Mahinda Rajapaksa participates in religious observances after signing his letter of resignation from the Prime Minister’s post at his official residence in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Photo: EPA

Sri Lanka’s disputed Prime Minister Rajapaksa resigns

  • Controversially appointed PM steps down to finally end the island’s political crisis
  • The move comes a day after the Supreme Court banned the former strongman president and his disputed cabinet from exercising powers of the offices they claimed
Topic |   Sri Lanka

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Mahinda Rajapaksa participates in religious observances after signing his letter of resignation from the Prime Minister’s post at his official residence in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Photo: EPA
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