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United National Party

Index United National Party

The United National Party, often abbreviated as UNP (translit, translit), is a political party in Sri Lanka. [1]

112 relations: Akila Viraj Kariyawasam, Asia Pacific Democrat Union, Bandaranaike International Airport, British Empire, Capitalism, Central Province, Sri Lanka, Centre-right politics, Cereal, Ceylon Citizenship Act, Ceylon National Congress, 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, Chandrika Kumaratunga, Colombo Plan, Conservatism, Constitution of Sri Lanka, D. S. Senanayake, Daily Mirror, Dingiri Banda Wijetunga, Dudley Senanayake, Eastern University, Sri Lanka, Economic liberalism, Eelam War III, Evangelicalism, Free-trade zone, Gamini Dissanayake, George W. Bush, Government of Sri Lanka, Illankai Tamil Arasu Kachchi, India, International Democrat Union, J. R. Jayewardene, Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna, Jathika Hela Urumaya, John Kotelawala, Kotmale Dam, Lakshman Kiriella, Liberal conservatism, Local government in Sri Lanka, Mahajana Eksath Peramuna, Mahinda Rajapaksa, Maithripala Sirisena, May Day, Memorandum of understanding, Muslim, ..., National unity government, Neoliberalism, Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution of Sri Lanka, North Western Province, Sri Lanka, Operation Poomalai, Parliament of Sri Lanka, People's Alliance (Sri Lanka), Political party, President of Sri Lanka, Prime minister, Provinces of Sri Lanka, Rajapaksa cabinet, Rajiv Gandhi, Ranasinghe Premadasa, Randenigala Dam, Ranil Wickremesinghe, Rantembe Dam, Richard de Zoysa, S. W. R. D. Bandaranaike, Sarath Fonseka, Sinhala Maha Sabha, Sinhala Only Act, Sinhalese people, Sirimavo Bandaranaike, Sirisena cabinet, Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka Armed Forces, Sri Lanka Freedom Party, Sri Lanka Navy, Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna, Sri Lankan Civil War, Sri Lankan local elections, 2018, Sri Lankan Parliament Building, Sri Lankan parliamentary election, 1977, Sri Lankan parliamentary election, 1989, Sri Lankan parliamentary election, 1994, Sri Lankan parliamentary election, 2000, Sri Lankan parliamentary election, 2001, Sri Lankan parliamentary election, 2004, Sri Lankan parliamentary election, 2010, Sri Lankan parliamentary election, 2015, Sri Lankan presidential election, 1982, Sri Lankan presidential election, 1988, Sri Lankan presidential election, 1994, Sri Lankan presidential election, 1999, Sri Lankan presidential election, 2005, Sri Lankan presidential election, 2010, Sri Lankan presidential election, 2015, SriLankan Airlines, Srima Dissanayake, Tamils, United Kingdom, United National Front (Sri Lanka), United National Front for Good Governance, United People's Freedom Alliance, United States, University of Jaffna, University of Ruhuna, Victoria Dam (Sri Lanka), Western Province, Sri Lanka, 1953 Ceylonese Hartal. Expand index (62 more) »

Akila Viraj Kariyawasam

Akila Viraj Kariyawasam is a Sri Lankan politician and a member of the Parliament of Sri Lanka (අකිල විරාජ් කාරියවසම්,அகில விராஜ் காரியவசம்; born 23 May 1973).

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Asia Pacific Democrat Union

The Asia Pacific Democrat Union (APDU) is an international association of member parties close to the International Democratic Union.

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Bandaranaike International Airport

Bandaranaike International Airport (බණ්ඩාරනායක ජාත්‍යන්තර ගුවන්තොටුපළ; பண்டாரநாயக்க பன்னாட்டு வானுர்தி நிலையம்), colloquially known as Katunayake Airport and Colombo International Airport, is the main international airport serving Sri Lanka.

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British Empire

The British Empire comprised the dominions, colonies, protectorates, mandates and other territories ruled or administered by the United Kingdom and its predecessor states.

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Capitalism

Capitalism is an economic system based upon private ownership of the means of production and their operation for profit.

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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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Centre-right politics

Centre-right politics or center-right politics (American English), also referred to as moderate-right politics, are politics that lean to the right of the left–right political spectrum, but are closer to the centre than other right-wing variants.

