BBS challenges Wimal, other MPs to debate

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Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) General Secretary Ven. Galagodaatte Gnanasara Thera today challenged MP Wimal Weerawansa over the statements he made to the media condemning the organisation.

“I will challenge not only MP Wimal Weerawansa but also Mahindananda Aluthgamage, Manusha Nanayakkara, Dilan Perera, Rajitha Senarathne, Mangala Samaraweera and political analysts Gevindu Kumarathunga and Dayan Jayathileke for an open debate to discuss the statements made by them against the BBS,” the Thera said.

“They are claiming that BBS is funded by Norway and it is a conspiracy of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). If there’s a CIA conspiracy and if we are funded by Norway, there should be investigations against us to find out the truth. If anyone funded us, there should be bank accounts and bills related to any transaction relating to those transactions. The BBS is funded by the innocent Sri Lankan Buddhists becase the work that we are doing is done for their sake. Unfortunately it is sad to say that several ministers were willing to making statements without knowing anything about the BBS,” he said.

“Democracy is not saying lies and it is not a privilege given by Parliament to ministers. What we discussed in the previous government is valid even for this ‘Yahapalana’ government. They were the people who shouted at us when we exposed incidents which were threat to national security and they did nothing,” the Thera said.

“We have not taken a penny from any government or NGO to build up the BBS. We are not the reason for the defeat of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa. Now he is reaping what he sowed,” the Thera said. (Chaturaga Pradeep)

  Comments - 10

  • lasith Sunday, 15 May 2016 05:53 PM

    After all there's some truth in his statement which says that mahinda is reaping what he sowed. MR is the best example of present day dhittadhamma vedaniya karma

    roger Wednesday, 11 May 2016 01:03 PM

    he cant keep his mouth shut for too long can he... needs some attention! probably a phobia

    TONY Thursday, 12 May 2016 08:55 AM

    WE WANT SEE THE CHALLENGE LIVE ON TV

    Sim Wednesday, 11 May 2016 05:34 AM

    Funded and protected by the previous government

    Unchikun Wednesday, 11 May 2016 06:59 AM

    Do not worry, investigations will be done to see who is fincing your racist organisation. You will be able to get free meals sans dinner and alcohol once this compete.

    nimal Wednesday, 11 May 2016 07:05 AM

    good to see you again after long time. via DM Android App

    Cobra Wednesday, 11 May 2016 08:11 PM

    This I want to see!!!

    s asela Wednesday, 11 May 2016 08:26 PM

    how can you safe guard buddhists even in the last elections you only secured 600 votes. also why you are not seen for long via DM Android App

    moiez Saturday, 14 May 2016 02:07 AM

    Hey thero where were you all these days, hiding hahahahahah now challenge ur own Sinhalese people and they are the people who made money and now blame you.

    Isira Saturday, 14 May 2016 08:45 AM

    Buddhism is endangered and Buddhists don't even want to prevent it. Wht a shame


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