In a Facebook post, Dr. Kalansooriya questions the reason behind calling for opinion on a subject as important as protecting the Buddhist heritage, with just 6 hours notice given to the clergy, academics and the general public.
"They say a draft bill is in place to protect the Buddha Sasana. Public Opinion is being sought. How can anyone give their ideas without even seeing the draft? The clergy, academics and the general public have to give their opinion for a subject as important as protecting Buddhism, within 6 hours? What is really going on here?," he has said.
The FB post is as follows: