Last Updated : 2019-07-23 06:11:00

Breakdown in rule of law allows Maheswaran to make such statements: JVP

3 July 2018 10:05 pm - 4     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


The government has created an environment, which is used by people to make various statements similar to the one made by State Minister Vijayakala Maheswaran, who had called for the re-organization of the LTTE, the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) said today.

JVP MP and Propaganda Secretary Vijitha Herath told a media conference today that the breaking down of the rule of law had left room for Ms. Maheswaran to make such a statement and for some others to call for a Hitler-like administrator.

He said it was the government which was responsible for the breakdown of rule of law. “The Government has to take the responsibility for the statement made by Ms. Maheswaran as it is the government which had allowed the rule of law to breakdown,” the MP said.

He said Ms. Maheswaran should be asked to apologise to the nation. “Because her statement is against the State,” he said.

The MP said the statement was made at a State function in the presence of two ministers -- the two in charge of external and internal affairs and therefore the government should make an official statement on this matter.

He said Ms. Maheswaran’s claim that the abduction of children and killings never took place during the LTTE era cannot be accepted as former combatants Karuna Amman and Pillayan had also harassed children during the war by forcibly engaging them in hostilities.

The MP said these two people were given government posts some years ago. (Yohan Perera and Ajith Siriwardana)

  Comments - 4

  • Unchikun Tuesday, 03 July 2018 10:35 PM

    Good you have realized this. The breakdown in discipline starts at the university gates and Lipton Circus with the participation of you clowns.

    Ceylon Tuesday, 03 July 2018 11:01 PM

    Rarely agree with jvp.but fir this matter,agreed.lawlessness is now limitless that people want to blast the government.this is not only wijayakala but 99% citizens say this.people going to be explode the robers of all sides who destroying the people.

    Buwa Tuesday, 03 July 2018 11:07 PM

    Whenever a pro-LTTE person make a racist statement JVP always look for someone else to blame it on. I wonder what kind of love they have towards LTTE. Probably because LTTE learnt their terror tactics from JVP

    michael Tuesday, 03 July 2018 11:13 PM

    At least JVP has understood why she had to say things like this. The Law and order is the most important. If small children r raped n killed or killings takes place in night n no action is taken then general public will fear for their safety. This is what is taking place in North.

Add comment

Comments will be edited (grammar, spelling and slang) and authorized at the discretion of Daily Mirror online. The website also has the right not to publish selected comments.

Reply To:

Name - Reply Comment

Sri Lanka cricket through the eyes of Paul Farbrace

During the World Cup in England and Wales, the Sunday Times caught up with Pa

Sri Lanka yet to play to their potential--Rumesh Ratnayake

After England amassed 397 runs against Afghanistan—the highest in the tourn

Dinesh Chandimal- 2018 ODI Captain to 2019 World Cup ‘spectator’

In 2018, Dinesh Chandimal scored 298 runs at 42.52 in One-Day Internationals

Singling out of Rishad Bathiudeen as a political target

The orchestrated political campaign by the Mahinda Rajapaksa-led opposition i