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‘Ekeeya' to the fore?

Aug 22, 2017 8:24:45 PM - www.ft.lk


By Dharisha Bastians
Drafters of the new constitutional proposals may use the Sinhalese word ‘Ekeeya’ with a clear definition annotated in both the Sinhalese and English texts, as lawmakers struggle to avoid the political minefields the words ‘unitary’ and ‘federal’ tend to create in the island’s north and south.
Senior constitutional lawyer and ruling party MP Dr. Jayampathy Wickremaratne told foreign corres