24 August, 2019

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The Paranoia Of Extinction; The Reality!

By Chanaka Gajanayake –

The Paranoia of Extinction; do we need a more Sensible Professional and a realistic approach without Fanaticism, Power Politics and Hysteria?

Our ancestor/s Vijaya and his entourage of 700 were not ‘Sinhalese’ but Bengali. It is more a myth to romanticize on rather than a legend that says he is a product of Bestiality between his grandfather Sinha and a woman. Mythology indicates his father was guilty of Patricide by killing the Grandfather. I sincerely hope as a Sinhalese that is a myth rather than a legend since it reflects badly on our roots! It is scientifically and genetically clear that such unions will not produce viable progeny. Vijaya was expelled from Sinhapura because of his evil deeds. Again a heritage not to be proud of! They were Indians from Bengal. There were no ‘Sinhalese’ in existence at the time! Those indigenous people who “owned'” Lanka were Yakshas and Nagas aborigines and possible Davidians. Vijaya’s marriage’ to Yaksha Kuveni did not entitle him to be a King. He then brought 100 Pandyan Princesses from the ancient Tamil dynasty of South India in order to make himself King. Of course, he did not have children from ‘them’, but his officers and ministers most likely produced children 50% Bengali and 50% Tamil. At the same time soldiers and Ministers would have partnered offspring with the indigenous Yakshas’ and Nagas’, thus a New race ‘Sinhalese’ was born and thus eliminating the indigenous population to become the presumed ‘rightful owners’ of Lanka! a Hotchpotch of multiple genetic mixes but of course Homo sapiens or so-called human beings!

This animal Homo sapiens is capable of violence for survival whether it be physical, social or economic which revolves around POWER. The human mind is so sophisticated that it can devise ways and means to manipulate, direct or indirect violence through coercion or using proxies. Today we find technological sophistication of Media, Internet, modern arms that could be controlled and manipulated remotely, specifically by less sophisticated minds of the masses (of Homo sapiens), who may not think beyond the primitive thought processes, that facilitates this violence. In the mind and action of an average person boils down to insecurity, threats, past experience of violence, emotion, anger and vengeance controlled by the the hippocampus in the brain. We have had this reptilian portion of the brain” for 100,000 years, Which is important FOR SURVIVAL: OR FIGHT OR FLIGHT INSTINCT activated through chemical mediators Dopamine, Serotonin and Adrenaline. It is also known to be the area that stores attitudes including, to ETHNICITY or RELIGION, and VIOLENCE and POWER . The reptilian brain and addiction to power go hand in hand. These are personalities who are ruled by emotions that are primitive, aggressive, and have a lack of empathy. The only thing that exists is the pleasure of domination and concern for self. In their minds self-control does not exist and have much less concern for anyone else. The Principles of Buddhism promotes the opposite of this using mind control and mindfulness. Although some profess to be Buddhists and show that they are knowledgeable, in practice are the opposite. Therefore, manipulators whether it be Local or International ‘populist’ power seekers use the elements people react to i.e. threat to the survival of a race or religion. What we are seeing today in Sri Lanka is exactly the same with power seekers counting the days to the next election! The International players have their own agendas including arms sales, proxy wars and economic destabilization etc. Some International players may be more interested in simpler things such as wooing our tourists!

Now getting back to simpler things an average person understands: let’s look at Australia a land which was ‘owned’ by the aboriginal people genetically similar to the Veddas in Sri Lanka who were gradually eliminated and craftily manipulated to near extinction by a new group of white invaders. This is quite similar to what the Bengali/Tamil invaders of Lanka did. Today we have forgotten history, and are clinging on to a ‘race’ that is hypothetical and hardly pure. The Australian Mass killer in New Zealand was harping on the ‘Muslim Invaders’ taking over their land! Of course, he used a soft proxy target since he could not do it in Australia the very reason why ISIS chose Sri Lanka!  How can Australia or New Zealand be white countries? and in the same context is Sri Lanka a Sinhala country or an Aborigine (Vedda) country? Vijaya the invader was neither a Sinhalese nor a Buddhist! The same arguments stand for USA a land belonging to ‘Red’ Indians invaded by British and now according to Trump and others it is a White Supremist country. South America was invaded by Spanish and Portuguese, replaced the Incas, (black slaves introduced later)!!

Muslims are not really a race! Again, a hotchpotch of multiple genetic material like the Sinhalese. The Southern Muslims may have originated from Arab trader fathers marrying Sinhala women. Therefore, they too are 50% Sinhala by race. There are also more recent Sinhala coverts who still hold on to fragments of their earlier names. The Eastern Province Muslims may have originated from migrant South Indian Muslims who are probably mainly Dravidian!

Some of our ‘Sinhala Supremists’ may start to believe that Maldives Belong to the Sinhala Race, since Genetic and other historical evidence show a link with Sinhalese, while another legend describes one of the ships that came with Vijaya landed in Maldives. Traders and fishermen also landed not only from Lanka (but also India and Africa). Other legends describe emissaries By King Ashoka landing in Maldives while a Princess from Lanka was sent to Marry a Prince. Buddhist temples existed and spoke a modified language ‘Divehi‘ akin to the Sinhala Language!! Of course, when the rulers converted to Islam, with influence from Arab traders, the population too converted similar to Devanampiyatiisa who converted the Lankan population to Buddhists. Please don’t get ideas of invading the Maldives.

Some of our great patriots from the Southern coast may be originally from South India?? Towns like Panadura is said to have originated from Panna-thurai or the famous Pallimulla or SarikkaMulla are likely Palli-Mullai and Sarikka-Mullai. Anevilundawa North of Chillaw when translated from Tamil to Sinhala is (Aliaya-wetuna-thena – Where the elephant fell). Some of the LTTE terrorists were Appuhamy by name. Some of the population From Negombo to Puttalam Many speak in Tamil although claiming to be Sinhalese! There is still a Portuguese speaking African Colony in that area that is getting integrated into society. What ‘Purity’ can we talk about? What happened to the Portuguese soldiers who were left behind the ‘Kalu Lansi’ (‘Black’ Burghers)? Although small segments are still exists, others have integrated with the ‘Sinhalese’! Of course, the Portuguese did not bring their women and they mixed with the ‘Kalu’ Sinhalese to become ‘Kalu Lansi’!

I am not arguing that the ‘Sinhala race’ should be eliminated by any means! They should survive and so should everyone including minorities who have a right to survival! 

If we the Sinhalese, maintain a fertility rate of more than 2.1 children per woman we could stabilize our population. We started our population control campaign long ago maybe 50 years ago with ‘Preethi’ and ‘Mithuri’ and Interval LRTs and ‘Loops’ with incentives paid to doctors mostly Sinhalese, for LRT. One also has to realize that the fertility rate comes down with literacy and increased standards of living. In all countries there has been a progressive reduction and a fertility rate of 2.06 is below the 2.1 threshold. Therefore, the population decline among Sinhalese started long ago and no one forced contraception. Remember some of our couples married or living together often decide not to have children, while with a higher age of marriage some cannot find partners and with age the fertility rates go down (Fig. 1), while the number of children a woman can safely have before menopause will be reduced. Others may be homosexual. It is important to realize that smaller the family, the higher the economic and social attainments! Ironically; mostly those who are paranoid of extinction are either not married, not have children or have 2 or less children! Women when they get an education, marry late. Our age of marriage for women is almost 30 years at a time the fertility rate naturally falls drastically (Fig 1). They also want economic stability before having children. When they go for work, who will look after the kids? Most want one or 2 kids the most! They are also the same people screaming out about extinction! These people are so selfish trying to keep their own family small for social and economic reasons but want the other Sinhala women to reproduce! In addition, they want the other ethnic Every Sinhala woman then must produce more than 2.1 per woman to alleviate this fear! Remember Catholics too are against family planning! Don’t blame others! In addition paradoxically more the a million Sri Lankans, Sinhala, Tamil and Muslim work in the Middle East away from the wife and husband or sometimes not married. How can a woman conceive when they are not with the husbands, while some don’t want to conceive since they will lose their job? The men come on holiday for a few weeks during the Holy month and expect their wives to get pregnant with the grace of god! Some women are on contraceptives for long period, with or without the knowledge of husbands and or are over 30 years and the chance of conception is not too high.

