Author Archive for Chanaka Bandarage

නව ආණ්‌ඩුක්‍රම ව්‍යවස්‌ථා යෝජනාවලට අප  විරුද්ධ විය යුත්තේ ඇයි? ලක්ෂ ගණනින්  බෙදා හැරිය යුතු මහජන අත් පත්‍රිකාව

Monday, January 2nd, 2017

චානක බණ්ඩාරගේ, ශ්‍රී ලංකා සහයෝගිතා කණ්ඩායම srilankasupportgroup@bigpond.com  යෝජනාවලට අනුව, නව ආණ්ආණ්ඩුක්‍රම ව්‍යවස්‌ථාවෙන් අවසානයේදී බිහි වෙන්නේ ඊලාම් රාජ්‍යයකි: 1987, 13වෙනි සංශෝධනයෙන් පසුව වත් නොලැබුණු ඉඩම්, පොලිස්‌, මුදල් බලතල පළාත් සභාවලට දීමට යාම. රටේ ඉඩම් අයිතිය/පාලනය සහ කළමනාකරණය මුළුමනින්ම පළාත්සභා වලට. එනම්, උතුරේ මහා ඇමතිට ඕන නම් තමිල්නාඩුවේ  අයට වුනත් ඉඩම්?  සිංහලයන්ට උතුරු/නැගෙනහිර අළුතෙන් ඉඩම් අයිතිවාසිකම්  අහිමි […]

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Tragedy for Sinhalese in the Trincomalee District – acts of gross unfairness to them

Thursday, December 29th, 2016

Chanaka Bandarage  Some difficulties  faced by them: Dehiwatte Village– this is a remote village about 45 km south from the Trincomalee town. It is about 40 km south west  of Kantale town. Like many areas in the East, Dehiwatte is a traditional Sinhalese Buddhist village. There are  Buddhist artifacts found in Dehiwatte area, nearly 2000 […]

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යෝජිත නව ආණ්‌ඩුක්‍රම ව්‍යවස්‌ථාවට අප  විරුද්ධ විය යුත්තේ ඇයි? බෙදා හැරිය යුතු මහජන අත් පත්‍රිකාව

Monday, December 12th, 2016

චානක බණ්ඩාරගේ, ශ්‍රී ලංකා සහයෝගිතා කණ්ඩායම srilankasupportgroup@bigpond.com යෝජිත නව ආණ්ආණ්ඩුක්‍රම ව්‍යවස්‌ථාවෙන් අවසානයේදී බිහි වෙන්නේ ඊලාම් රාජ්‍යයකි: 1987, 13වෙනි සංශෝධනයෙන් පසුව වත් නොලැබුණු ඉඩම්, පොලිස්‌, මුදල් බලතල පළාත් සභාවලට දීමට යාම. රටේ ඉඩම් අයිතිය/පාලනය සහ කළමනාකරණය මුළුමනින්ම පළාත්සභා වලට. එනම්, උතුරේ මහා ඇමතිට ඕන නම් තමිල්නාඩුවේ  අයට වුනත් ඉඩම්?  සිංහලයන්ට උතුරු/නැගෙනහිර අළුතෙන් ඉඩම් අයිතිවාසිකම්  අහිමි වේවි? […]

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අදින් වසර 510ට පෙර (1505) මෙරටට ගොඩබට පෘතුගීසි නාවික බලකාය

Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

චානක බණ්ඩාරගේ  15/10/2015 දින මෙම වෙබ්අඩවියේ පළවූ ‘15/10/1505 (510 years ago to date) is the day that the Portuguese first landed in Colombo, Sri Lanka’ යන ලිපියේ සිංහල පරිවර්තනය 1505 වසරේ ඔක්තෝබර් මස මැද සමයේ කපිතාන් ලොරෙන්සෝ ද අල්මේදාගේ නායකත්වයෙන් යුත් යුධ නැව් 9ක් ඉන්දියාවේ කල්කටාවෙන් සහ ඉන්දියන් සාගරයේ මාලදිවයින් දුපත් වලින් තම නැව් සඳහා […]

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15/10/1505 (510 years ago to date) is the day that the Portuguese first landed in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Wednesday, October 14th, 2015

Chanaka Bandarage Towards mid October 1505, the Portuguese Naval Captain, Lorenzo De Almeida, aka Don Lorenzo, who manned a fleet of nine war ships, had decided to return to Portugal  as he could not secure marine rope from the Islands of Maldives or Calcutta in India. Almeida was not aware of the existence of the […]

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Bandaranaike Assassination– due to Banda – Chelva pact?

