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Northern Sinhalisation: Government To Settle 500 Sinhala Families In Mannar Despite Muslim Anger

The Government is preparing to relocate 500 Sinhala families to Mannar as part of its agenda to change the ethnic demographic of the predominantly Tamil North, but has recently shelved the plan likely because it had angered the Muslims in the area, the Colombo Telegraph learns.

Agenda to change the ethnic demographic of the predominantly Tamil North | File Photo

Sinhalese families are being offered land and setting up money and even Government positions if they were willing to leave villages in the South to relocate in the Northern Province, it is reliably learnt.

On July 18, 2013 a meeting was held with the recently appointed Mannar Government Agent (District Secretary) M.Y.S. Deshapriya, a former military official after which a memorandum was issued to the Musalai Divisional Secretary providing instructions regarding the relocation of 500 “Sinhalese IDPs”. Deshapriya’s appointment was made on 12 July this year, soon after the former GA J.A.Sarath Raveendra was transferred, allegedly on the grounds that he refused to expedite the Sinhalese relocation. Land distribution is a subject directly under the District Secretary, making Deshapriya’s appointment noteworthy. Raveendra had refused to undertake Sinhala settlement before resettlement of Muslims was complete in keeping with LLRC recommendations, resulting in his transfer on 12 July. Starting the relocation process was the first of the tasks Deshapriya undertook upon his appointment, resulting in the memo to the Divisional Secretary of the area earmarked for the resettlement.

The Musali Divisional Secretary has also been given a warning for not expediting the relocation of the Sinhalese “IDPs”.

Musali is the only northern divisional secretariat that is predominantly Muslim.

Minister Rishard Bathurdeen and several other Muslim leaders have taken umbrage at the attempt to resettle Sinhalese in this area and have reportedly addressed the issue with senior members of the Rajapaksa ruling family. Bathurdeen and others are gravely disappointed about the fact that the Government is not prioritising the resettlement of Muslims to the area, after they were evicted from the region by the LTTE.

The military led administration in Mannar has accused the AGA of Musali for giving land to Muslims without settling the Sinhalese first. Previously a list of about 920 Sinhala names have been sent to the Musali DS but he and the GA refused to register them on the grounds that there was no evidence to prove that these were displaced families from Mannar.

With the leadership of the new GA with the military, The Environment Ministry and Forestry Department, the President has set up a committee to look into settling Sinhalese quickly.

AGA Musali has been vocal in articulating the need first to resettle the displaced Tamils and Muslims. He has also spoken against new settlement since it could jeopardize the initial efforts of bringing normalcy in the north among displaced communities and implementation of LLRC recommendation.

There has also been rapid colonization by the government in Vavuniya (Thalabosgama and Namalgama ) and in Mullaitheevu (Welioya). It is learnt that over 10,000 families have been settled in the last few months and there has been huge infrastructure development taking place in the new Sinhala settlements. The Government is now setting its targets on Mannar. According to reports, the military is bringing Sinhalese by the bus loads (with the help of the governor) and giving them land permits overnight without even informing administrative officials in the region.

However since the announcement of the Northern Provincial Council elections, the GA of Mannar has reportedly told colleagues that the resettlement plans had been postponed for the time being because Muslim votes are crucial for the Government to prevent a TNA landslide in the poll.

The Colombo Telegraph also learns of several moves to entice families in villages in the Hambantota District to move to Vavuniya. Sources on the ground in the District said that several people had been offered land and a Rs. 600,000 housing allowance if they moved to Vavuniya. The offer has come from such high places as UPFA Hambantota MP Namal Rajapaksa. However in order to avail themselves of the offer, the families would have to relinquish their residency status in Hambantota and take up permanent residency in Vavuniya. The villages had been told that a form was available at the Divisional Secretariat which needed to be completed. Once this documentation process was complete they could then travel to Vavuniya and hand the forms over to the military personnel there to be assigned their land. Four persons had already made the journey and it is learnt that at least one such Hambantota resident had been granted a prime piece of land with high quality timber on the property. Most villages in the District have been made aware of this option and that the necessary paperwork could be obtained from the Divisional Secretariats of their respective region.

SLT personnel have also indicated that staff from the institution, specifically those who reside in the deep south have been offered relocation options with housing, relocation allowance and government job opportunities in the north.

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    As a Western educated liberal Sinhala Buddhist I call on the Sri Lankan govt to clean the damage caused to Buddhism in Burma. Sri Lanka should immediately grant citizenship and asylum to the 800000 Rohingya Muslims. Also, to the Tibet Buddhists. We must be good and give refuge to people suffering. The Northern Province has a low density of people so Sri Lanka can settle the Rohingya and Tibet people there.

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      TrueSinhala

      “As a Western educated liberal Sinhala Buddhist”

      Western Educated liberal cannot be a Sinhala/Buddhists at the same time. Both ideas are mutually exclusive.

      You being a Sinhala/Buddhist is an insult to your liberal traditions. You have no choice but to renounce one of your identity.

      If I were you I would renounce my liberal credential as I would be true to myself.

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        A small mind who cannot grasp the fundamentals of plurality Indeed a Native Vedda or even an archaic Yako.

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          Ranmal de Mel

          “A small mind who cannot grasp the fundamentals of plurality Indeed a Native Vedda or even an archaic Yako.”

          What do you exactly mean?

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        People need to be reminded that prior to LTTE terror there were approximately 140,000 sinhala residng in the North East . Of which approximately 26,000 were from the Jaffna Pennisula . Due to ethnic cleanisng by the LTTE these people were forced to leave their homes and seek new homes in Sinhala villages . It is about time that the Goverment re-settled these people in their orignal places .

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      How about asking Bangladesh or Pakistan to do that? They will be much comfortable there.

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      Excellent points – I second this brilliant and humanitarian and BUDDHIST gesture.
      But the question is what are the Muslim politicians – particularly the clown Rauf Hakeem who is said to be Minister of Justice doing about this?

      There can be NO reconciliation without JUSTICE for the minorities and until the Rajapassa brothers are sent to the Hague for a War Crimes Trial there will be NO PEACE, JUSTICE OR RECONCILIATION

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      What about the tens of thousands of our Sri Lankan Refugees living in India at India’s expense for the last 30 years? We don’t want them to go to Australia and prosper nor we will not call them home and settle them in their Country. It makes better sense to settle our Sri Lankan Refugees First.
      What If India decides to ask Us to Pay for the upkeep of the Sri Lankans on their soil?
      This is Not Fair.

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        Nearly 150,000 Sri Lankan Tamils live in 114 camps across Tamil Nadu. Another 50,000 or more live in Orissa.

