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We’ll have alternative programme against corrupt and deceptive political culture of the UPFA & UNP – Comrade Vijitha Herath

"Before the general election masses rejected the political culture set up during Mahinda Rajapaksa regime. Now, those who have been rejected during the SLFP crisis are getting ready to contest the election. President Maithripala Sirisena cast away the country and the people to give preference to his party. Now discussions are being held to get the thieves from the old regime to contest the election. Masses will never approve this move," said the Information Secretary of the JVP Comrade Vijitha Herath. Read more...

 

20A would limit politics in the country to two families – Comrade Tilvin Silva

The real intention of amending the electoral system is to end the multi-party system in the country and get power in Parliament to two parties, two families says the General Secretary of the JVP Comrade Tilvin Silva. The Member of the Central Committee and Councilor for Western Provincial Council Comrade Sunil Watagala was also present.

Speaking at the media conference held at the head office of the JVP at Pelawatta today (22nd) Comrade Tilvin Silva said, “A gazette with a new electoral system has been released. However, the real intention of this attempt is not to correct the defects in the existing electoral system but an entirely different thing. It restricts democracy instead of broadens it. Hence, we cannot agree to this amendment.

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Comrade Ramalingam Chandrasekar in China

The Member of the Central Committee of the JVP Comrade Ramalingam Chandrasekar who is a member of a JVP delegation on a visit to China on an invitation from the Chinese Communist Party has had discussions with the Governor of Guizhou Province Chen Min'er.

Comrade Ramalingam Chandrasekar and the delegation are in China to attend the summit of political parties in South Asian Region being held in China. Read more...

 

20A is an attempt to strangle democracy – Comrade Anura Dissanayaka

The party would take the leadership in defeating the proposed 20th amendment to the Constitution if it is intended to abolish multi-party system, strangles democracy and becomes an obstacle for the progress of the country says the Leader of the JVP Comrade Anura Dissanayaka.

Comrade Anura Dissanayaka made this statement after a discussion several political parties including the JVP, SLMC, TNA, Upcountry People’s Front and United Muslim Congress had with Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today (21st).

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