Blatant Distortion of the History of Sri Lanka by The CBC
Ananda Wijesinghe Lethbridge Alberta Canada
Canadian government's progressive nurture of the Tamil Terrorism
operating against Sri Lanka in the Canadian soil, have been extremely
enhanced in many folds, taking advantage of the recent Tsunami Disaster
that devastated the entire coastal belt of the country by "fishing
in troubled waters".
It also ventures to add that the Tamils drove away the Veddah's who, CBC endeavours to show the world as the “Native Indigenous People” of the country, which is another blatant distortion of the history of a people.
Archeological evidence to the existence of an advanced civilization in the country, which was originally called 'Heladiva' (The island of Helas) and later 'Sinhale' goes much farther than 30,000 years.
Of course, there is evidence of record that a group of 700 people were blown off to the West Coasts of the Island, from East of India headed by a Royal Prince by the name of Vijaya, that belonged to a Clan called "Sinha” (Lion). Consequently, they mingled into the indigenous "Hela" people and evolved as the (Sin+Hela) "Sinhela" Nation.
In an historical evolution of the Sinhela Nation, the whole Island, in its entirety was developed by the Sinhela people, whose exquisite splendour could be witnessed by the restored ruins of great cities throughout the country, like Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Sigiriya, Yapahuwa, Senkadagala (Kandy) and many other areas of the Southern, Northern and Eastern territories.
Trade ties with friendly countries like China, Malabar and the Arabian sectors never entailed in invasion or endeavours at "ruling" the country, as falsely figmented by the CBC in its spiteful endeavour.
It is true that South Indian Tamils were brought in by the British
rulers in the 17th Century to engage their labour for the Coffe and
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