“The Sri Lankan electorate has voted to reject polarisation and reinforce the process of democratisation…The new UNP government will have to quickly address a range of concerns from prosecution of corrupt politicians to providing a credible process to address war-time accountability.”
Together, these analytical articles provide a rounded perspective on the significance, potentialities, and hope held by the outcome of Sri Lanka’s 2015 general election.
A pdf of the whole Perspective page is attached.
1) “A vote for continuing change,” by Jayadeva Uyangoda, The Hindu, August 19, 2015, Page 11:
2)”Defeat of divisive politics,” by Ahilan Kadirgamar, The Hindu, August 19, 2015, Page 11: