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“No Wise Country Celebrates War Victory After A Civil War” Says NPC

“No wise country celebrates war victory after a civil war. The American Civil War is not celebrated as the victory of the North versus the South where 600,000 Americans died.  After the battle of Gettysburg President Abraham Lincoln made his famous Gettysburg address.  He went out of the way to show that it was a common victory.  Unfortunately in Sri Lanka, the political leadership indulged and continues to indulge in triumphalism celebrating the victory over the LTTE.” says the National Peace Council.

Special Forces Combat soldiers ride in a parade during a war victory ceremony in ColomboIssuing a statement NPC today calls for religious observances islandwide in memory of all those who lost their lives during the war and restoration of normality for war-affected displaced communities. “The need for reconciliation between all communities must be foremost in the minds of all people and our political leaders.” the NPC said.

The NPC said; “The government will be having its “Victory Day” celebration in Matara in the Southern Province on May 18.  In preparation for this celebration the government ordered the closing over 40 schools in the Matara city area for over a week to facilitate the organizing of the logistics relating the celebratory events.  This is an indication of the importance that the government is placing on this celebration in which the bravery and sacrifice of the Sri Lankan security forces will be commemorated. Concurrently, the government has prohibited any public commemoration of the end of the war in the Northern Province.  The government has expressed its opposition to the occasion being used by political parties and separatist groups in the North to glorify the LTTE.  The diametrically different government positions with regard to public commemorations of the end of the war in the North and South reveals a chasm that continues to exist in the polity.

“The National Peace Council is saddened by the continuing emphasis on the divisions that exist within Sri Lankan society instead of on factors that could genuinely unify the polity.  Our country is once again leaving space to the people in the North to develop their own structures to deal with their sorrows and issues which will contribute to a separate state of mind. There is no peace when there is victory and defeat side by side on the same issue.  It was all of Sri Lanka that went through a thirty year war that saw large scale civilian casualties through offensives, bomb attacks and assassinations.  We should remember all who died in the hope that this bloodletting will never occur again.  This indeed is the message and recommendation of the Lessons Learn and Reconciliation Commission appointed by His Excellency the President, which is yet to be implemented in full.”

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  • 41
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    (a)This is not a wise country
    or
    (b)Perhpas they think they did fight a war with a another country Tamil Eelam

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      (c) or maybe they were wise enough to be able to defeat the terrorists that no previous government could defeat.

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        No previous government couldn’t defeat LTTE because then governments didn’t resort to genocide of Tamils like what Maharajapakse the devil did.

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          .
          Paul, are you sure? If they win, why are they behaving like losers?

          :-)

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            aratai….How would you describe the behaviour of the LTTE, after cremating the TELO, EPRLF, PLOTE and others…!!? Do you really have some knowledge of it….or you are still a kid to demand the world to give justice to the Tamils for the crimes committed on their own people by the LTTE !!? ( It doesn’t mean that I defend a dictator called Rajapakse), for, …normally parties involved in those crimes find it very easy to escape by painting independent voices ,either as Pro LTTE or Pro Rajapakses.

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              Rev.Devil

              Aratai is not motivated by LTTE ideology or lack of it.

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          Good points NPC!

          However, the name of the game is DISTRACT (with racist attacks against minorities who do not exist), DIVIDE and RULE the Sinhala Modayas!

          Keeping the war alive with victory celebrations is his principle means to DISTRACT Sinhala Modayas from the Rajapaksa family and cronies corruption and criminality..

          No RECONCILIATION with minorities is possible because Mahinda Rajapaksa needs minorities to be the THREAT EXCUSE and build up the Sinhala military to protect the Jarapassa dictatorship.

          The minorities are Gota’s excuse to keep a massive and expensive military and STATE TERRORISM APPARATUS in place to protect the Jarapassa dictatorship. Gota the goon in using Islamophobia and guess what, the dead tiger – to militarize Lanka and rule the Sinhala Modayas..

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          Thank you NPC for this statement! Very important.

          Civil society and liberals should organize a candle light vigil to commemorate the dead and protest against the RACIST Victory Celebration of the Sinhala Modayas – in Colombo.

