Pioneer of Buddhist revivalism
L H Mettananda was the guiding spirit behind the Buddhist
Commission Report that accelerated the United National Party’s
ignominious defeat in the 1956 Parliamentary Elections.
The watershed in Sri Lanka’s post - Independence
period i.e. 1956, which led to the socio - cultural emancipation of
the vast majority of the people of this country would not have been
possible if not for the invaluable contribution of L H Mettananda.
Reflections on 67th Birth Anniversary
I came to know Lionel Gamini Dissanayake as a
fellow student. A mere acquaintance. A contemporary of mine at Law
College. Subsequently - a lasting friendship.
Caged Tigers unable to break free Pottu Amman’s hand forced
Desperation was so high among the Tiger leaders
and it was exhibited in numerous ways when their territory had
shrunk with an unexpected speed within the past few days with the
Security Forces accelerating their determined march to capture the
last inch of territory under Tiger control.