14 December, 2019

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The Great Victory Of Our Motherland: Today We Have The Fourth opportunity To Celebrate With Dignity

By Mahinda Rajapaksa

Mahinda Rajapaksa

Today we have the fourth opportunity to celebrate with dignity the great victory of our Motherland. Today we also commemorate another great moment in the history of Sri Lanka when our Motherland was united. It is also great the great moment when Sri Lanka was freed from the deadly fear of terror. With great sacrifice of lives by our people, we were able to liberate the largest number of hostages in the world held by the forces of terror. Today we remember all of this.

Friends,

We must bear in mind that thousands of heroes like this sacrificed their lives for the country to obtain this great victory. Many lakhs more offered their blood, sweat and tears and lost their eyes and limbs for this land. I am pleased to state that we have elevated all of you as high as the national flag flies to give you the honor you deserve.

In the midst of efforts by some to take our war heroes to an international scaffolding we have provided welfare benefits such as housing, schools, scholarships, income sources, facilities such as the Mihindu Seth Medura and Abimansala for the benefit of their families, their children and their parents. We have carried out such services for our war heroes to encourage those citizens in the future who think of making a commitment to the future of the country, and to give them the confidence and strength to do so.

If one is to fully understand the great service provided by these heroes we must recall how the people of this country lived before May 2009. There was no freedom at that time to walk freely at Galle Face Green where you are gathered today. It was the time when even the Galle Face Green was also closed. The LTTE was able to destroy the Central Bank building that you can see from here,and also send a bomb laden lorry right before the residence of the Head of the State. The hotels around this area were destroyed by bomb attacks.

We recall that the Tigers who attacked the Sri Maha Bodhi in Anuradhapura in 1985 later came to Colombo and attacked with bombs and killed the NayakaThero at the Fort Buddhist temple. In 1990 the Tigers killed hundreds of worshippers at the Kathankudy mosque, and their ability to strike and spread throughout the country that 19 years laterthey attacked a religious procession at the MataraGodapitiya mosque. Minister MahindaWijesekera who was a victim of that attack is still bedridden.

Most places in this country were then identified by recalling bomb attacks by the LTTE such as the junction where ParamiKulatunga was killed, the place where Navy Commander Clarence Fernando was killed, the junction where Major Muthalif was killed, the street where Mr. Premadasa was killed, the place where Minister C. V. Gunaratne was killed and the house where Mr. Kadirgamar was killed.

At that time this was a country where fear of death was brought by a parcel that had no owner.

The Tigers were able to do as they wished at any place in the country. There was no place to escape or be safe from the Tigers.

There was no one who came to save the people of this country.

In 1977, the first Executive President of the country who had the power of a five-sixth majority told the people when they were under attack by the Tigers that they must look after their own safety . The next President who took office, ordered 700 policemen to surrender and betrayed them to the Tigers. They were killed by the Tigers. The Tigers were also given arms. He was also killed on the road.

The Tigers also killed in Tamil Nadu the Prime Minister of India who brought them for peace talks and gave the LTTE leader a bullet proof vest.

Subsequently, although a ceasefire agreement was signed with the intervention of several foreign countries, and a part of the country was betrayed to the forces of terror, those who were responsible for that agreement could not prevent bomb attacks in Colombo. All those who ruled the country at that time acted in this humiliating manner because they believed that the Tigers could not be defeated.

We were also told by the entire world not to clash with the Tigers. We were told to give what they wanted. If we too were so fearful and lowly we would still be living in a country where one is afraid of a parcel on the road.

Yet, we had complete faith in the heroism and strength of the youth of our country. That faith is in you. We had trust in the heroes who were born from the wombs of the mothers of our land and love the country. We believed that our young heroes had the strength to take this country from shame and defeatism to heroism. That is why this country is today a great nation that is free of the fear of death.

Whatever anyone forgets, or tries to make us forget, there is one thing I believe in. It is that this great victory was best felt in the hearts of our small children.

The children of the people in what were then called border villages, who sheltered to save their lives at night under the large leaves of habarala plants, and the children of the mothers who guarded the gates of their schools under the scorching sun, will take this story to the new generations. Our children will never let this part of our history be forgotten.

