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Prince Ambulugala

The Kandyan Kingdom could not annexe the Four Korales. King Buwanekabahu succeeded in keeping it under his control. Yet, Sena Sammatha Vickramabahu came to power in the Kandyan Kingdom. This prince carried on an independent rule, for at least 37 years. Some scholars say that this is proved by inscriptional evidence. However, there is also evidence to say that there was constant unrest in the Sinhala areas.

How the Soviet Union kept on vetoing

December 14, 1955 was a red letter day for Sri Lanka (then Ceylon) – the day that the country was admitted as a member of the United Nations Organisation (UNO now referred to as UN). That was seven years after Sri Lanka gained independence.

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