Ven.Galagodaaththe Gnanasara thero is a leading Buddhist monk in Sri Lanka who is fighting against the islamic extremism for several years.

Gnanasara thero has already given valuable evidence in the presidential commission in respect of easter sunday attacks where he has given the names of several extremist groups where they have been acting suspiciously. Thero has stated that Sri Lanka is a Sinhala Buddhist Country where it gives freedom to others to practice any religion as they wish.

He has specifically pointed out that islamic majority countries usually do not let other religions to practice and therefore Sri Lanka will have to give prominence to Buddhism in order for the other religions to survive.