FC: The People of Sri Lanka
1: Sinhalese people are buddists and worship Buddha.
2: Tamil people are Hindu and do not worship Buddha like the Sinhalese people.
3: In Sri Lanka, the majority of the population is Sinhalese and the minority are the Tamil people.
4: Since the Sinhalese people are the majority, they have more authority and control of the whole island and the government is mainly Sinhalese.
5: The Tamil people are the minority and are treated unfairly by the Sinhalese government. This drives the Tamil people into taking matters into their own hands.
6: Tamil people speak Tamil.
7: Sinhalese people speak Sinhalese and that is the official language of Sri Lanka. This is one of the causes of the dispute between Tamil and Sinhalese people.
8: This is the flag of Sri lanka but since the war started, it has only represented the Sinhalese people.
9: This is the flag that represents the Tamil tigers, a rebel organization fighting for the rights of the Tamil people.
10: Sinhalese live in the Central, Western and Southern parts of Sri Lanka.
11: Tamils live in the State of Tamil Nadu in India, Northern and eastern region of Sri Lanka.
12: The traditional dress of the Sinhalese people includes Sarong and Kandyan.
13: The traditional dress of Tamil Women is sari and men is Shirt and Dhoti.