Video: BBS challenges BASL to debate on letter sent to AG

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The Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) organisation today condemned the issuance of a letter by the Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) to the Attorney General alleging that the BBS had brought Buddhism into grave disrepute, and challenged the BASL for a debate to discuss the accuracy of contents of the letter.

The BASL had in a letter urged Attorney General Palitha Fernando to take steps regarding the damage which had allegedly been done by the BBS to Buddhism and Sri Lanka as a whole. “The letter issued by the BASL is not factual.  We are challenging the BASL to show evidence to back up their claim that we had caused damage to Buddhism and the country.
The BASL also says the government was constitutionally obliged to protect Buddhism. But we don’t see anything done by the government to protect Buddhism,” BBS General Secretary Galagodatte Gnanasara Thera told a news conference.

 Its Executive Committee Member Dilantha Vithanage said that the letter of the BASL was a childish act.

 “This is an attempt to gain prominence by accusing us. Accusing us has become a habit for those who are past their prime,” he said. (Lahiru Pothmulla)  

  Comments - 12

  • Cyril de Alwis Wednesday, 11 June 2014 10:34 AM

    [quote name="laankikiya"]who are these idiots??: wearing yellow robes and insulting Buddhism ????[/quote]

    Channa Ranasinghe Tuesday, 10 June 2014 01:32 PM

    The BASL is right.

    Migara Wednesday, 11 June 2014 05:24 AM

    If the BBS thinks that they can play their tricks with the BASL they are very much mistaken.

    Judge Wednesday, 11 June 2014 10:57 AM

    BBS has no debaters. They have only Mariyakade goons that cannot be engaged in a civilised discussion. We have seen it on TV. via DM Android App

    laankikiya Wednesday, 11 June 2014 05:34 AM

    who are these idiots??: wearing yellow robes and insulting Buddhism ????

    Marikkar Wednesday, 11 June 2014 05:36 AM

    Matanam penne keslgahata kotagena wage.

    Hooter Wednesday, 11 June 2014 11:36 AM

    Ha ha ha!

    KiloWattson Wednesday, 11 June 2014 12:11 PM

    and a set of semi literate followers who post kunuharupa on facebook.

    Saman Wednesday, 11 June 2014 01:41 PM

    These are the results of not having Independent Judiciary, police commission, election commission, bribery commission, media etc,etc. Country heading towards a lawless banana republic.

    Empulze Wednesday, 11 June 2014 01:38 PM

    Actions speak for themselves via DM Android App

    ANTON Tuesday, 10 June 2014 12:43 PM


    mnsmart Wednesday, 11 June 2014 10:26 AM

    life is short for BBS, it seems as the last chapter...

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