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Dr. Jayampathy Wickremaratne

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‘Need safeguards Against Majoritarianism’ – Jayampathy Wickramaratne

Jayampathy Wickramaratne, 67, is one of the most keenly watched persons in Sri Lanka at the moment. He chairs the committee appointed by Prime...

Sri Lanka Constitutional Expert Says Largely Satisfied with Reforms

Jayampathy Wickramaratne, a constitutional lawyer who advises the Sri Lankan government, said he was largely satisfied with reforms approved by parliament this week which...

Jayampathy on 19th A, Electoral Reforms and 100-day Program

Q;What are your remarks about the 19th Amendment? A: The 19th Amendment that was gazetted has now been presented to Parliament. In the meantime...

Sri Lanka: Constitutional Amendments Formulated – Dr. Jayampathy Wickremaratne

Two important Constitutional Amendments, as promised by the Government as the Common Opposition during its election campaign, are now in the initial stages of...
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