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Cereal

A cereal is any edible components of the grain (botanically, a type of fruit called a caryopsis) of cultivated grass, composed of the endosperm, germ, and bran.

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Ceylon Citizenship Act

The Ceylon Citizenship Act No.

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Ceylon National Congress

The Ceylon National Congress (CNC) was a Nationalist political party which was formed in Ceylon on 11 December 1919.

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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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Chandrika Kumaratunga

Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga (චන්ද්‍රිකා බණ්ඩාරනායක කුමාරතුංග,சந்திரிகா பண்டாரநாயக்க குமாரதுங்க; born 29 June 1945) is a Sri Lankan politician who served as the fifth President of Sri Lanka, from 12 November 1994 to 19 November 2005.

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Colombo Plan

The Colombo Plan is a regional organisation that embodies the concept of collective intergovernmental effort to strengthen economic and social development of member countries in the Asia-Pacific region.

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Conservatism

Conservatism is a political and social philosophy promoting traditional social institutions in the context of culture and civilization.

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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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D. S. Senanayake

Don Stephen Senanayake (දොන් ස්ටීවන් සේනානායක; டி.; 21 October 1883 – 22 March 1952) was a Sri Lankan statesmen.

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Daily Mirror

The Daily Mirror is a British national daily tabloid newspaper founded in 1903.

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Dingiri Banda Wijetunga

Sri Lankabhimanya Dingiri Banda Wijetunga (ඩිංගිරි බණ්ඩා විජේතුංග,டிங்கிரி பண்ட விஜேதுங்க; 15 February 1916 – 21 September 2008) was the fourth President of Sri Lanka from 1 May 1993 to 12 November 1994, Prime Minister of Sri Lanka from 3 March 1989 to 7 May 1993 and the Governor of North Western province, Sri Lanka from 1988 to 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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Eastern University, Sri Lanka

The Eastern University, Sri Lanka (abbreviated as EUSL) is a public university in Vantharumoolai, Eastern Province, Sri Lanka.

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Economic liberalism

Economic liberalism is an economic system organized on individual lines, which means the greatest possible number of economic decisions are made by individuals or households rather than by collective institutions or organizations.

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Eelam War III

Eelam War III is the name given to the third phase of armed conflict between Sri Lankan military and the separatist Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam.

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Evangelicalism

Evangelicalism, evangelical Christianity, or evangelical Protestantism, is a worldwide, crossdenominational movement within Protestant Christianity which maintains the belief that the essence of the Gospel consists of the doctrine of salvation by grace through faith in Jesus Christ's atonement.

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Free-trade zone

A free-trade zone (FTZ) is a specific class of special economic zone.

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Gamini Dissanayake

Dissanayake Mudiyanse Ralahamilage Lionel Gamini Dissanayake (known as Gamini Dissanayake; ලයනල් ගාමිණි දිසානායක,காமினி திஸாநாயக்க; 20 March 1942 – 24 October 1994) was a prominent Sri Lankan politician, a powerful minister of the United National Party, and Leader of the Opposition.

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George W. Bush

George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is an American politician who served as the 43rd President of the United States from 2001 to 2009.

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Government of Sri Lanka

The Government of Sri Lanka (GoSL) (Sinhala: ශ්‍රී ලංකා රජය Śrī Laṃkā Rajaya) is a semi-presidential system determined by the Sri Lankan Constitution.

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Illankai Tamil Arasu Kachchi

Illankai Tamil Arasu Kachchi (ITAK) (இலங்கைத் தமிழரசுக் கட்சி, ඉලංගෙයි තමිළ් අරසු කච්චි) is a Sri Lankan political party which represents the Sri Lankan Tamil ethnic minority in the country.

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India

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

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International Democrat Union

The International Democrat Union (IDU) is an international alliance of centre-right political parties.

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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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Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna

The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (People's Liberation Front), often abbreviated as JVP (ජනතා විමුක්ති පෙරමුණ; மக்கள் விடுதலை முன்னணி) is a communist and Marxist–Leninist party and political movement in Sri Lanka.

