Venerable Ellawala Medananda Thera says that the statement made by TNA Batticaloa District MP S. Yogeswaran in parliament yesterday was absolutely untrue.
TNA MP Yogeswaran quoted from Chronicles in this country as saying that Sri Lanka is a land of Hindus.
When our news team contacted Venerable Ellawala Medananda Thera to comment on the TNA MPs claim, the Thera said that the records in connection with King Ravana are fictions.
When our news team contacted National Languages and Social Integration Minister Wasudeva Nanayakkara said that the Constitution has allowed the National Anthem to be sung in both Sinhala and Tamil.
Update :Wednesday, 18 December 2013 – 12:50
Reply to the statement TNA made that Sri Lanka is a Hindu State
The heads of expenditure of 23 ministries were taken for debate under a special committee stage in parliament yesterday.
During the debate TNA MP , S Yogarajan stated that Sri Lanka is a Hindu state.
MP said so while citing chronicles.
Minister Mervyn Silva replied to the statement in the following manner.