SLPP says no rift with SLFP, will contest together

The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) will contest the Parliamentary elections with the Sri Lanka Freedom Alliance (SLFP) in a broad alliance, SLPP member Rohitha Abeygunawardena said.

He told reporters today that talks on the broad alliance are underway and is likely to conclude this week.

Rohitha Abeygunawardena said that the SLPP and SLFP will not be contesting against each other at the election.

Several SLFP members joined the SLPP yesterday and obtained party membership.

Abeygunawardena said that both the SLFP and the SLPP stand for the same policies. (Colombo Gazette)


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