2015 in Sri Lanka

The following lists events that happened during 2015 in Sri Lanka.




  • January 8 - Voters in Sri Lanka go to the polls for a presidential election with a tight contest predicted between President Mahinda Rajapaksa and challenger Maithripala Sirisena.[1]
  • January 9 - Mahinda Rajapaksa concedes defeat to Maithripala Sirisena in the presidential election.[2]
  • January 11 - The new Sri Lankan government announces that it will investigate allegations of a coup attempt by Mahinda Rajapaksa, in a bid to retain power after being defeated at the polls.[3]




  1. ^ "Sri Lanka's Maithripala Sirisena looks to have toppled Rajapaksa". 9 January 2015. Retrieved 11 January 2015.
  2. ^ "Sri Lanka election: shock as president Mahinda Rajapaksa concedes defeat". 9 January 2015. Retrieved 11 January 2015.
  3. ^ "Sri Lanka to investigate Rajapaksa 'coup and conspiracy' attempt". 11 January 2015. Retrieved 13 January 2015.

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