In what is being described as one of the worst attacks in the country, Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe called upon Srilankans to remain united. An indefinite curfew has been imposed across the country as security forces conduct raids to nab culprits.
Jostling for space among many slogans in this election is the promise of azadi — from hunger, from the enemy at the border, from joblessness and fear. But how has this idea changed over the years, through music and song and poetry? We count the ways.