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It is the UNP which should lead a grand opposition alliance if such a political force is to be established to take on the government, UNP Deputy Leader Ruwan Wijewardene said yesterday.

Many people are demanding an alternative force to the government

Mr. wijewardene who addressed party activists in Puttalam said it is UNP which has the capacity to lead a grand opposition alliance.

“It is clear that there should be a common platform for all opposition parties to come together and it is UNP which should give leadership for such a political force,” mr. Wijewardene said.

“It is the UNP which has mature leaders who can lead a grand alliance,” he added.

“We will travel every length and breadth of this country and seek views of all party activists to revive the UNP. MANY people are demanding an alternative force to the government and therefore it is time we revive the party to fulfil this need,” he also said.

Referring to the recent incident in Mahara Prison, he said some in the government had identified it as an international conspiracy. “The government has therefore failed to stop this conspiracy as 11 people have been killed in the mayhem,” he said. (YOHAN PERERA)

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  • citizen Friday, 11 December 2020 09:02 AM

    over maturity of the UNP was the problem to end up in this situation in parliament.

    Sunil Friday, 11 December 2020 09:10 AM

    .... and not winning a single seat. What wishful thinking.

    Roshan Samarathunga Friday, 11 December 2020 09:14 AM

    Yes I agree. Without having immortal leader who ruined his party and his country. (RW). He tries still hang into power. 50 years destruction by (RW)

    BigEars Friday, 11 December 2020 09:19 AM

    With Zero representation, nice!

    Senaka Friday, 11 December 2020 09:24 AM

    You want to lead with one paltry seat in parliament?

    Man Friday, 11 December 2020 12:21 PM

    This statement itself is an obvious fact of their ignorance to lead with one seat when there is another with 45 seats, as now.

    janam Friday, 11 December 2020 12:59 PM

    hah ha. talk of the century. so you want Ranil and the notorious clan to lead that grand alliance and to head a future govt. hmmm..so innocent hope.

    deen Friday, 11 December 2020 03:19 PM

    The most mature leader has already ruined the party beyond repairs.

    G Das Friday, 11 December 2020 04:46 PM

    Of course! I can think of Ranil and John A as great leaders!!!!! Afterall we who said good bye to the party understand this best.

    Prof Jey R Friday, 11 December 2020 06:37 PM

    UNP is the only party that can run this country, Sri Lanka is full of poorly educated voters.. they can be easily brainwashed like North Korea,. See how perfectly ppl are trying To blame smart people.. like RW. And to praise useless people like MY3.

    dickey bird Friday, 11 December 2020 08:07 PM

    Yeah, they do have mature, lazy, sleepy leaders in their ranks.


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