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Friday, 15 January 2016 - 13:35
Rules for Bhikkus should be first discussed with Bhikkus, Says Mahinda Rajapaksha
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Former President Mahinda Rajapaksha states that Theravada Ecclesiastical Code should have been discussed and approved by Bhikku community before the draft Bill was tabled in the Parliament.

Ex-President made this remark to media whilst leaving Thai Pongal Ceremony at Mayurapathi Kovil, Wellawatta today (15th).

Meanwhile, National Bhikku Front claims that the draft Bill has tensed the Bhikku community.

Secretary of National Bhikku Front, Rev. Wakamulle Vijitha Thera said at a Press Conference today, that Bhikku community should unite under the patronage of the Chief Prelates and defeat the draft Bill in the Parliament.

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