          We will join.

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            I will ask One question from the Government.
            Why don’t they celebrate the ‘Victory/Victories’ over the JVP?

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          MMMmm…Poor Premadasa thought that Evil Velupillai was a people’s Leader…but the world saw his Jaffna selfishness and arrogance…to prove his animal nature at the final stage of the battle. Now the left outs of his animals continue to cheat small minds in Europe and other parts of the world.

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          No man, CBK added in her speech given to one of the American Unis in 2012, everyone could have defeated rebells millitarily but in the same time creating human losses that go to uncoutable numbers as it is the case of Rajapakshe. Today, entire world is against Srilanka not knowing how many of the civilians were killed or went missing at the end of the brutal war.

          I have no doubt, almost any right thinking, human friendly, peace loving would respect that response of CBK.

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          Actually the Sri Lankan army stopped the Genocide of non LTTE tamils.

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            srilankan

            “Actually the Sri Lankan army stopped the Genocide of non LTTE tamils.”

            Actually the Sri Lankan armed forces appropriated the glory of committing genocide from LTTE. So that they could commit it themselves.

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        That’s exactly is wht the NPC is saying. A wise country does not celebrated year after year a victory over a civila war.

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          It was not a civil war. It was a war on terrorism.

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        d) but strugglling today being unable to defeat Rajapakshe criminals – that have taken the judiciary onto their hands for the their political survival. Sooner or later, people will realize the gravity of the situation.

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      Rajash

      “No Wise Country Celebrates War Victory After A Civil War” Says NPC

      Americans and Russians invent New External Enemies.

      in Sri Lanka,The Paras invent real or imagined internal Enemies. No shortage of enemies to be selected by the Paras.

      The List So far

      1. Tamils
      2. Hindus.
      3..=Christians.
      4. Portuguese
      5, Dutch
      6.English
      7. Indians
      8. Malays etc.

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        Dear Amarasiri – when will they come for the veddas?

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          Rajash

          Ask the Paras.

          Right now, Para-Sinhala are busy going after other Paraa.

          Therefor, it is urgent to get ALL the Paras back to South India and India, Let the paras fight it out in South India, and leave the Land of the native Veddah, alone.

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            The Hindu reported, “Do not commemorate Prabakaran’s death anniversary – India tells refugees.”

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              BBS agent

              “The Hindu reported, “Do not commemorate Prabakaran’s death anniversary – India tells refugees.”

              According to my Elders this was the very Hindu and its former editor N Ram supported and promoted VP as the Tamil’s only leader, and shoved him in their throat.

              Now they want the Tamils to disown VP after having done enough killing and destruction. Hindians don’t remember their hypocrisy that much.

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      Rajash, Paul & Thiru,

      (a) War against the brutal LTTE was absolutely justified. A military defeat of the LTTE was the only way to end it. Period.

      (b) Yearly military style celebration of the brutal war against the LTTE is not wise. In fact, Rajapassa’s celebration is downright stupid.

      It is done to massage their ego. To build the dynasty. To bamboozle the stupid electorate.

      It is driving us furhter apart. Rather than healing our wounds through a rock solid commitment to non-violence to resolve our problems.

      All of us suffered. All of us lost. No body won.

      Cheers!

      PS: Sri Lankans are starting to get tired of these highly politicized, divisive, way too frequent Rajapassa military parades.

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        Ben
        “All of us suffered” “All of us lost” “no body won”
        Very eloquently put.

        And those few who think they won and accumulating wealth …..that will be short lived too.

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      I read somewhere, the most popular scenes related to licking the earth by MR on the day, he thought to have the war was supposed to be ended was a greater mistake. Few days after this licking scenes spread to the world only th forces had defeated them really

      Anyway, the man is actor for his family, relatives and the nation is now no secret.

      Our people are in general dont belong to the category – modest.
      So being out of the country, I really dont think this kind of celebrations are not common to typical developing mentalities.

