Saturday, 23 May 2015 - 14:06
Only alternative against suppression is compassion: says former President Mahinda
Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa says that the only alternative to respond to the ongoing suppression is to show compassion.
He stated this while attending a religious event held at Bibile Bodhirukkarama temple yesterday.
Elaborating further, the former President stated that he retired from politics to enjoy peace of mind.
However, a mudslinging campaign began against him and his family, which made him to respond to them time and again.
He also stated that he feels it’s best to respond to such political hatred with compassion.
Therefore, he is conducting Bodhi Puja regularly in hopes that their hatred would disappear through the blessings invoked.