‘The conflict in Northern Ireland between Catholics and Protestants was primarily over the issue of power sharing. Protestants, who were in the majority, controlled most of the political power and institutions, leading to resentment among Catholics, who felt they were being discriminated against it.’
Accordingly, what is the similarity observed in the power-sharing dispute in Northern Ireland and Sri Lanka?
Both conflicts arose due to differences in religious beliefs
In both cases, the majority community felt discriminated against by the minority community
Both conflicts were primarily based on economic disparities
The resolution of both conflicts involved the implementation of a federal system of government.
Answer by Student
So, the correct answer is option (B): In both cases, the majority community felt discriminated against by the minority community