Sweden, Dec. 6 -- In the opening line of the video clip, Mr Rajasingham described his own race as 'peculiar': by that he meant the way the Tamil community were exploited by various vested interests during the last seven decades.

He went on to say that by voting the UNP at the last presidential election, the Tamils just repeated the same mistake.

Mr Rajasingham says that during the period of the UNP-led government, between 2015 to 2019 and on Northern Chief Minster's watch, activities that took place in the name of the development were neither sufficient nor satisfactory.

By making a comparison, he says that the Eastern Province was developed so much by a young Chief Minister without any formal education during a period shorter than fou...