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Jathika Hela Urumaya

The Jathika Hela Urumaya (ජාතික හෙළ උරුමය, ஜாதிக ஹெல உறுமய, often approximated in English as National Heritage Party) is a right-wing nationalist political party in Sri Lanka.

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John Kotelawala

General Sir John Lionel Kotelawala (ශ්‍රිමත් ජෝන් ලයනල් කොතලාවල; 4 April 1895 – 2 October 1980) was a Sri Lankan soldier and politician, most notable for serving as the 3rd Prime Minister of Ceylon (Sri Lanka) from 1953 to 1956.

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Kotmale Dam

The Kotmale Dam is a large hydroelectric and irrigation dam in Kotmale, Sri Lanka.

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Lakshman Kiriella

Lakshman Bandara Kiriella, MP is a Sri Lankan politician and lawyer.

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Liberal conservatism

Liberal conservatism is a political ideology combining conservative policies with liberal stances, especially on ethical and social issues, or a brand of political conservatism strongly influenced by liberalism.

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Local government in Sri Lanka

Local government is the third and lowest level of government in Sri Lanka – after the central government and provincial councils.

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Mahajana Eksath Peramuna

The Mahajana Eksath Peramuna (People's United Front) is a left-wing political party in Sri Lanka.

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Mahinda Rajapaksa

Percy Mahendra Rajapaksa, MP (පර්සි මහේන්ද්‍ර රාජපක්ෂ; born 18 November 1945), more commonly known as Mahinda Rajapaksa (මහින්ද රාජපක්ෂ, மஹிந்த ராஜபக்ஷ) is a Sri Lankan politician who served as the sixth President of Sri Lanka from 19 November 2005 to 9 January 2015.

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Maithripala Sirisena

Pallewatte Gamaralalage Maithripala Yapa Sirisena (මෛත්‍රීපාල සිරිසේන; மைத்திரிபால சிறிசேன; born 3 September 1951) is a Sri Lankan politician and the 7th and current President of Sri Lanka, in office since January 2015.

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May Day

May Day is a public holiday usually celebrated on 1 May.

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Memorandum of understanding

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) is a type of agreement between two (bilateral) or more (multilateral) parties.

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Muslim

A Muslim (مُسلِم) is someone who follows or practices Islam, a monotheistic Abrahamic religion.

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National unity government

A national unity government, government of national unity, or national union government is a broad coalition government consisting of all parties (or all major parties) in the legislature, usually formed during a time of war or other national emergency.

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Neoliberalism

Neoliberalism or neo-liberalism refers primarily to the 20th-century resurgence of 19th-century ideas associated with laissez-faire economic liberalism.

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Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution of Sri Lanka

The 19th Amendment (19A) to the Constitution of Sri Lanka was passed by the 225-member Sri Lankan Parliament with 215 voting in favor, one against, one abstained and seven were absent, on 28 April 2015.

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North Western Province, Sri Lanka

North Western Province (වයඹ පළාත Wayamba Palata, வட மேல் மாகாணம் Vada Mael Maakaanam) is a province of Sri Lanka.

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Operation Poomalai

Operation Poomalai (Pūmālai, lit. "Flower Garland"), also known as Eagle Mission 4, was the codename assigned to a mission undertaken by the Indian Air Force to air-drop supplies over the besieged town of Jaffna in Sri Lanka on 4 June 1987 in support of Tamil Tigers during the Sri Lankan Civil War.

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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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People's Alliance (Sri Lanka)

The People's Alliance (PA) was a front of political parties in Sri Lanka, formed in 1994.

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Political party

A political party is an organised group of people, often with common views, who come together to contest elections and hold power in government.

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President of Sri Lanka

The President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka (ශ්‍රී ලංකා ජනාධිපති Śrī Laṃkā Janādhipathi; இலங்கை சனாதிபதி Ilankai janātipati) is the executive head of state and head of government of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and commander-in-chief of the Sri Lankan Armed Forces.

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Prime minister

A prime minister is the head of a cabinet and the leader of the ministers in the executive branch of government, often in a parliamentary or semi-presidential system.

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Provinces of Sri Lanka

In Sri Lanka, provinces (translit; translit) are the first level administrative division.

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Rajapaksa cabinet

The Rajapaksa cabinet was the central government of Sri Lanka led by President Mahinda Rajapaksa between 2005 and 2015.