Figure 1. Decline in Fertility with age. Note the sharp decline after 30 years.
(Ref. Fertility information and awareness flyer, 9. September 2012 von fertequality)

 

When you look at global statistics, Ironically,  Muslim Countries like Islamic Republic of Iran (1.6), UAE (1.7), Lebanon (1.7) Bahrain (2) have lower fertility rates than Sri Lanka, while in Bangladesh it is 2.1, and in China it is 1.6, Hong Kong 1.1. US and UK is at 1.8. The higher fertility rates can be seen in African countries both Muslim and Christian with high Morbidity and Mortality rates and or in the Midst of conflict again with higher death rates and lower life expectancy. Of course, there are some Middle Eastern countries with high fertility where some are in the middle of conflicts (eg. Iraq 4.3) while it is interesting to note that a highly developed country like Israel has a fertility rate of 3.1, probably in the context of a threat to the population, they want a higher population to settle in the new territories!

The solution would be for Health Policy Makers to keep fertility above 2.1 percent but not astronomical, but at some social and economic costs. This strategy has to be planned out by non-fanatical demographers, fertility experts, economists and other relevant persons without involvement of clergy of any religion. Genocide is not the answer!

In fact, the fertility rate was only 1.9 in 1998, but has risen since then settling to 2.06 recently.

Source: Roar Media

 

Source: Roar Media

There certainly is a higher fertility rate amongst minorities due to many reasons. Their own fear of being threatened of extinction, Non-working women, younger age of marriage, feeling of economic possibility of having larger families etc.

Abortion in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka has some of the strictest abortion laws in the world, where abortion is only permitted if the mother’s life is at risk, as per Section 303 of the Penal Code of 1883. The punishment for causing an abortion is a fine and/or up to 3 years imprisonment.

Despite these laws, the number of abortions carried out in Sri Lanka remain high, with the Ministry of Health reporting in 2016 that 658 abortions are carried out daily. This works out to approximately 240,170 abortions take place annually. A majority of women seeking abortions in Sri Lanka are married. The reasons given by married women for needing an abortion were that their pregnancy was too soon after the last delivery, poverty and foreign employment. Women as well as men who leave for foreign employment are in effect ‘celibate’ leading to lower fertility rate!

These alarming figures from not so long ago are probably similar today! Who are these women, undoubtably, a majority are Sinhala Buddhist Women!! Approximately 250,000 children are removed every year! No wonder why the population is dwindling! Who is doing this? Is it done against the consent of these women? NO! I won’t be surprised if some of those Sinhala extremists’ obstetricians, screaming their heads off on ‘Sinhala extinction’ are guilty of these illegal abortions for a quick buck! 

Another reason why our population is disappearing is due to deaths of prime child bearing women: 12.5% of all maternal deaths are attributed to illegal abortions due to sepsis or bleeding, making it the third most common reason for such deaths in Sri Lanka. With a high rate of illegal abortions, many done under septic conditions result in infection of the fallopian tubes or salpingitis which is an important cause of infertility (and ectopic pregnancy). 

A large population of ours migrate to other countries for personal selfish reasons. Of course, they would have less than 2.1 fertility rates. At the same time their progeny would move away and be alienated from Race and Religion! They will be in a different environment in diverse social settings. They will also marry from other races and religions thus diluting ‘our Sinhala race’! Unfortunately, some of the vociferous activists are actually people who migrated with children married to varying races and religions! Aren’t they guilty of a crime they are accusing others of??

Our ancestor Neanderthal became extinct within 10,000 years. The effects of decreased survival on the extinction probability and time to extinction are considerable as expected for long-living organisms: a decline of less than 1.5% in survival for the youngest children leads to rapid extinction (less than 2,000 yrs), while a reduction of survival rate as small as 0.4% provokes an extinction time of 10,000 years. Leave alone Sinhalese, but the whole human race would be extinct in less than that time EVEN IF NO natural calamity strikes!

(Degioanni A, Bonenfant C, Cabut S, Condemi S (2019) Living on the edge: Was demographic weakness the cause of Neanderthal demise? PLoS ONE 14(5): e0216742. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0216742)

The United Nations Population Division recently released updates to its projections of the future world population.

In short, we should be more rational as a population, with leaders not trying to gain power based on fear of extinction leading to racism. Unfortunately, many power-hungry leaders don’t use their Left prefrontal cortex to think rationally but use only their primitive brain for short term quest for power, often backed by pseudo-professionals who are equally power hungry. Our leadership lacks trust in independent intellectuals with neutral thinking or think tanks, but depend on people with partiality. They know that the base of the population pyramid can be mobilized through a cry of ‘extinction’, fear of ‘territory’ being lost again aiming at the primitive brain of the vote bearing majority! The leadership has unfortunately gone in the direction of personal power in contrast to the strength of the state, illustrating the difference between a politician and statesman! My belief is that the on the eve of elections, Fanatic Racism and Extremism would be the main tool used by leadership through proxies such as minor parties in order to get votes from the wider Sinhala and Buddhists and the wheels are already in motion. Unfortunately, some So called intellectuals and religious leaders are also being used or they have their own private agendas! It is the people, society and the country that would suffer at the end of the day!

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    Please don’t twist.

    1.The Gravaru islanders in Maldives claims that they are Tamil decendents and first people landed in Maldives.The Chola era Map clearly indicate Maldives as 1200 islands

    Giravau islanders call father as APPA a Tamil word,these people though Musulims today never divorce and theirs DNA is very different from others according to a Maldivien doctor who made the research.

    2.
    Panadura is still a coastal village in today’s Kerala then Tamil Chera Kingdom. From where Sinhalese migrated here.

    3.once jayawarden,sriwarden Tissan etc. Were common Tamil names .

    4. From 2nd – 11th century there were Tamil Buddhists and we have Tamil Buddhist classics written by Tamil Buddhist monks. Probably many viharas in this country would have built by Tamil Buddhists.

    KeKeKeKe Now new stories are coming.

    Cheers

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      This island is the island of the Sinhalese. The Tamil country is in Tamilnadu. Buddhism was a marginal religion among the Tamils and Tamil Buddhists were not effective in size or strength to have built any significant viharas or temples. Tissa is a Sinhalese name. Just because you add an -n at the end it doesn’t become Tamil. Jayawardana, Siriwardana are not Tamil names. If these names existed among Tamils it would have been borrowed from Indo-Aryan source and thoroughly Tamilized into something unrecognizable like Thayavarthanam and Cirivarathanai or some thing of that sort. What are these Tamil Buddhist classics? Tamil Buddhist monks were friends of the Sinhalese unlike the lot of you Tamils, always seeking to destroy the Sinhalese.

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        KeKeKeKe

        Ever heard about MANIMEKALI
        2000 years,old Buddhist Tamil epic about a Tamil Buddhist Nun written by Tamil Monk named Seethalai Saaththabaar.which give details of Nainaatheevu ?

        Ever heard about VEERASOLIUM a Buddhist Tamil book where you can find description how the followers cried after the death of Buddha?

        There were so many Buddhist Schlors in the past and Kaanchpuram even has got a Buddhist Tamil University .

        The arrival of deported criminal vijaya is an imagination ..pity he missed Visakapattanam..Nagapattanam
        ..Thoothukudi.but landed in Manner is a real joke.because in those days boats sailed along ccoastel lines

        Sinhalese migrated from today’s Kerala this why you all follow Kerala traditions..customs..food ..dress got it ?

        Sinhalese have no even an ounce of North Indian influence .

        The owner of a biggest textile mill in Tamil Nadu is JAYAWARDENA
        a Tamil and as aspiring Young politician is JAYAWARDEN..

        Recent excavation in Keeladi Madurai exposed 1000s Of objects carbon dated 3000 years .including clay pots with Name TISSAN.

        How on earth Sinhalese got names like: Navaratna(,m)…Gunaratna(m)
        Peruma(l)..Nayake??????

        Mahavamsa is a fabricated comic book by racist Monks to cover up the presence of Tamils here probably during Kuweni era.thid is why this comic book hide the language and religion of Nagas..Yakkas .

        Keep of live in Mahavamsa dreams

        Chola records revealed that kings constructed Viharas in this country.

        Ready for a horizontal archaeological excavation near Buddhist temples by international experts ? .

        Cheers

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          1. Manimekalai is not about a Tamil Buddhist nun, but a story of a devadasi’s i.e a Hindu courtesan’s daughter’s search for salvation. Manimekalai was written for a Hindu audience, and if anything, Manimekalai proves the absence Buddhism among Tamils. Buddhism is treated as an exotic foreign religion coming from outside. Manimekalai shows a Tamil society which is infested with casteism, devadasis and all that is typical of a strict Hindu society, not a Buddhist society.
           
