26 February, 2020

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Tamil Perspective: Dangerous And Genocidal Dayange Chinthanaya

By Usha S Sri-Skanda-Rajah –

Usha S Sri-Skanda-Rajah

Usha S Sri-Skanda-Rajah

Refuting Dayan’s narcissistic theories!

“As to the qualification required in the knowledge of the native languages, the Portuguese and Sinhalese only being mentioned excludes one which is fully necessary in the Northern Districts as the Sinhalese in the South. I mean the Tamil language, commonly called the Malabar language, which with a mixture of Portuguese in use through all the provinces is the proper native tongue of the inhabitants from Puttalam to Batticaloa northward inclusive of both these districts.. Your Lordship will therefore, I hope have no objection to my putting Tamil on an equal footing of encouragement with the Sinhalese” – Sir Robert Brownrigg, Governor of Ceylon, 1813 Dispatch to the British Colonial Secretary of State, Reported in the Tribune, 12 January 1956) – Courtesy www.tamilnation.com

Beware of the dangerous and genocidal Dayange Chinthanaya.

Dayan Jayatilleka would sweet talk us into believing we are something whilst reducing  us to nothing.

He is relegating us to mere second class “national minorities”,  because of his benevolent nature???

Let me shut him up with one example, that is the UK – the Northern Irish, the Welsh or the Scots are not called minorities even as, out of the 650 constituencies in the UK,  533 are in England, 59 in Scotland, 40 in Wales and 18 in Northern Ireland.

What a shrewd operator!

His attitude is no different from and is reflective of the typical genocidal nature of the supremacist Sinhala mindset who want to see the Tamil Nation destroyed and its legitimate aspirations crushed.

Lest We Forget

A Sinhalese soldier threatens protesting Tamil student, S.T. Arasu, who replied, “shoot me if you must, I am ready to die”. Photograph and source – ‘Satyagraha and the Freedom Movement of Tamils in Ceylon’ by S. Ponniah, 1963/ Tamil Guardian

A historical habitat, a homeland, a nation, a state, a nation-state, a country – we all know what these  concepts mean, its intricacies and what it entails; a fundamental error in judgement at the critical and crucial time of independence from a colonial power has brought us to the paltry position of being forced to looking at these as mere concepts and of debating who we are, where we belong and what is our right as a Tamil nation.

Worse still we are made to suffer the indignity of having a bunch of no good racist bigots without a conscience, tell us who we are and who we are not.

They have the gall, these no-gooders who rely on myths for their succour, who have systematically and intentionally made it their business and prime focus to dismantle and destroy the socio-cultural-linguistic and political fabric that binds us as a national and political entity, who are in occupation of our land, who’ve forced their authority on us, who  terrorise us, to tell us what’s good for us!

This genocidal attitude pervades these bloodthirsty bigots notwithstanding the fact that the numerically larger Tamil speaking NorthEast comprising the Tamil Nation  gave the Vaddukoddai Resolution which enshrines the clarion call for cessation of the Tamil Nation and, “the restoration of a Free Sovereign Secular Socialist State of Tamil Eelam,”  an overwhelming mandate .

Let’s look at Dayan Jayatilleka’s credentials from the Tamil perspective. It was Dayan who first covered-up the Tamil Genocide that was orchestrated and carried out by the Rajapaksa government, at the special session of the Human Rights Council, much against the opinion of human rights organisations who were outraged and irate by it.

This he did spearheading the Sri Lankan delegation soon after the Sri Lankan army finished its job with orders coming from the top, pointing to Gotabaya Rajapaksa and President Mahinda Rajapaksa, of killing 70,000 Tamil civilians and leaving more than 146,000 Tamils unaccounted for, according authentic government census figures before it was doctored by the Rajapaksas.

Mind you before the bloody hands of his bloody bosses responsible for this bloody massacre in Mullivaikal in Northern Sri Lanka in May 2009 hadn’t even dried up, this man managed to trick the UNHRC into congratulating Sri Lanka, in an outrageous and flawed resolution introduced by him that has now been rectified in the 25th session, the UNHRC requesting the office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights to conduct a comprehensive international investigation.

Dayan, now a recalled diplomat who has fallen foul of the Rajapaksa regime, has not pulled back from his fatally flawed stance, continues to aid and abet Srilanka’s culture of impunity: Do we ignore this, “Dayan who gives free advice, (rather more like pontificating) to the government regularly with schemes on how to continue (Srilankan) government impunity, escape  accountability and avoid an international investigation for grave international crimes at UNHRC.., ” or engage him however futile it may be only to prevent him from dominating the discussion???.

In an article; A Response: ‘The Geneva consensus: Setting the Record Straight I did interject in a,”cyberspace row brewing between two Sri Lankan diplomats, past and present, career and political appointee, about who was better at their jobs in telling lies for the Rajapaksa regime. I wanted to “set the record straight” and tell the concerned world, let’s not be side-tracked from the ‘truth’, “Dayan Jayatilleka is shamelessly taking credit for having cleverly concealed the truth about the mass slaughter of Tamils in Mullivaikal Northern Sri Lanka in May 2009. Damning evidence now in the public domain tells a different story,” I wrote.

Again in checking his credentials, his stand on pushing the 13th amendment down the throat of the Tamil Nation as good for them belies his good Samaritan image he tries to portray.

There is no doubt that the Tamil Nation and the Tamil Diaspora two sides of the same coin are united in vigorously rejecting any political solution based on this man’s flawed Chinthanaya and his “poisoned chalice of a gift’ to the Tamil Nation that is the 13th amendment.

If you read my article:  A Golden Opportunity for Tamils to Present a United Front and Speak With One Voice, you know what I mean:

In it I told him, “The 13th amendment is a non starter – does his version include police and land powers,” I asked? With the advent of the Divineguma Bill (now law) and the 18th Amendment, a lot of the discretionary and financial powers have been removed from the Provincial Councils (that were already nothing less than “glorified Municipal Councils: Nadesan Satyendra).

I refer to Dayan, writing about Tamils giving the Sinhala Hawks (Vultures more like it), an “avurudhu gift” by not accepting the 13th amendment, I refuted his theory and did warn the Tamils that, “the gift that they could inadvertently give the “Sinhala Hawks” would be the gift of a divided Tamil polity against the enemy.”

Let’s make it abundantly clear that Tamils in the NorthEast provinces constitute a nation of people, and comprise the Tamil Nation and are not minorities. Justice Wigneswaran was right in making that distinction about two nations.

Mr. Jayatilleka we are the Tamil Nation, minorities we are not:

In our own historical habitats we are a nation (of people ), distinct and different from the Sinhala nation, having our own Tamil homeland, comprising the North and East of this island and entitled to the right to self determination and to the restoration of a sovereign and independent state of Tamil Eelam.

Notwithstanding many deliberate schemes  of forced colonization by Sinhala regimes designed to manipulating the ethnic composition and blurring the demography of the region, the mass exodus of people fleeing the region due to the genocidal policies and genocidal acts of Sinhala regimes and the ongoing structural genocide, all contributing to a massive decrease in the Tamil population, We remain an established Tamil Nation.

Notwithstanding the text of the Indo Sri Lanka Accord of 1987 pertaining to the definition of Sri Lanka, We are the Tamil Nation.

No one can be persuaded by Dayan who accuses Justice Wigneswaran of not being as wise as Dayan for ignoring “The third discourse” which is a set of meaningless words in the Accord, merely rhetoric that does not correspond with ground realities. Is this a statement of truth regardless whether it was written that way and would it pass the ultimate litmus test vis-a-vis the situation on the ground, or what is written in Sri Lanka’s Constitution?

Sri Lanka is not the pluralistic society Dayan or 1987 Accord definition envisions/projects it to be as stated here below, so what’s the purpose behind Dayan’s argument, shouldn’t he tell this to his kinsmen directly rather than tell us?

The Accord so envisions:

“Acknowledging that Sri Lanka is a ‘multi-ethnic and a multi-lingual plural society” consisting, inter alia, of Sinhalese, Tamils, Muslims (Moors) and Burghers;

Recognising that each ethnic group has a distinct cultural and linguistic identity which has to be carefully nurtured;

Also recognising that the Northern and the Eastern Provinces have been areas of historical habitation of Sri Lankan Tamil speaking peoples, who have at all times hitherto lived together in this territory with other ethnic groups;

Conscious of the necessity of strengthening the forces contributing to the unity, sovereignty and territorial integrity of Sri Lanka, and preserving its character as a multi-ethnic, multi-lingual and multi- religious plural society , in which all citizens can live in equality, safety and harmony, and prosper and fulfil their aspirations…”

So what then is the point Dayan is making, talking about hypotheticals that do not exist :

This is the truly pluralist vision of Sri Lanka; a vision of a multiethnic, multilingual, multi-religious society in which each ethnic group has a distinct identity. It is not a definition of a vision of ‘two nations’ or of the domination of one peoples over the other.

But compare that ideal to the statement of truth corresponding to the ground situation (markedly worse now) in the preamble of the Vaddukoddai Resolution:

I quote:

Whereas, throughout the centuries from the dawn of history, the Sinhalese and Tamil nations have divided between themselves the possession of Ceylon, the Sinhalese inhabiting the interior of the country in its Southern and Western parts from the river Walawe to that of Chilaw and the Tamils possessing the Northern and Eastern districts; And,

Whereas, the Tamil Kingdom was overthrown in war and conquered by the Portuguese in 1619, and from them by the Dutch and the British in turn, independent of the Sinhalese Kingdoms; And,

Whereas, the British Colonists, who ruled the territories of the Sinhalese and Tamil Kingdoms separately, joined under compulsion the territories of the Sinhalese and the Tamil Kingdoms for purposes of administrative convenience on the recommendation of the Colebrooke Commission in 1833; And,

Whereas, the Tamil Leaders were in the forefront of the Freedom movement to rid Ceylon of colonial bondage which ultimately led to the grant of independence to Ceylon in 1948; And,

Whereas, the foregoing facts of history were completely overlooked, and power over the entire country was transferred to the Sinhalese nation on the basis of a numerical majority, thereby reducing the Tamil nation to the position of subject people; And,

Whereas, successive Sinhalese governments since independence have always encouraged and fostered the aggressive nationalism of the Sinhalese people and have used their political power to the detriment of the Tamils by-

(a) Depriving one half of the Tamil people of their citizenship and franchise rights thereby reducing Tamil representation in Parliament,

(b) Making serious inroads into the territories of the former Tamil Kingdom by a system of planned and state-aided Sinhalese colonization and large scale regularization of recently encouraged Sinhalese encroachments, calculated to make the Tamils a minority in their own homeland,

(c) Making Sinhala the only official language throughout Ceylon thereby placing the stamp of inferiority on the Tamils and the Tamil Language,

(d) Giving the foremost place to Buddhism under the Republican constitution thereby reducing the Hindus, Christians, and Muslims to second class status in this Country,

