Tagged with JVP

Governors, PCs and JVP

Gubernatorial activism (Island Editorial’s original title) All the provincial councils, save two, are currently functioning under their Governors and apparently doing better without elected representatives. The Governors, appointed by the President, usually maintain a low profile, allowing the elected Chief Ministers to run the show so as to avoid personality clashes and unpleasant situations. Some … Continue reading

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Path to liberal democracy

Dr. Wickramabahu Karunaratne (Daily News) After 33 years JVP, today under the leadership of Anura Kumara, has emerged as a party defending democracy against fascistic forces. Breakaway Front line socialists appear to be following the DJV line of fascistic forces of Wijeweera. After 33 years, today we know how Vijaya was killed. No doubt Vijaya … Continue reading

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JVP deserves a chance

Daily FT The JVP is an untried horse with able leaders and it has immense potential to take the country in a new direction – Pic by Shehan Gunasekara However much and in whichever manner one shuffles the pack of cards in Sri Lankan politics, five jokers constantly appear right at the front: an incompetent … Continue reading

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WHO NEXT?

  The reason for the early hype among the political parties and the media on the Presidential election which is not at hand is very clear. It is the indecision by the main political parties on the candidates they are going to field that has created this early hullabaloo over the matter. Among the main … Continue reading

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