The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) led by former President Mahinda Rajapaksa has been predicted to win the next parliamentary elections in Sri Lanka due in mid-2020, local media quoted a report as saying.
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“The party’s landslide victory in the February 2018 local elections was testament to its popularity, and indicates strong anti-incumbent sentiment. Tensions within the ruling coalition, and inefficient policymaking will make it difficult for either the UNP or the SLFP to regain public confidence,” the report said.