TNA and UNP to contest separately:
SLFP teams up with EPDP for Northern polls
The SLFP would contest the Northern Provincial
Council elections in coalition with the EPDP headed by parliamentarian
Douglas Devananda while the TNA would go it alone. SLFP sources citing
Economic Development Minister and the partyís national organiser Basil
Rajapaksa said that the party has already held talks with the EPDP and
the latterís chief representative Douglas Devananda would be the
coalitionís chief ministerial candidate.
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SLFP leader among masses, UNP leader waves from hotel
President and Ranil mark May Day in contrasting styles
Politicians of all political parties, both in the
Government and in Opposition, devoted their time entirely on
preparations for their May Day rallies. Their efforts during the last
few weeks reached its peak on Wednesday as the political parties made
every effort to show their strength through the number of supporters
they could attract.
Presidentís unshakeable policies helped the masses - Minister Premajayantha
Environment and Renewable Energy Minister Susil
Premajayantha has carved a niche in politics within a spell of nearly
two decades. He has traversed the slippery road of politics by sheer
grit and determination. He has held many Ministerial portfolios in
addition to being the UPFA General Secretary at present.