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The parties, supporting common opposition candidate Maithripala Sirisena, are now looking for a symbol under which to contest the presidential election, political sources said yesterday.  


Although they believe that he should contest under the ‘Ape Jathika Peramuna’ banner the opposition political parties are averse to the use of a ‘mobile phone’ as its symbol because it would not be something the masses could relate to.


A decision in this regard will be taken by tomorrow after consulting all the parties supporting the candidacy of Mr. Sirisena. (Kelum Bandara)


  Comments - 11

  • Angelo Monday, 24 November 2014 10:23 AM

    The symbol of an empty shell suits you more precisely

    Kumara Dharmarathne Monday, 24 November 2014 10:31 AM

    You may use "Nil Manel mala",National flower as your symbol for election.

    TONY Monday, 24 November 2014 10:45 AM


    Liberal One Monday, 24 November 2014 10:49 AM

    A satellite phone with a US flag in the background is fitting.

    Chamith Monday, 24 November 2014 11:19 AM

    Donkey is best symble for you

    Silas Monday, 24 November 2014 11:21 AM

    Are you actually dumb or just pretending to be dumb?

    Nawaz Monday, 24 November 2014 11:30 AM

    Cow dung

    antony Monday, 24 November 2014 12:18 PM

    A common candidate has no meaning. It will not help the public. Every now and then there will be conflicts within groups. Common candidate will have to always resolve internal problems and not the people problem. After 100days the power will be with Ranil. He will create havoc in the country by dividing the country. A person like Karu must contest and then change his role to a Prime minister. Then people know they are voting for a person who can rule at least for 6 year period

    faris Monday, 24 November 2014 04:02 PM

    Donkey or Walura is the best

    kish Monday, 24 November 2014 04:54 PM

    you are plain bland dumb... you are person without a head.

    Waco Monday, 24 November 2014 05:06 PM

    Ranil and Chandrica both must retire from politics. Chandrica has no love for Sti lsnka and sll her children are in England. What is she doing here?

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