Friday, December 4, 2009

Why Sri Lankan voters should put Country first

By Shenali Waduge
If Sri Lankans presently wonder why the nation is divided in thought & deed it is possibly because we have not experienced too many incidents of what it is like to be united, feel united & think united. However, everyone will all agree that 2009 will go down in history as an epic example of a single instance where a nation did actually feel for the first time since its post-independence history a sense of pride, a sense of glory, a sense of relief & a strong sense of togetherness. It culminated in people disregarding political allegiance to ward off all alliances (foreign & local) & to build a force that helped to even neutralize excessive international bullying. The amount of National Flags the public proudly displayed was a phenomenal sight.
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