‘April Heroes’ give us inspiration to struggle against imperialists – Comrade Samantha Vidyaratna

“Imperialists who destroyed Uva-Wellassa in the past are repeating it in a different way. The rulers of this country give lands, tax relief to imperialists. Don’t they understand imperialist hounds are waiting to grab education and lands in this country?  They come without guns to set up casinos and hotels. In January, 2006 Mahinda Rajapaksa handed over 65,000 acres, together with the ‘Nilgala’ herbarium that existed from the time of ancient kings, to imperialists who made Wellassa a grave yard in the past.  Despite Mr. Mahinda Rajapaksa signing the agreement, a struggle was launched in Uva-Wellassa to drive away company owners to protect lands of our people. We won this struggle. We were inspired by the examples of ‘April Heroes’,” said the Member of the Central Committee of the JVP Comrade Samantha Vidyaratna. 


‘April Heroes’ commemorated

The 43rd Commemoration of ‘April Heroes’ by the JVP commenced at Postal auditorium in Badulla today (5th) at 3.30 p.m.

The keynote address was made by the General Secretary Comrade Tilvin Silva. The Leader of the JVP Comrade Anura Dissanayaka, former Leader Comrade Somawansa Amarasinghe, Information Secretary Comrade Vijitha Herath and a large number of leaders, activists and members of the JVP participated in the event chaired by the Member of the Central Committee Comrade Samantha Vidyaratna. 


Comrades elected to PCs

The following comrades have been elected to Western and Southern provincial councils.

Western PC:

Comrades K.D. Lal Kantha, Lakshman Nipunarachchi and Sunil Watagala from Colombo District

Comrades Mahinda Jayasinghe and Asoka Ranwala from Gampaha District

Comrade Nalin Jayatissa from Kalutara District


We’ll drive away present regime & establish people’s administration – Comrade Anura Dissanayaka

“The majority in this country want a righteous society and a bright future for their children. We would strive to fulfill this wish. We would drive away this regime and establish a people’s administration and a righteous society. We have already marked the beginning of the movement to drive away this regime. We would build a strong people’s movement with the leadership of the JVP for this task,” says the Leader of the JVP Comrade Anura Dissanayaka.

Speaking at a media conference held at the head office of the JVP at Pelawatta today (30th) Comrade  Dissanayaka said, “We asked the people to make this election a turning point in politics of this country. They have given this signal. We asked the masses to contribute to move us to a higher position to raise a strong voice against atrocities carried out by the government against the people. The people have made this contribution. The people have given the JVP a special victory at this election.  The decline in the election front of our party that existed during the last four or five years has been defeated and we have been given strength to fulfill the role of the genuine opposition in the country.


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