Mahinda Rajapaksa Clan Vying for ‘Superpower’ as Sri Lanka Heads to Polls Under Covid-19 Shadow

Leader of Sri Lanka People’s Front party and Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, wearing a protective mask, waves at his supporters during a campaign rally ahead of the country’s August 5 parliamentary elections, in Ahungalla on August 1, 2020. (REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte) The Rajapaksa clan is gunning for two-third majority in August 5 elections, giving it the…