ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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From 50 Years Ago: Rice Over Race

Vol V, No 23  june 6, 1970

Rice Over Race

The overwhelming vote by which the United National Party (UNP) was thrown out of power on May 27 and replaced by a coalition led by the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) reaffirms the flexibility of Ceylon’s political system and the sophistication of its electorate. Ceylon’s political parties and institutions have shown a great ability to reflect social change and respond to new social demands.

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