My dear children,

We know that those who had ceasefire agreements that betrayed the country to the Tigers are making every effort to make us forget the heroism of this nation. It is those who betrayed the country with the ceasefire agreement that during the same period, in 2003 proposed to the World Meteorological Organization that the name of our great king Mahasen who built 16 tanks should be used to name a great storm. All international media have mentioned cyclone Mahasen. Will those who sought to insult King Mahasen who was known as “MinneriDewiyo” for building the MinneriyaWewa, allow your great service to the nation to be recorded in history? Are we ready to forget such action?

Friends,

This era should be not go down in history as an era when we were warring, but an era when war was ended. Not as an era of murder and bloodshed, an era when tyre pyres were burning at every junction, but as an era when bloodshed was stopped. Similarly, this era should go down in history as one that carried out a major transformation to prevent the occurrence of war again.

Friends,

It is the people in the North and the East who would and should feel this most. Today, in the north and east of the country, there are twelve political parties carrying out their activities freely. However, all political parties that attempted to function freely at that time had to face the Tiger’s bullet. EROS, PLOTE, EPRLF, EPDP and TELO — all of them suffered the same fate. The former leader of the Tamil United Liberation Front saved his life by living in Colombo. From Duraiappa to members of Parliament such as Amirthalingam, Sam Thambimuttu and his wife, and Raviraj – all were silenced forever.

Prabhakaran and his cohorts destroyed the erudite society that could build the culture of the Tamil people of the north. Just as Prabhakaran, the political parties that are propping up the Diaspora are still engaged in an effort to drag Tamil society to destruction. As long as these groups exist the Tamil people need no other enemies.

The time has come for the people of the north to have a good understanding of the honesty of those who claim to speak on their behalf.

You will know that after thirty years, we have given the opportunity to the fishermen of the north to earn their livelihoods freely at sea. However, when the fishermen of north go out to sea there are others who come and grab the fish that is found at that area. It is those who grab this wealth of the people of the north who seek to bring pressure on governments on behalf of the Tamil people of the north. The people of the north should be on their guard in the future too against such sinister protectors.

When three lakhs of hostages among the northern people came seeking their freedom there was no one to give even a packet of food to them other than the security forces, you and the government. The Diaspora that collects billions supposedly for the Tamil people did not come to serve their people at that time,they did not come to help the Sri Lankan Tamil people at that time.

Friends,

The opportunity has now been provided for more that 11,000 persons who were with the LTTE to be rehabilitated and live freely. These are people who had committed offences that could keep them for many years behind bars. Those whose crimes could take them the scaffold. In no other country will those who were associated with the most ruthless terrorist organization in the world obtain the pardon as they have received in Sri Lanka. I am aware that the youth in the north are happy about this pardon. Fair thinking people are also pleased with this.

As of now nearly 4000 Tamil youth have joined the Civil Defence Corps. They are now launching cultivation in thousands of acres of land and participating in the country’s economic development. Several thousand more are waiting in line to join the security forces and the police. Initially, it was not those in the South who opposed Tamil youth being taken to the Armed Forces. It was some persons in the north and leaders who were abroad who declined this. Thousands of youth in Kilinochchi recently took to the streets against the decision by the Human Rights Council in Geneva. This is a victory of victories.

I understand well and recall the hearts and minds of the people of the north and east. History shows that in the Presidential Election of 1982 the Tamil people of the north defeated Ponnambalam who stood for a separate state and elected Kobbekaduwa who was from the Sri Lanka Freedom Party.

I believe that the feeling that we should all live together in a single country is once again emerging in the hearts of the Tamil people.

Friends,

The armed racist terrorism that existed for several years was used to control our country in the way that external forces wanted to. Foreign forces and pressures, foreign invasions are not new to us. In the four years since this great humanitarian victory there were many strategies tried out by these forces to rule our Motherland. These included the Arab Spring, greasedemons, the independent of the Judiciary, media freedom and human rights. There were attempts to make us file answers to such charges almost every six months. It is these sinister aims that are put forward as the protection of human rights and democracy. However, what is hidden below this is the expectation to break up this country. Today we have a Sri Lankan nation that is sufficiently matured to understand this. Through the entirety of the past four years we had to struggle with these forces. It will be so in the future too. We will not allow a single inch of the land that you won by the sacrifice of your life to be taken away. There will be no room for separation.

