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The United National Party (UNP) Working Committee which met this afternoon with UNP leader Ranil Wickremasighe has decided to change the party constitution which will include electing top posts to the party if there is no unanimous choice. (YP)

  Comments - 15

  • Hash Monday, 19 July 2010 02:13 PM

    "Decided"..this has been going on forever. When are we going to see the news that the party has Changed it ?

    Ranjan Monday, 19 July 2010 02:15 PM

    Finally, RW gives ear to the majority. That's the way to go.

    Fairose Monday, 19 July 2010 03:03 PM

    Ranil, now pack your bag and get ready to go home. UNP is a strong galloping horse that needs only a good jockey on board to win.

    mohamed Monday, 19 July 2010 03:29 PM

    Good,good.good move.waiting for more positives.

    Ganga772 Monday, 19 July 2010 03:50 PM

    Good to hear. We need a strong opposision.

    nimal Gune Monday, 19 July 2010 04:19 PM

    RW has to step down as leader for there to be a meaningful change in the UNP. If not, all these changes are just meangingless. If RW has any sence of shame or self respect, he will bow to the will of the majority of the UNP and the country. The country has said they dont want RW through many different elections and now the UNP membership is openly saying that.
    Ranil - Please leave with dignity.

    Sena2 Monday, 19 July 2010 07:16 PM

    Only elections provide the most transparent and democratic means to facilitate choice!

    KD Monday, 19 July 2010 09:09 PM

    Next - back to 'square one'!

    athula Tuesday, 20 July 2010 03:22 AM

    JUST ADD ONE CLAUSE TO THE PARTY CONSTITUTION

    leader must be an old royalist and a lawyer

    PROBLEM SOLVED NO..............?

    Wasantha Tuesday, 20 July 2010 03:43 AM

    Whatever said and done at the end he will be the next leader. Others are far behind him.He is fully confident that at last he would be re-elected.

    OscarWilde Tuesday, 20 July 2010 04:50 AM

    A move long overdue. Now the UNPers can breathe again!

    OscarWilde Tuesday, 20 July 2010 04:52 AM

    Ha ha...Just like he was fully confident of winning the last 15 or so elections UNP contested in under his leadership.

    Indika Tuesday, 20 July 2010 05:17 AM

    New one - Same wine in different bottle !!!

    Kirthi hewamanne Tuesday, 20 July 2010 06:41 AM

    Oh! Jee Wizz , I can't stand the Exitement,

    Kumar Wijayasekara Tuesday, 20 July 2010 06:53 AM

    Party leadership also should be limited to two 5 year terms if he or she cannot get elected as head of state.


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