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Wimal Weerawansa warns against Maithri's 100 day programme

The leader of the National Freedom Front (NFF), a former key ally of the Rajapaksa-regime, warned against the new president Maithripala Sirisena's 100-day programme for reform.

Wimal Weerawansa, whose NFF expressed support for the programme earlier this month, said it is an "undeniable risk" to Sri Lanka's "hard-earned freedom".

The MP said the programme will pave the way for a federal Sri Lanka and called for national unity to oppose it.

“The Tamilnet website which belongs to the LTTE is currently active without any impediments. The Northern sector Governor G. A. Chandarasiri was removed from his post alongside the Tamil nationalist separatist’s plan and the newly appointed Prime Minister has promised to implement the 13th amendment after recognising the independency of the Tamil community,

"Minister of Foreign Affairs Mangala Samaraweera has commented on the demilitarisation of the North during his visit to India. Furthermore to make matters worse, Norway peace representative Erik Solheim, who as in favour of the separatist agendas, has reported delight over the government change,” Mr Weerawansa said.

Former key Rajapaksa ally supports 100 day programme (14 January 2015)

Government must take action against those who remembered Mullivaikal massacre, says NFF (21 May 2014)

Government not taking necessary action against ‘separatist’ TNA – NFF (25 April 2014)

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