Mon. May 27th, 2019

Colombo Gazette

The premier online newspaper in Sri Lanka

Mervyn ready to work with BBS

Former Minister Mervyn Silva says he is prepared to work with the Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) in future.

The former Minister visited the Prison Headquarters today together with BBS monks to seek protection for BBS General Secretary the Venerable Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thera.

The BBS claimed that there is a threat to the life of the BBS General Secretary who is currently serving a prison sentence.

Speaking to reporters outside the Prison Headquarters, Former Minister Mervyn Silva said that the President and Prime Minister will be responsible if any harm comes to the Venerable Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thera.

He said that he is also prepared to work with the BBS to protect Buddhism in Sri Lanka. (Colombo Gazette)

Report by Indika Sri Aravinda

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