Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lanka Marxist party to form a broad election front
Sun, Feb 23, 2014, 12:48 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Feb 22, Colombo: Sri Lanka Marxist party Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) is planning to establish a broad election front, party sources say.

The discussions on this broad election front is being held these days with the other political parties, trade unions and civil society organizations, artistes and activists, a party spokesman said.

He further said that the broad political front would be formed on a permanent basis. The party expects to come to joint action through this front at future elections.

JVP is contesting all six districts of the Western and Southern Provincial Councils. The party has lost a part of its support base with the breakaway of the splinter group Frontline Socialist Party few years back.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Presidential Commission probing disappearances in Sri Lanka receives complaints on ruling party Tamil politicians
-- [26 minutes ago]
Sri Lankan government considers a limit on duration of visa for foreign journalists
-- [1 hour and 12 minutes ago]
CEO of extremist Buddhist organization in Sri Lanka writes to President over threats to his life
Attacked opposition MPs of Sri Lanka ponder legal action
Sri Lankan President distributes title deeds to 5,500 Mahaweli families
New bridge across Batticaloa lagoon connects communities in Eastern Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka cricket authority has no contact with national coach
Sri Lankan Muslim religious body to meet President and Chief Prelates to discuss suppression of Muslim community
State doctors in Sri Lanka threaten to strike from Tuesday
Sri Lanka’s main opposition to raise privilege issue in parliament and complain to the IPU

Copyright © 2000, 2014 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.