3 October, 2022

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‘We Urge The Govt. To Grant The Council The Powers That Are Legitimately Ours’ – Northern Chief Wiggie

In a special message to the Sinhalese people, the Northern Province Chief Minister Elect C.V. Wigneswaran called on communities in the South to educate their political leadership about federalism and make them understand that it was not a euphemism for a separate state.

Wigneswaran

Addressing a press conference in Jaffna last afternoon, the newly elected Wigneswaran who received a historic 132,255 preferential votes and topped the TNA list in the Jaffna District, said that it was time for the Sinhalese and the Tamils to live together in peace. “We are citizens of the same country,” he said.

Wigneswaran said that the massive mandate the TNA had received in the Northern Province was a reason for the communities in the south to finally come to terms with the fact that the people of the North have an individuality of their own. He said it was up to the Government to respect the verdict of the Northern Tamils given in Saturday’s election. “We urge the Government to grant the council the powers that are legitimately ours in line with international covenants and agreements,” he told reporters.

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    Mr.CVV:

    You are boasting about the victory of the TNA during the recent elections. You talk about the mandate of the people, and that you deserve the right for the powers. You jokers are after power only. How do you propose to utilise the power. With Onion economy? Again you will run to Colombo, and then to either Tamil Nadu or UN, broadcasting that center is not providing NPC with adequate funds. It’s a joke MR CVV. You come from the Hyena clan known as the Ramanathan / Arunachalam crowd who advocated that lower caste people should be given equal rights, no education, and no voting rights. You guys relocated to Colombo, for your own self cantered motives. You were born in Colombo, educated in Colombo, had free education in Colombo and worked in Colombo. You were a judge and ended up as a Supreme Court judge. You may have passed sentences convicting criminals, and acquitting criminals and non-criminals on legal points which were within the SriLankan constitution. Now you have come out of the SriLankan constitution and demanding for absurd powers which are not worth. You want absolute power so that you can continue with your slavery practice and boost up the lower caste Vellalar only.

    When the Sinhalese people gave the mandate to the government, did you understand what they were telling? Do you understand about political community and democracy? TNA has become a joke Mr CVV. They still are contesting on ITAK. Why?

    You guys are driving back the Tamils to the 50s. You guys are a liability to the Tamils and NOT an asset. There is no peace until you old guys and illiterate youngsters get out of politics.

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      [Edited out], don’t bullshit…leave tamils alone let them rule themselves. don’t let Sinhala Buddhist ruin tamil lives….just learn from hard working tamils, how they achieved all over the world.

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        you who live in abroad want to conflict with sinhala and tamil. Then you can have good life in abroad if not you have to come back. I think you don’t know where North and East of Sri Lanka is? Many tamils live in Colombo and South of Sri Lanaka. Many tamils want to have a peaceful life they don’t want to conflict with others. so i ask you to let them have a peacful life

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        Had the lawyer-dominated TNA not turned up its nose at the Provincial Council system and the 13th amendment, and participated from the outset in elections in the East as they have now done in the north – the situation in the Eastern Province would have been far better..
        TNA should give up its grandstanding, learn lessons, eat humble pie for the mistakes it has made in its maximalist demands as evident in its earlier rejection of PC system, and rather work with it to push the envelop benefit the people it claims to represent.
        Development for the people which identifies peoples priorities is essential. TNA should get younger development experts and stop listening to the lawyers and focus now of peoples’s development priorities and needs in the north. A
        proper and integrated people-centered development plan and coordination and monitoring and evaluation mechanism and UNIT with the relevant development expertise is necessary for the TNA to work for the people and coordinate development aid that donors will offer.

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      loser loser loser

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        The northern PC can set and will set the example for clean, principled and ethical politics which do not exist in Sri Lanka at this time.
        Currently, Sri Lanka’s political culture is rotten to the core and lets hope and pray that WIgneswaan will have the courage to rise above the current awful political culture..
        In the end it will be SOME Tamil minority politicians who will save the Sinhalaya modayas from their putrid political leaders – from the corrupt and criminal Rajapassa brothers and sons to Ranil Wickramasinghe the corrupt dictator of the opposition, and the dead leftists, Hakeem, doddering Sampanthan and other third rate Tamil nationalist politicians – all unprincipled bastards..

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      Sandiliyan,
      I think you are unable to digest the unexpected victory of CVW. It is time to realize the suitability of Federalism in Sri Lanka. One cannot use the word mandate of the people for ever. Even Tamils from the North are segment of Sri Lankan people. Did you get the mandate from the Tamils. Why can’t the Sinhalese politicians experiment the Federal form of government. Everyone will be benefited. Even the Sinhalese who are a minority in Canada are benefited. Why are the Southern politicians reluctant to share the powers with the Tamils.
      I am afraid that the rigid or adamant attitude of the Sinhalese politicians will eventually end up in negotiating in giving up Kachchativu to India for annulling the Indo-Sri Lanka Peace Accord. If that is so, again the South will be at the mercy of North. This will be the beginning of the downfall of the present regime.

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      Sandilyan the Sinhalese!
      This is nothing but a howling of a frustrated Sinhala racist.I am a Sinhalese and I respect the verdict given by the Tamils at the elections in the Northern province.If the Sinhalese do not recognize the fact that Sri Lanka is a multi-lingual, multi-cultural and multi-religious country there will be no peace,nor harmony nor reconciliation nor real development.There were people like you in the ’50s and it is they who created Prabhakaran the fascist.
      If we cannot achieve real peace through reconciliation our island will drown in the sea of debt and disaster in our life time.

