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'Champika, Rathana Thera responsible for Gnanasara Thera's actions'

16 June 2017 06:15 pm - 19     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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The Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) said today Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka and MP Athureliya Rathana Thera should take responsibility for its General Secretary Galagodaaththe Gnanasara Thera intervening in various matters in the country.

“Gnanasara Thera would have turned even more violent had he accepted the contracts given by Minister Ranawaka and Rathana Thera,” BBS CEO Dilanthe Vithanage told a news conference.

He said they had prompted Gnanasara Thera to incite violence to achieve their political goals.

“No one talks about the real issues which he raises in public,” Mr. Vithanage said.

Sinhala Ravaya General Secretary Magalkande Sudaththa Thera said the Government was trying to label Gnanasara Thera as another Prabhakaran.

“The joint opposition paints the BBS as a front of the Government while the Government the BBS as a JO front. The Government also blamed the BBS saying the BBS was created by former defence secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa to pave the way for him to contest the 2020 presidential election. On the other hand the JO said the BBS was created to support Minister Champika Ranawaka to do the same,” he said.  (Chaturanga Pradeep)

  Comments - 19

  • Sailanies Saturday, 17 June 2017 12:54 PM

    These politicos winding up an un educated group from behind the screen and blaming each other. A new trend in SL politics. via DM Android App

    channa Friday, 16 June 2017 06:55 PM

    Siyalu sathwayo niduk wethwa ....Neerogi wethwa....Suwapath wewa !!!

    ceylon Friday, 16 June 2017 07:42 PM

    all mentioned names are traitors of pecefull sri lanka. via DM Android App

    sigiriya Friday, 16 June 2017 07:54 PM

    Fingers pointing everywhere!

    Claude Peries Friday, 16 June 2017 07:58 PM

    Hip Hip Hooray !!

    violent Friday, 16 June 2017 08:01 PM

    “Gnanasara Thera would have TURNED EVEN MORE VIOLENT had he accepted the contracts given by Minister Ranawaka and Rathana Thera,” - ( the capitals are mine) More violent ? therefore you (BBS) admit that he was/ is violent == "YOUR SPEECH BETRAYS YOU"

    Bala Friday, 16 June 2017 08:18 PM

    This is called wheels within wheels like gearboxes. But who actually puts the gears to grind?

    Selvyn Friday, 16 June 2017 09:24 PM

    Its an open secret known to everyone in the country. Champika must be interrogated. He is today behaving like an angel via DM Android App

    PUPPET Saturday, 17 June 2017 08:47 AM

    So .our venerable is a puppet on a string ? - " The world and the universe are far more wonderful if there's not a puppet master." - Dave Matthews --,

    Aladeniya Kirimathaya Saturday, 17 June 2017 08:56 AM

    Wijedasa Rajapakshe

    Kadupol Jothywansa Saturday, 17 June 2017 08:57 AM

    Now rotters are passing the ball, but we know pretty well who initiated BBS, its MR

    Gamunu Attanayake Saturday, 17 June 2017 08:59 AM

    Better arrest BBS Gen. Secretary and ask from him itself who backed him, finished.

    One shot Ranjan Saturday, 17 June 2017 09:00 AM

    This is a drama played by RW to protect the BBS terrorist monk.

    Market Somaratne Saturday, 17 June 2017 09:02 AM

    Gnanasara Thero where are you man, people wanted to know who backed you and your terrorist group?

    Tissa Saturday, 17 June 2017 09:50 AM

    Hon Soma thera could not do anything but he created althose names It will take at least nother 50 odd years not specialty got or champika via DM Android App

    alfred grero Saturday, 17 June 2017 10:44 AM

    Gnanasara a baby who doesn't know what is good or bad. He will do anything evil at anyone's bidding....pathetic.

    Nihal Amarasekera Saturday, 17 June 2017 11:19 AM

    In real terms all are power centered politicians, including saffron robed civilians.

    Kingsley Wijesinhe Saturday, 17 June 2017 11:20 AM

    What the BBS spokesmen are saying is that Gnanasara is not responsible for his actions but Champika and Rathana Thera are. So in other words, Gnanasara is a puppet,or robot or idiot who dances when others pull the strings.

    TONY Saturday, 17 June 2017 11:25 AM

    WILL THE AUTHORITIES NOW INVESTIGATE AND GO FURTHER ON THIS STATEMENT OR IGNORE THEM AND LET VIOLENCE CONTINUE


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