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Northern Tamils Still Have Tribal Mentality, Pillay Interfered In Northern Election: JHU

No country in the world would permit a terrorist movement to reorganise by allowing them to obtain an electoral mandate in the name of democracy, and the armed forces victory over the LTTE was politically betrayed at the Northern provincial election, the Government’s hardline Sinhala coalition ally the Jathika Hela Urumaya said yesterday.

Minister Champika Ranawaka

Comparing the Tamil National Alliance mandate at last Saturday’s election to the German people’s overwhelming support for Adolf Hitler’s invasion of Czechoslovakia, JHU Minister Champika Ranawaka told a news conference that the Government must take responsibility for allowing the political front of a terrorist group to come to power through a free vote after terrorism and Tamil Nazism had been defeated with great difficulty.

“After Germany was defeated, the Allies politically banned the Nazi movement – what did we do? Months after the LTTE Leader was killed, we allowed people in the North to canvass for votes with his face on a poster,” Ranawaka charged.

Ranawaka said the JHU had urged tough action against the TNA when the party’s manifesto was unveiled because the party knew the Tamil party would construe a vote for them as an endorsement of its call for self-determination and self-rule.

“This is no different to what happened with the Vaddukoddai Resolution in 1977,” he said.

“In 1977, the TULF said based on the electoral mandate as a vote for the Vaddukoddai resolution and Eelam. After a few years, the Tamil youth asked, where is Eelam where is self determination? And then the TULF leaders like Amirthalingam had to run to Colombo and hide. Then India intervened and tried to create Eelam and then the country was pushed to war. In the end Amirthalingam and others also became victims of their guns,” the Minister charged.

He said TNA MP Abraham Sumanthiran and its Northern Chief Minister Elect C.V. Wigneswaran would meet the same fate.

“The game they have started today will ensure they meet the same fate as Amirthalingam and Yogeshwaran,” Ranawaka said.

Ranawaka scoffed at southern politicians who claimed the people of the North did not fall for carpet roads and a glass of arrack, claiming that the Northern voter was far more evolved. “There is no evolved society in the north. We are sad about the Tamil people – they still have the tribal mentality of the 1960s,” Ranawaka said.

He charged that people in the North did not have the freedom to vote according to conscience.

He accused UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay of interfering in the electoral process in the north. “The families of dead LTTE cadres are repeatedly told about war crimes and provoked. Navanethem Pillay went to the north and influenced the election. She gave a clear message to the LTTE families in the north. She told them she will carry their message to the world – she asked them to stand strong here. That became a major impediment to hold a free and fair election in the north,” he said.

Ranawaka said the TNA had increased its votes by some 330 percent at this election compared with 2010. In 2010 TNA got 65,000 votes in Jaffna. This time they have received 239,000 votes in Jaffna and the UPFA vote base has been reduced, the JHU strongman said.

“In 2010 the TNA wasn’t even able to get 50 percent of the vote. So who did this for them now? How did the same TNA that got only one third of this vote in 2010 one year after the war, get this amount of votes now?” Ranawaka queried.

He charged that foreign elements had secured the TNA’s victory at last week’s poll.

“Foreign forces that have now prevented the north and south from cooperating by getting them this mandate and doing this politics. The chief responsibility for this must be borne by the Indian Government. They have provoked Tamil Nationalism in Sri Lanka by sending the message that India is standing by,” the JHU Minister accused.

India always plays this same game whenever Tamil nationalism is dying out he charged. “India keeps giving Tamil nationalism new leases of life when it is dying in Sri Lanka,” he said. This is what has happened all over again now, Minister Ranawaka said.

“Any reconciliation and peace that was happening in 2010 has been stalled by this vote. Separatism and nationalism had gone backwards in 2010. It is the Indian Government, Tamil Nadu and Western lobby that has brought this back. The message is that the whole world is behind the Eelam project. It was with this strength at their backs that they spoke at this election. These forces have to take responsibility for bringing extremism back,” the Government Minister said.

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    This Sinhala Buddhist bastard must be shot and killed.

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      J.Muthu

      Pot calling the kettle black

      Excerpts from Sunday Leader – 23/03/2008

      Second Fascist Front -a Fractious Family Affair

      “Some of the current figures in the current JHU (namely the Venerable Athureliya Rathana Thera, Champika Ranawaka and Udaya Gamampila) were once JVP organizers and were active during the 1980s agitation against the Indo Lanka Accord. At that time Ranawaka and Rathana were both ideologically aligned to Jathika Chintanaya and (as Inter University Students Federation leaders) to the JVP … However Champika Ranawaka was to play an integral role in the split with the JVP on two issues. First Ranawaka had a dispute with Wijeweera over the JVP’s ideological path, declaring Marxism dead and urging the JVP to wholeheartedly embrace nationalism as its central ideological engine – a line Wijeweera refused to countenance. Second, the JVP’s refusal to support Mrs. Bandaranaike’s candidacy for the 1988 presidential election triggered the final split between the JVP, Jathika Chintanaya and SLFP-aligned unions.”

      http://www.thesundayleader.lk/archive/20080323/spotlight.htm

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        Dear Vedda, I am sure that you are aware that not only the names of jokes you have mentioned above were revolutionists in the 70s, but even the Champions of Human rights like late Sunila Abayesekara and former convener of FMM Mr.Sunanda Deshapriya – (brother of our Election Commissioner) who is still to submit a huge amount of financial account to the FMM were comrades of JVP. Another solider of Sunanda Mr.Ranjith Aiyaa who runs a profitable Diaspora NGO in Germany – married to a former chairman of the AI were too members of the JVP !!?

