How the Sinhalese will swallow the bitter 'Eelam' pill
A majority of the population in Sri Lanka are thinking in the following lines;
(i) The war has stopped. Negotiations are being done with the LTTE.
At least one thousand lives are saved per month.
Hardly any one would realise the fact that any further devolution of power or step by step devolution will result in separation (people have been fed with 'devolution through the PA's package', 'maximum devolution of power within a unitary state' concepts)
The only party, which is against further devolution represented in the parliament, is JVP. SU and other small parties have no representation in the parliament . JVP has been accused for murders, extortions etc. by the government, which gives a warning signal to them.
LTTE is continuously postponing the so called 'peace talks'.
Why? They want to make sure that they would be granted an interim administration from the 'talks'.
Through the concessions they have received by the MOU, LTTE is extending their POLICE service, Administrative Service as well as Banking Services to the government controlled areas in the North & East of Sri Lanka.
If LTTE would be granted an interim administration;
* Initially it might pretend that such an administration would be under
a unitary state
This is how the Sinhalese will swallow the bitter 'Eelam' pill with a sugar coating.
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