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* Leadership Council of Sri Lanka's main opposition party to get tough with errant party members
Thu, Mar 6, 2014, 12:34 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Mar 06, Colombo: The Leadership Council of Sri Lanka's main opposition United National Party (UNP) has decided to take strict action against party members who work against the process approved by the party's Working Committee.

The Leadership Council has unanimously decided on this issue when it met at the party headquarters yesterday under the patronage of Council Chairman, Karu Jayasuriya.

The UNP issued a statement saying that reports have already been submitted to the Leadership Council on the party members operating in contradiction of Working Committee decisions and that action will be taken against them shortly.

Meanwhile, the UNP appointed a Membership Promotions Committee to enhance the party's membership around the island.

The Leadership Council has also decided to make public the UNP election manifesto for the Western and Southern Provincial Council elections on March 12th at 11:30 am at the party headquarters.

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