        The people of Vadamaaraadchi east were bold enough to show broomsticks to the then visiting Golaya of MaRa Mr.Vimal Comic wansa but got decieved by the fake smile of Mara the then HR Champion !!?

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          Rev:Devil

          May I take this opportunity to remind you to include more names of opportunists in your Rev:Devil Opportunists list of the Centenary,

          NM Perera, Colvin R D Silva, Pieter Keuneman, Vasudeva Nanayakara, ………..

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            Look at the bugger’s eyes – he looks like a sadist!

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              I also see that in the Chimpanzee too. The tribal sense is better than his rabid racist nonsense. These are rascals Mahinda is mollycoddling and branding as extremist in his government.

              We need more of these Chimps, Gamekollas, and shotgun Weerakotiyas to prop up the government and keep Sri Lanka live on the international agenda.

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          Rev:Devil

          There are two ice cream vendors, one is Champika and the other is Dyan. Your little grand daughter wants an ice cream.

          From whom would you buy ice cream?

          There are two car salesmen. You would like to buy a used car. Would you buy it from Champika or Dyan?

          There are only two candidates contesting elections. One is Champika and the other candidate is Dayan. Under new laws you are forced to vote. Would you vote Dayan or Champika?

          Could I have your honest answers to my hypothetical questions.

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            Dear Vedda, So sorry to be late,as I am overloaded with some extra work. Thanks for your questions. Pl. bear with me for some more hours for me to come back to you. Thanks.

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            I am back and would begin my reply with a reminder/note !!

            Dear Native , you have mentioned above, Minister Champika Ranawaka’s connection to JVP. During the latter part of the 80s (prema + JVP dark era) This Champika couldn’t find a single Buddhist/ a Buddhist hard liner or even a revolutionist to find refuge as a defeated JVPer. A Catholic priest from Mt. Laviniya ( I wish to refrain from mentioning his name here) kept him safely and even found a way to send him abroad to see him back with his real face !!? Champika has never extended even a single word of Thank to the priest.

            Now, let me attend your questions:-

            Vedda, I see a great market researcher in you !! You are right!! The commodities available in our political market are either an Ice cream or a used stuff. It has been the story for the last six and a half decade-right from independence !!

            Have a look at the list of Ice creams displayed for sale in the past by Dayans and Champikas……

            1.Sinhala only and that’s within 24 hours.
            2.Para Themulu appita eppa and the riots on them.
            3.Tamil Ealam
            4.SLMC.
            5.Free rice.
            The above five should be considered as blue chips in the market.

            You have so many seasonal commodities as well in the market.

            We have had some marketing candidates till the mid 70s who in spite of their champika Dayan nature have had some concerns about their clients. But now everyone does a one on one sales. They just don’t care about the need of their clients or the ones who they meet on their way. Selling anything and everything to see limitless money is their only goal. After sale service is almost nil.

            when looking at the sales patterns of our Dayans and Champikas, Even Philip Kotler and Jeremy McCarthy ( E. Jerome McCarthy) with all their marketing knowledge should be wondering ”what to do”!!?

            On the other side, even the revolutionary VP had to do the same Ice cream business to his clients in the North and East while maintaining a very effective advocacy department in the West and in the south Indian State of Tamil Nadu.

            The only difference between Champika Dayan (here after addressed as CD) Ice cream and VP Ice cream was….Clients were able to see the product of CD’s, as it was available in transparent packs and of course people were able to taste the difference within minutes of the completion of sale.

            But VP sold his Ice cream in Iron cups which never have had a cap for the clients to open and to see what’s in it !!?

            The choice for the clients with DCs were always choosing the lesser evil. Not at all the choice of good or bad . The chosen ones whether Dayan or Champika) have never failed to prove they are the worst and continue to maintain that culture to date.

            VP in his area maintained a successful monopoly market. The clients have had no other choices as he expelled or eradicated all other big and small Ice Cream vendors and Entrepreneurs. VPs Ice cream for some was a necessary evil and to others a total evil !!

            VPs Sales Reps still continue to advocacy that VPs product is the best one for his people. ”Kaasi Aanandan”( The Tiger poet who was born in Jaffna and spends most of his life time in Tamil Nadu – prudently avoiding VPs Ice cream) and whom I consider as ”Uthayan daily No.2 in burying all kinds of human values – have criticized CVW couple of days back in plain filth for trying to introduce a new product in VPs marketing area. (

            To make the long story short:-

            Product is always same. sellers are always two. Choice has always been to chose a lesser evil which in turn always prove that’s the worst. Sad part of this trade is that, the naturally gentle clients too gradually becoming more like their sellers.

            Majority of the clients are looking for a gentleman marketer in the field to really care for their clients…..I see someone now but should wait for a while. ( Hope and pray that his product shouldn’t be Ice Cream too !!?)

            Vedda, I always wonder that how come I have never cast my vote in this wonderland !!? (Knowing the consequences that my vote would have to face in my absence)

            Finally The country needs some real ”Native Veddas” to pull the nerves of some people to get the best out of them and some ”Senguttuvans” to advise the leaders – the ”Correct Things” rather than scratching their backs for personal benefits !!

            Did I answer you Sir !!?

            ….and there has always been two candidates at the market and the choice has never been between good and bad. It has always been a choice between two evils.

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              Sorry for the accidental repeat of the last para.

              R.D

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              Rev:Devil

              Let me ponder for few days over your comment.

              I think if I am forced to vote I would chose Champika over Dayan. Champika is honest, though he is loathsome,odious, detestable abominable.

              Dayan on the other hand is intellectually dishonest and deserves contempt, a war monger. He is more dangerous than Champika who is a racist.

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      J.Muthu

      “This Sinhala Buddhist bastard must be shot and killed.”

