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Personally written and authorised by myself! (signed) CBK
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|BCK - The
Authorised Autobiography of Myself
Bandaranayake Chandrika Kumaratunge
This is satire and spoof and not a personal attack on anyone. In particular, it has nothing to do with the forthcoming election!
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Chapter 2: The Arrival of The Brat!
A few months after the independence ceremony, we came to know that mummy was expecting another child. This time it would be a girl, said the astrologers. Having heard about what they had predicted about me, I was apprehensive. But dad was not too concerned. He said "Now that I have my son, I don't care whether the next one is a girl or a boy".
Looking back, it is hard to believe how things changed.
Around this time, my parents had to decide on a school for me and Sue. Mum used to always brag about St Bridget's. She used to tell everyone that she was forever a Bridgeteen. (She loved the teen bit, more than the bridge bit!) but dad wouldn't hear of sending us to Bridgets. "I am a convert to Buddhism; How can I send my children to a Christian school and face my supporters?" he asked. "We will send them to Visakha or Museus".
Mum was adamant. "St Bridget's" she insisted, "I am the boss". After a long-drawn war of words and some smashed up furniture and crockery, a compromise was reached. The family would move to Horagolla and we would be admitted to V/Henawatta Kumara Kumari Pasala. After all, in Ceylon, girls need not be that educated. "They can go vernacular and work for the government", Dad said.
Mum and dad decided that, when the time comes, Anura would be admitted to Royal College and groomed to follow dad.
I hated those days!
| Coming soon!: My
Days At St Bridget's
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