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Mrs. Banadaranaike: The world’s first woman Prime Minister

Jul 21, 2010 10:23:00 PM- transcurrents.com

by D.B. S. Jeyaraj

Hello Friends

Today July 21st is the 50th anniversary of Mrs. Sirima Bandaranaike becoming Prime Minister of Sri Lanka then known as Ceylon. Needless to say she made history then as the world's first woman prime minister and put the Island nation on the global map.

I thought of remembering on this historically important date this remarkable woman who made a lasting impact on the fate of her country. [Click to read in full on ~ dbsjeyaraj.com]