Some Presentations on Independence Day in the Past in Thuppahi

Anusha Palpita in 2016: Independence Day in Black and White Video,” 20 July 2020,

Thuppahi 2022: …..

KLF Wijedasa: “A Symbolic Moment of Ethnic Oneness,” 4 February 2021,

Senanayake Foundation 2022: “Remembering DS Senanayake on Sri Lanka’s Independence,” 6 February 2022,

Jehan Perera: “Our Seventieth Year: Reflections …..,” 9 February 2018,

Thuppahi:Symbolic Snaps on Independence Day,” 6 February 2019,


Duncan White, Lakshman Kadirgamar, Sharm Mustafa and Oscar Wijesinghe are seen here after they carried a baton to the podium at Galle Face Green where DS Senanayake stood …. in the course of the ceremonies on 4 February 1948. 

Note the contrasting scenario in recent times.

and take note of an interesting side-story related by Somasiri Devendra: .….


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