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National Movement for Social Justice (NMSJ) Leader Ven. Maduluwawe Sobitha Thera said today parliament should be dissolved and the general election held after enacting the 19th Amendment to the Constitution.

He said what they wanted was not to bring any political party to power but to abolish the executive presidency through the required amendments to the Constitution.

“We are not interested in which party comes to power whether UNP, SLFP or JVP. What we want is to introduce the necessary amendments to the Constitution,” the Thera said.

He requested all MPs to vote for the 19th Amendment and said those who oppose it would be considered as traitors.

“We request the people to take to the streets and urge the 225 MPs to support the 19th Amendment to the Constitution. We will never get such an opportunity in the future and the MPs should not miss out on such an opportunity,” the Thera said.

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  • May God Bless you All - Mohamed Saturday, 25 April 2015 08:41 AM

    May god bless you Garu Damabara Amila We,sri lankan should thank for your all efforts even to previous regime to change - Your guys never see or shown the differences among the communities. Sri Lanka needs people like you.Garu Damabara Amila tath, and Maduluwawe Sobitha hamaduru tatha ape Suba paythum

    G.M. Jayawardena Saturday, 25 April 2015 12:43 PM

    These religious leaders do not know the fallen govt service problems in Health, Education, Transport and other services, those are faced by the ordinary peoples in this country. They should do what they are supposed to be doing not politics please.

    WK Costa Saturday, 25 April 2015 12:17 PM

    Motivation behind 19A is fatal to the country and this is not something people asked for. This 2 theros are in a mission of personal revenge on hatred acting against the real Buddhist values.

    Waco Saturday, 25 April 2015 11:55 AM

    19A will not do any good to the country. We must have the Presidential elections ASAP.

    suren Saturday, 25 April 2015 11:38 AM

    logic is clear he do not want 20 A which is definitely bad for UNP

    Gana Sara to learn from these monks Saturday, 25 April 2015 09:19 AM

    Gana Sara to learn from these respected monks

    Respected monks among Communities - Sameer Saturday, 25 April 2015 09:10 AM

    these both monks are well reputed and respectable Theors who always behave very politely with all communities without showing differences. I think Ganasara, should learn from these theros at least from their foot st
    eps.

    piumi Saturday, 25 April 2015 09:07 AM

    Hamuduruwane.... hemadama hari de nuwaning deka rata hari peththata harawanna. kiwwa vidihata apata pakshyak avashya netha. MR saha hema sebalekma divihimiyen Araksha kala rata alesama anagathayata hari vidihata denna pirisiduwa.

    piumi Saturday, 25 April 2015 09:00 AM

    Go for the sinhala meaning of Mahamangala Soothraya. Nicely explained about the real Mahasanga just like these two priest and others similar to same above. After listening to the videos i too observed the seriousness of the situation.

    yahapalan Friday, 24 April 2015 03:27 PM

    20A is equally important... it was mentioned that 100days was not in orginal plan... why why are we not going for 20A? defies logic.

    mutukuda Friday, 24 April 2015 05:53 PM

    This thero is lying continuously,

    man hatton Friday, 24 April 2015 05:39 PM

    This is common goal that every one should have at this point of time. This is the only way forward to a peace full country.

    Yasith Friday, 24 April 2015 05:29 PM

    and who did decide these changes are necessary for the constitution? Jayampathi wickramarathne? then god save this country.

    Ryder Friday, 24 April 2015 05:27 PM

    A decade later Sobitha thero will be blamed for weak governments and lack of development.

    FYI Friday, 24 April 2015 05:21 PM

    The whole country is behind Sobitha Thero.

    Blessing Friday, 24 April 2015 05:17 PM

    I respect the Thera but the Meeharakas in the present Parliament will never allow this to pass.

    ahmed Friday, 24 April 2015 04:02 PM

    May god bless you Garu Sobitha Thera Hamadurwane. We,sri lankan should thank for your all efforts even to previous regime to change

    Nish Friday, 24 April 2015 03:32 PM

    That means 20A will never get passed. Wonder who is behind sobhitha thero.


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