Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lankan government ignoring the verdict of the Northerners - CM
Fri, May 23, 2014, 08:19 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

May 23, Colombo: The Chief Minister of Sri Lanka's Northern Province C.V. Wigneswaran has said that the government was ignoring the verdict of the Northerners and acting on its own in militarizing the Province.

Wigneswaran has made this statement at the farewell accorded to departing Indian Consul General V. Mahalingam who is designated as India's Ambassador to Ghana after serving three years at the Indian Consulate in Jaffna.

The Chief Minister has said the people in the Indian sub-continent knew well the situation in the North and East.

He has charged that the government was "doing everything" to grab People's lands in the North and East with the support of the security forces and planning to change the demography in the North and East.

According to Wigneswaran, the number of voters in the Northern Province is on the decline and the parliamentary representation from the North is also gradually decreasing as a result.

He expressed hope that the new government of India would create an impact on the country in dealing with the North and East issue.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka inks first trade pact with China's Guangzhou
-- [4 hours ago]
Constitutional council meets for the first time
-- [5 hours ago]
Government made a great effort to establish democracy in last six months - Harsha
-- [5 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Muslim party meets with UNP officials on election
-- [5 hours ago]
US Embassy in Sri Lanka celebrates Independence Day
-- [6 hours ago]
Former LTTE cadre sentenced to 10 years for assassination attempt on President in 2006
-- [7 hours ago]
Trade unions, civil organizations in Sri Lanka protest former president Rajapaksa's nomination
-- [7 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Customs nabs local attempting to smuggle endangered tortoises
-- [8 hours ago]
Sri Lankan President gives nod for Rajapaksa to contest upcoming elections under UPFA ticket
-- [8 hours ago]
Sri Lankan fishermen alleged of attacking Indian fishermen, damaging nets
-- [9 hours ago]

Copyright © 2000, 2014 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, 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 LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.