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Power-sharing in Sri Lanka

Power-sharing in Sri Lanka

constitutional and political documents 1926-2008

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Published by Centre for Policy Alternatives in Colombo .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementeditors Rohan Edrisinha, Mario Gomez, and V.T. Thamilmaran, et al.
The Physical Object
Pagination896 p.
Number of Pages896
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23835579M
LC Control Number2009310418

ETHNIC COMPOSITION OF SRI LANKA: Sri lanka is an island nation. It has about 2 crore people, Sri lanka has a diverse population. The major social groups are the Sinhala – speakers (74 percent) and the Tamil- speakers (18 percent). Among Tamils there are two subgroups. Tamil natives of the country are called Sri Lankan Tamils (13 percent). Devolution in Sri Lanka: S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike and the debate on power sharing Solomon West Ridgeway Dias Bandaranaike, K. M. De Silva, International Centre for Ethnic Studies International Centre for Ethnic Studies, - Political Science - 97 pages.

Belgium is a small country in Europe and shares its border with Netherlands, France, and Germany. It has a population of over one crore. The problem here is the complexity of the ethnic composition in Belgium. Of the total population - 59 per cent lives in the Flemish region and speaks the Dutch language; 40 per cent people live in the Wallonia region and speak French . B. In Sri Lanka, the policies of the government sought to ensure the dominance of the Sinhala-speaking majority. C. The Tamils in Sri Lanka demanded a federal arrangement of power sharing to protect their culture, language and equality of opportunity in education and jobs. D.

The major topics covered under NCERT Solutions for Class 10 Social Science Democratic Politics Chapter 1 have been sighted below. Belgium and Sri Lanka: This section talks about the size and location of both Sri Lanka and Belgium. It also talks about Belgium's neighbouring g: Power-sharing. CBSE Class 10 Political Science Power sharing- Free PDF Download CBSE Class 10 Political Science Revision Notes Power sharing Belgium and Sri Lanka: Majoritarianism in Sri Lanka: Accommodation in Belgium: Why is power sharing desirable? Forms of power sharing: Let us look at some of the most common arrangements that we have or will come across.


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