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Sri Lanka’s Election Results Reveal a Divided Country

Religious nationalism played the central role in the recently-held Sri Lankan presidential election, in which Nandasena Gotabaya Rajapaksa came away victorious, winning 52.25 percent of the vote. The results reveal that the success of the candidates in each electorate area was determined by what religious community made up the majority of the constituency.

Read the full article on The Diplomat (click here).


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