It is now nearly one week since Mahinda Rajapaksa and his Government was forced to stand down by Court.
For a country whose prejudice walls itself between nations in christening their blood ‘SinhaLe’, ‘DemaLe’, the lesson that is taught is, “There is only one nation, and that is human nation”.
Remembering the World AIDS Day—in opening up opportunities for people living with HIV to fight against it, showing support and bringing equality for people living with HIV, and commemorating those who passed away from AIDS-related illnesses—the world was in a unity dressed in gallantly bright red ribbons to show support as an international dedication and was only three days ago. Where are we standing today?
The word ‘parliament’ originated from the French verb ‘parler’, meaning to speak, talk, discuss, converse, communicate, etc. The English term ‘parliament’ was rooted in the 11th century French ‘parlement’ which then evolved during the Anglo-Norman period of the 14th century.
President of the Election Commission Mahinda Deshapriya has said that the General Election will be kept on hold until the legitimacy of the dissolution of the Parliament is decided. Apparently, now the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka will be the ultimate referee for the whole crisis.
“He forgot wishes and expectations of Sinhala, Tamil, Malay, Muslim, Burgher people. He forgot the country’s problems. He entered a butterfly life.”