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Print edition : May 29, 2015

Ranil Wickremesinghe, Maithripala Sirisena and Chandrika Kumaratunga after signing a pledge supporting a common opposition presidential candidate in Colombo on December 1, 2014. Photo: Ishara S.Kodikara/AFP

A protest outside the Sri Lankan Parliament in Colombo on April 27 demanding constitutional reforms to reduce the executive powers of the President. Photo: Ishara S. Kodikara/AFP

The Maithripala Sirisena-Ranil Wickremesinghe government marks its 100 days in office by getting the Constitution Amendment Bill, which disallows unilateral exercise of executive powers, passed by Parliament with a massive majority.

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