PEOPLES SOLIDARITY HINDERED LEGITIMIZATION OF THE TERRORIST OUTFIT.
Joint Mechanism or the Post Tsunami Operational Management Structure (PTOM) as baptized recently by the President commandeered much protests, demonstrations and debates, from all patriotic forces – the Maha Sangha, other religious dignitaries, Sinhalas, Muslims, Non- terrorist Tamils, and Eastern Tamils who resist the Vanni terrorists.
The treacherous UNP leadership and his cohorts gave it unconditional support and was fervently waiting with the proxy TNA for its illegal delivery. Dollar fed devious NGO rogues, and media mafia (including unashamed ones in the State media) were making frantic efforts to deceive the masses by showering chains of eulogy on the purported importance, significance, prudence and the necessity of this horrendous proposal. Wide protests and condemnation carried out in Colombo and in the provinces, however, succeeded in preventing its birth before the Aid Conference held in Kandy.
The so-called proposals believed to have been drafted by the terrorists
together with the white tiger Norwegians is believed to be envisaging
for establishment of an Authority controlled by the depleted Vanni
terrorists to manage disbursement of Tsunami related foreign aid in
the six Tsunami affected districts of Northern and Eastern provinces
despite the fact that Tamils constituted the minority victims in the
3 districts of the Eastern province. Furthermore, victimized Tamils
in the Eastern province, especially in the districts of Batticaloa
and Ampara desist their rule by the Vanni terrorists, since the life
of their children are imperiled by the Vanni terrorists.
It is also astonishing to see the President making use of the Rupavahini to mislead the masses for reproaching the patriotic forces and claim that “they (the terrorists) have agreed to work in harmony within one organization which includes the Government of Sri Lanka, whose sovereignty they acknowledge “. This is diabolical misrepresentation of facts and a deliberate attempt to bestow merit on the terrorists as it was being done by the treacherous Ranil-Peiris combine during the previous government.
The position of the terrorists on the subject was clearly illustrated
on the major terrorist organs on the 18th May at the close of the
Donor Conference. The editorial of the terrorists’ weekly publication
“Tamil Guardian” said that JVP’s blanket opposition to any deal with
the LTTE failed for the Joint Mechanism to materialize before the
Donor Conference. Blaming many international donors for agreeing to
disburse aid through the Sri Lankan State, it castigates the President
saying that “she continues to prevaricate over the Joint Mechanism”
and “she has demonstrated her duplicity many times in the past 8 years”.
Meanwhile “TamilNet” says that when Anton Balasingham met Eric Solheim
in London on May 18th he urged that “President Kumaratunga must engage
seriously with the LTTE in finalising the terms of the joint mechanism
and sign the agreement to enable aid to flow to the Northeast”. Similarly,
Tamilselvan in an interview to their daily “Sudar Oli” states that
his organization agreed to work with the government only as an emergency
measure and it would not in any way amount to accepting Sri Lanka’s
a) Donor countries have pledged sufficient aid without any tie up to the horrendous joint mechanism demanded by the terrorists and their proxies UNP/TNA nexus.
b) 194 donors have pledged to construct about 97,000 houses (fully or partly damaged houses amounted to 55,561). As per Chairman of the Task Force for Rebuilding the Nation (TAFREN) Mano Tittawela, construction work on permanent houses has begun and will be able to achieve the set target and complete over 80% of the work by the end of the year. (Sunday Observer : 01.05.05)
c) Foreign governments, and various international organizations have undertaken renovation, reconstruction, or building complete modern schools to replace damaged and destroyed schools in all the 11 Tsunami affected districts except a few schools. (Ministry of Education website)
d) Fisheries Ministry and Ceynor have launched extensive programmes to provide boats and fishing gear to the affected fisher folk, and reconstruct the damage fishery harbours and anchoring points. Many other relief measures such as fuel concessions etc., have also being provided.
e) Tsunami affected families are being paid a monthly allowance of
Rs. 5,000 and provided with dry rations and upto now the terrorist
outfit has not made any complain about non-receipt of these facilities.
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