Monthly Archives: December 1988

19 December 1988 – Defeat at the Presidential Election

Mrs Bandaranaike contested the Presidential Election for the first time in 1988. Articulating her stance against the Indo-Lanka Peace Accord, the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, the presence of the Indian Peace Keeping Force in Sri Lanka as well as suppression of political supporters and human rights violations by the Government in power, Mrs Bandaranaike