Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Tamil parties allied with Sri Lankan government to submit proposals to parliamentary committee on national issue
Tue, Jan 14, 2014, 01:14 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 14, Colombo: A group of Tamil party allies of Sri Lanka's governing party have decided to submit proposals on behalf of the Tamil people to the parliamentary select committee (PSC) appointed to address the national problems and propose the necessary constitutional amendments.

The major Tamil political party, the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) has boycotted the PSC and refused to participate in it in any way claiming the lack of confidence in the government's commitment to address the issues faced by the minority communities in the country.

Governing party ally, the Eelam People's Democratic Party (EPDP) led by Minister Douglas Devananda has now initiated the formation of a Tamil party alliance as an alternative to the TNA.

The EPDP led alliance it is learnt has decided to submit proposals to the PSC.

The alliance will also include Tamil United Liberation front (TULF) led by V. Anandasangaree, Eelam People's Revolutionary Party (Pathmanabha Group) and Sri TELO.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka has made important strides in the journey towards gender equality - UN official
-- [3 hours ago]
Those who accomplished the November revolution can also defeat counter-revolution President
-- [4 hours ago]
Only three LTTE detainees are eligible for rehabilitation - TNA MP
-- [5 hours ago]
President appoints directors for special projects
-- [5 hours ago]
Sri Lankan President instructs to reinstate the reduced tax on low alcohol beer
-- [5 hours ago]
UK to continue monitoring the situation of Tamil detainees in Sri Lanka
-- [7 hours ago]
U.S. helps young farmers in Sri Lanka build successful agri-businesses
-- [8 hours ago]
Nine new HIV infections every week in Sri Lanka
-- [8 hours ago]
Government to revamp the Sri Lanka Transport Board to minimize losses
Police arrest a suspect involved in assault on a train driver

Copyright © 2000, 2014 by (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of, 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, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.