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BBS wants Sri Lanka named ‘Sinhale’


7 October 2014 11:35 am - 11     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


The Bodu Bala Sena (BBS), revealing details of its policy framework, said today the name Sri Lanka should be changed to ‘Sinhale’ and the state flag should be the one used prior to 1815.

It also proposes that the executive presidency and the provincial council system be abolished; the name of the parliament changed and the number of parliamentarians reduced to 100.

“The country should have a post of ‘Sangaraja’ as the spiritual leader and he should also be the leader of the state. All the decisions with regard to Buddhism should be taken by him. However, the religious freedom should be secured. There will be no discrimination,” BBS Chief Executive Officer Dilantha Vithanage said.

He said the BBS would discuss these matters with political parties, civil society groups and diplomats in future. (Lahiru Pothmulla and Yoshitha Perera)

  Comments - 11

  • Gamini Tuesday, 07 October 2014 12:03 PM

    Ideas are good.

    stig Tuesday, 07 October 2014 05:39 PM

    lol via DM Android App

    Don Tuesday, 07 October 2014 05:43 PM

    started again.... via DM Android App

    Empulze Wednesday, 08 October 2014 08:10 AM

    comicon in action via DM Android App

    ahmed Wednesday, 08 October 2014 09:03 AM

    election and business in the name of religon via DM Android App

    guru Wednesday, 08 October 2014 09:15 AM

    they supply jokes to stressed sri lankans

    yathi Wednesday, 08 October 2014 07:35 AM

    Not bad

    mount Wednesday, 08 October 2014 02:40 PM

    CHINHALE. is better.

    Jude Pillai Wednesday, 08 October 2014 06:48 PM

    I have important things to concentrate

    swarna Thursday, 09 October 2014 01:11 AM

    Jayawewa bodu bala sena

    ramlie Friday, 10 October 2014 07:08 AM

    BBS Dreams will never come true,

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