Monday, February 15, 2010

Chief Monk of Malwaththe and few of those towing his line will never be respected by a majority of the Singhalese

Nimal R Melbourne Australia

Chief Monk of Malwaththe and few of those towing his line will never be respected by a majority of the Singhalese

Chief monk of Malwaththe chapter Thibbotuwave Sri Sumangala did not utter a word against retired General Sarath Fonseka's recent statement to the BBC Sinhala Service stating that he was willing to give evidence as a witness at a War Crime Tribunal and he will not defend any one who committed war crimes and would definitely expose all those who have done so. However this chief priest along with few others is now making a huge noise after the arrest of retired General Sarath Fonseka. Isn't this ludicrous?

As many citizens in Sri Lanka are aware, chief priest Thibbotuwave Sri Sumangala has always been a good supporter of Ranil Wickramasinghe and has never supported any activities in the past to counter separatist LTTE activities or helped the poor Singhalese in the East who used to suffer from atrocities of the LTTE. However after seeing the strong wave of support for the President Mahinda Rajapakse upon defeat of the LTTE in last May'09, he made a statement that Hon Mahinda Rajapakse should rule the country for the rest of his life.
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