“We will adopt the new constitution and implement it to solve all the problems of all people. We will implement it with the support of the TNA,” former PM
“We focus our attention on preventing conflict where it occurs. Our aim is to bring about harmony between races,” says Renuka Maliyagoda of the Kandy Inter Religious Committee
“Extremism is always nourished by other forms of extremism. When ordinary people suffer because of acts of extremists, they too tend to lean towards extremism.” This is Gamini Jayaweera’s interview with The Catamaran.
The Catamaran recently spoke with Dilmi Fathima, a Muslim seamstress from Kurunegala who makes clothes for the Sinhala women in her community. Her work has become the glue that bonds her community together despite racial and religious differences among her and her clientele.
The Catamaran looked to leaders and followers from various walks of faith to gather their views on reconciling as a nation, following the ethnic unrest post Easter Sunday attacks.