          2. Somebody writes about “how the followers cried after the death of Buddha” and the whole country becomes Buddhist a country? Is that it? FYI Viracoliam is not a story book, its a grammatical treatise. It was written in the 11th century by a Buddhist monk, and he explains Tamil grammar drawing mostly from Buddhism, rather than Saivism/Hinduism. In the 11th century, the Cholas were ruling Tamilnadu – Cholas were no friends of Sinhalese or Buddhism, they were staunchly Hindu. According to the anti-Sinhalese bigoted German “scholar” living in Sweden, Peter Schalk, Cholas destroyed Buddhism in Tamilnadu, because it was the religion of their enemy, the Sinhalese – I think that sentence says all what we need to know about the status of Buddhism among Tamils, however dumb and unfair that claim is, to both the Sinhalese and the Cholas. The relevant thing for us about Viracoliam is that, the Tamil territory is described clearly as being in south India with its southern border in Cape Comorin. Srilanka is described as the Sinhalese country. Viracoliam also mentions loanwords from Sinhala into Tamil (eg. Murunga). There’s no mention of a Tamil kingdom in Srilanka at all. How come even the Viracoliyam from relative recent times doesn’t mention any Tamil kingdoms here, but writes about Sinhala?

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            3. If the Mahavamsa is a comic book, stop believing in it so much. You are right about Vijaya though – Vijaya is a theif in a comic book. Sinhalese didn’t come from north-India or south-India, but evolved here from primitive tribes. The Mahavamsa does not hide the language of the primitive tribes – the langauge(s) of the primitive tribes is what evolved into Sinhala. The Sinhala language has a large corpus of words, including roots of verbs, which doesnot belong to any known language family, including Indo-Aryan or Dravidian. Tamils trying to claim a greater antiquity than Sanskrit and Indo-Aryan is a recent one. It came about due to the now more or less debunked 19th century Aryan Invasion/migration theory, where Indo-Aryan languages were theorized to have come from outside. All research shows that Indo-Aryan is indigenous to Indian subcontinent. According to the Viracoliam you mentioned, Tamil originated from Sanskrit. Although that is not correct, it proves that Tamils didn’t fight for supremacy over Indo-Aryan back then.
             
            4. Keeladi is not from 3000 years ago, but from 2nd- 3rd century B.C. The name in question, namely Tissa is found inscribed as Tissa not Tissan, with the peculiar Sinhala Brahmi “S” as is clearly seen in photographs. Tamil-Brahmi script does not have “S” at all, so Tissa cannot be written using Tamil-Brahmi script. [Ref. The name “Tissa” inscribed in Brahmi script on a potsherd belonged to the Prakrit language. Rajan (i.e Prof. K. Rajan) was sure that the Prakrit name signalled that Keezhadi had maritime trade with Sri Lanka.]
             
            5. Some Sinhalese might have migrated from Kerala. That doesn’t make the Sinhalese into Keralites. A good many Sinhalese too migrated to Kerala. A whole section of Kerala, the Eelavars claim descent from the Sinhalese.

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        Punchi Point
        Punchi Willi
        Punchi Brain

        “This island is the island of the Sinhalese.”

        Please tell us how/when/why/ did this island become the island of the Sinhalese?

        Did the failed sorcerer Ranjith(SPRRW) wave his magic wand and made this island the island of the Sinhalese?

        PP
        The Pathetic
        Go Home.

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      Dear Chanaka Gajanayake,

      Thanks for a well researched article with supporting facts.

      Yes, the Sinhala, Tamils, Muslims, Portuguese etc. are Paradeshis, Paras, in the Land of Native Aethho . The Veddah Aethho walked and claimed the land between 40,000 to 8,000 years ago, even before the Yaksha and Naga tribes came from South India. The Bengalis and South Indians have the mitochondrial DNA, Haplo group M, just like most in India, whereas the Native Veddah Aethho is predominantly Haplo group N.

      So, Sinhala and Tamils, are Para-Sinhala and Para-Tamils, irrespective of the admixture of Bengali and South Indian genes.

      Of course, the Para-Sinhala have no lion genes. It is only believed by the low IQ , mean IQ 79, Para-Sinhala and Para-Sinhala “Buddhists “, based on the lies and imaginations of Mahawansa.

      The Para-Sinhala academic Professor , Ediraweera Sarath Chandra, even produced a play called Sinhabahu.

      Yes, the maternal mitochondrial DNA of Paras, Sinhala, Tamils, Muslim, Portuguese, are mostly Bengali and South Indian, Haplo group M.

      ALl, except Native Veddah Aethho are Paras, supported by modern genetics, not myths.

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        Amarasiri,
        The Veddah Aethho walked and claimed the land between 40,000 to 8,000 years ago,

        Archeological evidences have been discovered to show that Homo Sapiens lived in this country 125,000 years ago conferred by OSL method. So by the time Vedda Eththo came to this country humans have lived here. So Vedda Eththo are also ‘Para’.

        Prof. Raj Somadeva’s conclusions are based on series of research conducted by archeologists. Here are some of them:
        • Deraniyagala, P. E. P. (1939), The Stone Age and Cave Men of Ceylon, Journal of The Ceylon Branch of The Royal Asiatic Society vol.XXX, no 92 parts I,II,III & V (351-373.)
        • Deraniyagala, P. E. P. (1955), Ceylon Stone Ages ,The New Lanka A Quarterly Review, vol.V, No. 2 (39-41.)
        • Deraniyagala, P. E. P. (1958), The Pleistocene of Ceylon, Ceylon National Museums, Colombo.
        • Deraniyagala, P. E. P. (1979), Some Features of Especial Interest in the Skeleton And Culture of Ceylon’s Extinct Stone Age Human Homo Sapiens Balangodensis, Ancient Ceylon, No. 3, Department Of Archaeology, Colombo 07. (45-84)
        • Deraniyagala, S. U. (1971), Prehistoric Ceylon – A Summary in 1968, Ancient Ceylon, no.1, January 1971. Department of Archaeological Survey, Colombo. (3-44)
        • Deraniyagala, S. U. (1972), The Citadel of Anuradhapura 1969 : Excavations in the Gedige Area, Ancient Ceylon, No.2, December 1972 (48-169)
        • Deraniyagala, S. U. (2001), Man Before Vijaya in Sri Lanka: The Archaeological Evidence, Man and Monuments, D. T. Devendra A Centennial Tribute. Ed. L. Prematilaka, Central Cultural Fund, Sri Lanka. (54-62)
        • Wijeypala, W. H. (1997), New Light On The Prehistory Of Sri Lanka; In The Context Of Resent Investigations At Cave Sites, A thesis submitted for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy of the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.

        If you want. I can provide more.

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          Today in Kimniya Monks demolish ancient Hindu temples and install viharas…same happened in the past.

          Daily viharas appear in 100% Hindu areas .with fake archaeological findings.

          SL is the only country in the world where Monks can excavate Buddhist ruins and Buddha statues within 24 hours.

          Cheers

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          Eagle Blind Eye

          “If you want. I can provide more.”

          No thanks.
          I can provide you with more titles than, perhaps 100 times more than what you have found in Bibliography.

          PEP Deraniyagala found a bone a molar in 1939 and named it Panthera leo sinhaleyus. I have no idea why this old “archaeologist” named it Sinhala lion. –
          Thank for sparing us with other names such as Panthera leo sinhale/buddhist.

          He never justified the source of this molar.

          What was your point?
          Do all these books and articles (some of them are dubious) tell us the Sinhalese were the original owner occupier of this island?

          I am not trying to educate you.
          In that process I have wasted lot of time.

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        Thoge ammata hukapu aththo kee denek innavada parangi vesige putho?

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          Arl Madawala,

          Thoppi awe Thopige ammage huttenda bung?

          Check your mitochondrial DNA. It will show the Para-Haplo group M from India.

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          Arl Madawala

          Give his mother some respect you stupid.

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      Cholan,
      Panadura is still a coastal village in today’s Kerala then Tamil Chera Kingdom. From where Sinhalese migrated here.

      Give us one piece of solid evidence to support the idea that Sinhalayo existed in Tamil Chera Kingdom.

      “we have Tamil Buddhist classics written by Tamil Buddhist monks”

      There are Tamil Buddhist classics written by Tamil Buddhist monks who lived in Hindusthan. Give us one example of a Buddhist classic written by a Tamil Buddhist monk lived in Sinhale.

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        Kimniya incidents is a proof how in the last 1000 years when Tamils were weak..Sinhala rulers destroyed..all evidences of Tamil.

        Late Prof .Paranawittharana ex.archaeological commissioner dynameted many Tamil related ruins.

