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Sri Lankan president bans local World Cup song

Colombo : Sri Lanka | Feb 23, 2011 at 4:53 AM PST
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The Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has banned a local world cup song because it had derogatory lyrics about the Kangaroos and Kiwis.

In Sri Lanka, a local band composed a song in their local Tamil and Sri Lankan language in support of their cricket team in the World Cup. The lyrics of the songs had a few derogatory statements which would have hurt the feeling of the Australian and New Zealand cricket team.

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Hafeez Rehman is based in Islamabad, Federal Capital Area, Pakistan, and is a Reporter for Allvoices.
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