Narratives of the Party

  • Andreas Johansson


This chapter is based on interviews conducted with members of the SLMC leadership. The interviews are categorized and analyzed according to different themes. Firstly, informants’ views of the earlier history of the SLMC are presented. Thereafter follow their views on: the organization itself, on women, on the present political situation, and on the role of Islam in the party.


Muslim politics Islam Muslims Sri Lanka Sri Lanka Muslim Congress Pragmatic politics Religion and politics 


Interviews with Named Informants

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  2. C. Tuan Nazeer 2006-11-20, 2006-02-22.Google Scholar
  3. H.M.M. Illyas 2013-02-11.Google Scholar
  4. Hasen Ali 2006-11-14, 2013-02-11.Google Scholar
  5. M.G.M. Rizvie 2013-02-07.Google Scholar
  6. Rauff Hakeem, 2013-02-23, 2013-02-24.Google Scholar
  7. Shity Refiya 2006-11-24.Google Scholar
  8. S.H. Athambawa 2013-02-14.Google Scholar
  9. S.L.M. Hanifa 2013-02-24.Google Scholar
  10. Shafeek Rahaabdeen 2006-11-20, 2013-02-06, 2013-02-07.Google Scholar

Other Interviews

  1. HC Member 1 2013-02-17.Google Scholar
  2. HC Member 2 2013-02-17.Google Scholar
  3. HC member 3 2013-02-09.Google Scholar
  4. HC member 4 2013-02-18.Google Scholar
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  6. HC member 6 2013-02-12.Google Scholar
  7. HC member 7 2013-02-18.Google Scholar
  8. HC member 8 2013-02-19.Google Scholar
  9. HC member 9 2013-02-17.Google Scholar
  10. HC member 10 2013-02-19.Google Scholar
  11. HC member 11 2013-02-13, 2013-02-14.Google Scholar
  12. HC member 12 2013-02-07.Google Scholar
  13. HC member 13 2013-02-22.Google Scholar
  14. HC member 14 2013-02-18.Google Scholar
  15. HC member 15 2013-02-25.Google Scholar
  16. HC member 16 2013-02-15.Google Scholar
  17. HC member 17 2013-02-12.Google Scholar
  18. HC member 18 2013-02-20.Google Scholar
  19. HC member 19 2013-02-19.Google Scholar
  20. HC member 20 2013-02-16.Google Scholar
  21. HC member 21 2013-02-19.Google Scholar
  22. HC member 22 2013-02-14.Google Scholar
  23. HC member 23 2013-02-13.Google Scholar


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andreas Johansson
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  1. 1.Swedish South Asian Studies Network (SASNET)Lund UniversityLundSweden

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