      Why is this rage?

      Calm down.

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      Calling this guy a Buddhist is an insult to your intelligence. Buddhism is a way of life and this guys way of life is nowhere close to Buddhism.

      True enough he is a Sinhalese as your born into the race you cannot change that, but if his parents knew that he would grow-up to be a racist A’Hole they just might have practiced family planning.

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      Please do not shoot him. He will be licking dust bins when the tide turns and that will happen very soon.He leads a group of gays in safron. Killing people help to stop their missery and initiate missery for you. One must not stop the misery of thrash like this.

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      You tamil hindu bastards with LTTE mindset should be shot and killed too…

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        [Edited out]

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          Rizwan

          Its a great comment, thanks

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      “Northern Tamils Still Have Tribal Mentality”

      Says a Sinhala-Buddhist Barbarian.

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      J.Muthu you [Edited out]

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        cyril

        “J.Muthu you [Edited out]”

        Brilliant comment

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      Well said

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      Well said J.Muthu

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      Except the words ‘Sinhala/Buddhist’ and we will acknowledge the rest.

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      J Muthu, now now don’t behave like your brothers and kill innocents. Fight words with words, not with guns.

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      J. Muttu,

      “This Sinhala Buddhist bastard must be shot and killed.”

      1. Is he “Sinhala?” Did they test his blood? His DNA? He is of Southern Indian origin, most probably from the Malabar coast if Karave.

      He looks more Tamil than Sinhala.

      2. Is he a “Buddhist?” Who is a Buddhist? Is he following the Tipitaka?

      No. He is not a Buddhist. He is using Buddhism, for political ends, just like he was using Marxism.

      Most likely, his parents were Buddhist, pious Buddhist.

      3. Is he a “bastard?” Difficult to say, without evidence. Anyway, it matters very little, as the difference may be just a piece of paper.

      4. “Shot and killed”. What crime did he commit? They did do that a lot in Sri Lanka during 1971, 1987-1989, and during the war, until 2009, and happens now and then.

      You missed an important point.
      Racist.
      That does belong to him, despite the Southern Indian genes in his body.

      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sinhalese_people

      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Genographic_Project

      Studies looking at the origin of the Sinhalese have been contradictory. Older studies suggest a predominantly Sri Lankan Tamil contribution followed by a significant Bengali contribution with no North Western Indian contribution,[47][48] while more modern studies point towards a predominantly Bengali contribution and a minor Tamil and North Western Indian (Gujarati & Punjabi) contribution.[49][50][51] Multiple studies have found no significant genetic difference between the Sinhalese and the three other major ethnic groups in Sri Lanka (Sri Lankan Tamil, Indian Tamil and Sri Lankan Moor).[48][52][53][54][55][56]

      It is debatable whether the Sri Lankan population have genetic links to Far East Asian populations however due to their close links to North East India, there is a likelihood of some traces of East Asian genes.[57][58]

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        Amarasiri,

        “You missed an important point. ( Referring to Muttu)
        Racist.
        That does belong to him, despite the Southern Indian genes in his body.”

        Here is support for the above Statement. The Sri Lanka President says, there are racists, and he must be referring to Champika Ranawak, aka Pachawaka.

        “I Have Sinhala Extremists And Religious Extremists In My Cabinet”: President. The President is very honest here.

        https://www.colombotelegraph.com/index.php/i-have-sinhala-extremists-and-religious-extremists-in-my-cabinet-president/

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

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        “Is he “Sinhala?”
        Now your insulting his mother and that not fair.

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      You represent the perfect epitome of the rabid racism and anti-Buddhist feeling that prevail among many members of the Tamil community, both here and abroad thanks to the brainwashing carried out by murderous racists of the likes of Prabhakaran, and in not too dissimilar a manner the propaganda carried out by the leaders of the TNA to fan the embers of racial hatred in a more subtle manner to prevent the build up of trust and reconciliation between the two communities.

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      MUthu ARE you an LTTE cadre ????

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        No, I believe in freedom for my people. We had enough of Sinhala Buddhist terror against my people. Ltte gone for good, Sinhala race always look for blood and violence. After 2009 shows very clear, they looking for another blood path. They will never solve Tamil issue. Tamil nation best option for Tamils…I Strongly believe that.

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      The day the entire world come together and decides for finally to destroy the “SINHALA BUDDHIST TERROR” which is nearing its 100th year in 1915, the mass murders perpetrated on innocents will be stopped.

      I think the UN and the world powers have finally decided to put things right. “Buddhist Terror” (Burmese,Lankan,Thai axis of evil) has taken too many lives in the 20th/21st century. Japanese were taught a bloody good lesson by the US under the pretext of WW2 bombing that put the Japanese Empire driven by the Buddhist hierarchy in Japan during the WW2 era, to the final rest.

      They realised the fallacy of believing all the bunkum taught by the Buddhist order. They could not defend themselves from the Atomic bomb that fell on their heads destroying thousands of their innocent peoples. No Meditation or Astral power was able to rescue them from that onslaught.

      Let the peace loving people of the world come together for once, Buddhist Racist Gangs representing many political parties in Sri lanka, be brought to books.

      They have become a menace to all, Hindus, Christians, Muslims and even Buddhsits. So, if all can come together for the common goal of destroying the common enemy, this will be a great service to the humanity.

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    FWD your article to external ministry of India. They will give you mouth full of…

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    ‘No country in the world would permit a terrorist movement to reorganise by allowing them to obtain an electoral mandate in the name of democracy…’………………..

    Hello gonbaas! wake up. We gave the JVP a shot at the polls after they shat on our people in 1971.

