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Remembering Lakshman Kadirgamar on Fifth Anniversary of his Death

Aug 11, 2010 6:21:49 AM- transcurrents.com

by D.B.S. Jeyaraj

Independence dawned for Sri Lanka then Ceylon on February 4th 1948. The union jack was lowered and the national flag raised at the stroke of midnight. Even as the flag fluttered proudly four young athletes carrying flaming torches entered the square and ran up the steps of Independence hall. Together they lit the lamp of freedom.

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