      Even if all records are becoming clear him to have gone wrong with so called gigantic projects, the man goes on saying that they have develped the country that and this. They dont yet talk about the uncountable amounts that they have wasted sofar – it is said, over 90% of the loans taken on behalf of the development projects are deliberately being wasted by Rajapakshes family and the relatives.

      It is said, alone for getting speeches written for the Washintgon, Rajapaskhhes have spent millions of dollars – it is all becuase of the their principle based on the foreign appointments by the current administration.
      They just change the pillow to heal the headache – there is no vision at all in the current administraton run by MOST STUPID RULERS right at the moment

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        Leelage Nangi,
        “….there is no vision at all in the current administraton run by MOST STUPID RULERS right at the moment”

        Yes there is a Vision.

        The Vision is to keep the Voting Majority uneducated, or under-educated, so that they can be exploited by the ‘Uneducated Rulers’ for their own advancement!

        Have you got any suggestions for a better set of Politicians?

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      The writer describes it fully underestimating that the nation (average) may be intelligent. Had they ever been wise, how could they repeate their mistakes by voting to UPFA canddiates, although opposition candidates clearly proved the levels of abuses (in the lines of unestimable corrutption levels) that the MR regime has reached to this day.

      When I read all these, being out of the country, I feel that average folks should be born fools bearing easily manipulative mind sets. Any genuine minded administration THAT respect ethics and world norms could easily control ALL these in the no war situation, but Rajapakshes have failed to do so. Not only opposition politicians, but also the general public should be made accoutable for all the problems that the nation has to face to this day.

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    Sixty six years didn’t bring about any nation building but has resulted in the most racist regime since independence and thuggery masquerading as government: Tamils, Hindus, Muslims and Christians are alienated.

    Sinhala Buddhist state violence and yellow robed terrorism is rising against minorities similar to that in Nazi Germany.

    War victory celebrations year after year remind us that there is no one nation to talk about: In fact these celebrations confirm that there are two nations in the island.

    The notorious Sri Lankan regime can learn a valuable lesson from Ukraine’s plight today: But I doubt, they will.

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      Thiru

      “Sinhala Buddhist state violence and yellow robed terrorism is rising against minorities similar to that in Nazi Germany. “

      This is called Sri Lanka Buddha Dhamma, also known as Para-Sinhala Para-Monk Mahanama “Buddhism”.

      You need to call a Spade, a Spade.

      Please do mot call a Spade, Buddhism and insult Buddha.

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    I have never seen anyone so stupid as the average Sinhala people!!! All Sri lankans are suffering, as far as law and order, making a decent living, above all leading a peaceful existence. Average people cannot make both ends meet, while the ruling class and the catchers are globe trotting and amassing wealth at the expense of the common man. Drug trafficking by a top politician goes without any action!!!

    Yet the average simhalese is going to celebrate the killing of fellow citizens!!! Don’t these stupid people demand that the money spent for these celebrations should be spent to help the common good of the citizens!! At least they should demand that it should be given to the poor Sinhalese!!!This country is destined to be doomed shortly!!!

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    As we speak another politician shot dead in Colombo. No picked up yet by Daily Mirror or CT.

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    Can somebody in the NPC remind these idiots that there was a bunch of terrorists held this country to ransom and there was no civil war.
    The terrorists were quite rightly eliminatedc]\ and the organisation decimated.
    hat was a victory that should be celebrated.
    If they don’t like it stay at home and brood or get pissed drunk..

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      Innocent Tamils were and are being killed since 1956 by State Sponsored Terrorism!! What do you call the pogroms against the innocent Tamils in 1956, 1958, 1977, 1983 and every day since then. What do you call the aerial bombings in the northern and eastern provinces for the last so many years? What do you call the burning of the famous library and several schools and temples with people inside? Have forgotten that the LTTE was the byproduct of SINHALA STATE TERRORISM. I think according to him/her only Sinhalese lives and precious and Tamils are there for the hunting pleasure of the sadistic Sinhalese.

      Have you all forgotten even Sinhalese youths were hunted and killed by the thousands in the south? What does it prove, Sinhalese are not fit enough to be leaders and one cannot expect justice, law and order or compassion or co-existence from them!!!They will sell their soul for the crumbs that fall from the tables of the ruling class!!

