There was a sinister move to blame two Opposition MPs for the violence in Kandy, Joint Opposition MP Wimal Weerawansa told Parliament yesterday.
"The Government is trying to get away by blaming Opposition MPs Lohan Ratwatte and Dilum Amunugama for the violence in Kandy," MP Weerawansa said.
He charged that the Police have been advised to prepare the reports accordingly.
"The Government is fully aware as to who is behind the violence," he added.
He said concerns were raised by Sinhalese on the sudden changes of Muslim women's attire and the introduction of Arabian culture to Sri Lanka lately.
He said the present Government had done nothing to defuse the tension. (Yohan Perera and Ajith Siriwardana)
fuz Thursday, 8 March 2018 09:18
When did he woke from his coma?
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Alex Rajaguru Thursday, 8 March 2018 10:19
No he was not in Coma, he was fully busy dispatching rowdies to Teldeniya, Digana and Katugastota.
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R.M.M. Hanifa Thursday, 8 March 2018 10:21
He (WW) made his extra pocket money (8.5 million) from MR for his contract operation in Kandy.
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Mohamed Firaz Thursday, 8 March 2018 10:23
When Katugastota was burning we saw your dish washer Muzamil, who betrayed the Muslims.
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Katie Thursday, 8 March 2018 09:22
Wonder where was Wimal when all these racism issues started during the previous regime. He must have had a vocal cord problem then. If he knows who is behind this why not come out with it instead of beating around the bush. All talk but no action.
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Nisath Thursday, 8 March 2018 09:56
Wimal and Rajitha revealed the how the BBS was formed and they both voiced against BBS actions then.
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Scooby Doo Thursday, 8 March 2018 09:27
Whats this new talk? You seem to have another reason which nobody knew. Here`s the Culprit. Put him behind the bars.
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Chris Thursday, 8 March 2018 09:35
Hey Wimal.If everybody is so concerned about the clothing and culture of Muslims why are we sending our men and women to MiddleEast countries ? We have to thank them for employing our people who would otherwise be living in abject poverty here .
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Rangana Hewamange Thursday, 8 March 2018 09:36
Politicians such as these are the most evil riot organizers, they create all these racial disharmony and inhumane actions for their sick Political Agenda. As the Cricket star and legend Kumar Sangakkara in a tweet said there should be no place for racism and violence in the country.“No one in Sri Lanka can be marginalised or threatened or harmed due to their ethnicity or religion,” he tweeted.“We are one country and one people. Love, trust and acceptance should be our common mantra. No place for racism and violence. Stand together and stand strong,” he tweeted.
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city Thursday, 8 March 2018 09:41
So,the whole issue is exposed.women's attire is the issue.you were aware of it and nobody else knew.great,people should understand the culprits with this magnificent comment.
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Gobba Thursday, 8 March 2018 16:14
You and your loving wife should know very well about women's attire, after all.
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sandy Thursday, 8 March 2018 09:50
helpless poor government will collapse soon
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jagath Thursday, 8 March 2018 09:58
Hi allthe best option is break Weerawansa's jaw ,or smash his face there would be no communal problems ,if his stinking set of Teeth upper and lower Jaw are both brokena man with guts will defintely do this
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Dhammika Thursday, 8 March 2018 10:00
Dont ADD FUEL TO FIRE which WW is famous for ! .
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Kandy Market Somay Thursday, 8 March 2018 10:25
This fellow is a worst racialist now trying to be an Angel, he who got the contract along with Gamampilla to destroy the Muslims.
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Daniel Samarakoon Thursday, 8 March 2018 10:55
Wait and see, once SF takes over, he will be the first to go to Welikade.
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S.T.M. Jabeer (Attorney-at-Law) Thursday, 8 March 2018 10:27
MR gave you the job with millions and you accomplished the job with the help of Muzamil. Clever fellow...
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Kamal Perera Thursday, 8 March 2018 10:53
Well Sir, you know everything. Yes... its true. I met one rowdy from WW area, he told me that he got 2500/- plus 2 bottles arrack supplied by Weerawansa.
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Nasnin Thursday, 8 March 2018 10:28
Please Don't CREATE TENSION AND THEN NO NEED TOO DEFUSE TENSION.
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Leslie Weerasinghe Thursday, 8 March 2018 10:28
Hay Weeray, how much Mahinda paid you for this nasty contract.
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Malu Kade Ramanayake Thursday, 8 March 2018 10:51
WW got 8 million and his golaya Gamampilla got 7 million.
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Rasool Mohideen (Pettah Market) Thursday, 8 March 2018 10:30
Dam racialist.... we know how to deal with you in the next 4 weeks.
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M.K.R. Zarook (Katugastota) Thursday, 8 March 2018 10:46
When he is boiling in the fire only he will realize the pain.
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Jal Perera Thursday, 8 March 2018 10:48
He was in a Kandy 3 star hotel when Katugastota was burning. He sent Muzamil first to start the operation. (true news)
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VJ Thursday, 8 March 2018 10:38
He is using the news media to incite more violence since the social media is not available.
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Sincere Thursday, 8 March 2018 11:48
Even though the mouth lies the tongue doesn't comrade!
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