Complaint lodged against Mangala

18 November 2019 04:08 pm - 6     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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Executive Director of Buddhist Information Center Ven. Athulugalle Sri Jinananda Thera has lodged a complaint with the Police Headquarters against MP Mangala Samaraweera over a message posted on his Twitter.

Police Spokesman SSP Ruwan Gunasekera said the Thera had lodged a complaint with the police claiming that Mr. Samaraweera had insulted the Sanga in his massage.

He said the complaint has been forwarded to the Legal Division DIG to seek legal advice.

MP Samaraweera had tweeted that “I weep for my beloved country. May the blessings of the double gem, Buddha and Dharma, be with Sri Lanka,” (Darshana Sanjeewa Balasuriya)

  Comments - 6

  • WAC Monday, 18 November 2019 04:21 PM

    Largely true.. most sangha are corrupt... but shouldn't have mentioned so in public. This government has angered the maha sangha and that one reason for the defeat.

    Dan Monday, 18 November 2019 04:55 PM

    That’s a honest comment from the MP. Is honesty a crime now?

    Vipin B Monday, 18 November 2019 04:59 PM

    To be honest, what Mangala said is ABSOLUTELY CORRECT!

    Anmanpan Monday, 18 November 2019 05:05 PM

    We are living in a democratic and civilised society. As such we can get blessing selectively. What stupid these guys in yellow fancy dress are. As from my comment I am in full agreement Mangala's tweet.

    Nadeeka Abeyrathne Monday, 18 November 2019 05:17 PM

    Mangala should be worshiped for saying the obvious .

    Lion Monday, 18 November 2019 06:08 PM

    What's wrong in it the way the monks behaved publicly during the voting will make a common man also angry. Monks should correct their behaviour.


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