Monday, September 28th, 2015

Chanaka Bandarage During the 1956 election campaign Bandaranaike promised to make Sinhala the only Official language.  But, after he came to power he was slow to implement the promise. Staunch protests were initiated by nationalists including a fast to death demonstration by AP Jayasuriya MP, which was strongly supported by KMP Rajarathne MP and Wimala […]

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අනගාරික ධර්මපාල 19/20 ශතවර්ශයන්හි විසු ශ්‍රේෂ්ඨතම ශ්‍රී ලාංකියායි  

Thursday, September 17th, 2015

චානක බණ්ඩාරගේ සැප්තැම්බර් 17 වෙනි දිනට යෙදෙන අනගාරික ධර්ම දිනය වෙනුවෙනි ධර්මපාල විරෝධීන් සහ වෙනත් මථධාරීන්  ධර්මපාල තුමා සටන් කලේ සිංහළ බෞද්ධයන්ට පමණක් යයි කියත්.  මෙය තරමක් වැරදි සහගත වූ කියමනකි.  ධර්මපාලතුමාගේ සෑම ලිපියකම, කතාවකම පාහේ එවකට ශ්‍රී ලංකාව බලෙන් පාලනය කළ බ්‍රිතාන්‍යය අධිරාජ්‍යවාදී පාලනයට සිය විරෝධය ප්‍රකාශ කර තිබුණි.  එනම්, ඔහු සෑම ශ්‍රීලාංකිකයෙක් වෙනුවෙන්ම […]

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දේශ අහිතෛෂී චිත්‍රපටියක්

Thursday, September 17th, 2015

චානක බණ්ඩාරගේ ‘ඔබ` නැතුව ඔබ එක්ක’ නමින් චිත්‍රපටියක් මේ දිනවල ප්‍රදර්ශනය වේ.  මේ චිත්‍රපටිය බටහිර රටවල ජාත්‍යාන්තර සිනමා උළෙලන්හිදී සම්මාන පිට සම්මාන ලබා ඇතැයි මේ චිත්‍රපටියේ නිෂ්පාදකවරු පවසති.  ඒ කථාව ඇත්තය. ඉදිරියේදී තවත් බටහිර ජාත්‍යාන්තර සිනමා උළෙලන්හිදී සම්මාන පිට සම්මාන මෙම චිත්‍රපටය විසින් ලබාගනු නිසැකය. මේ චිත්‍රපටිය දේශ අහිතෛෂී එකකි. ඒ මන්ද? මේ චිත්‍රපටියේ කතාව […]

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ශ්‍රී ලංකාව ‘ඉන්දියාවේ හොංකොං’ වීය යුතුයි

Saturday, September 12th, 2015

චානක බණ්ඩාරගේ 6/9/2015 දින ලංකාවෙබ් හී පළවූ ‘Sri Lanka should be the Hong Kong of India යන ලිපියේ (සංශෝධන සහිත) සිංහල පරිවර්තනයයි හොංකොං දේශය චීනයේ කරපිටින් ගොස් ධනවත්වු බව කිසිවෙක් විවාදයෙන් තොරව පිළිගන්නා  සත්‍යයකි (චීන විප්ලවයෙන් පසු 1940 අග භාගයේදී හොංකොං වේගවත් සහ සාර්ථක කාර්මිකත්වයට පත්ව, ධනවත් රටක් බවට පත් විය). ඩේන් ෂියාඕ පෙන් විසින් […]

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Sri Lanka should be the Hong Kong of India

Saturday, September 5th, 2015

Chanaka Bandarage No one would disagree that Hong Kong rode to its prosperity on the back of China (after the Chinese Revolution, Hong Kong underwent a rapid and successful process of industrialization, from the late 1940s, and became a rich nation). After the liberalisation of China’s trade (Chairman Deng’s Open Door Policy’ in the late […]

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Mega Projects is not the way; but, Small Business (Microcredit)

Sunday, August 16th, 2015

Chanaka Bandarage Politicians love megaprojects. They know it is not their money that they spend.  In megaprojects, they often enrich themselves through massive commissions and other unethical ways. At the end of the megaproject, they revel in trying to obtain the credit for themselves, even if it was a failure. According to Professor Bent Flyvbjerg […]

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අනගාරික ධර්මපාලතුමා ඉන්දියාවට, විශේෂයෙන්ම  බෞද්ධ ඉන්දියානුවන්ට වැදගත් වන්නේ ඇයි?