(e) Denying to the Tamils equality of opportunity in the spheres of employment, education, land alienation and economic life in general and starving Tamil areas of large scale industries and development schemes thereby seriously endangering their very existence in Ceylon,

(f) Systematically cutting them off from the main-stream of Tamil cultures in South India while denying them opportunities of developing their language and culture in Ceylon, thereby working inexorably towards the cultural genocide of the Tamils,

(g) Permitting and unleashing communal violence and intimidation against the Tamil speaking people as happened in Amparai and Colombo in 1956; all over the country in 1958; army reign of terror in the Northern and Eastern Provinces in 1961; police violence at the International Tamil Research Conference in 1974 resulting in the death of nine persons in Jaffna; police and communal violence against Tamil speaking Muslims at Puttalam and various other parts of Ceylon in 1976 – all these calculated to instill terror in the minds of the Tamil speaking people, thereby breaking their spirit and the will to resist injustices heaped on them,

(h) By terrorizing, torturing, and imprisoning Tamil youths without trial for long periods on the flimsiest grounds,

(i) Capping it all by imposing on the Tamil Nation a constitution drafted, under conditions of emergency without opportunities for free discussion, by a Constituent Assembly elected on the basis of the Soulbury Constitution distorted by the Citizenship laws resulting in weightage in representation to the Sinhalese majority, thereby depriving the Tamils of even the remnants of safeguards they had under the earlier constitution, And,

Whereas, all attempts by the various Tamil political parties to win their rights, by co-operating with the governments, by parliamentary and extra-parliamentary agitations, by entering into pacts and understandings with successive Prime Ministers, in order to achieve the bare minimum of political rights consistent with the self-respect of the Tamil people have proved to be futile; And,

Whereas, the efforts of the All Ceylon Tamil Congress to ensure non-domination of the minorities by the majority by the adoption of a scheme of balanced representation in a Unitary Constitution have failed and even the meagre safeguards provided in article 29 of the Soulbury Constitution against discriminatory legislation have been removed by the Republican Constitution; And,

Whereas, the proposals submitted to the Constituent Assembly by the Ilankai Thamil Arasu Kadchi for maintaining the unity of the country while preserving the integrity of the Tamil people by the establishment of an autonomous Tamil State within the framework of a Federal Republic of Ceylon were summarily and totally rejected without even the courtesy of a consideration of its merits; And,

Whereas, the amendments to the basic resolutions, intended to ensure the minimum of safeguards to the Tamil people moved on the basis of the nine point demands formulated at the conference of all Tamil Political parties at Valvettithurai on 7th February 1971 and by individual parties and Tamil members of Parliament including those now in the government party, were rejected in toto by the government and Constituent Assembly; And,

Whereas, even amendments to the draft proposals relating to language, religion, and fundamental-rights including one calculated to ensure that at least the provisions of the Tamil Lanaguage (Special Provisions) Regulations of 1956 be included in the Constitution, were defeated, resulting in the boycott of the Constituent Assembly by a large majority of the Tamil members of Parliament; And,

Whereas, the Tamil United Liberation Front, after rejecting the Republican Constitution adopted on the 22nd of May, 1972, presented a six point demand to the Prime Minister and the Government on 25th June, 1972, and gave three months time within which the Government was called upon to take meaningful steps to amend the Constitution so as to meet the aspirations of the Tamil Nation on the basis of the six points, and informed the Government that if it failed to do so the Tamil United Liberation Front would launch a non-violent direct action against the Government in order to win the freedom and the rights of the Tamil Nation on the basis of the right of self-determination; And,

Whereas, this last attempt by the Tamil United Liberation Front to win Constitutional recognition of the rights of the Tamil Nation without jeopardizing the unity of the country was callously ignored by the Prime Minister and the Government; And,

Whereas, the opportunity provided by the Tamil United Liberation leader to vindicate the Government’s contention that their constitution had the backing of the Tamil people, by resigning from his membership of the National State Assembly and creating a by-election was deliberately put off for over two years in utter disregard of the democratic right of the Tamil voters of Kankesanthurai, and,

Whereas, in the by-election held on the 6th February 1975, the voters of Kankesanthurai by a preponderant majority not only rejected the Republican Constitution imposed on them by the Sinhalese Government, but also gave a mandate to Mr. S.J.V. Chelvanayakam, Q.C. and through him to the Tamil United Liberation Front for the restoration and reconstitution of the Free Sovereign, Secular, Socialist State of TAMIL EELAM.

End of Quote:

Vaddukoddai Resolution is a statement of fact, the 1987 Accord is an ideal that Sri Lanka has not achieved, sadly.

Notwithstanding Dayan’s quote from Lord Soulbury’s remarks in 1963, we are the Tamil Nation deserving of our legitimate aspirations being fulfilled.

Dayan quotes Lord Soulbury:

“…I now wish that that I had recommended a human rights clause as in the constitution of India – and elsewhere. But I do not believe that other federation or an autonomous Tamil State will work. Federation is cumbersome and difficult to operate – and an autonomous Tamil State would not be viable.

I am afraid that I can only counsel patience – and vigorous participation in the work of the House of Representatives. You might imitate the Irish party in our House of Commons before Ireland was separated from us.  Incidentally the Tamil Members of Parliament were, in my opinion, very unwise not support Dudley Senanayake. They could, I believe, have kept him in power.…Were I in your shoes I would do all I could to support the U.N.P. and secure the defeat of the present Government.”

At this point let’s not forget what Lord Soulbury also said:

“While the Commission was in Ceylon (in 1946), the speeches of certain Sinhalese politicians calling for the solidarity of the Sinhalese and threatening the suppression of the Tamils emphasised the need for constitutional safeguards …Nevertheless, in the light of later happenings, I now think it is a pity the Commission did not also recommend the entrenchment in the constitution  of guarantees of fundamental rights…”

I disagree with Dayan for bringjng Lord Soulbury into the discussion. The Lord would not be thinking on those lines anymore!

Although Lord Soulbury said a federation or autonomous Tamil state would not be viable at the time he was expressing the view, I would say if Lord Soulbury was called upon to assess the situation with hindsight considering the betrayal of Tamils by Dudley Senanayake, the trickery by which the 1972 Constitution was hatched and the more entrenched Sinhala Buddhist state thereafter in the 1977 Constitution, the systematic genocidal acts against Tamils, and with the approach his own country Britain is taking, ready and prepared to hold a referendum to decide Scotland’s fate, he would take back his words, I am sure.

Let me remind Dayan my response to reducing Tamil constituencies or bid to kill off the Tamil Nation or the call for integration by Sinhalese governments in my article, Bishop of Mannar’s Push for Recognition of the Tamil Nation and Tamil Self Rule Sets Benchmarks for Political Solution for Eelam Tamils:

I challenge the Sinhalese who promote a unitary state that they must put their money where their mouth is: In Sri Lanka the call for integration is actually a plan to “kill off the Tamil Nation under the guise of integration:

The existence of the Tamil Nation contiguous and sovereign demolishes Sri Lankan Foreign Minister G.L. Peiris’s view shared with Nirupama of the Hindu: “So when one talks about dispossession of lands, driven out of areas where generations have been living, one must remember this is not something exclusive to one community,” says G L Peiris expressing a typical chauvinist view of dismissing the Tamil Nation, intended to promote integration essentially to kill off the Tamil Nation, indicative of the double standards that exists, one for the Sinhalese and one for the Tamils. When Nirupama quotes a “Rajapaksa government” spokesman as saying “there were always Sinhalese and Muslims in the Tamil areas, and no area can be the exclusive preserve of any one community,” it is a sure admission of the fact that there were ‘Tamil Areas’. In a country where all communities are not treated equally and the constitution reflects this inequality, the assertions made by the administration and the Minister fall flat in the face of logic and has no meaning. It is not enough to make these false claims and hollow assurances that the island of Sri Lanka is for everyone. The Rajapaksa administration won’t put its money where its mouth is. It won’t be prepared to change the constitution to guarantee equal status for all communities, meaning equal status for the Tamil language as it exists for the Sinhala language and equal status for all religious faiths, Hinduism, Christianity, Catholicism and Islam same as Buddhism, including equal rights based on self determination for all as enjoyed by the Sinhalese people and the recognition of the existence of a Tamil Nation. The equation that serves the extremist philosophy of the Rajapaksa administration can be best defined as: Reconciliation = Integration = Sinhalisation = Obliteration of Tamil Nation.

I once again wish to quote from the Tamil Nation website, repeating what I told Kusal Perera in my article, SriLanka is Sitting on Our Land, Tamil Eelam Occupied, Pillaged and Violated, which explains the “resuscitation of Tamil sovereignty” after the advent of the ’72 constitution that was, “never ceded to any conqueror”:

The proponents of Tamil Eelam argue that the Northern and Eastern Provinces of Sri Lanka coincide with the historic boundaries of the kingdom of Jaffna and argue a case that seeks to establish that sovereignty over these territories was never ceded to any conqueror and that, even if such concession had been made at any time in the past, the unilateral renunciation of links with the United Kingdom which took place at the assumption of office by the government of Mrs. Srimavo Bandaranaike in 1972 resuscitated the Tamil sovereignty which had merely laid dormant until then… In the abstract theory of international law, it would appear that the Tamils have at the very least, an arguable case, and possibly a sustainable one.” – Timothy J. Moore, M.P. of the Australian Section of the ICJ in his  Report on ‘Ethnic Violence, the Independence of the Judiciary, Protection of Fundamental Rights and the Rule of Law in Sri Lanka – Fragile Freedoms?’, July 1983 – Tam

 

Finally I rest my case with my response to the prevailing ignorant American view as articulated by Ambassador Samantha Powers on Twitter, where I expressed my objections to the 13th amendment (mentioned in the UNHRC25 resolution) as an acceptable political solution to the Tamil National Question:

Sri Lankan governments have long used and abused democratic processes to pursue their Sinhala Buddhist supremacist policies.  So, as would Tamil activists who know the real score, I completely discard and differ on one point with Ambassador Samantha Powers who just after the passage of HRC25 resolution calling for a international investigation, used twitter to  express her satisfaction in the outcome of the US sponsored resolution :

“After 5 years in which the Sri Lanka gov’t has undermined democracy and refused to investigate war crimes allegations, accountability overdue, ” she said and followed that with another tweet: “Significant that the Human Rights Council passed a resolution yesterday calling for a UN investigation into abuses in Sri Lanka.”

Undermined democracy, yes but democracy has been a tool for Sinhala governments to undermine Tamils more like it, I thought and wanted to tell her.

My words to Samantha Powers I hope explains the underlying problem that the Tamil Nation has faced which could lead to its final destruction if we do not put up a resolute  and rigorous fight and don’t let people like Dayan Jayatilleka dictate the conversation.

