Canvassing in the midst of COVID-19 has created issues for individual candidates, said Shanthini Kongahage. You seem to suggest that some of our donors’ conditions are not transparent and our discriminatory. Party Chairman, former President Maithripala Sirisena, and General Secretary Dayasiri Jayasekara both contesting under the SLPP have complicated matters for SLFP candidates in the district. Yes, there is some tension between SLPP and SLFP candidates over preference votes. While there has been no violence, there are internal conflicts among some of the major parties over preference votes. If you wish to speak with Sri Lanka come in Peace and we shall talk.
The small and medium industries have been hit hard. The strict enforcement of election laws by the Election Commission (EC) was largely in force. Monaragala District NPP candidate Mr. R.M. That office did not have enough interest to forward the letters to them.
Upali Samaraweera – Badulla District UNP Candidate. We are indeed sorry if some members of our country had portrayed themselves to you, as imbeciles. The matter was later resolved, with supporters allowed into the rally grounds after taking off the contentious t-shirts which they had sported over their regular clothes. This is how, in our opinion, the US would militarily ‘Pivot-to-Asia’. W.A Sunil, a member of the SEP Political Committee and a candidate in the Colombo district, said that big business, with the Rajapakse government’s support, is carrying out massive job and wage cuts in order to impose the economic burden of pandemic crisis on all working people. He promised “disciplined and efficient” rule. The President said we now have âone country, one law,â but itâs clear we have two laws — one for the government and another for the opposition.
âA pradeshiya sabha member came and asked him to attend a funeral where final rites were about to be performed,â said an apologetic aide. As a first step, you have artificially made two Oceans one, by calling it the Indo-Pacific Ocean.
JHU spokesman Nishantha Sri Warnasinghe yesterday said that a comprehensive inquiry was needed to establish the truth. He explained that the reformists, pseudo-lefts and the trade union bureaucracies, which tail end one or another one of the bourgeois parties, block this path.
Here, too, the split in the UNP has convinced the SLPP it has an excellent chance of seizing a traditionally UNP-leaning district. This law came into effect from January 1, 2013. Attorney General Dappula de Livera, PC, has called for an immediate investigation into circumstances that led to the coronavirus eruption at the Brandix apparel manufacturing facility at Minuwangoda early this month. AG asks police to probe alleged negligence of Brandix, others. SLPP district leader and former MP Kanaka Herath, meanwhile, was confident the party will get even more votes than President Rajapaksa polled at the November election.
As the proportional representation (PR) system is, for a candidate, a battle with the enemy with a knife in front and your friend with a knife at the back, no one can take chances with the infamous âmanapeyâ (preferential vote). h�[O�:ǿ�A�'�_�U�[�:�hϲR�@�����������m�-}XA��gl��?�]+%VF��0 /M$�b�%��&�Ƙ&��(%�A,�'�I� �+���ÈS�k�ɧO����l�m �l�p6J���lX-Zh�LNm`r�!�M���R�˺��6�.O��$������п(�&O˰�$�����۰h�Q4;�����8�I��ʻ��CivR`�C�pV�5D�EW�yO1GzBB���C8��b^ΞN�YyS�����NLZ56\��}|��bx�E����4:�m���좪��,6]���5j!�v���B�q��!�����w].۪�~l�'���hƼ87V㩁G������\���P��}:̮�]ٴ���`Z݄�l��\������ltz^,�U���:�s77��1~�i1s�� Both Dr. Samaraweera and Head of the National COVID-19 Task Force Lt. Gen. Shavendra Silva have said the 39-year-old Brandix employee who was the first to be tested positive is not the patient zero as regards the garment cluster. “The military harassment and witch hunt against the SEP is because the ruling elite knows that it is the only party that opposes the continued military occupation of the North and East.
Instructions were issued yesterday (27) when the AG summoned DIG Ajith Rohana, a senior officer in charge of the police Legal Division. The final district election result is expected by 6.00pm on August 6. Pointing to dangers facing the working class and the SEP, Dias said: “The real meaning of the ‘efficiency’ intended by the Rajapakse regime was exposed when we posed some questions to the secretary of the Defence Ministry, retired major general Kamal Gunaratne, about the harassment of three SEP candidates contesting the election in the Jaffna district. The Nuwara Eliya-Maskeliya electorate, which has 330,761 eligible voters, is the largest electorate in the country. “We propose the building of action committees in all workplaces and agricultural areas, as well as in education and cultural sectors, to fight for the fundamental demands of the respective sectors in the struggle for a socialist program.”. A section of the UNP supporters disgusted by this split will stay away from the polls. Parliament Election 2020- Mahanuwara – Ududumbara.
Meanwhile, Muttiah Prabagaran, brother of retired cricketer Muttiah Muralitharan, is also conducting a strong campaign for the SLPP. They used the issue of the party symbol as an excuse to turn the clock back.
