Democracy is the casualty
How the new Sri Lankan president, a low-profile minister in the Rajapaksa administration, went on to topple his former boss
In Sri Lanka’s parliamentary polls, Sanath Jayasuriya is the star candidate of President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s party while his former captain Arjuna Ranatunga is batting for General Fonseka.
This is how Mahinda Rajapaksa, president of the island nation, orchestrated the military and political operations that brought down the LTTE. Find out how he did what previous presidents could not