Democracy in a Unitary State with two distinct nations, Sinhala and Tamil is a tool the former uses to crush the latter… ,,In Sri Lanka, the numerically larger Sinhala governmentsts and parliament have a (strangle ) hold on numerically larger Tamils in the North & East  provinces due to the  (prevailing) unitary system…please understand situation of Tamils….13th amendment is no political solution for Tamils,” I tweeted in earnest.

Earlier as the HRC25 draft was being discussed it appeared there was a lot of bargaining going on. Finally it seemed the members were drifting away from the first draft which called on the Sri Lankan government to “provide the Northern Provincial Council and the Chief Minister with the resources and authority to govern.”

It became quite obvious the 13th amendment, the only useless piece of legislation that the Congress party led India and some members think they can push down the throats of Tamils as the only political solution  was once again (with Indian Congress led) India’s blessings presented in the 3rd draft.

My tweets showed my disappointment and betrayal:

“The 18th amendment and Devineguma Bill now law  in Sri Lanka make 13th amendment a useless legislation, Provincial Councils are ‘lame duck’ organisations, Please don’t support the 13th amendment…CHANGE from 1st Draft which earlier called on Sri Lankan Govt to “provide the Northern PC & its CM with  resources & authority to govern” Rip Off….HRC25 3rd Draft pushing 13th Amendment contrary to overwhelming mandate given to Northern Provincial Council for federal solution.”

The Sinhalese want to use their numerical strength under a unitary system (which they don’t want to change) to have a strangle hold on power to crush the Tamil Nation. That’s not democracy,  self governance for the Tamils in the island of Ceylon/Sri Lanka is the way to go. Let’s all unite to make this a reality.

Enough is Enough,  I have nothing more to say, the facts speak for themselves.

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    Usha S Sri-Skanda-Rajah,

    Give the Mahanama-chinthanaya trianed Dayanage the works: He is a liar like them all form Mahanama to the Mahanayakes, to Mahinda the devil.

    Dayange bring lies and half truths to support his arguments, throwing in some numbers to confound the readers.

    Dayanage thinks he is the supreme thinker in the world of politics and tries to impart his Sinhalese supremacist agenda on some gullible readers.

    Now these Sinhalese supremacists find a road block in the international community in their continuing effort to peddle their lies.

    Dayan the great, the will come when you will keep your tail between your legs. You can fool some people some of the time but not all the people all the time.

    Time for truth and justice is approaching soon when Sinhalese supremacy will be put in its place just like Nazi Aryan supremacy.

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      Thiru;

      and to Mrs Usha S Sri-Skanda-Rajah;

      I will remember to Mr Dayan to be carefully and
      specially, About the female anaconda in sri lanka’s Dehiwala zoo, swallowed the male anaconda in the same cage.

      there was no any race or nationality involved. just both are vertebrates from Amazons jungles
      May be Speaking Spanish and Portuguese, Not Tamil And Sinhalese, Ha Ha!

      Like you all forgot that We are Humans, descends from homosapians, believe in different Beliefs and Speak different languages, and defer from skin colour.
      any how, Like Jarapassa and clans fooling sri lankans,the Whole nation, as your Hero Thambi Pirapaharan also did the Cheating! to tamils in Sri lanka;.
      Do your tamil Diaspora also fooling the Tamils around the world for another Obliteration of Tamils in sri lanka[In your words]?????.
      Is the Killings and seeing Blood, the blood lust give you all a satisfaction like F king Jarapassa, Hothamabya and clan [The psychopaths gang]?????.

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      Usha S Sri-Skanda-Rajah – Vs. Dayan
      Refuting Dayan’s narcissistic theories!

      Let’s call a spade, a spade.

      Para-Tamil Refuting Para-Sinhala Theories.

      “His attitude is no different from and is reflective of the typical genocidal nature of the supremacist Sinhala mindset who want to see the Tamil Nation destroyed and its legitimate aspirations crushed.

      The fact remains, Both are paras as per Native Veddah Terminology.

      The Para Sinhala follow the para-Monk Mahanama Script.

      The Para-Tamil also need such a Script.

      Why not follow Monk Buddhaghosa Script? He was from Tamil Nadu or came from there.

      After all, all the para came from South India.

      Looks like it is time for the paras to get back to South India irrespective of Monk Mahanama myths.

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        Thiru and [Amarasiri [ a guess, Is it a psu from Native Veddah?];

        You all Have a phobia for Mahawansa,and Monk Mahanaama.

        Could you reverse the History Time machine and rewrite history as You like? again.

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    It is not advisable to leave articles/comments based on a person whose is far from being consistent, biased to his masters, unbiased to ones rally round to the master. DJ´s articles are not consistent if you would check them, specially within LAST 6 MONTHS. DJ has not made a single word against most brutal president the srilanka ever has- is none other than Mahinda Rajapakshe- MR

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      I 100% agree with this assessment of Dayan. He is an opportunistic Sinhala racist and a liar. The national front spoke person Mohamed Mussamil claimed that Dayan is a [Edited out]. Mahinda Rajapakse did not trust him and throw him away. He is much worse racist than Gotapaya.

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        This is what I found as the definition of Diplomacy
        “diplomacy
        noun [U] /dɪˈpləʊ.mə.si/ US /-ˈploʊ-/
        the management of relationships between countries:
        Diplomacy has so far failed to bring an end to the fighting”

        DJ is a proved personality that seems to be know-all. I am very cautious to use the word “racist” here because I heard him criticising last week adding that colleaques of the last delgation being not good enough/competent in rebutal arguments. It is great mistake that DJ often feels that he is the only good performer and others fail to do so (this is a psychological problem -feeling superiority). Listen to his present day talks – you will notice it clearly- he always compares the numbers (29)he could pursuade in 2009. And since 2009 -2014, no body has made it any better:
        Diplomats should be very diplomatic – but DJ is impulsive/direct- that is the reason him to be isolated in diplomatic world to this hour.

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        DJ`S credibility will rapidly fall down to the level of statements made by Kelaniya Mervin in coming days, if he would not stop attacking, RW, CBK to the manner he has been doing it now.
        One other truth about him is- all other even far intelligent political scientists/analysists (University DONS) stay dead silent today due to the whitevanning /unprecedented abductions, seen advatantageous to DJ´s articles. But that will live just short period only.

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      DJ is trying his level best to get another Diplomatic posting. For too long he had been out of that pompous job. For a non career Diplomat it was a heaven, he is missing that life. This Hereditary Journalist now posing off as a top Political Pundit. Who had been generally a verbiage author specially on the twisted Sinhala biased history. He writes to suit his master and those blind racially motivated followers. Master has been ignoring him for some time as his brother Gota hates DJ’S guts. Feeling have been mutual. His articles cannot be consistent, it is just written for his self promotion. A man with a doctorate degree should have been unbiased. Should have published much researched materials, not just spin hatred between communities, but an intelligent way to solve the ethnic conflict/problem. Since independence this country had been directed towards division. Nation busting steps not nation building was practiced by the Sinhala politicians. Starting with the so called father of the nation DS. Even now there is no goodwill but hatred and more hatred being shown. Example; as the 25th session of UNHRC started, spectre of LTTE is resurrected. Telling out side World that this resolution would topple the reconciliation process. Was there any reconciliation process in this five years after the war. Answer is Big NO. Why lie to others, Put the country together first.

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    A home provides a nurturing enviorenment to grow and prosper. A “homeland” therefore a place where a culture or ethnicity grows and prospers.

    Sinhala Prakrit, Proto-Sinhala, Medieval Sinhala and finally Modern Sinhala. This is the phased Sinhala growth and evolution in Hela Diva, the homeland of the Sinhala. Its etched and carnved into rocks at every corner of the island.

    Where is evolution of Tamil in the island? There isn’t any. The home of your culture is Tamil Nadu. The best designation one can give you is “naturalised Malabars or Tamil” citizens of Ceylon (Sinhale). To do otherwise would simply not be authentic.

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      You are the classic ostrich with his head buried down under- no return.

      No the Aborigines aren’t the original but VOC and later the float sams and jet sams but you are kalu sad case No!

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      Vibhushana,

      Native Veddha called you a “Stupid person” how appropriate; your bigotry has no bounds!

      The Tamils Language had already evolved while the Sinhala language was being developed. The Tamil language played a major part in evolving the Sinhala language. You can try all sorts of tricks to hide this fact but it will not wash!

      You tried to belittle the Tamil language before in one of the forums by saying that Tamil is an under-developed language. You want to show that the Sinhala language is superior and thus non-Sinhala are foreigners!

      Sri Lankan Tamil is unique and it has characteristics that evolved in Sri Lanka and some are common to both Sinhala and Sri Lankan Tamil! Your chauvinistic and racist outlook sticks out like a sore thumb in what you write; how sad!

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        Burning_Issue,

        The Tamils Language had already evolved while the Sinhala language was being developed.

        You are the idiot who cannot distinguish between script and language!

        What are the Tamil scripts? Do you know? Lets test you once again.

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          Vibhushana,

          Wow! A bigot calling me an idiot; should I be concerned about this? No!

          “What are the Tamil scripts? Do you know? Lets test you once again.”

          I do not know I am very sorry; please educate me and am sure there are many on these forums will learn a thing or two from you. Please go ahead and be my guest.

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          “The Tamils Language had already evolved while the Sinhala language was being developed.”

          The above statement is 100% true.

          Here Burning Issue is clearly talking about the “language” and NOT the “script”.

          However, confused and stupid Vibhushana is talking about “script”. (where are you going, coconut in my bag), LOL

          Looks like the idiot Vibhushana cannot distinguish between “script” and “language”.

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          Vibu the ostrich with Lankan free education living down under- have you not refunded the tax payer for edu??

          In the late 60,s when GL Peiris was lecturing at Colombo Campus there was no Sihala dictionary even for the courts to function.

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        Pray tell us what you mean by an “already evolved” language. Are you saying that every other language evolves in time. But not the great and superior Tamil language?

        For your information… The oldest Tamil letterature the Samgam poetry was found to be written in different versions of Tamil. The oldest part thought to be from about 1st century AD was written in an older form of Tamil, to the later parts called the 2nd and 3rd Sangam periods. So you see Even Tamil evolves. Malayali, Kannada and Telegu are also languages that evolved from an older form of proto Dravidian according to people who study the history of languages. So Tamil seems to have evolved even in South India but miraculously not in Sri Lanka. Is that not strange?

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          dingiri

          Tamils believe the first ape spoke Tamil.

          Sinhala/Buddhists believe the first ape spoke Sinhala.

          How would you reconcile these two contested positions?

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            Native Vedda, A very appropriate comment. It is important to note that what they speak is still gibberish. That they were apes is no cause for dissent!

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          dingiri,

          My comment was aimed at that imbecile. I have nothing against the Sinhala language and how it evolved but will challenge anyone who says that the Sri Lanka Tamil is foreign to Sri Lanka as it nourished the Sinhala language throughout the centuries.