        Do you know few centuries ago Tamil was spoken in today’s Kerala
        And following the invasion of Sanskrit..mixture of Tamil became Malayalam..same happend to the
        Early immigrants from Kerala..here
        Mixture of Nagas..Jakas language
        Created a new language Sinhala which has not existed before 6th century.

        The first book printed in India was in Cochin Kerala by missionary was in Pachchai Malayalam indeed in Tamil just around 18th century

        When Ceylon got independence there were just 3 only three Sinhala encyopedias ..show the quality of
        Your language.

        Think yourself why Sinhalese follow Today’s Kerala dress..food.. customs..traditions..religious practice.

        Why you politicians run to Thirupathi Hindu temple which was built by Tamil kings?

        Do you know green turtles swim 1000 miles to lay eggs..then back their living areas ..newly hatched
        Baby turtles swim back 1000 miles to their ancestors area.

        Cheers

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        Today in Kimniya Monks demolish ancient Hindu temples and install viharas…same happened in the past.

        Daily viharas appear in 100% Hindu areas .with fake archaeological findings.

        SL is the only country in the world where Monks can excavate Buddhist ruins and Buddha statues within 24 hours.

        Cheers

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        ” There are Tamil Buddhist classics written by Tamil Buddhist monks who lived in Hindusthan. Give us one example of a Buddhist classic written by a Tamil Buddhist monk lived in Sinhale. ”

        Eagle just doesn’t keep being slippery, in a debate. Every bit Buddhism in Lankawe is introduced by Tamils. All of it came from TN. It most of them are only after 1st CE. Even the Peepal Tree is dated less than 2000 years. It was only Tamil and Telugu pundits introduced Buddhism to Lankawe. A heavy influx on Monks started to come after TN’s religious war started. It is their training in Pali created Sinhala After 6th century, mixing with Tamil. That is the time Mahanama too migrated from TN. Buddhism came from the Kanchi Base. (Current brutal version of Sinhala Buddhism is the training from Myanmar and Thailand, about 300 years ago). Manimekhala was one of the earliest Priest-Nun brought Buddhism. Her repeated travelling to Nainativu to teach Buddhism is mentioned in her story. Kantharodai is one of the foremost places of Buddhism in Lankawe. Everything there is only Tamil inscriptions. It is a popular holy place for Buddhism these days. Government and Archaeology Dept have captured large area from nearby Tamils’ land and developed a tourist place for Theravada Buddhism. But the comedy is the Modaya Monks are not able to realize that it was a Mahayana Place that time. TN had only Mahayana Buddhists. One day you visit there explain to the bald heads about the truth.
        https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buddhism_amongst_Tamils

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      Definitely, GIRAVU is a Tamil word, if not should be Muslim.

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        It is a Divehi word. Appa is a Tamil word used by this people.

        Early writings about the Maldives say that Divehi is closely related to Tamil and people were related to Tamils early days entire todays South India was ruled by Tamils.

        Unfortunately, Maldives government blocked sites about their history on the internet.

        Only after 19th century British surveyed this Island and said it consists 1200 islands but early Tamil records exactly mentioned Maldives as OLD ISLANDS OF 12 THOUSAND.

        Cheers

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    Chanaka, well written article with supporting facts. However, we may try talking sense, will be of no use. Crooked politicians and religious bigots together, over years have successfully conditioned the masses into zombies, which is very much similar to post lobectomy patients. (look at the recent sterilization saga)

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    Great piece of commentary . It is the myth which is playing havoc among the unintelligent mass coupled with unscrupulous politicians. Sri Lanka is an example of myth destroying civilisation.

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    I thought Alexander the Great’s Commanders didn’t want to cross the River to go over to the South because the Homo sapiens there were savages..
    That was 336 BC..

    Price Vijaya I thought was a product of Greek Governors in Afganistan and the North Hindian Chicks in the Himalays..
    Even Lord Buddha looks to me like Greek Origin .

    Anyway I am no scholar. But I am no Bengali for sure..-

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      Bengali historian claims that their forefathers migrated from today’s South Indian area and Dravidian .

      Bengali use Amma .(mother )..Anna (brother) very common.

      Cheers

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        Chilean,

        Follow the mitochondrial DNA genetics. Most Indians have mitochondrial DNA Haplo Group M and it’s subgroups, and , and the Bengalis must have migrated through South India. So, it is not surprising that Para-Sinhala and Para-Tamils are Haplo group M, in the Land of Native Veddah Aethho, whereas the Native
        Veddah are predominately Haplo group N.

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          There was no INDIA before 61 years.

          India is a patchwork of tribes by the British for administrated purpose.

          The Hindi language is not even 100 years old ..mainly used as a business language in the north, this language doesn’t have any works of literature all North Indian languages are based in DEVANAGIRI except URUDU which was an artificial language created by Moghuls for their Army consist many ethnic gruops

          There is no group called DRAVIDIAN this was an invention by J U POPE who mastered in Tamil and wanted to describe the south Indian people under this imaginary Dravidian.

          Once a retired British judge called some Brahmins in Delhi
          and asked about the history of the land so whatever these Brahmins said were recorded as the history of ancient India.

          In Southern India, the real civilization, culture all developed till today ignored by Delhi rulers, recent excavation in Keeladi was stopped by Central government when they unearthed 3000 years old objects belongs to Tamils.

          It seems there were 6 Shiva temples in this country once except few others vanished like Pillaiyar Temple near Polgawela train station after 1983, today this temple is a Vihara.

          Cheers

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      KASmaalam

      “I thought Alexander the Great’s Commanders didn’t want to cross the River to go over to the South because the Homo sapiens there were savages..”

      Really?
      Was it not the case that Alexander the great and his men didn’t want to face eighty thousand horsemen, two hundred thousand footmen, eight thousand chariots, and six thousand fighting elephants, (according to historian Plutarch)?

      “Even Lord Buddha looks to me like Greek Origin.”

      This is because some Gandharan artisan’s were Greeks. This is the umpteenth time I have mentioned this to you.

      “Anyway I am no scholar.”

      Sure you are not normal either.

      “But I am no Bengali for sure..”

      You are not Bengali either.
      You are a South Indian, typically a Tamil or a Keralite.

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        Dear Native,

        Who is Plutarch?,, What happened to those Chariots?.
        Did they find any Skulls or Thigh Bones of any of those 200,000 Infantry in Madras or in Kochin?.

        I am just curious ,because my grandson sent me some pictures of a Grave Yard in a little Town in Northern Greece which he visited recently.
        And guess what , that grave yard has been there from 300 BC until 1800s.
        And it is all preserved with the diggings open to watch through a Glass Barricade.
        I bet Alexander’s clan must also be there for sure..

        Please tell me the names of the places, where I can see the ruins of your great people who even sent shivers through the spines of Alexander’s Commanders according to your mate’s take of Hindian Worriers.. ..

        BTW how come the Hindians didn’t sent some of those Horsemen and Elephants to help Pirahaparn’s ancestor king Elara, when he was cornered by our Dutta Gamini from Medumulana?..

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          KASmaalam K.A. Sumanasekera

          Here is some news about the lost Greek tribes in Afghanistan hills:

          Lost tribe struggles for survival
          Isolated corner of Pakistan at risk from tourists and missionaries
          https://www.theguardian.com/world/2005/jun/17/pakistan.declanwalsh

          L. Mestrius Plutarchus
          Excerpt:
          L. Mestrius Plutarchus, better known simply as Plutarch, was a Greek writer and philosopher who lived between c. 45-50 CE and c. 120-125 CE. A prodigious and hugely influential writer, he is now most famous for his biographical works in his Parallel Lives which present an entertaining history of some of the most significant figures from antiquity………………
          https://www.ancient.eu/plutarch/

          “I am just curious”

          No, you have gone Ga Ga.

          Good to hear, you have your own ………….
          If you have a grandchild, your son or daughter had a baby.
          Congratulations.
          If you have a son or daughter, a woman must have liked you enough to have/bear your son or daughter.
          Congratulations.

          Have you ever had discussion about your pathetic history with your grandson?

          If you want to see Hindian skeletons please visit all those Gota’s pits still to be dug out throughout this island. Gota buried lot of them between 1987 and 1991 and between 2005 and 2009.

          If you want to know about Alexander and India please access the article
          Alexander and India
          Author: A. K. Narain
          Source: Greece & Rome, Vol. 12, No. 2, Alexander the Great (Oct., 1965), pp. 155-165
          Published by: Cambridge University Press on behalf of The Classical Association

          Elara was your ancestor as well.
          Gutika and Senaka came to sell Horses then found the kings were so stupid like the ones who have ruled this island since they just took over the reign of this island.
          Duttagamani and Elara were two descendants of South India. It was a family dispute.

