For the love of a daughter | Daily FT

‘Far from being the basis of the good society, the family, with its narrow privacy and tawdry secrets, is the source of all our discontents’ – Sir Edmund Leach – Social Anthropologist, Reith Lectures 1967 ‘Relatives of politicians get foreign postings’ is the dull and decidedly damnatory caption of a new report that appeared in the Daily Mirror of 30 January. Among those reported to have received appointments were Dulmini Attanayake, daughter of Samagi Jana Balawegaya Parliamentarian and National Organiser Tissa Attanayake and Randula Gunawardena, daughter of Minister Bandula Gunawardena. The …

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