Monthly Archives: January 1966

08 January 1966 – Protest campaign against Dudley–Chelvanayagam Pact

Mrs Bandaranaikeled protest campaigns against the Dudley-Chelvanayagam Pact, a portion of which entailed the implementation of the Reasonable Use of Tamil Act, which had been introduced by Prime Minister S. W. R. D. Bandaranaike in 1958 but hadn’t been implemented since. The main protest campaign started at the Vihara Maha Devi Park in Colombo at