Friends,

Before me today I see brave sons and daughters of Sri Lanka who are ready to sacrifice their lives for our Motherland. It is with great pride that I recall that through thousands of years past there were hundreds of thousands of brave people ready to sacrifice their lives for the Motherland. Even if all of us lose our lives for our Motherland, there will be thousands more who will come to take our place and sacrifice their own lives for this cause. This is the cause of our freedom and independence.

Friends,

I recall here the two lines of a poem I read this morning in a newspaper to be published tomorrow to mark this Humanitarian Victory Day. It said “Never did we know what fear was. Never were we bothered about life, but for our land.”

I pray that my Motherland will achieve victory through the strength of this truth.

*President Rajapksa’s speech at the Humanitarian Victory Parade at Galle Face green this morning

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    Citizens, Sinhala Racists,Tamil Racist, and Sinhala, Tamil and Muslim MYTH Believers.

    Based on the myths and racism of the past we have had many calamities, and the initial calamity of war is now over.

    We all know the History of his island,given below the subsequent events.

    We have now selected the Sinhala Buddhist Myths of Monk Mahanama.

    We are currently being helped in repeating these myths by group called Budu Bala Sena, aided and funded by Norwegians, with the operation of the Tamil Christians, who were converted by the Portuguese and other invaders to believe in their myths, and American Christian fundamentalists. Their initial goal was to divide the country and have a Christian Tamil Eelam, like in East Timor, Sudan etc.and to drive a wedge between the Muslims and Sinhala Buddhists, and between Sri Lanka and the Muslim Countries Supporting Sri Lanka.

    Do not be fooled by these schemes of the global Christian imperialist conspiracy.

    NOW DO FORGET THE CHRISTIAN WEST MEDDLING AND STRATEGY FOR LANKA

    a) The First Catholic Christian Conspiracy;( Before Martin Luther)

    1. Ever since the World was PARTITIONED by the POPE in the 15th and 16th Centuries between the two Catholic Kingdoms of Spain and Portugal to conquer the people, with Bible on one Hand and Sword on the other,and the arrival of Portuguese in Sri Lanka, the Portuguese wanted the island to be turned into a Portuguese Catholic Island. Both the Tamil and Sinhala Kingdoms were attacked, with massacres, forceful conversions, the changing of names wholesale to Portuguese names.

    2. The results are clear. Anywhere from 10 to 25%b of the low country Sinhala were converted to Cat holism, and about 30 to 40% of the Tamils were converted, and the Muslims, who would not elevate a Prophet to be God, with the promises of sins expunged, were persecuted and took refuge in the up country Kandyan Kingdom.

    3. Fast forward to the Dutch and British colonialists, who were more “civilized” as they were not under the Popes “Infallibility”, thanks to Martin Luther and other reformists, and “got” or “given” independence, along with India and Pakistan. Why? The World War II( the Second Great Colonial War) has substantially weakened the colonial power Britain, along with France and Holland. However, the economic position of the substantially weakened Britain became more and more untenable.

    4. UNFORTUNATELY, Lord Soulbury, did not understand the cunning Sinhalas and Tamils who did not trust each other, and gave the key to the warehouse with a very weak lock. It was so easy to break.
    He did not put sufficient checks and balances, with human rights, religious rights, separation of church and state and needing 90% majority to change certain provisions fundamental rights provisions etc.

    CATHOLIC AND CHRISTIAN ACTION:

    1. In the late 50′s and early 60′s the Catholics took over South Vietnam with the help of the Catholic American President.
    2. In Sri Lanka in 1962 there was a Catholic Coup. All the conspirators and suspects had Portuguese and Christian names, or were Catholic.
    3. Fast Forward, into the 80′s, and Lanka became a pawn of Indira Gandhi and the West, for their OWN self interest. It is rather unfortunate, we had fools, “Modayas” and “Madus” among the Sinhala and Tamils.
    4. ALL Christian agents or hires to complete the Portuguese Dream of turning Lanka into Catholic, as the Spanish have done to the Philippines and to Timor, and Now East Timor is Portuguese and Catholic Christian.
    5. Thanks to the foresight of many Lankan Patriots, Lanka is still independent and avoided the split into a Christian dominated Tamil Eelam Nadu.
    6.Having Failed in the separatist split using LTTE, East Timor Style, the Christians, are now taking a different strategy, to destroy the harmony between the Sinhala Buddhists and Muslims. Their weapons? The Christian Tamils, the Norwegians, The Western Christian and the American Christian Fundamentalists.

