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 need to reduce the size of the military presence in the North-East was a key issue flagged in the North said the US Ambassador to the UN whilst speaking on her visit to the North-East of Sri Lanka.
Britain will discuss Sri Lanka’s progress on implementation of the United Nations Human Rights Council resolution on accountability for mass atrocities at the upcoming Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Malta.
Expressing shock and sadness at the news of a Jaffna student committing suicide in protest over the ongoing detention of Tamil political prisoners in Sri Lanka, the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) urged calm.
All schools across the Northern Province will be shut on Friday in order to commemorate the death of a Tamil student who committed suicide in protest at the continued detention of Tamil political prisoners.
Sri Lankan military intelligence personnel have threatened security guards working at Jaffna University to give up any information regarding Maaveerar Naal posters, which have appeared across the campus.