The electoral reform debate in Sri Lanka
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Published by Centre for Policy Alternatives in Colombo .
Written in English

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Statementedited by Rohan Edrisinha & Asanga Welikala.
ContributionsEdrisinha, Rohan., Welikala, Asanga., Vikalpa Pratipatti Kēndraya (Colombo, Sri Lanka)
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23689486M
ISBN 109789551655518
LC Control Number2009341998

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