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The second coming of Sri Lanka’s Mahinda Rajapaksa

Venugopal, Rajesh (2018) The second coming of Sri Lanka’s Mahinda Rajapaksa. South Asia @ LSE (12 Nov 2018). Blog Entry.

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An extraordinary political crisis was triggered in Sri Lanka on 26 October 2018 when President Maithripala Sirisena stealthy dismissed Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe. The stage is now set for a prolonged period of instability. With events moving quickly, Rajesh Venugopal, Assistant Professor at the Department of International Development (LSE) looks at what’s at stake if Mahinda Rajapaksa returns to power.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2018 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
Date Deposited: 27 Jul 2021 12:51
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 10:19

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