminated Tamil politicians.
        • Kept about 300,000 Tamil civilians as a human shield to protect terrorists and shot those who tried to escape.
        • Used chemical weapons against Sri Lankan Army.

        Not Sinhala Buddhists! Hindu and Christian Tamils.

        “Is it because the vanquished were mostly non Sinhala/Buddhists and the victors and perpetrators of war crimes were mainly Sinhala/Buddhists?”

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    There is nothing new here. CVW had five years as CM, an opportunity he squandered. Nationalism is just a cover to hide his incompetence in that role.

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      Singar A. Velan

      ” CVW had five years as CM, an opportunity he squandered.”

      What is new?

      “There is nothing new here.”

      What did you expect him to say?

      “Nationalism is just a cover to hide his incompetence in that role.”

      On the other hand most of the Southern political conmen/women have been hiding their incompetence and their criminal conduct in their often expressed bigotry, racism, fascism, …… but continues to portray their perverted nationalism.

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        Wigneswaran was a failure because he does not have leadership or organisational skills that are needed to manage a provincial council. He demonstrated leadership skill when he was at Royal (prefect in 1959) and at Law College (last Tamil president of law students union). But once he became a judge, he lost them as there was no opportunity for him to show it. He has no organisational skill, never heading a government department, Business organisation or Social association. However he has wide knowledge, honestly committed and fearlessly espousing atrocities of government and its agents, and will be an asset to Tamils in parliament. The best person for chief minister is Sivagnanam who was municipal commissioner. His name was correctly proposed in 1987 by LTTE for the post of chief minister of merged north-east, but India turned him down to install their puppet.

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          Part 1

          Dr.Sankaraligam

          *** I dont know what your political affliation is so I don’t know if your criticism of Wiggy is based on a partisan basis. Not withstanding that when two Tamils quarrel not based on facts it saddens me.
          Your attack on Wiggy is factually incorrect.
          1) Wigneswaran was a failure because he does not have leadership or organisational skills that are needed to manage a provincial council.

          *** I am sure you will admit there was nothing to LEAD he was a CM with Very limited Power. As a CM he couldn’t even visit army camps in the North whereas Sinakalams from South on a day trip could go and see the Camps.
          2) He demonstrated leadership skill when he was at Royal (prefect in 1959) and at Law College (last Tamil president of law students union).

          *** There is a Contradiction here. You either have it or you don’t. To show leadership there must be something to lead . You cant lead in a vaccum.
          3) But once he became a judge, he lost them as there was no opportunity for him to show it.

          *** I am sure you can spot your mistake. You are a Dr. If not ask me.

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            Part 2

            4) He has no organisational skill, never heading a government department, Business organisation or Social association.

            *** I don’t want to be Critical but none of above is a Pre requisite to be a CM with limited Powers.
            5) However he has wide knowledge, honestly committed and fearlessly espousing atrocities of government and its agents, and will be an asset to Tamils in parliament.

            *** He has the above in abundance and that is why I admire him. Honesty . Integrity and Commitment and he is the man for all seasons and occasions.

            Just consider the following before you come back to me if you want to . Look at Dr.Raghavan the last CM . When he was appointed he said he could hear the heartbeat of the mums who lost sons and daughters. What did he achieve rankly nothing. Gotha turned round and said they are all in “ Paralogam” For me he was fake and total failure . All he ( 50/50 ) did was grant maximum number of Licences to buid Buddhists Vicaras.
            The best person for chief minister is yet to come. May be a reincarnation of Wiggy with Land & Police Powers just like Tamil Nadu.

            Vannakam

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              My apologies for Dr.Sankaralingam and the readers for getting the role of Wiggy who was the CM and Dr.Raghavan who was the Governor wrong .
              But what I meant to say was Dr.Raghavan who was an appointee of the President even with more powers couldnt achieve anything so the criticism of the CM was not justified.

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              4. This shows your ignorance. Even with limited powers you could show your skill. Both Sirisena and Ranil did not have leadership or organizational skill, which was the cause of inactivity during last regime. In contrast Rajapkase brothers have both. I have written articles about leadership and organisational skills, where you could achieve your goals despite adverse conditions. Even Devananda will do better job under these conditions, as he has learnt these skills over the years, occupying ministerial positions.
              5. In the election, CVW’s party is unlikely to win, but I hope Tamil voters will give sufficient support for at least they could elect one candidate on proportional representation so that he could go to parliament.
              6. Issue of Raghavan – It was Sumanthiran who recommended him to Sirisena saying that he was a practicing Buddhist. Secondly Governor is ceremonial post looking after interest of government in the province and not to run provincial council when it is functioning. So do not complain about what he did. Did you hear that he tried to get into TNA national list, with Sumanthiran’s support, and it was opposition of TNA members that prevented him getting nominated. When he failed, he has approached Rajapakses and is in their national list. He was never elected by Tamils, so he is at liberty to have selfish motives. When CVK Sivagnanam is in the midst why look for others.