          The Tamils scripts had various forms owing to the manifold dynastic based empires in south India. The present shapes of the scripts standardised only after the 10th century AD I think. Once various groups crystallised their languages within South India there emerged a kind of uniformity in terms of scripts. I belief that the Sinhala language is one of them.

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      I have NEVER ever seen Vibhushana talking sense. He is an absolute idiot with no common sense.

      Mahinda and the missinory monk who introduced Buddhism and the Pali language called the language of the Island as Dipa Basa and still nobody knows what this dipa basa was, it can even be ancient Tamil.

      It was the German Pali scholar Wilhelm Geiger who was studying the language of the Island came up with the following name labels.

      The language spoken during the period 3rd cent. BC – 4th Cent. AD was Prakrit which itself is a mixture of North/South Indian languages (mostly Sanskrit). Geiger labelled/named it as Sinhala Prakrit.

      The language spoken during the period 4th Cent AD – 8th Century A.D was Elu which again is a mixture. Geiger labelled/named it as Proto-Sinhala.

      The language spoken after the 8th Century A.D is what Geiger calls as proper Sinhala.

      With the mixture of Tamil, Pali and Sanskrit languages, evolved the total blend, Kalavang/Achchaaru/Cocktail/Saambaar language called Sinhala during 8 Cent. A.D. which Geiger labelled/named as proper Sinhala.

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      Vibushna you Idiot:

      What you say doesn’t matter any more as there is a New World Order and Eelam is just around the corner.

      For your information the Evolution of your race is as follows.

      From Half Lion to Full Lion to Man( Tamil ) Eating Vicious Lion

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    I wonder why DJ is always with low, uneducated class.
    His heroes were/are R Premadasa, Varadaraja P, Ma-Ra, Sajith P.

    Is it because DJ could fool or manipulate them?

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      Yes, this is indeed a very good question.

      Why cant he do a better service being a senior lecturer as had been earlier ? (I believe, he is simply not a person to perform well in a team)

      More he will add about Premadasa Junior, worst he will achieve among the folks. I myself know how much people in this country hated Premadasa towards the end of 80ties. Not forgetting some good programs like -housing projects carried out by Premadasa, upliftment of the poor of the poor were reached somehow. But his politics killed over 50 000 youth (incl. University students- who just got registered but did not do anything in the line of politics) were abuducted and killed.

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      J Wickrama

      “I wonder why DJ is always with low, uneducated class. His heroes were/are R Premadasa, Varadaraja P, Ma-Ra, Sajith”

      I beg to differ.

      Dayan Jayatilleka has always been with himself.

      Could you clarify what you meant by “uneducated class”

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        “uneducated class”
        Native Vedda- Uneducated in most cases, dont have any class I agree.
        What I meant was least educated although went to good schools.

        R Premadasa – He claimed that he was a Josephian but no body knows his acadamic qualifications.

        Sajith P – Wasnt his London Degree a joke?

        Ma-Ra – ‘Pinata’ lawyer thanks to Srima regime, didnt even pass GCE O/L. Chased out of Nalanda for his attitude.

        Prumal – An Economic Graduate but a terrorist. So he too doesnt count. Apart from Dayan and his own ‘army’ everyone else in SL hated.

        Why Dayan prefer these types was my Q. He cannot stand Ranil & Chandrika, why. Jealousy?

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          Childhood problems.That expanded to accompanying conflicts so that he cant get on with them today. That is it.
          Else, why does he want to get on with ones that have not even basic degrees ? – Sajith has no agendas – he is given a mouth peace by his diseased father. That is it. What qualifications has he earned during the years ? Nothing.

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          J Wickrama

          What do you say about SWRD Banda,GL Peris, … many others who had the wealth and class to attend good universities and later turned out to complete morons.

          Would like to see this island is run by wise people or educated morons?

          My Elders believe education has nothing to do with wisdom.

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            Well well well Native Vedda, there is no debate on what you have said. What I said initially at the time of writing my comment was just a spur of the moment.

            To be a wise man you dont ned education but you need few other facts such as a good family background, good upbringing, surrounded by good people, perhaps wealth too not necessarily though. DS, Dudley, Sir John had that.

            Banda went wrong because he wanted the power somehow by hook or bu crook, hence he selected what Ma-Ra is doing right now. Champika and Gnanasara would be thorns in the near future for MaRa & GoRa or a Buddha Rakhitha and a Somarama respectively.

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              “To be a wise man you dont ned education but you need few other facts such as a good family background, good upbringing, surrounded by good people, perhaps wealth too not necessarily though. DS, Dudley, Sir John had that.”

              This is very true, all these you mentioned here one cant buy later even if they have abused the people´s funds as no other leaders would do. Latter is the situation that the nation faces today under the rule of ” GONYAKA-Rajapakshe”.

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            So why did you get your Uni education then ?

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    According to news a few days ago there are some diplomatic openings to be filled and Mr.4% is doing all he can. So your going to see his usual garbage with a higher frequency, I cannot understand why TC is accommodating because the readers according to the comments don’t want him.

    If controversy is what TC is looking for it could always go to Modawanse or Raja Inc. house boy Douglas.

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      burt

      “I cannot understand why TC is accommodating because the readers according to the comments don’t want him.”

      {I do not agree with what you have to say, but I’ll defend to the death your right to say it.

      Voltaire}

      1. I still believe Voltaire was right when he said what he said about freedom of expression.

      2. This is the only way he can express and expose his stupidity, intellectual dishonesty, opportunism, hypocrisy, Banality of Evilness, … openly.

      So that we could have a field day.

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    “Let me shut him up with one example, that is the UK – the Northern Irish, the Welsh or the Scots are not called minorities even as, out of the 650 constituencies in the UK, 533 are in England, 59 in Scotland, 40 in Wales and 18 in Northern Ireland.”

    This is very true in present day UK and its future.

    (After the blitz Pakistanis were bought in to run the textile mills and the Caribbean Africans who wanted minority mentioned and it has been tested to be unworkable)
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    Power Packed Article: Freedom has to be plucked /)

    What will you do to the grave injustice done to a first family member by the mother of all stepfathers. It wont go by itself or war- its like lungi and language for the south.

    Vaiko lost his lungi to BJP after BTF ceremony and Jaya tried to release but it all went limbo. If Jaffna Tamils don’t address this with Gandhi you lie in state- kaput`|

    Indira’s heir Sanjay Gunda’s son. BJP national general secretary-& one time fire brand journalist Maneka’s son ▄▄▄

    ▄▄▄▄▄▄▄ Varun Gandhi will not take on Gandhis in poll pitch.

    Which political party at the center would trust a sihala or tamil of lanka??

    Lets see how you shine! best wishes Usha;)

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      God what a garrulous ignorant bugger you are!

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        `|` garrulous ignorant bugger you are`|

        hey pool nool passe drool so you are humming Tears of Gratitude??

        Try Tontine Treatment pronto putada!

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    In Sri Lanka the call for integration is actually a plan to “kill off the Tamil Nation under the guise of integration”.

    Well, its in the security and commercial interest of Sri Lanka to maintain a small and thriving minority of Tamils. The 11% of the population is just about the required size.

    I cannot see why anyone would want to shoot oneself in the foot by “killing off” the Tamil presence. Although they must interface with others more often.

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    Dear Usha,
    You have made this educated idiot into a fool. He needs to talk to himself in the mirror, he will learn a thing or two.
    Manicka Vasagar

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    Dear Usha,

    You have made this educated idiot into a fool. He needs to speak to himself in the mirror, he will learn a thing or two.

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    Usha
    It wasn’t Dayan who called for war. It wasn’t Dayan who asked naive, young Tamil men and women to take up arms to kill innocent Sinhalese women, children and babies. It was Chelva, Sunda, Ponna, VP and likes of you with racist mindsets, besotted with hatred towards the Sinhalese who are responsible for thousands of deaths. A secular Tamil homeland was and is an impossibility with your demonstrated hatred towards the Sinhalese and the Muslims. I’ll spare you with the reminding you of massacres by your mates.
    I am concerned for the deaths of the innocent Sinhala and the soldiers who died and you are entitled to feel anyway you like for the racist LTTE lunatics who died. But the responsibility for the deaths lies with you and your mates. Do not shift your complicity in murder onto others. Nobody is interested in your version of history, as most scholars and citizens in Sri Lanka believe that norther Sri Lanka was settled and prospered under Sinhala kings until the Malabar invaders destroyed a magnificient, thriving civilisation wonder. There will not be an Eaalam anywhere in Sri Lanka!
    Forget Dayan J for a moment. President Rajapakse has said that there are no minorities in Sri Lanka. He has restored peace in Sri Lanka for all, including you. I sense the hatred in you body and mind for the humiliating defeat you were handed. Free yourself from hatred and enjoy the peace! Or, there is the Malabar across the Palk Strait that awaits you to install the Mono Ethnic Anti-Social Republic of Ealaam!

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      Lol you Idiot:

      You are right it was not Just Dayan who asked for the Killing of Innocent Tamils. This hatred for Tamils is carried by every Sinhalese from Cradle to Grave.

      If proof was ever needed as to why the Tamils are justified in asking for Eelam which is in the making you said it with the following.

      “I am concerned for the deaths of the innocent Sinhala and the soldiers who died and you are entitled to feel anyway you like for the racist LTTE lunatics who died”

      You are not alone in feeling like this as there are 20 Million like you.

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        kali,
        How can you call Lal an idiot? You need to first show why he is an idiot by countering his statements, one by one.
        You depend on speculations than on facts. You say ” hatred for Tamils is carried by every Sinhalese from Cradle to Grave” How do you know that? Sinhalese hate only Tamils who engage in terrorism.

        If you read carefully, Lal said “……you are entitled to feel anyway you like for the racist LTTE lunatics who died”. He said “LTTE lunatics” that by no means is all Tamils., and therefore is not a ticket for Elam!
        The term idiot seems appropriate for you I guess.

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          Nonsesnse:

          In answer to your question he fits the following description.

          An idiot is somebody that lacks intelligence.

          He said that he only feels sorry for the Sinhalese Civilians and the Soldiers responsible for the Killing fields.
          By implication he meant that he didn’t feel sorry for the Innocent Tamils who were cornered into safe heavens and slighted by you barbaric brothers.

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        Your anger and hatred for the Sinhalese is due to the humiliating defeat of Tamil terrorists at the hands of the Sinhala forces. So is your concern for so called Tamil civilians in Mulliativu. Take the responsibility for promoting terrorism based on racism and finally for the humiliating defeat. Free yourself of hatred and displaying yourself as a loser. Get ready for the celebrations of Victory Parade in May. Get a life!

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    Lal,

    Well said friend. Not only Usha many Tamils here in this forum are still dreaming of a a fictitious homeland in Sri Lanka. Let them dream on.

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      Ravi Perera,

      It will not be long before obstinates like you learn your lesson – as the Status Quo of the Tamil Nation in this Island (the name will be changed by then) will be restored to its historic reality. But don’t fret. Sinhalese and Tamils will live together in peace realising the good of each other is dependent upon the peace, safety and good of the other.

