Sri Lanka Crisis: 1 Country, 2 PMs?

PUBLISHED ON: November 1, 2018 | Duration: 25 min, 37 sec

  
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Sri Lanka has survived a bloody civil war but finds itself in the middle of a crisis of a different kind - a political crisis of the kind that it has rarely witnessed in its modern history. The PM of Sri Lanka, Ranil Wickeremesinghe, ousted by his own president, President Sirisena. But the PM has refused to leave his residence. Ranil Wickeremesinghe says, "I am still the PM of Sri Lanka", creating a deadlock. How is it going to be resolved? And what is behind it? What should India's concerns be? Tonight, on Reality Check, we talk to the key players in the Sri Lankan conflict.
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