8 Oct

Sampanthan insists Tamils do not want another war

Sampanthan also said that the proposed new Constitution will ensure powers are devolved to the provinces within a united Sri Lanka.“Everyone must support the process to draft the new Constitution,” he said. Tamil National Alliance (TNA) and opposition leader R Sampanthan insists the Tamils do not want another war.Sampanthan was speaking at an event in Matara during a visit to the area. He urged all communities to work together and take the country forward in a manner through which the people will be able to improve their livelihoods. The opposition leader said that there is no need for the youth of this country to suffer from another war. He said that the new Constitution will be drafted after discussing with all political parties in Parliament. (Colombo Gazette)