    The RESULTS: Sinhala Buddhist need to bew Beware of the West. Ministerer Wimal Weerawansa is a True Patriot is exposing their agents such as Budu Bala Sena.

    1. Budu Bala Sena Group Visit to Norway, funded by Norway and the Western Christian fundamentalism in USA and Christian NGO’s.
    2. Attack Muslims, and get the Buddhists to leave the Christian Fundamentalist alone, so that they can continue their unethical conversions.
    3. We are currently witnessing this drama now!
    4. Listen to Minister Wimal Weerawansa, the True Patriot.
    5. Do NOT try to be a SINHALA MODAYA.
    5. These Christian Fundamentalist are very cunning.
    6. All of a Sudden they Change the tactics and want to drive a Wedge between the Sinhala Buddhists and Muslims, AND Sri Lanka and the Muslim Countries. We do not know how many Sinhala Buddhists have been bought out by the Western Fundamentalist Christian Schemers.

    DeJa Vu. Still on the Portuguese dram of 1505.,..


    Asian Tribune website did not say BBS is an agent of Norway or BBS got money from Norway. It was true that those who later formed BBS went to Norway and met LTTE agents just like BBS leaders met Tamils in America when they visited USA recently..”

    Who knows? Buddhists beware of the Christian Fundamentalists from the West. When there is smoke, there is fire. It was set by……you know who?
    See.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bpnF15cHuQw

    Sinhalayo, Awadiyaw!, Awadiyaw!, Awadiyaw!
    Poortugese Karaya, Ratrawal Christiani Karanne Sooraya.

    Amarasiri

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      Amarasiri:
      Even by the standards of the CT this has a great deal more nonsense than usual!
      CT should have a policy of vetting this rubbish to ensure that it is not TOTALLY WRONG, dates, names etc!

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      As a hindu I agree with your points. We have to join to save our country, our religions and our region.

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      Dear Amarasiri
      As a hindu I agree with your points. We have to join to save our country, our religions and our region.

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    ”we were able to liberate the largest number of hostages in the world” and put them in under the boots of the army in the most militarised region of the world.

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    What happened in Galle Face Green on 5 June 1956?
    What has been happening all over the country since February 1948 till today?

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      What happened? If a Tamil man goes(freely) to Colombo and ask the people to scrap the Official Language act? Sinhala is the language of the 75% of the population. Are you telling Sinhalese cannot use their language in offices?

      SJV Selvanayakam, a christian and a boot licker of the British, wanted ENGLISH which was spoken and understood by less than one per cent of the population!

      Selvanayakam and gang were the main tools in creating communal tensions in Sri Lanka than those of KMB Rajaratne gangs!

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    The same old words and the same old parades are getting a bit stale and boring. Triumphalism breeds anger and resentment among the Tamils. How long is Rajapaksa going to play this card? I suppose as long as it will help him to fool the masses to keep electing him to power.

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      If the roads were closed and no traffic was allowed, Who was watching the ‘Victory’ Parade? Only the King and his Cohorts?