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      For fucks sake please keep your arrogance to yourself. There really is no issue withHon. justice Vigneswaran. Come on, we the majority led government prmoted, credentialled and accepted him as an authority on law to be a judge of the highest court in the country. It was good thrn but fiul now?! Please stop raising doubts anout your own integrity, credibility and sanity! I sm jealous to say the people of the North, whatever communities they may hail from are indeed more than lucky to have the most honourable man, a judge and a gentleman without a dot on his integrity or credibility yo be their CM. His credentials far supercede that of His Excellency (wirh due respects) and all his family on the political scene. None of them or their choice elects even come close! GL is a jackass we know it..other colonel types shallow bellowers and the military stooges no better and lack class and credential…

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        Congratulations Honorable Sir, You are the highest educated, most articulate, right thinking and patriotic person to ever hold a leadership post in this country.(I say “patriotic” since you stand for a united Sri Lanka whereas all those false Sinhalese patriots only encourage communal disunity).
        The Tamils are lucky to have you. The only problem is that you will have to deal with a half educated, vicious and revengeful President to get most of the benefits that your community yearns for. MARA will make it absolutely difficult for you… (mark my words). You will have to learn to be patient and in the process control the impatience of your people as they would expect results in the shortest possible time. Your path will be strewn with thorns and pot holes. We hope that your years of experience as a judge will stand in good stead to deal with the current regime.

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      Sandilyan:

      You don’t have to get worked up so much. There is not enough money even for the South. You don’t have to worry about the Tamils or the North. They are a very vibrant people and once the 13A is fully implemented, there would be more than enough funds pouring in to develop the Northern province.

      And stop this castigation of the caste issues. Just read the mainstream newspapers on adverts for brides and grooms and you would realise that it is as much alive in the south as it is in the north. Education and opportunities over time would put these issues behind. We are no more living in the 30s, 40s, 50, 60s, 70s,etc. Things have changed and will continue to change. So, get your ostrich head out and breathe in some fresh air so that your clouded mind would start thinking rationally.

      I am sorry to have been forced to use the word “stupid” on you. What do you mean by “coming out of the SL constitution”? The 13A is part of the SL constitution. The president is on record telling the whole world that he will go beyond the 13A with 13A plus. So, what are you babbling about?

      A remarkable feature of the recent Northern election is that many youths voted with interest. Surely you are not that stupid that they knew whom they voted for. What have you got to say for that?

      “You jokers are after power only. How do you propose to utilise the power.”

      So, what you are saying is that if the majority express their wish and elect MR, the majority of them are jokers and MR is after power only. If that is not bad enough, you have in your midst a goon who is not even elected but pronouncing statements and behaving as if he rules SL. Can you figure who this guy is?

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    Mr.CVV:

    You are boasting about the victory of the TNA during the recent elections. You talk about the mandate of the people, and that you deserve the right for the powers. You jokers are after power only. How do you propose to utilise the power. With Onion economy? Again you will run to Colombo, and then to either Tamil Nadu or UN, broadcasting that center is not providing NPC with adequate funds. It’s a joke MR CVV. You come from the Hyena clan known as the Ramanathan / Arunachalam crowd who advocated that lower caste people should not be given equal rights, no education, and no voting rights. You guys relocated to Colombo, for your own self cantered motives. You were born in Colombo, educated in Colombo, had free education in Colombo and worked in Colombo. You were a judge and ended up as a Supreme Court judge. You may have passed sentences convicting criminals, and acquitting criminals and non-criminals on legal points which were within the SriLankan constitution. Now you have come out of the SriLankan constitution and demanding for absurd powers which are not worth. You want absolute power so that you can continue with your slavery practice and boost up the lower caste Vellalar only.

    When the Sinhalese people gave the mandate to the government, did you understand what they were telling? Do you understand about political community and democracy? TNA has become a joke Mr CVV. They still are contesting on ITAK. Why?

    You guys are driving back the Tamils to the 50s. You guys are a liability to the Tamils and NOT an asset. There is no peace until you old guys and illiterate youngsters get out of politics.

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      Sandilyan

      “There is no peace until you old guys and illiterate youngsters get out of politics”

      Good point.

      However, the young thambies of the 70s and 80s said the same and ended up in Mullivaaikkal.

      Are you planning for another Mullivaaikkal?

      What is the point you want to make here if there is one?

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      Sandilyan

      sinhalese people gave the mandate to the government, did you understand what they were telling?
      My understanding of the sinhalese people’s mandate is that they are against separatism and division of the country based on ethnic basis. However inspite if good intentions of all srilankans, our leaders have been dictators with myopic insights. Therefore tamils in jaffna rejected the development for dignity of self rule.Unfortunately hyena clan is perfectly right in predicting that if one gives franchise to the common people soon, the country will be full of mervin, duminda boru bandula, rapist devs etc as country’ s leaders.

      Do you understand about political community and democracy?
      I am sorry I can’t understand your verbal diarroea.

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        Ken Robert
        “Do you understand about political community and democracy?”
        We all think we know what democracy is. Is it not democracy when a people almost unanimously decide to be free and get back their land that they lost to colonial rulers?

