SL is a Sinhala Buddhist country - Buddhist clergy
Tamil Guardian 26 March 2013
At the party convention on Sunday, the Bodu Bala Sena, urged Sinhala people to 'protect the nation and not let other races or religions to take over'.
Asserting that the island was not multi-religious or multi-ethnic, the Buddhist monk, Medagoda Abayathissa thero urged Sinhala families to have at least 5 or 6 children so that the Sinhala Buddhist population grows.
Meanwhile Secretary of the Bodu Bala Sena, Galaboda Aththe Gnanasara thera called on the Sinhala masses to be ready to rally against 'Christian and Muslim extremist groups' in Sri Lanka.
“We have now become the police of this nation. We must help the police arrest people bringing down heroin in Sri Lanka."
The leader of the MDMK, Vaiko, criticised the BJP led Indian government's policy on Sri Lanka, stating that it was affecting the Tamils adversely.
"Though the previous UPA discreetly helped Sri Lanka against Tamils,
A network of Tamil civil society groups in the North-East, the Tamil Civil Society Forum (TCSF), endorsed the call by councillors in the Northern and Eastern provinces for an international inquiry into the crime of genocide.