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    THERE IS NO DOUBT THAT OF ALL LEADERS MAHINDA RAJAPAKSE GAVE THE POLITICAL SUPPORT TO THE ARMED FORCES TO END TERROR.NONE CAN ROB THIS CREDIT FROM HIM.HE ACHIEVED THIS WITH THE ABLE SUPPORT OF GOTA AND UNQUESTIONABLY THE FOOT SOLDIER GENERAL SARATH FONSEKA WHOM HE HAILED AS THE BEST GENERAL IN THE WORLD.FONSEKA FAILED TO RECOGNISE SADLY THAT FOR HIM TO ACHIEVE THIS MONUMENTAL VICTORY THE SUPPPORT THE COMBINED SERVICES GAVE WITHOUT WHICH HE COULD NOT HAVE PERFORMED.
    THAT SAID THE MANNER IN WHICH THE RESPECTED GENERAL SARATH FONSEKA WAS TREATED, SKINNED ALIVE ON CONCOCTED EVIDENCE AND SHAMELESS ASOKA DE SILVA THE CHEAPEST JUSTICE THAT ADORNED THAT SEAT SAYING TO ENSURE A JOB AFTER HE RETIRED THAT AN ARMY COURT MARTIAL DECISION WAS AS GOOD AS A JUDICIAL DECISION WILL ACQUIRE A PLACE IN THE GUINESS BOOK OF RECORDS.
    MAHINDA RAJAPAKSE HELICOPTERS FROM TEMPLE TO TEMPLE BUT SADLY DOES NOT KNOW AND WORSE STILL THE MEN IN ROBES WHO RECEIEVE HIM HAD NOT TOLD HIM THAT THE LORD BUDDHA HAD UNEQUIVOCALLY PROCLAIMED ”’ VAIRAYA ”’ IS NOT FOR ANYONE MAN WHO PRACTICES HIS FAITH UNLESS OF COURSE HE USES LORD BUDDHA’S NAME TO GO PLACES WITH ASSES TO FOLLOW.
    YES HE DID NOT STOP THERE THE WAY HE TREATED CHIEF JUSTICE SHIRANI BANDARANAYAKE A LEARNED PERSON,AND DISGRACED THE JUDICIARY. EMBOLDENED IGNORING THE MAHANAYAKES AND CIVIL SOCIETY HE CONTINUES TO HOUND HER USING ANOTHER SHAMESLESS BALAPATABENDI AND HIS THURSTAN COLLEGE FRIEND AN STOOGE JAYANTHA WICKREMERATNE PERHAPS NOT REALISING IN HIS DRUNKEN STUPOR THAT JUDGEMENT DAY WILL ALSO COME.GOOD KARMA OF A PREVIOUS ATHMA GAVE HIM THE PLACE SANS ANY EDUCATION TO LIVE IN LUXURY BUT HIS NEXT ATHMA WILL BE NOTHING BUT A ” C C O B R A “.I HOPE THE YELLOW ROBED MEN HANGING AROUND HIM WILL REMIND HIM THAT.
    I ADMIRE HIS THIRD SON ROHITA ALIAS CHICHI FOR TELLING THE WORLD BEFORE HE SAW BIG MONEY AVAILABLE TO SPUR HIS ADRENALINE THAT THEY HAD NO HOUSE AND THAT THEY WENT FROM ONE GOVERNMENT HOUSE TO ANOTHER. HE HAS ALSO SHOWN THE WORLD THAT HE CARES TWO D’S FOR THE FATHER AND SHOWED HIS LIFE STYLE WHEN HALF THE POPULATION IS NOT HAVING A SQUARE MEAL A DAY.
    THE PERIOD WE HAVE PASSED SINCE INDEPENDENCE HAD SEEN THE RISE AND FALL OF MEN AND WE WILL SEE SOON HOW THE WHEEL TURNS AND IF NOT ANYTHING ELSE NATURE WILL TAKE OVER.

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    THROUGH AN OVERSIGHT I FAILED TO TOUCH ON ANOTHER SALIENT FACT. NAMELY EVEN A KINDERGARDEN KID KNOWS THAT EVEN A DUSTBIN WILL NOT GET SHIFTED WITHOUT THE KNOWLEDGE AND BLESSING OF “MAHARAJATHUMA ” .SO THIS GAME OF HIDING AND ALLOWING NINCOMPOOPS TO APPEAR ON STAGE AND FOR YOU TO APPEAR AND SAY THAT YOU ARE CORRECTING IS ONLY A JOKE THAT WILL MAKE YOU AND THE 100 ODD “AWATHEWA KARAYAS ” HAPPY IN CUCKOOLAND. THE COUNTRY KNOWS ALL THAT.
    IT IS ALSO A SAD FACT THAT OUT OF THIS 100 ODD PARASITES WHO FALL AT YOUR FEET AND FAN YOU NOT ONE HAS THE GUMPTION OR INTELLIGENCE TO THINK OF WHAT THE 18TH AMENDMENT BROUGHT ABOUT TO THE COUNTRY.THE POLEVAULTERS AMONGST WHOM ARE THOSE WHO WERE KNOWN AS THE MEN WHO TURNS AS THE AGE OLD SAYING GOES LIKE THE ” THE FEZ CAP” REALISE WHAT THE FUTURE HOLDS FOR THE COUNTRY IF A GUTTERSNIPE LIKE WANSA OR ANYOTHER WHO WERE IN THE THAT INFAMOUS IMPEACHMENT GROUP WERE TO TAKE POWER.
    IF THEY HAVE A CONSCIENCE AND ANY LOVE FOR THEIR COUNTRY AND ITS 20 MILLION HELPLESS PEOPLE WHOM THEY DECEIVED MUST CORRECT BY REPEALING THE 18TH AMENDMENT BEFORE PARLIAMENT IS DISSOLVED.