        The GoSL tries to persuade the world that they are a democratically elected government, but the Parliament of Sri Lanka has and will always have a permanent Sinhalese majority. If the island had been a homogeneous country, a party in power at one time could be voted out, and be in the opposition and vice versa. In a heterogeneous country such as Sri Lanka, Sinhalese representatives are elected democratically by the Sinhalese Nation (people) and, similarly, the Tamil representatives are elected democratically by the Tamil Nation (people). Because of the population of the two communities, there can never be a Tamil president, prime minister or commander of the military.

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          “Because of the population of the two communities, there can never be a Tamil president, prime minister or commander of the military.”

          Not so fast Anpu , what made you such a hasty conclusion ! Laxman K had been nominated for the premiership before MR grabbed that opportunity. CW is not a racist and he is more than qualified to be PM or even the president. if the opposition comes up with the right combination (Ven sobitha thera , Gen SF, CJ Shirani B , karu J , CBK et al ) any thing is possible.

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            “Laxman K had been “nominated” for the premiership before MR grabbed that opportunity”.
            Decidedly undecided! Seeing is 50%,how sublime?

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      get lost diaspora monkey!

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      Sandiliyan,
      First ask the Southerners to experiment Federalism. Then you will witness that there will be no room for malignant economic policy. We will show you how to exploit the natural resources that are available in the country.

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    people’s judgment is final and that’s it…..

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    I doubt sinhalese brethren fathom the thought that tamils seek autonomy with in a united country. I believe the gut reaction of average sinhalese is any autonomy has a terrorist ideology. This perhaps permeates every strata of sinhala society which I think related to mahavamsa teaching which understandably identifies as tamils/others as outsiders and treats them as their mortal enemies.

    On the contrary, I believe sinhalese, tamils muslims and others are all came from the same genetics perhaps linguistic family.
    Theravada buddhism and its monks and their doctrine based on mahavamsa is outdated and did more harm to our motherland than the civil/terrorist war just ended.

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      Go to hell man if you don’t know Buddhism. Problem is not with the Thearavada Buddhism but how its used by certain people including some saffron robed. Accept these things can happen in any religion. What do you say about these.

      http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/22/world/asia/pakistan-attack/index.html?fb_action_ids=10153244041465212&fb_action_types=og.recommends&fb_source=other_multiline&action_object_map={%2210153244041465212%22%3A1417448938477893}&action_type_map={%2210153244041465212%22%3A%22og.recommends%22}&action_ref_map=[]

      http://frontpagemag.com/2013/dgreenfield/french-man-attacked-by-muslims-for-eating-ham-sandwich/?fb_action_ids=10153244019240212&fb_action_types=og.likes&fb_ref=.Uj-WRx5XuJw.like&fb_source=other_multiline&action_object_map={%2210153244019240212%22%3A266686340137056}&action_type_map={%2210153244019240212%22%3A%22og.likes%22}&action_ref_map={%2210153244019240212%22%3A%22.Uj-WRx5XuJw.like%22}

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        Mahesh:

        So, the Enlightened One or Buddhism taught you to tell others to go to hell?

        Extremism is prevalent in ALL religions. The Hindus went on a rampage in flattening the Babri Mosque, the Muslims in Pakistan just blew up Christians who came out of the church, the Buddhist monks of Sri Lanka and Myanmar (though not all of them) have resorted to violent methods to get their views across. In all these, there is one distinct feature. Among the religions, it was the Buddha of Buddhism who preached non-violence and it has been this that had always attracted me to that religion but the way some of the monks expressing so much of violence, it certainly has made me think that the Enlightened One failed in his consummate wisdom in distancing the religion from religious deviants. That applies to all religions. For all intents and purpose, SL, having embraced Buddhism and the EO ought to have a lot of compassion and understanding. Look at how Gotabaya behaves, isn’t he a disgrace to that religion?

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          It is well established fact that in any place, violence towards others using religious ideologies have only hidden selfish economic gains. The day, the common people who fall prey to this plot when understand this fact, this world will be free from all religious violence. That will be the day, both true religious teachings will prevail with true political ideologies.

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            I beg to differ. It is the day that this world gives up on ALL religions that there would be no RELIGIOUS wars but that would not stop man from going for each others throats.

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              Jansee,

              I find your wish is the other side of the same coin that I think of.

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          My appologies for the words “go to hell”

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            Mahesh

            “My appologies for the words “go to hell””

            Do you want it exclusively to yourself?

            What a selfish fellow you are.

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    Mr. Wigneswaran:

    How did you decide what this Tamil – Legitimacy is ?

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      Jim softly:

      This was decided in the 1980s. If you have been sleeping, should that be our problem?

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    Sandilyan speaks for himself. He has nothing to do with the Tamil Nation.

    Justice CVW’s statement here is representative of the quality and wisdom that one can expect from him. His path will not be smooth with a Centre that will not be free of prejudice – influenced by extremists within. He and his colleagues in the TNA in the NPC will not fail
    the Tamil Nation that closed ranks to give CVW and friends an unprecedented victory.

    “It is time for the Sinhalese and the Tamils to live together in peace. We are citizens of the same country” are the considered thoughts of a man of peace, of deep intellect offering to move towards reconciliation after six decades of blood-letting. Let’s give peace a chance.

    Some might even wonder if this is the divine intervention they have been waiting for.

    Senguttuvan

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      Wiggie’s words are indeed divine.

      As a Sinhalese, a buddhist by birth, a citizen of SL from the south, above all as a patriot of Sri Lanka, I am willing to support Wiggie.

