MP Mano Ganesan Raises Concerns Over Tamil Persons' Registration in Police Jurisdictions, Questions Necessity in Post-War Sri Lanka

December 11, 2023

Member of Parliament Mano Ganesan raised critical questions regarding the ongoing registration of Tamil persons within specific police jurisdictions in Sri Lanka.

Ganesan queried the necessity of such registrations, emphasizing the absence of war and terrorism in the country. He questioned the ownership of the police force, asking whether it belongs to Tiran Alles, Ranil Wickremesinghe, or Deshabandu Tennakoon.

Ganesan’s remarks sparked discussions about the need for transparency and the protection of individual rights in the post-war era.

The registration process in police areas, including Kirulapone, Wellawatta, Dehiwala, Bambalapitiya, Narahenpita, Kotahena, Mattakkuliya, and Modara, has raised concerns among citizens and policymakers alike, prompting a closer examination of the motivations behind this initiative.