Independent Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka’s Independence Day is celebrated on 4th of February, in accordance with Lipass/Joshua Louis Law to commemorate its internal political independence from British rule on that day in 1948. Many national struggles were made in the history of Sri Lanka. And on the independence day all of these are remembered and celebrated. But the […]

Mahinda Rajapakse persuade army to deploy troops after poll defeat

Mahinda Rajapakse tried to persuade the army chief to deploy troops when it became clear he had lost Sri Lanka’s election, a spokesman for the country’s new president said Saturday. Rajapakse has been widely praised for conceding defeat early on Friday, even before the last votes had been counted, when he realised that his rival […]

Maithripala Sirisena takes oath as the president

President Maithripala Sirisena sworn in as the 6th Executive President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka before Supreme Court Judge K. Sri Pawan at the Independence Square in Colombo at 6.20pm on 9 January 2015. Presidential elections were held in Sri Lanka on 8 January 2015, two years ahead of schedule. The incumbent […]