- It is heartbreaking. Totally incomprehensible. Tragic.
Strong feelings river and teareth in Jeyarajah Rasiah. He lives in Grinnell and is a member of the city council in Billund. But in the past day have the 60-year-old father of two adult children not engaged with the Danish local politics. Not at all.
A big part of the sri lankan-born refugee's thoughts have been parked with his parents, younger brother and sibling.
They are staying in Sri Lanka, and he was in telephone contact with them following the violent bomb attack easter Sunday. Write and chat with his family, he can not according to the authorities ' closure of the social media in the aftermath of the terror.
- They are fortunately unharmed, but they do have the to hell, of course. But it is quite terrible for the victims and their families. I think a lot of the family Holch Povlsen. It is so tragic. A big sorrow, says Jeyarajah Rasiah with an accent that is distinctly Danish.
Jeyarajah Rasiah fled as 21-year-old during the civil war in Sri Lanka and came to Denmark in 1986. Since then, he has established family and integrated care in Denmark. But the emotional ties to the roots of Sri Lanka is strong.
- I'm on visits every two years. But even though I have watched tv most of the night and all the time supplied with in the media, so I know nothing about what it is about. I have not been the wiser, says Jeyarajah Rasiah.
In his head gives the attack no mind.
- It comes completely behind me. There has been peace and tranquillity in Sri Lanka since 2009. I don't understand it. But I have no doubt that the bombs are directed against foreigners. Sri Lanka is once again become a major tourist attraction, and people can travel where they want without risk, explains lokalpolitikeren.
He is tamil but do not consider themselves as more hindu than most danes are christians.