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Ensuring TNA participation at the parliamentary select committee

By D.B.S.Jeyaraj

The political dialogue between the Sri Lankan Government and the Tamil National Alliance(TNA)that progressed in fits and starts has reached a state of impasse for several months. The current deadlock is due to rigid positions adopted by both sides on the key question of a Parliamentary Select Committee(PSC).

President Mahinda Rajapaksa and Leader of Tamil National Alliance Mr. R. Sampanthan at Temple Trees on February 21-Pic by : Chandana Perera-news.lk

President Mahinda Rajapaksa is of the firm opinion that any negotiated political settlement or arrangement should be multi-lateral and worked out only through a Parliamentary Select Committee(PSC). He has appointed a 31 member PSC for the purpose comprising 19 Govt party representatives and 12 opposition party representatives. The TNA has been allocated three of the twelve opposition representatives. [ click here to read in full ~ on dbsjeyaraj.com: Ensuring TNA participation at the parliamentary select committee ]

We need freedom to create with and for everybody living in Sri Lanka

By Rasaiah Loganandan

Mr.Jeyasankar says that there has been a statement in the leaflets like this, distributed at the premier of the drama “Theatre needs no spoken language and it evolutes sans spoken language several decades ago” says the leaflet”

There are no such baseless lies in that leaflet. As the Tamil translator of it I can take the full responcibility of it. This is the section of the leaflet (in English) which Mr.Jayasankar pointing out: [click here to read in full ~ on dbsjeyaraj.com: We need freedom to create with and for everybody living in Sri Lanka]