JVP Propaganda Secretary and MP Vijitha Herath has stated that it is not the constitution that is the root cause of the people’s ills. Government is misleading the masses.
Speaking to the media at party headquarters in Battaramulla, he charged that the government is trying to find excuses for the problems by carrying out a propaganda that the change of constitution can resolve people’s issues.
He said if the government took action to place a copy of the draft constitution before the people they would have an opportunity to study the proposals, criticize them or suggest alternatives. The government should not to try to cover up the burning problems faced by the people through the new constitution adding that the main reason for the problems that have cropped up in the country was not the constitution.