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The Real History of Srilanka – Part 5

TweetPart-3 of this series dealt with the North Indian origins of the Sinhalas, which more or less coincides with the prevailing notion among islanders of their “Aryan” ancestry. Let’s explore this belief, shall we? A drama typically unfolds with the Dramatis Personae. Why should we be typical? I’ll tee off with who this post is […]

The Real History of Srilanka – Part 4

TweetPart-2 of this series outlined the background of the “Sinhala Only” Bill in 1956 & traced its outcome – or debacle, depending on one’s point of view. It was a prelude to the “Policy of Standardization”, implemented in 1970. This was an excruciatingly difficult topic to write about. I had to look beyond many lies, […]

The Real History of Srilanka – Part 3

TweetAs we saw in Part-1, the earliest Srilankan Tamils moved out of India 2,200 years back.  Why is India  entangled in their affairs now? I was struggling to come up with a germane reason. Tell me, how much longer should we consider these people Indian? It is amazing that not a single politician or rabble-rousing […]

The Real History of Srilanka – Part 2

TweetIn my previous post, I had touched upon the origin of Srilankan Tamils. In this serving, I’ll outline some of the reasons behind the simmering ethnic strife. But, first I’d like to lay some lies & disinformation to rest. Srilankan Presidency and Disinformation Any armed struggle uses a variety of tools to incite the masses […]

The Real History of Srilanka – Part 1

TweetUpdates: This post has been featured in the History Carnival at Varnam.org & in Desi Pundit. Thanks, JK. I promised to write a follow-up to my previous post. But the situation in Srilanka got my goat, so I’m taking a detour this week. If you are not hiding under a rock, you would be grimacing […]