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Rajiv Gandhi

Rajiv Ratna Gandhi (20 August 1944 – 21 May 1991) was an Indian politician who served as the 6th Prime Minister of India from 1984 to 1989.

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Ranasinghe Premadasa

Sri Lankabhimanya Ranasinghe Premadasa (රණසිංහ ප්‍රේමදාස,ரணசிங்க பிரேமதாசா; 23 June 1924 – 1 May 1993) was the third President of Sri Lanka from 2 January 1989 to 1 May 1993.

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Randenigala Dam

The Randenigala Dam is a large hydroelectric embankment dam at Rantembe, in the Central Province of Sri Lanka.

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Ranil Wickremesinghe

Ranil Wickremesinghe, MP (රනිල් වික්‍රමසිංහ, ரணில் விக்ரமசிங்க; born 24 March 1949) is a Sri Lankan politician who has served as the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka since 9 January 2015.As Leader of the United National Party since 1994 and the Member of Parliament for Colombo District since 1977.

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Rantembe Dam

The Rantembe Dam is a hydroelectric gravity dam at Rantembe, in the Central Province of Sri Lanka.

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Richard de Zoysa

Richard Manik de Zoysa (Sinhala:රිචඩ් ද සොයිසා) (18 March 1958– 18 February 1990) was a well-known Sri Lankan journalist, author, human rights activist and actor, who was abducted and murdered on 18 February 1990.

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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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Sarath Fonseka

Field Marshal Gardihewa Sarath Chandralal Fonseka, RWP, RSP, VSV, USP, MP, rcds, psc (ගර්දිහේවා සරත් චන්ද්‍රලාල් ෆොන්සේකා, சரத் பொன்சேகா; born 18 December 1950), commonly known as Sarath Fonseka, is a Sri Lankan politician and senior military officer, being the first Sri Lankan Army officer to be promoted to the rank of Field Marshal.

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Sinhala Maha Sabha

The Sinhala Maha Sabha (Sinhala:සිංහල මහා සභා) was a political party in Sri Lanka (Ceylon at the time) founded by Solomon West Ridgeway Dias Bandaranaike in 1934-35, in order to promote Sinhalese culture and community interests.

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Sinhala Only Act

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

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Sinhalese people

The Sinhalese (Sinhala: සිංහල ජාතිය Sinhala Jathiya, also known as Hela) are an Indo-Aryan-speaking ethnic group native to the island of Sri Lanka.

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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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Sirisena cabinet

The Sirisena cabinet is the 15th and incumbent central government of Sri Lanka led by President Maithripala Sirisena.

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Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte

Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte (commonly known as Kotte) is the official, administrative capital of Sri Lanka.

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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 Armed Forces

The Sri Lanka Armed Forces is the overall unified military of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka encompassing the Sri Lanka Army, the Sri Lanka Navy,and the Sri Lanka Air Force; they are governed by the Ministry of Defence (MoD).

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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 Lanka Navy

The Sri Lankan Navy (Śrī Laṃkā nāvika hamudāva; Ilaṅkai kaṭaṟpaṭai) is the naval arm of the Sri Lanka Armed Forces and is classed as the country's most vital defence force due to its island geography.

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Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna

The Sri Lanka People's Front (translit; translit), commonly known by its Sinhalese name Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP), is a Sri Lankan political front.

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Sri Lankan Civil War

The Sri Lankan Civil War was an armed conflict fought on the island of Sri Lanka.

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Sri Lankan local elections, 2018

Local elections were held in Sri Lanka on 10 February 2018.

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Sri Lankan Parliament Building

The Sri Lankan Parliament Complex (also known as the New Parliament Complex) is a public building and landmark that houses the Parliament of 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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Sri Lankan parliamentary election, 1994

The Sri Lankan parliamentary election of 1994 marked the decisive end of 17 years of UNP rule and a revival of Sri Lankan democracy.

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Sri Lankan parliamentary election, 2000

The elections were called by President Chandrika Kumaratunga for October 10, 2000.

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Sri Lankan parliamentary election, 2001

Parliamentary elections were held in Sri Lanka on December 5, 2001, just a little over a year after the last elections in October 2000.

