Sumanarathana Thero. on a death fast, demanding the rights of Sinala Community.
According to the reports, Rev. Ampitiye Sumanaratana Nayaka Thero, of Srimangalaramaya in Batticaloa and the residents of the area, have started a death fast demanding  solutions for certain problems faced by the Sinhala Community in the Eastern Province.
According to Ven. Ampitiye Sumanarathana Thero,when obtaining the State services, lack of officers who can work in Sinhala Language, is one of the main problems that Sinhala people are facing.
However, Ministry of Public Administration, and Internal Affairs says that, the committee appointed to investigate regarding these problems is due to visit the Eastern Province and start it’s work within the next few days.

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