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            Kali, I have no political affiliation, therefore it is not partisan. But I will not hesitate to call a spade a spade. My attack on Wiggy is based on sound reasoning. I have demonstrated leadership and organisational skills, and therefore I can judge anyone about his skills. Perhaps you have not held leadership position in any organisation of worth or demonstrated your capability to execute matters.
            1. Limited power does not preclude anyone to show leadership. Chandrika then as chief minister of western province with same limited power demonstrated it. What has ability to visit army camps got to do with leadership, when it is clear to anyone that army does not come under the purview of chief minister.
            2. You are using words which you seem not to know the meaning of, perhaps due to swabasha education in Jaffna. Having the population of northern province and experienced public servants under him is no vacuum. Resources may be limited, but you must be efficient to make the best use of it. Please remember even a poor man can manage a house well, if he has the ability.
            3. When one becomes a judge, he is not permitted to run any social or business organisation. It is well known that if you do not practice, you will lose touch. I am sure that you have a reasonable IQ to understand these.

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              Part 1

              Dr. Sankaralingam
              I am truly amazed at your ignorance and level of Intellect and political knowledge. Let me pick holes in your argument which is frankly Flawed. I am not prepared to take lectures from you.
              1) I have no political affiliation, therefore it is not partisan.

              *** May be but yet to be convinced.
              2) My attack on Wiggy is based on sound reasoning.
              *** What are they please. My friend he was a CM with no powers and working within confined space . You are trying to compare Sri Lankan CM to a Tamil Nadu CM Come off it.
              3) I have demonstrated leadership and organizational.

              *** Bravo
              4) Limited power does not preclude anyone to show leadership. Chandrika then as chief minister of western province with same limited power demonstrated it

              *** What was there to lead against GOSL . Are you telling me Sinkala Grievance is the same a Tamil Grievance and powers and the Resources at the disposal of a Northern CM was the same as CBK who was the daughter of SWRD if so you must be out of your mind lacking knowledge of how Sri Lankan politics works.

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                Part 2

                5) What has ability to visit army camps got to do with leadership, when it is clear to anyone that army does not come under the purview of chief minister.
                *** You really don’t get it do you The Powers available to a Northern CM
                2. You are using words which you seem not to know.
                *** Feeling is mutual. You are using words of which have no cue and full of contradiction.
                6) Having the population of northern province and experienced public servants under him is no vacuum.
                *** Just to pick your brains. Let me ask you do you know what the Tamils are facing right now. Have you heard of Accountability and Reconcilation
                Lack of Investment
                Lack of Opportunity.
                Equal rights
                No Police or Land Powers to stop Colonization
                and
                Tamil areas being taken over for Sinhalese Settlements
                Missing persons being found.
                7) Please remember even a poor man can manage a house well, if he has the ability.

                *** I am sure you have a few million Rupees why don’t you jump into the Rings and sort Gotha out and wipe away the Tears of Tamils who have been suffering for 72 Long years. I will then die in the full knowledge that DR.SANKARALINGAM HAS FINALLY ARRIVED.

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                  Part 3

                  7) Please remember even a poor man can manage a house well, if he has the ability.

                  *** I am sure you have a few million Rupees why don’t you jump into the Rings and sort Gotha out and wipe away the Tears of Tamils who have been suffering for 72 Long years. I will then die in the full knowledge that DR.SANKARALINGAM HAS FINALLY ARRIVED.
                  8) When one becomes a judge, he is not permitted to run any social or business organization.
                  *** Dr what is the relevance of the above I am struggling even though I am reasonably well educate with a reasonable IQ.
                  9) This shows your ignorance. Even with limited powers you could show your skill. Both Sirisena and Ranil did not have leadership or organizational skill, which was the cause of inactivity during last regime.
                  *** I am amazed . Are you comparing CM with RW & MS. You may be right about RW & MS. In the case of CM what skill are you talking about and I hope not Needlecraft.
                  You definitely are anti Wigneswaran despite your pretentions and I stand by my word.
                  In contrast Rajapkase brothers have both.
                  *** Both what please. CRIMINALITY and THIEVERY. Record speaks for itself.

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                    Dr. Sankaralingam
                    Siva Siva Sankara
                    I couldnt sleep after reading your reply to my comment which troubled me .
                    1) In contrast Rajapkase brothers have both.
                    *** I also have both. 2 to be precise. How can you say the above. Record speaks volumes.
                    What baffles me is the following
                    Wiggy demonstrated leadership skill when he was at Royal (prefect in 1959) and at Law College (last Tamil president of law students union). but didnt have the Organisational of Leadership Qualities when he became CM.
                    What you have alluded to is the following.
                    In Sri Lanka the problems the Tamils face are down to not having a Leader who has the Organisational and Leadership Qualities. The State has adequate provisions to deal with Tamil Problems and it is down to a Leader to utilise them.
                    So in other words from Independence they all failed.
                    Sir Ramantahan
                    SJV
                    GG Ponnanmpalam
                    Sambanthan
                    Sumanthiran
                    Wiggy.

