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BBS demand release of Gnansara Thera

3 February 2016 05:53 pm - 4     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Members of the Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) and other Buddhist organisations held a demonstration outside the Buddhist Affairs Ministry this evening obstructing the traffic demanding the release of BBS General Secretary Ven. Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thera, who is in remand custody.

After the demonstration, the members marched towards the President’s House to handover a petition.   

Ven. Gnansara Thera was remanded on charges of contempt of court till February 9 by the Homagama Magistrate. (Chaturanga Pradeep)

Video by Biddhi

  Comments - 4

  • Veda-mama Thursday, 04 February 2016 06:44 AM

    No matter what religious dignitary it is or what religion he or she belongs to, that person should be punished according to the law for any wrongdoings.

    Rizan Thursday, 04 February 2016 07:11 AM

    Please let us celebrate our independence peacefully. if he comes out he will again divide all of us.

    Sim Thursday, 04 February 2016 08:17 AM

    Punish the guilty according to the law.

    Justicia Friday, 05 February 2016 06:58 PM

    "BBS demand release of Gnansara Thera" - When a case is pending, has BBS the right to "DEMAND". ? Can this also be construed as going against the judiciary , and therefore "contempt of court" ?

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