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Ceylonese parliamentary election, March 1960

Index Ceylonese parliamentary election, March 1960

General elections were held in Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) on 19 March 1960. [1]

47 relations: A. U. Romanis, Akurana Electoral District, Asoka Karunaratne, C. A. Dharmapala, C. P. de Silva, Ceylonese parliamentary election, July 1960, Clifford Ratwatte, D. P. Atapattu, Dedigama Electoral District, Dudley Senanayake, Felix Dias Bandaranaike, Galagedara Electoral District, George Rajapaksa, House of Representatives (Ceylon), Indian Tamils of Sri Lanka, J. R. Jayewardene, Justin Wijayawardhene, Kandy Electoral District, Kundasale Electoral District, Lakshman Rajapaksa, Mahajana Eksath Peramuna (1956), Marxism, Minipe Electoral District, Minneriya Electoral District, Montague Jayawickrama, N. M. Perera, Percy Wickremasinghe, Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, Prins Gunasekera, S. A. Wickramasinghe, S. W. R. D. Bandaranaike, Senapala Samarasekera, Senkadagala Electoral District, Sinhala Only Act, Sirisena Amarasiri, Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka Freedom Party, Sri Lankan Tamils, T. B. Ilangaratne, Teldeniya Electoral District, Udunuwara Electoral District, United National Party, Viplavakari Lanka Sama Samaja Party, W. D. S. Abeygoonawardena, Wijeyananda Dahanayake, William de Silva, Yatinuwara Electoral District.

A. U. Romanis

Aruma Upasakage Romanis (born 27 April 1908) was a Ceylonese politician and Member of Parliament for Dodangaslanda.

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Akurana Electoral District

Akurana electoral district was an electoral district of Sri Lanka between March 1960 and May 1970.

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Asoka Karunaratne

N H Asoka Mahanama Karunaratne (26 January 1916 – 24 February 1988) (known as Asoka Karunaratne) was a Sri Lankan politician and philanthropist.

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C. A. Dharmapala

Colonel Candauda Arachchige Dharmapala OBE, ED (සී.ඒ. ධර්මපාල; 4 August 1907 - 6 July 1989) was a former Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Industries, Housing and Social Services and Member of Parliament for Hakmana.

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C. P. de Silva

Charles Percival de Silva, CCS (16 April 1912 – 9 October 1972) was a leading Sri Lankan politician and civil servant.

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Ceylonese parliamentary election, July 1960

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

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Clifford Ratwatte

Clifford Senaka Ratwatte (19 March 1927 - 10 February 2009) (known as Clifford Ratwatte) was a Sri Lankan politician.

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D. P. Atapattu

Don Peter Atapattu (17 September 1899 – 14 December 1976), popularly known as D. P. Atapattu, was a Member of Parliament in Sri Lanka.

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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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Felix Dias Bandaranaike

Felix Dias Bandaranaike (Sinhala:ෆෙලික්ස් ඩයස් බණඩාරනායක) (5 November 1930 – 26 June 1985) was a Sri Lankan politician who served as Cabinet Minister of Finance, Parliamentary Secretary for the Prime Minister and Defence and External Affairs (de facto foreign minister) (1960–1965) and Cabinet Minister of Justice (1970–77) in the cabinet of Prime Minister Mrs.

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Galagedara Electoral District

Galagedara electoral district was an electoral district of Sri Lanka between March 1960 and February 1989.

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George Rajapaksa

George Rajapaksa (25 December 1926 - 18 June 1976) was a Sri Lankan politician.

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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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Indian Tamils of Sri Lanka

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

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J. R. Jayewardene

Junius Richard Jayewardene (ජුනියස් රිචඩ් ජයවර්ධන,ஜூனியஸ் ரிச்சட் ஜயவர்தனா; 17 September 1906 – 1 November 1996), commonly abbreviated in Sri Lanka as J. R., was the leader of Sri Lanka from 1977 to 1989, serving as Prime Minister from 1977 to 1978 and as the second President of Sri Lanka from 1978 till 1989.

