More talk about combating racism

Sunday, 27 January 2013 - 13:49

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Filing answers to a query posed by Democratic National Alliance Parliamentarian Anura Kumara Dissanayeke recently Chief Government Whip Minister Nimal Siripala De Silva noted that a special parliamentary select committee would be appointed to look into allegations of attempts to incite communal discord within the country.

 

Addressing several media briefings held throughout the day yesterday Ministers Dullus Alahapperuma, Keheliya Rambukwella & Nimal Siripala De silva expressed the following views in this regard.

 

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Meanwhile the Bodhu Bala sena Organisation is due to meet with President Mahinda Rajapaksa today to discuss issues.

 

Leader of the Organisation Venerable Kirama Wimala Jothi thero expressed these views to our news team when contacted.

 

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Against this backdrop Deputy Minister A.H.M. Hezbollah states that certain parties are hell bent on creating discord between the government & various ethnicities.

 

The following views were expressed to our news team by Professor Premakumara De Silva who is the current head of the Sociology Unit of the University of Colombo, when it was inquired from him on as to how society could avert illicit propagation of communal discord which has become extremely rife during the recent past.

 

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