Video: Rawana Balaya insists on having new police unit withdrawn

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A delegation from the Rawana Balaya organisation today handed over a letter to the Ministry of Buddha Sasana demanding that the special police unit set up to look into religious disputes be withdrawn before the Wesak Poya Day.

The organisation’s secretary the Ven. Ittakande Saddhatissa Thera, when handing over this letter to the deputy minister, asked that the President be requested to withdraw the newly set up police unit because it served no useful purpose.

The Ven. Saddhathissa Thera warned that in the event the new police unit was not withdrawn before the Wesak Poya Day deadline, the members of the Rawana Balaya organisation would be reluctantly compelled to move in and occupy the ministry building.(Video and text by Darshana Sanjeewa)
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  • Dinesh Wednesday, 07 May 2014 09:49 AM

    One Senawa wants the unit and the other Balaya does not want, suddenly they are very active.

    Ranjith Silvar Wednesday, 07 May 2014 09:49 AM

    We respect the strength of Maha Sanga as they have done against many wrong doings even against Foreign Rulers. So the present Sinhala Buddhist rulers j\have to obey to Maha Sanga.

    ane mandha Wednesday, 07 May 2014 09:55 AM

    seems like BBS and RB have 2 opposing views. Lets see who MR will listen to

    munsir Wednesday, 07 May 2014 10:06 AM

    Last year, They wanted to stop selling beef before vesak, This year police.

    Empulze Thursday, 08 May 2014 10:11 AM

    This unit was established to protect the rights of minorities. Ravana balakaya has got scared of the unit. via DM Android App

    sobers Thursday, 08 May 2014 08:46 AM

    Why don't they first eradicate corruption from the country. The coming colours are not good at all.

    manji Wednesday, 07 May 2014 11:15 PM

    what wrong with these so called monks?

    manpei Thursday, 08 May 2014 05:09 AM

    Yes what view would Lord bhudda have I wonder if he were around. It's these fools getting involved in dirty politics and power strugles that are shaming buddha. Not random foreiners with tatoos.

    Mohammed Thursday, 08 May 2014 09:39 AM

    Game on ---- competition BBS vs RB

    azath Thursday, 08 May 2014 01:09 AM

    culprits wants law and order abolished !!

    me Wednesday, 07 May 2014 04:56 PM

    drama drama drama everywhere ( sarcastic grin) via DM Android App

    Nanda Thursday, 08 May 2014 10:39 AM

    Deviating people of Sri Lanka..specially Sinhala community
    Hey guys beware of those monk

    joseph Wednesday, 07 May 2014 08:07 AM

    Very interesting if this is not another drama

    Suny J fm Melbourne Wednesday, 07 May 2014 11:47 AM

    Where is the law and order in Sri Lanka, can handful of thugs give orders to government officials...????

    opinionist Wednesday, 07 May 2014 08:21 AM

    i am just having fun reading this humour.... i do not know what purpose GOSL is diverting public opinion theses days... what is to come???

    Nihal Wednesday, 07 May 2014 08:34 AM

    you all can occupy in Walikada soon. be patiant for another few months

    philosopher Wednesday, 07 May 2014 05:26 PM

    Aney apey mowbinata wuna kala via DM iPad app

    Izmy Wednesday, 07 May 2014 09:16 AM

    They should have gone to the defence ministry since this unit was establised by them not the powerless buddha sasana ministry.

    Saman. Wednesday, 07 May 2014 06:54 PM

    Can somebody please find them some work.

    kumar Wednesday, 07 May 2014 09:33 AM

    BBS want but Rawana Balaya don't need.


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