        Where is the Buddhist gesture towards those refugees? People here cry for the Muslims in Burma.. Sic..

        But one day Sri Lanka has to pay the expenses to India and repatriate the Tamil refugees in India. Refusal to do so will cost a lot financially and politically!

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          THE INDUTHAMILS DESERVED TO LIVE IN CAMPS AS THEY SUPPORTED THE BARBARIAN TERRORIST Pirabakan ……….

          IN SRILANKA INDUTHAMILS AND MUSLIMS LIVED AS ONE FAMILY BY THIS TERRORIST Prabakaran SPOILED ALL THESE AND NOW BECASUE OF HIM , INDUTHAMILANS ARE BEGGING IN REFUGEE CAMP LIKE YOU , mr.sivanathan

          and INDUTAMIL women are becoming PROSTITUES in JAFFNA, AND COLOMBO ALSO…..MANY WERE ARRESTED ALSO…….ITS SO SAD TO HEAR…

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            You are a Muslim rascal. Those in the camps are poor people escaped from the war.

            I know well how the Muslim women [Edited out] Maradana.

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              M.SIVANANTHAN

              “I know well how the Muslim women [Edited out] Maradana.”

              Have you been one of their client?

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      What ? Give Asylum to Muslims and Tibetans, and Alienate Burmese Buddhists and China? LOL!

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    It is sad to note that if another 1983 happens and the clash involves Muslims and Sinhalese these Sinhalese in Manner will become targets. It may be better if Namal has his permanent residence in Mannar without any security then the President will know how it feels when a child is at arms way.

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    Sorry for the spelling it should read “harms way”- typo.

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    Only way get rid of this evil family. Give any army personal big bounty may millions, this the best way srilanka become a peaceful country…Tamils made huge mistake, Sinhala peace loving people must encourage some one from military to get rid of this whole family..

    people must en

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      j.muthu

      If this family goes there are other families waiting in the wings to fill the vacuum.

      Use your head not your other body parts.

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      We already got rid of the killer Prabhakaran and his criminal gang. Now more peace available for people to breath.

      Peace loving Sinhalese tolerated the damn LTTE criminals for thirty years. You or any of your Tamil bastards in Tamils nadu cannot do anything.

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        But still the head of criminal and his family (Rajapakse) still there.

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          Other wise you want to appoint your dad for that post

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    these Sinhala families will take the money come to the north and after a few months go back to their sinhal root.

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    look at the photograph accompanying this articel.
    There is aircraft at the backgorund, given by the GoSL. Then there are army personnle, Sinhala Buddhidt Clergies and kandyan dancers.
    Some guy is carrying some thing and he is sheltered form the sun by am umbrella!

    Phew ….you guys are suffering from some mental disorder

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      Read the caption, it is a file photo!

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      ‘Some guy’ is carrying the ‘sacred umbrella’

      If I am not mistaken the tall, thin monk just behind the umbrella-bearer is Ven. Pallegama Hemaratana Nayaka Thero, Chief Incumbent of the Ruvanveliseya Temple. In the early ’80s he would share his dane with fellow archaeology undergrads before descending once again into an excavation pit to wield a trowel with the best of them. How sad to see him gracing yet another deliberate demographic manipulation.

      I am utterly against this strategy. One only has to look at the settler state of Israel to understand how deadly it can be, as well as no guarantee of security for anyone. MOST Israelis have forced themselves upon the local (historically evolving) population, & more & more are realising that even all their arsenals will not ensure their might over that region for ever. Some Israelis are even emigrating to Germany (Germany! of all places) as they not only fear for their security & peace of mind in Israel, but are unhappy about being seen as supporters of a militant religious state planted by interested international forces upon the indigenous people of the area. I see no difference here.

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        Manel, you were misguided by this writer as they usually do. This photograph taken in Palali, Jaffna. We all know that there is no air strip in Mannar.

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          But, Michael (Roberts?) did I say there WAS?

          Oh, I see, if, as u say
          (I’m afraid I hadnt even thought about it)
          there is no air strip in Mannar & u knw this photo was taken there
          (I must read more slowly in future–always rushed
          & so am slipshod, alas)
          this photo was not taken at a site of govt settlement of Sinhalese but at some other place where a new stupa or temple has been establised by the President
          then my remark about the Venerable monk may be out of place.
          Though, if I ever run into him I will ask him & try to discuss what seems to be happening in those areas.

          But anyway, Michael, it looks a pretty small plan to me. Maybe it cd land in a clearing if well guided? Why does it need a proper airstrip? Do I hear every laughing at my ignorance?

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            I did not say you are ignorant. I just give u the facts. Apparently this aircraft is a chinese built MA 60 and it cannot land wherever you want. It need at least 1000- 1500 meter runaway.
            And further I don’t see any wrong a monk carry a Bo sapling and plant it in a camp where few thousand soldiers living.

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    Southern Tamilisation.

    More than 200,000 Tamils have colonized Colombo district. Ghettos in Wellawattei, Kottanchenai, Kochchikadai, Dehiwelai, Wattala have turned the beautiful city into a backward Chennai slum.

    Is 1983 the only solution?

    Some certainly do think so.

    If Sinhalese cannot live in the north, why should Tamils live in the south?

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      Fatima, did government gave land and 600,000 to settle Tamils in Colombo??? Settling Tamils in Colombo was a profitable business for Sinhala land owners, threewheler drivers, business people. Tamils overpriced and bought and now do not know what to do. Stop ur shit.

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        Buwanes,the government has to give incentives for people to settle in vavuniya.The tamils did not need any incentives to settle in colombo,because the jobs and the infrastructure was there.

        What is wrong with having the same percentage of sinhalese in the northern province as same percentage of tamils in western prov?

        Then we don’t need to constantly listen to the harping of the sinhalese that tamils are living amongst them but sinhalese are not living in the north.

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        Well said…. Buwanes !!

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        Yes they did.

        If Thesawalami was there for the Sinhalese as well, no Tamil will be in Colombo.

        If Sinhalese cannot live in the north, Tamils cannot live in the south!

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          ok Fathima

          Lets partition Sri Lanka then – Sinhalese and Muslims can come to the South and Tamils to the North and East. With Muslim bigots such as you, no wonder the LTTE kicked you guys out of our (Tamil) homelands. You Muslims run with the hare and hunt with the hound – and get hit by the Sinhalese Buddhists anyway – not to mention get kicked out of Burma.

          Tamils came to Colombo on their own steam and hard effort. Sinhalese were settled in Amparai, Trincomalee and Vavuniya with tax payers money.