    And after they betrayed us and terrorised us again in 1987-89 we gave them another chance.

    Go back to school you half-witted, dumb cracker.

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      mate i dont think he will understand the words your using he is after all a un-civillised fellow

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      Spring Koha

      This is what Ranawaka said:

      “We are sad about the Tamil people – they still have the tribal mentality of the 1960s,”

      This what his Official website Patali Champika Ranawaka states:

      “First and foremost I consider myself a living being inhabiting this planet and secondly as a human being and finally as a Sri Lankan Sinhalese. My outlook (Philosophy of live) is modeled on bestowing loving kindness, compassion and exercising restraint on all living beings. I am neither an opponent of nor a proponent of Tamils or Muslims. However, I am totally opposed to those proponents of violence who use force and violence against living beings including fellow human beings and who deny the right of existence of others. In such instances, my philosophy of life has compelled me to think, speak out an take appropriate measures against such activities.”

      http://champikaranawaka.net/?page_id=1930

      Spring Koha

      Could you get someone somewhere with authority to put an upper limit to Sri Lankan hypocrisy. I would be most grateful.

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        Native Vedda,

        “Could you get someone somewhere with authority to put an upper limit to Sri Lankan hypocrisy. I would be most grateful.”

        Sorry. No Limit here.

        It is not limited to hypocrisy alone. It extebnds to other areas such as bribes, lies, etc.

        That is why Amarasiri calls Champika Ranawaka, Pachawaka.
        Pacha in Sinhala means lies.

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    “Tribal Mentality”… wow what a statement. Has he forgotten 1983 black July, has he forgotten Bodu sorry Balu Bala Sena attacks, has he forgotten Ravana Balaya atacks? From his hair cut it looks like he went in for a brain surgery. Some thing has happened to his brain. Jathika Hela Urumaya is a spent force and I am not sure what sort of support they will have if they contest elections independently. In order for him to stay relevant he is making these types of stupid statements so that he can be in the front pages of the news papers. If he is a honest politician who has some self respect he should have resigned his ministerial post when he was kicked out of his last ministry. Has he not got the message the President sent to him by removing him from Power and Energy? Even his advice was not taken by the President and he was kicked out and the President followed through by giving the power project to India. Looser!

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      Park

      “Has he forgotten 1983 black July, has he forgotten Bodu sorry Balu Bala Sena attacks, has he forgotten Ravana Balaya atacks?”

      It has been a well established fact that all the above attacks were carried out by LTTE and S J V Selvanayam as per their Vattukkottai resolution.

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        You have proven beyond doubt that you are a Vadda, who does not understand the civilized world, Jungle Rule is what you understand. I cannot blame you. That is your level of education.

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    This comment was removed by a moderator because it didn’t abide by our Comment policy.For more detail see our Comment policy
    https://www.colombotelegraph.com/index.php/comments-policy-2/

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      Rama

      Thanks for your thought provoking comment.

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    What an analysis ! yet you sat among your peers gave your nod for and vote for many unjust amendment and an impeachment, allied your self to gain many a political mileage and now you cry foul on a just election.It’s people like you,with whose mentality has brought upon the downfall of this Island… not forgetting,the inept opposition.

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    and CHOGAM leaders are coming here to shake hands with this Hitler….

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    muthu,

    “This Sinhala Buddhist bastard must be shot and killed”

    So should the supporters of the eelam project

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      Ravi Perera

      “So should the supporters of the eelam project”

      What is the matter with both you stupid people.

      When are you both stupids stop sitting on your brains?

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    Aside from the fact this man is a peddler of phobias;ANC,Free Aceh,Fretelin to name a few.
    I guess less hair on the scalp does not translate to more brains !

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    FOR CT, JHU is Sinhala HARD LINE PARTY.

    TNA is the Tamil-patriotic party.

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      JimSofty,

      Tell your minister to shut his mouth. He has created lot of problem in the country….because of his mouth Tamil Eelam going to win without war sooner. This bastard is destroying the Island.

      MINISTER YOU ARE COMPLETELY FAILURE POLITICIAN……PLEASE KINDLY SHUT YOUR MOUTH AND IT IS BETTER FOR THE COUNTRIES FUTURE.

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    Champika Ranawake has no other platform to get 5,000 votes than to rouse the Sinhalese on non-existing bogeys. He is RG Senanayake-Hector Kobbekaduwa-KMP Rajaratne-Cyril Mathew-Gamini Dissanayake all put into one. His naked anti-Indianism, his racial hatred of the UNHC/HR, his campaign against our friends in the West who help us will bring serious trouble to this country. The sooner the Brothers and The Family get rid of this troublke-maker from our political system, the better. As a Minister he has been an absolute disaster.

    C.A. Teldala

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      Carol A. Teldala

      “The sooner the Brothers and The Family get rid of this troublke-maker from our political system, the better. As a Minister he has been an absolute disaster.”

      The clan knows what they are doing, racists need overt racists to keep all wings of their party happy.

      He is not a one man racist, but a useful bigot.

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        Brothers and Champika Ranawaka are not doing enough for Sri Lanka.

        We are watching them and they have to protect us from all those who want to destroy Sri Lankan, Sinhala – buddhist civilization.

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          Jim softy

          “We are watching them and they have to protect us from all those who want to destroy Sri Lankan, Sinhala – buddhist civilization.”

          It is our duty to protect Buddhism from Sinhala/Buddhists. We are working on it.

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          JimSoftly, what is Sinhala-Buddhist civilisation? Buddhism is a foreign religion inmported from India.

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      Is he the Minister that forced the ITI to give that bogus certificate on DCD.

