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Sunday, 23 June 2013





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‘Deliberations should be scientific and practical’:

Equality and dignity among communities – PSC’s aim-Minister D.E.W. Gunasekara

The newly appointed Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) should strive for equality and dignity among communities while remaining free of communal discord, Senior Minister of Human Resources D.E.W. Gunasekara told the Sunday Observer. Gunasekara, a member of the PSC representing the CP said that the ultimate objective should be to get at least 60 percent consensus among political parties for a solution within a unitary Sri Lankan state.

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Prior to Northern polls:

Registration of displaced persons begins

The Elections Department will begin registering displaced voters ahead of the Northern Provincial Council election to ensure that the large numbers who have migrated internally or are overseas due to terrorism will have their franchise rights restored. The polls are due to be held in September this year and the polls related activities will commence when registration is completed.

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Consensus vital for Constitutional reforms – Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva

The thirty-year political career of Irrigation and Water Management Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva is proof of the fact that he is a politician who practises gentlemanly politics and maintains close rapport with the Government and Opposition Parliamentarians.

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TNA making big mistake:

We lived like a family at one time -Anandasangaree

The TNA is making a big mistake. I would have been the best advisor to Sampanthan if he would have taken me in. But he is guided by people who were not even born when this problem in the country originated. I have lived at a time when the Sinhalese and the Tamils in the country never felt that they were strangers. They lived like brothers, before Independence,

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