India-Sri Lanka Closer Ties Opposed by Neo-Facists

Indian & Srilankan Fishermen Discuss Possibility for Amicable Solution
  • Mangala Samaraweera, the Foreign Minister of Sri Lanka has criticized the neo-facists for opposing closer ties with India.
  • He pointed out that misguided Sinhalese Buddhists wore their religion and ethnicity on their sleeves and feared India the most.
  • He was referring to the reactions of a few groups to reports on the Indian government’s plan to build a sea bridge and tunnel connecting Rameswaram with Thalaimannar in the Northern Province of Sri Lanka.