                    According to you we need someone in the same Calibre are Gotha and MR. You owe me an explanation

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                Kali if you want to attack individuals giving opinion in their real name, please do not do it under cover. You can do it if the other person is also doing the same. You may be excused not to disclose your identity if you are living in Sri Lanka and making comments about powerful personalities in Sri Lanka. Making comments living abroad under pseudonym is nothing nut cowardice.

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                Klai answer to 4 – You are making statements due to your ignorance and bias. No one will say that Sinhala grievance and Tamil grievance are the same. As far as provincial councils are concerned resources at the disposal of a northern CM and CM of an opposition controlled province is the same. While there may not be any development in northern province, development in opposition controlled province will be done by government to prevent opposition getting the credit. When Chandrika was elected Western chief minister, President was Premadasa and UNP was ruling. Only few years prior to it, that her husband was killed by JVP for supporting India with 13th amendment. Premadasa was himself gunning for her as he thought she may be a formidable enemy against him at the next election. Therefore she worked with constraints worse than that encountered by CVW and demonstrated her skills. For this she was given highest ever victory at the election which Gotabhaya despite racist propaganda could not muster. I have made by observations with sound mind and profound knowledge of Sri Lankan politics, unlike you.

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          “The best person for chief minister is Sivagnanam who was municipal commissioner. His name was correctly proposed in 1987 by LTTE…”
          *
          GS, your slips (I mean stripes) are showing I fear.
          *
          People have seen his performance

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    Dr. Gnana Sankaralingam

    “His name was correctly proposed in 1987 by LTTE for the post of chief minister of merged north-east, but India turned him down to install their puppet.”

    C.V. Wigneswaran was seen as a “hanging judge” by all militants irrespective of their affiliation, I was told, especially as far as LTTE was concerned he was another traitor, government lackey.

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      Native, you have not read it properly. What I said was about CVK Sivagnanam being proposed by LTTE. On merit he is the most suitable person among Tamil politicians to hold the post of Chief Minister. To be fair by CVW, his judgments were correct.

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    “read out to the U.S North Corotina.”

    There is no such place in the U.S. I think it is referring to North Carolina. There aren’t many SL Tamils there, but there are a few activists.

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      Agnos

      “There aren’t many SL Tamils there, but there are a few activists.”

      There are Sri Lankans/Eelavars in the USA.
      The FBI is hunting for one Chaminda Prabath Palliyaguru a Sri Lankan born American wanted in connection with alleged sex abuse of a 6 years old child. Are the Sri Lankans child sex offenders competing with American ones. Sri Lankan always want to compare and compete with Americans.

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    Hi Buddy

    Mullivaikal Remembrance Day: Let Us Take Our Decision Today To Move Forward Towards Self-Government:
    *** I am glad you are alive for a moment I thought that Gotha has silenced you. I am sad TNA have not spoken out against Gothas callous disregard for Tamil Rights and Humanity. Cowards die a thousand times but brave men die but once.
    Gotha made the following acts and proclamations.
    1) He will arrest any one who celebrates Maveerar Day
    2) He has no respect for Human Rights.
    3) All the missing Tamils are dead.
    4) Pardoned a Convicted Killer in defiance of Supreme Court ruling.
    5) Promoting a Soldier who was found Guilty by Feltham Magistrates here in the UK.
    6) Making Statements that he will not hesitate to pull out from any World Body who criticize Sri Lanka for promoting Convicted Soldiers.

    Sri Lanka has been ignored by Civilized Nations and her plea for help has been ignored. Sri Lanka is in Dire Straights and her Credit worthiness is Zero and even IMF and waiting for the Election results before deciding on the request for $1500 million to bail out Sri Lankan Economy. Gothas promise to pay Rs 5000 for millions of families until election day is beggars belief when the Country faces doomsday scenario.

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      Mr Kali
      Have you been able to convince a single Tamil family presently living outside North East to voluntarily resettle back in their ancestral areas?
      ( Sampanthan aiya wants to live his remaining days in Colombo among the ‘genocidal’ Sinhalese)

      Soma

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        somass

        Do you have any relatives in Kerala?
        Almost every other day smugglers are being arrested with Kerala Ganja. On 19 th this month a person was arrested with 150KG stuff. Hope you have nothing to do with it.