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    JHU is the champion of southern tribalism. It is funny to see him identifying tribalists other than them to justify the existence of their tribalism. TNA is faced with the challenge of treating all ethnicities in the North as equal citizens to prove JHU wrong. I sincerely hope it will happen.

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    He is talking through his hat.

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    So long as this type of extremist Sinhala Buddhist hard liners have a say in the country, there will be no reconciliation, no peace and no progress!

    Sengodan. M

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    Of course Tamils are tribal. Look at all the election results in both SL and TN. TAmilians ALWAYS voted for Tamil only tribal parties.

    But what are you going to do about it?

    Share power with Tamil tribal racists?

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      Fathima . I hope your comment is read by no other than the self appointed pundit Thrishanta.

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    The crocodile shedding tears in sympathy of the sheep on the other side of the river “fearing” that it would drown. Bensen

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    It is Hitler’s Aryan reincarnation with a bald head that is speaking with a tribal mentality that has killed so many people since the late 50’s. How curious that he projects this all on to the tamils. Freud will be laughing in his grave!

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    This man was an utter failure as Minister of Power and Energy. Now as Minister of Technology, Research and Atomic Energy he is clearly out of focus. A few months back he was attacking Fonterra on the DDC issue and failed miserably.
    He has no atom of decency.He is more suited to be Minister of Ethnic Hate and Religous Facism.

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      Well said……………………….he is fool……………..MARA used him and he became a comedy actor in MARA’s theatre.

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    It’s ridiculous for the JHU to label the TNA as a tribal entity. In modern Sri Lanka, it was Anagarika Dharmapala who first started preaching his own brand of Buddhism: it was indeed a version of Buddhism adulterated with Sinhalese nationalism. Then, it was S W R D Bandaranayake who took it to its next logical evolutionary step by making the country’s institutionalized Buddhism, one of what he called the five pillars of Sinhalese nationalism: the Buddhist clergy, indigenous medical practitioners, teachers, farmers and the toiling workers. If the Sinhalese continue to follow this Dharmapala Buddhist now in this 21st century, it would lead to bifurcation of the country. That said, even Adolf Hitler had his one team of highly educated people around him and the Champica-Atureliye Rathana-Gammanpila trio belong to President Rajapakse’s inner circle of educated cohorts.

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      Appreciable comments from Sena. In hindsight, has the lot of the the Sangha, Veda, Kamkaru, Govi, Guru reached more prosperous levels in
      the 60 years since? Except for some sections of the Sangha – that reap the enormous material benefits that politics bring today – all the others are in tatters. SWRD perished by the very demon he created and that which brought him to power. As they often say, history has strange ways of repeating itself.

      RJdeS

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    I had a lot of respect for Champika Ranawaka’s intelligence and political acumen. Lost it all. He’s just another third rate politician,trying his best to stay in the limelight. Such a waste-such a pity.

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    that silly dumbwit champika does not know what he is talking,TNA now is a democratic party with educated people unlike the UPFA which is full of thugs and rapists
    if hecalls the tamils as tribalists how can we classify the sinhalese dominated UPFA as
    i)Murderer Duminda Silva is allowed to be in office and not charged
    ii)Mervin the thug is scot free and a minister
    iii)Tangalle PS member rapist is allowed to go scot free
    iv)Noori estate murder by UPFA man!
    v)Ravana Balaya and Boru Balu Sena acting like pigs

    so now tell me who is uncivilized and who is not silly fool

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    This was a terrible piece by the author…. I didn’t like it at all and it is simply untrue.

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    Minister Champika Ranawaka, my foot? Miinster of hate mongering? Or, simply an idiot in the cabinet to side track people from the main problems? Whatever it is his mind is twisted and needs straightening.

    They got a court jester in the cabinet too! Ali Baba and the 40 thieves fill their pockets with shekels in the mean time.

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    Another senseless and meaningless view of Champika who usually prostitutes his intelligence to amplify his communal and racist thinking.

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      Why does no one ever comment about the racist Tamil national alliance , or the Muslim congress , Are they not racists . ?IS this theory only applicable to the Sinhala Buddhists?????

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        It is the Buddhism & Hinduism combined caused the most heinous mass murders in the history of Mankind.

        See, most of the people who write in the comments are of the wrong assumption that if these racist criminals are true Buddhists they would be anything else but Racists.

        But the hard truth is, that it is the BUDDHISM which is the main culprit in cultivating and promoting RACISM & FASCISM.

        HITLER read and believed in Buddhist & Hindu teachings and it was then he found the credibility of his conviction in killing millions and he became up to now the No.01 Mass murderer in the history of mankind.

        Please check the following article:

        Heinrich Himmler: The Nazi Hindu
        By By Palash Ghosh

        http://www.ibtimes.com/heinrich-himmler-nazi-hindu-214444

        More than 65 years after the fall of the Third Reich, Nazi Germany remains an obsession with millions of people around the world.

        Adolf Hitler was one of the most prominent historical figures from the 20th century, evoking both disgust and fascination. While other totalitarian regimes from that period — including Fascist Italy and Imperial Japan — have largely faded from the public’s consciousness, Nazi Germany still exerts a powerful hold on many for a variety of reasons.

        Among the most interesting and perplexing aspects of the Nazi regime was its connection to India and Hinduism. Indeed, Hitler embraced one of the most prominent symbols of ancient India — the swastika — as his own.

        The link between Nazi Germany and ancient India, however, goes deeper than just the swastika.

        The Nazis venerated the notion of a pure, noble Aryan race, who are believed to have invaded India thousands of years ago from Central Asia and established a martial society based on a rigid social structure with strict caste distinctions.

