Monday 26 July 2021

 The Hon Gladys Berejiklin, MP

Premier - NSW

Parliament House



26 July 2021


Dear Ms Berejiklin,




I write in reference to the Pendle Hill family which was reported to be responsible for the Covid infection increasing over the weekend. As per 7 News:

[NSW Deputy Chief Health Officer Dr Jeremy McAnulty said authorities were particularly “concerned” by one gathering at Pendle Hill, in Sydney’s west, following a family tragedy.

He said there were 18 cases linked to the event.

Families coming together, even in tragic times can actually, when you are naturally grieving, can be a risk where COVID can easily take hold and spread among family members and then out to their households and further afield,” he said.]

As per insider report – the above was a Tamil family. This upset me and I was particularly concerned due to this being Black July period for Sri Lankan Tamils – the  negative karma/sin of which I feel would have added itself to any Tamil  who immigrated to Australia as a refugee through false claims and hence abandoning the karma which in turn would have added itself to the Saturday’s Protest  Rally against the government. The strength of this karma is indicated through the following and if you read as if it happened to you – you would have deeper insight into how the Covid sin/virtue also works:

President J R Jayewardene on 11 July 1983 – abandoned Tamils – published by Wikipedia:

[ In an interview with the Daily Telegraph on 11 July 1983, about two weeks prior to the riots, Jayewardene expressed the state's complicity in the violence against the Tamils:

I am not worried about the opinion of the Jaffna (Tamil) people now. Now we cannot think of them. Not about their lives or of their opinion about us. The more you put pressure in the north, the happier the Sinhala people will be here... really, if I starve the Tamils, Sinhala people will be happy....]

Saturday, 23 July

[On 23 July 1983 at around 11:30 pm, the rebel Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (the Tamil Tigers or the LTTE) ambushed the Four Four Bravo military patrol in Thirunelveli, near Jaffna in northern Sri Lanka. A roadside bomb was detonated beneath a jeep that was leading the convoy, injuring at least two soldiers on board. Soldiers traveling in the truck behind the jeep then dismounted to help their fellow soldiers. Subsequently, they were ambushed by a group of Tamil Tiger fighters who fired at them with automatic weapons and hurled grenades. In the ensuing clash, one officer and twelve soldiers were killed, with two more fatally wounded, for a total of fifteen dead. A number of the rebels were also killed. Kittu, a regional commander of the LTTE, would later admit to planning and carrying out the ambush. This attack has been described as retaliation for the killing of one of the LTTE's founding members, Charles Anthony, by Sri Lankan forces and for the alleged abduction and rape of Tamil school girls by government forces]

Sunday, 24 July

[In response to the ambush, truckloads of Sri Lankan soldiers left the Palaly camp, smashing all the shops on the way to Thirunelveli. 51 Tamil civilians in Jaffna were subsequently massacred by the rampaging army in revenge.

The Army—including its commanderTissa Weeratunga—decided that the soldiers' funerals shouldn't be held in Jaffna because of the high likelihood of disturbances at multiple locations. The decision was made to hold the funerals, with full military honours, at Kanatte CemeteryColombo's main burial ground, instead. Prime Minister Ranasinghe Premadasa, fearing violence, was against holding the funeral in Colombo, but was overruled by President J. R. Jayewardene. The president, the prime minister, and the rest of the cabinet were to attend the funeral, which was to take place at 5 pm on 24 July. This arrangement went against the standard procedure of handing over fallen soldiers to their families for burial in their home villages.

Preparations were made for the funeral, including putting the riot squad at the police station in nearby Borella on standby; but by 5 pm the bodies hadn't arrived in Colombo. The soldiers' families wanted the bodies handed over to them and to be buried according to tradition. Due to procedural issues, the bodies were still at Palali Army Camp near Jaffna. The bodies were eventually moved from Palali Air Force Base shortly after 6 pm. Whilst this was occurring, tensions were growing at Colombo General Cemetery because of the delay. A large crowd, including around 3,000 people from the Wanathamulla slum, started gathering at the cemetery, angered by news of the ambush, which was magnified by wild rumour.

The Avro plane carrying the bodies arrived at Ratmalana Airport at 7:20 pm, by which time the crowd at the cemetery had swollen to more than 8,000. The crowd wanted the bodies to be handed over to the families rather than to be buried at the cemetery. Violence broke out between the crowd and police, and the riot squad was summoned. The riot squad then fired tear gas at the crowd and baton-charged them before handing control of the situation over to the army. The president then decided to cancel the military funeral and hand the bodies over to the families. The vehicles carrying the bodies had been driven away from Ratmalana at 8:30 pm and the drivers were heading to the cemetery. Due to the situation, the bodies were then diverted to army headquarters, so that they could be handed over to the families. The crowd at the cemetery was informed of the president's decision at around 10 pm. The crowd left the cemetery in a restive mood.

A section of the crowd marched up D. S. Senanayake Mawatha to Borella, where they destroyed Tamil-owned Nagalingam Stores. The mob—which by that time numbered around 10,000—attacked, looted, and set fire to any building near Borella Junction that had a Tamil connection, including Borella Flats and the Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club. Then houses belonging to Tamils in the neighbourhood were targeted. The police fired tear gas at the crowd; but after exhausting all of their stock, they were then forced to fire their rifles into the air. The crowd then dispersed in the direction of DematagodaMaradanaNarahenpitaGrandpass, and Thimbirigasyaya, where they attacked and looted Tamil properties and set them alight. Members of criminal gangs came to join the ensuing chaos.]


The above ended up in a 26 year armed war which opened the doors for India and China to work through separate communities in Sri Lanka. As per my discovery, on the basis of the theory of karma, we carry the truth when we make lasting changes such as death and emigration - to the physical. If therefore – Tamils of Northern Sri Lanka,  who did not share in the pain of Black July but rather was part of the cause and yet at community level – they point the finger only at the government – they invoke the negative energy of that tragedy and when it happens the effect is exponential.

Over the weekend I mourned at home in solitude because the tragedy is now part of our karma. Karma – be it positive or negative, would when activated have exponential effects. If we bring them down to relative level – i.e. to take revenge and/or to have political gain, it would come with its exponential spread. To my mind, that is how bipolar disorder also  works. If the Pendle Hill family broke the Covid 19 rule then to my mind they were part of the Black July negative karma. This often happens through excessive finger pointing without having the right to do so.


 I share with you because during your period, the NSW government rectified a fundamental error against me – and this rectification happened without any direct intervention on your part. This happens frequently when I am not recognised in Australia but am rewarded in Sri Lanka. Likewise, in Sri Lanka, during the current government’s period also – some of my rights were recognised through due processes.


Ms Berejiklin,  it was reported by the ABC that you had said that you wished you had a crystal ball. Your belief is your crystal ball. Whatever you see within is right for you. Likewise every one of us. In democracy, those of us active citizens who are self-governing have the responsibility to share our belief with you at your time of need and in turn you have the responsibility to include that as part of your ‘intelligence.’ One avenue could be to devolve lock-down power to local government councils and to recognized community leaders where appropriate -  gradually to the individual. 


Yours sincerely


Gajalakshmi Paramasivam


CC: NSW Community Engagement


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