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Kandy Electoral District (1947–1989)

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Kandy (Mahanuwara) electoral district was an electoral district of Sri Lanka between August 1947 and February 1989. [1]

30 relations: Central Province, Sri Lanka, Ceylonese parliamentary election, 1947, Ceylonese parliamentary election, 1952, Ceylonese parliamentary election, 1956, Ceylonese parliamentary election, 1965, Ceylonese parliamentary election, 1970, Ceylonese parliamentary election, July 1960, Ceylonese parliamentary election, March 1960, Constitution of Sri Lanka, E. L. Senanayake, Elections in Sri Lanka, Electoral district, Electoral system, George E. de Silva, Independent politician, Kandy, Kandy District, Kandy Electoral District, Member of parliament, Parliament of Sri Lanka, Plurality voting, Proportional representation, Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka Freedom Party, Sri Lankan parliamentary election, 1977, Sri Lankan parliamentary election, 1989, T. B. Ilangaratne, Tamara Ilangaratne, United National Party, W. S. Karunaratne.

Central Province, Sri Lanka

The Central Province (මධ්‍යම පළාත Madhyama Palata, மத்திய மாகாணம் Madhiya Maakaanam) is one of the nine provinces of Sri Lanka, the first level administrative division of the country.

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Ceylonese parliamentary election, 1947

General elections were held in Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) from 23 August to 20 September 1947.

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Ceylonese parliamentary election, 1952

General elections were held in Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) in 1952.

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Ceylonese parliamentary election, 1956

General elections were held in Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) in 1956.

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Ceylonese parliamentary election, 1965

General elections were held in Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) in March 1965.

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Ceylonese parliamentary election, 1970

General elections were held in Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) in 1970.

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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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Ceylonese parliamentary election, March 1960

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

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Constitution of Sri Lanka

The Constitution of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka (Śrī Laṃkā āndukrama vyavasthāva, Ilaṅkai araciyalamaippiṉ) has been the constitution of the island nation of Sri Lanka since its original promulgation by the National State Assembly on 7 September 1978.

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E. L. Senanayake

Deshamanya Edward Lionel Senanayake (known as E.L Senanayake) (8 August 1920 - 29 January 2000) was a Sri Lankan Politician belonging to the United National Party.

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Elections in Sri Lanka

Elections in Sri Lanka gives information on election and election results in Sri Lanka.

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Electoral district

An electoral district, (election) precinct, election district, or legislative district, called a voting district by the US Census (also known as a constituency, riding, ward, division, electoral area, or electorate) is a territorial subdivision for electing members to a legislative body.

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Electoral system

An electoral system is a set of rules that determines how elections and referendums are conducted and how their results are determined.

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George E. de Silva

George Edmund de Silva (1879 - 1950) was a Sri Lankan lawyer and politician.

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Independent politician

An independent or nonpartisan politician is an individual politician not affiliated with any political party.

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Kandy

Kandy (මහනුවර Mahanuwara, pronounced; கண்டி, pronounced) is a major city in Sri Lanka located in the Central Province.

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Kandy District

Kandy District (මහනුවර දිස්ත්‍රික්කය, கண்டி மாவட்டம்) is a district of the Central Province 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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Member of parliament

A member of parliament (MP) is the representative of the voters to a parliament.

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Parliament of Sri Lanka

The Parliament of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka (Sinhala: ශ්‍රී ලංකා පාර්ලිමේන්තුව Shri Lanka Parlimenthuwa, Tamil: இலங்கை நாடாளுமன்றம்) is the supreme legislative body of Sri Lanka.

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Plurality voting

Plurality voting is an electoral system in which each voter is allowed to vote for only one candidate, and the candidate who polls the most among their counterparts (a plurality) is elected.

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Proportional representation

Proportional representation (PR) characterizes electoral systems by which divisions into an electorate are reflected proportionately into the elected body.

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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 parliamentary election, 1977

The 1977 Sri Lankan election heralded the beginning of a new period of Sri Lanka's history - a period of unprecedented violence.

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Sri Lankan parliamentary election, 1989

Sri Lanka had not had a parliamentary election since 1977.

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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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Tamara Ilangaratne

Tamara Kumari Ilangaratne (née Aludeniya) (born 15 March 1925) was a Ceylonese politician.

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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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W. S. Karunaratne

Wijesinghe Sugathadasa Karunaratne (24 December 1928 – 1986) was a well known Buddhist scholar and a fiercely independent thinker.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kandy_Electoral_District_(1947–1989)

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