He strongly condemned the Sinhala Buddhist monks and the Sinhalese public for engaging in such an act.
He said that the Hindu people do not go to the Hindu Kovil even after eating meat and burning a pyre at such a holy place was a great disgrace done to their culture.
He said that entire Tamil community including himself, do not approve of such an act which was carried out despite the court order to bury the body outside the Kovil premises.
He further stated that according to Tamil culture it is a great disgrace and he believes that this is the first time such an act was done at a holy Kovil like this.
The body was cremated according to the decision of the Sangha Sabha - Ven. Gnanasara Thera
Meanwhile, Ven. Gnanasara Thera said that as per the decision of the Sangha Sabha, the body of Nayaru Thera were cremated in the temple premises as they do not agree with cremating a Buddhist monk's body according to Court decisions.
The Mullaitivu Magistrate S Leninkumar delivered an order for the final rites of the Nayaru Rajamaha Vihara Chief Incumbent to be carried out on the beach opposite to the temple.
Tamil lawyers boycott Mullaitivu court
Meanwhile, it is reported that Tamil lawyers of the Mullaitivu Magistrate's Court have not appeared in court proceedings this afternoon (23) as a protest against burning the pyre of Ven.Medhalankarakitthi Thera despite the court order preventing it.
Madhava Kulasooriya - Vavuniya correspondent