Filed under Reconciliation

NO ELECTION PROMISES ABOUT ETHNIC RECONCILIATION

Island By Jehan Perera This has been among the most promising elections if the number of election promises that have been made are counted. The presidential candidates seem to be determined to outdo the other when it comes to the promises they make in their election manifestos. If one promises free fertiliser for paddy production … Continue reading

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Devolution: Leaders should be clear

Daily Mirror Editorial The subject of Devolution of Power has come to the fore again. It has been reported that a committee has been appointed by President Maithripala Sirisena to formulate a new set of proposals on the devolution of power to replace the current Provincial Council system. But is anyone confident that it would … Continue reading

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Policy discourse vital before future elections

Sunday Times With the Provincial Council elections followed by the Presidential and Parliamentary elections likely to be held this year, political parties are focusing a large part of their energy to plan for these polls. New alliances are being formed to strengthen political parties’ chances of success when they go before the people. Electoral organisers … Continue reading

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Constitutional reforms: Stoking fear?

By Mass L. Usuf Imagine if all human beings are of one race, one colour, one height, and with the same features. Then, obviously, there will not be a race, colour, or ethnic differentiation, as all will look the same. Of course, there will be great difficulty and confusion in recognising each other, and dealing … Continue reading

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