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            Mary S, This is a JHU/BBS/GOTA’s, Sinhala Racist writing under this stage name. Ignore him, he spreads hatred among people as his Mentors Gota & Champika does. This is a pukka bootlicker of this regime. He is been paid for this. He has a few doezens other fictitious names as well from Prof Ruwan F’do to the latest ‘Furzana’ (He doesnt even know how to pronounce a name). He comments under ‘Sivanandan’ too. In order to mislead us sometimes he replies to Sivanandan (himself) harshly under an another pseudonym ‘Jimsofty’. Whatever he does when you read between lines you can see his voice. This Lee potter fame petty rougue ‘Gewal Hora’ or ‘Veedukallan’ is suffering from an chronic illness. If you want I can give his complete name list.

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        Why do the Jaffna Tamils go to Colombo instead of Mannar or Vavuniya?

        Poor people must be helped. It is not wrong to give aid to people to settle anywhere in Sri Lanka.

        Kilinochchi was colonized with Tamils and the Sri Lankan government spent millions in settling the people from Jaffna.

        LTTE robbed Tamils and built luxury condos in Colombo. Why? Did Prabhakaran gang want a happy retirement life in Colombo?

        Did any Tamil leader ever ask the government to settle landless Tamil people? TNA always refuse to spend the money allocated to the MPs under the decentralized budget and return the money to treasury.

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        If settling Tamils in Colombo was good business for Tamils then, settling Sinhalese in the Noerth will be good business for Tamils. Stop the moaning, and get on with good business. 300,000 Sinhalese settlers in the North should be the target before 2016. It is Sinhalese land stolen by Tamil and European invaders. Sinhalese should and must reclaim their heritage, and develop every corner of their motherland, and live sise by side with Tamils, Muslims and whoever else wanting peaceful co-existence.

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          Sinhalese land? what is that? No such land in Sri lanka! If Sinhalese land exists, definitely Tamil lands also exists. If you need evidence many will give you!

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            M.SIVANANTHAN

            You are right, however the entire island is Veddah Land.

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        No. But INGO’S,various diaspora organisations which keep LTTE funds and some Tamil businessman both local and international funded to buy lands in Colombo and suburbs to settle tamils.

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          Are you supporting separation of Lanka? I hope so. If you think Tamil people cannot live in Colombo which was created by Portuguese, how can the Sinhalese cry to live in north and east?

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      Definitely, you are not a Muslim ! You are a scumbag who will do anything to create disharmony among minorities.

      People – please don’t respond to this piece of shit !!!

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      Fathima Furzana

      “If Sinhalese cannot live in the north, why should Tamils live in the south?”

      Though I do not agree with your question I can see your intentions. You should immediately start a well organised riot in a grand scale with your idling surplus troops and blame it on LTTE rumps such as Sumanthiran, Sampanthan, Kathigamar, ….Selvanayakam, Amir, VP’s parents, Karunanithy,… This will teach the Tamils a lesson they will not forget. Please make sure you send them back to their homeland South India.

      Could you also join them in their outward journey.

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      Because no one is against people coming and settling anywhere they want on their own. State-sponsored, manipulative settlement is a different matter. If you do not understand the difference, i suggest you ask your pre school teacher to explain it to you. Now go play with your dolls. Adults have work to do.

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        ‘no one is against people coming and settling anywhere they want on their own. State-sponsored, manipulative settlement is a different matter.”

        Are you for or against NGO and foreign Embassy sponsored manipulative settlement?.State should support the settlement of Tsmil people in the South.

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      Fathima Farhana,most of your people stole from The Tamils during The Communal Riots,I think People like you deserve The Beating That you are getting from The Singhalease now.

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        Jay, dont u think FF is the same blogger as Muliyawaikkal? Changes its name to suit its target. Prob Sinhala. Likes to stir things up for the heck of it. Enjoys setting one community against another.

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          Spot on, glad that commenters noticing the aim of this BBS goon.
          Well done MF.
          I guess this ‘Jay’ also the same FF, I mean Muliyawaikkal.

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      You coward idiot, don’t use Muslim name to cover you real identity like ganasekera monkey

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      Muliyawaikkal, how you morph! I dont believe you are a Muslim at all.

      And are u old enuf to know what these areas were like BEFORE what u call ‘Tamil ‘colonization’? Have any idea how & why Tamil (originally mainly only men) came south to live when many would have preferred to work in their ancestral areas?. ‘YES, ‘homeland/s’ — what the hell is wrong with calling them that? I have never understood why this term became a red rag to the Sinhala bull.

      And with the militarised settlers programme of the North & East even more non Sinhala people will feel unhappy & either come south to live or go abroad. What drove many in the past was economics, soon it will be something else. I dont know about you, but I absolutely dont want this country to lose even more of its once rich diversity. We have lost out on every side…and other countries are benefitting from our tragic mistakes.

      We have lost so many friends and the country has lost so many of its most valuable sons & daughters, I cannot understand how we dont rid ourselves once & for all of the backward, petty, blind & vicious mentality that is fuelling all this.

      The very fact that you want another 1983 proves, anyway, that u r not a Muslim, otherwise u wdnt welcome such a horrendous event again. A pogrom, yes, a pogrom.

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        Thank you, Manel. It is comforting at least there are a few Sinhalese who can think today beyond the prejudice barrier. It was that unity in diversity that made us one of the finest societies in South Asia in the pre-1960s. It is the deliberate destruction of that graceful feature that has brought us to the pathetic state we are in. Like many, I fear for our immediate
        future fated to the hands of the blind who know not where they are going – and how.

        Senguttuvan

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          What a sad sad state we live in, Senguttuvan. I see you lost everything in 83 & had to rebuild yr life/ves. I wonder if u are here or elsewhere. I wish I cd b elsewhere — not that any country is free of disastrous cases — humans who are so intolerant & convinced of their own superior claims that they bring havoc into all our lives — but, as they say, a change is as good as a rest.It wd b wonderful to switch off for some months from even THINKING about our deteriorating situation. Maybe if I do a round of blogging with the same vicious tongue as Fathima or Muliyawaikkal or wotever monniker he/she appears sporting on these pages, certain powers that b will fund an overseas trip for me….must start looking into that…..

          yes…I do believe reading all this stuff is sending me off my nut…I just cant BELIEVE that after all we have ALL gone thru for so long, there are STIll so many who wish to keep the pot boiling…let’s all meet at Angoda in 5 years…

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      FURZANA? Hey next time right it correctly as FARZANA.
      Probably assumed its with letter ‘U’, didnt you?

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      Certainly not a Fathima Furzana (even the spelling is off), more like a Fatima Gnanasaara thero!

