He said that these inimical forces funded some groups in Libya and ignited people to take to the streets against the government of that country.
“There are such attempts being made here. We have to nip it in the bud,” he said.
He was responding to JVP rebel MP Ajith Kumara who moved the motion and charged that the government was trying to undermine the democratic rights of students and political rights activists. The Leader of the House remarked that some persons claiming themselves to be students’ leaders had sexually abused fellow students in the guise of subjecting them to ragging.
“We have to eradicate ragging from the university system. Freshers are subjected to inhuman forms of ragging. It is unacceptable. The government cannot tolerate such acts,” he said. (Kelum Bandara)
19 January 2012