Resolutions adopted at the 7th National Convention of the JVP

Following resolutions were adopted unanimously at the 7th National Convention of the party held on 2nd February, 2014

1. Rajapaksa regime that continues with the bankrupt capitalist system in Sri Lanka adopting new liberal economic policy has entangled the country in a massive social-economic-political and cultural crisis. The only solution for this crisis is a people’s administration built on new socialist policies. The 7th National Convention of the JVP, emphasizing that such a task needs a colossal people’s power, proposes combining all struggles and giving a strong leadership to build a people’s broad front of struggle by rallying all forces, organizations and individuals that are being tormented by the capitalist administration  but are struggling against it.


Revolutionaries would never retire - Comrade - Somawansa Amarasinghe

Revolutionaries would never retire, they do not need positions to work for the betterment of the masses and he would be in the revolutionary movement until his death says the Leader of the JVP Comrade Somawansa Amarasinghe.

Speaking at the 7th National Convention of the party held yesterday (2nd) Comrade Somawansa Amarasinghe said the JVP would embark upon a new path with a new leader and the policy framework adopted at the National Convention.

Speaking further Comrade Somawansa Amarasinghe said, “Everyone who came to this party never asked for the leadership. What they asked for is to give them an opportunity to fulfill their obligations.  Read more...


The whole country is clamouring for a change – Comrade Tilvin Silva

The whole country is clamouring for a change. The government is unable to build national unity. It cannot build the economy. It has failed in all sectors. Time has come for the government to go home said the General Secretary of the JVP Comrade Tilvin Silva addressing the 7th National Convention of the JVP held at Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium yesterday (2nd).

Speaking further Comrade Tilvin Silva said, “The 7th National Convention of the JVP will bring decisive victories to our country. While you have gathered in thousands here the country is confronted with a serious social, political and economic crisis. Also, at a moment the bankrupt rulers of this country are commemorating the 66th so-called independence and are dragging the country towards devastation.  The incidents that occur constantly demand people with a conscious to think of a complete transformation in all sectors. Read more...


JVP elects new Political Bureau

The new Central Committee of the JVP that was unanimously elected at the 7th National Convention held today (2nd) elected the following as members of the new Political Bureau

1. Comrade Somawansa Amarasinghe

2. Comrade Tilvin Silva


Comrade Anura Dissanayaka is new leader

The Leader of the group of JVP Parliamentarians and the Member of the Central Committee Comrade  Anura Dissanayaka has been elected anonymously as the Leader of the JVP at the 7th National Convention held at the Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium today (2nd).

New Central Committee of 30 Members was also elected unanimously. The policy framework of the JVP under the theme 'Our Vision' was adopted unanimously.


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