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ජාතික ලේඛනාගාරයේ විකාශය හා වටිනාකම 22 June 2020
LISTEN to the following archival workers and/or researchers clarify their experiences in Sinhala or English
Sriyani Bernadette Gunawardana
…. and here recording my sincere appreciation of the assiduous work done within the portals of the Peradeniya University Library by Sriyani Bernadette in assisting my presentation of the four-volume Documents of the Ceylon National Congress (1977) … while bemoaning her departure from this our world.
… while extending our appreciation to Dr Nadeera Rupasinghe for her initiative in composing this arresting presentation
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