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        Whoever doesn’t want Sinhalese leaders in this country can kindly leave. You can cry and whine all you want but this is a country with a Sinhala majority and it will be ruled by a Sinhalese. This is the country of the Sinhalese.

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    The problem lies with the Para-Monk Monk Mahanama and his Imaginations and lies, which the Para-Sinhala believe in the Land of Native Veddah.

    “No wise country celebrates war victory after a civil war. The American Civil War is not celebrated as the victory of the North versus the South where 600,000 Americans died. After the battle of Gettysburg President Abraham Lincoln made his famous Gettysburg address. He went out of the way to show that it was a common victory. Unfortunately in Sri Lanka, the political leadership indulged and continues to indulge in triumphalism celebrating the victory over the LTTE.” says the National Peace Council.:

    The solution is to call Monk Mahanama “Buddhists”, LTTE and Wahhabis Terrorists as send those Terrorists back to South India,if they cannot be rehabilitated.

    Action Item: A Poster is Given Below.

    Thank you for bringing to notice to ALL these facts. So, in order to create an Egalitarian Society, where beliefs and myths are private personal issues, the facts pertaining to Lanka need to be pointed out. What are the facts pertaining to Lanka? So, this is Amarasiri;s Poster, which Amarasiri wants on every wall in Lanka. Those Para who cannot live as Egalitarian members of society, in keeping with the Native Vehhah culture and Ethics, are requested to leave for their Native Land, South India, as proved by DNA analysis of the Paras.

    ****************SINHALA POSTER ********************

    PARAYANI PALAYAW DAKUNU INDIYAVATA
    PARA-SINHALAYO, PARA-DEMALO, PARA-MUSLIMO, PARAGIO VADDANOVI INNA NAM, PALAYAN INDIYAVATA
    NUBALAGE DNA THAMAI SADAKA
    LANKAVA VEDDI AETHHO URUMAYA

    *************************

    PARA-SINHALAYO, PARA-DEMALO, PARA-MUSLIMO, PARAGIO
    PALAYAW DAKUNU INDIYAVATA
    AETTHO VEDDI URUMAYA. LANKAVATA SAMAYA.
    VEDDI AETTHOTA SAMAYA. HONDA PARISARAYA.

    **************************************
    ENGLISH TRANSLATION:
    ***************************************
    PARA FOREIGNERS GO BACK TO SOUTH INDIA
    PARA-SINHALA, PARA-TAMIL, PARA-MUSLIM, FOREIGNERS
    TO LIVE WITHOUT FEAR, GO BACK TO SOUTH INDIA
    YOUR DNA IS PROOF
    LANKA VEDDAH PEOPLES INHERITANCE LANKA PEACE. PEACE FOR VEDDAH PEOPLE. GOOD ENVIRONMENT

    ******************************

    PARA-SINHALA, PARA-TAMIL, PARA-MUSLIM, FOREIGNERS

    GO BACK TO SOUTH INDIA

    LANKA VEDDAH PEOPLES INHERITANCE

    ***************************

    Lanka will be peaceful, and the Naive Veddah can live in an environmentally friendly manner. No more Para Wars. REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS AND QUOTES FOR

    1. DESIGNING THE ABOVE POSTERS IN SINHALA, TAMIL AND ENGLISH
    2. PRINTING OF 100,000 EACH POSTER IN EACH LANGUAGE
    3. POSTING ON 300,000 WALLS IN SRI LANKA NEXT TO OTHER POSTERS.
    PROPOSAL DUE DATE MAY 20, 2014.

    Amarasiri

    • 3
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      here again you are stuck onto Mahanama…

      How many times readers of CT made it clear, failure lies not on Rev. Mahanama, but the ones that failed to do with updates of Mahawamsa.

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        Leelagemalli

        “failure lies not on Rev. Mahanama, but the ones that failed to do with updates of Mahawamsa.”

        Yes. That is correct.