      Remember in Dhaka last week, Lasith Malinga could not face the TV interviewer because his English was dismal. It required a half-Tamil Angelo Mathews to come to Sri Lanka’s assistance while Asia and the world was watching. It is men with attitudes like you who brought in Sinhala Only in 1956 – to hit the Tamils. Even that crooked woman CJ could not speak English fluently. See where you stand now.

      Kettikaran

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    Kudos to Dayan calling spade a spade. Tamils are a dying breed in SL and in the coming future because of the social factors (not racial factors) many will migrate to West via their relations.

    Those who live in West soon forget their native country just like thousands who migrated to Malaysia and Singapore.

    All thanks to racist Tamils who accuse racist Sinhalese. So far proven right is the numbers game. In that Tamils have lost.

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      ” Those who live in West soon forget their native country “

      Like they’ve forgotten Tamil Nadu.

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      Srinath:

      You are talking as if there is no tomorrow. But I will join you to convey my kudos to Dayan. To take revenge on the Kauravas for the injustice to his siblings, Saguni drove them through a trench that led to their own demise. That fateful resolution that the SL regime and silly fools like you thought Dayan had successfully moved against the Tamils had today come to haunt all of you. Today your hero president and his goons are up on arms against the UNHRC but in 2009 they praised it like as if it was heaven. The clock has been moving. The Tamils did not become racists on their own. The Sinhalese did that job for them. The questions you Sinhalese should have asked the regime were dsimissed all in the name of race. If the defence of defenceless Tamils is termed as being racial, so be it.

      There is no limitation to the ignorant surprises you people throw from time to time. Does the journey from that 2009 resolution to the latest one show that the diaspora Tamils have forgotten their brethren back in SL? Well, Gota thinks not when he produced a long list, those already dead included. Don’t worry, just like how a secret team was sent to discuss with the PoE despite the vehement protestations back at home that made you people look like fools, this time too there will be a team assembled to secretly meet whatever investigative team is set up. What choice does the regime have anyway?

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    Justice Wigneswaran has called for a revised version of Sri Lankan history to be taught in schools. According to him, the extensive Buddhist archaelogical remains in the Northern and Eastern provinces are the work of Tamil Buddhists whose decendants now live in the North and East. According to him the country was peopled by Tamil Buddhists from pre-Sinhalese times and they were in possession of a nation which covered a territory identical to the British demarcated Northern and Eastern provice. In essence he is calling for the History of Sri Lanka to be rewritten in support of an outragous (and greedy)teritorial claim by the Tamil nationalists. Fortunately, there is much on the ground that are at odds with Historian Wigneswaran’s re-interpretation of history. The archaelogical sites have inscriptions and also references in the chronicles as to who built them and in what period. The incsriptions are in a language (Prakrit) which Sinhalese evolved from but has no relationship whatsoever to Tamil. The archaelogical styles are totally different to what is found in South India but are identical to what is found in Anuradhapura and Plonnaruwa. Perhaps Ms. Sri Skanda Rajah can also explain why Robert Knox and the Dutch Admiral Spilbergen were conducted to the King of Kandy when they landed in Trincomalee and Batticaloa respectively? And why place names and names of rivers in these provinces are mere Tamil corruptions of Sinhala place names? This community that existed isolated from the main body of Tamils in Tamil Nadu has also rather impossibly, not evolved any noticable cultural or linguistic differences from their Tamil Nadu brethren in all these years. Nor have they assimilated the culture or practices of those whose language and culture evolved solely in Lanka. So, on balance Ms Sriskandarajah the evidence against your revisionist history is rather overwhelming, quite regardless of what you might wish it to be.

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      dingiri

      “Fortunately, there is much on the ground that are at odds with Historian Wigneswaran’s re-interpretation of history.”

      You mean eminent historians such as Nalin de Silva, H. L. D. Mahindapala, Dharshni Irathinavalli, Champika Ranawake, Bandu de Silva, …..

      “The archaelogical sites have inscriptions and also references in the chronicles as to who built them and in what period.”

      Please site 10 examples.

      Who are these Sinhalese anyway?

      Aryan,
      Sakya Muni’s descendants,
      South Indians,
      Ibn Batutta’s chidren,
      Bihari,
      Gujrati
      Sinhala speaking Demelas
      Rawana’s descendants

      “So, on balance Ms Sriskandarajah the evidence against your revisionist history is rather overwhelming, quite regardless of what you might wish it to be”

      Good point,

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      dingiri

      “Fortunately, there is much on the ground that are at odds with Historian Wigneswaran’s re-interpretation of history.”

      You mean eminent historians such as Nalin de Silva, H. L. D. Mahindapala, Dharshni Irathinavalli, Champika Ranawake, Bandu de Silva, …..

      “The archaelogical sites have inscriptions and also references in the chronicles as to who built them and in what period.”

      Please site 10 examples.

      Who are these Sinhalese anyway?

      Aryan,
      Sakya Muni’s descendants,
      South Indians,
      Ibn Batutta’s children,
      Bihari,
      Gujrati
      Sinhala speaking Demelas
      Rawana’s descendants

      “So, on balance Ms Sriskandarajah the evidence against your revisionist history is rather overwhelming, quite regardless of what you might wish it to be”

      Good point, I do appreciate your time and effort put on exposing the Tamil’s bogus history.

      As a honorable person would you now spend some time and effort exposing the Sinhala/Buddhist bogus historians.

      I don’t question Mahawansa as part of it may be based on facts, for instance bestiality, parricide and incest relation.

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      dingiri

      ”The archaelogical sites have inscriptions and also references in the chronicles as to who built them and in what period.”

      None of them says the Sinhalese built them, if yes, please prove it.

      “The incsriptions are in a language (Prakrit) which Sinhalese evolved from but has no relationship whatsoever to Tamil.”

      It is actually Sanskrit, the sacred language of Hindus and Mahayana Buddhists. A large part of the Tamils were Mahayana Buddhists. There are still some Tamil Mahayana Buddhist establishments (Palli) in the east and possibly in the Jaffna peninsula. The best known was Velgam Vehera which was renamed Rajaraja-perumpalli after the Cola emperor. It is also called Natanar Kovil by the present day Tamils. The late Prof. Senerath Paranavithana described it in his book `Glimpses of Ceylon`s Past` as an `Ancient Buddhist shrine of the Tamil people`. Another was the Vikkirama-calamekan-perumpalli.

      “The archaelogical styles are totally different to what is found in South India but are identical to what is found in Anuradhapura and Plonnaruwa”.

      The archaelogical styles found in Anuradhapura and Plonnaruwa are identical to what is found in South India.

      “Perhaps Ms. Sri Skanda Rajah can also explain why Robert Knox and the Dutch Admiral Spilbergen were conducted to the King of Kandy when they landed in Trincomalee and Batticaloa respectively?”

      When Robert Knox landed in Trincomalee, the only kingdom that existed in Sri Lanka was the Kandyan kingdom. Both Kotte and Jaffna kingdoms fell into the hands of the Portuguese much before the Dutch was invited by the king of Kandy to fight the Portuguese. The Dutch captured Trincomalee and Batticaloa from the Portuguese and handed it over to the king of kandy. That was the period when Robert Knox landed in Trincomalee and was taken as a prisoner to Kandy.

      “And why place names and names of rivers in these provinces are mere Tamil corruptions of Sinhala place names?”

      NONSENSE!

      The boundaries between the two peoples coincide with areas where Sinhalese names ending with oya, wewa, gama, gamwa, wia, etc. switch to Tamil names ending with colom, aar, oor, madoo, tivoo, etc. The names of the areas occupied by the two peoples were distinct.

      “This community that existed isolated from the main body of Tamils in Tamil Nadu has also rather impossibly, not evolved any noticable cultural or linguistic differences from their Tamil Nadu brethren in all these years.”

      This is pure ignorance.
      Please go and live in Tamil Nadu for one year, then come and live in Jaffna for another year and then do an anthropological research. You will get to know the differences.

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        James

        “Please go and live in Tamil Nadu for one year, then come and live in Jaffna for another year and then do an anthropological research. You will get to know the differences.”

        Ah, there is a serious problem with visiting Tamilnadu where Sinhalese (Sinhala speaking Demelas)have regularly been beaten up by your Tamilnadu brethren.

        What is the position of your Thesawalamai law on Sinhalese living in Jaffna?

        How could your Sinhala speaking Demela brethren trust you?

        If I were Dingiri I would visit neither places.

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        Comment Written around 2.27am.

        You remind me of a person we knew very very well. Someone to whom the community owes so much. You are badly missed by all of us. Our regards remain undiminished.

        If you are that person you should contact your friend and take your rightful place?

        Dr. N. Satchi UK

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      Hi Dingiri! Are you a historian? Or a mythical writer likes Mahanama? Can you dispute (1) Buddhism was introduced into South India- Mathurai kingdom and into Lanka by King Asoka in 142 BC. King of Lanka was Thevan Nambia theesan Son of Muthusivan. (2) What have you to say about the Kathir- Kamam in the south? (3) Mahavamsa was written in Pali, and not in Sinhala, as Sinhala came into existence from the 8th century. (4) Many Tamils, Malaya lees became Sinhalese through assimilation.(5) Why doubt that Tamils were the original people of this Island Lanka? (6) Many Tamil literatures to tell the stories of Tamil Buddhists. (6) Numerous archaeological finding have been defaced and being claimed as Sinhala origin. (7) The Kalvet- inscription in Trincomalee which was inscribed before west invasion: as Tamil King will be replaced by Glass-eyed- (Cats-eyed) people-Portugeuse, Dutch and British then by Vadukan(Sinhalese) and they will be replaced by Fish eyed people-the Mongoloids –i.e. Possibly the Chinese. Can you see the Chinese have already a foot hold on the Island. They have invested many millions which this generation or coming generation cannot repay. Then it automatically becomes a Chinese colony. Rajapaskes have got bribes from the Chinese investors on all infrastructure development so far. MR clan will be gone with the loot but poor citizens become the slaves for Chinese. So far that forecast has been correct. The inevitable is at the door. Why then so much of wrangle over to find who were the Bumiputhras!. Let’s call a truce, genetically we have not much differences,infact more the same, why cannot we live and let live? Supremacy with a minority complex need to be overcome. lets abandon this foolish rivalry.

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    Usha:

    I have always been enthusiastic in reading your articles, particularly the historical perspective. A very good rebuttal on Dayan’s misadventure.

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      Like Harry Potter.

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        Ram

        “Like Harry Potter”

        When did prince Harry the army man become a Potter?

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        Lee Potter you mean?

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          Tsunami Hora

          “Lee Potter you mean?”

          Ramu meant prince Harry, the royal potter.