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      Hello Sinhala Fathima!
      What is wrong is the state’s intervention in settling Sinhalese in the north or east.Nobody will say “no” if one settles in any part of the country voluntarily.If the state continues to follow the policy of Sinhalisation in the northern/ eastern provinces the Tamils and the Muslims will see them as enemies and their lives will be in danger at some point of time in the future.If this is the home grown solution of the present government to the national question of the country it will definitely fail.
      Let anybody irrespective of the ethnicity to settle in any part of the country.Let the Sinhalese go to the north and east voluntarily and marry Tamils or Muslims and settle there. Let the Tamils go to south , work there and marry Sinhalese.We will never be able to build trust between ethnic groups if we follow the Sinhalisation policy.

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        Punchisingho,people won’t go voluntarily to places where it is difficult to live in and start life all over again.They need some incentive to go there.

        As for your contention that the tamils and muslims will view these people being settled as their enemies,If they do that why should the sinhalese also not consider the tamils amongst them as their enemies?You can’t live in another persons house and lock up yours.

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          Shanker!
          I said, ” in any part of the country”. I didn’t say difficult areas.
          Anyhow many, though not all,people who do not have a piece of land will voluntarily go to any area, difficult or not, to settle as they cannot build a living place and cultivate in the sky or outer space.

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      Well said Fathima . It is only some people who will have the brains to realise this . Thank you

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      Are you saying the 200,000 Tamils have turned the city into a Chennai Slum? You must be off your rocker. It is the uneducated people (Sinhalese, Muslims and the Tamils)who have no love for the country who are responsible. Do not blame the Tamils only.

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      however, muslims are dirtiest and filthiest people under the sun.

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    Obviously they have learnt from the Masters of land grabs, the Israeli’s. Signs are they are being advised by them on how to denigrate Muslims/Tamils, and steal land. The UN has predicted that by 2020 the Palestinian territories will be unlivable. The Israelis are stealing land despite the condemnation of the UN, the EU and even the US, and are controlling water that belong to the Palestinians. The Palestinians are helpless and lose valuable resources every day, including soil and even trees. This is how Israel hoodwinks the world, they whine about rockets, but seems unable to comprehend that these rockets are a sign of protest, for the blockade and ill treatment of the Palestinian people. The US is complicit in these crimes, for they given endless aid and weapons to these criminals.

    Now the Rajapaksa’s seem intent on taking over lands that have been in the families of Tamils and Muslims up north, so that the sinhalisation of Sri Lanka, Israeli style, can proceed.

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      Tamil colonization and land grab is worse.

      LTTE carried out hundreds of bomb attacks in Colombo killing Sinhalese. Then Tamilians moved in from Tamil Madu.

      If Sinhalese cannot live in the north, Tamils cannot live in Colombo!

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        FUrzana, next time spell it correctly, it’s FArzana.
        Is your other name Sivanandan, of course from many other stage names?
        Do you think the CT readers are fools like your Dinamina, Dailynews, ITN and HuduVahini to believe you in different personalities. didnt see that ‘Hameed’, ‘Ali Jinna’, ‘Sabrina’ in a while. FURZANA ….my ….*, What a loser you are Jilmart Soththi.

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      When Kilinochchi was colonised in the 1940s no Isreal existed. So, dont imagine something you dont know!

      Tamil leaders never..never encourage Tamils to go and settle in Sri lanka. Now they encourage Tamils to go to the West.

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        . It does not matter when Killinochchi was “colonized”, TODAY the rajapaksa’s have invited the one of the most disliked nations in the world, to advise them on land grabs and sinhalisation of the North. Illegal settlements have been condemned by the entire world, so it is disgusting we follow the Masters of land grabs:

        “The international community considers the settlements in occupied territory to be illegal.[9] Israeli neighborhoods in East Jerusalem and communities in the Golan Heights, areas which have been annexed by Israel, are also considered settlements by the international community, which does not recognise Israel’s annexations of these territories.[10] The United Nations has repeatedly upheld the view that Israel’s construction of settlements constitutes violation of the Fourth Geneva Convention.[11][12] The International Court of Justice[13] also says these settlements are illegal,[14][15] and no foreign governments support Israel’s settlements.[16]” Wikipedia

        We do not have to emulate criminals.

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          Americas are full of illegal and occupied settlements but they are the so called International Community also.

          In Sri lanka, Sri lankans have the rights to move anywhere. The gvernment help the poor Sinhalese. How can you cry against it? Sinhalization is a farce.

          Did any Tamil leader ever ask the government to create any settlements for landless Tamils of the Sri lanka?

          Can TNA or congress of Thodaman or Mano Ganesan ask the government to do so? They never ask because they dont like to lose their vote bank!

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          Israel… the ONLY country that has violated as many as 17 UN resolutions or even more.. YET no country comes forward to stop them from bulldozing into Innocent Plaestinian Territory.. Can anyone imagine India coming and building a wall that snakes around our communities? WEST is to be blamed for all this. coz UK offered Israel to the jews in the 1960’s when there was NO israel in the MAP……

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    what the fuck ? this is Sri Lankna and we can live where ever we need. if muslims can live in Colombo, South or every where in the country, why cant we live in Mannar ?
    CT talk about what Muslims do in east. how they destroy buddhist temples.

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      ok apple man. these sinhalese settlements are not sustainable. Government revenue is less than anticipated. They lack the budgeted resources to continue with such colonization. It is a Rajapakse joke. Namal needs to study economics.

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        LOL…he is a lawyer after doing his Exams in isolation in an air-conditioned room where he was fed with answers by the same guy who set the papers…. economic and he are two parallels.. for that matter Any Rajapaksa….

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      Apple Man

      ” this is Sri Lankna and we can live where ever we need. if muslims can live in Colombo, South or every where in the country, why cant we live in Mannar ?”

      You can live in any part of the island provided:

      You obtain prior permission from my people

      You pay market price for the land and building you want to occupy or own.

      From the beginning Sinhalese and Tamils have been the freeloaders enjoying free ride through out history.

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    Another Rajapakse Project to placate the Saffron Brigade. National policy to uplift the Sihala Bodu people as a high priority. However as usual they seem to have got their sums wrong. Banishing people from Hambantota to Mannar? How about a port and airport in Mannar?

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    Army-aided forced colonisation in the Tamil-speaking areas, where land shortage is gravely felt by the locals for decades, is much more harmful than armed action in responding to legitimate Tamil grievances.
    The local government administrative structure has given way to the whims and fancies of army officials who have usurped their positions.
    This is in full cry in recent months and is a definite recipe for potential disaster. Local Tamil and Muslim political leaders have objected to this obvious wrong but are helpless against a government that cares less. The Tamil Nation is fully aware this is part of a plan to render Tamil-speaking people in their areas to minority status. Electoral registers are being packed with recent arrivals to alter the direction of future elections. The Tamils, the region and the world are watching helplessly but with deep anguish.

