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Weerawansa has exposed his stupidity to the whole world - TNA
Minister of Housing and Construction, Wimal Weerawansa voiced his support towards the Cabinet decision to do away with the Tamil version of the National Anthem, branding this practice a joke.
e said that in no other country is the National Anthem sung in multiple languages including India
where the National Anthem is only sung in Hindi despite the hundreds of languages been spoken in the country."Only in Sri Lanka is this being practiced and it's a joke.
This decision was simply a correction of an error made through the Constitution of 1978," he
to meet Liam Fox face-to-face?
At a press conference held on December 2, Weerawansa
claimed that Britain was a failed state that could not even provide adequate security to a visiting leader of a foreign nation.
On December 3 Weerawansa
led a protest march up to the British High Commission
over the incident where due to alleged security concerns surrounding President Mahinda Rajapaksa's visit to the UK the Oxford Union
cancelled the President's scheduled speech.
ut a Sri Lankan government minister, Wimal Weerawansa, accused him of "conspiring against the government with the Tamil Tigers" by attending the gathering.
Last Friday, Mr Weerawansa
led a demonstration outside the British High Commission
Wimal Weerawansa, the leader ...
Wimal Weerawansa, the leader of the National Freedom Front (NFF) and an ally of the ruling United Peoples Freedom Alliance government Saturday evening abandoned his fast unto death accepting a glass of water from Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa.
Mr. Rajapaksa paid a surprise visit to the venue where Weerawansa
had been fasting.
Wimal Weerawansa, the leader of the National Freedom Front (NFF), a splinter group of the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna and currently an ally of the ruling United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA) Friday resigned from the post of Minister of Construction, Engineering Services, Housing and Common Amenities Colombo media reported quoting his ministry spokesman.
The hunger strike by Minister Wimal Weerawansa, leader of the National Freedom Front (NFF), a constituent of the ruling United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA) and a splinter group of the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) came up for debate between the External Affairs Minister G. L. Peiris and opposition leader Ranil Wickramasinghe Thursday in parliament during the committee stage debate of the 2010 budget.
Wimal Weerawansa, a Sri Lankan minister in Mahinda Rajapaksa's cabinet and the leader of the National Freedom Front (NFF), has launched a 'fast unto death campaign' in front of the UN office in Colombo at Bauddaloka Mawatha Thursday.
is expected to kick off his
fast-to-death campaign Thursday if the UN
does not respond positively to demands put forward by Sri Lanka demanding the immediate disbanding of the expert panel, the paper said.
The United Nations office in Colombo has declared holiday on Wednesday after Wimal Weerawansa, a government minister and leader of National Freedom Front, protested outside the UN office Tuesday.
Meanwhile, Mr. Weerawansa
on Wednesday told journalists that their protesters will launch a fast unto death campaign if the UN
fails to respond to their demands.
Sri Lankan Minister for Construction and Housing, Wimal Weerawansa, who launched a protest in front of the UN office in Bauddaloka Mawatta in Colombo demanding the UN to dissolve the expert panel announced by the UN Secretary General to investigate allegations of war crimes and human rights violations, arrived at the demonstration site around 5:00 p.m. and prompted the protesters to enter the premises of the UN complex after phoning Sri Lankan Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa and receiving instructions, a reporter at the site told TamilNet.
A police officer was manhandled by the mob and the police has withdrawn from the premises.
Sri Lankan minister Wimal Weerawansa, who was opposed to the peace process, has gathered his supporters outside the UN office in Colombo at Bauddhaloka Mawatha protesting against the UN Secretary General Ban-Ki moon's move to appoint an expert panel Tuesday afternoon.
On a leafy Colombo corner, surrounded by hundreds of his nationalist supporters and Buddhist monks, Sri Lankan cabinet minister Wimal Weerawansa burns an effigy of UN Sec...
The Thero said that the dissident JVP MP's who left with Mr. Wimal Weerawansa after his special statement went straight to the office of the PNM and National organizer of the PNM Mr, Senarathna De Silva and Mr. Wasantha Bandara who addressed them are reported to have told "From now on PNM is your party".
Also present on this occasion were convener of the Manel Mal Movement Barrister S.L. Gunasekara
, parliamentarian Mr.Wimal Weerawansa, Dr. Gunadasa Amarasekara, Colnel Anil Amarasekara among others. |Pics|
Representing the Patriotic National Movement its Chairman Dr. Gunadasa Amarasekara and Its General Secretary parliamentarian Mr. Wimal Weerawansa participated at this ceremony. |Pics|
Speaking further Mr. Weerawansa
said, "What imperialists do next is make these countries their hostages.
A risk of government suspending security operations in the north and east has emerged, Wimal Weerawansa, the general secretary of PNM said today addressing a media briefing at Colombo.
pointed out that security forces have liberated the east from the grip of Wanni Tigers and hearing that the imperialist forces are agitated.
Mr. Wimal Weerawanse, Member of the Executive Committee of PNM and Member of Parliament addressing the convention said the UNP government during its tenure of two years had dragged the country to the brink of disaster by betraying it economically, politically and culturally to foreigners.
If the UNP was allowed to continue their regime for the rest of their period of five years they would have betrayed the country to LTTE terrorists and complete their tenure by getting a seat in the UNO for the terrorists.
PNM came forward at this juncture to drive away the UNP and protect the Motherland from the vicious clutches of the terrorists said Mr. Weerawanse.
Defeating the puppet regime of pro-imperialist Ranil Wickremasinghe was a victory for the patriotic forces said Mr.Weerawanse.
Establishing a Government of patriotic forces on the 2nd of April to fulfill the aspirations of the masses by driving away the traitors who had capitulated to the imperialists and putting forward a policy statement without any mention of a federal element of devolution of power are the victories of patriotic forces added Mr. Weerawanse
, as a strong mass movement, taught Ranil Wickremasinghe, a shrewd campaigner politically, a lesson for trying to rule without fulfilling the wishes of the masses said Mr.Weerawanse adding that the National Movement of this country, which gives leadership to PNM
, is ready to teach the same lesson to anyone who would try to follow the footpath of Wickremasinghe and his
The Convention was also addressed by Executive Committee Members of PNM Ven.