Six Independent groups in the fray for Uva PC polls
Six Independent groups have made security deposits to
contest the forthcoming Uva Provincial Council elections, Additional
Elections Commissioner R.M.A.L. Ratnayake said. While one Independent
group has made the deposit for the Badulla district, five Independent
groups made deposits for the Moneragala district.
Uva PC polls - turning point for UNP:
Ranil goes back for A/L tuition
Opposition leader Ranil Wickremesinghe has tried
almost everything under the sun to become the country’s Head of State.
Despite serving as the county’s Prime Minister on two occasions, it
seems that advancing beyond that is a distant dream for Ranil.
No communal or religious dispute in Sri Lanka - Minister A.H.M.Fowzie
As far as the minorities are concerned, I think the
Executive Presidency is important. It should not be abolished and we
must continue with this system whereby the President will be in a
position to carry out good initiatives and look after the interest of
the minorities. If the Executive Presidency is abolished, it is not
going to help the country in any way,
UNP sure of victory at a National Election - Western Provincial Councillor Niroshan Padukka
The United National Party founded by its leader D.S.
Senanayake way back in 1946, had been a formidable political force since
its inception till about the beginning of the new century. However, it
experienced ups and downs in between but never remained in the
Opposition for more than one parliamentary term prior to 1994.