      All of us have a duty to educate racist idiots in the south and in the north about what we can achieve together in peace.

      May Sri Lanka move on to a better palce.

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        All success to you Ben Hurling. Your main challenge will be the
        activist Buddhist priests and their mentors. If the Sinhala South can convince them to keep off from the snake-pit of politics, enter the path of moderation and reconciliation – and gradual return to the calm of the Dagoba to learn and teach – you would have done your country much good.

        Varathan

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        “As a Sinhalese, a Buddhist by birth, a citizen of S.L. from the south, above all as a patriot of Sri Lanka,”

        Religion and Patriotism are emotions and incubators of wars.
        At best keep it personal for the good of all and the island.

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    Wo! sandiliyan.you are so mad that you hit the send button twice and we have a repeat of your venomous script.Anger mangement course will greatly calm and bring peace to your soul.

    The results have annoyed you,too bad,nothing can be done.Your piece will not make a dent in the victory that the Tamils enjoy today.Make room for the elected people.Let them do their job.

    You dare to ask the Tamil old guys and the young to get out of politics.I get it.You are perhaps one of those digrunteled UPFA supporter or an army guy perhaps.You seem to be scared of the older intelligent guys and the upcoming intelligent young students.
    Oh boy! I stand with the middle age group – you mean you want to be left with people like me? Its OK try to send more.We can fix that.

    You hit the keys till your fingers ache,TNA will go on regardless and the Tamils will be happy they voted and no one will care for your ‘caste drum’ and life will go on.
    Good try.

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      I pity your vision weakness and short of intelligence. It’s disgusting to read reply comments made by some people. They behave like jungle folks. Why is that? Anger? Or Illiteracy, cannot write English?
      One thing people do not realise is that after 30 years of suffering and elimination of LTTE, HEMR has moved forward to conduct the NPC election and now Tamils are going to run a PC. Therefore the victory is to HEMR and not the Tamils. Now the fun begins. Let’s see how the Tamil folks behave in the NPC council. They had a struggle in nominating the CM candidate, now we can see the fun for the other positions. The people will see what they are up to. Ie Do something for the province or fight for separatism.

      Whatever it is: We Tamils are a bunch of ungrateful racists. With all the development and the rehabilitation done by HEMR, look what we are doing and propagating. Control your anger, and free yourself from separatism.

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        Sandilyan:

        ” HEMR has moved forward to conduct the NPC election and now Tamils are going to run a PC”

        Don’t be a pathetic liar. MR conducted the elections immediately after the LTTE were defeated there and he promised the same for the Northern PC but packed one lie after the other to stall the conduct of elections. He was forced by the IC, particularly India, and also by the CHOGM event. When he had no choice, he initiated dubious acts to dilute the 13A, although he had promised the 13A plus. With India breathing heavily on him, he stepped back. So, don’t bluff us about your HEMR. During the campaign period, he pulled out all kind of stunts to thwart the massive victory by the TNA but he only ended up bruised and scarred for failing to feel the pulse of the Tamils, so much so that his own pal Douglas Devananda lost even his fortress, the Kayts.

        Your attitude is nothing more than spitting on your own face, nothing more than cutting off your nose to spite your face. The CM elect was a former Supreme Court judge. Whom do you have – Mervyn Silvas, Gotabayas who disgracefully spews foul language??

        If grabbing lands and dumping the idps in the middle of nowhere is your idea of development and rehabilitation, then you are certainly doing the job of Mahinda and Basil excellently. You are a fool as they are – instead of winning the hearts and minds of a battered and bruised people, they were treated like criminals shut away in concentration camps. Your HEMR had four years to do this but he believed propaganda and rhetoric speeches along the lines you advocate would win the Tamils. How sorely wrong was he. By the way did you receive a laptop from him? Better hurry, as his vault is fast depleting.

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          Hey you fool

          CVV never saw Jaffna in his life. He came forward to contest because of power. Tamils are a bunch of ungrateful racists. Idiots like you imagine lots of things. May be in a year or two you, the same fools may talk differently. Fools like you do not know the history of Tamils. How they misappropriated lands and money.

          My comment was to CVV. It is stupid of you and other fools to launch derogating remarks against me. If fools like you were reformed and cultured, you must comment on CVV, not launch attacks on personnel. This is where Tamil idiots lag in courtesy and mannerism and civilization. Limit your comments to CVV and not others. After all Tamils like you worship half animals, lingam and yoni. What can we expect?

          I can see all are coming with fictitious names and showing the rowdy habits of the Tamils. If at all a comment, I expect a comment from CVV and not from peasants like you.

          Some of you who made comments do not know what affection, kindness is, do you fools?

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            “CVV never saw Jaffna in his life. He came forward to contest because of power. Tamils are a bunch of ungrateful racists…After all Tamils like you worship half animals, lingam and yoni. What can we expect?Some of you who made comments do not know what affection, kindness is, do you fools?”
            Class and cast are common denominators and has nothing to do with one culture alone. Even if Bill Gates wants to be an English prince he cannot be. Premadasa once said “did you know which place and which family you would be born? Neither did I, and he rose to dizzy heights and also Dr Ambedkar the father of India’s constitution.Dr Mathir was from Kerala,then most European leaders were from another place.
            What is important here is to be or not to be.
            We are in a global village and what is 260 miles Colombo- Jaffna. It’s just that you have exhibited yourself as the classic internet pook that folk pecked you; sad soul.
            You want an experienced judge to answer you? Great expectations, take a book and read, enjoy.

