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The new type of patriotism- Karu Jayasuriya PDF Print E-mail
Karu Jayasuriya says criticizing and attacking the west has become the new trend in demonstrating patriotism. Mr. Jayasuriya points out that Sri Lanka quickly responds to countries who requested that the internally displaced be released from their camps.

He said that although the LTTE terrorism had been defeated, a different kind of terror was being imposed on our people and pointed out that Lankans could not turn a blind eye to the plight of 280,000 civilians who were undergoing immense suffering.

He added that the objective of the UNP was to ensure equal treatment to all citizens, and to establish such goals, democracy should be re-established.

Mr. Jayasuriya said “as an independent state, we should not bow down to other countries. “However, we ourselves must create a better environment,”

He pointed out that they are now concentrating on other burning issues after they supported the war effort against the LTTE and towards the end of the campaign,
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