        While scholars in both India and Europe have rejected and debunked the notion of an Aryan race, the myths and legends of ancient Vedic-Hindu India have had a tremendous influence on many nations, none more so than Germany.

        Perhaps the most fervent Nazi adherent to Indian Hinduism was Heinrich Himmler, one of the most brutal members of the senior command.

        Himmler, directly responsible for the deaths of millions of Jews and others as the architect of the Holocaust, was a complex and fascinating man. He was also obsessed with India and Hinduism.

        International Business Times spoke with two experts on German culture to explore Himmler and Hinduism.

        Victor and Victoria Trimondi are German cultural philosophers and writers. They have published books on religious and political topics, including Hitler-Buddha-Krishna-An Unholy Alliance from the Third Reich to the Present Day (2002), a research about the efforts by National-Socialists and Fascists to construct a racist Indo-Aryan warrior ideology with strong roots in Eastern religions and philosophies.

        IB TIMES: Heinrich Himmler was reportedly fascinated by Hinduism and ancient Indian culture, and he read the Bhagavad Gita, among other classic texts. How and when was he introduced to Indian culture? Was it prior to his joining the Nazi party or afterwards?

        MR. & MRS. TRIMONDI: Himmler kept a diary where he not only listed the books he read but also provided extensive comments on these manuscripts. His entries regarding India and Indians were always very positive.

        Himmler’s Indian reading list started in 1919 [before the Nazi Party was formed] with a German translation of a novel called Mr. Isaacs: A Tale of Modern India by Marion Crawfords. Six years later, in 1925, Himmler also praised Hermann Hesse’s Siddhartha as a magnificent book.

        Himmler was also drawn to The Pilgrim Kamanita by the Danish author Karl Gjellerup, which was a contemporary best-seller. In his diary, Himmler commented: A precious narration. The content is the teaching of salvation.

        Gjellerup’s book quoted several verses from the Vedas, including: The one who kills believes that he is killing. The one who has been killed believes that he dies. Both of them are wrong, for one doesn’t die and the other doesn’t kill.

        Later, Himmler delivered some of these same philosophies in his speeches to his SS officers.

        In the 1920s and the early 1930s, Himmler read some popular books about Hinduism and Buddhism. Yet, his actual interest in classic Hindu texts came later, when he founded the SS-Ahnenerbe, the brain trust of the Black Order, a group of highly qualified academics and occultists that attempted to forge the ideology of a racist warrior religion.

        In 1937, Himmler chose Professor Walter Wüst to serve as the president of the SS-Ahnenerbe. Two years later, Wüst became the curator of this notorious organization. Incidentally, in addition to being one of the leading Sanskrit scholars of his time, Wüst served as the president of the Maximilian University in Munich. In the academic world, Orientalists from this particular university were considered the top experts in their field.

        Wüst was keenly interested in extracting ideas from the Vedas and Buddhism of the so-called Aryan tradition in order to give National Socialism a religious dimension. One slogan of his was: Also above India hovers the sun-sign of the Swastika.

        To Wüst, Hitler appeared as the manifestation of a Chakravartin – Indo-Aryan world emperor.

        Wüst tried to support this particular speculation by verses from classical Indian scriptures. Moreover, in one of his emotion-driven speeches, he compared Hitler with the historical Buddha.

        IB TIMES: Germany’s fascination with ancient India and its culture began in the 19th century, no? That is, long before the advent of the Nazis. Is it correct?

        MR. & MRS. TRIMONDI: Indeed, Germany had been a true center for Sanskrit studies in the nineteenth century. To be exact, there were scholars and writers in this field who either put the emphasis on the peaceful aspects of Indian culture (e.g. Johann Gottfried Herder and Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph Schelling) or pointed out the nihilistic side of Buddhism or Shankara philosophy (like Arthur Schopenhauer).

        However, with the radicalization of German nationalism, writers began to put more emphasis on the martial aspects of Hindu culture. One of the first who tried to blend the warrior ideology of ancient India with Aryan racism was Houston Stewart Chamberlain, an English-born author who lived in Germany and who was later held in a high esteem by the Nazis.

        IB TIMES: Is it true that Himmler could read and speak Sanskrit fluently? Where and how did he learn such a difficult foreign language?

        MR. & MRS. TRIMONDI: We do not have any evidence that he mastered Sanskrit. However, Himmler did not need to read this ancient tongue since he always had Wüst by his side.

        By constantly interacting with Himmler, Wüst was directly involved in his philosophical and ideological projects, and he could provide an answer to any linguistic questions coming from the Reichsführer SS.

        IB TIMES: As Reichsführer of the SS, Chief of the German Police, Minister of the Interior and head of the Gestapo and the Einsatzgruppen killing squads, Himmler was responsible for the murder of millions of innocent people. How did he reconcile such brutality with the tenets of Hinduism, which is generally peaceful?

        MR. & MRS. TRIMONDI: The image of Hinduism as a totally peaceful religion is a widespread fallacy. In fact, one can find plenty of martial aspects in Hindu culture, which had been emphasized by various individuals even before the Nazi period, during Hitler’s reign, and even today by the extreme right wing in Europe and elsewhere.

        For example, in his introduction to a popular edition of the Bhagavad Gita, Leopold Schroeder, a student of ancient India, wrote that this poem describes the powerful ethics of Kshatriya (Warrior) religion at a time when the warriors and kings of India provided a spiritual leadership instead of the priestly caste.

        It is very likely that Himmler used this particular edition of the Bhagavad Gita. It was the Kshatriya, the ancient Hindu warrior caste, and its ethical ideals that fascinated the Nazis so much among other elements of Indian history and culture.

        IB TIMES: Aside from millions of Jews, Himmler was also responsible for the mass murder of up to half-million Roma (gypsies). Was he not aware that the Roma are also of Indian descent?

