Most. Ven. Mahanayake Thera urges Weerawansa to support Government
JVP MP Wimal Weerawansa and his nine loyalists say their group will
work closely with the National Patriotic Movement [NPM] to defeat
separatism in Sri Lanka.
Speaking to the media yesterday in Kandy, the JVP dissidents said
that they want to correct their party's path.
"We got furious feed back from the JVP leadership when we asked to
correct their path, he said.
Weerawansa and his loyalists made a courtesy visit to Most Ven.
Mahanayaka Theras of Malwatta and Asgiriya and pay their homage to the
Temple of the Tooth relic. Mahanayaka of the Malwatta Chapter Most Ven.
Tibbotuwawe Sri Sumangala Nayaka Thera urged the JVP dissidents to
support the Government to liberate Sri Lanka from terrorism.
"If you join the Government and take Cabinet portfolios it is not an
unfair thing for your voters. I think it is the suitable way to help the
Government," said the Ven. Thera. During the courtesy calls Weerawansa
said he always wishes to obtain advice from the Most Ven. Mahanayakas.
Weerawansa and the other nine Parliamentarians were welcomed by
Nilanga Dela Bandara, the Diyawadana Nilame.