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* Sri Lanka's Marxist party to appoint new party leader at tomorrow's convention
Sat, Feb 1, 2014, 08:34 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Feb 01, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Marxist party, Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) is to replace the party's current leader, Somawansa Amarasinghe at the party's seventh convention scheduled to be held tomorrow.

The JVP said the new Central Committee of the party will be elected and decisions important to the country and the people will be taken at the convention.

Apart from appointing a new party leader, several new members will be appointed to the party's decision making body, the Central Committee and the politburo.

JVP sources say that the new appointments will be made in line with the party's new policies that are to be released at tomorrow's convention.

The new policies that will be released tomorrow are to form the JVP's future political stances at national level.

According to reports, JVP MP Anura Kumara Dissanayake and the party's trade union wing leader and Western Province team leader for the elections, K.D. Lalkantha are to be assigned with more powers at the convention.

The convention will commence at 10 a.m. at the Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium in Colombo.

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