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            Sandilyan:

            You don’t have to get frustrated just because you are being shot on all sides. Again, if you think none us should comment over what you write, then you should have shot off a private letter to CV, instead of displaying your outpouring emotions. In a public forum, what is good for geese, is also good for gander.

            If you are foolish about one thing, it is about “time”. “Time” is not a stagnant commodity and haven’t you heard of “time and tide waits for no man”? If things change tomorrow, or the year after, so what? The notion in SL should be “take one day at a time”.

            Surely you have displayed yourself as a “reformed and cultured” person with your tantrums and outbursts. Unfortunately, no one is giving you a certificate for your credentials. Don’t worry, despite your vehement protest, we still have lots and lots of kindness and affection for you. After all, we all belong to the same human race, don’t we? BBS, JHU and its monks have taught us a great deal of humanitarian love and wisdom.

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      This website is doing a great service as a psychiatrist couch to people like M Sivanathan who once used the initial R, another who has shortened his name to Naga then this person who uses this false name Sandilyan to unburden themselves from real and perceived wrongs from their kith, kin and community as well expecting some favors’ from the ruling hierarchy. I know them personally and do empathize with their plight to some extent.

      We are all mad, bad and ugly to some extent at times but most if not all politicians need to be more than mad, bad and ugly to a much greater extent than the average citizen and/or subject. In most other cases we and/or they are not really that mad or bad but with malformed robots of nature with poorly developed brains that may have been affected by the poor nutrition of our grandparents as the recent study discipline of epigenetic reveals.

      We are all not born equal as we mythologize, though our needs and wants may be often similar and/or the same, yet even there we the people differ due to their genetics, epigenetic, mental developmental constraints, stagnations and retardations due to the bio-socio-cultural milieu and other mematic factors.

      Hence we have got to tolerate and put up with all sorts’ natural robotic creatures. Some who cannot cope with prefer to commit suicide consciously or otherwise as in adventurism, joining the military, personal or vehicle accidents or taking part as activists’ in protests to be free of the sometimes intolerable burden of life and living sometimes aided and abetted and at other times frustrated by our socio-economic standings in life.

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    North need a doctor who speaks in Tamil and understand their sicknesses and live together with others with the same prescriptions?
    There are two nations and one Religion in this oblique World.Man & Woman and Humanity!

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    Hi Mr.V,
    You have a major task ahead. Both regions, the north and the south, have moderates who are desperate to see a positive, realistic, and durable outcome and while there is a fanatical minority from both North and South who wish to see destruction no matter what. Tragically, those destructive minorities have been aggressive, virtually active and well organised than the peace loving majorities. As a result, the said majority remains helpless spectators of a drama that they do not wish to see.
    The need of the hour is to strengthen objective judgement and not let those elements destroy the dream of a nation, a dream that we missed many times in the history, a dream that turned a nightmare not so long ago.
    Thus, as much as you lead that sane well objectived realistic Northerners, reach out to the Southerners to explain your true intentions for ONE SRI LANKANISM. It needs patience, hard work and objectivity. But, if you let your vision drift down the extreme path which those racist fanatics scream about its history repeating itself.
    Tamils need Sinhalese (not Tamilnadu that always play worst domestic politics for cheap gains) and Sinhalese need Tamils if furtuer Sri Lanka is to be different from what we went through , and learn from what we missed over the last several decades.
    Last, there is very little time to act. Now that political bickering and elections are over, let’s not play politics for domestic audiences which is usually attractive and easy. Niether path is easy nor it ensures destiny. Patience, understanding, clarity in visison and the ability to communicate with all concened hold the key. True leadership is that you guide, not being led. Good Luck

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      jith:

      I quite with most of what you write.

      You write that Tamils need Sinhalese, and it is true, but when it mattered most, when they came out of a bruised and battered war, then were shut away in concentration camps and treated like criminals, the old and the children alike. The majority Sinhalese still supported MR to the hilt. If not for the “noise” from Tamilnadu and the IC, nothing much for the better would have happened, including the recent election. The Tamils have long given up on the majority Sinhalese and this is not a verdict on ALL Sinhalese but looking at the ground situation, the Tamils have to look for the needed support from Tamilnadu, the diaspora and the IC. SL internationalised the Tamils issue and who should be blamed for this?

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    Southern politicians know that the newly elected council will function without favouritism and that there will no corruption.There will be just governance with law and order.
    There will be discipline.
    Hence the tamils will uplift themselves far beyond what the corrupt self serving southern polity have so far achieved.
    eg. Rs 40 billion loss by an airline headed by a Rajapakse relative with OLevel qualification – the former efficient Peter Hill was got rid of because he favoured the good name of the airline above all else.
    This is their great worry.

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      justice,
      With all the corruption we’re better than the Toilet Nadu. Haven’t we seen how Karuna managed his corrupt free administration and Jaya providing toilets for her people even this day who use roadside culverts as toilets.

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        do you want a kickback from me about your maids in middle east buddy? For your astonishment, the toilet nadu never sends its people to clean the toilets of arab countries and salivate the $$$$s even knowing that they are destroyed there.

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          I condemn the comment of “I am no muslim”. But, do you know not only Sinhalese and Muslim but also Tamils are also working in middle east as housemaids. Also they clean toilets in Esrtern countries. Don’t throw stones to others when you are in a glass house. Try to think bit professional way that it is kind of a job as in countries like Aus. One major reason that we can’t develop our country is that we don’t respect some jobs and we respect only white collor jobs. Poor mentality.

