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 27th Commemoration of November Heroes organized by the JVP Committee in Kuwait was held presided by the General Secretary of the JVP Comrade Tilvin Silva on the 25th. A large number of Sri Lankans in Kuwait participated at the ceremony held in Kuwait Boy Scout Theatre at Hawalli, Al ‘Āşimah, Kuwait .
The Political Bureau of the JVP released a message of condolence in connection with the death of the Leader of the Cuban Revolution and former President of Cuba Comrade Fidel Castro. The message states, “No one could ignore his contribution to raise Cuba that had been made the backyard of imperialism and its people immersed […]
The Communist Leader Comrade Fidel Castro, who took Cuba along the path of Socialism for nearly half a century passed away in Havana in Cuba yesterday (25th) night. This was officially announced by the present Leader of Cuba Comrade Rahul Castro. Comrade Fidel Castro, loved and respected not only by people in Cuba but the […]
Ceremonies organized by the JVP Committee in Italy have been held in Milano and Florence in Italy to commemorate ‘November Heroes’. A full day programme was carried out in Florence to commemorate November Heroes. A large number of Sri Lankans in Italy have participated in the ceremonies held on 20th November and had included speeches […]
The Canada Committee of the JVP commemorated November Heroes simultaneous with the 27th Commemoration of November Heroes. The Member of the Political Bureau of the JVP Comrade Sunil Handunneththi addressed the gathering at Etobicoke Civic Centre in Toronto in Canada using ‘Skype’. Many Members of the JVP in Canada participated.
The 99th Commemoration of the Great October Revolution was held at Southall in London recently. The Commemoration organized by the Communist Party of Great Britain (Marxist–Leninist) was attended by diplomats, officials and delegates from Socialist countries and countries that accept Socialism. The speeches were made by Teresa Vicente, the ambassador of Cuba in the UK, […]
At a meeting held to mark the 30th anniversary of Ravaya at the Committee Room ‘A’ of the BMICH yesterday (16th) the JVP leader Comrade Anura Dissanayaka said in the presence of President Maithripala Sirisena and prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe that the government had failed to meet the aspirations of those who had voted to […]
The 27th Commemoration of ‘November Heroes’ will be celebrated at Viharamahadevi Park today (13th) at 3.30 p.m. The event is held annually by the JVP to commemorate our comrades including tour beloved founder Comrade Rohana Wijeweera who sacrificed their lives for the country during the 88/89 period. The Leaders of the JVP including Comrade Anura […]
“Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayaka promises the IMF that budget deficit would be reduced. This is why Arjun Mahendran says initially tax income would be raised to 15% of GNP according to IMF proposals. Arjun Mahendran is Ranil Wickremesinghe’s consultant on economics. He, following the Minister of Finance, has said what the government intends doing. Also, […]
The JVP presented a set of proposals to the government after COPE report was released demanding that they should be implemented immediately. We produce here the full text of the press release. Immediate action to be taken as the COPE report on bond scam has been released As soon as the present UNP – SLFP […]
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
Niyamuwa Publications The final submission made by Comrade Rohana Wijeweera before the Criminal Justice Commission in 2nd November 1973 and An exclusive analysis of ‘THE CEYLONESE INSURRECTION’ by Fred Halliday. 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) General Secretary of the JVP, Tilvin Silva said in an interview with Ceylon Today, that many corruption inquiries were undertaken by various governments.'UNP and SLFP always conduct such inquiries only within a safe zone favourable to them.' Excerpts of the interview: ?: JVP issued a statement back in 2015, during the election that Mahinda Stores consists of contraband commodities and at the same time no assurance could be issued on the commodities available at Maithri … [Read More...]