ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Emergence of a Sri Lankan Sheikh Mujib

Sheikh Mujib Anil Nauriya Sheikh Mujib's India policy became, in a short span of a couple of years, unpalatable to the east Bengali middle class. Nurtured on a long tradition of India baiting the average east Bengali could not attune himself to the new relationship with India. Jayewardene is likely for sometime to be identified in Sinhalese minds as India's man, just as Sheikh Mujib was in Bangladesh. This can do no good to him or even to India.

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