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Former Deputy Minister Vinayagamoorthy Muralitharan alias ‘Karuna Amman’, yesterday launched a new political party called the “Tamil United Freedom Party” in Batticaloa.

Speaking at the the inauguration of the new party at  Focus Hall, Batticaloa, Karuna Amman who was the former Vice President of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) said  the party would be based in Batticaloa and would also open branches in the North and East.

He said the party would be registered soon.

Batticaloa District Civil Organization President T. Wimaladas has been appointed as the General Secretary of the new party.(Jawfer Khan)

Video by Jawfer Khan

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  • Shelly Sunday, 12 February 2017 12:29 PM

    A clear indication why Constitution should have a clause to say no poltical party should formed on racial lines. via DM Android App

    Desmond Jeromme Monday, 13 February 2017 11:16 AM

    May be RW is using him tactfully to trap CV. never say...

    Kiris Baba Amaray Monday, 13 February 2017 11:17 AM

    He is still paid by Mahinda for a Main Task !!!, that is for sure.

    Bubble Banda Monday, 13 February 2017 11:18 AM

    The plan is to start the party and Karuna will lean to UNP gradually, wait and see.

    usaguy Monday, 13 February 2017 12:18 PM

    I agree with most comments. its obviously a racially motivated party. parties using words like sinhala Tamil Muslim Islam should not be allowed via DM Android App

    BV Monday, 13 February 2017 12:38 PM

    Karuna will be a co partner of the mal pohottuwa.Remember he spoke at the Nugegoda rally.

    seqi Sunday, 12 February 2017 06:57 PM

    no party should be formed along racial or religious lines via DM Android App

    Dee Monday, 13 February 2017 01:42 PM

    The 'war heros' party!

    chandra Sunday, 12 February 2017 07:12 PM

    Some are claiming they were enhineered Karuna to defact from LTTE. Then why did not Karuna invite them for chief guest via DM Android App

    Desmond Jeromme Sunday, 12 February 2017 07:28 PM

    No buy now he should have been sent to gallows.

    Kiris Baba Amaray Sunday, 12 February 2017 07:28 PM

    Why he is not arrested yet?

    Manuel Benjamin Sunday, 12 February 2017 07:32 PM

    This culprit should be arrested as he too looted with MR

    J Palitha Sunday, 12 February 2017 07:40 PM

    Very soon he will do it on a sly as this is the Master plan of Mahinda.

    sara Sunday, 12 February 2017 07:46 PM

    His game plan will not work. He should have formed a party to unite tamils and sinhalese.

    TruthHurts Monday, 13 February 2017 04:14 PM

    Any Party that has the name of a race/religion should be considered 'Racist' IMO. Do you see parties like 'Pure AngloSaxon Party' in the UK?

    Lankan Monday, 13 February 2017 04:51 PM

    The man fought against the SL forces for at least 15 years then switch side to fight his own side, can this man be trusted by anyone?

    lankan Sunday, 12 February 2017 08:17 PM

    “Tamil United Freedom Party”, freedom from what?

    ceylon Sunday, 12 February 2017 08:53 PM

    col.karuna is a unique person.he fought against the discriminations and then fought against the dictatorship.transformed himself for democratic politics for resistence.now he fight for development. via DM Android App

    DM Sunday, 12 February 2017 09:55 AM

    he should have remained in the party.

    Kariyawasam Sunday, 12 February 2017 10:38 AM

    Purpose of this party is very clear. This is to split Tamil votes and reduce UNP vote base. This should be MR's plan....

    SL Sunday, 12 February 2017 11:38 AM

    No need karuna to reduce UNP votes,UNP themselves have reduced their votes.

    guru Sunday, 12 February 2017 11:47 AM

    He should have invited Mahinda Rajapakse as the chief guest for the ceremony and the patron to the new party.


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