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Kandyan Convention
The Kandyan Convention
Kandyan Convention
(Sinhala: උඩරට ගිවිසුම Udarata Giwisuma) was an agreement signed on 10 March 1815 between the British and the Chiefs of the Kandyan Kingdom, British Ceylon
British Ceylon
(now Sri Lanka) for the deposition of King Sri Vikrama Rajasinha
Sri Vikrama Rajasinha
and ceding of the Kingdom's territory to British rule. The king, of South Indian ancestry, faced powerful opposition from the Sinhalese chieftains who sought to limit his power
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Vellore
Vellore
Vellore
is part of Tondaimandalam (Tondai Nadu), a city and the administrative headquarters of Vellore District
Vellore District
in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Located on the banks of the Palar River
Palar River
in the north-eastern part of Tamil Nadu, the city has been ruled, at different times, by the Pallavas, Medieval Cholas, Later Cholas, Vijayanagar Empire, Rashtrakutas, Carnatic kingdom, and the British. Vellore
Vellore
has four zones (totally 60 wards) which cover an area of 87.915 km2 and has a population of 423,425 based on the 2001 census.[1][3] It is located about 135 kilometres (84 mi) west of Chennai
Chennai
and about 210 kilometres (130 mi) east of Bengaluru. Vellore
Vellore
is about (100) Km South West of Tirupati
Tirupati
in Andhra Pradesh
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Governor Of Ceylon
The Governor of Ceylon
Ceylon
can refer to historical vice-regal representatives of three colonial powers:Contents1 Portuguese Ceylon 2 Dutch Ceylon 3 British Ceylon 4 Dominion of CeylonPortuguese Ceylon[edit]List of Captains of Portuguese Ceylon
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Galagama
Galagama
Galagama
is a small town in Sri Lanka. It is located within Southern Province. See also[edit]List of towns in Southern Province, Sri LankaExternal links[edit]Department of Census and Statistics -Sri LankaThis Southern Province, Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka
location article is a stub
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Sinhala People
The Sinhalese (Sinhala: සිංහල ජාතිය Sinhala Jathiya, also known as Hela) are an Indo-Aryan-speaking ethnic group native to the island of Sri Lanka.[15] They constitute about 75% of the Sri Lankan population and number greater than 16.2 million.[16][2] The Sinhalese identity is based on language, historical heritage and religion. The Sinhalese people
Sinhalese people
speak the Sinhalese language, an Indo-Aryan language, and are predominantly Theravada
Theravada
Buddhists,[17] although a small percentage of Sinhalese follow branches of Christianity. The Sinhalese are mostly found in North central, Central, South, and West Sri Lanka
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Galagoda
Galagoda is a village in Sri Lanka. It is located within Central Province. See also[edit]List of towns in Central Province, Sri LankaExternal links[edit]Department of Census and Statistics -Sri LankaThis Central Province, Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka
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Malabars
"Malabari" is a term used for Indians originating from the Malabar region.This region mainly includes the present state of Kerala in India or from the ancient term to refer the southwestern coast of India.[1] The Malabar coast
Malabar coast
was a gateway for Arab traders via the Arabian sea. Due to this, many Malabaris have strong Arabic cultural influences in their food and traditions. Especially the Syriac Christians of Kerala. Aside from this, the term was also applied by the Dutch to designate Tamils of Sri Lanka during the colonial days. This term, or the term Malbar, accordingly was also applied by the French to Tamil indentured laborers coming to La Réunion, has been kept by the latter to label their own identity as well until today, even though most have lost the use of Tamil language. There are around 200,000 people of Tamil descent in Reunion Island
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Government Of Sri Lanka
A government is the system or group of people governing an organized community, often a state.[1] In the case of its broad associative definition, government normally consists of legislature, executive, and judiciary. Government
Government
is a means by which state policies are enforced, as well as a mechanism for determining the policy. Each government has a kind of constitution, a statement of its governing principles and philosophy. Typically the philosophy chosen is some balance between the principle of individual freedom and the idea of absolute state authority (tyranny). While all types of organizations have governance, the word government is often used more specifically to refer to the approximately 200 independent national governments on Earth, as well as subsidiary organizations.[2] Historically prevalent forms of government include aristocracy, timocracy, oligarchy, democracy, theocracy and tyranny
