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Sri Lanka Independence

On February 4, 1948, the Ceylon Independence Act (issued in 1947) came into force; he gave the island the status of a Dominion, d. H. within the Commonwealth of Nations. The UNP government under Senanayake (1947-52), his son Dudley Shelton Senanayake (* 1911, † 1973 ; 1952-53) and Sir John Lionel Kotelawala (* 1897, †… Read More »