    Senguttuvan

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      Don’t worry Senguttavan. Sinhala Speaking settlers will not last long in Tamil Speaking areas. MR and Co have not understood this as yet.

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    It merely shows Clowns parading in a drama.!!every action has to be accompanied by dances,fanfare,kavun and clowns on the sidelines.

    Probably carrying a Bo sapling.The reason for an umbrella.!!
    What lunacy.
    Surely gone mental.

    Modern day Sangamitha’s bro.What was his name?

    It is a digusting piece of news from HELL.
    Singhala bros aren’t you ashamed of what is going in the country?

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      I for one am not. You are very ignorant and know nothing about Buddhism, and even less about Hinduism. All you excel in is racial hatred.

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    Fathima

    I understand you trying to lick the boots which no other decent Muslim would do.
    Next would be your ghetto house,from which you would be thrown out with an iron rod to your head.
    The thugs won’t ask you —Are you Fathima who wrote on our behalf?

    The iron rod would teach you who you are.
    Unbelievable.

    Did you go to Grandpass to help your kith and kin ,give them food and shelter,take them to hospital.

    Cut the crap Fathima,

    These are serious thoughts not to make jokes at people and the way they live.
    Insulting to humanity.

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      Didnt you notice that Fathima is present and Softy is absent. Softy has donned a niqab?

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        well the monk who pelted stones @ Fashion Bug wore a Niqab, when he was leaving the court… Pretty soon Champika and all racist will follow suit….

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      quite right Hannah. These Muslims need to discover Jesus and see the light.

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        Mary, What you mean by discover Jesus?.
        There is a long Sura in the holy Quran about ‘Mariam’ (Mary).
        We believe in JESUS A/W, and if you dont believe you arnt a Muslim.
        Jesus is stil alive and he will come someday to guide the people and thats what Islam say. Thats why the we call Jesus ‘Ruh-allah’.

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        here we go. your alien faith and alien god can only show me the dark tunnel.

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    can you understand the rationality behind requesting for power of land and police now. yes tamils and muslims have no power to decide their life .they are expected to obey the sinhalese.by all means we are suppressed .our lands, and wealth are removed.by all means we are expected to run from the country where our ancestors lived for generations even before sinhalese come.(all the travel to australia by boat are orchestrated by the ruling family) THIS IS ETHNIC CLEANSING All are for the aim of 100./. sinhale buddhist country. by all these means you are doing a silent genocide . we still believe dharma will win oh pathetic

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    Well, starting from 1948 the Ceylonese leaders with collaboration right-wing liberal Tamil leadership such as Ponnanblam tried to create one Ceylon for all. Along comes SJV Chelvanaygam with Tamil “sovereignty” (Kadchi) that divides Ceylon along ethnic lines in 1949. The results of war, riots, colonisation are all after affects of Tamil Arasu Kadchi. The day SJV Chelvanaygam proclamation is removed all these secondary affects will cease.

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      Vibhushana

      “Along comes SJV Chelvanaygam with Tamil “sovereignty” (Kadchi) that divides Ceylon along ethnic lines in 1949.”

      Even the greedy business community recognises “consumer sovereignty of individual customers”

      Please tell us all what you know about sovereignty.

      I am confident that it won’t take more than three lines.

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        /*
        Please tell us all what you know about sovereignty.
        */

        In the context of FP/TULF its whats outlined in the “Vodddokodai resolution”. Am I correct? It only took me one line.

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          Vibhushana

          “In the context of FP/TULF its whats outlined in the “Vodddokodai resolution”. Am I correct?”

          My question is simple.

          Please tell us all what you know about sovereignty not defined by stupid FP/TULF.

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    I do not understand why everybody is against this. If Tamils and Muslims could come can settle anywhere in the country, why can’t Sinahala people settle in North? Why are you having double standards?

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      EZ.. TAMILS and MUSLIM settle on their own means. NO government handouts.. no FREE land with Timber. NO FREE permits. NO pirith ceremonies, NO umbrella’s to cover against sun NO ARMY planes that would bring the belongings… NO financial help by the Govt, which borrows from World Bank or IMF.. what more?Hope u can understand and comprehend better now…..

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    Can Tamils in COlombo and all areas outside its false homeland MOVE to it instead of being outside it

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      SamuelJ

      “Can Tamils in COlombo and all areas outside its false homeland MOVE to it instead of being outside it”

      I rather relocate them back to their homeland in South India together with their Sinhala/Buddhist brethren.

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    It is like the Roman Catholics in the coastal belt north of Colombo objecting to Sinhala Buddhists from other parts of the country settling down in the region. Owing to poor response from Roman Catholics for employment in factories in the region the owners had to rely on others who responded. Tamil and Muslim girls and women do not like to work in factories.

    Mannar is going to be the gateway to Sri Lanka when the Indo-Lanka Bridge is open (It will definitely happen in the near future and the RDA has already developed the road from Mannar to cater to the anticipated increase in vehicular traffic). By that time South Asian Free Trade Agreement between SL and INd will be ready and Indian investors will start reprocessing and manufacturing in SL. Nobody will be able to prevent Sinhala Buddhist youth seeking employment in those factories because Muslim and Tamil men and women do not like to work in factories. The government is getting ready for that eventuality. Otherwise it will be an extension of Tamil Nadu in Mannar.

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    Sinhalas must be settled with government incentives wherever necessary to bring about an ethnic balance throughout the country.

    Under Lee Kwan Yew’s watch, no minority could have become the majority in any area or even in a remote street. We should take a cue from Lee’s Singapore on how to enforce family planning. Ethnic balance must be maintained everywhere as the long term answer to separatists demands.

    I agree with Al Dhaksha, we should have Israeli adviser on the sly.

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      Patriot the fool!
      Lee Kwan Yew has given a certificate to Mahinda. It is on the CT.If you are lazy to read it, I’ll tell you what’s in it.” Mahinda is a Sinhala extremist.”

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        Punchisingho likes of him may not know it but the truth is; Lee’s party is known have a race basis even before it came to power in the 1960s. Ask any Singaporian he will tell you that Lee always wanted Singapore to remain a Chinese majority nation.

        Before the merger with Malaysia, PAP, Lee’s party used the race card against Lim Chin Siong that he was a communist, aligning himself and his party to China. After the merger, Lee and his PAP gang used that same race card against the Tengku, to seek independence from Malaysia. From then on, it is always about race, race, race.

        Racial quota in HDB estates to keep racial demographics constant and uniform throughout different parts in Singapore. Consequently there is not one street in Singapore where its residents are over 20% Indian or 20% Malay. Name an electoral seat where its population is over 10% Indian or 15% Malay if you can. Name Tamil areas or Malay areas if you can. Demography is controlled by the state in Singapore.

