Mrs B saved people’s victory
Dec 7, 2010 7:00:00 PM - aussieindolanka.com
President Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday said the victories won by the people in 1956 could have been reversed if Late Prime Minister Sirimavo Bandaranaike did not come to power.
He added that Madam Sirimavo Bandaranaike strengthened the victories won by the people in the 1956 renaissance under the leadership of Late Prime Minister SWRD Bandaranaike.
He said the people who under went untold hardships under the colonial rule for over four centuries, could have been further denied their basic rights if she was not elected to the post of Premiership.