“It may not be possible sometimes to hold elections for all 9 provinces on a single day. It could change according to political power exchange in various provincial councils. Our belief is that there … [Read More...]
The beginning of the left movement in Sri Lanka goes back to 1935. The first leftist political party, Lanka Sama Samaja Party (LSSP-Lanka Equal Social Party) which was founded in that year, became one of the largest national sections of the Fourth International during 1950’s and 1960’s. The birth of the Communist Party of Sri Lanka (CPSL) was due to the split of the LSSP in the year 1943. The CPSL later split into two factions along the lines of Moscow... More
The National Organizer of the JVP Comrade Bimal Rathnayaka MP left to India today (22nd) to participate in an International Summit of the Communist Party of India (Marxist–Leninist). The summit will be held tomorrow and the following day.
“Today politics has become a business a robbery. We have heard of a group of sea pirates in Somalia. What they do is plunder the ships that sail near Somalia waters. There is only a small difference between these pirates and the leaders of our governments. The difference is Somali pirates adorn strange garments when […]
Today the government continues to sell harbours, mineral sand deposits, oil tanks and lands. Now the government has presented a cabinet paper to sell fishery harbours. About 200,000 families engage in the fishing industry as their livelihood in our country. The economy of the country can be strengthened by the fishing industry. Our country owns […]
“There are a large number of state officials who cannot be subdued by political interference. The people have a responsibility to protect such officials,” says the Leader of the JVP Comrade Anura Dissanayaka. He made this observation speaking at the Colombo District Summit of ‘Dhiriya Puravesi’ Associations held at Maharagama on the 10th. The Leader […]
A large crowd participated in the ‘Dhiriya Purawesi’ Summit held at Matara yesterday (2nd) as a part of the series of summits being held by the JVP throughout the island under the theme ‘“Gamata Diriyak – Ratata Balayak” (Boost for the Village & Power for the Country). The Leader of the JVP Comrade Anura Dissanayaka […]
The JVP launched a leaflet campaign yesterday (29th) demanding the government to withdraw the new tax bill that has been presented to parliament as it oppresses the masses. The campaign planned to be carried out throughout the island to make the masses aware of the ill effects of the bill was launched from Colombo Fort […]
“Earlier the arguments the government came up with to postpone the elections were delimitation issues and the issue of presenting amendments to the existing electoral system. However, the law has been passed now. The government has no reason to delay elections. The Chairman of the Elections Commission said once the bill is passed the election […]
“Let’s get together to form a government. We can assure you that under our government the rulers will receive no extra benefits other than what people receive,” says the Leader of the JVP Comrade Anura Dissanayaka. He was addressing the ‘Dhiriya Purawesi’ summit of Kegalle District held at Mawanella on the 27th as part of […]
Protest Rally - Live from Viharamahadevi, Colombo.
Posted by Anura Kumara Dissanayake on Thursday, June 22, 2017
Despite breakdown of capitalism becoming a ‘preface’ for a Socialist transformation, various anti-Marxist and unscientific opinions that have established in the society due to the breakdown of the former Socialist camp, have become an obstacle to create a modern Socialist society. This is why, at this decisive moment, a correct analysis reached with a Marxist – Leninist vision on “Why Socialist camp led by the Soviet Union disintegrated?” and “What is Socialist Revolution” is necessary. Download
This volume that discusses the path of the JVP from 1965 to 1994 has been compiled from a collection of articles published by ‘Niyamuwa’ from May, 2008 under the pseudonym ‘Mahogaya’. Download
Programme of the proletarian socialist revolution
The proletariat in this neo-colony, where the capitalist production system dominates and a bourgeoisie subservient to imperialists is in power, faces the challenge to prepare for socialist revolutionary tasks and achieve them. In order to achieve them the Sri Lankan proletariat presents this programme. More...
(Ceylon Today) Chairman of the Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) and JVP MP Sunil Handunnetti believes that the current Unity Government, which has been in the echelons of power for merely two years, has fleeced more public funds than the Mahinda Rajapaksa Presidency, which lasted for a decade from 2005-2015. He also said it was up to the voters of the country to decide whether to proceed with the same political backdrop, where it was a shift of power between the UNP and the SLFP, or … [Read More...]