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    Dayan’s latest crusade is to protect the Rajapaksa regime from the UNHRC investigation that is very likely to find the Rajapaksa brothers, his military commanders and low level officers and ordinary soldiers guilty of war crimes and crimes against humanity. His part in this great deception at the UNHRC meeting in 2009 was abetted by India that had a major role in protecting the Rajapaksa regime from prying eyes while Rajapaksa’s military slaughtered tamils in their thousands. Dayan also knew about the carnage when he took the steps to bring about a congratulatory resolution at the UNHRC in 2009. He is now worried that an unbiased investigation by the UNHRC might reveal how much he knew about the war crimes.

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    Dear Usha (and co-thinkers),

    WHAT a hissy fit!

    No state(country) on the planet has designated the Tamils of Sri Lanka a nation. Or even a nationality.

    No international organization of the international system has done so either.

    The only bilateral agreement which mentions the Tamils, namely the Indo-Lanka Accord, doesn’t do so either.

    So you TGTE folk don’t like the Accord either, huh?

    Its tough, I know.

    Go back on your meds, lady.

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      If she has to go back on her meds, you too have to do so. You chamelian features are becoming unambiguous to all of us now.

      These days efforts have been nothing else get close to MR and be posted to Europe or the US. Good luck !

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      Dayan:

      Let me correct your ignorance and what you say is not borne out by facts for the following reasons.

      1) Not so long the American State Department made a Statement and declared in no uncertain terms that the Problem in Sri Lanka is not just Sinhalese vs Tamil but it is a Jaffna Problem. Which means the Recognition of the North & East as a Nation.

      2) Every Foreign Leader including Mr. Cameron when visiting Sri Lanka call on the NPC CM recognising North as a Seperate Region of Sri Lanka. They dont visit any Sinhalese provinces. I know it is a hard pill for any Sinhalese to take but things are evolving and I pin my hope on Jeyalalitha to make it happen in the following order.

      – Merger of North & East
      – Devolution of enough power to determine our destiny as a minimum without interference from the Majority with a Cast Iron Guarantee under written by India.

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        “with a Cast Iron Guarantee under written by India.”

        Thamby Pirapaharan got the AAtu ural From India and
        Got grounded by Indira, Rajive Kalendjaar and now from Jeya Amma.

        I don’t think Sri Lankan Tamils are So Fools to get Your TGTE hook as the Sinker is very visibly Shining.

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          Annai/Thamby:

          What you wish and what you get are two different things. I know what you wish and I am sorry you are not going to get it.
          Man 87% of the Tamils even with rigged votes by GOSL voted for Tiger Message. So wake up and face facts.
          MR is going to take you down the River.

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            Kali Yuga;
            M R always trying to put his Loin Cloth {AMBUDE] Properly.!!!!!.
            even with Hothmbaya’s help,
            when he wear his Loin cloth [AMBUDE], Man, his Testicles are coming out and visible!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!.
            What a pity.
            We the Buddhist Sinhalese, are very ashamed of this F KING Malabari Jarapassa.

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              Amaraya:

              It is a natural and predictable reaction of someone who has lost the argument. That means you are lost for words I mean civilised language. Things are only bound to get worse when sanctions hit hard and you will be swearing like Gotha. It runs in the family.

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                “worse when sanctions hit hard and you will be swearing”

                Nobody is swearing but just a dosage of slang in lieu of stupidity.

                But you folk are going behind superstores negotiating tourist with placards and buying SL imbeli stuff and king fish, travel and wear. Some of these superstores are very ingenious and have the very folk you fight. Donald estimates $3 billion which is more or less presumable. If you don’t lead do you expect the west to hear your plea or strike a bargain? Meeting with the dead and voting for the dead only keeps all dead from Sirima time. Positive and strategic deflection creates economic sense I suppose so.Do something no addi pudi!

                kalibhan

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                What argument man???;
                you ilk hounding for blood’ talking about civilized language and manners???????????.
                what joke??. what humbug??
                .
                Hothambaya is still swearing and shivering, And there will be no sanctions to hit any where.
                All are day dreams,
                there will be no Eelam in sri lanka’s soil.
                history gives and shows the lessons. Eelam! may be in India.
                but, one thing is sure,
                the Raw of Indian’s external intelligence will succeed in giving more problems to sri lanka and will take the economy in to India’s hand. because of jarapassa’s rancid brain andhhothambaya’s army high mindedness.
                So be prepared Man;.

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      Dayan,

      There is a limit to lying. Have you forgotten the days when you chased
      after office selling the Sinhala cause when you were in Varadan’s Cabinet? Palestine, South Sudan, Timor Leste became Nations after decades of struggle. Add Macedonia and Montenegro to the list. The world now recognises them as sovereign countries and/or nations.

      Smell the Coffee, dear chap. You have few places to run or hide. What you always lacked was consistency. You should have followed your Dad for principles and consistency.

      Hooker

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      “WHAT a hissy fit!”

      Nothing ceased to exist even Baharat does ◕‿◕

      HOPEFUL- Hard-up Old Person Expecting Full Useful Life ;)

      Healthy Goober you are on to Horrendoma idiota`|

      Hanuman ki jai.

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      I generally don’t agree with Dr DJ.

      But this time he has spoken the TRUTH the BITTER TRUTH.

      Thank you Dr DJ.

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        Bug Juice, Breathing Valuable Air for Harakat al-Shabaab al-Mujahideen (HSM)

        `Goo`ta has decided that drones are the only way to fix .
        ☻/ / \
        /▌ |☢|
        / \ //||\\

        Unfortunately all 3 of you have got FITS – fart in transit syndrome.
        US operates from elsewhere on earth.

        HMS- Happy Feet Hum`|

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      Dr.Dayan,

      If the UN finds that GOSL has delibirately carried out Genocide against Tamil people and murdered the captured LTTE soldiers including Issipriya and VP’s son, then UN has authority to intervene into Sri Lanka’s affairs.

      This is similar to what happened in Sudan, East Timor and Kosovo.

      We know you are a staunch ally of Che and Castro, where both achieved their objectives through armed struggle and not through peaceful means.
      Same with JVP and LTTE where both failed in Sri Lanka, but now turned to achieve their objective through democratic means.

      If so why do you still object to their peaceful struggle.Every citizen has a right for his opinion.

      GOBI is MR/GOTA creation similar to Kangetta, Greese Yaka and BBS balu sena.

      MR and Gota knowingly created the Gene by delaying LLRC and 13th Amendment for five years after winning the LTTE war but lost the political war and silencd both Tamil and Sinhala people of their views by force.

      Now the Gene is haunting them and the whole Sri Lanka.

      There is very little you and I can do now.

      Read what David cameron, Obama, Ban ki Moon, Navi Pillai,India Japan, South Africa and Singapore tell now.

      If moron Rajapakses who does not listen to anybody and cannot understand the world affairs and let the Gene out from the Bottle, let them put it back. You will never be able to convince him.

      No point crying for spilled milk now and MR should answer to people.

      Hear what Madam Chandrika says.
      http://www.dailymirror.lk/news/45544-exploitative-political-system-must-end-cbk.html

      Dr.Dayan,

      Please let us know who is the cause for Sri Lanka’s UNHRC blundar…..
      Is it due to Pres.Rajapakse not implementing LLRC on time or is it due to failure in our Foreign ministry.

      Also let us know your views on the impeachment of CJ Shirani Bandaranayake. Is the method and the reason for impeachment is justified.

      If you could answer to above questions is Greatly appreciated.

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      Dr.Dayan,

      If the UN finds out that GOSL has delibirately carried out Genocide against Tamil people and murdered the captured LTTE soldiers including Issipriya and VP’s son, then UN has authority to intervene into Sri Lanka’s affairs.

      This is similar to what happened in Sudan, East Timor and Kosovo.

      We know you are a staunch ally of Che and Castro, where both achieved their objectives through armed struggle and not through peaceful means.
      Same with JVP and LTTE where both failed in Sri Lanka, but now turned to achieve their objective through democratic means.

      If so why do you still object to their peaceful struggle.Every citizen has a right for his opinion.

      GOBI is MR/GOTA creation similar to Kangetta, Greese Yaka and BBS balu sena.

      MR and Gota knowingly created the Gene by delaying LLRC and 13th Amendment for five years after winning the LTTE war but lost the political war and silencd both Tamil and Sinhala people of their views by force.

      Now the Gene is haunting them and the whole Sri Lanka.

      There is very little you and I can do now.

      Read what David cameron, Obama, Ban ki Moon, Navi Pillai,India Japan, South Africa and Singapore tell now.

      If moron Rajapakses who does not listen to anybody and cannot understand the world affairs and let the Gene out from the Bottle, let them put it back. You will never be able to convince him.

      No point crying for spilled milk now and MR should answer to people.

      Hear what Madam Chandrika says.
      http://www.dailymirror.lk/news/45544-exploitative-political-system-must-end-cbk.html

      Dr.Dayan,

      Please let us know who is the cause for Sri Lanka’s UNHRC blundar…..
      Is it due to Pres.Rajapakse not implementing LLRC on time, or is it due to failure in our Foreign ministry.

      Also let us know your views on the impeachment of CJ Shirani Bandaranayake. Is the method and the reason for her impeachment is justified.

      If you could answer to above questions is Greatly appreciated.

      Hope you and …..have herd this………

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NG2ci9CyiwI

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      Dr.Dayan,

      You have a good future. Please don’t loose it.

      Watch who is coming……
      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OX6OkLu50to
      The Bandit queen.
      http://theextinctionprotocol.wordpress.com/

      Here they go….
      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oL8hvlYOrik&list=RD8X2HztImQKA
      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=otCpCn0l4Wo&list=RD8X2HztImQKA

      Good luck.

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      “No state(country) on the planet has designated the Tamils of Sri Lanka a nation. Or even a nationality. No international organization of the international system has done so either.”

      Dear Dayan,did any country or organisation designate east timor,south sudan and kosovo as nations before they attained independence?

      Thanks for a reply to clarify this.Why the fuss by the sinhalese over the word nation i cannot understand.Mountain out of a molehill because the 3 countries i mentioned were not recognised as nations pre independence.Everyone knew they were nations anyway,nothing to officially recognise it seems,just like everyone knows tamils are a nation because they can read the history easily nowadays.

      You can shout from the rooftop,won’t make any difference mate.save your energy for the chauvinist rajapakshes and tell them to change course to devolution path.Ha ha,i can see you being successfull,like trying to educate that blockhead prabha,can’t educate the uneducated when they have become grown up adults,can we?Start in childhood they say.

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      Dear Dr DJ,

      (1) GOVERNOR OF THE INDIAN TAMIL NADU STATE GOVT (ALTHOUGH NOT A COUNTRY) REPRESENTING MORE THAN 70 MILLION PEOPLE (300% compared to Sri Lankan population) called upon the Indian government to take the issue of blatant violation of human rights and genocide of the Tamil citizen to the international fora.