        MR. & MRS. TRIMONDI: He must have known it. At the same time, we should remember that Western racist intellectuals usually divided Indian society into two castes: light-skinned Aryan conquerors (priests, warriors and merchants) and dark-skinned indigenous Dravidians or Chandalens — the latter expression goes back to a Sanskrit word Chandala – or, ‘The Untouchables.’ Himmler surely viewed the Roma as a part of this outcast group.

        IB TIMES: Bhagavad Gita partially focuses on the adventures of Arjuna, the world’s greatest warrior. Did Himmler fantasize that he was a 20th-century Arjuna fighting for the glory of the Aryans? Did Himmler view Hitler as his god Krishna – like a reincarnation of god Krishna?

        MR. & MRS. TRIMONDI: When speaking about the Aryan culture proper and the old German or Nordic gods, Himmler clearly viewed them as parts of the same spiritual ideology.

        In this sense, Himmler was indeed fighting for the glory of the Aryans. Thus, Himmler was convinced that the thunderbolts mentioned in both Indian and European mythologies were references to the super-weapons of Aryan Gods, who possessed incredible knowledge of electricity.

        However, we do not know whether Himmler identified himself with Arjuna or not. At the same time, considering the fact that he did indeed compare Hitler to Krishna, it is quite possible that he cast himself as the character of Arjuna.

        On one occasion, Himmler recited to other people the following passage from the Gita, in which Krishna says to Arjuna: Every time when man forgets the sense of justice and truth, and when injustice reigns in the world I become born anew, that is the law.

        Having read these words, Himmler added: This passage is directly related to our Führer. He did arise during the time when the Germans were in the deepest distress and when they did not see any way out. He belongs to these great figures of light (Lichtgestalt). One of the greatest figures of light reincarnated himself in our Führer.

        Based on this statement, one can assume that perhaps Himmler viewed Hitler as a manifestation of Krishna and himself as Arjuna.

        IB TIMES: Did Himmler envision the SS as a modern version of the ancient Kshatriya Hindu warrior caste?

        MR. & MRS. TRIMONDI: This was really a sensation what we discovered in the archives: In 1925, shortly before he became a member of Hitler’s SS, Himmler read about the Freemasons and anti-masons in Their Fight for World Domination by an Austrian writer named Franz Haiser.

        Strange as it may sound, the greater part of the book deals not with Freemasons but with the Indian caste system. Haiser praised this caste system as the most reasonable and the most sophisticated social model. He also glorified the Kshatriya (the Warrior) caste as the natural leaders in society. Haiser also compared the decline of the caste system in India to the decadence of Western culture. As a way to prevent this decline, the author proposed the creation of a well-organized, international and racially pure elite order of warriors that he called the All Aryan Union (all-arischer Bund). In addition, he advocated for an all-Aryan world revolution and for the emancipation of the Kshatriya from above.

        Haiser derided the so-called lower races as crows, rats, sparrows, louses and fleas and also endorsed the reintroduction of slavery. He envisioned a society in which the Kshatriyas would not be permitted to mingle with other races. In addition, he drew attention to the Hindu cosmology of global eras: the Yugas, the Holy Trinity of Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva, and the Indian law code of Manu, which he interpreted as a guidebook on how to keep the Aryan race pure.

        After familiarizing himself with all these ideas Himmler wrote excitedly in his diary: A wonderful book […] I agree with most of it. One needs such books. They encourage those who instinctively feel what is right and what is wrong, but do not dare to think about it because of their false education. Kshatriya caste [is what] we have to be. This is the salvation.

        Two years later, in 1927, as a twenty-seven year old man, Himmler already came to occupy the high position of the Stellvertretender Reichsführer SS.

        Much of the agenda articulated in Haiser’s book could be found later in the ideology and the structure of the Black Order.

        Himmler was also familiar with the writings of the Italian philosopher Julius Evola, a fascist prophet of the Kshatriya ideology.

        IB TIMES: Is it true that Himmler always kept a copy of the Bhagavad Gita in his pocket and read passages from it every night?

        MR. & MRS. TRIMONDI: Yes, this is true. In fact, it has been well documented by Felix Kersten, his Finnish masseur, that Himmler liked to indulge in philosophical monologues in his presence. The Reichsführer SS called the Gita a high Aryan Canto. Kersten also reported that Himmler read the Vedas, especially the Rig-Veda, the speeches of the Buddha, and the Buddhist Visuddhi-magga. Himmler made frequent references to karma, especially when he was talking about providence.

        He also believed in reincarnation: With one life life is not finished. What good and bad deeds a man has done has an effect on his next life as his karma.

        IB TIMES: Discuss Himmler’s fascination with Yoga and what he sought to gain from this practice.

        MR. & MRS. TRIMONDI: The practice of Yoga was already well known during the Nazi regime — but we do not know whether Himmler did Yoga exercises or not. We only know about his plan to introduce meditation practices and spiritual retreats for the elite members of the SS in a special center located at Wewelsburg, a medieval castle.

        Himmler confided to Felix Kersten: I admire the wisdom of the founders of Indian religion, who required that their kings and dignitaries retreat every year to monasteries for meditation. We will later create similar institutions.

        IB TIMES: Did Himmler (and other top Nazi leaders) use the Bhagavad Gita as a kind of an ideological blueprint for the Holocaust and World War II?

        MR. & MRS. TRIMONDI: Several historians believe that Himmler’s notorious Posener Speech in front of a hundred SS officers in 1943 was highly influenced by the spirit of the Bhagavad Gita.

