UNP urges EC not to recognise the new party

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The UNP requested the Chairman of the Elections Commission Mahinda Deshapriya yesterday, to decline the application made to register a new political party by the name Samagi Jathika Balawegaya.

The Legal Secretary of the UNP Attorney-at-law PC Nissanka Nanayakkara had made this request from the EC yesterday in writing. The UNP states in their letter that they had come to know of an application made to the EC to register a political party by the name 'Samagi Jathika Balawegaya' and when this name is translated into English it would be United National Power and its abbreviation would be U N P. and in the event such a party is registered it would bear a similarity to the already registered U N P and therefore refrain from recognising the new party, the Legal Secretary further reiterates in his letter. (Ajantha Kumara Agalakada)

  Comments - 6

  • Sarath Wednesday, 12 February 2020 10:25 AM

    It's samagi jana balawegaya... not jathika... So it is UPP . Guess Nissanka can withdraw the objection now

    Pererra Wednesday, 12 February 2020 10:37 AM

    Sajith sajith sajith. The deceiver !!

    Dick in a Dock Wednesday, 12 February 2020 10:46 AM

    Does this RWs UNP want to destroy Democracy in Sri Lanka and let One family one party rule Sri Lanka for ever ! .

    Kadmin Wednesday, 12 February 2020 10:48 AM

    This is a very pathetic ditch from UNP. They are in a sorry state.

    Nimal Wednesday, 12 February 2020 10:54 AM

    How can UNP, if it is a democratic party, go against aspirations of voters? How can UNP block forming a political party in this country?

    ram Thursday, 13 February 2020 04:44 AM

    Mr.Ranil involved splitting Tamils. Now it is happening within the UNP.


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