      (2) The Tamil Nadu Assembly urged the Centre to move a resolution in the United Nations Security Council seeking various measures against Sri Lanka, including a referendum on creation of Eelam.

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      Mr DJ,

      Dont look like an educated fool in the forum? Were pakistan and Bangaldesh recognised as nation before its independence? I dont think so.

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      Plus Mr. DJ, hope you got a chance to read the congress manifesto on Srilanka, go, read and come back. It says clearly the policy will aligned to the likings of tamils meaning ” It would recognise it as nation” Dont worry, we will make BJP to take the same stance once election is over. You know, it is India which stands between, when it changes, it is all over for you to bark.

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        mani,don’t talk of india.We don’t care a fart for india.For india to get some respect from us first you have to beat us at cricket.If 1250 million cricket crazy indians cannot beat 21 million equally cricket crazy srilankans,do you expect us to take you seriously?

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          oh shanka [Edited out]..

          Atlast after in five consecutive finals nicely f**ced by various teams in final, you just won one cup. compare on all around sports record of India and silly lanka, can you produce people of caliber like Anand( Chess) Naraine karthikeyan( Formula one) dhnaraj pillay( hockey) and this is just TN list and it will go on if i list.Between on head to head basis what is your SL win loss ratio to India? go to cricinfo, there are people to respond to you, dont lick my foot here when we discuss in CT on the topic of polity

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        and mani,if you ever threaten us again with your BJP BS we will hammer those old farts in your parliament with their own chappaties and vadais and send the thosais up their —–

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          how did you hammer in 1987 in the vicinity of “dhal drop”, let me know to learn

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            “in the vicinity of “dhal drop”,

            Mani,we let you drop in,got the LTTE to kill many of you including you know who.Actually we thought you would do our dirty work and wipe out the LTTE ,but you slunk away back to india after having your fill of killing tamil civilians and raping their women non stop.Poor kashmiri’s,if this was the quality of the indian army.

            Indian army is good at fighting women and children and unarmed civilians.I hope modi realises its limitations without one day trying to take on more than he can chew and lose the eastern states like what ukraine lost in crimea.Chinese schools teach the children that assam etc is part of china gifted by the british to India by drawing the macmahon line without the chinese agreeing.

            Chinese are patient people.At the correct time they will take back what they believe is theirs taiwan,assam and senkoda islands.

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              yeah yeah, thats why china ran into India when modi threatened revising india policy on Tibet, you are a fool of highest order! Division of India will happen only if the people of India is willing, not by chinki binki people, dream on!

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                manisekaran

                Please let me have your views on the following isses:

                What is the going rate for each vote?

                Are you a Modi man?

                Why couldn’t you (Tamilnau) persuade South Block to vote for the resolution?

                As aspiring world power why couldn’t India locate the missing Malaysian passenger jet, given that India has a huge intelligence gathering network in and around Andaman island?

                Who going to be the next prime mister?

                Are you prepared to take Dayan Jayatilleka back and keep him there forever? We need mental peace in this island.

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                  “What is the going rate for each vote? “

                  Do tanga wala rate bait!

                  If he were to predict that to you then you would be Richie Rich better than Raj Rajaratnam-

                  Please don’t go away that soon Mani is in love with TGTE-
                  where eagles dare! kal thuki padenar ;)

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                  NV,

                  What is the going rate for each vote? – down the south I heard Rs 1000 per vote for rural masses and in north India it is still Rs 100 as it was in 1992. – I get your point though!

                  Are you a Modi man? – No I am looking for a man who can solve srilankan Tamil issue amicably I rest my hope on Modi to a decent federal solution, although my confidence is not 100%

                  Who going to be the next prime mister? – In all likely scenario, a gujarathi is set to become next PM.

                  Are you prepared to take Dayan Jayatilleka back and keep him there forever? We need mental peace in this island.
                  Sorry we have ample hypocrites here to deal with, learn from us how to cope with them.

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                    manisekaran

                    I am gratified, thanks.

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                “people of India is willing, not by chinki binki people,”

                Little wonder then you are following the Pakistani to the chinki bikini massage/prick parlours as their most favoured customers.

                The Japanese investment at TN is chinky zen bikini very very dangerous.

                The German TT playing Robo for Automobiles manufacture at Shanghai is best.

                Dhoti alone cant do wont do! like lungi baada berfi.

                Sholay mera Hema ki chickna dharam hey!

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          Guru Shanker on alla betti ;)

          You are dreaming like Chola patura then you end up obese like alu porata.

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      Dayan:

      I should have added that in addition to all the World Leaders who visit Sri Lanka calling on the NPC CM India has a Consul Office in Jaffna and that is a recognition of the importance attached to Jaffna as the Tamil Capitol.
      Take India for instance the British and other Countries have Consul Offices in most States in India. So next time think before you write half truths. We want nothing but the Truth.

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      As someone said, Dayan Jayatilleka de Silva is a [Edited out] manipulator famously known as a spin doctor who puts his doctorate in front (as credential) to cover up his so called “political analysis” (nothing but bull crap). The best part is neither the government nor the people (irrespective of race) respect his arguments, opinions or writings. He got kicked out from his job (he thinks he has done well) because of his idiocy. Dayan is the best example of an educated fool with a [Edited out] brain and ONLY he thinks he is clever but others laugh at him.

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      Jayalalitha in her election manifesto has clearly stated that there should be a referendum held for the North & East Tamils in Sri Lanka and abroad to establish a separate state of ‘Tamil Eelam’ drawing parallels with ‘Kosovo’, ‘South Sudan’, ‘East Timor’ and ‘Montenegro’, all nations that have come into being in recent years following the United Nations` intervention and referendums. None of them were recognized by any state/country or international organization of the international system in this world as a nation or nationality until they were established.

      If the referendum does not work, India (Modi-Jayalalitha coalition) should invade the North & East (their former Chola colony) and create ‘Tamil Eelam’ drawing parallel with ‘Crimea’. We see how Crimea got Liberated, Eelam Tamils are waiting for another ‘Kosovo’, if not then another ‘Crimea’. The End Result is the same, a separate state for the Tamils as it existed before the European colonial invaders came to the island. If Putin (Russia) can invade Ukraine (its former colony) and re-annex Crimea, why not Modi-Jayalalitha (India) invade Sri Lanka (its former colony) and annex Tamil Eelam. Tamil Eelam (North & East) should come under the rule of Jayalalitha and NOT Rajapakshe.

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      Dayan:

      Well, if there is none so far, why can’t it happen in the future? Just like the reversal of fortunes for you from 2009 to 2014. What kind of twisted logic, and this coming from Dayan. I feel sad for you Dayan.

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      Dayan says: “No state (country) on the planet has designated the Tamils of Sri Lanka a nation. Or even a nationality. No international organization of the international system has done so either”.

      Even though he is pretending not knowing, let me remind him. The East Pakistanis or East Bengalis were not known as a separate nation or even a nationality by anybody in this world until India intervened and made them a nation. No state (country) on the planet has designated the South Sudanese as a nation until UN intervened and made them a nation. The same story continues with several others who have become a nation. The North & East Sri Lankans (Eelam Tamils) are already a nation, they have all the necessary criteria to be called a nation except a separate country (Tamil homeland was grabbed by the European colonials and given to the Sinhalese on a platter). It won’t be long for the International Organizations such as UN and states/countries to designate the Tamils of Sri Lanka a nation. The process is already in progress.

      Sometimes Dayan argues like a brain dead contradicting himself or pretending not knowing anything. The word consistency is not there in his dictionary. However, in essence, he wants others to see him as the “Greatest Analyst” with a “highly reputed” academic background. It is not Usha but people like Dayan, the “know-it-all Politico-Academic-Experts” with such egoistic and bigoted mentality and no sense of shame needs urgent medical treatment.

      Another interesting fact I found is, almost every person (irrespective of the ethnicity) finally end up calling him an idiot, bigot, bogus, fake, cunning, crooked, chauvinist, manipulator, pseudo-scholar, etc, etc. No one ever praises him. This situation must be the same even in the Political-Academic circles even though nobody tells him to his face. In short, he has totally lost his credibility reducing his foreign earned doctorate to a mere piece of worthless paper.

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      Dr.Dayan Jayatilleka
      Thank you sir.You are right to an extent.This is because Tamils helped you all for a long time.Sir Ponnambalam Ramanthan went to England to save you all during Muslim-Sinhala rights.He initiated many things to improve Buddhism and other sinhalese cultures.Such a great man did not worry or could not see the future of Tamils.He did not think of asking for our Kingdom of Jaffna,also called Tamil Kingdom from the British Empire like the great Mohammed Alli Jinnah who got Pakistan.If he did he would have got it as he was an outstanding leader and respected by the British Empire. Tamil Kingdom was a colony of the British when they took over from Dutch.His mistake has cost us all this.We will get back the glory of Tamil Kingdom very soon and then the countries will call us Tamil Nation.We don’t regret because we believe in “Help Ever Hurt Never”.

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    Dayan Jayatilleka is a supremacist marauding as a liberal. He is no better than Champika Ranawake of the Jathika Hela Urumaya when it comes to Sinhala chauvinism. Both are in the same boat. Both reject international investigation by the Office of the Commissioner for Human Rights. Both consider anyone who support such investigation as traitors to the Sinhala people. He is trying to sell 13A to the Government with all its deficiencies to prevent international investigations into violation of human rights and other related crimes. Sinhalese who defend the unitary constitution must thank their stars as well as the British for handing over a unified Ceylon to the Sinhalese in a silver platter. The unsuspecting Thamils swallowed the tongue in cheek assurance given by D.S. Senanayake “Do you want to be governed from London, or do you want to help govern Ceylon…..On behalf of the Congress and on my own behalf, I give the minority communities the sincere assurance that no harm should you fear at our hands in a fee Sri Lanka”. Before the words died down Senanayake introduced the Ceylon Citizenship Act in the same year of independence. His assurance went by the board before the ink was dry. It was a fraudulent, hollow Sinhalese politician’s false promise.

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    Where is Tamara Manimekalai Kunanayagam? Will she come out and rescue her friend Dayan.

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    Some of the place names belong to the Hela language spoken by the Nagas. There was no Sinhalese language till the 8th century. Mahavamsa is written in Pali and not Sinhalese. Duttugemenu is not a Sinhalese. He was a Naga prince both on his paternal as well as his maternal side. His great grand father was Mahanaga the brother of Devanampiya Theesan (a Thamil name) who fled to Ruhuna after a plot to poison him misfired. Mahanaga established himself at Magama. .Mahanaga’s son was Gotabhaya and the latter’s son was Kakavana Tissa (KavanTissa, in Thamil `Crow-colour Tissa’) who succeeded to the government of the principality or kingdom of Magama. Kavan Tissa’s son was Duttugemenu. The war between Ellara and Duttugemenu is not a war between Thamils and Sinhalese as some Sinhalese zealots want us to believe. The war was between Buddhist Nagas and Hindu Thamils. There were Thamils in Duttugemenu army and Nagas in Elara’s army.

