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Jathka Hela Urumaya (JHU) said today that it had decided to withdraw from the United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) and was to contest the forthcoming General elections from a separate platform pushing for good-governance and democracy.

JHU General Secretary Patali Champika Ranawaka addressing a media briefing said the Central Committee of the party had decided to contest the elections from a new party, which was to be formed.(Piyumi Fonseka)



 
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  • Sincere Sunday, 05 July 2015 03:29 PM

    This is not a move to check vote base, but to free the country from corrupted politicians and the slaves. This must be the priority.

    Venura Sunday, 05 July 2015 03:52 PM

    At least these people have the resolve to get out of UPFA and contest unlike rotten and antediluvian parties like MEP.

    Prem Nath Monday, 06 July 2015 10:04 AM

    Why not leave politics?

    Voter Sunday, 05 July 2015 04:14 PM

    very good JHU leftVictory for the country.JHU is led by pro-western corrupt group

    Krisna Sunday, 05 July 2015 04:18 PM

    Better to see whether they have vote base

    Don Sunday, 05 July 2015 04:21 PM

    Dear Mr Champika,Remember what you preached last year when you were in Australia , you may have a short memory, but not the people who love their country of birth,why not join hands with Mr Ranil and show your true colour.Don

    Push Sunday, 05 July 2015 04:21 PM

    Give up your stubborn policies and join the UNP.

    sarath Monday, 06 July 2015 07:45 AM

    I am not a politically bias person. But feel that JHU has every rights to refrain from supporting former front which again expected to be filled with rogues and socially rejected discarded maroons. All the best!

    Real Peace Sunday, 05 July 2015 01:33 PM

    Please do everything to defeat the MahaRaja or this country will go to the dogs

    Amila Sunday, 05 July 2015 01:34 PM

    Good decision.

    Dinesh Monday, 06 July 2015 10:56 AM

    Good move... Should always strategically work for good governance. via DM Android App

    Moodayoo Sunday, 05 July 2015 01:35 PM

    Hahahaha....hahaha...huuuuu..

    patriot Sunday, 05 July 2015 01:35 PM

    Now is the time to test JHU vote base.

    Fassey Sunday, 05 July 2015 01:37 PM

    Very good move. Stay away from MR and the rogues.

    Abaa Sunday, 05 July 2015 01:48 PM

    GoodCan go to ???J. V. P. After somawanse Good to every people

    Gunasena Sunday, 05 July 2015 02:04 PM

    Join with Cobra party?

    ajan Sunday, 05 July 2015 02:19 PM

    Good move

    lkman1 Sunday, 05 July 2015 02:22 PM

    If they do have any noticeable supporter base, hell yes this is a test of their arrogance.

    mack Monday, 06 July 2015 09:03 AM

    MY3 I wont my vote back coz I trusted you you betrayed not only the people who voted you in you betrayed people who worked the hearts out for you via DM Android App

    bandara Sunday, 05 July 2015 02:26 PM

    shame to see again

    Sikuru Sunday, 05 July 2015 02:46 PM

    Lets see how many in the UPFA are disgusted by MR

    Amila Sunday, 05 July 2015 02:55 PM

    The impact of MR on UPFA : First Nawinna , second JHU and .................................

    sunny Sunday, 05 July 2015 02:57 PM

    MR is required to come forward to Save the country from the current situation


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