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English: The formal ceremony marking the start of self rule, with the opening of the first parliament at Independence Square by the HRH Prince Henry in the presence of Rt Hon D.S. Senanayake as first Prime Minister of Ceylon.
Date 2 October 1947
Source Government of Ceylon and UK
Author Government of Ceylon and UK. Original uploader was Cossde at en.wikipedia
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