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Sri Lanka to revoke a Colonial gazette issued in 1818

Mar 12, 2011 11:21:19 PM - news.lk

Sri Lankan government has decided to revoke a centuries old gazette notification that will make Uva Wellassa rebels, war heroes.

Sir Robert Brownrigg, then governor of the British rule in Sri Lanka had issued this gazette notification which named and shamed those who took part in1818 Uva-Wellassa Uprising as traitors and their assets confiscated.