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Sri Lankan parliamentary election, 2004

Parliamentary elections were held in Sri Lanka on 2 April 2004.

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Sri Lankan parliamentary election, 2010

The 2010 Sri Lankan parliamentary election was held on April 8 and April 20, 2010, to elect 225 members to Sri Lanka's 14th Parliament.

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Sri Lankan parliamentary election, 2015

The 2015 Sri Lankan parliamentary election was held on 17 August 2015, ten months ahead of schedule, to elect 225 members to Sri Lanka's 15th Parliament.

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Sri Lankan presidential election, 1982

The Sri Lankan presidential election of 1982 was the first presidential election of Sri Lanka.

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Sri Lankan presidential election, 1988

The Sri Lankan presidential election of 1988 was the second presidential election of Sri Lanka.

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Sri Lankan presidential election, 1994

The Sri Lankan presidential election of 1994 was the third presidential election of Sri Lanka.

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Sri Lankan presidential election, 1999

The Sri Lankan presidential election of 1999 was the fourth presidential election of Sri Lanka.

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Sri Lankan presidential election, 2005

The Sri Lankan presidential election of 2005 was the fifth presidential election of Sri Lanka.

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Sri Lankan presidential election, 2010

The Sri Lankan presidential election of 2010 was the sixth presidential election of Sri Lanka.

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Sri Lankan presidential election, 2015

Presidential elections were held in Sri Lanka on 8 January 2015, two years ahead of schedule.

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SriLankan Airlines

SriLankan Airlines (marketed as SriLankan) is the flag carrier of Sri Lanka and a member of the Oneworld airline alliance.

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Srima Dissanayake

Vajira Srimathi Dissanayake is a Sri Lankan lawyer, politician and former presidential candidate.

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Tamils

The Tamil people, also known as Tamilar, Tamilans, or simply Tamils, are a Dravidian ethnic group who speak Tamil as their mother tongue and trace their ancestry to the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, the Indian Union territory of Puducherry, or the Northern, Eastern Province and Puttalam District of Sri Lanka.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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United National Front (Sri Lanka)

The United National Front is an electoral alliance in Sri Lanka, formed by the United National Party, the alliance currently represents 7 parties including the largest Muslim party Sri Lanka Muslim Congress and the Sinhala Nationalist Jathika Hela Urumaya.

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United National Front for Good Governance

The United National Front for Good Governance (එක්සත් යහපාලන ජාතික පෙරමුණ Eksath Yahapalana Jathika Peramuna; நல்லாட்சிக்கான ஐக்கிய தேசிய முன்னணி) is a political alliance in Sri Lanka which is led by Professionals and activists.

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United People's Freedom Alliance

The United People's Freedom Alliance, often abbreviated as UPFA (එක්සත් ජනතා නිදහස් සන්ධානය Eksath Janathā Nidahas Sandānaya, ஐக்கிய மக்கள் சுதந்திரக் கூட்டணி), is a political alliance in Sri Lanka founded by former Sri Lankan president Chandrika Kumaratunga in 2004.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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University of Jaffna

The University of Jaffna (translit; යාපනය විශ්වවිද්‍යාලය, Yāpanaya Viśvavidyālaya; abbreviated UoJ) is a public university in the city of Jaffna in Sri Lanka.

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University of Ruhuna

The University of Ruhuna (රුහුණ විශ්වවිද්‍යාලය, රෝහණ සරසවිය (Ruhuṇa Viśvavidyālaya, Rohana sarasaviya),; ருகுண பல்கலைக் கழகம்) is a public university in Matara, Sri Lanka.

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Victoria Dam (Sri Lanka)

Victoria Dam (Sinhala: වික්ටෝරියා වේල්ල) is an arch dam located upstream of the Mahaweli River's mouth and from Teldeniya.

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Western Province, Sri Lanka

The Western Province (බස්නාහිර පළාත Basnahira Palata; மேல் மாகாணம் Mael Maakaanam) is one of the nine provinces of Sri Lanka, the first level administrative division of the country.

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1953 Ceylonese Hartal

The Hartal 1953 was a country-wide demonstration of civil disobedience and strike, commonly known as a hartal, held in Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) on 12 August 1953.

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Redirects here:

Eksath Jathika Pakshaya, History of the United National Party.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_National_Party

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