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        Soma

        You are not as stupid as I thought you were. Now you are talking . The Tamils who are living in the South are Economic Migrants who moved to the South looking for work because successive governments neglected the North & East deliberatly making it a baron land. But take it from me when North & East are united under the 13th Amendment and power devolved whih is Indias baby the TAMIL DAIASPORA will return with Billions and Billions of money and Delevelop . The Tamil Slaves who want to stay in the South are welcome to stay there or you can deport them over the border. Got It

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          Mr Kali
          “…successive governments neglected the North & East deliberatly making it a baron land.”
          The terror war launched to achieve Vadukkdai objective took 30+ years until you decided to halt it temporarily in 2009. Poor project management skills on your part. Even during this project period the only ambition of a Tamil mother was to send her children down to South for safety among the ‘genocidal’ Sinhalese.
          .
          The main obstacle on the way towards a Homeland is the demographic fact that + 50% Tamils ( all Tamil speaking people scattered across the island irrespective of their religion, caste or the date of arrival) live outside North East. AND THEIR DESIRE TO CONTINUE SO.
          .
          If TNA is really serious about a ‘solution’ they must carry out an intensive campaign among the Tamils ( all Tamil speaking people scattered across the country irrespective of their religion caste or the date of arrival) presently living outside North East to go back and settle in their ancestral areas.
          .
          “The Tamil Slaves who want to stay in the South are welcome to stay there or you can deport them over the border.” ( Sampanthan?)
          The Sinhalese should NOT trust the Tamils on this issue – their sole desire is to live in the South AND a Homeland in the North ( Political scientists call this Holiday Resort Model). Therefore we insist a PRIOR agreement that all Tamils will be relocated.

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            somass

            “The terror war launched to achieve Vadukkdai objective took 30+ years until you decided to halt it temporarily in 2009.”

            Don’t be stupid.
            The terror war was the continuation of your Sinhala/Buddhist war against innocent people of this island by other means, ….

            The Sinhala/Buddhist fascist strategy of keeping the people in fear and of the mercy of your supremacists working very well with,
            1948 Citizenship Act, Sinhala Only Act, numerous racially motivated envy driven .. riots, massacres, murders, rapes, arsons, looting, (as an active participant you should know the details), destruction of “libraries” and properties, businesses, …. war against the people since 1971 and your believe in and support for all your terror machine, psychopathic leadership, …. didn’t start with Vattukottai, rather Vattukottai was dead on arrival while your fascist leadership continues with its central obejective of

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            somass

            “The terror war launched to achieve Vadukkdai objective took 30+ years until you decided to halt it temporarily in 2009.”

            Don’t be stupid.
            The terror war was the continuation of your Sinhala/Buddhist war against innocent people of this island by other means, ….

            The Sinhala/Buddhist fascist strategy of keeping the people in fear and of the mercy of your supremacists working very well with,
            1948 Citizenship Act, Sinhala Only Act, numerous racially motivated envy driven .. riots, massacres, murders, rapes, arsons, looting, (as an active participant you should know the details), destruction of “libraries” and properties, businesses, …. war against the people since 1971 and your believe in and support for all your terror machine, psychopathic leadership, …. didn’t start with Vattukottai, rather Vattukottai was dead on arrival while your fascist leadership continues with its central objective of building or replicating an Aryan dictatorship (blessed by Warakagoda Sri Gnanarathana), ………….

            Why are you so determined to finish off or obliterate Sinhalese and Buddhists?

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    I don’t know why this so called judge is not behind bars already. He has given his oath to defend the constitution and it’s clear he’s not doing that. May be he needs a reminder of his responsibilities.

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      Eagle Brain Dead Blind Eye

      Hindians are sending their ships take their people from this island back to Hindia.
      “Indian Navy to bring back Indians stranded in Sri Lanka under Operation Samudra Setu phase 3 “

      You should register yourself with High Commission of India.
      Hurry up and reserve your seat the ship is leaving on the 1st of June 2020.

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        Native (Fake) Vedda,
        Great news. Can get rid of garb age dumped in Sinhale by colonial parasites.

        “Hindians are sending their ships take their people from this island back to Hindia.”

        You better hurry up and register yourself. Uru Warige Wannila Eththo will not allow a k-thoni pretending as a Native Vedda to stay in the Land of Native Sinhalayo and Vedda Eththo.

        “Hurry up and reserve your seat the ship is leaving on the 1st of June 2020.”

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    I have a Question for all the Gotha Lovers Sinkala Pasquali, Helios , Soma and a few others .

    Does it bother any of you that since being elected President by a Racist majority Gotha has not been engaged by any World Leader. Instead he has been ridiculed directly and indirectly by the Civilized World.

    1) Directly By the Californian Judge who responding to the appeal by Ahimsa quite categorically stated that Gotha has a case to answer in the Murder of Lasantha and the only thing that is standing in the way is the immunity he currently enjoys as a President. If it happened to me I will shiver. But not Gotha because he knows he s going to die as a President.
    2) Indirectly. Gotha was the Commander in Chief when Shavendra carried out all the killings a fact accepted by UN and the US State Department who declared there is credible evidence amounting to War Crimes. But Gotha lovers have declared we are the Judge and Jury.
    3) Gotha Pardones a Convicted Killer defying Rule of Law.
    If I was a Sinhalese I will be ashamed to have a President who is rejected by the whole World except India who have total control over him

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      Mr kali
      Insignificant.
      How Gota should feel is upto Gota. I guess he feels immensely proud that he was instrumental in saving the Tamils from a mass murderer.
      As far as I am concerned, as I have said earlier:
      The day I will feel ashamed to be a Sinhalese is the day my Tamil brothern show any slightest tendency to VOLANTARILY move out and resettle in NE and that day I will actively extend my fullest support to create a separate Homeland for Tamils (All Tamil speaking people scattered across the island irrespective of their religion, caste or the date of arrival). 

