Harim Peiris

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Reflections on the President’s Inauguration Speech

Posted by harimpeiris on November 25, 2010

January 2010 election, the best presidential election ever

The State media called the President’s oaths taking ceremony, simple, dignified and elegant. Undoubtedly the latter two it certainly was, while the former was debatable. However, it would be churlish for anyone to begrudge Mahinda Rajapakse his moment in the sun or us Sri Lankans a celebration of our democratic choice for president.

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