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Ven. Ududumbara Kashyapa Thera today launched a fast in protest against  the controversial Millennium Challenge Corporation’s (MCC) agreement with the US, police said.

Launching the fast, the Thera urged the government not to sign the MCC Agreement with the United States.

The protest fast is taking place at the Independence Square, Colombo, the police said.

 

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  • chris Tuesday, 05 November 2019 12:20 PM

    Ignorance at its best. the agreement is available in the public domain, read and decide if there is anything wrong before you decide to kill yourself.

    Bandu W Tuesday, 05 November 2019 12:24 PM

    Why not ask the Rev monk what exactly he is contesting about the MCC pact. Let him point out a specific clause, that is if he has read it.

    Raveendranathan Arun Tuesday, 05 November 2019 01:31 PM

    Good one.

    Herath Tuesday, 05 November 2019 01:31 PM

    Americans like all other Westerners don’t even love their own families, as such do you think they are coming here all the way to really help us. Only good news about this treaty is it would deter India from threatening us in the future.

    Nirmal Sanjeewa Tuesday, 05 November 2019 01:45 PM

    This country has been protected over two thousand years by our Buddhist monks. For such a venerable monk to take this lofty action against these traitors to save the country remind us we are blessed.

    Jayampathi Tuesday, 05 November 2019 01:46 PM

    Last seen of the drama : MR or GR will come to seen with a king coconut ( surrounded by reporters)

    ajith Priyantha Tuesday, 05 November 2019 01:47 PM

    Those who oppose MCC to give better buses to general public should explain how they replace "lorry bus"on roads to proper buses

    costa Tuesday, 05 November 2019 01:53 PM

    Fasting has become a fashion?

    Wasp Tuesday, 05 November 2019 06:39 PM

    Jolly good. These monks should do this more often; just look at their size!!!!!

    Sambo Tuesday, 05 November 2019 08:56 PM

    This has become a fashion for monks to fast for everything. It is like the Chinese proverb. When one dog barks a hundred barks at the sound.


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