        In 60s and 70s Lee introduced family planning campaign. By 1980s, Lee realized the Chinese population growth has come down to 1.65 but Malays have increased it theirs to 2.69%. He realized if that rate continued Malays would take over Singapore in just a few decades. So he set out a plan to increase Chinese babies. Most graduates being the Chinese, Lee’s government gave bigger incentives higher educated couples.

        When that policy failed to increase Chinese population, Lee came up with a new idea in 1989. Lee publicly said that the lower Chinese birth rate justified the government’s program of encouraging Chinese immigration from Hong Kong.

        And Lee increased the Chinese population in Singapore. Now you decide that is racism or not. I say, MR must take advice from Lee and come up with his own strategy to limit Muslim population growth in Sri Lanka and the North and East homogeneous.

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          Patriot!
          Then, if one agrees with you , what M R has to do is to follow in Lee’s footpath and increase the population of the Tamils and the Muslims and lower the Sinhalese population.

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      we will divide Sri Lanka then into two countries. You Sinhalese can leave our lands and we will leave yours. Mannar is not Sri Lanka!

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        Dear Mary,

        I appologies your lack of knowledge of the history ( not ancient hisotry.. just recent past).

        Tamils minority in Sri Lanka were enjoying most of the benefits of the country which had to be shared with the majority sinhalese in the country.

        The bloody “Brithsh” bugger.. in purposely… allocated most of the benefits to minority tamils that has to shared with others.

        from example: in early fifties.. in Jaffna there were 44 High schools where as in the rest of the country had only 36. ( Science stream – high schools)..

        after changing this so-called system.. then ofcause you guys wouldn’t happy… this is the reality….

        By nature tamils have no senses of sharing with others…. I can you pleanty of examples not only from Sri Lanakn tamils but also in tamils live in rest of the world.

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          Robi

          “Tamils minority in Sri Lanka were enjoying most of the benefits of the country which had to be shared with the majority sinhalese in the country.”

          Could you quantify your above stupid statement.

          “from example: in early fifties.. in Jaffna there were 44 High schools where as in the rest of the country had only 36. ( Science stream – high schools)..”

          All those schools were built and run by either Christian missions or Hindu organisations until education became the monopoly of the state.

          Rather than wasting your time on these forums go help the Sinhalese children to improve their education. Before that please improve yours from my elders.

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    If Sri Lanka need to find a solution for the ethnic issue.. this is what should be happen in Sri Lanka.

    Tamils originally from North and East are living all parts of Sri Lanka, especailly in colombo. But if single family trys to go North and East and settle, TNA and other Muslim Politicans oppose it saying the government is trying to Demography in North and East..

    I saw the MP Sumanthiran has given a media statement as such.. See 250,000 tamils live in Colombo. Muslims can buy properties any part of the country. even TNA Sumanthiran is having millions worth of properties in Colombo…

    Why these People can’t serve to Sinhalese in the same way?
    Why aren’t they like Sinhalese go and live in those areas?

    Why these people are acting in such way?

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      Robi

      Buying properties from your own hard earned money is acceptable and legal through out the world.

      Robing land from people is a criminal act in case if you didn’t know.

      Thieves should be put in jail and not in parliament in case if you didn’t know.

      In any case the entire land belonged my ancestors until Tamil/Sinhala Kallthonies robbed it from us.

      Twenty million thieves are enjoying the benefit of stolen properties. This is a joint criminal enterprise for which the entire population of this island should be sent to prison. In addition your people should be charged with destruction to properties.

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        The way you have written your comments it is an obvious that you would be end up with ” Wadda”s era.

        For your inforamtion.

        1. Jaffan lands can’t be purchased any other nations excpet Tamil under ” Thesawalame” Law.
        Doesn’t matter whether you have your hard earning money, still you can’t get lands in Janffna if you are a sinhalese.

        2. 65% of Noth and East ( including tamil diaspora) having their own properties in South
        3. Muslims are ever increasing buying properties in South

        Whoever comes to the power, it may be Mahinda Rajapaksha or any other person.. he or she has to protect the right of Sinhalese..

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          Robi

          the Sinhala/Buddhist Rbinhood,

          1. Jaffan lands can’t be purchased any other nations excpet Tamil under ” Thesawalame” Law.

          These are your perceptions.

          Thesawalamai was meant to exclude lower caste lower class people buying properties from upper caste upper class neighbourhood. This is to do with value of real estate and never discriminated against any particular race. The caste and class conscious stupid Tamils prevented their own people buying land

          Could you site any particular case or incident in which Sinhalese were prevented from buying land in Jaffna?

          The Tamils ceased practicing Thesawalamai as their main source of law many moons ago. Due to the horrible customs of dowry system (Chidenam) those houses were handed over to daughters. Those houses are not for sale.

          2. 65% of Noth and East ( including tamil diaspora) having their own properties in South

          Site us a single event in which these properties you mention were grabbed from Sinhalese and handed over to Tamils. Those were bought by people who paid market price from their own hard earned money.

          You better try it yourself, go to Jaffna find an estate agent, look at those properties for sale, agree on a price, do the deal and finalise it.

          If I were you I rather stop parroting the Sinhala/Buddhists racist propaganda and I myself would investigate the law and customs of Thesawalamai, whether it is being enforced,..when was the last time this law was enforced, …..

          There have been many books on Thesawalamai out in the public domain.

          One that is useful is:

          The Laws and Customs of The Tamils of Jaffna

          By Dr H W Tambiah

          Published by Women’s Education & Research Centre.

          If you are desperate to own a property in Jaffna please find a Jaffna women, propose to her then demand dowry (chidenam) the would be father in law would oblige.

          This is the compensation your in laws pay you for putting up with their horrible daughters for the rest of your life. Dowry lineage is matriarchal.

          3. Muslims are ever increasing buying properties in South

          Who is selling those properties to the Muslims? Were they free hand out from the state to Muslims?

          A lot of Muslims owned land and properties in Jaffna. How come Thesawalamai was not applied to prevent them from buying?

          Land grab and property markets are entirely different issues.

          You lazy fellows go work, earn, save, and buy properties as many as you like as long as these are within the law.

          You think you have raised valid points only to end up confirming your ignorance, stupidity, greed,jealousy, ………..

          Next time you discuss the land matter I expect you to repeat your ignorance.

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            Native Vedda
            An excellent reply to Robi

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              Punchisingho

              I need to copy my comment and save it somewhere as another Sinhala/Buddhist stupid would definitely raise the same issue in the next few days.

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            Dowry house can be sold if husband and wife agree!

