The Galle District Summit of ‘Dhiriya Purawesi’ Societies 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) was held at Galle Esplanade on Saturday the 21st.
The summit participated by representatives of ‘Dhiriya Purawesi’ Societies in the district had the Leader of the JVP Comrade Anura Dissanayaka as the chief guest while the District Leader and Provincial Council Member Comrade Nalin Hewage, former Southern Provincial Council Member Comrade Ratna Gamage, renowned artist Chandrasoma Bindu Hewa, famous singer Premawardene Kapuge and the Lecturer from Ruhuna University Shammika Liyanage also addressed the summit.
The economic crisis the country is confronted with and the decisions the masses should take regarding the forthcoming local government election were discussed. Views were also expressed regarding the bond scam and how the media behaves. Comrade Anura Dissanayaka led the discussion on how the country could be changed at the next general election and affirmed that the JVP would give leadership to such a change. He also explained the programme of the JVP to build the country.