These rulers who suspected Sinhala leaders and Buddhist societies and organizations without any basis, charged them unjustifiably, without making inquiries. On 8th June 1915 at about 12 noon these rulers sent a Town Guard, a Police Inspector and two Punjabi soldiers to the house of Mr. F. R. Senanayake and made a search in every nook and corner.


Our Kelawalla and Balaya are in deep trouble

“The sea was a battle field. Balaya were even banging against the sides of the boat. They fought for the bait like a pack of dogs for bones or like bats around a fruit tree… The noise was that of huge bellows at work together with a violent slapping sound as if people were thrashing about wildly in the water. The fishermen held their rods against their hips with one hand and threw their lines into the water with the other.

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