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Narcotic drugs had been introduced in the province in a systematic manner with the intention of preventing a youth-resurgence, Northern Province Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran charged today.

Addressing a prize giving ceremony of a cricket tournament held in Jaffna, the Chief Minister said some of the State officials and ministers had the opinion previously that Tamil youths should not be get together as idea of rebelling could arise in them.

“Those ministers believed that no ideas on liberation should arise in the hearts of youths and that they should behave like zombies,” he said.

He said that northern youth had put pressure on previous governments by taking up arms and the previous governments had to incur a large expenditure with foreign aid to put an end to the armed conflict. (Pradeep Kumara-Jaffna)

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  • Karu Wednesday, 03 June 2015 06:54 AM

    It is time for the Jaffna based politicians to think rationally. They have dug their own grave by instigating their youth to take up arms against the Govt. Of Sri Lanka. Thirty years of unwinnable war has torn the social fabric. You reap what you sow

    Maya Tuesday, 02 June 2015 10:58 PM

    What was reported was taken out of context of what he said.Even though Vidiyas rape and murder received wide publicity and even the nations president audited the family to console, there were at least 11 rape cases after that by drug addicts. With money from foreign relatives, the youths of one time high educated area of Jaffna is on the path of drug.The government should work along with CM to sort this menace out.

    Subra Tuesday, 02 June 2015 11:22 PM

    This man is an idiot and need of some brain surgery. This guy was asleep when his LTTE brothers selling and running drugs. May be he was getting is commission.Thanks, that he is in Sri Lanka and had he being living in a middle eastern country he may not be saying this idiotic things. He says this racist remarks every now and then. This man is Tamil racist and he hates other races. please jail this guy for his criminal hate speech.

    Priyantha Tuesday, 02 June 2015 11:44 PM

    It is time you to take some responsibility !

    LKcricket Tuesday, 02 June 2015 11:54 PM

    This man is a more racist than Prabhakaran. He is only worried that Tamil youths are getting used to drugs. Why can not he think as a whole Sri Lankan youth. He was a supreme court Judge and I wonder how this idiot was acting impartially with this racism mentality in his mind!I wonder why his both children wanted to marry with other races in our country because simply his children understood that this fox was nothing but a racist!

    Ranil Wednesday, 03 June 2015 12:56 AM

    Oh he has been schooled in the Weerawansa school of thought, to blame it all on a conspiracy rather than to take responsibility and meet the challenges of the day. A rational response will get you nowhere.

    ohsan Wednesday, 03 June 2015 01:05 AM

    This is true..its been done to prevent growth of tamil population and knowledge. come to jaffna u can find drugs anywhere more than foods.

    raj Wednesday, 03 June 2015 01:24 AM

    I totally agree with you sir.

    Raj Wednesday, 03 June 2015 01:25 AM

    there are different types of war crimes. one of them is to spread drugs among those who otherwise stand up for freedom. people should be aware of this.

    Subha Wednesday, 03 June 2015 01:41 AM

    If drugs were introduced to prevent tamil terrorism... then I fully support it !!!

    iemerald Wednesday, 03 June 2015 02:50 AM


    Tikiri Bandara Wednesday, 03 June 2015 03:21 AM

    This fellow is paying homage to Tamil Diaspora otherwise he will be in deep trouble. He has not achieved any thing for the people of Jaffna as the CM. It is time for the Tamils in North to elect a true representative to work with other national leaders to pave the way for Tamils to achieve their economic and social dreams.

    Jayasiri Wednesday, 03 June 2015 03:32 AM

    This man clearly inciting violence.

