English and IT as instruments of rural empowerment
When marching forward into the future as a single
people, it is my view that the Sinhala and Tamil speaking people
should engage with one another in each other’s language. I therefore
visualize for the future a bi-lingual Sri Lankan society.
Power devolution Towards consensus
All Tamil political parties and the Muslim
political parties have expressed preference for a combined North and
East. We can change this thinking only by adequately devolving power
to the separate provinces.
Their feet are swollen and filled with mud and
dust as if their legs were plastered up to their knees. They have
crossed waterways and muddy terrains under the cover of darkness
after dodging the LTTE cadres manning the ‘hell’ gates of the