President’s Secretary Austin Fernando had informed Minister of Resettlement Rehabilitation and Hindu Affairs D. M. Swaminathan that President Maithripala Sirisena will be come up with a favourable solution to the grievances expressed by some Tamil politicians in the government and the opposition on the appointment of a Muslim MP as a Deputy Minister in charge of Hindu Affairs.
Minister Swaminathan in a statement yesterday said he had made president aware on the many statements expressed in media over the appointment of MP Kadar Mastan as the Deputy Minister in Charge of Hindu Religious Affairs. (Yohan Perera)
Hari Mani Thursday, 14 June 2018 09:10
This shows the intelligence and conscious decision making skills of the My3 and RW. The colossal disregard to the reality of the faith and the minority interest. Imagine if this would have been done to the Buddhist ministry??
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Ranjith Samarasinghe (Lawyer) Thursday, 14 June 2018 10:51
My3 and RW are now only concentrating to increase the strength to win 2/3 majority and not bother about anything, its our fault electing such dam wise less goons.
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Soam Thursday, 14 June 2018 09:12
The whole lot are bonkers to the highest degree. Appointing Muslim to Hindu Religious Affairs??? Give me Break, you infidels.
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Lord Wolfstein Thursday, 14 June 2018 10:34
There is no use of religious ministries because Sri Lanka is a secular country
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Unchikun Thursday, 14 June 2018 10:35
A very wise decision. Hinduism and Islam are poles apart. Anyway why have ministers for religion?
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Saman Thursday, 14 June 2018 10:42
Lol. Who the hell thought up of that idea? Appointing a Muslim MP as the Deputy Minister of Hindu Affairs. It just goes to show we have the most stupidest politicians in the world. God save SL.
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Prof. Thiru Ambalavanar Thursday, 14 June 2018 10:46
Hon. Minister Swaminathan, actually its the mistake of the President and Prime Minister to appoint a Muslim as a Deputy Minister for Hindu Affairs. The whole world is laughing at them under-estimating their knowledge and wisdom. Very shameful indeed.
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Lion Viswanathan Thursday, 14 June 2018 10:47
Next time blindly Prez will appoint a Buddhist as the deputy minister for Hindu affairs, be aware.
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Barry Thursday, 14 June 2018 13:04
That make sense. Now almost all the Buddhist temples have Hindu kovil attached to it. All the Buddhist politicians now go after Hindu gods.
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P. Harris Kandappa Thursday, 14 June 2018 10:54
Then how about President appointing a Buddhist as Christian affairs D/Minister? Crazy.... is our President also lost his memory like Duminda Silva?
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Sincere Thursday, 14 June 2018 13:15
Just like the infamous gazette notification?
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Be Fair Thursday, 14 June 2018 13:48
Try Minister for Garbage Disposal too
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Chris Thursday, 14 June 2018 17:36
Don't blame our Prez .Afterall he must have learned about the Dy Minister's religion only after reading the papers. !!
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Niro Thursday, 14 June 2018 21:20
Idiots as politicians. When is Sri Lanka ever gone learn. Dumb asses.
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