Sajith decides changing name of present alliance?

6 February 2020 06:02 am - 10     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


The UNP faction led by Opposition Leader Sajith Premadasa has decided to legally establish the proposed political alliance with the like-minded parties by changing the name of a political party which is functional at the moment, Daily Mirror learns.

This is the strategy adopted by many political forces in getting legal recognition because the registration of a party is a time-consuming exercise.

The UNP faction, backed by other parties, has already struck a deal with a small political party. This party will soon call for its convention and change its name as suggested by the leaders of the proposals alliance. Afterwards, it will name UNP MP Ranjith Madduma Bandara as its general secretary and notify it to the Election Commission.

Afterwards, the members of the proposed alliance will be appointed as its remaining office-bearers.

In the past, Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) and Front line Socialist Party were created in this fashion. (Kelum Bandara)

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  • People Thursday, 06 February 2020 06:36 AM

    Sanjith, what ever you do do it soon as people are waiting. UNP, Ranil and his goons are finished. If you confines dilly, daling on your decision, SLPP will not get 2/3 but 95% of the votes at the election.

    Ponil Rannaya Thursday, 06 February 2020 06:56 AM


    Max Thursday, 06 February 2020 07:18 AM

    Name change will do nothing with regards to final outcome of general election

    Max Thursday, 06 February 2020 07:22 AM

    You need to consider change of policies and point of view of the party with regard the country. By dropping all racists and separatists will boost the voting base dramatically

    Jude Thursday, 06 February 2020 07:51 AM

    HOWEVER, it's the same Arrack comes in a different bottle and label !!! Yeah!!

    cheers Thursday, 06 February 2020 07:56 AM

    Have a buffalo sign and name the party as MNMH Moley nathi mee harak suited you and the others in your party

    Era Thursday, 06 February 2020 08:14 AM

    Good move. Get all in UNP minus Ravi K. and any corrupt MPs to the fold.

    Andrew Silva Thursday, 06 February 2020 09:10 AM

    What ever party you people are making try after 5 years because UNP or what ever it's too late. People have already made up their minds.

    mnsmart Thursday, 06 February 2020 10:29 AM

    Good decision, take over the elephant symbol and give elephant dung as the UNP symbol

    Ronnie Bugger Thursday, 06 February 2020 04:08 PM

    Please do what ever it takes to get of Ranil, the 'kudella' or leech. People are fed up having to see his pappa face any more.

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