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High political drama in Sri Lanka: Mahinda Rajapaksa becomes new PM

Reacting sharply to the development, dislodged premier Wickremesinghe termed the swearing in of Mahinda Rajapaksa as new prime minister as "illegal and unconstitutional

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Mahinda Rajapaksa  |  Maithripala Sirisena  |  Ranil Wickremesinghe

Press Trust of India  |  Colombo 



Mahinda Rajapaksa  | Photo: Wikimedia Commons
Mahinda Rajapaksa | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

staged a dramatic political comeback on Friday, becoming Sri Lanka’s new Prime Minister after President sacked premier Ranil Wickremesinghe, triggering angry reactions from him and the finance minister who termed the former strongman’s return as “unconstitutional and illegal”.

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First Published: Sat, October 27 2018. 01:04 IST

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