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        Do you know why Buddha nose resemble Greek nose ?

        These statues and dams were built by Greeks in this country during their glory days like British ,Dutch and Swedish involvement in Mahaweli and Maduru oya projects

        Mahavamsa will say after 500 years that these dams were built by Sinhala expertise and Modayas will believe.

        Cheers

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      You are no scholar. Thanks for recognising that. Please tell us more about your high attainments and IQ

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    “Our ancestor Neanderthal became extinct within 10,000 years”
    .
    Atavism and throwbacks are the inevitable corollary to evolution. This is clearly demonstrated by the sudden appearance of the Rajapaksas on the political scene. This tribe’s uncanny resemblance – both physical and mental – to Neanderthals is a topic discussed in hushed tones in the corridors of biology departments in world-renowned universities. It’s high time to forget political correctness and bring this to light through scientific research so that knowledge can advance and humanity can benefit – especially Sri Lankans getting ready to cast their votes.

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      You seem to be suffering from some kind of mental disorder,get help.

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    I am a Sinhalese by exclusion.
    Sampanthan says Tamil nation in Sri Lanka should be identified as a ‘distinct ethnic entity’ (his words).
    When these people who call themselves Tamils get together and talk I cannot understand.
    Therefore for administrative purposes I may be classified as a Sinhalese.

    Soma

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      If you like call yourself Indonesian ..many Javanese DNA is in So called Sinhalese,.

      BTW coconut ..here leave all came from Indonesia,.

      Cheers

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      somass

      “I am a Sinhalese by exclusion.”

      Nopes.
      You are typical South Indian Kallathonie converted descendant.

      “When these people who call themselves Tamils get together and talk I cannot understand.”

      Not because the language is different it is because you are a typical Sinhala/Buddhist fascist who does not want to be seen understanding or communicating in other languages. The Sinhala/Buddhist fascist norms demands you empty your head if you want to be part of the criminal gang.

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        Native
        To be called I am a kin of yours, so insistently , is an honour though I don’t recall coming in the same boat (which is a minor matter). It is Samnandan who stands between you and me.

        Soma

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          somass

          Unlike your ancestors mine walked all the way from Africa and became the first owner occupier of this island.

          Your ancestors came by Kallathonies much much later and stole/grabbed our land.

          Hope you understand the difference.

          The dispute between Sambandan and you is something to do with your fascistic inclination perhaps Sambandan’s desire to restore democratic rights of your brethren.

          By the way in this regard you should seek support of your fellow forum sharer SJ who is a self hating Tamil.

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            So KV, your ancestors walked all the way from Africa, eh? Then what happened you Kalaveddah? You started jumping from branch to branch and from tree to tree until you found some comfortable ceilings where you could urinate and fornicate?

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    The Maldives is a tropical nation in the Indian Ocean composed of 26 ring-shaped atolls, which are made up of more than 1,000 coral islands. It’s known for its beaches, blue lagoons and extensive reefs. The capital, Malé, has a busy fish market, restaurants and shops on the main road, Majeedhee Magu, and 17th-century Hukuru Miskiy (also known as Friday Mosque) made of carved white coral. The estimated population of Maldives is 375,000.

    The Maldives was converted to Islam in the year 1153 AD by a Muslim from Maghreb (North Africa) by the name of Abul Barakat Yoosuf Al Barbary. When he visited the Maldives the reigning king was Sri Tribuvana Aditiya. The first King of the Theemuge dynasty King Sri Mahabarana was his maternal uncle. Sri Tribuvana Aditiya ascended the throne around 1138 AD. After conversion to Islam he adopted the name Muhammed Ibn Abdulla. He sent missionaries to various parts of the Maldives to spread Islam. The first Friday Mosque to be built in Malé and the Dharumavantha Rasgefaanu Miskiy at Malé were commissioned by Sultan Muhammed Ibn Abdulla.

    Legend has it that, after arrival at Malé Abul Barakat Yoosuf Al Barbary stayed in Malé for several days. He was a Hafiz, a person who could recite the entire Holy Quran from memory. According to Thangeehu Kurevunu Dhivehi Raajjeyge Thaareekhuge Thanthankolhu (Researched excerpts from the History of the Maldives) the Hafiz succeeded in converting Maldivians to Islam after much effort and endeavour. His first efforts to proselytise did not meet with success. However his relentless perseverance turned out to be a tremendous service to the nation as Maldivians finally embraced Islam. The first convert was the king himself, who was followed by his wives and children and members of the court. After the people embraced the Islamic faith the Buddhist temples and idols were destroyed. Archaeological excavations carried out in Malé at various times this century confirm the fact that there had been Buddhist temples in Malé during the 12th century AD.

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      Male .man,

      What was the need to destroy the Buddhist Temples? Why , Islam does not like competition in afterlife? If Islam, which means submission to God for Muslims is true, the the human history should not be s challenge.

      So, the Maldivians changed horses from a Buddhist horse to an Islamic Horse to get figure out after life. Is there any proof or evidence for Rebirth , Nibbana, Nirvana, Heaven and Hell ?

      Maladivians changed from Monk hegemony to Ulama Hegemony.

      In Sri Lanka, after Mahinda Monk introduced Buddhism by converting the King, the country became captive to Monk hegemony, and occasionally you see Para-Sinhala Buddhist monks running amok. The monks perceive the threats from the Ulama, made worse by the Satan following Wahhabis, and agitating.

      There is no credible article support for the ideology of the monks and the Ulama, Rebirth, Nibbana, Nirvana, Heaven, Hell, Purgatory, Limbo, Soul, no-soul etc.

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    I am a Sinhalese by exclusion.
    Sampanthan says Tamil nation in Sri Lanka should be identified as a ‘distinct ethnic entity’ (his words).
    When these people who call themselves Tamils get together and talk I cannot understand.
    Therefore for administrative purposes I may be classified as a Sinhalese.
    (I never argue over history or genetics.)

    Soma

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    Among Tamil language speaking people those who practise Islam as their religion are supposed to be 10% of the total population. Were they ALWAYS 10%?

    Soma

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    I have nothing for or against the article. Our belief or disbelief in its contents is going to be purely guesses.
    .
    Pragmatism is what is called for. We are in an island, Sri Lanka. We all are Sri Lankans. Period.
    .
    Who was here. Who came here. Who came first. Who followed next. These are non-productive arguments.
    .
    As Sri Lankans what should our goal be. That is the ONLY question of relevance; of sense.
    .
    Be sensible. Discard every other nonsense.
    .
    When we bring children in to this earth, when we give birth to a future generation, we have a bounden duty by them.
    .
    Plan for their betterment. Plan and work towards their future well being and happiness. Shun all divisive thoughts, arguments, and actions. They would be thankful to us!

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    Its time some one translates this article and publish in all Sinhala and Tamil media. Further, TV stations should conduct a debate on this topic.

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    Whatever these guys do or say or think, as long as their inferiority complex, fear, insecurity, lack of real identity continue to haunt them they are going to be like this in a terrible limbo. It is just pathetic. They are making fool of themselves more on more by their ignorance and fear. They have no chance of salvation. This lion and Vijayan story conned to these fools by Mahanama had totally ruined them and finished them. All what they practice is Indian mainland religion and traditions and languages. Now the morons are trying to destroy Hindu places of worship and build Buddhist temples. Morons Tamils will accept Buddha no doubt but hate Sinhala Buddhism that has nothing to do with Buddhism. What a shame. Why these guys suffer from so much paranoid ideations. They are scared of everyone around. Gone total mental reck. They may do well if that animal lion is removed from the flag and put an Ass that is always stubborn and stupid. I feel so sad at their plight. Their own people are cheating them.

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      After independence Mahavamsa comic book was best seller thus Modayas were taken for a super ride.

      Many Asian countries got independence after Celon are so advanced today but because of Mahavamsa comic this cursed island is moving backwards.

      Sinhala only comedy by Bonda producing toilet cleaners for Arabs.

      Cheers

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      At last Musulims here have exposed their fake patriotism on 21st April,now shed crocodile tears.

      Musulim are the worst racists here
      Forgetting that they are all converted Tamil Hindus,.

      Security forces must watch this Kalmunai joker who talk too much nowadays without realizing that there were no musulims in North-East before the arrival of Portuguese.

      Racist Ashraf who learned the alphabetic of politics from Federal party is the only Muslims in the world who went to Paradise on helicopter with Bodyguards .

