Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lanka's Buddhist movement urges authorities to correct errors in the Law College exam
Fri, Feb 1, 2013, 12:10 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Feb 01, Colombo: The Buddhist activity group in Sri Lanka, Bodu Bala Sena (Buddhist Power Force) movement has said that an error has occurred during the Sinhala translation of the law entrance examination causing injustice to the Sinhala medium students.

The secretary of the ethno-religious movement Ven. Galagodaaththe Gnanasara said yesterday that the Sinhala medium students of the Law College entrance examination faced an injustice due to errors in the examination paper.

He said that the Sinhala medium students had lost 14 marks due to a translation error. Seven questions of the paper given for Sinhala medium students had translation errors, he said at a press conference yesterday.

The organization demanded the government to rectify the problem either by holding the examination again or granting a fair mark to the affected students.

Bodu Bala Sena charged earlier that there was a scandal behind the disproportionate increase of Tamil and Muslim students who passed the law entrance examination and campaigned against the Minister of Justice Rauf Hakeem who is a Muslim.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
India - Sri Lanka joint military training exercise 'Mithra Shakthi' 2016 begins next week
-- [12 minutes ago]
Sri Lanka expects GSP+ between March and May 2017 if current reforms continued
-- [32 minutes ago]
Sri Lanka nationwide inflation increases to 4.7 percent in September 2016
-- [1 hour and 1 minutes ago]
Sri Lanka Customs arrests Chinese national attempting to smuggle gems worth over Rs. 11 million
-- [7 hours ago]
Industrial and Technology Development super zone to be established in Kalutara
-- [7 hours ago]
Court lifts enjoining order against 'Usaviya Nihandai' documentary
-- [8 hours ago]
President's permission is mandatory in clearing forests, moving earth
-- [8 hours ago]
High level delegation of Belgian government to visit Sri Lanka next week to promote bilateral relations
-- [9 hours ago]
A Sri Lankan Tamil dies on the way to Tiruchi
Fitch expects strong growth for Sri Lankan Telcos despite higher taxes

Copyright © 2000, 2012 by (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.