During the Anuradhapura Era the King was the head of the state. When studying inscription stones enlisted in this regard, what is clearly visible is the fact that, a reign based on heritance has been functioning. The kingship was deserved by those who hail from the Kshathriya dynasty.
Professor Anurin Indika Diwakara (2020); A Study about the cognomens that were adopted by the kings during Anuradhapura Era; International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications (IJSRP)
10(01) (ISSN: 2250-3153), DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.29322/IJSRP.10.01.2020.p9723