Sri Lankan Tamils

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Madhu Church Shelling - Background Information
... See also Origins of the Sri Lankan civil war During the British colonial period, when Sri Lanka was known as Ceylon, most civil service jobs were (roughly 60%) held by minority Sri Lankan Tamils who were ... availability of western style education provided by American missionaries and others in the Tamil dominant Jaffna peninsula ... The preponderance of Tamils over their natural share of the population was used by populist majority Sinhalese politicians to come to political power by promising to elevate the Sinhalese people ...
Sahan Wijesiri
... Sahan Wijesiri (full name Mudiyanselage Sahan Manjitha Wijesiri, born 9 January 1988) is a Sri Lankan cricketer ... He is a right-handed batsman and wicket-keeper who plays for Lankan Cricket Club ... the Under-23s team since 2006, made his first-class debut for Lankan CC in November 2008 ...
Sri Lankan Tamil People
... Sri Lankan Tamil people (Tamil இலங்கை தமிழர், ilankai tamiḻar ? also Tamil ஈழத் தமிழர், īḻat tamiḻar ?), or ... According to anthropological evidences and archaeological evidences, Sri Lankan Tamils have a very long history in Sri Lankan history and have lived on the island since around the 2nd century BCE ... Most modern Sri Lankan Tamils claim descent from residents of Jaffna Kingdom, a former kingdom in the north of the island and Vannimai chieftaincies from the east ...
Makkal Manadu Katchi - History - Third Election Contest - May,2009
... The party contested seven parliamentary constituencies in the state of Tamil Nadu in the General Election to Lok Sabha,2009.The constituencies are Sivaganga, Thiruchirappali-, Perambalur,Vellore,D ... felt that all major political parties in Tamil Nadu acted against the interest of Tamil people, more particularly the cause of Sri Lankan Tamils ... The DMK and PMK were part of UPA government which supported the Sri Lanka Government and the AIADMK had either kept mum or expressed opinions against the Sri Lankan Tamils interest ...