New Constitution Is To Ensure Progress Not Regression: Co-Cabinet Spokesperson Dayasiri Jayasekera Clarifies

The new Constitution is to ensure progress not to enable regression, Co-Cabinet Spokesperson Dayasiri Jayasekera clarified today.

Addressing the weekly press briefing he said all communities should come together to find a unitary solution to the national question.

The Minister said uneducated statements made by certain sections of society indicated their backward mentality and warned that similar statements could open the door to extremism.

He also said the President would speak to the Mahanayake Theras of the Asgiri and Malwattu Chapters again to ascertain their position on the new Constitution. 

 

 

 

 

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