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Sinhala Language
Sinhalese (/ˌsɪn(h)əˈliːz, ˌsɪŋ(ɡ)ə-/), known natively as Sinhala (Sinhalese: සිංහල; siṁhala [ˈsiŋɦələ]),[3] is the native language of the Sinhalese people, who make up the largest ethnic group in Sri Lanka, numbering about 16 million.[4][5][6] Sinhalese is also spoken as a second language by other ethnic groups in Sri Lanka, totalling about four million.[7] It belongs to the Indo-Aryan branch of the Indo-European languages.[5] Sinhalese is written using the Sinhalese script, which is one of the Brahmic scripts, a descendant of the ancient Indian Brahmi script
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History Of Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka
portalBibliography Glossary Timelinev t eThe earliest human remains found on the island of Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka
date to about 35,000 years ago (Balangoda Man). The proto-historical period begins roughly in the 3rd century, based on chronicles like the Mahavamsa, Dipavamsa, and the Culavamsa.[1][2][3][4] The earliest documents of settlement in the Island are found in these chronicles. These chronicles cover the period since the establishment of the Kingdom of Tambapanni
Kingdom of Tambapanni
in the 6th century BCE. The first Sri Lankan ruler of the Anuradhapura
Anuradhapura
Kingdom, Pandukabhaya, is recorded for the 4th century BCE. Buddhism
Buddhism
was introduced in the 3rd century BCE by Arhath Mahinda (son of the Indian emperor Ashoka)
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List Of Kandyan Monarchs
A monarch is a sovereign head of state in a monarchy.[1][2] A monarch may exercise the highest authority and power in the state, or others may wield that power on behalf of the monarch. Typically a monarch either personally inherits the lawful right to exercise the state's sovereign rights (often referred to as the throne or the crown) or is selected by an established process from a family or cohort eligible to provide the nation's monarch. Alternatively, an individual may become monarch by conquest, acclamation or a combination of means
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International Standard Book Number
"ISBN" redirects here. For other uses, see ISBN (other).International Standard Book
Book
NumberA 13-digit ISBN, 978-3-16-148410-0, as represented by an EAN-13 bar codeAcronym ISBNIntroduced 1970; 48 years ago (1970)Managing organisation International ISBN AgencyNo. of digits 13 (formerly 10)Check digit Weighted sumExample 978-3-16-148410-0Website www.isbn-international.orgThe International Standard Book
Book
Number (ISBN) is a unique[a][b] numeric commercial book identifier. Publishers purchase ISBNs from an affiliate of the International ISBN Agency.[1] An ISBN is assigned to each edition and variation (except reprintings) of a book. For example, an e-book, a paperback and a hardcover edition of the same book would each have a different ISBN. The ISBN is 13 digits long if assigned on or after 1 January 2007, and 10 digits long if assigned before 2007
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Special
Special
Special
or specials may refer to:Contents1 Music 2 Film and television 3 Other uses 4 See alsoMusic[edit] Special
Special
(album), a 1992
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Treaty Of Batticaloa
A treaty is an agreement under international law entered into by actors in international law, namely sovereign states and international organizations. A treaty may also be known as an (international) agreement, protocol, covenant, convention, pact, or exchange of letters, among other terms
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Kandy Esala Perahera
Der Stein des Todes is a 1987 German-Sri-Lankan action film director by Franz Josef Gottlieb and starring Albert Fortell, Heather Thomas, Elke Sommer
Elke Sommer
and Brad Harris.[1] While in Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka
attending the Esala Perahera festival, a man's girlfriend goes missing and is later found dead of a drug overdose
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Kandyan Dance
Kandyan dance
Kandyan dance
(Sinhala: උඩරට නැටුම්) encompasses various dance forms native to the area called Kandy
Kandy
of the central hills region in Sri Lanka. But today it has been widespread to other parts of the country.Contents1 History1.1 Naiyandi dance 1.2 Uddekki dance 1.3 Pantheru dance 1.4 Vannam2 Costume 3 Music 4 Kandyan dance
Kandyan dance
today 5 References 6 External linksHistory[edit]Dancers in costume for a traditional Kandyan DanceOne of the poses of Kandyan danceAn orchid known as Kandyan Dancer due to its resemblanceAccording to the legend, the origins of the dance lies in dance ritual known as the Kohomba kankariya (named for the deity Kohomba), which is also known as Kohomba yak kankariya or simply kankariya
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