BBS says it is being unfairly accused of links to violence

The Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) says it is being unfairly accused of links to violence targeting innocent Muslims.

General Secretary of the BBS, the Venerable Galagodaatte Gnanasara Thera said that every-time an incident takes place the BBS is blamed.

The monk had visited Kandy and there was a feeling that he instigated the violence but Gnanasara Thera insisted that he attempted to calm the people in the area.

He told reporters today that the BBS has changed its ways and is pushing for unity among all communities.

Gnanasara Thera said the BBS has concerns over some Muslim groups in Sri Lanka but is not taking a confrontational approach to address its concerns. (Colombo Gazette)


  1. Another crocodile shedding tears. Todays’ Subharathi Programme, Sinhala National Service, the most venerable Dhamara Amila Thero said that Gnanasara has demanded 2.5 Million from a Digana Businessman to stop the rioting in Digana. The businessman said that he has only 1.5 Million. Gnanasara, accepted this money and came to Colombo. You can check today’s programme on the SLBC website.

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