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New party aims to safeguard Sinhala identity

6 January 2016 06:22 pm - 6     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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“Sinhale Jathika Balamuluwa,” convening its first media briefing today said it was formed to safeguard the identity of the Sinhala people and to regenerate the supremacy and pride of the Sinhala people.

Its chairman, Ven. Yakkalamulle Pawara Thera, said even though the Sinhala people had remained silent during the recent past, there seemed to be a new desire in the people to safeguard their identity today.

“We formed this organization to take the lead in this new-found need of the people to rise up and work for the benefit of the people, to protect their rights. This is not a politically motivated organisation and we will make sure that it is not politicized for any reason in the future like most other organisations in the country. Politicians have become frightened after seeing our emblem and are trying to prevent it somehow,” the thera said.The there said they had come up with short term and long term objectives and that they would begin their first programme in Polonnaruwa on January 10. (Ajith Siriwardana)

 

  Comments - 6

  • Rom Thursday, 07 January 2016 05:07 AM

    "Another one bites the dust"

    Sapu Thursday, 07 January 2016 05:18 AM

    No race has any kind of supremacy

    Gsmarala Thursday, 07 January 2016 06:09 AM

    Need to through this ysmapalana bunch before distroy this country fully

    Lokka Thursday, 07 January 2016 02:17 PM

    Good move, so long as this movement is not racist and destructive.

    Lokka Thursday, 07 January 2016 02:17 PM

    Good move, so long as this movement is not racist and destructive.

    arosha Thursday, 07 January 2016 09:25 PM

    What else will it be??


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