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    freedom should be for all. Today BBS says that minorities are not part of this country. What freedom you are talking about. It is true that to have finish LTTE and yet, Tamil freedom fighting is alive in Europe. It is better to resolve Tamil issue so that each and every community could feel freedom in every sense. Let all be equal in Sri Lanka. Let all have equal rights as do singhaelse have. Let upcountry Tamil too have decent life with good wage.

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    Whether you like it or not. This speech hit the nail on the head. To a great extent.

    It struck a chord with most Sri Lankans. Even those who cannot wait to see the Rajapassa clan removed from power. If possible tmrw.

    The speech explains why this guy manages to tighten his grip on power. Despite all his obvious short-comings.

    I am afraid the opposition has a long way to go.

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      Great victory is not just defeat LTTErs millitarily,that could have done by any president if there were also killing minded as you are. But if the ruling govt could succeed the reconciliation at least to some extent in the post war episodes, people would have thought that you can manage it. Now it has already 4years, but rulers under lead of you -president sufficiently proved that your administration has failed it. Nor have you made all the arrangements to safegurard the security of the people in this country. Nor have you let crime investigations to be conducted an independent manner. Alone the curse following the calculated murder of Baratha and resulted destiny to that family – are closely observed by people and international community. You shamelessly reappointed key accused of that murder as the party organiser to the very same area where Baratha´s were respected then – THIS IS ABOSLUTELY A CRIME perpetratey by you yourself.

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        if they were also killing minded as MR has been. it should be corrected like that.

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      what is the matter with all of you.you guys do not understand this country like mr or ranil w does.we are nothing but a bunch of racists. mr has only to hint that he killed the tamils and this stupid country will rally round him.that is why even in this speech he refers to the 2001 accord.my god man that is 12yr old bull.why oh why do we have to live in the past. this is the sign of things to come.the other day during their demo. that mowlana chap also referred to the same thing and the news channels are stupid enough to air this.does not anyone wish to know what this govt’s plans for the future peace and unity of our country are.no one asks so no one tells.mr knows what our weaknesses are and capitalizes on it, while rw also knows but cannot do anything as he would not stoop so low.it is now our decision. do we live in the past or do we look to the future.

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    Yes yes fruit of war is mainly consumed by you and your family.

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    Then why on earth are you picking the LTTE Terrorists as UPFA Candidates for the North to unofficially hand over the Elam? If this is to remain in power, you are making the biggest mistake in your life.

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    Nothing is permanent Gautama
    The sky may fall on you warlord.
    Meeharaktota Rajaporkistan who desist freedom to the individual would never give it to the minorities.
    Born free we never speculate on the nature of freedom.

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      Monk Mahanama Myths.

      Exploited by the Rulers and Monks.

      Then more religious Myths.

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    Same record stuck in the groove. No progress at all.

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    Great Speech & Well said.

    We thank you & the rest of heads of all Armed forces and Police who supported you and your brother to achive this great victory.

    Now it is the time that genuine greivences of Sri Lankan Tamil population should be address paving equal rights to every Sri Lankan. Those who oppose the Sri Lankan Identity should not have a place or a Role to play this era onwards. If anyone who doesn’t want to be Sri Lankan but wants to tag themselves only by the ethnicity that they are born to either should learn to stay quite under Sri Lankan rule or perish their supporters that try to devide this country by race or religion.

    Mr. President, please don’t support any person or party to devide this country by Race or Religion. Powers given to people should be equal in all regions and not based on ethnicity. Please amend the constitution with your 2/3 majority and remove any deviding rules and regulations establised by 13th Amendment which was forced upon us.