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            Mahesh,

            Excuse me, are you serious in claims that Tamils now work as housemaids? Anyway my intention was to give a kick to few demons degrading a advancing state like TN calling it as toilet nadu.

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          Well said mani
          That is what one’s attitude is all about.

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          He he. but Toilatnadu once sent people to clean toilets in SL….lol just kidding

          By the way, now they are coming to harvest…what a great development.

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        Hay mind your language and respect the others. Don’t throw stones when you are in a glass house.

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    Chief Minister Wigneswaran is going to show rest of Sri Lanka how to lead a government. He is going to set a standard, even the President will find difficult to attain. The changes are coming to Sri Lankan political scene. The wind is blowing from the North and very soon it will hit the south. 13th amendment is the law of the country, just because the Southern provincial councils are not interested in taking over the powers vested in the PCs by the amendment due to their own lack of understanding and inability to stand before the ruling regime, it does not mean the Northern PC has to follow the south. Northern PC is going to lead the way, to show the way. Usually sun rises in the East but today it has risen from the North, change is coming to a united Sri Lanka. A true Dharmishta samajayak udavenawa.

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    Chief Minister Justice Wigneswaran, here is a suggestion for you. You have bonus seats now, you must appoint a Sinhalese to one of these seats and show the regime you or your party is not a racist. This is something you should do to correct an error done by LTTE chasing away all the Sinhalese who lived in Jaffna. Show the rest of SRi Lanka and rest of the world that Tamils are not racists.

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    If Wigneswaran play fool it is the Sinhala – Buddhists and Tamil Hindus who will lose.

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      Jim softy

      “If Wigneswaran play fool it is the Sinhala – Buddhists and Tamil Hindus who will lose.”

      So you want only the Tamils to lose.

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    President Rajapaksa has extended the hand of friendship to TNA led by Wigneswaran, to work together to complete the development of the North. Wigneswaran should accept this offer and accept the fact that the Northern Provincial Council will receive all the powers given to the Provincial Councils in the other eight Councils.

    EPDP received the due reward for their thuggery. The thuggery of EPDP cannot be replaced by the thuggery of TNA! or the exploitation of the lower caste people or Muslims & Sinhalese,by the high caste Tamils.

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      Truth:

      “President Rajapaksa has extended the hand of friendship to TNA led by Wigneswaran, to work together to complete the development of the North. Wigneswaran should accept this offer and accept the fact that the Northern Provincial Council will receive all the powers given to the Provincial Councils in the other eight Councils.”

      When did MR extend his hand of friendship? If at all, he has been always undermining the TNA. Unlike in the East, he stalled the elections in the North giving various dubious reasons. He promised 13A PLUS but after announcing the elections, he started his tricks to undermine the 13A itself. Then during the election campaign, he carried out various stunts to undermine the TNA leadership. Compare this recalcitrant attitude with that of Wigneswaran and R Sampanthan – they actually did what you claimed MR did but is a big lie. We all hopes on CW and RS but cannot tell the same for MR.

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    You are a real Ambassador for Peace. Heaven will grant you strength and power if you want to make peace in the Nation. May the President understand what the goal of Ambassador for Peace is and truly support this great man.

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    Spot on Justice.
    That is the fear the southerners have.They can’t do a thing because they go back and forth still voting for the guy to get the crumbs that easily falls from his borrowed table and yet they grumble and show their disatisfaction.Thats all.
    No GUTS to stand up and fight for their rights.

    Do the southerners have rights that are being crushed and pounded on?
    We know they do.

    Ex- The former IGP,who took the beating,kicks and punches fro none other than the great Mahinda himself.
    No one came to his defense neither did he –whimper.
    Sorry state of affairs.

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    Looks like diaspora terrorists not agree with Vigge , do they want Rudra to run the north and east

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      What do you know about diaspora politics? You are just a kindergarten kid in this.

      You are very, very past tense kris. Did you read the later statements of Wiggie about TN, India and the diaspora. BTW, he hailed Prabhakaran as a hero. You should also read what your MR commented about Wiggie. What an ignorant fool you are.

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    Wigge told tamil nadu jokers to shut their mouth and look after their own business ,Wigge don’t want any advice from them , Wigge have more capable leader MR for advise not like tamil Nadu political jokers

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    Sandiyan,

    Since you are using a Tamil pseudonym it is more likely that you are one of Douglas’s goons than a Sinhala chauvinist. The days of power of the Douglas’s gangsters are numbered!. You simply wait and see what happens!

    Sengodan. M

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      It is a shame that fools like you have a severe lack of understanding in “Democracy”. You are talking like a thug. Do you belong to the terrorist group? Are you from the bush? I wonder what your IQ level is fool? My comment is to CVV, not to you idiot.

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        Sengoden:

        I have no doubt whatsoever that is an irritated monkey from the Douglas clan that even lost its stronghold of Kayts. Such goons cannot use whitevans here, and so the frustration is understandable. Only they are capable of using word like “thugs” and “bush”. And what can we comment about their IQ?

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    Hon C.V. Wigneswaran,

    Please don’t gloat just yet.

    TNA has won on the sympathies of those who still harbour raw wounds from the 40 year old war and the still quietly active separationists.
    Your win despite your judicious words has only made absolute the racial divide that separates the Northern inhabitants from those in the South.

