Monthly Archives: October 1962

23 October 1962 – Visit of Indian Prime Minister Nehru

Mrs Bandaranaike invited Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru to visit Ceylon. The visit was significant as it saw the inauguration of the Bandaranaike Ayurveda Research Centre in Nawinna and also included an address to Parliament, both of which he readily accepted, despite it being at the height of the Sino-Indian tension. Given the closeness in