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JHU to take legal action over Sampanthan's 'Eelam statements'

The ultra Sinhala nationalist party, JHU, are to take legal action over TNA leader, Sampanthan, for statements 'regarding formation of a Tamil Eelam state', reports Colombo Page.

The spokesperson for the JHU, Nishantha Sri Warnasinghe, asserted that Sampanthan's statements were in violation of the 157th article of the constitution of Sri Lanka.

The party, led by Buddhist monks, has criticised the government and accused it of failing to take action over the Sampanthan's comments at the ITAK convention held in Batticaloa recently.

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