    The overwhelming TNA win may propel you and your supporters to believe that you are now endowed with a power that in reality you don’t possess. TNA may ultimately deliver to the Tamil people the separate state that LTTE failed to do. Should that occur there will be intolerable travel restriction, business restrictions, new taxes, border disputes leading to all out war, more destruction and the bloodletting festivities will continue ad nauseum.

    The election outcome has dire consequences to the Tamil people, the broader Sri Lankan people and also the world outside with continuous refugee flows to the much favoured countries such as Australia, England, Scandinavia and even far flung Canada. So please do not just yet start to celebrate your win – this may in the end turn out to be a double edged sword.

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      What a sore loser. Have you pondered why Mahinda mama lost so heavily? If you can only think along racial lines that this election was fought and won, that is the basic problem with the regime and the Sinhalese majority, as they are so used to seeing everything with the racial lens that they cannot distinguish this, too. Mahinda had four years, and during these four years he had only time to listen to goons from the BBS and JHU. So, what do you expect to be the end result? Despite being labelled as a shrewd and capable politician, I would call him as a fool of fools who did not know how to move his pawns. Instead of forging a hand of friendship and understanding, he thought he can subjugate a badly bruised and battered Tamil population and he ended up licking his own wounds. He had thought he can fool the Tamils the way he fooled the majority Sinhalese people. Well that didn’t work, isn’t it? If one day, there is a separate Tamil nation, it is you fools from BBS and JHU who would have been responsible.

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      “made absolute the racial divide that separates the Northern inhabitants from those in the South.”

      What the South needs badly is the reincarnation of Sir John K of “tate tare ganewa”

      The uncalled for riots in 83 at Colombo gave the northerner open western doors. Since then they have done extremely well for themselves and UK’s PM calls them all professionals (a small group with £2 billion turnover and employing 200k). Therefore it is quite right for a Tamil from Colombo to bring about order and prosperity which in turn the southerner can copy.

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    If the NPC is exemplary in corruption-free and efficient administration of the North, it will open the eyes of the South that they can do it too!

    But the question is how to dislodge the corrupt, law un-enforcing regime?

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    If SL going wants to be a peaceful country in future we have to respect democracy powers
    We have to talk to TNA. Which is not coming with hard line of separate county.
    To achieve this Sinhala mass have to talk openly with SL Tamil representatives
    Diaspora should support TNA and should not force any of their separation thinking
    All Tamils have their sentiment to Ezham tamils. Tamil should respect that
    However solution only can be obtained with collaboration of Sinhalese
    Take a good start SL

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      Karikalan:

      After 65 years of independence and with abundance of historical evidence, you must be a fool that it is only with the collaboration of the Sinhalese that any solution can be worked out. It is now an indisputable fact that the majority Sinhalese will only support hawks like MR. The infamous quote JJ in the aftermath of the 1983 riots is worth mentioning. Why do you think MR broke off the talks with the TNA suddenly and appointed a PSC to arrive at a solution? He knew jolly well that the Sinhalese masses would never ever consider a fair solution to the Tamis, even that in the constitution was denied to them. And what do you think, without the support of the diaspora CW, RS or the TNA would have won? Of course RS was able to present a cohesive case to the diaspora and the diaspora was all the way with CW and the TNA. Whether SL remains one or becomes two countries would entirely depend on how MR’s regime and the Sinhala masses treat the new Tamil leadership in their efforts to hoist the aspirations of the Tamils within a united SL.

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    you will get death, bombs and bullets which is rightfully yours (tamils).

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      So, in short you are telling that the Tamil nation would become a reality thanks to the effort like yours.

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    Wigs…Walk don’t run…… permit the dust to settle………….
    There are many differences that got to be amicably settled
    Then observe what other Provincial Councils got and your do not have.

    You seem to be in a haste having waited for so long 30+ years.

    One question of course is why the LTTE failed to support the Indo-Lanka Accord and the 13th Amendment. That was perhaps a case of the LTTE being too impatient, lacking in political imagination, and unable to make crafty use of the language of the Indo-Lanka Accord (or the 13th Amendment framework). In other words, it is not that the Indo-Lanka Accord does not recognize a Tamil homeland; rather, it is just that the LTTE could not read the Accord in a way that promoted their project.

    Question Two: Was it due to LTTEs failure or Cunningness of their proxies Sampanthan and the TNA to remain mute in order to pursue a hidden agenda. These TNA foxes & their Diaspora were crafty enough to distort history BUT unable to deciper Indo-Lanka accord and/or the 13th Ammendment framework.

    WHAT WAS OFFERED THEN BY FORCE ON A PLATTER WAS EITHER IGNORED OR TURNED DOWN BY THE VERY CUNNING TNA & THE DIASPORA.
    HENCE, WHAT IS IT THAT YOU SEEK NOW??????????????????????

    All what you have to do is to show the Southern Politicians that the NPC can be run & will function sans favouritism and corruption, governance with law and order.There will be discipline.
    IF YOU ARE ABLE TO DEMONSTRATE THIS SURELY ENTIRE COUNTRY WILL BE BEHIND YOU URGING THE GOSL TO SUPPORT YOUR ELECTED COUNCIL.
    The STICKING point is whether the Foxes in the TNA and Diaspora will permit you to do it as majority does not trust the TNA.
    ONLY TIME WILL TELL……

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    Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran,

    What assurance can you give me that if you were granted the powers you seek you, your party and many other Tamil parties who join you will not declare the North as a separate state?

