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BY Mirudhula Thambiah Former Opposition Leader Municipal Council of Akkaraipattu and Executive Member of Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) Haniffa Madhani commenting on the recent statement of President Maithripala Sirisena on cattle slaughter said, some negative elements, knowing very well that cattle slaughter will affect the Muslim community, are trying to get political mileage while spoiling the religious and ethnic harmony in the country. "We (Muslims) should not fall into such negat...

BY Mirudhula Thambiah' Eastern Province Agriculture Minister and Prominent Tamil National Alliance (TNA) member, Attorney-at-Law Krishnapillai Thurairajasingham said, the government should repeal the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA). At the same time there is a political view on the repealing of the PTA. "When we begin to function democratically, politicians like Mahinda Rajapaksa will make it positive to take their political agenda forward. Therefore, it is the main reason for the rel...

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