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Madapatha Chintaka

The High Level Road, which connected Colombo to the Kelani Valley, was completed the year Sumithra Peries was born, in 1934. The results were extraordinary. Land prices went up, people began moving in, and marshy, hitherto uninhabitable lands along the route were filled up to make way for palatial houses. Colombo encountered a pivotal shift: by the time the road was...
22 January, 2023
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