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Sajith easiest to defeat; we won’t even have to try – JO

Going on the offensive against UNF presidential candidate Sajith Premadasa, SLPP leaders launched a scathing attack on his character today.

UNP takes disciplinary action against Wijayadasa and Rathana Thero

The United National Party will take disciplinary action against former Minister Wijayadasa Rajapaksha and National List MP Athureliye Rathana Thero, the party announced today.

UNF allies running out of patience with UNP – Mano

The leader of the Democratic People’s Front (DPF) Mano Ganesan says the patience of the alliance partners of the United National Front (UNF) is wearing thin because the United National Party can’t make up its mind about its Presidential Candidate.

Sajith opens his campaign with a populist speech

The United National Party Deputy Leader Sajith Premadasa laid out a vision for the country centred on poverty alleviation and the development of an export-oriented economy powered by small and medium scale industry at a speech given at a party rally at the Wills Stadium in Badulla today 12 Aug.

SLPP swings into action as UNP cancels Alliance launch

As the Yahapalana government sputters to the end the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) election machinery swung smoothly into action on Sunday while the launch of the United National Party (UNP) led National Democratic Front (NDF) alliance which was to happen today 5 Aug was cancelled.

UNP in crisis as deep divisions emerge at Working Committee

Just weeks before the political campaign for the forthcoming Presidential Election begins in earnest the United National Party plunged deep into crisis today (Aug 1) as a raucous meeting of the Working Committee exposed the deep divisions within the Grand Old Party.

UNP silent on Gnanasara Thero’s pardon

It is mystifying that the United National Party is yet to articulate its position on the release of the Sinhala Right-Wing demagogue Galagodaththe Gnanasara Thero from jail, through a Presidential pardon.