‘SLFP’s victory, a foregone conclusion’

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Former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga yesterday said the SLFP’s victory at the forthcoming Local Government elections is a foregone conclusion.

“No one can divide the SLFP. The forthcoming Local Government elections will be held in a free and fair manner.” She said the dissidents of the SLFP, who are contesting the election under new Parties, cannot pose any challenge to the SLFP.

The former President was addressing the media after handing over the SLFP nomination list for Katunayake – Seeduwa Urban Council, Divulapitiya, Katana, Mirigama and Attanagalla Pradeshiya Sabha at the Gampaha District Secretariat, yesterday.

“This unity government has rendered an invaluable service to the people during the past two years. The people have placed an unwavering confidence in President Maithripala Sirisena,” she said.State Minister Sudarshanie Fernandopulle was also present.