JVP not in UNP’s common opposition broth - Comrade Bimal Ratnayaka

The JVP would not participate in the ‘common opposition’ broth the UNP is supposed to be building says the National Organizer of the JVP and the Member of its Political Bureau Comrade Bimal Ratnayaka.

Speaking at a media conference held at the head office of the JVP at Pelawatta yesterday (1st) Comrade Bimal Ratnayaka said, “There is no talk in the UNP about a common opposition now.


Stop government repression against university students – JVP

“Government politicians breaking into universities to attack students is a serious situation. We, as the JVP, condemn this vile act with disgust. We also demand the government to stop immediately student repression it is carrying out. Legal action should be taken against all those who were involved in this attack,” says the General Secretary of the JVP Comrade Tilvin Silva referring to attack on students of Ruhuna University carried out by thugs lead by government politicians. 


'Our Vision' in London

The Leader of the JVP Comrade Anura Dissanayaka, on a visit to London on an invitation by the JVP Committee in the UK addressed seminars in London on the 24th and 25th to discuss 'Our Vision', the policy framework of the JVP, adopted at its 7th National convention with Members of the JVP in UK and Sri Lankans domiciled in the UK.

A large number of Sri Lankans and their supporters were present at the seminars held at St. John’s Community Center at Crawford Avenue at Wembley in London on 24th May at 3.00 p.m. and the one that was held at 6th Form Center, White Hart Lane, London on 25th at 10.00 a.m. The seminars were organized by the JVP Committee in the UK.


Govt. allows issues to escalate and manipulates clashes among masses – Comrade Vijitha Herath

The government, instead of solving problems, allows them to escalate and a good example for this is the incident that occurred at Alawwa Railway Station yesterday (20th) when passengers assaulted the engine driver said Information Secretary of the JVP Comrade Vijitha Herath.

Speaking at a media conference held at the head office of the JVP at Pelawatta today (21st) Comrade Vijitha Herath said, “By now the passenger transport sector has moved towards a national crisis. A large number of train passengers as well as bus passengers have become victims of this crisis. Even when relevant ministers are made aware of the issues they pay attention to other matters without attempting to find answers for the problems.


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