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Snap presidential election is unconstitutional – JVP tells EC

There is a dialogue in the society regarding a snap presidential election to be held despite two more years are left for such an election. The President too has directly said he would contest the presidential election to be held soon.

The JVP represented by the General Secretary Comrade Tilvin Silva, Members of the Political Bureau Comrades Vijitha Herath and Sunil Handunneththi, Members of the Central Committee Attorneys at Law Comrades Sunil Watagala and Janaka Adhikari met the Commissioner of Elections at the Elections Secretariat today (23rd) to put forward the stand point of the JVP regarding the election. They handed over a letter to the Commissioner.  Read more...


Video:Both the presidential election as well as the candidate are illegal

The President, despite having two more years to remain in his position, is preparing to call for a sudden presidential election. Not only this presidential election is illegal but also President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s candidature for the election is illegal as well as not ethical said the General Secretary of the JVP Comrade Tilvin Silva.

He said this speaking at a media conference held at the head office of the party at Pelawatta yesterday (13th).


“No third term for Mahinda – No illegal presidential elections!”

JVP is carrying out a campaign stating that Mr. Mahinda Rajapaksa cannot contest the forthcoming presidential election and if he contests the presidential election would be illegal. The paraty campaign is to build an opposition to the move and is creating a point of view that Mahinda Rajapaksa cannot contest for a third term. Meanwhile, Mahinda Rajapaksa supporters come out with various arguments.

The party has released a media announcement explaining why ‘Mahinda cannot contest a third time’. The media announcement states:   Read more...


Let’s follow ‘Che’ to build land where all people could be happy

“Capitalism destroys the Earth and people living in it. Masses die without food and medicines in hospitals. The world before us is a place where a child dies every four seconds. As such, we have a responsibility of changing this world.

Enemies should be driven away from this land where Comrade Che Guevara has trodden and the red flag of Socialism should be raised high to build a land where all people could be happy,” said the General Secretary of the JVP Comrade Tilvin Silva addressing the ceremony held to commemorate the 47th death anniversary of Comrade  Ernesto Che Guevara. Read more...


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