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      Have patience, just wait and see..what is tickle all about? Don’t you realize the whole hoax about them declaring a separate state is just another conspiracy theory piled onto the trash bin just like the line of others that came out..

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        Sarath,

        You sure about that? Many a human being will come forth when its time to save their race, religion and caste when needed which is good but some use the wrong methods to do so.

        Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran is a Tamil Sarath and he has witnessed just like many of us the horrors the Tamils have endured during and after the war. If he is given the powers he asks for tell me would you trust him to use it for the benefit of his people as well as for the good of those who belonged to a race (Sinhalese)where some wanted his kind wiped out? This is an ancient war Sarath. An ancient war where every generation from each race was taught to show animosity to the other. Do you honestly believe that one man will make a difference in bringing an end to it? Even if he may want to only develop the North and uplift the living conditions of the Tamils and not make it a separate state what about those who are with him? Will they allow him to do so?

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          Suranee,

          Exactly this bad mindset “ancient war” attitude is the root cause of all conflicts. Because the west had colonized us in 18th century, did we declare the “ancient war” against them? No right? Because they are still mighty at global level.Now we all aspire to become like them. When economic prosperity begins, people will naturally reject all this. I tell you in India no one is interested to study the History because their priorities align with prosperity. What you need is an environment conducive to economic prosperity. And that will happen only when the provinces have land and police powers.

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          “Will they allow him to do so?” Doubting Thomas!
          They say a hungry man is an angry man. If the north develops like the Greeks then the south will behave like the Romans and over run them once more. Can you answer that please because the north did not have
          opportunities that the rest of the nation had after independence- don’t forget the burghers then the sinhalese were favoured by the British rulers.

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            Javi,

            “The Sinhalese were favored by the British rulers?” Stop lying and disgracing the memory of all those Sinhalese men, women, children, babies, Buddhist monks, and many a Sinhalese warrior who were brutally murdered by these genocidal invaders a.k.a the British. Best you get your facts straight Javi without being another frog in the well. Good luck with that.

            ‘the north did not have
            opportunities that the rest of the nation had after independence’ The Tamils were given more opportunities before independence and one reason was because the Tamils were willing to convert to Christianity, whereas many a Sinhalese wasn’t. Many a Tamil also used that opportunity to oppress the Sinhalese during that period.

            As for the Tamils being deprived of opportunities enjoyed by the Burghers and Sinhalese when Sri Lanka gained her independence, weren’t there Tamil politicians during that period to represent the North and its people? What were they doing Javi? Sleeping?

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      Do you think SL would have been able to defeat the LTTE without help from India and the IC? You just have to read what MR and GR had said about this. The regime was given this tacit support that even the UN looked the other way. Neither CW nor the TNA can declare a separate state but that can happen if you Sinhalese masses and the regime continue to undermine the aspirations of the Tamils to mind their own affairs within a united SL. As the day passes, that seems edging towards a reality. So, you should pose those questions to yourself, the Sinhalese masses and the regime. If you all have still not learned the triumph of the Tamil spirit, you will be damned.

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        Jansee,

        ‘Neither CW nor the TNA can declare a separate state’ This is similar to the way JR Jayawardene thought about the LTTE – oh their just a bunch of freedom fighters. What harm can they do. Well, we and the whole world saw what the LTTE was capable of doing didn’t we? You think something similar won’t happen if the powers the TNA and others are asking for was granted to them?

        ‘The regime was given this tacit support that even the UN looked the other way.’ So why is the UN now trying their level best to hit Sri Lanka with human rights violations, etc? Does the UN not understand they too are at fault for not putting a stop to this during the war?

        Look what the UN did to so many other human beings like those in Rwanda, Congo, etc by keeping silent when all those men, women, children, and babies were massacred. Were the UN forces who were present in those areas even allowed to stop the massacres. It should be the UN who should be tried for war crimes. Prevention is better than cure right Jansee? The UN had ample time to prevent wars from escalating but they chose not to. The question is why? One answer I can give is there genocidal frauds who claim to represent a system which does not exist.

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    We must divide sri lanka in to 3pcs,, and give it to muslims Tamils and sinhalese…

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    Sir CM VIG,
    All the best Sir, show the donkeys in South agigating Monk hegamony how to Rule a state. we as Muslims support certainly Tamils not a Bloody Sinhalese. We always being UNP not because of Sinhala but becasue of Democracy. Since the day SLFP Racist come to limelight we all to your side. We hope you will get back all Muslims whom chased out soon and settle them back. I trust you more than our stupid leaders Rauf, Rishard, Fauzi and rest donkeys whom liking the back of MR. i heard also Muslims this time voted 90% for ITAK as we also Tamil speakers from India once ago.. All the best Sir.

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      CM Vig, You are a well educated and experienced. You have gone through and seen a lot and exposed to the world. Please please don’t do this. You know the situation of Muslim countries and the Muslims creating problems in other countries. Don’t keep it until cut by the axe.Just remove from the finger nail. Muslims can’t be believed and handled than moda Sighalayas. Seems they are trying to fish in the troubled water.

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    NPC verdict is overwhelming.
    Justice CV,you have a MAJOR task ahead, initially educate the illiterate Sinhala buddist, the “quality of Wisdom”
    NPC should lead the way and set an example to other NPCs, which are run by thugs,IRCs.

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