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

චානක බණ්ඩාරගේ (ඉන්දියාවේ New Buddhist සඟරාව ඇසුරුණි, ජුලි 2015 ප්‍රකාශය.  මෙම සිංහළ පරිවර්තනය, මුල් ඉංග්‍රීසි ලිපිය ලිවූ ලේඛකයාම විසින්ම කරන ලද්දකි) ධර්මපාලතුමා ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ මහත්මා ගාන්ධිද?  මෙහි සත්‍යතාවක් ඇත. ධර්මපාලතුමා වැඩියෙන්ම සිංහල බෞද්ධයන් වෙනුවෙන් කතා කළ බව ඇත්තය. නමුත්, ගාන්ධි තුමා මෙන් ඔහුද  බ්‍රිතාන්‍ය යටත්විදිතවාදීන්ට විරුද්ධව තදින්ම සටන් කළේය. බ්‍රිතාන්‍යයෝ එවකට, ධර්මපාලතුමා ජීවත්ව සිටි කාලයේ […]

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Why Anagarika Dharmapala is important to India, particularly to the Indian Buddhist?

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

Chanaka Bandarage Courtesy – ‘New Buddhist’, India (July 2015 edition) Is Anagarika Dharmapala the Mahatma Gandhi of Sri Lanka?  There is a truth in this statement. True, Dharmapala spoke largely for the Singhalese Buddhists.  But, like Gandhi, Dharmapala too fought fiercely against British imperialism (the British were ruiling Sri Lanka during his lifetime (1864 – […]

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An Appreciation – Don Randall MP -‘‘A Friend, who was there, when often no one else was there – A Friend indeed”

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

Chanaka Bandarage Sri Lanka Support Group deeply regrets the sudden passing away of Don Randall, Australian MP. Don died of a massive heart attack on Tuesday 21 July2015,while driving his car in his electorate of Canning.  He was driving to attend a duty as an MP. The whole of Australia is shocked about the sudden […]

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Unnatural death of an Elephant every second day – future generations to identify an elephant from a carved wooden statue?

Thursday, July 16th, 2015

Chanaka Bandarage It is estimated that closer to 200 elephants are being killed by humans in Sri Lanka each year. About the same number of elephants die from natural causes. At present the elephant birth rate is lower than the mortality rate, thus, it will be of no surprise if future generations are asked to […]

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This year, 2015, marks the bicentenary of the Kandyan Convention- Did Sri Lanka lose sovereignty due to supremacy of the British Empire or Sinhala infighting?

Monday, June 29th, 2015

  Chanaka Bandarage By late 18th Century, the mighty British were ruiling pockets of Sri Lanka; despite strenuous attempts  they were unsuccessful in taking over the whole country. During this time they had taken over the reins from the Dutch, yet, a major portion of the country was ruled and controlled by the Sinhala, Buddhist […]

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Increasing the number of MPs from 225 to 255 is unnecessary – a colossal waste of taxpayer funds

Sunday, May 3rd, 2015

Sri Lanka Support Group After the introduction of provincial governments through the 13th amendment in 1987 (addition of an entirely new layer of government), Sri Lanka today is considered one of the highest governed countries in the world. There were 168 MPs in the parliament in 1977 (with zero national list MPs), by 1989 the […]

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Death of SL Gunasekera – a colossal loss to the country – An Appreciation

Sunday, January 11th, 2015

Chanaka Bandarage The writer had worked numerous times with the Great SL Gunasekera, and takes pride identifying himself as a close friend of SL. For over 30 years SL was engaged in the struggle against Tamil separatism in Sri Lanka. Many times he was the lone voice against Tamil terrorism, especially in the legal scene. […]

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Real motive for the assassination of SWRD Bandaranaike – communal mindism?

