BBS holds protest against Wigneswaran in Vavuniya

1475215171_download-1The Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) staged a protest in Vavuniya today against Northern Province Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran.

The BBS said that the protest was staged to express opposition to the recent statements reportedly made by Wigneswaran.

BBS General Secretary Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara thero lead the protest.

The BBS said yesterday the protest will look to draw attention to the need to protect the “minority Sinhalese” community in the North.

Wigneswaran is reported to have said recently that Sinhalese families should not be settled in the North and that Buddhist Temples should also not be erected in Tamil dominated areas.

His comments drew criticism form the Government and opposition and raised fears it will open the doors for ethnic tensions. (Colombo Gazette)

3 COMMENTS

  1. Tamils have no problem when Catholic/Christian churches spring up among Hindus. Recently part of the Temple land of historic Thiruketheeswaram Temple was grabbed by Mannar bishop Rayappu by planting a Mary statue. Hindus have no reason to oppose Buddha. The Catholic Church is a partner of LTTE terrorists and now grab temple lands. CM Wigneswaran or other Hindu leaders in any Tamil party did not oppose the crime against Hindus in Mannaar.

  2. BBS got it wrong !! What he said is government sponsored !! Assisted !! Majority’s settlements building temples there !! In peoples land !! Spending public funds !! Nobody opposed to any one buying or renting property’s there !!

    • When Rishad Bada Udin build houses for Muslims only colonies at the government expense, you have no problem. When Mannar Bishop grab Hindu temple lands, you have no problem. How?

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