WHEN THALAGOYA (IGUANA) BECOMES KABARAGOYA (CROCODILE)
Ramanie de Zoysa from New Zealand
It was not that many moons ago when Karuna- the terrorist was the blood brother of the Wanni terrorists such as Thamilselvan and Balasingham fighting together for a Thamil Statehood free from the so-called domination, colonisation, discrimination and even genocide of the Tamils by the Sinhalese. Within months the status quo has turned topsy turvey. Now, according to the only two executives within the Wanni hierarchy who are still standing upright, Thamilselvan and Balasingham, this very same Karuna and his entourage have now become the Tamil auxiliaries or paramilitaries of the SL government. Now the former thalagoya is not palatable to the Wanni terrorists anymore; so they prefer to see him as a kabaragoya. According to them the SL government must now drop everything and disarm this Tamil auxiliary force so that the Wanni terrorists can start killing the soldiers and civilians of Sri Lanka in peace! As far as peace agreements go, this particular peace agreement concocted by our two-timing Nordic friends, must take the cake! Nowhere else has there been a peace that meant giving a free-hand to the terrorists and no other government has been subjected to suffer servitude to its terrorists to the extent it has happened in Sri Lanka under the present so-called peace agreement.
This comedy would have been hilarious enough to put Jerry Seinfeld out of business had it not been for the tragic context it is being played in. The hilarity lies in the fact that there is a vast number of seemingly intelligent, educated, adult politicians of Sri Lanka who are happily going along with this curious but deadly game played by a sadistic bunch of illiterate thugs from the Northern and Eastern jungles occupying territory that belong to the Sinhalese and Muslim civilians.
The last straw must surely be the latest SL government blunder of airlifting the wounded top brass of the Tiger Meenachchi Brigade into the heart of Colombo and providing them with not only top medical care but also top security. The Security Chief says that we will not take any chances! Against What? My suggestion is that the Security Chief should by all means have taken the greatest chance of his lifetime by letting these vermin kill each other to their hearts content. The President has also commissioned a judicial inquiry to find out who has hurt lovely Kuveni- (a name no doubt taken on to give credence to the LTTEs re-written history of SL that the veddhah queen of Sri Lanka at the time of Prince Vijayas arrival was a Tamil!)
It is hard to believe that this is the same President who sacked
the previous government for doing exactly what she is doing now! Her
mandate from the people was to rout the previous regime as well as
the MOU, de-merge the Northern and eastern provinces of Sri Lanka,
flush the terrorists out and restore the countrys pride. Instead
the President is closely following in the footsteps of the earlier
administration. What the government needs to be reminded of is that
the same voting public will choose another force to oust the present
day government if it continues to show the same callous disregard
for the aspirations of the masses. JVP seems to be well on the path
to provide that alternative force to the voting public, which will
no doubt receive a resounding mandate to do so in the near future.
My heartfelt gratitude goes to the JVP for the exemplary manner in
which it has stood up for the dignity of the common man and his country
in recent times!
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