        Ptolemy, Aristotle and the Catholic Church were of the opinion that the Earth was fixed and the Sun went around the Earth, and cited Joshua of the Bible, Sunrise from the East etc.

        The Copernicus Revolution by Copernicus with evidence and support from Galileo, Kepler and finally from Newton, put an end to the Geocentric model and revisions made. Even the Catholic Church admitted that Galileo was right.

        It is high time the Mahawansa with flying Buddha and Lions copulating with humans Myths are exposed, and the Para-Sinhala and other Para masses masses educated, including the so-called educated, who still believe that the Astrology based on the Geocentric model can predict human personal events.

        However, still the Para-Monk Mahanama and his lies and imaginations have not been corrected and revised despite overwhelming evidence.

        Read: Mahavamsa- An Insult To The Buddha!
        December 21, 2013 |
        By Sharmini Serasinghe –

        Caution- The following is more suitable for the broad-minded and the wise. Others are kindly advised to pass!

        Wonder if ours might have been a wiser, and a more ‘humane’ society, had our ‘ancient’ history, been based on Aesop’s Fables, instead of the Mahavamsa. For if not for the Mahavamsa, the Sinhalese may not have been endowed, with the reputation, of “Sinhalaya Modaya (The Sinhalese are Fools)”!

        Go to the link for rest of the story.

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      Amarasiri you are displaying double standards
      “Naive Veddah can live in an environmentally friendly manner”

      you should get rid of your computer and use quil and leaf to write your comments and send them by parrots to CT

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        Rajesh,

        “you should get rid of your computer and use quil and leaf to write your comments and send them by parrots to CT”

        Native Veddah have been improving their technology at their own pace as needed. The developed the bow and arrow and their cousins in Australia developed the Boomerang, an aerodynamically designed weapon. It is true the Chinese developed Gun Powder and the Middle Easterners, The Greeks, the Egyptians and later Europeans improved on different products

        Did the Para-Sinhala and Para-Tamil develop the Computer? The Arabs invented Al-gebra that was the precursor to calculus and preserved the Greek Knowledge and Astronomy. The Europeans further developed it, during the age of reason.

        If the Para Sinhala and Para-Tamils can use the computer developed by the Europeans, the Native Veddah can do better.

        However, the native Veddah are not racists, but egalitarians.

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        as A Vaddaha,
        we Hope He will use Wallapatta to cover his nakedness too.

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      amASSiri the altar boy, we have got bored with your same old rubbish cut-paste stuff. please grow up and post something meaningful

      i think you badly need pope treatment next year

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        “Ding” Elo Elo Elo

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    NPC may like to consider the fact that the American Civil War was in fact a CIVIL war. The Southern States did not resort to attacking civilians as the LTTE did. Is the NPC engaging in peace making or anti Government propaganda?

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    Once again Chief Minister Justice Wigneswaran has proven that he is smarter than any other politician in the country. He has once again shown that petty political events do not mean anything in the true sense.

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    NPC wake up. Your appeal for sanity should be for the civilized.

    Sri Lankans are not civilized. We have a thuggocracy in the guise of a democracy. The Sri Lankans(not the rank and file either)as a race is blood thirsty and has a horrendous history of barbarity. In the hands of the Sri Lankans even Buddhism has become a tool of violence.

    These devil worshippers revere acts of barbarity. Hence the forthcoming celebration of genocide in Matara.

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    NPC can go to hell…

    it’s our victory and we crushed tamil terrorism and we have to celebrate the bravery and sacrifice of the Sri Lankan security forces. that will be commemorated in grand style.

    it’s hard for all kallathoni minorities to accept the war victory

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      Ela cant give “Ding” for what you have written, I think it makes sense we should not be celebrating the victory over LTTE, look at it in this angle
      I think you and I both agree equal no of Singhala and some muslims also lost lives during the armed conflict. So by celebrating aren’t you doing injustice to 100’s of thousand of people who have lost loved ones all over the country?

      Most of the LTTE cadres are forced conscripts, child soldiers who had nothing to do with V Paraba karan’s ideology. It’s best of we change this to kind of commemorating day for all lives lost during the period of the war. A day to reflect and make sure that it does not happen again.

