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* Sri Lanka Marxist party to hold 50 rallies in Uva Province to bring victory to 'People's Voice'
Sun, Aug 10, 2014, 10:38 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Aug 10, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Marxist party Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) will hold 50 main election rallies and 500 meetings in Uva Province to campaign for the Province's election due to be held on September 20.

The party will hold the rallies under the theme 'Bring Victory to People's Voice' to make the people aware of the "despotic path of the government" could be stopped, General Secretary of the JVP Tilvin Silva said at a media briefing held recently.

According to Silva, 30 people's rallies and 300 meetings will be held in Badulla District while there will be 20 main rallies and 200 meetings in Moneragala District.

He said the JVP election campaign has already commenced and all alternative media in accordance with the election laws and regulations would be used to topple the Rajapaksa regime.

The party recently wrote to the Election Commissioner asking him to take action against election violations committed by certain candidates of the ruling UPFA and the Opposition United National Party (UNP) in the Province on the day of nomination, August 6th disturbing the students and candidates sitting the GCE A/L examination that commenced on the 5th.

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