JVP struggles for the independence of state employees – Comrade Vijitha Herath

The government slashed the pension gratuity of the state employees. The government and the President prepared plans to do so. The JVP carried out a massive struggle against this sordid act in Parliament, Provincial councils and trade unions. A struggle was carried out incorporating all state employees. In the end the government had to withdraw. Also, it is the JVP that acts to protect the independency of the state employees and struggles against state employees being used for political agendas of the government.


Thugs & underworld gangs deployed to suppress people’s voice – JVP tells EC

The JVP had a discussion with the Commissioner of Elections today (29th) evening. The JVP showed the Commissioner that gangs of thugs and underworld figures have been brought down to Uva by the ruling party to terrorize the villagers.

They pointed out people’s genuine viewpoint will not be allowed to represent if violence unleashed in Uva is allowed to continue.


Govt. deploys thugs to create panic in Monaragala – JVP

The government, unable to bear a certain defeat at the Uva PC election, is deploying thugs to create panic in Monaragala District. As it has no certainty regarding winning Badulla District it is attempting to plunder votes in Monaragala to gain seats to form the PC states the General Secretary of the JVP Comrade Tilvin Silva adding that Mr. Shasheendra Rajapaksa is at the forefront of the campaign to violate election laws. 


JVP offices destroyed & Shasheendra’s posters displayed

A communique issued by the JVP states a band of thugs of the UPFA has set fire to 14 election offices of the JVP and pasted posters of the UPFA candidate Shasheendra Rajapaksa.

The communique states:

“We express our disgust and condemnation regarding the attacks carried out by the government that is at the threshold of an election defeat.


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May Day 2014




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