      But hey, we are already gearing up for the next 50 years of conflict.

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    Why not, SL should celebrate the hard fought war , Tamils should join this at least they can send their kids to school instead of gurrella war

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    Those that call themselves Sinhela did not come exclusively from south India. The original paras came from the north with Vijaya. It is this original lot that were prone to violence and genocide. Ceylone was also settled with fisher folk from Burma, Bangladesh and other neighbouring countries. The original inhabitants of the island were highly civilized and of Dravidian decent. The native Veddahs are a remnant of this original tribe.

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      singhe Don’t tell me you have ejuculated at the end of your dream. Have more of it.

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    There is no country like our thrice-blessed land, the miracle of Asia!

    Mihin Lanka is in the making! We are beyond comparison. We are right and the world is wrong. We are home growing everything including the meaning of the Dharma-chakra, the Buddhist symbol. The world should learn from us, as we are the center of the universe and as a thrice-blessed land, are setting the standards for the world to emulate.

    Dr.Rajasingham Narendran

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      I think some of our so called “Devout Buddhist Scholars” have started “teaching” Lord Buddha himself. Post humously.

      Cheers!

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    —and our very truthful and very Buddhist President has recently promised that he will implement everything the UNHRC resolution demands (including the LLRC recommendations), except the international inquiry into war crimes. He, obviously does not want the LTTE war crimes exposed (given his claim of a humanitarian war conducted by the forces under his command), in a truly Buddhist spirit!

    What a bundle of contradictions and lies! He apparently does not realize he is spinning a web in which he is not only trapping himself, but also this unfortunate country. Delusion transforming into insanity!

    The opposition political parties have to organize counter events to commemorate all the war-victims in all parts of the South. The events could be small, but should bring out the best in us as a people.

    The NPC should come forward to demand this from all political groupings other than the UPFA.

    NPC- the days of words are apparently over. It is time for some sort of affirmative action.

    Dr.RN

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      Haven’t you noticed that most of the political groupings have have accepted Mahinda Chintana and joined the UPFA. Those in the opposition cannot even make up a common manifesto to fight an election let alone rule the country. Sinhalese by far know this and that’s why they vote for MR.

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        Nope, if you give every moda Sinhalese a rice parcel and Rs.200 they will each guarantee a vote. Mahinda Jarapakka knows how dumb u sinha-lames and and he’s playing it nicely.

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          In Kandy, 3-wheeler drivers can be recruited for election parades by giving them 4 liters of petrol, a chicken buriyani parcel and half a bottle of arrack!

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    Lets continue to waste public funds, after all we fools who voted for this monster are feeling its effects. Downright thick and no concern for public money. Ultimately, its we and our generations that will pay for this expensive saga of the crusades of this regime.

    “When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they can seem invincible, but in the end, they always fall. Think of it–always.”
    ― Mahatma Gandhi

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    First and foremost, it wasn’t a civil war that we won, it was a 33 year terrorist war that our forces had ended. Only Tamil Tigers would compare it to the American civil war. And NPC fellows have been persistent backers of Tamil Tigers.

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      mechanic,
      “First and foremost, it wasn’t a civil war that we won, it was a 33 year terrorist war that our forces had ended.”

      The roots of this Para war, between the Para-Sinhala and Para-Tamils goes back to 6th Century ACE (AD), when Hinduism made inroads to Buddhism, and para-Monk came up with his lie sand imaginations to ‘Save’ Buddhism from Hinduism.

      It was rejuvenated after 1948.

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    Tamils can say these rubbish things because they DON’T have a country!!

    IF they had a country they will know why it is important to celebrate the war victory.

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      @ that F@#$ing Fool – FF – In that case all other communities including the Sinhala Modayas will have to find another country. Only the Vedda Community have the right to this land.

      Stop being such a Biggot and more over go see a shrink to get your head checked…your statements are very contradicting…

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        Oma Yang

        Thats what I have been telling both Sinhalese and Tamils.

