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 Marxists attempt to gain control of radical students' movement
Sat, Mar 1, 2014, 09:50 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Mar 01, Colombo: Sources close to the Inter University Students' Federation (IUSF) of Sri Lanka says that the Marxist party Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) under its new leader Anura Kumara Dissanayaka has intensified the effort to win back the leadership of the IUSF to the party.

Present IUSF convener Najith Indika and former convener Sanjeeva Bandara are members of the Frontline Socialist Party the breakaway group of JVP.

IUSF is not a legal body in the university system but it is recognized for decades as the radical students' movement of the country.

JVP was in the helm of the IUSF until the party split in 2011.

IUSF sources say that JVP had recently failed an effort to buy or oust the IUSF leader Najith Indika.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Common opposition candidate of Sri Lanka pledges to run a disciplined campaign
-- [7 hours ago]
Sri Lankan President says he will not run a dirty campaign despite having 'files' on defectors
-- [9 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Navy arrests 14 Tamil Nadu fishermen
Onion farmers' protest closes Sri Lanka's main north-south highway
Political parties in Sri Lanka reconsidering their support to President
Sri Lanka police temporarily halt 10,000 transfers due to presidential election
Application for postal voting opens for Sri Lanka presidential elections
Sri Lanka's first female bus driver on expressway holds a protest
Sri Lankan Navy personnel accused of chasing away Indian fishermen
Australia supports Sri Lanka's long term development - High Commissioner

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.