Resumption of burials a high risk the country cannot afford to take – MP Muzammil-By Shamindra Ferdinando

MP Muzammil

Source:Island

‘We shouldn’t seek exclusive rights during a grave crisis’

SLPP (Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna) National List MP Mohammed Muzammil yesterday strongly urged the government not to resume burial of Muslim corona victims under any circumstances, though a section of the Muslim community is demanding that Muslim covid-19 victims be allowed to be buried.

Muzammil, who represents the National Freedom Front (NFF), a constituent of the SLPP, said that the country was struggling to cope with the corona pandemic and no one should be allowed to play politics at a time of national health emergency.

The NFF has five elected MPs and one National List MP in the 145-member SLPP parliamentary group.

In a brief interview with The Island over the phone, the former JVP MP emphasised that whatever the religious dictates and sentiments, the Sri Lankan Muslim community should adhere to specific instructions issued by the government as regards the cremation of corona victims.

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The Blood On Our Hands: How You Can Go Vegan To Help The Voiceless & Save The Planet In The Process – By Aadesh Wickrematunge

 

Source:Colombo Telegraph

Last month, Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa submitted a proposal to ban cattle slaughter in Sri Lanka. The Parliamentary Group of the ruling Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) approved the prime minister’s proposal. The following article makes an impassioned case not just for the non-consumption of meat but brings to light the horrors of the dairy industry and why human beings should adopt a vegan lifestyle. ‘While we take care of our pets and wince at videos of animal cruelty, we also condemn innocent cows, chickens, pigs, lambs and fish to the slaughterhouse to be cut up into pieces, drained of their blood and sent to the supermarket in neat packages for us to enjoy. We may in our hearts truly believe we love animals, but what that means is we’re suffering a kind of cognitive dissonance where our actions don’t align with our beliefs. Not only do we not intervene in this morally reprehensible crime, we pay and fatten up the industries that are causing it to happen, so that they continue the torture on our behalf.’

By Aadesh Wickrematunge –

Each year some 77 billion land animals and over 100 billion marine animals are murdered for food around the world. It is a holocaust, and it is the longest, most colossal holocaust in all of history. And on what grounds do we, as consumers, justify our contribution to this holocaust? 

Taste pleasure, convenience, personal choice, tradition, because animals eat other animals etc.

On what other issues would we ever even entertain, let alone accept, such asinine justifications? 

The core of the issue is this – if it’s unnecessary to kill and eat animals to survive, what justification do we have for doing so? Animals have been victimised by man to such a massive degree that they aren’t even considered victims anymore. They are mere commodities with number tags, stripped of the inherent value of being a sentient being. But in reality they are living, feeling beings just like us, and they are the most oppressed beings ever. What they are going through is a holocaust of proportions unparalleled. And for what, other than to indulge an insatiable greed for taste pleasure? 




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Royalists elected to Parliament 2020 – Prepared by eLanka

 

Royalists in Parliament.

The Country is STILL in good hands!!!

DISCE AUT DISCE DE!!

 

Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna.

Photo Source:twitter.com

Dinesh Gunawardana

Rinanjith SiyambalapitiyaPhoto Source:wikipedia.org

Rinanjith Siyambalapitiya

Mahindananda AluthgamagePhoto Source:powermin.gov.lk

Mahindananda Aluthgamage

Photo Source:facebook.com

Priyankara Jayaratne

Photo Source:alchetron.com

Dilan Perera

Photo Source:twitter.com

Kanchana Wijesekera

Vidura WickramanayakePhoto Source:agrimin.gov.lk

Vidura Wickramanayake
(Kalutara 1st)

Anuradha JayaratnePhoto Source:ft.lk

Anuradha Jayaratne

Nipuna Ranawaka (Matara 1st)Photo Source:colombogazette.com

Nipuna Ranawaka (Matara 1st)

 

Anupama Pasqual

 

Gavindu Kumaranatunge

Jeewan ThondamanPhoto Source:magzter.com

Jeewan Thondaman (Nuwaraeliya 1st) 

 

Samagi Jana Balaweegaya

 

Sajith PremadasaPhoto Source:businessnews.lk

Sajith Premadasa

Gayantha KarunathilakaPhoto Source:facebook.com

Gayantha Karunathilaka

Luxman KiriellaPhoto Source:dailynews.lk

Luxman Kiriella

Kabir HasimPhoto Source:adaderana.lk

Kabir Hasim

Rauff HakeemPhoto Source:facebook.com

Rauff Hakeem

Harsha de SilvaPhoto Source:facebook.com

Harsha de Silva

Harshana RajakarunaPhoto Source:dailynews.lk

Harshana Rajakaruna

Kavinda JayawardenaPhoto Source:twitter.com

Kavinda Jayawardena

Kins NelsonPhoto Source:sundayobserver.lk

Kins Nelson

Imran MaharoofPhoto Source:twitter.com

Imran Maharoof

 

Others

S.M. SumanthiranPhoto Source:colombotelegraph.com

S.M. Sumanthiran

G. PonnambalamPhoto Source:ceylontoday.lk

G. Ponnambalam

CV Wigneswaran Photo Source:dailymirror.lk

CV Wigneswaran

Photo Source:newsfirst.lk

Duminda Dissanayaka

 

 




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