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This is a casino doting regime – Comrade Vijitha Herath

The present regime is a casino enthusiastic government that has put forward three gazettes using play of words to give tax relief for gamblers that destroy the country says the Information Secretary of the JVP Parliamentarian Comrade Vijitha Herath. He said measures have been taken by the government to get the three casino gazettes adopted in parliament. He said this speaking at a media conference held at the JVP head office at Pelawatta today (20th).

Speaking further Comrade Vijitha Herath said, “Three more gazettes related to casino are to be presented to parliament. The government has decided to debate and hold a vote for the relevant gazettes on the 24th and the 25th.  Casino is a business that propagates gambling, prostitution, liquor and drugs. It is also a business that whitewashes black money and is manipulated by lumpen economy with the help of crime, violence   and underworld politics. It would increase social crime and would be disastrous to our society.  Read more...


New Year message of the JVP

New Year dawns on the 14th April, 2014. It becomes an important event among the cultural festivals in Sri Lanka as it is held this year at a time the people in Sri Lanka have marked a new victorious beginning. Sri Lankan society that had been crossing from one zodiac to another has turned towards an auspicious zodiac.

It is evident that people are quickly realizing that the present regime has pushed Sri Lanka towards economic, political, social and moral bankruptcy. During the New Year season the masses have been made to live confronted with severe economic challenges; amidst physical and mental tribulation. Read more...


JVP at 18th Congress of International Association of Democratic Lawyers

The International Association of Democratic Lawyers (IADL) is holding its 18th Congress in Brussels, from 15th to 19th April 2014. This Congress will be the number one meeting, networking-and exchange opportunity for hundreds of legal activists throughout the world.

The General Secretary of Inter Company Employees union and central committee member of JVP Comrade Janaka Adikari (attorney-at-law) participates at the IADL congress representing World Federation of Trade Unions and Inter Company Employees’ Union (ICEU).


JVP at Youth Congress of Portuguese Communist Party

Comrade Nimal Jayakody from Belgium Committee and Comrade Pubudu Nuwan Samaraweera from the Netherlands Committee participated representing the Socialist Youth Union of the JVP at the 10th Congress of Portuguese Communist Youth ( JCP) of Portuguese Communist Party  held in Lisbon in Portugal from 4th to 6th April.   10th Congress of Portuguese Communist Youth

Representatives from Canada, Venezuela, Spain, Catalonia, Greece, Cyprus, Italy, Western Sahara, Brazil, Belgium, France, Austria and Sri Lanka participated. Read more...


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