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              M.SIVANANTHAN

              “Dowry house can be sold if husband and wife agree!”

              Dowry house cannot be sold by husband if wife refuses to sell it.

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    The people I had communicated with in Chennai with regards to this issue told me that they see the GoSL as crabs in a pot that fire had just lit for boiling.

    Some people in Tamil Nadu have high hopes that their CM will be able to regain Chava-Katcheri island and they will be able to have a base their to start with.

    These comments seem to be like non-practical but we should not rule out or underestimate anything that will jeopardize our sovereignty.

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      As Peace loving Sri Lankan we love if they take the said Island back.

      India is in fragle situation.. India will have to deal with Muslim extrimst in a big way…

      On top of it… because of this silly Tamil Nadu… India will be in Big probelm one day…

      I am not wonder if hard line Muslims may swim across the sea passage between Sri Lankan and India in near future..

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        Robi

        “As Peace loving Sri Lankan we love if they take the said Island back.”

        Peace loving Sri Lankan?????

        It would be appropriate to name them as “piece” loving people, a piece of Muslims land, a piece of Tamil land, a piece of Sinhalese land , and a large piece of our land.

        “India is in fragle situation.. India will have to deal with Muslim extrimst in a big way…”

        Why and how?

        If at all Muslims are extremist it is Indian problem and not a Sinhala/Buddhist problem. I suggest you first deal with Sinhala/Buddhist problem and leave the Hindians to deal with their problem.

        “On top of it… because of this silly Tamil Nadu… India will be in Big probelm one day…”

        Why and how?

        I suppose you would like to send Gota to deal with Tamilnadu. Its a good idea. Who do the Tamils think they are. Gota is capable of dealing with 70 millions of them. Send him to India. His mother country needs him now.

        “I am not wonder if hard line Muslims may swim across the sea passage between Sri Lankan and India in near future..”

        Let them too, if they want to go back to their mother country.

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    SRI LANKA ………..HEADING FOR A BIG SHOWDOWN.
    NEXT COMMUNAL RIOTS WILL BE VERY BLOODY.
    :-)

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    1.Bring down citizens from the US and get few more from home
    give them the most vital roles without which racism and
    anarchy will suffer.Foundation laid.
    2.Identify the strongest, unfocused and hitherto fully
    unearthed vulgarity of the majority against minority
    as a measure to win over economy and make it part of
    the development plan.
    3.Call it Buddhism and create new guardians for the new
    vision,put all your tricks into action and get the
    victims and their forced-reps tow your line.
    4.Show three good teeth to India,three good ones plus a
    false to China,one good tooth to Pakistan and Iran,
    one good but decayed to the Arabs,three up and three
    down shining ones to the west,so that the bread and
    butter is guaranteed for the PATRIOTS WHO KISSED THE
    HANDS THAT COULDN’T BE CHOPPED FOR CENTURIES.
    5.PEACE AT THE DOOR STEP AND THANKS FOR THE UNP FOR THIS
    SAFE JOURNEY!

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    Anything bad that may happen to Sinhalese in Mannar MUST happen to Tamils in Colombo too.

    Newton’s #2 Law.

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      You are OBVIOUSLY neither Muslim nor Tamil….
      I refrain from saying what u really are– CT would only censor me, despite its extraordinary accommodation of F’s & B’s ecetera

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      FAT Heema (or should I call you HEMA)if u find it so offensive to have Tamils settle in large numbers in parts of Colombo, why dont you just get on the band wagon to Jaffna or Mannar? Free passageAll found for x years, free one way passage, a new house & all found for the next 5 years, with military escort & security for life! WOW! I think i might join you! Sounds good. Must check if they pay medical expenses too – at my age that’ll clinch the deal.

      Wonder if I’ll get a pension too — as my father’s daughter & my uncle’s niece.

      Figure THAT one out!

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    Will the Govt pay us Rs 600,000 to relocate in Mannar? Why not open the offer to all Sri Lankans? Why all this hush hush.

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      I thought you would ask for a government incentive for you to bring four wives from India first and then for each family of their offsprings.

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        I am waiting till Gnanasara gets approval for 5 wives. Also can we get the 100,000 for for more than 2 children, or is it only for patriots?

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          Join the army or the government if you want to qualify for 100,000 bonus. But read I wrote on Lee’s tactics above on how he increased the Chinese population in Singapore.

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    dear friends,
    I want to indicate some points here!
    -as this fascist fathima says there were no Sinhalese lived in mannar before at any time as villages other than seasonal fishermen.

    -Can any one show any single examble for settlement of minorities by state sponsorship in colombo or south.(all these years since so called independencemost of the hill country tamils are ling in slums without a single piece of land .have anybody helped them)

    -whether bare lands are only available in north and east ?.can i indicate bare lands in thousand acrages in hambanthota moneragala anuradhapura districts

    -Do you know that when there are several thousand tamil families are living without a piece of land in vanni but newly colonizing sinhala families are issued with >5 acres of land and 6 lack of money and a house.while those tamil families who lost their houses due to war still living in cadjan thatched fragile tiny houses without any aids to start their livelihoods.(most female leading families).Can’t you understand the crime your government is doing ?

    -north east is tamil peoples homeland !Do you want the foreigners documents time to time since Ibnu batata to english people.

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      Colombo and its suburbas, down along the south-east coast line, along Kandy road beyond Yakkala, and the hill country are disproportionately teeming with so called ethnic minorities, there is no need for the government to settle anyone there. They grow like mushrooms automatically, thrugh migration from the remaining parts or by uncontrolled births within those ethnic groups.

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    Where are our Gods ? they all are silent

    (Jesus ,Lord Buddha, Allah and Siva ) why are they silent ?

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      Didn’t the wrath of god strike the LTTE?Also what about the tsunami here and in Aceh?

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      Dear Mr. Benadict,

      From what I have read and learnt there was no Lord Buddha but Gauthama Buddha (Buddha means enlightened one. The enlightenment was achieved but not conferred by another unseen super power.)Gauthama Buddha was not a god and all gods descended from their abodes to pay homage to Gauthama Buddha.

      As for your questions “Where are our Gods?” “Why are they silent?” I can only say that Gods do not descend to places where people without humanity dwell.

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      Buddha was not a god but a human being. As for the others they have been silent for many years during Pol Pot, Hitler, Stalin, WW2 etc etc. One would think they don’t exist!

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    UK authorities are always complaining that foreigners are not integrating well with the natives. Some enligtened UK citizens run off to Ausssie land complaining that they cannot stand the smeel of curries emanating from their former neighbour’s house, and that they were fed up with the ladies baggy trousers (pantaloons) hanging out to dry from the washing lines.