No, we do not have a common vision; your country is a Capitalist country where the engine of growth is the private sector. Restrictions on candidates maintaining their own election offices meant only the party office in any particular electorate is open. 7��]� I think the government will have difficulty mustering even the 113 seats required to form a government. President Gotabaya Rajapaksa campaigns around the country blatantly ignoring COVID-19 guidelines.
Around 100 people from Sri Lanka and internationally participated in the event. We trust that you and your entourage would subject yourself to the mandatory health checks, especially travelling from India which ranks number two, next to your country, in the number of COVID related deaths. People identify us as the UNP, except for a minute faction. All these election laws are being applied to us. Does it not make you laugh that the US offers a gift horse – as your acolytes would say- worth 480 Million USD when the US has a sovereign debt of 26 Trillion USD. Posted on May 21, 2020 by Centre for Monitoring Election Violence (CMEV) in Resources and tagged General Election 2020, Nomination List, Nomination List PGE2020. We are the real UNP. There is a close tussle between the SJB and the SLPP. 0 The electoral swing was definitely towards the âpohottuwaâ, Mr Rambukwella insisted.
Parliament Election 2020- Mahanuwara – Ududumbara. On 13th November 2015 members for the Independent Election Commission were appointed thus establishing the Election Commission with effect from November 2015 under the 19th Amendment to the Constitution. Speaking to us at his office in Badulla town, he insisted their decision to throw their weight behind Mr Premadasa and the SJB would not erode their vote base (which was essentially UNP) as the voters followed the politician and their policies rather than those of a particular party. Senior party supporters are so disgusted that they may not vote. An overwhelming number of local councilors have deserted the UNP for the SJB. In Welimada, former Minister Ravindra Samaraweera was to meet us at 1 pm but left in a hurry when his supporters asked him to drop in at a funeral house before the body was lifted. We are distributing one leaflet for all our candidates.
Parts of the district face severe water shortage in the dry season, allegedly due to the high number of mini hydropower plants there. We must express our dismay and protest that the forerunners to your visit have dampened the spirit and purpose of your visit by flagrantly violating the basic health guidelines, required to be followed by all entering our country, to bring under control the pandemic which has caused thus far the deaths of 218000 people in your country. The Socialist Equality Party (SEP) and the International Youth and Students for Social Equality (IYSSE) held the party’s first election rally for the 2020 general Sri Lankan elections streamed on its Facebook page on June 28. Click the District to download its Nomination List Western Province: Colombo | Gampaha | Kalutara Central Province: Kandy | Matale | Nuwara-Eliya Uva Province: Badulla | Monaragala Southern Province: Galle… SLPP activists felt differently. Dissanayake – 66,045 M. Rameshwaran – 57,167 In Ratnapura, we observed a group of SLPP activists doing house-to-house canvassing for Health Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi. They were mostly ignored when President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and SJB leader Sajith Premadasa attended campaign rallies here during the past two weeks. Mr. Roshan Gunawaradana, team leader of the SLFP in the Nuwara-Eliya District alleged that Kotmale Oolice are supporting the campaign activities of SLPP candidate S.B.Dissanayaka. Was this out of a fear of COVID-19?
âWe find it hard to believe the figures on COVID-19 infections given out by the Government,â one SJB activist in Badulla told us. 1.09 billion, Initiative to support startups in Sri Lanka, Dialog Axiata’s Genie partners with WEBXPAY, ‘Sri Lanka@100’ conducts first capacity-building seminar in Kegalle, Parliament Election 2020- Mahanuwara – Ududumbara, Parliament Election 2020 – mahanuwara – Pathadumbara, Your email address will not be published. Sporadic struggles have erupted,” he said, noting that workers at one estate in Maskeliya are fighting to form an action committee to defend their wages and conditions. Gone are sprawling rallies with party [...]. It believes it can win even more seats here than it did at the last election. âWe have seen such splits in the UNP before,â Mr Dambawinna said, adding that they have made much progress winning disgruntled elements back to the party since nominations are handed over. It is being held amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, one that has already seen the poll postponed twice and necessitated unprecedented changes to the way elections are held here. He was escorted to a private area — the reception hall — but the others thronged the dining area. But when you know they are ignored by the public, why should we bother about them?â. The other section, we believe, will vote for our compass symbol. We are all UNPes in the end.
Campaigning is proceeding at a feverish pace in the Nuwara Eliya district, where 275 candidates from 12 political parties and 13 independent groups are in the fray. Itâs extremely difficult for students here to become a doctor or engineer since schools donât have facilities to teach these subjects. Parliamentary General Election 2020. The Centre for Environmental Justice (CEJ) yesterday urged the public to be vigilant about the lead content in consumer items.