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Clarify difference between nationalism, racism: BBS to PM

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The Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) Organisation today rejected the National Unity Government concept, and urged Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to clarify the difference between Nationalism (Jathika Wadaya) and Racism (Jathi Wadaya).

BBS General Secretary Ven. Galagodatte Gnanasara Thera said the people including the legislators were confused about nationalism and racism. “The legislators will regret it if they label us as racists,” he said. 

The BBS said Prime Minister had recently made a speech warning individuals and organisations especially that of media institutions not promote racism. (Lahiru Pothmulla)




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  • boris Friday, 27 February 2015 12:24 PM

    Several people lost their lifes and many lost their property in Alutgama/Dargha Town because of your agitation. Do you call this "Nationalism" ?

    N.C.Wijeratne Wednesday, 25 February 2015 08:35 PM

    Get to the temple and preach-and practice Buddhism-Tharts your place!


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