    Similarly please do not allow anyone to use unethical force on any Sri Lankans and prevent their freedom of movement, freedom of speech and freedom to live in any part of Sri Lanka. Please do not allowe anyone to rob the tax payers money and establish strict rules to deal with anyone who support bribary & corruption. Please establish rule of law in the country so we can proudly claim that we live in a country where none can complain about and Children of Sri Lanka will never have to suffer with an ethnic war or be robbed of their wealth or be criticise by the world for lawlessness of the Country. You can do it Mr. President, as flag bearers of this country we will always support your good intentions.

    May Triple Gem Bless you and every Sri Lankan!

    Those who live by Dhamma will be ptotected by Dhamma.

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    Mr. President, the greatest victory is the victory of conquering one’s own mind, as Lord Buddha said. We have to conquer our own paranoia, hatred, and anguish. It is wrong to use the fallen soldiers to further consolidate people’s paranoia and hatred by reminding only one side of the war. You try to show so much passion towards defeating terrorism. In order to effectively conquer terrorism, first we have to ask ourselves the question – where do we stand in the entirety of the context, including the womb of terrorism. Terrorism is not a genetic disease. It is a socially conditioned sad outcome. Then, we (including you) must be part of the conditioning factors. Take one recent example. BBS terrorized local muslim communities. Did your law work impartially? The country’s chief justice was impeached. Did you respect the constitutional provisions in the process? The Inspector General of Police summoned his senior officers and warned not to execute unlawful orders from higher-ups, and especially not to shoot at public protests unless the command comes from the IGP. Why? Is there a Ghost somewhere who keeps on giving unlawful orders to the police to abuse their guns against citizens? A PC representative is accused for raping a foreigner and killing her boyfriend. Why is the law dragging its feet? But why is the law so swift to arrest opposition candidates? Mr. President, these are just a fraction of the cells that constitute the womb of terrorism. Simply put, injustice. Fix it, Sri Lanka will be a truly free country. Unfortunately, rather than fixing these bed-rocks of terrorism, you keep on blowing phantom enemies to keep people’s paranoia burning. What a cheap way to stay relevant!

    By the way, did you notice that a sailer drowned today and died? Did somebody give them orders to do some difficult maneuver not even needed during the war? or a big wave hit the boat? Mr. President, such destruction of precious lives can be saved if you could kindly stop this pageantry and pomp. Please just be honest, and remember all the citizens who died during the war, with some solemn and silent reflection of the above.

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      Didn’t you work with the ministry of defence during the war?

      According to estimates 40,000 Tamils died. Karma?

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    Call the next cyclone MAHINDA and do Habarala plants grow in the dry and arid zones, where the “border villages” are ?

    Sorry this is just another cheap theatrical attempt to brain wash the people.

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    This man should focus on the rule of law in this country before repeating his magical powers again and again

    Following audio is a proof – how NATIONAL POLICE react according to MR administration.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RePgxmi__j4

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    SHAMELESS BUGGER, STANDING ON A PLATFORM AND CLAIMING VICTORY OVER LTTE.
    WHILE THE GREAT GENERAL SARATH FONSEKA,WHO LED THE ARMY IS NOWHERE IN THE SCENE.AS SARATH HAS SAID,THE PLOT TO ELIMINATE HIM BEFORE THE END OF THE WAR WAS TO GET FULL HONOURS FOR THE RAJAFUCKERS.
    I AM LOOKING FORWARD TO THE FIFTH VICTORY PARADE.

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    It is a victory of Hindus also. Soldiers saved our lands from Cotholics.

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      anusha

      You have a bright future in BJP. Do unleash your potential.

      Time for you to relocate to Gujarat.

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        How prickly it is, Anusha’s pronounced ‘cotholics’ pricked the Vedda to the extant of Gujarat.

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      I agree Anu! The Catholic morons are the “gurus” of LTTE criminals. LTTE followed the Catholic Adolf Hitler in killing and burning thousands of people they arrested among Tamils!

      Catholic Church is the loot keepers of the LTTE. Catholic priests like Fr.Singarayan, Fr, Sinnarasa directly in bank robberies!

      Fr.S.J. Emmanuel went to the extent of praising LTTE as the “divine soldiers of Christ”.

      A pro American East timor in Sri lanka was averted by defeating the LTTE.

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    Leaving aside political opinions, it was indeed a great victory because it brought peace. That’s all.

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