      Soma

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        somass

        “How Gota should feel is upto Gota.”

        What do you think?
        Does he feel like a human or a lion with Sinha Le?

        ” I guess he feels immensely proud that he was instrumental in saving the Tamils from a mass murderer.”

        Gota should be proud of his brethren his fellow psychopath VP for fighting the LTTE and Tamils with immense support from Hindians.

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        Part 1

        Soma Rama Thero
        I knew it will be easy to attack Gotha Lovers who are intellectually below standard. Let me deal with your garbage.
        1) Insignificant.

        *** Yes it will be insignificant if you stay as a Private Citizen but not when you enter Public Life to serve a Nation like Gotha . You need to have standards and to mix with World Leaders and Gotha doesn’t . In Sri Lanka justice can be bought for a price. Highest bidder is well served.
        2) How Gota should feel is upto Gota. I guess he feels immensely proud that he was instrumental in saving the Tamils from a mass murderer by the Sinhalese MOBS

        *** No it is not up to Gotha and he has been side lined on the World Stage . He was never greeted by a World Leader or invited except Modi who summoned him to be read the Geeta.How can he be immensely proud when he is Deemed as a War Criminal by the UN and US state Department and a Court Case pending for Murder in California when he leaves office.

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          Part 2

          3) As far as I am concerned, as I have said earlier:
          The day I will feel ashamed to be a Sinhalese is the day my Tamil brothern show any slightest tendency to VOLANTARILY move out and resettle in NE and that day I will actively extend my fullest support to create a separate Homeland for Tamils (All Tamil speaking people scattered across the island irrespective of their religion, caste or the date of arrival).
          *** I don’t think you have the mental capacity to work out what you have said above.
          There is a Contradiction and let me help you what you should have said . You should have said the day I will feel RELIEVED to be a Sinhalese and then the rest. Got it

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            Kali
            Challenge on your part is to convince a SINGLE Tamil family presently living outside NE to move back into their ancestral areas. Unless you plan and implement a process of correcting the existing haphazard demographic distribution of Tamil speaking people so that at least 90% of them can enjoy the benefits of desired ‘devolution’ the whole projct is ‘dead on arrival’ to use a cliche.

            ( Sampanthan wants to live his remaining days in Colombo among the ‘genocidal’ Sinhalese and Sumathitharan is planning to rule Jaffna from Colombo)

            Soma

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              Soma

              You are now looking for excuses having failed with your arguments. Give up it is a lost cause.

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                kali
                I know another guy who always thinks he is on top. He was recently admitted to Angoda.

                Soma

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    Well this is a news praise worthy!
    He has no leverage over Tamil vote just try to get a reaction to change the inaction on his part. May be cut some slack for an old man who is 80 years of age with possible signs of mild dementia!

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    The Rajapaksa political mafia couldn’t have asked for a better talking point to energize their COVID-stricken Sinhala-Buddhist voter base during this run up to the elections. Crazy dude Wiggy makes these kinds of racist statements at regular intervals to humour his equally cranky supporters. Symbiosis in action.

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    TNA still believes securing a secret solution. The time it spent with Chitana government was gone without Tamils knowing what TNA talked. TNA spent same time with Yahalapanaya. Now TNA is talking with Royal government. Samapanathar Aiya has said he will talk at the correct time with government. Sampanthan Aiya taking with government, but in 2015 election, Yahapalanaya Candidates swore in south that they didn’t have any deals with Tamils & informed southern Sinhala constituents that they will not any deals with to Tamils. That is how UNP government got small majority in September 2015. In November 2019, Contemporary government completely stayed away from Tamil and Muslims to get its surprising victory over the UNP candidate. During LC election, Old King explained to Sinhala Constituents that Federalism is another English word for separation. After seeing the last election result it is absolutely meaningless attempt to negotiate a Sinhala Buddhist government. Sampanthan Aiya made a long speech in Parliament censuring his third grade deed on that election. But the confusion with TNA’s policy is, in its Secret Solution, what is it seeking from government? Let me ask a serious question from TNA, does it honestly believe Weerawansa, Gammanpila, Rambukwella like racists, who create mountain out of mole hole to flare communal tensions will allow any government to easily rename a Federal constitution as Ekka Rajya?

