“The theme of the JVP at this Local Government Election is “Power to build village & defeat corruption”. There is a task to build the country and this task has to be started from the local … [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 JVP has introduced a ‘code of ethics’ to the candidates contesting the forthcoming Local Government Election from the party. All candidates have been called for a summit to be held at Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium on the 17th at 9.00 a.m. where the candidates will give the oath to work for the people and refrain […]
The official signatures for the lists of candidates for the 93 councils for which nominations are received from today (11th) were placed at the head office of the JVP yesterday (10th). The General Secretary Comrade Tilvin Silva and Attorney at Law Comrade Sunil Watagala placed their signatures attesting the nomination papers.
The JVP has deposited sureties for 12 councils in Trincomalee and Batticaloa districts today (5th). Sureties for Koralepaththu, Koralepaththu West, Eravur, Manmoonai Patahthu, Kanthankudy Divisional Councils and Urban Councils were deposited by teams headed by the Member of the Political Bureau of the JVP Comrade Sunil Handunneththi MP. The sureties for Troncomalee, Thambalagamam, Kinniya, Verugal, […]
“When the opinion of the people is considered we believe we have a good opportunity for victories. We believe that we could win the ruling power in many local government councils. According to the political behaviour in the country, we have a better probability of victory. However, the final decision is with the people. We […]
The attempt by the government to postpone the election to conceal its impotency would be defeated and measures would be taken to win the right of the people to vote said the Leader of the JVP Comrade Anura Dissanayaka. Speaking at a press conference held at the head office of the JVP today (28th) Comrade […]
Despite the petition filed by several associates of the SLFP seeking the Court of Appeal to prevent holding the local government election, the attempt to postpone the election has failed as election to several local government councils could be held pointed out the General Secretary of the JVP Comrade Tilvin Silva. He said the move […]
The JVP handed over a no-confidence motion to the Speaker Karu Jayasuriya against the Minister of Local Government and Provincial Councils Faizer Musthapha stating he is not suitable for the portfolio. The JVP brought the no-confidence motion against Minister Faizer Musthapha for: failing to hold the local government election at the due time despite the […]
“We are prepared to get the election to be held at the due time by carrying out struggles within the Parliament as well as outside it. For, it is a right of the people and we cannot allow this right to be denied due to the internal crises in political parties. Postponing elections and denying […]
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...]