      Cheers

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      Nathan
      Sampanthan says Tamil nation in Sri Lanka should be identified as a ‘distinct ethnic entity’ (his words).

      Soma

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        somu

        “Sampanthan says Tamil nation in Sri Lanka should be identified as a ‘distinct ethnic entity’ (his words).”

        You want the entire country for yourself,transformed into a Sinhala/Buddhist fascist ghetto while Sam wants to secure a place for his people. What is wrong with his position? His concern is about his people’s habitat, a limited area.

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          NV
          When he separates out his people’s habitat the rest becomes our people’s habitat. Correct? What is left for negotiations is the fate of his people in our habitat. Agreed?

          Soma

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            somu

            “What is left for negotiations is the fate of his people in our habitat. “

            As far as I am concerned I don’t want both of your people here on my ancestral land. Whatever disputes you have with your brethren you can sort it out back in your ancestral land, South India.

            Therefore please go.
            When you go take your brethren Trinco Sam and his people with you.

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    We must all be indebted to the writer for making a serious and rational study of this contentious subject. If all women are educated and free to manage their lives, birth rates among communities will show the same pattern. I don’t think there are major discrepancies today to get excited about.

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    Wonderful account Chanaka and congratulation for that. I am sure you are a doctor with public and community health specialty and stands out prominently from the thinking of the lion race. That even makes me to think whether you really came from the lineage of the Bengali lion. Because your thinking ability is too much for one from the lion lineage. We all know too well the curse for Lanka is only from the biased, warped, twisted, paranoid so-called educated lions. I know too well you are referring to pathologically racist humans like HLD aka Blind Eagle who live abroad, married to Tamil, and whatever, yet bogged down in rabid racism. You also refer to half baked academics like Jayasumane, who is prostituting his profession to arouse racial hatred and fear. How can anyone, even with a minimal thinking ability could say that this is a “Sinhala Buddhist country”. Even that slimy racist Cardinal Malcom had to say the same for his own survival. He does not see the evil catholic institutions all around the world up to Vatican are up to. Rape, child sex, murder, financial fraud to list a few. For these blind people of Lanka Buddha is a Sinhala, vijaya is a Sinhala, Dutte gemunu a Sinhala Buddhist, all because they are bogged down in lies, distortion, fabrication and manipulations. False text books are written to poison the minds of the young. What percentage of the Buddhist clergy know the true history of Buddhism and what Buddha really preached. Only yesterday a friend if mind told me that being a good Buddhist and how he beliefs Katharagama deiyo and Vishnu deiyo and their powers. So you can understand the knowledge of an educated Sinhala Buddhist. Lies had been pumped into them at the DNA level, so I doubt whether salvation is ever possible.

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      Chanaka
      Thank you very much for your sensible scientifically based composed article.

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    But we need more unwanted births in Lankawa to recruit for Buddhist clergy, thugs, kudu karayas, criminals, pickpockets, snatch thieves, murderers, politicians, deshabandus, deshaabimanyas, kalasuris, kalasitpies, etc to flood Lanka. Incidentally note all the above names and their origin. Not from original lion land as claimed by some kalasuris.

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    I would not contest the final conclusion nor the version of the history of Sinhalese race even though a new breed of historians – Archaeologists to be exact – like Raj Somadeva insist that Sinhalese has an unbroken progressive ethnic & cultural history of nearly 125,000 years old, a point I cannot resist contesting for two main reasons: 1. Cultures rarely change on its own; rather they tend to stagnate without external stimulus. 2. Considering the possibility of several migration not only from Indian subcontinent but also from Indonesian Archipelagos (the description of Nittavos remind Homo Florensiansis discovered in Indonesia) during the Ice Ages & across ocean. Also, the statistics on fertility trends sounds fairly OK as well.
    However, I find the evolutionary aspect of the reasoning is extremely wanting. I don’t know where Chanaka pick up the time of 100,000 years for humans to share Hippocampus of reptilian brain. As far as I know, this organ is common to all vertebrates meaning its origin goes back to the Cambrian Explosion some 540 Millions Years ago! I would also challenge the notion that violence is unique to some races. Anger must be a part of instincts of all thinking organisms whose ultimate drive is survival among other things such as compete for mates & food. It is also the opposite of love; love for self; nearest kin; and so forth the circle of inclusion widens. The “fear of extinction” is no more different than the need to survive. When the need for safety extends beyond self to larger inclusions, the effort is called altruism. Like the feeling of sympathy, the emotion of altruism also can be easily manipulated. That is what make suicide bombers. Racism is also part of the altruism and that is why it is easily manipulated. No wonder why racism is a common tactic of desperate opportunists and ignorant!

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    It looks Tamils are happy to read the article. I think they get the feeling they also had a country and they were not Dalits from South India. I think, even the world SINHALESE is very new. There were no such people before 1800s. Arrogant British colonnials would have coined this word. Since then Sinhalese are in Srilanka. What I heard, Neanderthals had fair skin and looked handsome but they were not that intelligent in comparison to late comers of Cro Magnons who are Orientals. Left over Neanderthals are Europeans and they try their best, one day they will mix to the majority and will be like Dinosaurs. Anyway, your bar graph shows that Sinhala and tamils are slowly disappearing while muslims are increasing in population. For tamils that may not be a concern as their motherland is in south India for “SInhalese”, they will be extinct. unless they take care of themselves.
    Even in the modern world, if you keep on investigating, UNIted Nations’ ICCPR say, all the established cultures in Asia that are not aligned with the western culture must disappear. The western culture and their everything must be the Role model to imitate.
    I do not accept what the United Nations say. they just publish every thing what the western world says. I remember they were talking about Green Revolution and popularized Pesticides and Fertilizer.

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      JD “It looks Tamils are happy to read the article.”
      did you see happy Tamil face?

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    Dear Mr. Gajanayake

    It is in deed a pleasure to read your article that navigates us through the complex and realistic origins of the Sinhala race without bias or prejudice.
    Your analysis on population growth and fertility sheds light on the realities on ground in Sri Lanka for what it is. Quality and quantity are mutually exclusive.
    But what make me glad and pleased my heart is to see a Sri Lankan analyze, contemplate, deduce and present facts without getting emotionally entangled with such complex scenarios. It takes a lot for a person to shelf the false ego, beat the inferiority complexes aside and face the truth for what it is.
    Well done Sir. Wish there were more thinkers like you amongst us.
    Cheap talking lousy classless lying politicians will have to change profession if our country were to be blessed with more of your kind. Sri Lanka will actually progress.
    Keep up the good work.

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    ISIS chose Sri lanka is a lie. Muslims are poor ARab countries are busy only in Islamising the world. It is inthe public domain, that since 1940, the west wanted to use religion to counter the spread of the communist – philosophy. ISIS, Al Qaeda, and many other names organized and funded by the west. ISIS is going to remain in the world as insurgency creates in different pocket of the world. world is more complex than that.
    Zaharan always says, I think the govt knows, that foreign powers controlled him. They killed Al Bagdadi and his son, OSama bin Laden and now there is a hefty rewards even for OSama bin Laden’s head. We can not say, that Zaharan and is a leader when destroyed his every thing, he was just following or listening to some body. He must have taken the terrorist model from ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria)

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    Your argument that only 2.1 births are enough to survive a certain ethnic group is a LIE. I think it is 2.6. Just consider when the birth rate of 2.1 is considered only when 10 families are taken there would be a increase in population. Include dieing young, terrorism, committing suicides etc., then how come the 2.1 makes a population exists. Only if it is 2.6 then it exists considering the decrease because of other factors.
    West has a problem because modern technology and all want to have so many boy friends but not marriages or children so the population is dwindling. That is why they need migration from other countries.

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    The world and especially, Sri Lanka is overpopulated. People should be encouraged to control population, not fear extinction. The no. 1 problem and root cause of all other problems such as hunger and environment is over population. Eventually, we all will become extinct because of over population, not because of population decline. The optimal world population is thought to be 2 billion. The current population is over 7 billion. In 2050, the population would reach 10 billion, the maximum the world can sustain.

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      Absolutely. When people ask me to have more kids (I have 2 now) I put this same fact forward. The world is over populated and cannot sustain already. It is becoming all the more difficult to feed the population and in turn put all sorts of chemicals to grow and what not..in the process killing the humans using all forms of ways..cancers, liver/kidney issues etc…Instead of asking people to reproduce, I think it is more sensible to control the birth rates.