    Suq Madique Wednesday, 03 June 2015 03:54 AM

    He should say the drugs smuggled from TN by fishing boats are responsible

    Nims Wednesday, 03 June 2015 04:37 AM

    I thought that Vignashwaren is an educated man. Talk about the free medications your people receive at the cost of Sri Lankan payers cost.

    ranga Tuesday, 02 June 2015 10:29 PM

    wonder why the liks of OMG is silent in theseFM must have passed this article as not important... via DM Android App

    Nakkiran Wednesday, 03 June 2015 07:00 AM


    J Palitha Wednesday, 03 June 2015 07:00 AM

    If Mahinda wants to be the PM, he will destroy N

    Bubble Banda Wednesday, 03 June 2015 07:03 AM

    If you guys destroy the old king

    The Liberal Wednesday, 03 June 2015 07:07 AM

    Drugs were systematically introduced to youth of The South by the politicians of the previous regime. Drugs to Jaffna, however, were introduced by your beloved Tamil Nadu!

    Neautral Thinker Wednesday, 03 June 2015 08:32 AM

    Vigi is absolutely correct.

    ultimate Wednesday, 03 June 2015 09:31 AM

    The so called KG is "Kerala Ganja", which says it all......

    lkboy Wednesday, 03 June 2015 10:33 AM

    Is he high?

    Yakoob Wednesday, 03 June 2015 10:42 AM

    What did he has said ? . Before 2009 , there was no drug problem in the region. After the region was brought under army control , the drug problem started. What is there racism in his comments or where does he advocate terrorism. The comments made here by number of persons appear to be sheer racism. Being a Tamil does not mean that he cannot object to anything.. lets grow up a little bit !!

    RAHUL Wednesday, 03 June 2015 11:09 AM


    sadees Wednesday, 03 June 2015 11:13 AM

    We all know what is going on your side right now. You should take steps to guide the youths by imposing various programs to reverse the community mentality with peace and prosperity. Dont talk about drugs in the school instead challenge all the school principals to bring the youths for innovation ideas to be better.

    kumara Wednesday, 03 June 2015 11:23 AM

    One side weerawansa other side wigneswaran. Oh! god bless to Sri Lanka

    malij Wednesday, 03 June 2015 01:44 PM

    Rodney, you are correct. Prabhakaran wanted to do that to the children in south. Looks like it has boomeranged on them.

    nimi Thursday, 04 June 2015 02:41 AM

    Well said.

    mountain Tuesday, 02 June 2015 07:06 PM

    KUDU INTRODUCED TO SRILANKA BY LTTE. Still their agents in Srilanka. via DM Android App

    sss Tuesday, 02 June 2015 04:46 PM

    This is beyond ridiculous and clearly shows his intention of inciting masses. If there is a drug problem most possible root is Tamil Nadu whose infiltration in many areas in the north on which he is silent.

    saman Tuesday, 02 June 2015 04:49 PM

    Get a life pal!

    Dilip Tuesday, 02 June 2015 04:50 PM

    These people will say anything to stay in politics. All this talk is quite new. Since the LTTE was eliminated, people in the north are expressing theme selves freely, and this worries the Tamil politicians.

    words Tuesday, 02 June 2015 05:03 PM

    If Ranil can call Vasu a dried pumpkin.. I wonder what he would call this moron. . I dried egg plant Reconciliation most definitely is not in his mind via DM Android App

    lanka Tuesday, 02 June 2015 04:59 PM

    Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran you are a prat with all your education. No one has to introduce Narcotic drugs to Tamil youth! Your late brother Prabhakaran and his LTTE terror bunch were peddling drugs all over the world while you were sleeping in Colombo.Do not manipulate Tamil youth to their graves by instigating them to rebel and become terrorists once more as we Sri Lankans know how to deal with terror maniacs and Eelamists.

    Dinithi Tuesday, 02 June 2015 05:25 PM

    The guy is upset that the modern youth are not taking arms.Just shows the vicious mind. Also, drug menace is an island wide problem. How come it became a Tamil problem. Why does everything have to be from a racial standpoint? According to him, poverty is only suffered by Tamils; police force is only felt by Tamils; Drugs are only affecting Tamils. What madness. Seriously, it is very difficult to reconcile with people who are led by people like this.

    J R Rajasinghe Tuesday, 02 June 2015 05:29 PM

    This nonsense has to end. Him and his party never wants north to be part of this country. Hope our leaders see this clearly and act swiftly.