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Justin Wijayawardhene

Justin Wijayawardhene (18 November 1904 – 14 January 1982) was a Sri Lankan teacher, author and member of the Parliament of Sri Lanka.

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Kandy Electoral District

Kandy (Mahanuwara) electoral district is one of the 22 multi-member electoral districts of Sri Lanka created by the 1978 Constitution of Sri Lanka.

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Kundasale Electoral District

Kundasale electoral district was an electoral district of Sri Lanka between March 1960 and February 1989.

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Lakshman Rajapaksa

Lakshman Rajapaksa (24 July 1924 –1981) was a Sri Lankan politician.

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Mahajana Eksath Peramuna (1956)

The Mahajana Eksath Peramuna (People's United Front) was electoral alliance founded in 1956.

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Marxism

Marxism is a method of socioeconomic analysis that views class relations and social conflict using a materialist interpretation of historical development and takes a dialectical view of social transformation.

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Minipe Electoral District

Minipe electoral district was an electoral district of Sri Lanka between August 1947 and July 1977.

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Minneriya Electoral District

Minneriya electoral district was an electoral district of Sri Lanka between March 1960 and February 1989.

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Montague Jayawickrama

Deshamanya Montague Jayawickrama (January 15, 1911 – November 16, 2001) was the second Governor of the North Western Province of Sri Lanka.

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N. M. Perera

Nanayakkarapathirage Martin Perera, better known as Dr.

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Percy Wickremasinghe

Percy Abeywardhana Wickremasinghe (born 27 March 1918) was a Sri Lankan politician.

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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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Prins Gunasekera

Prins Gunasekera (born 17 July 1924) was a Ceylonese politician, who represented the Habaraduwa electorate in the Galle district.

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S. A. Wickramasinghe

Dr.

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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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Senapala Samarasekera

Senapala Samarasekera (born 10 February 1919) was a Sri Lankan politician.

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Senkadagala Electoral District

Senkadagala electoral district was an electoral district of Sri Lanka between March 1960 and February 1989.

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Sinhala Only Act

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

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Sirisena Amarasiri

Matarage Sirisena Amarasiri (5 September 1925 - 8 January 2007) was the 1st Chief Minister of Southern Province and 5th Governor of Uva.

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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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Sri Lankan Tamils

Sri Lankan Tamils (also) or Ceylon Tamils, also known as Eelam Tamils in Tamil, are members of the Tamil ethnic group native to the South Asian island state of Sri Lanka.

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T. B. Ilangaratne

Navam Mawatha in Colombo --> Tikiri Bandara Ilangaratne (27 February 1913 – 21 May 1992) was a Sri Lankan politician, author, dramatist, and theater actor he was Member of Parliament for Kandy, Galaha, Hewaheta and Kolonnawa in Colombo district.

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Teldeniya Electoral District

Teldeniya electoral district was an electoral district of Sri Lanka between March 1960 and February 1989.

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Udunuwara Electoral District

Udunuwara electoral district was an electoral district of Sri Lanka between March 1960 and February 1989.

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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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Viplavakari Lanka Sama Samaja Party

Viplavakari Lanka Sama Samaja Party (Revolutionary Ceylon Equal Society Party) was a political group in what is now called Sri Lanka, that broke away from the Trotskyist Lanka Sama Samaja Party, since Philip Gunawardena (one of the principal LSSP leaders) refused to reconcile with the Bolshevik Samasamaja Party.

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W. D. S. Abeygoonawardena

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Wijeyananda Dahanayake

Wijeyananda Dahanayake (විජයානන්ද දහනායක விஜயானந்த தகநாயக்கா; 22 October 1901 – 4 May 1997) was a Sri Lankan politician.

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William de Silva

Peduru Hewage William de Silva (8 December 1908 – 30 July 1988) was a 20th-century Marxist/Trotskyist Sri Lankan politician.

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Yatinuwara Electoral District

Yatinuwara electoral district was an electoral district of Sri Lanka between March 1960 and February 1989.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ceylonese_parliamentary_election,_March_1960

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