Sirimavo Bandaranaike was elected the trendy world’s first feminine head of presidency in 1960 when she turned prime minister of Sri Lanka, or Ceylon because it was identified then.
She entered politics after the assassination of her husband Solomon Bandrainaike in 1959.
Her daughter Sunethra Bandaranaike spoke to Witness Historical past about her mom’s ground-breaking political achievement.
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