The two key events of 2010 in Sri Lanka were the respective presidential and parliamentary elections, which enabled President Mahinda Rajapaksha's government to consolidate power in both the executive and legislative branches of the state in the post-civil war era. Regime priority has been toward political consolidation, rather than ethnic reconciliation and a political solution to potential ethnic tensions in the country.
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Research Article| February 01 2011
Sri Lanka in 2010: Regime Consolidation in a Post-Civil War Era
Asian Survey (2011) 51 (1): 131–137.
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Jayadeva Uyangoda; Sri Lanka in 2010: Regime Consolidation in a Post-Civil War Era. Asian Survey 1 February 2011; 51 (1): 131–137. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2011.51.1.131
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