        In this particular speech, Himmler stressed that if the destiny of the nation called for it, every member of the SS had a duty to conduct drastic measures brutally and without pity and without regard to blood relationship and friendship.

        This utterance brought to mind the instructions Krishna issued to Arjuna, demanding from the latter to attack his kin and kill them. In the same speech, after mentioning unworthy human beings who were going to be murdered (an indirect reference to the Jews), Himmler assured his listeners: These deeds do not inflict any damage on our inner selves, our souls, and our characters. In the same manner, Krishna assured Arjuna that the latter acts would not pollute his higher self by completing his murderous duty: Whatever I do, it cannot pollute me. […] The one who merges with me, frees himself from everything, and he is not bound by his deeds

        Thus, Himmler encouraged the members of the SS to conduct their murderous acts, unemotionally in a cool detached manner just as Krishna instructed the charioteer Arjuna.

        On the whole, the Posener Speech was focused on the spiritual dimensions of war and the conduct of the warrior, which is the chief element of the Kshatriya philosophy of Hinduism. The German diplomat and undercover U.S. agent in Nazi-Germany Hans Bernd Gisevius concluded: There is no doubt that for Himmler the Bhagavad Gita is the book of the Great Absolution.

        IB TIMES: During the war, there was a community of Indian nationalists living in Berlin. The most prominent among them was Subhash Chandra Bose, who met with many top Nazi officials, including Himmler, Ribbentrop, Goering and Hitler himself. Is it true that Himmler was generally interested in helping Bose to achieve independence for India, whereas most of the other German leaders only used Bose in a ploy to stoke anti-British sentiments in India?

        MR. & MRS. TRIMONDI: Unlike other Nazi leaders, Himmler and the curator of the SS-Ahnenerbe Walther Wüst, provided some ideological support to Bose’s political agenda. Wüst spoke about the need to work closely with Bose and contemplated holding a German-Indian congress of Indian scholars representing both countries. Yet, except for these utterances, neither Himmler nor Wüst did anything specific to support Indian nationalists.

        Bose delivered an emotional speech for British soldiers of Indian origin, who were captured by the Wehrmacht in Africa and who were held in Germany as POWs. He said to them: Hitler is your friend. He is the friend of the Aryans, and you will return to India as the liberators of your motherland. The Indian Kshatriya legacy was not the only Oriental culture that attracted Himmler and his ideologists when they were working to construct their racist Indo-Aryan warrior religion.

        In addition to Hinduism, the Reichsführer SS was also interested in the militant Samurai Zen philosophy of Japan as well as the occult scriptures of Tibetan Buddhism. Indeed, one of the goals of the famous SS expedition to Tibet headed by Ernst Schaefer in 1939 was to find in the Lamaist monasteries scrolls containing secret Aryan teachings.

        See: http://www.trimondi.de

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    Colombo Tribe has prevailed upon the Northern Tribe.after their tribal leader bit the dust.

    Does Ranawaka consider the TNA Leader Sambandana as a member of the Northern tribe?

    Is he safe because he was subservient to the LTTE leader all along?.

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    Did Ms Pillai time her visit to coincide with the Election?.

    Why on earth would the head of the UNHRC spend full seven days in a minnow Contry like Srilanka , when she hasn’t bothered to visit Palestine, Iraq, Libya and Syria even for a couple of days?.

    Has Ms Pillai compromised her indipendence and the intergrity of the UNHCR by openly canvassing for the TNA which acted as the proxies of the LTTE terrorist organization, that even killed a PM of a foreign country?.

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      [Edited out] SuwandaSaban, yes she premediated the show by ticking on all the ballots bills of the North for seven days.

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      “Why on earth would the head of the UNHRC spend full seven days in a minnow Contry like Sri Lanka” wonders this regime bootlicker Sumanasekera. Friend, it is not to help TNA to win as you foolishly try
      to mislead. It was well known, even by what the Rajapakse Brothers were forced to admit, the minimum would have been a 2/3rd victory.
      The powerful lady spent longer time here than most other places because
      the wicket is being laid for The Hague. Influential Western powers like the USA, Canada, the UK, France and the EU are not going to take sitting and applauding the indignity that the ruling clique throw at them – for years. The time to settle scores is coming. Premadasa, who thought he was Superman when he threw Gladstone and the IPKF out, did not know what hit him when he was reduced to crow meat in the slums of Colombo North. And so Gaddaffi, Saddam Hussein and OBL. Its a tough world out there, buddy.

      Horikadey

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    Champika Ranawanka is a real singala [Edited out]

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      Is it “dastard” what you ought to say, poor CT, give where is the freedom of expression.

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    Ranawaka is the Chingalam form of Rauf Hackhim.

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    Oh, how pathetic!. As always, the whole world and their mother is at fault; Navi Pillay, India, the international community.

    If the people of the North were treated as human beings by the government you are part of Champika Patali Ranawaka, if the Tamil man was treated with respect and dignity by you, the Rajapaksa brothers and the Military, if their lands were given back to them, if their sons and daughters were not unduly harassed, in short if the Tamil man is not treated with the repression you love to enforce, then they would not have voted for the TNA.

    You and those of your mentality are the ones with the tribal mindset, who continue to spread racial and religious hatred and refuse to let the country blossom as a “REAL PEACEFUL NATION,”

    Blame yourselves and no one else. Do you think that if the Tamil people were treated with dignity, after the defeat of the LTTE they would have looked to the TNA? Continue to spread your evil Champika, and find more evil fodder to feed the Sinhalase with.

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      Champika has a very very small podian, it is to upbeat his ego that he has become a racialist.Champo what can we do, you must plead to the Good God to give you a bigger one in your next life.Otherwise your wife will go in search of somebody to satisfy her.

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