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What does it mean, to love Sri Lanka?

We Sri Lankans have a complex relationship with Sri Lanka.  Like all humans, we hate certain things. The dust. The public transport. The electricity bill. The mid-year heat and the politicians with their promises and that random uncle who always gets drunk at the wedding. But we love our country. If the US takes a go at us, we curse Obama and his warmongering. India rumbles a few kilometres away and ye… Read More »What does it mean, to love Sri Lanka?