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

Chanaka Bandarage  Some say the assassination of Prime Minister, SWRD Bandaranaike, was a CIA plot.  Given his conduct as a socialist Prime Minister, it is somewhat justifiable to make such an assumption, but, there is no evidence to that effect. Various other conspiracy theories have emerged as a result of the assassination; it is not […]

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Anagarika Dharmapala -Greatest Sri Lankan of the 19/20 centuries

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

Chanaka Bandarage Why Dharmapala is Great? Adversaries may say Dharmapala only fought for the Sinhalese Buddhists. This is wrong. When Dharmapala fought against the British imperialists, he fought for all Sri Lankans. True, Dharmapala spoke largely for the Sinhalese Buddhists. Sri Lanka is a country where its base (foundation) is Sinhala Buddhist. The nation was […]

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OHCHR INVESTIGATION ON SRI LANKA (OISL). –WHAT WE, PATRIOTS, CAN DO

Saturday, August 23rd, 2014

Chanaka Bandarage, Lawyer Establishment of OISL – first step towards creating the Eelam? As pointed out by us in previous articles, the final objective of the West, who are heavily indoctrinated with false accusations against Sri Lanka by the most powerful Tamil Diaspora and their allies, wishes to split Sri Lanka into two and create […]

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Patriots meet with Australian Parliamentarians

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

Chanaka Bandarage On Tuesday, 18 March 2014, a group of Sri Lankan Australians (16) from  the ACT, NSW and Vic met with Australian Parliamentarians in the Canberra Parliament and explained to them in length the adverse effects of the proposed US Resolution on  Sri Lanka.  Altogether 8 MPs and Senators from different sides of the […]

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Convergence of Patriots to Canberra

Friday, March 14th, 2014

Chanaka Bandarage On Friday 7 March 2014 about 50 patriots from different parts of Australia converged to Canberra to meet with representatives of the UNHRC member countries located in Canberra.  The delegates met with nearly 30 such Missions located in Canberra.  They also met with the Office of Julie Bishop, Hon. Minister of Foreign Affairs […]

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Convergence of Patriots to Canberra -new

Saturday, March 8th, 2014

Chanaka Bandarage On Friday 7 March 2014 about 50 patriots from different parts of Australia converged to Canberra to meet with representatives of the UNHRC member countries located in Canberra.  The delegates met with nearly 30 such Missions located in Canberra.  They also met with the Office of Julie Bishop, Hon. Minister of Foreign Affairs […]

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ACTION PLAN FOR GENEVA – 1 FEBRUARY 2014 TO 28 MARCH 2014

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

Chanaka Bandarage, Australian Lawyer  Things to do in the next 2 months: A 1.Under supervision and control of Mr Lalith Weerathunga  and Professor GL Peiris, the Government must send fine emissaries to Western and other important countries., including India and UNHRC member states in Africa and Latin America.  The Government  delegations must be comprised of […]

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UNHRC SESSIONS IN GENEVA IN MARCH 2014

Monday, January 13th, 2014

Chanaka Bandarage (i)                An International Commission of Enquiry against Sri Lanka?  At the next UNHRC sessions in Geneva in March 2014, there is the possibility that an International Commission of Enquiry can be set up to investigate the war crimes allegations against Sri Lanka, in relation to the final stages of the war against Tamil […]

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Navatkuli Sinhala Village attacked on Saturday 10 August 2013 at 930 pm

Sunday, August 11th, 2013

Chanaka Bandarage, Sri Lanka Support Group It is regrettable to note that the Navatkuli Sinhala village (the Sinhalese settlement 6 km south of Jaffna) had been bombed on Saturday 10 August 2013. Miraculously no one had been injured. A bomb had been thrown at the Navatkuli Buddhist temple at about 930 pm, during which time […]

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Legal Action seems the only way available to protect mother Lanka

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013

Chanaka Bandarage, Sri Lanka Support Group, Australia It seems all the protests and demonstrations against the 13th Amendment have come to no avail. The Government will hold the Northern Provincial Council (NPC) election on Friday, 21 September 2013, with the current provisions of the 13th Amendment intact. The Government states like the eight other provincial […]

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Parallels between Kosovo and Tamil Eelam

Friday, July 19th, 2013

Chanaka Bandarage This is what Wikipedia states about Kosovo Independence:   the Republic of Kosovo (Albanian: Republika e Kosovës; Serbian: Република Косово, Republika Kosovo) declared itself an independent state. It has control over most of the territory and has partial international recognition.[9][10][11] North Kosovo, the largest Serb enclave, is largely under the control of institutions […]

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When will Wigneswaran call for the UDI?

Thursday, July 18th, 2013

Chanaka Bandarage – Sri Lanka Support Group, Australia After its triumphant win on 7 September 2013, Wigneswaran, the new NPC Chief Minister, will not wait for too long to call for an UDI (Unilateral Declaration of Independence). It is expected that TNA will gain more than 75% of the vote at the forthcoming election.  TNA […]

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