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    Racism is rampant in this country Sri Lanka. It never used to be this way until Rajapakse politics took hold to win elections by any means, and now the minorities get screwed every time elections is on us. So much that the Muslim community are being rattled and blackmailed into submission by competing forces, threatening to crush them, unless they voted them into power, after which they will receive safety and protection from those intent on harming them. Wimal’s Nugegoda speech on eradication of Wahabism, just clearly said as much. But no one upto now would call him out to say it is unethical and immoral to make such threatening speech, spoken with intent to put fear into the hearts and minds of Muslim minority community, and then come out canvassing their votes in exchange for providing peace, safety and protection..In short, create they create the problems and then claim to be the only ones who can solve it. For how much longer should the minorities put up with these fears.

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      Marwan you are only concerned about racism against Muslims by Sinhalese, but you are deliberately blind about racism against Tamils by Muslims. Recently that joker Harris said that Tamils have no antiquity in Kalmunai. Muslims went to east as refugees 400 years ago and were accommodated among Tamils. So Tamils were living in east before the arrival of Muslims. If you take the first census conducted in 1881, you will find that Kalmunai was a 100% Tamil town.Is this not a racist statement worse than those uttered by Weerawansa. Muslim claim to ownership of eastern province is the worst racism in Sri Lanka. When Rajapakse regime funded and promoted Islamic extremism against Tamils in east, you looked the other way, but when the same regime funded and promoted Sinhala extremism against Muslims, you are finding fault with. Put your house in order first before pointing your finger at others. For your information worst racists in the world are Muslim countries.

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        Today Muslims are a majority in the East, and therefore what the population distribution was in 1881 becomes irrelevant.What happened to time before that? The same can be said of those first settlers who came into this country from time to time starting from Prince Vijaya. As usual, you are still living and day dreaming of a long forgotten era, living in the past. Get real man and a firm grip on reality. Feel the pulse of the people and accept your fate in present day circumstances. When there is a Muslim majority population, they will never want to have a Tamil (Hindhu or Catholic) Governor to rule over them, since they are both incompatible in many respects. The only common thread is language, other than that everything else is poles apart. This is not being a racist, but claiming if not fighting for our rights. If we were to stay dumb and blind and push-overs to the machinations of land grabbers having greedy motives, we would have been run-over many times by now. Religious practices and places of worship (Masjids), are always near and dear to the heart of every Muslim, along with business and family. If it comes to letting go of those identities to its obliteration,, will become sacrilege and holy war becomes incumbent on every affected individual. That is why an elected official will be there to represent the community to protect those inalienable rights. Not based on your whims and fancies of a contiguous block covering North and East
        like shown on LTTE flag, Also if you must know, a little bit of geography and general knowledge would do you some good, before you accuse Muslims of being racists. As a general rule, Muslim majority countries (last count, approx. 63),

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          Idiotic person Muslims are not the majority in the east . Tamils are still the largest community in the east and then the Muslims . Muslims are not the majority in any district in the east. The Tamil are in a majority in the largest and most important district in the east Batticaloa the eastern heartland. 72% . Tamils populate the eastern coastal areas in Trincomalee and are the majority within the Trincomalee town area and surrounding areas. The interior of the Trincomallee district bordering Anuradhapura and Polonarruwa is Sinhalese. Tamils were the largest community in the Trincomalee district too until thousands of them were killed and ethnically cleansed from this district and had to flee to other districts or to India. Many of the Sri Lankan Tamil refugees in India originate from this district. If they return you will loose your majority and the Tamil percentage will increase in the eastern province. This is the reason the Muslims and the Sinhalese are not keen on the Tamil refugees to return from India but to remain there and get Indian citizenship. You may now be the largest communities in Trincomalee and Amparai but you live in heavily populated enclaves that are surrounded by native Tamil Hindu villages and cannot expand. This is why you are trying to steal Tamil lands.

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            In UK the Welsh are far less than the immigrants but Wales is theirs as it is their land , similarly you have no claim on the east. No history nothing came as refugees and only huge majority in over populated enclaves but most of the land belongs to Tamils who are the owners of the east. Only powerful there thanks to the illegal Sinhalese settlers , who are still using to marginalise the Tamils . Dream on Islamic Wahhabi extremist. You will never get the east from us It is our land and even the Sinhalese will not allow you to get the east. I will rather have east as Sinhalese than give it to you fake Arab largely low caste South Indian Dravidian origin converted backstabbers.

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          Marwan the Islamic bigoted racist, don’t be sure that Muslim majority in the east will last long. This is what Rohingyas told Myanmar authorities, and look where are they now. Muslims have become the majority by murder and ethnic cleansing of Tamils and uncontrolled population explosion. Very soon this will be corrected and Sinhalese will become the majority. Now Tamils are united with Sinhalese to get rid of this Islamic menace from east and are being led by Buddhist priests to achieve it. Either you stop your nonsense about claims to east or face the music.

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      At last Musulims here have exposed their fake patriotism on 21st April,now shed crocodile tears.

      Musulim are the worst racists here
      Forgetting that they are all converted Tamil Hindus,.

      Security forces must watch this Kalmunai joker who talk too much nowadays without realizing that there were no musulims in North-East before the arrival of Portuguese.

      Racist Ashraf who learned the alphabetic of politics from Federal party is the only Muslims in the world who went to Paradise on helicopter with Bodyguards .

      Cheers

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        Even now they are the biggest liars . back stabbers and opportunists and still want to run behind the Sinhalese, even if the Sinhalese kick them and commit atrocities on them , as they think they still can obtain benefits from the Sinhalese by backstabbing the Tamils. This is why they still deny their largely low caste converted Tamil Hindu origin from South India and keep on claiming all sorts of imagined origins especially Arab thinking that the Arabs will embrace them as their long lost brothers and provide them with lots of support , economic and political , that will make them powerful here. The Arabs will do no such thing but are only using them for their own extremist Wahhabi/Salafist agenda. They treat them like dirt , when they go to work in the Gulf and have openly stated Sri Lankan Muslims are not of Arab descent but South Asian converts to Islam, meaning Tamil HIndu converts to Islam. Yet these shameless creatures keep on insisting that they are of Arab and other western Asian descent , even Sinhalese descent but not their actual Tamil origin, as these shameless ungrateful creatures want crumbs from the Arab and Sinhalese or any other table. Proving their lowly origin.

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          They hate Tamils so much and even deny that they are Tamils, despite getting all the benefits from the Tamils , refuge along the former north west Tamil coast , that was part of Jaffna kingdom when they were kicked out South India and then along the Tamil east fleeing Portuguese and then Sinhalese persecution. However they still want everything from the Tamils their lands , especially the east where these creatures only arrived a few centuries ago as refugees and have no historical claim . 72% of them live amongst the Sinhalese but notice they will never claim for any Islamic homelands in the Muslim majority areas down south , as they are afraid but claim all these only in the Tamil areas , despite sharing a common language origin and culture , all in the name of Islam and a fake Arab origin , as they feel the Tamil are weak powerless and they can get away with this outrageous claim with Sinhalese help and Gulf Arab funds. These creatures can never be trusted. They are a curse on us. Tamils have no claim on the east but only these fake Arab low caste converted South Indian origin refugees who only arrived in the east a few centuries ago. Everything about the east is Tamil Hindu or at times Tamil Buddhist . Even now 90% of the place names in the east are in pure Tamil , proving the ancient historical antiquity of the Tamils in the east.

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            King Senarath never settled them in Sinhalese lands , as the Sinhalese never wanted them but had to beg the Tamil Vannimai chiefs in the east to settle them in their lands and these ungrateful creatures and the Sinhalese racists conveniently forget this and the fact that King Senarath’s sons were married to the Jaffna king’ s daughters. Now the descendants of refugees are telling the descendants of the people who gave them refuge , that they have no right to their land and it is theirs. No wonder many western nations do not want Muslim refugees, as this is what they do , come begging for refuge and then breed like rats not assimilate and later claim the land as theirs .

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    in this age of modern world..why not let a lion have sex with a woman ….may be a woman toiling in the galores for some crime …..lets see wht the out come is

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    Nathan
    Sampanthan says Tamil nation in Sri Lanka should be identified as a ‘distinct ethnic entity’ (his words).

