Oct 18, Colombo: A Sri Lankan Buddhist organization has protested against a Tamil National Alliance (TNA) parliamentarian.
The Ravana Balaya says it will protest against TNA MP S. Sridharan if he demanded Sinhala people to leave Jaffna.
Secretary of the Ravana Balaya, Ven. Iththekande Saddhatissa Thero has said that Sridharan cannot make Jaffna his birthplace and expect Sinhalese to leave Jaffna.
He has explained during a meeting in the North that history has proven that Sinhalese people have lived in Jaffna.
According to the Thero, MP Sridharan should not be allowed to visit Colombo even to attend parliament.
The Ravana Balaya has vowed to take action against any person who tries to create ethnic disharmony.
Meanwhile, Chavakachcheri Pradeshiya Sabha run by TNA's main constituent party, Illankai Tamil Arasu Kadchi (ITAK) has passed a resolution calling for the reconstruction of LTTE cemeteries in the area destroyed by the security forces during the war, The Island newspaper reported.
The ITAK run Pradeshiya Sabha in the Jaffna district has also decided to commemorate those who died fighting for the LTTE, according to The Island report.