The Minister of National Integration and Reconciliation Vinayagamoorthy Muralitharan (Karuna) yesterday insisted that the Chief Minister of Eastern Province Sivanesathurai Chandrakanthan (Pillayan) should not make statements against the Government and the President on crucial issues.
Speaking to the Daily Mirror Minister Muralitharan who is also the Vice President of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party said the Chief Minister Chandrakanthan s unwanted statements would create problem in Eastern Province politics.
He also said that he had no intention to form a separate political party and he only needed to work for the unity among all communities. Recently, Mr. Muralitharan invited all the minority political parties including the TMVP headed by Mr. Chandrakanthan to join the SLFP. He also pointed out that the TMVP had no future in Eastern province politics.