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UNP working committee meeting ends without decision on symbol


28 February 2020 07:22 pm - 6     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


The UNP working committee meeting ended today without a decision on the symbol to be used by the Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) to contest the upcoming general election but unanimously approved the alliance constitution subject to some amendments.

"The UNP working approved the constitution of the new alliance led by Sajith Premadasa was unanimously  approved by the UNP working committee. However the party seniors will meet on Sunday evening to decide on the symbol," UNP Senior Vice President and MP Lakshman Kiriella said.

He said UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe will participate at the launch of the SJB on Monday March 2, 2020.

SJB General Secretary Ranjith Maduma Bandara also confirmed that the alliance constitution was approved by the working committee subject to minor amendments.

"Matters connected to the symbol will also be sorted out soon" he said. (Yohan Perera)


  Comments - 6

  • Dailymirror Friday, 28 February 2020 08:26 PM

    Chase SP out from the party and contest from Elephant very simple

    Devinda Uduwara Friday, 28 February 2020 08:30 PM

    This matter should be sorted out soon and we saw some UNP MPs criticizing their leader in public not in Sirikotha.

    Nish Friday, 28 February 2020 08:35 PM

    You need decisive people to lead a country. I wonder what is so difficult to chose an inspiring symbol.

    Dhammika perera Saturday, 29 February 2020 12:36 AM

    No election date announced yet. What is the rush for a symbol? However elephant is the best. Dhammika

    Ram Saturday, 29 February 2020 09:56 AM

    Ranil will drag the symbol issue to the nominations day to see that Sajith will suffer a humiliating defeat. I cannot express my anger on this public domain

    Roshan Saturday, 29 February 2020 10:05 AM

    This pack of useless wankers should pack up and go home. Just like a bunch of old grannies. Doesn't matter what MR's faults are, He's decisive even if he lies through his teeth to the public. Can't lose. UNP are dead ducks at this election.

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