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JR Jr. steps in to protect ‘grandfather’s Constitution’

Daily FT   Claims there is no need for constitutional reforms Says he wants to contest local government elections from Colombo despite being Gampaha SLFP organiser Says he doesn’t understand the UNP anymore In a bid to protect his grandfather’s legacy, Pradeep Jayewardene, the grandson of Sri Lanka’s first executive President J.R. Jayewardene, yesterday claimed that there was … Continue reading

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Chauvinism against new Constitution

The new Constitution has not yet seen the light of the day. Only an interim report of the Steering Committee of the Constitutional Assembly has been presented to Parliament. An interim report is obviously not a final document. It contains only draft proposals. They include ones that has consensus as well as independent individual proposals. … Continue reading

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MR’s duplicity

Daily News Editorial Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa these days is given to issuing copious statements on the various topics. Yesterday, in one of these statements that have now come to be frequent, he has called on the government to abandon the idea of a new constitution. He says that the government has no mandate to … Continue reading

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Taj Mahal controversy

Sangeet Som’s fallacy makes Red Fort, Lutyens’ Delhi foreign to Indian culture Bikram Vohra (First Post) Prime Minister Narendra Modi says we cannot move ahead without our heritage. Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath says the Taj Mahal was built by Indian sweat and blood and toil. These are scarcely vigorous defences for the silly … Continue reading

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