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* Sri Lankan Minister sends a letter of demand of one billion rupees to the extremist Buddhist monk
Tue, Aug 12, 2014, 10:17 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Aug 12, Colombo: Sri Lanka Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Dr. Rajitha Senaratne has sent a letter of demand today to the secretary of the extremist Buddhist group Bodu Bala Sena Galagodaaththe Gnanasara Thero seeking damage of one billion rupees for insulting him.

The letter of demand has been sent to the monk through the lawyers of the Minister.

Gnanasara Thero is demanded to pay the damage within two weeks beginning from yesterday to avoid legal action.

The lawyer further requested the Buddhist monk to desist making false and malicious statements regarding the Minister causing further damage.

The letter further said that the Minister would be compelled to seek appropriate restraining orders if the monk continues to insult him.

Galagodaaththe Gnanasara Thero said last week that Minister Senaratne had links with the Tamil rebel Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) and had a relationship with one Kadireshan who was an LTTE member.

Minister Senaratne said that the alleged Kadireshan is a businessman who is engaged in businesses in Panchikawaththa now too. He said the monk had always misunderstood all Tamils as terrorists.

The Buddhist monk also said that the Minister has wealth like houses in America and ships that have been acquired by dubious means.

Minister Senaratne had spoken strongly against the BBS for inciting recent religious violence against the Muslims in Aluthgama and in his electorate Beruwala.

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