Feb 25, 2010

Srilanka Parliament Polls begins

Srilanka parliament polls to be held on 8 April, 2010. So far many political parties have handed over their nominations for each district. However UNP and new JVP alliance (DNA) not yet finalise the nominations and will be expected to handle on the final day of handing over nominations.

JVP and other political parties except UNP who were supported General Sarath Fonseka in the last Presidential polls entered in to a new alliance under the leadership of General Sarath Fonseka. Sarath Fonseka will be contested on Colombo District in this polls.

Meanwhile UNP decided contest to the polls under their historical 'Elephant Symbol' and the leadership of Ranil Wickramasinghe. JVP and UNP discussions on contesting under one alliance have been failed and UNP not entered in to JVP alliance. Many UNP parliamentarians said that they should contest under UNP as UNP is the Srilanka's largest and oldest political party.

Although JVP and UNP contested separately their main intention have not changed and will enter in to a new alliance after the polls.

Meantime Government type says thay are in a stronger position after the winning of presidential polls by President Mahinda Rajapaksha. They also says that thay are expecting majority of seats of next parliament.

Feb 9, 2010

Sarath Fonseka Arrested

Srilankan war hero General Sarath Fonseka arrested by Srilankan Government on Monday Feb, 2010 at his media office in Colombo. Sarath Fonseka arrested by a group of military personals when he was having a discussion with several top political leaders, Somawansa Amarasinghe the leader of JVP, Sunil Handunneththi, Mano Ganeshan the leader of Western People’s Front and the Leader of SLMC Rauff Hakeem. They were just concluded a press confereence at Fonseka's media office in colombo

It is said that ARMY personals are forcefully entered in to the general's office and arrested him. Several other groups of ARMY encircled the General's office before the abduct of General Fonseka.

Sarath Fonsek'a Private secretary Dr. Senaka de Silva also arrested by CID on Tuesday.Sources says that Senaka de Silva was questioning at the moment by CID officers.

Media personal who were at the general's office while he was arresting not allowed to record the incidence. All media equipments seized by ARMY and handed over them after clearing the tapes and records of arrest.

Several organisations of srilanka highly condemned this arrest and violence against the parties who work for the country's democracy.

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