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13th Amendment must be repealed demands Buddhist monastery

The Sri Lankan government should abolish the 13th Amendment, said, a committee member of one of the two major Buddhist monasteries, the Asgiriya Chapter, reports Ceylon Today.

“It (the 13th Amendment) has instead precipitated international pressure particularly form India, though force applied by South India. It has also given birth to the money guzzling Provincial Council system and caused disharmony among the different ethnic communities. We must as a country remain independent,” said the Buddisht monk Medagama Dhammanda Thera.

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