May 15, 2017

Why did Modi go to estates for Vesak? (video) Featured

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi’s Sri Lanka visit was not to attend Vesak celebrations, says Mohan Samaranayake, spokesman for ex-president Mahinda Rajapaksa, noting that his visit marks a new beginning for Indo-Lanka relations.

His visit to the estates in the upcountry proves that fact that the intention of his visit not for Vesak, he says in a facebook posting.

Samaranayake says India’s expansionism after independence was adversely affecting countries like Sri Lanka.