    Soma

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    the vijaya story is a legend not a historical fact
    the yakshas and nagas were non human beings
    like most other countries sril anka has its myths and legends and these should not be taken as historical facts

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    Soma, Sampanthan is a politician so I cannot answer his views. But one fact is certain that Lanka is a land of Veddas and Indian Dravidian stock. Nagas, Yakkas are Lankans and dravidians. Where was buddha or Buddhsim before 500 BCE? When did sinhala come from? The sinhala race is a fantasy and an illusion borne out of imagination and manipulation. Lankans are all a mixed stuff with extensive influence from the nearby Indian subcontinent. religion, language, culture, traditions all are indians. Where did the buddhist architecture come from? Was it Lankan native origin? Where did dagoba come from? Where did Pali come from. When buddhism started to wane in india and Lanka with the revival of Hinduism, Buddhism vanished except the southern part of Lanka. In the north and east Hindu Dravidians remained as what they were. Have no doubt about that. By this acceptance the Tamils are gracious enough to agree to compromise, and go to the extent of accepting that South is the land for mainly Sinhala Buddhists. Yet all know that Sinhala and buddhism have nothing to do with the natives of Lanka (Naga, Yakka and Vedda) and both were imported from Indian main land. Yet let us give the credit for majority number and hence the south for sinhalas and N&E for Tamils. What one cannot deny is the fact no Tamils ever disputed this arrangement until after Suddhas left and the paranoid, insecure, sinhalas started to turn, twist and manipulate the history and grabbed everything from others through majority number and thus came the dispute. Had Banda and his foolish cohorts had the guts and wisdom to understand this and gone for regional autonomy things would have been different today. Even now Sinhalas have not understood their predicament all because of their ignorance. The world has changed and one cannot easily bulldoze things as they please.

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    Lanka Perera, your response to Marvan is 100% accurate. He talks of racism while hiding the inherent Muslims racism in many parts of SL. High time Marvan reads the past events before talking of racism. That guy is Kalmuna had the audacity to say that Tamils have nothing to do with Kalmunai. He must be stoned to death as what the learned mahanayaka said. During 83 riots most of the benificiaries were Muslims. They bought things from both tamils and sinhalese. Muslims in Lanka have a very strong racist agenda and a plan for expansionism. No muslim can deny that. To make matters worse they have now resorting to islamic extremism.

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    A good article . Actually other than the Vedda 99% of the rest of the population are of predominant South Indian origin , this includes the Sinhalese the Tamils and the Muslims . DNA also proves this. There is very little Arab amongst the Muslims and the Sinhalese are largely of Tamil descent, indigenous Dravidian Yakka and some Naga or of Indian Tamil descent, invader or immigrant , from ancient/medieval to recent. This Sinhalisation process of Indian Tamil immigrants is still taking place. EG; Colombo Chetties and the western coast Bharatha ( Paravan) . There is very little Indo Aryan amongst the Bengali, they may speak and Indo Aryan language but they are largely of Dravidian, Dravidian/Mongol or Dravidian/Australoid descent. Now there is a bit of Arab/Turk/ Central Asian and Afghan blood found amongst some Bengali Muslims. The native language of the island was Elu which is simple semi Tamil Dravidian language that was the mother tongue of the local Naga and Yakka but the Naga were more the elite and had adopted proper Tamil as their mother tongue 3000 years ago. The Sri Lankan Tamils are largely descended from them , as the Naga hardly converted to Buddhism or converted and reconverted back to Saivaism., so retained their ancient Tamil identity , like the Yakka population down south that converted to Buddhism and corrupted their Tamil or Elu with the Pali/Sanskrit /Prakrit of Buddhism , that gradually evolved as Sinhalese. Elu+ Prakrit = Hela or old Sinhalese that like Elu was very close to its Tamil mother in pronunciation that modern Sinhalese. The ancient semi Tamil Elu or Tamil speaking Naga and Yakka population were known as Eezava/Eelavar or Chingkalavar. As the island was known as Eezham/Eelam in ancient Tamil/Dravidian meaning the land of metal or toddy or Chingkalam meaning the red or copper coloured land in Tamil.

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      The ancient semi Tamil Elu or Tamil speaking Naga and Yakka population were known as Eezava/Eelavar or Chingkalavar. As the island was known as Eezham/Eelam in ancient Tamil/Dravidian meaning the land of metal or toddy or Chingkalam meaning the red or copper coloured land in Tamil. Later down south with the evolving of Sinhala and Prakritisation owing to Buddhism. Eelazham and Elu became Hela and Chingkallam became Sinhala( nothing to with lions this is a myth ) . Chingkallavar( the people ) became Sinhala and the newly evolving identity took this Prakritised version of the ancient Tamil name. The people who still retained the Tamil identity became Eelam Tamils and their land Tamil Eelam. Another ancient name for the island in Tamil was Cheran Theevu( that got corrupted to Serendib) This means the island of the Chera people . Chera was another name for the snake worshipping Naga. This is another reason ancient Kerala was called Chera Nadu, as it was populated with snake worshipping Naga tribes and also Eezhavas who migrated from the island. The so called Prince Vijaya and his 800 followers , would have hardly made any dent in the genetic make up of the island , as it would have been population by thousands of Tamil or semi Tamil Elu speaking Dravidian Naga or Yakka. As per history even they took Pandian Tamil females or local Yakka women as wives/partners. This means the so called non Tamil blood would have been severely diluted. Basically the Sinhalese are descended from indigenous or Indian Dravidian Tamils with a some NE Indian ancestry , that again is largely Dravidian.

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        There is very little Arab/Afghan or any other blood even Sinhalese amongst the Sri Lankan Muslims. Even the southern varieties , if they were descended from Arab men and Sinhalese women , they will be speaking Arabic or Sinhalese not a dialect of Indian Tamil Muslim and following Tamil customs and way of life even in towns and villages deep in the Sinhalese heartland. Even Arvi ( A form of Arabised Tamil written in the Arabic script called Arabic Tamil) originated in South India not here . Proving they their South Indian origin. Many of the traditional Muslim dances and singing that was practised even in the deep southern areas like Hambantota , are practised by the Tamil Muslims in South India. DNA also proves this. There is below average Arab DNA amongst the Sri Lankan Muslims and genetically they are the same as the Sinhalese and Tamils and the people of South India and this includes the South Indian Dravidian Muslims from who they are descended.

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          If any Arab/Afghan blood got mixed in their ancestry t happened in their original South Indian homeland and not here. Arabs hardly came here but came to the shores of then Tamil south India., then Tamil Kerala and Tamil Nadu. Even here they never arrived here in their thousands but a few hundred over a span of a few centuries and only a certain percentage of them took local low caste Tamil women as comfort women. Their actual wives were back in the Gulf. Arab explorers who came to the island in 1377 neve spoke of Arab or Muslim settlements in the south of the island. South Indian Tamil Dravidian Muslims arrived in the island later than this and where ever their large settlements down south had Tamil name like Peru Vallai ( the big bend) now Sinhalised to Beruwela. Not Arabic or Sinhalese names as they were not descended from Arabs or Sinhalese. A little bit of Arab , Sinhalese or any other ancestry amongst a few hundred families , does not make them Arab , Camel , Sinhalese , Afghan , Crab or lobster/Moor or whatever they or the Sinhalese now want to claim or call them so that they can deliberately divide and rule the Tamil people with fake histories and fake ancestries. All these myths and fake origins and ancestries for politics is only creating all these extremism and problems, as people have been brainwashed to believed in all these fake histories and ancestries and want to act on them

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            Siva Sankaran Sharma,
            DNA studies, depending on the sample used have shown some similarities but that does not conclude that Sinhalayo came from India. There is no place in India where one can find evidences to show that Sinhalayo lived in India. Archeological discoveries have shown that Sinhalayo evolved in this country and they developed Sinhala language. This is a bitter pill for ‘Para Demalu’ to swallow.
            Sinhalayo do not have to make fake history. Their history is very clear whereas Demalu who do not have a history in Sinhale because about 95% of them are descendants of slaves brought to this country by colonial parasites after 1505 from Malabar have to cook up all kinds of stories. You can fool the international community for some time, but not all the time.

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    By their own admission the Sinhalese owe their origin to Bestiality (Suppa and the Lion), Parricide (Sinhabahu killing the lion), Incest (Sinhabahu and Sinhaseevali) and Brigandry (Viyaja expelled for his dastardly behaviour. Can we expect anything better from them.

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      Sinopian, every nation has its myths and legends. Why are you foolishly taking them to be true? No Sinhalese believes that bestiality story.

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    Ganasara demands a Sinhala Buddhist Country, and promises one with the help of SLPP while addressing in Kinniya “hot springs ” conflict, created by non other than BBS/SLPP combo for election purposes. Rathna went further in a press meet by saying creating one race ??? with compulsory military training in schools and colleges. Analyze these while you analyze Sambandan.

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