Wimal’s idea to hoist black flags may be right: BBS

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The government had done all the preparations to make this country a colony of India and it should be stopped, Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) General Secretary Ven. Galagodaaththe Gnanasara Thera said yesterday.

Addressing a media conference in Colombo, the Thera said MP Wimal Weerawansa may be trying to point out the reason, why we should hoist black flags during the visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modiour and when our country becomes a colony of India.

Mr. Weerawansa, at the May Day rally held in Galle Face green, had requested the people to hoist black flags in protest over Modi’s visit and handing over of Trincomalee port to India.

He had stated that Modi’s visit to Sri Lanka during the Vesak festival would not be in favour of the country and therefore, requested to hoist black flags.

The Thera said the President should not deceive the people by issuing statements saying the government would not take any steps to sell the country’s assets to foreign companies.

“Patriotic forces in the country and even the BBS have a doubt on the reasons to invite the Indian Prime Minister to celebrate Vesak and this should be analyzed in a different perspective,” he said. (Chaturanga Pradeep)

VIdeo by Isuru

  Comments - 13

  • Joseph Tuesday, 09 May 2017 09:06 AM

    Where were you all these days?

    Ali Hu Kai Tuesday, 09 May 2017 09:07 AM

    Buddhism came to Sri Lanka from India!

    Kiris Baba Amaray Tuesday, 09 May 2017 09:08 PM

    He has so many cases, sorry for the fellow - but WW is pushing him to talk, this fool utters nonsense.

    sujata Tuesday, 09 May 2017 09:36 AM

    did you hoist red flags when MR was making this country a Chinese colony

    gamini Tuesday, 09 May 2017 09:37 AM

    what a shame a monk justifying hoisting black flags instead of Buddhist flags during Vesak

    Vijith Pieterz Tuesday, 09 May 2017 09:09 PM

    This fellow Sadhu is asking for trouble and for sure again he will end up in Jail.

    bauddhaya Tuesday, 09 May 2017 09:40 AM

    where were you when the hambanthota port deals mattala airport and port city deals were made probably high via DM Android App

    Mad Dog Tuesday, 09 May 2017 09:27 PM

    Where we these lots when MR was borrowing heavily from China and sold most of our prime land in Colombo for peanuts. These lots are good to create racial tension in this country.

    ananda Tuesday, 09 May 2017 09:58 AM

    Dont shout too much as your contempt case is still pending. via DM Android App

    Lima Tuesday, 09 May 2017 10:13 AM

    IT IS THE HINDU PRINCE THE BUDDHIST FOLLOW , IT IS PRINCE SIDDHARTHA GAUTAM , NOTHING ELSE. SO WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE OF OPINION. WHERE THIS GUY , IS HE LIKE FROG INT HE WELL , SHOULD ASK TO STUDY BUDDHISM BEFORE HE COMMENT ON ANY. FOLLWING MODA-WNASA WILL LEAD TO SUICIDE

    BODY Tuesday, 09 May 2017 10:18 AM

    Body building

    Kumara Dharmarathne Tuesday, 09 May 2017 10:31 AM

    Look like you understand matters very poorly. No one feel that country going to be handed to any country. We still remember how you treated to Wimal earlier on. May be you have no body other than Wimal to hang on. If you are happy that way, we are happy for you.Keep it up.

    lalith de silva Wednesday, 10 May 2017 05:59 AM

    please remove your robe and weare black cloth and better you jump in to kelani rever for the sake of srilanka


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