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Former president Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga said today that there was no difference between LTTE extremism in the North and Sinhala extremism in the South.

She said their destructive mentality remained the same.

Ms. Kumaratunga told the media, at an event held to promote reconciliation, that she would not express her views on the allegations that former defense secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa was connected to the ‘Avaa’ gang because she did not have all the facts to do so.

“I have read reports of some issues in the Northern Province because of the Avaa gang. But I am not aware of the details as to who is behind the gang. However, I am sure there are extremist elements behind it,” she added.

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  • Sangaralingham Wednesday, 09 November 2016 09:18 AM

    All the politicians need to get smarter wiser disciplined organized truthful and say what is going on in the country land of uncivilized behaviour thugs hooligans running around or failing leadership or lack of statesmen ship in the government.if former president is concerned about the plight of the country concerns should be raised by all wise persons of the country. Abuse of children sexual violence repeatedly noted in the media make all the country souls concerned.

    J Palitha Tuesday, 08 November 2016 08:35 AM

    You are 100% correct madam.

    Kadupol Jothywansa Tuesday, 08 November 2016 08:37 AM

    Yes I agree with CBK. Wigneswaran is the current leader for LTTE and Gottabay is the leader for Aava.

    Desmond Jeromme Tuesday, 08 November 2016 08:38 AM

    Our great Madam Chandrika is not a easy to go women, she knows what is happening in our country. Yes madam all you said is the truth.

    German Jacob Tuesday, 08 November 2016 08:40 AM

    CBK expressed the clear views. Time to come Tamils will be destroyed by Wicky and Sinhalese will be betrayed by MR's family members.

    Thanos Tuesday, 08 November 2016 09:01 AM

    True, and your father SWRDB was the one who started this whole mess.

    Sangaralingham Tuesday, 08 November 2016 09:28 AM

    Extremism is a sign of inferiority complex.helpless with no back up reason., try to brave themselves with some associates or groups or some political force behind them with no respect for the principles of unity dignity diversity

    Citizen Tuesday, 08 November 2016 09:39 AM

    Please take your medication without fail

    chandra Tuesday, 08 November 2016 11:14 AM

    Except Mr. P via DM Android App

    Derfdo Tuesday, 08 November 2016 11:39 AM

    Who are the southern extremists you are talking about. Have courage to name them

    TJ Tuesday, 08 November 2016 12:21 PM

    Southern started the Northern...

    Hiran Tuesday, 08 November 2016 01:27 PM

    Why are there so many dislikes? What she says about extremism is correct. Whether extremism comes from the north or the south it will leave a trail of destruction behind it.

    mal Tuesday, 08 November 2016 01:38 PM

    It is no secret to anyone born in sri lanka.

    Dr. Drake Tuesday, 08 November 2016 01:59 PM

    then what about whiskey?


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