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Ceylonese parliamentary election, July 1960

Index Ceylonese parliamentary election, July 1960

General elections were held in Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) in July 1960. [1]

15 relations: Ceylonese parliamentary election, March 1960, Dedigama Electoral District, Dudley Senanayake, House of Representatives (Ceylon), India, Indian Tamils of Sri Lanka, Nationalization, Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, S. W. R. D. Bandaranaike, Sinhala Only Act, Sirimavo Bandaranaike, Socialism, Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka Freedom Party, United National Party.

Ceylonese parliamentary election, March 1960

General elections were held in Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) on 19 March 1960.

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Dedigama Electoral District

Dedigama electoral district was an electoral district of Sri Lanka between August 1947 and February 1989.

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Dudley Senanayake

Dudley Shelton Senanayake (Sinhala: ඩඩ්ලි ශෙල්ටන් සේනානායක: டட்லி சேனநாயக்கா) 19 June 1911 – 13 April 1973), was a Sri Lankan statesman who served as Prime Minister of Ceylon from 1952 to 1953 (first term as the second Prime Minister of Ceylon), in 1960 (second term) and from 1965 to 1970 (third term) and Leader of the Opposition from 1960 to 1964. Senanayake's tenures as prime minister were associated with democratic socialist policies focused on agricultural and educational reforms with a pro-western alignment.

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House of Representatives (Ceylon)

The House of Representatives was the lower chamber of the parliament of Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) established in 1947 by the Soulbury Constitution.

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India

India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.

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Indian Tamils of Sri Lanka

Indian Tamils of Sri Lanka are Tamil people of Indian origin in Sri Lanka.

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Nationalization

Nationalization (or nationalisation) is the process of transforming private assets into public assets by bringing them under the public ownership of a national government or state.

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Prime Minister of Sri Lanka

The Prime Minister of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka (ශ්‍රී ලංකා අග්‍රාමාත්‍ය; இலங்கை பிரதமர்) is the most senior member of parliament in the cabinet of ministers in Sri Lanka which is collectively accountable for their policies and actions to parliament.

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S. W. R. D. Bandaranaike

Solomon West Ridgeway Dias Bandaranaike (සොලමන් වෙස්ට් රිජ්වේ ඩයස් බණ්ඩාරනායක,சாலமன் வெஸ்ட் ரிட்ஜ்வே டயஸ் பண்டாரநாயக்கா; 8 January 1899 – 26 September 1959), frequently referred to as S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike, was the fourth Prime Minister of Ceylon (later Sri Lanka) and founder of the left wing and Sinhala nationalist Sri Lanka Freedom Party, serving as Prime Minister from 1956 until his assassination by a robed Buddhist monk in 1959.

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Sinhala Only Act

The Sinhala Only Act, formally the Official Language Act No.

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Sirimavo Bandaranaike

Sirima Ratwatte Dias Bandaranaike (සිරිමා රත්වත්තේ ඩයස් බණ්ඩාරනායක, சிறிமா ரத்வத்தே டயஸ் பண்டாரநாயக்கே; 17 April 1916 – 10 October 2000), commonly known as Sirimavo Bandaranaike, was a Sri Lankan stateswoman.

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Socialism

Socialism is a range of economic and social systems characterised by social ownership and democratic control of the means of production as well as the political theories and movements associated with them.

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Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka (Sinhala: ශ්‍රී ලංකා; Tamil: இலங்கை Ilaṅkai), officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, is an island country in South Asia, located in the Indian Ocean to the southwest of the Bay of Bengal and to the southeast of the Arabian Sea.

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Sri Lanka Freedom Party

The Sri Lanka Freedom Party (translit; translit) is one of the major political parties in Sri Lanka.

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United National Party

The United National Party, often abbreviated as UNP (translit, translit), is a political party in Sri Lanka.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ceylonese_parliamentary_election,_July_1960

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