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Changes in UNP coming soon

The United National Party (UNP) is to undergo changes with party leader Ranil Wickremesinghe expected to make an announcement on changes soon.

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SLFP group threatens to quit Govt Ask for Ranil’s removal

If President Maithripala Sirisena fails to remove Ranil Wickremesinghe as the Prime Minister and chart a new political journey under a new Prime Minister, a group of Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) Ministers and Parliamentarians in the current regime, are planning to ditch the President and sit in the Opposition in the House shortly, informed sources said.

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Drastic drop in MR’s vote, from 2015 – Mangala

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa who commanded 5.77 million votes (47.6%) at the 2015 Presidential polls was barely able to muster 4.95 million votes (44.7%) at the recently concluded Local Government Elections, Finance and Mass Media Minister Mangala Samaraweera said. Issuing a press statement on the outcome of the LG elections, Minister Samaraweera yesterday noted that a resounding majority of citizens numbering 6.1 million (55.3%), marched to the polls last Saturday and voted against a return to Rajapaksa rule.

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