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* Democratic Party of Sri Lanka not shaken by allegations - leader
Mon, Apr 7, 2014, 11:20 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Apr 07, Colombo: Sarath Fonseka, former Army Commander of Sri Lanka and Leader of the Democratic Party said that his party has not been shaken by various allegations levelled by persons merely for personal gains.

He said at the event to swear in Democratic Party members elected to the Western and Southern Provincial Councils that various allegations were levelled against him for taking a firm stance against persons who had tried to use the party name for their personal gains and rob party funds.

Fonseka called on his newly appointed provincial councilors not to use their positions to improve their lifestyles, but to work to do justice to the people who have elected them.

He has added that the Democratic Party has travelled a difficult path that includes jail terms and arduous court cases to get to the position it is today and all party members should work to further improve the party.

The party won 9 seats in the Western Provincial Council and three in Southern Provincial Council.

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