11 July, 2022
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CRISES IN SRI LANKA: EXPLAINED
Gotabaya Rajapaksa has agreed to step down as the President of the island nation, following a huge protest by the people.
His regime is facing crises has four interconnected dimensions: economic, governance, social, and legitimacy.
People are living through harrowing economic collapse, with accessing essentials such as fuel, food, and medicine becoming an everyday battle.
Poor Decisions By The President Rajapaksa
Why is Sri Lanka suffering from a crisis?
the Sri Lankan government declared officially that the country was hit by the worst economic crisis in January 2021, it is facing an unprecedented crisis due to economic mismanagement, corruption, and an agricultural crisis.
1: right to seize food stock designated as a staple food
2: help set the price of staple food
3: help in rationing food
Factors that triggered an economic crisis
How have these crises affected Indo-Sri Lankan relations?
The current crisis has given a new dimension to the Indian- Sri Lanka relationship.
Source: The Hindu
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