    Giabao Tuesday, 02 June 2015 05:33 PM

    He is a dried "murunga stick"

    Martin Tuesday, 02 June 2015 05:41 PM

    Pathetic statement. via DM Android App

    krishna Tuesday, 02 June 2015 05:52 PM

    Here Vigi you think you know every thing,do you know the bloody LTTE were one of the main drug traffickers in the world.Rock-a-by baby on the tree top.

    Aunty Tuesday, 02 June 2015 05:53 PM

    Grand Pa Karunanidhi must be sending Drugs along with Grand Ma Jayalalitha in the Boats and Aunty Sushima is wanting Fishing

    Rodney Tuesday, 02 June 2015 06:00 PM

    I thought originally drugs were smuggled from velvettithurai in the noth., to Sri Lanka.. Grow up old man

    Puran Appu Tuesday, 02 June 2015 06:22 PM

    Dear Chief minister, do not behave like an Avatar of Prabhakaran ! Instead be a great Lankan leader representing every Lankan - not just Tamils !

    Damien Tuesday, 02 June 2015 06:34 PM

    I hope the people realize what this man wants to do when he talks about youth taking up arms,He clearly wants to start another war.

    Cheers Tuesday, 02 June 2015 04:40 PM

    Drugs how did LTTE your so called saviours survive for 30 years if not for drug money

    gayan Tuesday, 02 June 2015 07:30 PM

    War was systamatically introduced to north by tamil politicians.

    Jehan Tuesday, 02 June 2015 07:39 PM

    Hay Rani W its time to show that you are a Male... via DM Android App

    Freddie Tuesday, 02 June 2015 07:45 PM

    They saw this and acted swiftly to safeguard their vote bank. pathetic politicians we got.

    Liberal One Tuesday, 02 June 2015 07:46 PM

    Will Ranil, CBK and mayithree give this man a lecture on racism? i guess not, elections are looming nearer.

    Nish Tuesday, 02 June 2015 07:51 PM

    Every problem faced by them is the responsibility of the majority! Are we supposed to feel guilt and offer them 1/3rd of the country?

    LAKSIRI Tuesday, 02 June 2015 07:51 PM

    this man is mentally sick now.. it is impossible to see this kind of man holding chief minister post of north can make any developments or national level reconciliation. every words he used against majority people. there are many Sinhalese in the country like to see better life to all people are living in the region of north and east due to long term suffering. it is a time TNA very senior leadership to stop this dirty mount before people do it. some time when people too much old do thinks like child and act like a mad man .this is the one such man.

    Ravi Tuesday, 02 June 2015 07:55 PM

    People should just not reject these separatists, they should also reject the power greedy, short sighted, selfish southern politicians who associate with these hate mongers.

    fawzan Tuesday, 02 June 2015 07:56 PM

    During LTTE period, drug, ra*e and alcohol abuse is never heard in their region. That was the fact. Now these menace are spreading at a rapid speed. Whom to blame? Is that the price those people has to pay.

    Puran Appu Tuesday, 02 June 2015 08:21 PM

    Well say Dinithi !

    Sarath Hemachandra Tuesday, 02 June 2015 08:27 PM

    It is surprising he did not blame Singhalese Buddhists or Singhalese Army for introducing drugs to Tamil Youth because for every bad thing happens to them Singhalese Buddhists are responsible.

    R.Sunthar. Tuesday, 02 June 2015 08:51 PM

    Harping on the past and dwelling on retaliation etc. is not going to help anybody. There is a pressing problem: The Drug menace . Something must be done to save the next generation that is fast getting into the clutches of the drug peddlars.This is acute in the North. North alone is not affected it is a national problem with international ramifications where big money is involved therefore a formidable enemy.

    Palitha Tuesday, 02 June 2015 09:06 PM


    garawi Tuesday, 02 June 2015 09:22 PM

    It is the LTTE who were dealing with drugs all over the world to arm the terrorist. You are agitatting fora revival of an uprising of the youth.In other words LTTE!!

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