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* Main opposition party of Sri Lanka to force government to hold elections next year
Wed, Mar 12, 2014, 08:54 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Mar 12, Colombo: Sri Lanka's main opposition United National Party (UNP) said it will launch a public campaign to force the government to hold a general election next year and asked the people to vote for the party at upcoming provincial election.

At an event to launch the party's manifesto for the forthcoming Western and Southern Provincial Council elections, the UNP National Leader Ranil Wickremasinghe said the UNP is the only alternative to the government with a good track record of governing this country.

The party called on the people to vote for the UNP and not any other small political party since according to the party leader it Ranil Wickremasinghe, UNP is the only alternative for the people who want to change the government.

The party policy manifesto under the title of "A Green light to topple power"("Bala Peraliyata Kola Eliyak") was launched under the patronage of UNP Leader and Leadership Council Chairman MP Karu Jayasuriya today at the party headquarters SiriKotha.

Explaining that the party has planned a program to win the people's struggle and topple the government, the national leader said the first step in the program was to adopt a Leadership Council and the second was to present a plan for the forthcoming provincial council elections.

According to Wickremasinghe, the UNP has planned a third step of launching the public campaign, Jana Bala Meheyuma to force the government to hold a general election next year.

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