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Lankan Constitutional Crisis Blows Over But Leaves Trail Of Political Damage

As decreed by the Sri Lankan Supreme Court, Ranil Wickremesinghe may have been re-installed Prime Minister but the recent Constitutional crisis in the island nation seems to have adversely affected all the three key players who were directly involved—President Maithripala Sirisena, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and his challenger former President Mahinda Rajapaksa whose stint as Prime Minister—the shortest ever in Sri Lankan history—has now come to an end. SNI’s Editor-in-Chief Nitin A. Gokhale explains how crisis has dented the political future of the three stakeholders.

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