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Sri Lanka: PM Ranil Wickremesinghe declares victory over Rajapaksa!

Sri Lanka's parliamentary election was too close to call and final results were not out yet but on the basis of the outcomes declared so far for most seats, the sitting prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe's, 66, has declared victory over the country's former strongman leader Rajapaksa who was seeking a political come-back eight months after losing a presidential vote.

Sri Lanka: PM Ranil Wickremesinghe declares victory over Rajapaksa!
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TNA Supports A New National Government

The Tamil National Alliance leader reiterates that they would support a Government which would endorse the verdict of the people given in the Presidential election on 8th January.

R. Sampanthan said to be the uncrowned King of the Tamils in Sri Lanka
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Sri Lankan politics: It is now final, Rajapaksa is out! What next?

The final results of the general poll in Srilanka held on August 17 has very eloquently showed that former president Mahinda Rajapaksa is no equal to the incumbent president Sirisena who not only defeated the former strongman for presidency but also drowned him in the Indian Ocean by defeating him elections meant for PM which has now gone to his nominee Ranil Wickremesinghe. Besides, Rajapaksa’s future also looks sealed once for all.

Sri Lankan politics: It is now final, Rajapaksa is out! What next?
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Democracy triumphs in Sri Lanka: Time to refocus on key Nation building blocks

The political forces that gathered under the United National Party umbrella led by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe have won the Sri Lankan general election of 2015, defeating the forces that gathered under the United Peoples Freedom Alliance led by former President Mahinda Rajapaksa.

Democracy triumphs in Sri Lanka: Time to refocus on key Nation building blocks
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