Constitutional changes create dynastic rule | Daily FT

With all the debates, controversies and rigmarole surrounding the issue of abolishing 19A with 20A, and the demand from certain quarters for a new constitution, there is perhaps one historic outcome from the whole episode, and that is, the virtual establishment of hereditary rule by the Rajapaksa dynasty, at least in the short and medium terms. This feat is about to be accomplished quite unobtrusively through the democratic process but with the help of some shameless Muslim parliamentarians. Sri Lanka earns another first in modern politics.The Prime Minister, who is the patriarch of the family…

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