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      The Mahawamsa has found a use, if ONLY to be perverted by ‘revision’as above.

      Emperor Asoka had been written out of Indian history, because his empire collapsed after he converted to Buddhism, and practised Ahimsa. The ONLY references to him were in fact in the Mahawamsa. Today Asoka’s edicts have been found all over his then empire, and he has been restored to his rightful place in history.

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    First of all I don’t understand why a respected scholar, Dr.Dayan trying to protect and defend an absolute Crazy Moron Alibaba, who does not listen to anybody.

    This was clearly said by ex.CJ Sarath Silva on his Derana 360 interview.
    It is SN Silva who helped MR to come to power using all the legal loopholes.

    Here’s what SN Silva talk today.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gto3KDc0RVI
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AQJLOangOnM

    Dr.Dayan Jayatilleka is an ardent supporter of Che Guevara and Fidel Castro. Both of them came to power through violent Revolutions and through Bloodshed. If so there’s no way for him to praise and Justify Che and Fidel and then Discredit VP who also took arms to win their rights, but failed misrably due tis own stupidity.

    VP never listened to his Political adviser Anton Balasingham. Same now MR does not listen to any poltical advisers.

    It is good for Dr.Dayan to stay away from Moron MR. MR is the troble maker and he will never stop it. MR comes from rural Beliatte which is NOTORIOUS FOR CRIMINALS.

    BETTER DR.DAYAN JUMP THE SHIP BEFORE IT’S TOO LATE.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UsH4qrOXgXY

    Both Dr.Dayan and Pres.MR should learn from our Cricket Team when Dinesh Chandimal sacrificed his captainship for the betterment of the team to win world T20.

    The bottom line for all the problems in Sri Lanka today is that, the Uneducated and below the standard large majority of Sinhala Buddhist population do not allow other minority Races and Religious Qualified and Talented community to play a leading role in Sri Lanka’s Politics,economy and Administration.

    The sinhala Buddhist Racists are occupying the Parliament, and head all Govt. Corporations, manufacturing, agriculture and service Industry, foreign relations, production, export and Import industry, including Media,TV,Cultural, Judiciary, police and all forces.The few minority representatives are politically biased towards ruling clan.

    Therefore the qualified and Talented Minority work force do not have any say or representation in decision making Sinhala Buddhist dominated society unless they are politically lean towards Sinhala dominated Governments. Ex.Lakshman Kadirgamar, Hakim etc.

    http://www.thesundayleader.lk/2012/07/29/sri-lanka-through-the-bathiudeen-mirror
    It is time Dr.Dayan think his impartiality when expressing his opinions.

    It’s time to stop Rajapakses with their Racist Ideologies and party cronies further blundering our country and Dr.Dayan can help on this.

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      Jayantha

      “a respected scholar, Dr.Dayan”

      Only Dayan respects Dayan Jayatilleka. Who else in his/her right mind would respect him?

      He thinks(?)for himself.
      He writes for himself.
      He works for himself.
      He lectures for himself.
      He talks to himself.
      He impresses himself.
      He amuses himself.
      He titillates himself
      He loves himself
      He loves to be with himself.
      He is his only friend.

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        Spot on, you summarised it:)

        So in this case, not the writer of this article but DJ himself has to go back on his medical therapies :)

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    I agree with most of Usha’s analysis and views. But not on the 13th amendment. In politics there are two sides, one side wants something an the other, especially due to politicians stand to get votes opposes the point. This is what we see in Sri Lanka. Over the years starting from Late Mr. Bandaranike every politician especially in SLFP have made sure that there is enmity between Tamils and Sinhalese. Under Rajapakse this has become bad. On the other hand the minorities too have to understand any democracy to exist the ruling party should have majority. So in the case of Sri Lanka Sinhalese are the majority and their mind has been poisoned, although personally every Tamil has a few best friends in Sinhalese.

    13th Amendment pre 18th amendment to the constitution is a good beginning. Every Tamil and Sinhalese (I consider Muslims to be Tamils as Muslim/Islam is a religion -Tamil is a language) should fight to establish pre 18th amendment 13th amendment to its full.

    We cannot divide Sri Lanka, as Chief Minister Justice Wigneswaran said, Sri Lanka is a unitary state where many nationalities live in harmony (his dream).

    A Canadian Politician in his death bed wrote:
    My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we’ll change the world.

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    Give another 5 years to reconciliation and ALL Tamils will be structurally genocided.

    There is NOTHING Tamills can do to stop that.

    LEAVE SL now or suffer.

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    Very good analytical essay from Mrs. Usha S.
    Jayatileke (De Silva)is more an opportunist than a racist, chauvinist bigot. Do not forget his JVP sympathies as well as being part of Perumal’s party in 1988 before he fled to Indian hospitality.

    There is little point in debating with this type of individual who is desperately trying to get into the good books of the Rajapakse clan for some appointment or the other.

    It is Jayatileke (De Silva) and the Rajapakses who needs the medications. Since he lacks any material or words to argue, and continue the debate, he has stooped low to attack Usha for some medications she is or has taken in her past.

    Tamils need to fight this battle in the international fora, international community and the UN, as well as legally in the USA courts against the 4 US citizens who are accused of being war criminals. In the last 6 years Tamils have collected the necessary evidence and willing and able witnesses. The NGO’s have finally seen the truth and so has many leaders in foreign countries. What is lacking among the Tamils is leadership and direction.

    Additionally, Tamils has the biggest weapon in hand now, thanks to the past 33 years of emigration mainly to the West. The 1 million Tamil diaspora which sends 3 Billion dollars as inward remittance to Sri Lanka in foreign exchange out of the total $6 Billion dollars. It also imports at least 3/4 Billion dollars of groceries, tea and other exports of Sri Lanka. It sustains the country’s tourism and airlines by travelling as tourist with foreign passports and even invests in the NE and Western province.

    More importantly, the TRUTH is on the Tamil side.

    It is up to the diaspora to take real action regarding worldwide boycotts, sanctions, and trade union actions especially in Tamil Nadu.

    Don’t waste precious time throwing stones at the barking dogs.

    International and independent criminal investigations is welcomed by all Tamils and half of the Sinhalese who dare not speak up due to the terrorism practiced by the Sinhala government terrorist.

    Donald Gnanakone
    Tamils For Justice

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      I agree with you Donald, Tamil should take firm steps to boycott SL products.

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    Usha

    YOu are the racist not the Sinhalese. Actually it is the Tamils who are having this idea of being discriminated and the sinhalese acting as recist. If that is so so can you asnwer how the Tamils are living in other parts of the country without any problems doing top jobs without any discrimination. Sinhalese do not get any thing specially what the Tamils dont get. They do not receive any specail treatment. That is the reality. What ever is spoken by people. Those who live in the country knows this. HOweverwaht the tmails want is special treatment which otehrs dont get get just because they are a minority. That is not acceptable. So just shut up and you dont know what you are talking about.

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      Cool down Sam, you are sweating for nothing. I wish the rosy picture you are talking about is true. If that is the case, then the 1983 July riots should not have happened, and what adds shame to this is the ministers were openly involved in the crimes. You must also read what JJ said. Gota had an easy target to vent his racist anger during the height of the war – to pack Tamils off to the North, a tacit acknowledgement that it is the “traditional homeland” of the Tamils.

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    Fathima Fukushima,

    Watch who is coming………
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gEfZEpcAczI

    The Bandit Queen.

    Listen to the folowing.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8X2HztImQKA&list=RD8X2HztImQKA

    Watch your mouth before you talk. Also a shrimp dies due to it’s mouth.

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    Before the ethnic pograms of 1958,1977,1983 and the following years where Tamils were pounded by aerial bombing, the Tamil Nation was 23% of the Country’s population. The genocide which started soon after independence has eventually reduced the Tamils to 10%. If you continue the genocide, Tamils may near zero percent. Then Dayan can claim that he is right, there will be only one nation in the miserable island.

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    Kali,

    ” Merger of North & East “

    You will be dreaming. Only way to do this is to give facts and figures to show East is part of demala homeland, which you can not because it has never been and it will never been.

    ” Not so long the American State Department made a Statement and declared in no uncertain terms that the Problem in Sri Lanka is not just Sinhalese vs Tamil but it is a Jaffna Problem. Which means the Recognition of the North & East as a Nation”

    How can North East be a Nation due to a Jaffna problem. It is not even North may be Jaffna could be kadala city nits own. It is ok by us.

    Keep dreaming

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      Perera:

      Some dreams come true and some are shattered .

      The Tamil dream of Eelam will come true whether you like it or not.

      King Mahinthas dream of turning Sri Lanka into a Buddhist Sinhala Country has gone up in Flames and the Kingdom has crumbled.

      Just look at what happened over the last year.

      Elections held for NPC despite MRs opposition
      CHOGM turned into shambles
      UN voted for War Crimes Inquiry
      Sanctions round the Corner.
      Factories close down
      Country grinds to a halt.
      Hunger becomes the order of the day.

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    Kettikaran,

    “It will not be long before obstinates like you learn your lesson – as the Status Quo of the Tamil Nation in this Island (the name will be changed by then) will be restored to its historic reality.”

    Tamil nation will not be recognized even in Tamil Nadu where your Tamil nation really is. You did have a Tamil kingdom for about 300 yrs in the 2500 yrs history (Smaller than present day North) but you selfish bastards wanted East too where you have never and will never rule. And now you want to change the name of the country too. Before too long there will be many more Tamils who will be absorbed into sinhala community. Angelo is one such person having studies in sinhala medium. I personally know a few Tamils who studied in Sinhala medium at Ananda and they are Tamil only by name.

    “Remember in Dhaka last week, Lasith Malinga could not face the TV interviewer because his English was dismal”

    I have personally witnessed how well your Tamil refugees speak in English.

    Don’t talk rubbish man

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    Thango,

    Dutugemmunu belong to one of the hela tribes. (Not sure if it is naga). The heal tribes evolved into Sinhala. As you know most things evolve i mean most things. In another 2500 yrs there may not be race refereed to as sinhala it most probably will evolve into something else. Wether it is Hela, Sinhala or something else it is the same people at a different stage of the evolution process.

    There are so many Tamils here who believe that Dutu was a Tamil. What a joke

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      Ravi Sinhala speaking Demela Perera

      “What a joke”

      Why do Sinhala Speaking Demelas often use this phrase?

      What does it mean?

      Most of the hard line Sinhala Speaking Demelas such bigots as Sarath Fonseka, Weerawansa, … are fond of this unexplained sets of words.

      Is there a philosophical meaning to it?

      Please enlighten us (of course its a difficult task).

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    The ‘mythical’ Gopi is in Sri Lankan custody as reported by JBS. Some ‘myths’ obviously do have more than a tenuous connection to reality, unlike the Tamil fantasies.

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