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Jaffna Tamils trapped inside their historical vacuum

By H.L.D Mahindapala Dr. Murugar Gunasingam is a path-breaking and indefatigable Tamil historian who earned his doctorate based on his exploratory history of the Jaffna Tamils of Sri Lanka. He undertook this mission of discovering the history of Jaffna when he “first realised that no one had ever written a...

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Tamil politics sinking in a history of Tamil lies – Part I

— Reply to C. V. Wigneswaran   By H.L. D. Mahindapala Faced with the monumental achievements of the Sinhala-Buddhist civilisation the Tamils have been struggling constantly to pose as if they were the Gullivers who were the founding architects of the nation, from “the dawn of  history”,  and the rest...

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That Irresistible “Exclusivity” Pledge

By Shivanthi Ranasinghe There was once a contented man who worked in the king’s palace. The king was baffled how this one man could be happy when others could not. When he asked his chief advisor about this, the chief advisor requested the king to give this man a bag...