IJSRP, Volume 10, Issue 1, January 2020 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Professor Anurin Indika Diwakara
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.