22 October 2017
The former Secretary of Defence, Gotabhaya Rajapaksa said individuals pushing the new constitution were trying to fulfill the aims of "terrorists", Adaderana reported on Sunday.
"The same politicians, who stated that terrorism could not be defeated by military means during the war, are now attempting to divide the country," Mr Rajapaksa told a gathering in Colombo.
"Certain individuals are attempting to fulfill the ambitions of the terrorists through the proposed new constitution," he added.
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