Q. 44.3( 6 Votes )

What is the advantage enjoyed by the Sinhala community in Sri Lanka?

Answer :

● Sri Lanka has a diverse population. The proportion of Tamil in Sri Lanka’s total population is 18 per cent. The proportion of people speaking Sinhala is 74 per cent.


● In 1948, the leaders of the Sinhala community had established certain rules and regulation to establish dominance over Sri Lanka.


● An act was passed in 1956, that recognized Sinhala as the official language. This completely disregarded the Tamil language.


● According to the new constitution, Buddhism was to be promoted.


● Sinhala community was given preference in colleges, universities and employment sectors.


Thus, the Sinhala community enjoyed many advantages in Sri Lanka.


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