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    Is that to give Sampanthan Aiya Ekka Rajya, the Royal family is struggling to conduct the election in the middle of the Coronavirus pandemic infection or is that why they are wasting their time in courts? If the answer is yes, what was the hold up of that not materializing from 2010 when he started to negotiated Indian and American sponsorship? Why did Under Secretary Black gave up it want drag Old Royal government to UNHRC? Tamils did not understand if TNA opposed the Internal Self-determination, which is in the Manifesto TNA wrote to CV contest in 2013 September election, why did TNA wrote it? Are they explaining it as only a hasty error in 2013. Sumanthiran who wrote the Manifesto turned out to the biggest competitor of CV even after the court decided that internal self-determination is not separatism. Sumanthiran is hiding the truth to IC that under any name, under any circumstances, not Sinhala Party will go and campaign an election that Tamils are going to get some rights. Only Party deiced to wound down will do grating Ekka Raj for Sumanthiran and Sampanthar Aiya.

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    We launched under SJV a Gandhian style Ahimsa struggle. It was given up after realizing, Gandhi won that war because he took against Britain, who is the first Democratic country. In Contrast, Lankawe turned into dictatorship only to keep Tamils under Army’s jackboot. In 1961 Sirimavo’s government beat up all Satyagrgist and took them on the Rapist Army jeeps, thrown in faraway ditches. Armed struggle started only after SJV exasperated “Only Good Can Save Tamils”. Armed struggled was not Tamils’ willing section. It was forced into Tamils by Rapist Sinhala Buddhist Army & Sinhala Rowdies who time unleashed pogrom to rape, kill destroys and loot Tamils properties.
    Two remarkable facts are outstanding on Tamils’ side:
    1). Tamils did not give up their struggle because they lost the armed struggle with such a massive like dissolution of Tamils; and
    2). They moved their fight into the third phase diplomatic agitation.
    Those two are telling how desperate Tamils are by the loss of their mother land.

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    Tamils’ case is not about few individual Sinhala Army officers violating the fundamental rights or one or two politicians have passed Sinhala Only or Standardization, or it against Mahinda Rajapaksa or Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s war crimes. Our case is against the Sri Lankan Government, which is the representative of Sinhala Nation, the way it is planning and executing genocide of Tamils for the betterment of Sinhala Nation. This was explained in black and white words by JR during the Black July Radio address. He said if his government has to keep his people happy, he has to put Tamils who were battered by the pogrom more starvation. JR explained that he not the president of Tamils and Tamils were not citizens under his government. That is where one can explain how Don Stephen cheated Soulbury with S 29, or SWRD cheated with Banda-Chelva Pact or Dudley cheated with Dudley-Chelva Pact or JR cheated with Indian-Lanka accord or Ranil Cheated with UNHRC Resolution 30/1 or in last week speech, Lankawe President saying if his Army is bothered by any International Organization with legal actions, he would even leave from UN.

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    Our case is against the International Society, which failed to provide Tamils an Internationally available and accepted safe & secured life for the past 70 years from Sinhala government which with its discriminatory laws like Standardization, Sinhala Only for swindle Tamils employment and education opportunities Sinhalese only Defense Sector to impose Emergency, Curfew, PTO and other torture and brutality coercions over Tamil Youngsters and the use of rural rowdies to loot, light and, torture, rape and murder freely over the Tamils & thier properties, lived in South.
    Tamils, who were ruled by the North East Monique kings and Vanni Chieftains never, surrendered their sovereignty to any European nation. The main one, the Jaffna Kingdom’s ruler Chankilian fought with Portuguese until he was captured and even in the captured status never signed any treaty with Portuguese. Jaffna Kingdom was taken over by war victories, against Tamil citizens.
    In Kotte Dom Juan signed off the Kotte Kingdom to Portuguese and it was eventually taken over by Netherlands and then Britain. There was no objection from Kotte Sinhalese to oppose Portuguese supremacy to rule them. Kandy was different story. Kandy Addikaries who were rebelling against Kandy King successfully sought Britain help, fought against the king in British side and signed off Kandy kingdom to British supremacy. Though, Royal family refused to surrender the power, but Addikaries, who fought against the king on behalf of Britain willingly, signed Kandy accord; there was no coerce.

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    North East came under Britain by the agreement between UK & Netherland, which coercively took the title from Portuguese, who in turn took in multiple war victories from Jaffna & Vanni kings and Chieftains. Why I am telling a long story short here is to remind Britain never took the title from Tamils voluntary unlike Kandy accord or Dona Catharina’s Portuguese marriage for Kotte. Basically Tamils refused to hand over their sovereignty to Europeans, noticeably to Britain, while Sinhalese wanted Europeans take over their Kingdoms from their Kings and rule them fairly than their kings. When Britain attached North East to Lankawe, there was no referendum to find out North East people opinion. There was no Tamils representative of North East contributed a signature to Kandyan accord. Later days, when Britain was granting freedom, Britain kept the right to write a constitution for Ceylon with it. Britain implemented in that Don Stephen like Sinhala leaders’ wishes, but ignored Tamils & let them out in decision making process. When Privy Council was called in to arbitrate when Sinhala governments broke the Soulbury Constitution in Indian Pakistani Citizenship Acts and Sinhala Only Act, Privy Council simply ignored Tamils and palm off its responsibility to Sinhala governments.

