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Sunday, 31 May 2015





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Voting rights for Lankans in South India?

Sri Lankan refugees in South India may be restored their franchise rights shortly for the first time enabling them to vote during elections in Sri Lanka, from their current place of residence. Elections Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya said if Parliament passes a Bill, removing the legal barriers, arrangements can be put in place to allow the refugees in Tamil Nadu to vote during local elections.

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No nominations for cross-overs

No politician who changes his party allegiance will be given nominations, according to an agreement reached between President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. This decision was arrived at to herald a new political culture in the country, it is reliably understood.

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Politics and parting of ways:

BBS not created to facilitate political aspirations - Ven. Kirama Wimalajothi Thera

In a dramatic move, Venerable Kirama Wimalajothi Thera, last week publicly announced his desire to relinquish the leadership of the controversial Bodu Bala Sena (BBS). Alleging his party had deviated from its original purpose, Wimalajothi thera said given the serious differences in opinioned approach, it was best to part ways.

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Politics and parting of ways:

We are entering politics to bring value - Ven. Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thera

The Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) is preparing to enter the political fray through the up coming General Elections. Itís General Secretary of the Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) Ven. Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thera blamed the current political mainstream parties for not protecting the identity of ethnic groups and said,

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