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The United National Party (UNP) today announced that it had begun a battle to topple this government.

“We have given repeated warnings to the government over and over again and urged for relief for the people but we will not do it again and therefore will topple the government as soon as possible,” Leader of Opposition Ranil Wickremesinghe said at a May Day meeting at the UNP Head quarters, Siri Kotha today.

He therefore appealed to the several sectors including the clergy and the civil society to take to the streets.

Mr. Wickremesinghe said the EPF funds have reached zero level as a result of utilising it for unwanted purposes and by investing it in ventures which are far from being economically viable.

He said the government had only succeeded in giving relief to the companies which are newly listed in the Colombo stock exchange. He was referring to decision made by the government to exempt these companies from corporate taxes at the last year’s budget.(YP and LSP)

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  Comments - 11

  • kk Thursday, 02 May 2013 12:00 AM

    Empty vessels make the most noise

    Arf Wednesday, 01 May 2013 09:59 PM

    This wasn't on your agenda all this time??!

    ceylon Thursday, 02 May 2013 12:11 AM

    Without getting elected how could UNP topple the Govt ?

    Dinesh Thursday, 02 May 2013 12:57 AM

    Joke of the year.......ha ha ha

    Mutu Thursday, 02 May 2013 01:06 AM

    People do not understand what you talk. You will join the Guiness book of records as the party leader who ruined his own party.

    dna Thursday, 02 May 2013 03:55 AM

    LMAO hahahaha ! ....'topple govt' !?

    Devaka Thursday, 02 May 2013 04:05 AM

    And how you will you topple the Govt if you can't win a single election???

    rasika Thursday, 02 May 2013 10:00 AM

    with the support of the west

    Jagath Leanage Thursday, 02 May 2013 10:19 AM

    Day dreaming.

    MM Thursday, 02 May 2013 10:46 AM

    HA... HA... HAAAA.... :D

    nam Thursday, 02 May 2013 04:24 PM


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