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President berates attempts to create civil unrest

President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday said various attempts are being made through the internet and some media institutions, to spread civil unrest among communities in the country.

He further said that if any individual or organisation acts obstructing the day-to-day life of the people,it is a matter of their education and civilisation.

He made these remarks participating in the annual prize giving ceremony of the Sri Chandananda Buddhist College, Asgiriya, yesterday.

The President said that when he asked the Colombo Archbishop, Most Rev.Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith, regarding a statement made by a person during an interview with a private news channel that 166 Catholic churches were attacked during the past few months, the Archbishop of Colombo said no such incidents have been not reported. The President further said that he vehemently rejects such kind of statements made by some persons misleading society with ulterior objectives in mind.

President Maithripala Sirisena also said the Government has not taken any decision to make any changes to the school uniform.The education system centered on the Pirivena and temples nourished the then Sri Lankan society with human values and passionate, the President said that adding all the religious leaders should commit themselves to build a society which closely associate with religious places.

The Maha Sangha including Mahanayaka Thero of the Asgiriya Chapter Ven.Warakagoda Sri Gnanarathana Thero, Anu Nayaka of Malwathu Chapter Ven. Niyangoda Vijithasiri Thero, the Principal of the School, Ven. Dr. Godagama Mangala thero, Ministers Lakshman Kiriella, S. B. Disanayake, Wijedasa Rajapakse and many others participated in this event


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