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      Mallayuran,

      “When Britain attached North East to Lankawe, there was no referendum to find out North East people opinion”

      When was east under the control of Jaffna in the history. In Sri Lankas 2600 yr history there was a jaffna Kingdom for about 300 hyrs, But East was never part of it isn’t it.

      What is the purpose of writing long essays including things which are factually incorrect. How and why would international community help/support you to get a piece of territory you have never ruled before.

      You buggers are hellbent on securing the east in your dream homeland. If you ever get some sort of power devolution it will be Jaffna Peninsula and may be the northern part of Vanni.

      Suba pathum

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        You have been told many times and given evidence.

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        Go and read good history book.

        There were temples, dedicated to the Supreme Lord Ishwaran, on all the four sides, of ancient Ceylon. They safeguarded the little island from oceanic bed upheavals, convulsions and other natural disasters that prevailed in the region during the pre-historical eras. They were Thiruketheeshwaram and Muneshwaram Temples in the West, Thondeshwaram in the South, Koneshwaram in the East and Naguleshwaram in the North.
        These five celebrated Ishwarams or Pancha Ishwaram Temples were important landmarks of the country and had India’s adoration. The erudite scholar and historian, Dr.Paul E.Pieris declared in 1917, at a meeting of the Royal Asiatic Society (Ceylon Branch), that:
        “Long before the arrival of Vijaya there was in Lanka five recognised Ishwarams of Shiva which claimed and received adoration of all India. These were Thiruketheeshwaram which was near Mahatittha, Muneshwaram dominating Salawatte and the pearl fishery, Thondeshwaram near Mantota, ThiruKoneshwaram near the great Bay of Kottiyar and Naguleshwaram near Kankesanturai ” .
        How each of these five Pancha Ishwaram Temples survived the ravages of time and destruction by foreign invaders, is the subject of narration in the following pages.

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          Anpu thanbi,

          Before the arrival of Buddhism the hela tribes were Hindus. As with most races, the hela evolved in to sinhala. This is just a different stage of the evolution process. Backward races like yours do not evolve,

          Any way, ask yourself in spite of your concocted history why have you not been recognised by UN or any other body. Accept man your homeland is Tamil Nadu,.

          Pls give these evidence to UN and the international community and get your area recognised.

          See you thanbi

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            RAVI PERERA the Sinhala Speaking Demela

            Its you again!!!
            Good to hear from you.

            “Before the arrival of Buddhism the hela tribes were Hindus.”

            Was there a Hindu religion in or before 500 BC?
            Was there a hela tribes in or before 500 BC or did the people who lived in this island in 500 BC call themselve Hela?
            Have they left any evidence to prove their existence apart from your recently concocted myth?

            “Backward races like yours do not evolve,”

            May or may not be true however Anpu’s people (tribes) are known to live in many parts of the world, for example

            Sundar Pichai Chief Executive Officer of Alphabet Inc.’s (Google’s parent company) pay packet is $250 million,

            A. R. Rahman who won two Oscar for music, three Nobel Prize winners

            C. V. Raman, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1930.
            Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1983.
            Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 2009,

            Richest Tamils include B. S. Abdur Rahman, Tatparanandam Ananda Krishnan Malaysia (net worth $7 Billion),

            Abdul Kalam President of India,
            Kailasavadivoo Sivan Director of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)

            His tribal language has been recognised as Classical Language “https://www.britannica.com/topic/Tamil-language”

            Srinivasa Ramanujan, Indian mathematician whose contributions to the theory of numbers include pioneering discoveries of the properties of the partition function (https://www.britannica.com/biography/Srinivasa-Ramanujan).

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            Did you type your comment from Portugal? Or you are still evolving within EElam?

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        ” In Sri Lankas 2600 yr history “ Are you talking about the story of a woman sleeping with lion? Where is the prove the lion was a Hela Race. Lions are known as African Lions and Asian Lions. Asian Lion are almost extinct. But some jackals and donkeys in Wildlife Sanctuary too calling them that they are too are Lions. Same way, tigers are known as Indian, Indonesian and Siberian. Elephants known as African and Indian…….
        The story further telling the rowdies brought 700 women brought from Tamil Nadu, because there were no women, nor lioness for them to marry in those days Lankawe. Where your Hellish women were hiding without coming forward marring the rowdies? Feared of the rowdies or shy? The Northern Tamil women might have refused to marry the rowdies so they without telling the truth in TN (told only about zero casualty), brought 700 women. In any case Vijaya had no ancestry. That could mean he was immediately killed by some TN princes hearing a new dynasty was staring in Northern Ceylon.

        (Don’t be an idiot to waste your time and my time. Tivu Wamsa, which was written by the nuns who received education from Manimekhala and her disciples clearly saying all the Kings in the starting of its time had only Tamil names. So the Tamils Hindus, just like TN, started to become Tamil Buddhists. Tamil King Ravana 5000 years ago, built the Konessar Aalayam )

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          Mallayurna thanbi,

          Pls place your facts in front of the UN and international community and get your state. Why have you failed so far. Is it purely because of Rajiv gandhis Ghost ?

