SRI LANKA STRONGMAN RAJAPAKSA WINS PRESIDENCY BY BIG MARGIN

Sri Lanka's former civil wartime defence chief Gotabaya Rajapaksa was declared the winner in the presidential election on Sunday, after promising to secure the country against militant threats following Easter bombings this year.

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Easter: Celebration of the resurrection of Jesus in most Western Christian churches. A minority of Protestant churches do not observe Easter. Eastern Orthodox , Oriental Orthodox and some Neo-Celtic churches observe Easter according to a different calendar, usually on a later Sunday .
- Easter Wikipedia
Sunday: Sunday is the day of the week between Saturday and Monday. For some Christians, Sunday is observed as a day for worship of God and rest, due to the belief that it is Lord's Day, the day of Christ's resurrection.
Lanka: Lanka lk , Malay: Langkapuri, Tamil: Ilankai or Lankapuram, Javanese and Indonesian: Alengka or Ngalengka) is the name given in Hindu mythology to the island fortress capital of the legendary king Ravana in the great Hindu epics, the Ramayana and the Mahabharata. The fortress was situated on a plate
Rajapaksa: The Rajapaksa family is one of Sri Lanka's most powerful families. Led by President Mahinda Rajapaksa, many members of the family occupy senior positions in the Sri Lankan state. The family controls around 70 of the national budget.