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          Veddo

          civilised sinhalese people came out of the jungle and uncivilised few left in the jungle, now we call them Vedda

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            kris

            “civilised sinhalese people came out of the jungle and uncivilised few left in the jungle, now we call them Vedda”

            When the Sinhalese came out of the jungle were there any white men Bible in their hands awaiting to convert and baptise you from humans to morons?

            Thats too bad.

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              Veddo

              There are lots of Sinhalese untouched by white man, those people are call sinhalese , white man touched Sinhalese we call Lansi

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    Why complain?

    Tamils can commemorate the DEFEAT!!

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      THE BOYS PLAYED WELL :)

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    There are NO winners in WAR – particularly a CIVIL WAR. It is sad that MR and his government continue to find it right and proper to ‘celebrate’ this day. WE as a nation should continue to MOURN at this time FIRSTLY that (many of) our Tamil brethren, destined to share this bit of planet with us needed to go down the route of armed conflict to win some respect and dignity. SECONDLY that many good lives were lost in the long battle to bring peace, THIRD, that nearly 1825 days have gone by without us seeing any palpable evidence of true reconciliation, FOURTHLY, that instead of reconciliation, we now have fostered in our midst an odious, despicable and quasi-officially approved bunch of goons who are hell bent on furthering their devious opprobrium on other sections of our island communities. Till good sense returns to OUR PEOPLE, the BARBARIC BASTARDS WILL CONTINUE TO HAVE THEIR WAY. God bless Sri Lanka!

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    The heroes are the innocent civilions that died without a vepon to fight or protect themselves be it in Veliweriya or in Nandikadal. Be it against the LTTE or the SL millitary. Tax monies spent on these celebrations belong to innocent Singhalese and Tamils and all other ethnic minorities too. All of us should wake up to stop this nonscence.

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    But this country is ruled by

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    But we are ruled by Rajapaksha family.

    Promised 13+ political package is forgotten and celebrating the killing of 40,000 Tamil civilians by their Army.

    After all ”We killed 40,000 Tamil civilians” racist card will keep the Rajapakshe family in power.

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      This I really felt like that ” we are ruled by Raja family” at the time, this man was telling the press lately, that no web blocks will be implemented by his administration.
      Anything and everythibng is handled for their sake.. for their survival. No matter impunity would have reached to the levels of pakistan or somalia, the man should live up his fantasies – which are nothing else, to stay as the so called properous leader for the the stupid nation.

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    This is for all SRI LANKANS to celebrate their freedom from (LTTE) terrorism and live in Peace. This is nothing to do with any politics.

    This was a terrorist war not a civil war and Sri Lanka should be proud that they are the only country in recent history that has militarily defeated a terrorist organisation. WELL DONE TO THE SL ARMY!! GOD BLESS

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    Another story for the NPC to create some publicity and collect some funds.

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    defeating LTTe is definitely worth celebrating and all sri lankans should not forget 30yrs of suffering else it will happen again. it is also good to remember the innocent civilians who died on both sides., again so that this shld not happen again.

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    This was NOT a civil war but a war on terror ! the terror of living in fear of being caught to a suicide bomb is no more. The treat of our children being taken away by force to fight a war and be killed is no more. So why not celebrate ?????

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    You’re comparing the American civil war to ours? That’s apples to oranges. We fought with a terrorist organization who killed innocent civilians. While I agree we don’t need elaborate, expensive parades ever year, it should be a day of remembrance for all the soldiers who died and got wounded fighting to end it.

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    Only the frogs in the well in National Peace Council (NPC) would believe that “American Civil War is not celebrated as the victory of the North versus the South where 600,000 Americans died.”

    The members of NPC must be sent to the US on May 30th, 2016 at the expense of general public so that they can see how the Memorial Day, which is a federal holiday in the United States for remembering the people who died while serving in the country’s armed forces, is celebrated. This holiday, which is observed every year on the last Monday of May, originated as Decoration Day after the American Civil War in 1868, when the Grand Army of the Republic, an organization of Union veterans founded in Decatur, Illinois, established it as a time for the nation to decorate the graves of the war dead with flowers.

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