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Eastern Province (Sri Lanka)

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[Eastern Province] located by Jens Pattke, 14 February 2008

Source: http://www.island.lk/2007/05/28/news21.html


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Two separate flags for the Northern and Eastern provinces were unveiled last week in Trincomalee. Rear Admiral Mohan Wijewickrema, Governor of the Eastern Province and acting Governor of the Northern Province, handed over the Northern Province flag to the council’s Chief Secretary S. Rangarajah, and the Eastern Province flag to its Chief Secretary Herat Abeyeweera at a ceremony on Tuesday at the Governor's Secretariat.

Eagle, Fish and Lion symbols are in the Eastern flag. Eagle symbolises Trincomalee, fish Batticaloa and lion Amparai. The Eastern Province comprises these three districts.

Source: Sunday Times
Darme W.
, 27 May 2007

Adopted in May 2007, the flag is already controversial. According to "The Colombo Page", 6 September 2007, "Sri Lanka Muslim Congress, the major constituent of the minority community that accounts to 7% of the nearly 20 million population of the country, says that the new flag designed by the recently set up Eastern Province does not represent the Muslim community. The Deputy Minister of Supplementary Crops Development Hassan Ali raised the issue at the adjournment debate in the House yesterday denying accepting the new flag that did not symbolize the Muslim community.[...]"
Source: http://www.colombopage.com/archive_07/September6123741SL.html
Ivan Sache, 11 September 2007


 
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