Sep 13, 2017

Kandyan elite opted for Federalism first - Wigneswaran (Video)

Northern Province chief minister - C.V. Wigneswaran says that it was the Kandyan elite that initially opted for Federalism.

He was speaking as guest speaker at yesterday's (12) launch of the book 'Rajapaksa the Sinhala selfie' by senior journalist and political critic - Kusal Perera.

Speaking, Wigneswaran said that he recently called upon the the Chief prelates of the Malwathu and Asgiriya Chapters. Noting that the chief prelate of the Malwathu chapter was cordial, the CM noted that the chief prelate of the Asgiriya chapter was 'officious'.

The Northern Province further said :


Will Mahinda come back?
Speaking further, the CM also criticised the present government over backtracking on resolving the issues of minorities.

"They are not interested in going forward to do what they wanted to do at the time they came in 2015... but it has all become a question of "will Mahinda come back?."

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