Let us as Sri Lankans not delude ourselves
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Living standards among the people have gone down in the past 10 years. They are not exemplary, and the general attitude of our elected representatives has not helped much.
Sri Lanka Sinhala and Tamil and Muslim are all going to the polls on 5 August 2020 to elect our representatives to the 16th session of our Parliament.
There is no misgiving that we are heading together for lean times, not just economically, socially, and politically. Something more needs to be done first, in the next 100 days to bring back our sanity, to uplift the poverty of our masses.
“Absolute poverty is the severe deprivation of basic human needs including food, safe drinking water, sanitation facilities, health, shelter, education and other welfare”.
Wealth on the other hand is distributed among the affluent which includes politicians and elite businessmen.
But much of the population lives on a hand to mouth lifestyle, some more destitute than others.
At the same time, we have a land endowed with natural resources, knowledge, skill sets, and abilities. What we have lacked is proper guidance, or direction by politicians….