          You leader CV Wigneswaren wrote an article pleading with the sinhalayas to accept you buggers also as an ancient community belong to this country. Your homeland is Toliet nadu

          Thanks for letting me know that I am an idiot, something professors of three countries did not know.

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    Once the freedom war started, International Society stood with Sinhala Governments to massacre Tamils. UN was just sitting and witnessing a war without witness. In 2009 May, UNSG, Indian Government & others tepid dealing with War Criminal government so the UNHRC failed to take any action against government but rather it admired the way the government’s war crimes. Further for last five years, International governments were again without any action on the Resolution 30/1. So last March while they were, sitting and gaping, Lankawe government bravely exited from the accord it signed with UNHRC. Remember, government did not withdraw from their May 2009 Resolution which adored the Rapist Army’s conduct. It was not just for Tamils, but really a shameful incident for IC, whether they would like to agree or oppose Lankawe on that.
    So for the last 500 years, successively, Tamils have been reduced to mousey drabs, by Sinhala governments as well as IC. In the third phase of freedom fight, Tamils are demanding justice from International society. This diplomatic agitation is not IC to grant few perks in the Sinhala Government’s Constitution or more chance to jobs. Tamils not looking for one or two criminals arrested by Aanduwa, kept in five star hotels and rented private apartments as prison and later released by a presidential pardon in two or three weeks.

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    Past eleven years none of the diaspora organization were able to achieve anything thought they read in their meeting long lists, worthless for penny, as their proud achievements. The sad status is none of them capable of understanding that if they had achieved something, at least one benefit would have come to Tamils by now. Some had sent their collected money to back Thayakam. But the economic ambitions to Tamils have to be beyond. It has to build with support of IC so no more looting or burning the Tamils properties; Tamils should be able to plan on their way; not imposed their economic activities by the government, like in a communist county. We saw during pogroms, years of hard works, all over Ceylon were going in smoke in matter of hours. Centuries of collection were burned in hours with the guard of Army in Jaffna Library. So deployment cannot be succeeding unless IC prepared give its assent and offer protection for Tamils’ economy. We need to build numerous cooperative organizations in their communities partly funded by diaspora consumer Co-Ops . International Charities and embassies have to be made get involved, so the destruction Sinhala army does will come out like it happened in Muthur Action Farm. Otherwise it is waste of Diaspora’s saving and poor people’s efforts. The horse must before the cart. All kind of permanent political solutions and Massive developmental activities must be only IC conduct an investigation of the Tails genocide.

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    Tamils waking up during the Remembrance Day is not going to advance Tamils’ cause
    After the war, the worst regressive sitting of UNHRC for Tamils was March 2020. In March 2020, at UNHRC, it was a missed opportunity for Tamils by their leaders. The leaders went there in parties with their private ambitions like development to North East, Referendum to North East, and Political solution to North East from Sinhala Government. They only competed with each other to demonstrate that they were the smartest; but failed to stand together in front of the IC. If the leaders are going to solve Tamils’ problems in Geneva, they will have to go as one; but if they go for an auction in Geneva to buy lot of fame, they will be going in teams to compete with each other. So they completely failed to make IC to take any fruitful decision on that occasion where Lankawe withdraw from the five years agreement. IC very easily fell into the trap of Lankan ministers’ Aappa diplomacy. In the light on March 2020, CV would like understand that breeding of one more donkeys, (i.e another International Tamil organization) is not going to plough the field. CV’s first effort is to bring all the donkeys under one yoke. CV would easily recognize that the adamant one is not the one ready to work for Tamils; the flexible ones will work together like the doves flew away with the hunter’s net in the Panchatantra story.

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    Dear Hon Judge

    Please ask the Hon President to ban all the language and religious parties, bring compulsory military service, abolish all the PC’s, allow only parties to with National policies to field qualified economists as candidates/technocrats through out the land including North and East of Mother Lanka with specific ban on any Lawyers ever to enter politics please.

    You can investigate Tamil crime on Tamils since 1970 sponsored by FP/TULF/TNA, Tamil Nadu crime on Sri Lanka a foreign sponsored terrorism, send all the TNA elected to every family lost their children due to the blunders by FP/TULF including armed forces families down South…as this is their job to ask for forgiveness and not the fault of the people of North.

    All your wish list will come trues in matter of hours………all our Mother Lankan children jailed will be released, all our children will be in the armed forces will keep the Nation safe from all harm including prevention of plundered sea resources, drug smuggling and in general keeping the land safe from all the environmental destructions be it inland or from the surrounding sea. talk education of our children without reference to Language and Religions……as we can set example to others in all we do always.

    Thank you

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      You can ban parties with language and religious names.
      The ideology?

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        Instead of article 9, ban the whole Lankawe’s constitution.

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