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How did the Sri L

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The Sri Lankan Tamils demanded the following three:

(a) Recognition of Tamil as an official language.

(b) Regional autonomy.

(c) Equality of opportunity in securing education and jobs.

In order to protest for their demand they started a political struggle in the way of conflict with the government.

(a) By 1980s, several political organisations were formed demanding an independent Tamil Eelam in northern and eastern parts of Sri Lanka.

(b) The distrust between the two communities turned into a widespread conflict which soon turned into a civil war.

(c) As a result thousands of people of both communities were killed, causing a terrible setback to the social, cultural and economic life of the country.

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