Artistes condemn Fonseka’s statement

Baddage

Veteran artistes condemned Minister Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka’s statement on Ven. Elle Gunawansa thera yesterday. Addressing a media conference, veteran artiste Rohana Beddage condemned the statement made by Fonseka on Ven. Elle Gunawansa Thera.He said it cannot be accepted.

He said that it was not anyway civic to insult a monk who had done tremendous work during war time and in present.

“He has been critical whenever there is injustice and wrongdoings. See the way this so-called minister has insulted Gunawansa Thera regardless of his dignity and the good rendered to society. It is heartbreaking,” Beddage said.