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Sri Lanka religious 'extremism' causing tensions

14 November 2013 Last updated at 23:32 GMT

Sri Lanka's long civil war, arising out of ethnic tensions between the majority Sinhalese and the Tamil minority, disfigured the country's politics and hobbled economic growth.

Now there are signs of development across the country but critics say the peace has come at a cost.

The BBC's George Alagiah reports from Colombo.