You stupid , I think here @ShiningStar has proved how stupid you are . Thanks for visiting this thread, you need brains and common sense to understand these factsCompletely useless logic there. Prove me how a language can develop a country ? There are more than enough countries which English isn't their first language.. yet they are developed countries..
China, India, Sweden, Germany, France, Korea, Japan and so forth
there are countries which English is 1 of their primary languages, yet they suffer from poverty ...
take most of the African countries for an example.
now what ?
How naive you are , look at the way he spoke and what he spoke.The 1956 language act did not ban English. The first language was Sinhala and the second language was English. It was perfectly reasonable policy.
The language act was in 1956. The Tamils ran a riot in 1957 after the civil disabilities act was passed. This act prohibited caste discrimination. So the riot was triggered a year later even though the popular narrative it happened due to language. Things can also be traced to issues further back.
Although people think the language was the issue. Had that not happened no one would be complaining about SWRD or his language act.
He wanted to create an elite version of Sri Lanka which led his children to run the show which is valid to date. Imagine if our parents thought English so well, they wouldn't have listened none of the politicians today , so we are
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