    US on the other hand confined their natives to sanctuaries, while allowing whites to go and steal the natives land and got themselves settled. Today, hardly a native could be found in their former homelands, with skyscrapers and gant casinos now dominating those lands. Native voices have been totally suppressed by giving them jobs as street cleaners and taxi drivers, but hardly the top job of the presidency. Yet, the natives appear to be happy with a son of a foreign slave steering the helm of their native land at present.

    MR is trying to integrate the citizens of the country to the land in the right proportions so that there won’t be squabbles about their land or our land, and to eliminate enclaves of this ethnic group or that ethnic group, claiming loyalties to foreign lands while its residents living in Sri Lanka and plugging into its economy. I find MR policy is the best, and sp wholeheartedly totally support it. If anyone is not happy about it,they could always opt for the sea or the refugees boats to aussie land or canada or middle east. Go and see how well the hosts will treat you once you are in their land. I have yet to see the Sikh’s claiming Southall as part of Punjab, or the Patels claiming Wembly as part of Gujarat, or the Tamils claiming Tooting Bec as part of Jaffna or Tamil Nadu, or the Muslims claiming Bradford as part of Mannar or Pakistan. Well, try claiming it before the HMG sends it rotweillers to hound you out.

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      Dear Bo,

      Please do get your facts straight.

      I quote from your blog ‘Yet, the natives appear to be happy with a son of a foreign slave steering the helm of their native land at present’.

      Please note that President Obama is not the ‘son of slaves’. Barack Obama’s father arrived at the USA as a student from Kenya East Africa. His mother is of Irish extraction.

      Most American slaves were from West Africa. Slaves were taken to the West Indies and America to work the plantations. There are genetic tests and historical documents to prove this fact.

      Most commentators refer to Barack Obama as black. Barack Obama is of mixed heritage as his mother descended from white Irish immigrants and his father’s origin is black Kenyan African.

      Like many of the commentators here you are either guilty of twisting the truth to suit your own agenda or ignorant of the matters that you comment upon. Please be circumspect when we comment on issues that you do not know about.

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    in north and east ,there are different unwritten laws regarding land usage are in practice by the state.if tamils want land for any purpose they can only buy .they will not be provided with if they apply for long lease by the military background GA’s.but if the sinhalese applied they may get (most of the tourism lands in east ONLY given to sinhalese).
    in mullaitheevu (kokilai, kokuthoduvai, erinchakadu ,) when here are tamils with land documents and now living displaced ,there lands are given to sinhalese settlers.when tamils prepared their lands for paddy cultivation this season sinhalese settlers overnight encroached and caught the lands.the administrative officials and police and army threaten this people not to come to that area.
    Why to talk much the president given land documents to3000 sinhalese
    families who newly settled in manal aru (weli oya)but for most of this lands tamils have documents which have been provided in 1970 s .
    Every tamils know the 6400 acre land acquisition in jaffna is only for settling sinhalese and to change the demographic pattern.
    _SO BY ALL MEANS TAMILS HAVE ALL RIGHTS TO PROTECT THEIR LIVING PLACES ,ECONOMY AND IDENTITY. SO WHAT IS WRONG IN DEMANDING FOR LAND RIGHTS.

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    I knidly request CT’s permission to post the article published in daily Mirror along with my opinion,I hope CT will consider the request ,as it is a matter of great importance to make the deceitful plan of the government to right minded Majorities of this country & for the sake of the already oppressed Minorities.
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    The deceitful government starts its ground work of making fish out of one &flesh of another ,along with its hooligans – as for me this is the the beginning of the end of whatever little freedom the minority religions had ,for me it is the very oppesite of the heading that is under way.

    First they want to lay down all the rules to strengethen the arms of the racists in the country & when it saays traditions ,it means the Psedou religious theories to be used
    To oppress the minorities, if you carefully analyis ,they want to first get the law empliment for the Buddhist & then there after legisilate the other religions ,where else
    All the four religions should be protected on the same draft,instead the “ buddhism” is getting the first & exclusive prominence , once it is approved the monkeys will have a free hand to go on a rampage ,of arson, killing , on the pretext that the minority religions have degraded Buddhism& gone against the draft,it will be very easy, they will get their goons to create the situations, get them to do the dirty job and plant it on the minorities, you did see what they did to those who opposed the government , even the most powerful CJ , was framed & removed & even the whole world together couldn’t put humpty dumpty together again.

    This draft will be no different from what Babadrannaike said then on BBC , I quote ,

    Sinhala is the language of the Majority of the people of Ceylon ,so the official language will be sinhala only ,however the Tamil language is rich in many sense ,so we have decided to give some concession.
    Unquote:

    Once The Buddhist draft is concluded to satisfy the need to milk the cows of sri Lanka, they would pass a draft with minimum protection to the minorities & of course with enough leverage to the racists to manipulate to continue the attacks on the minorities with
    A protected freedom to the racists, simple –The Banda’s recipe will be used here,

    Buddhism is the religion of the majority race so we have to give more rights , while the minorities religions have been given a considerable rights , taking into account their rights of citizens of the country.

    I Let the readers decide !!!!!!

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    New law to prohibit publications defamatory of the major religions
    FRIDAY, 16 AUGUST 2013 03:36 …
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    The Buddha Sasana and Religious Affairs Ministry is to introduce a new law seeking action against publications, either in print or online, that defames the original teachings and traditions of the major religions, officials said yesterday.

    As a first step in this effort, the Ministry has drafted a bill that provides for the establishment of a Buddhist Publications Regulatory Board with authority to regulate any publication that is in violation of Buddhism, its philosophy or traditions.

    The Board, if established under the proposed bill, will have two ex-officio members — the Ministry’s secretary and the Commissioner General of Buddha Sasana. Besides these, there will be other members: one member will be nominated by each of the Mahanayakes of the four chapters (Malwatta, Asgiri, Amarapura and Ramagna), each of the heads of the departments of Pali and Buddhist Studies of four major universities will also nominate one member, and the subject minister will nominate another two.

    Ministry secretary M.K.B. Dissanayake said that this bill was now with the Attorney General pending approval.

    “After approval by him it will be sent to the Cabinet of Ministers for approval,” he said.

    Mr. Dissanayake said the Board would have the authority to specify standards, norms and criteria that should be adhered to in written and oral Buddhist publications. It would also have the power to examine any Buddhist text to see whether it conforms to the Buddhist teachings and traditions practiced in Sri Lanka.

    Once the new bill is enacted to deal with publications regarding Buddhism, another law is to be introduced to deal with publications that are contrary to the original teachings of other religions. (Kelum Bandara)
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    Beginning of Making of The Ruthless state sponsored Terror Burma style oF Sri Lanka….

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