Sri Lanka major opposition to form a people’s movement against government

Jan 02, Colombo: Sri Lanka’s major opposition United National Party (UNP) has decided to launch a broader people’s movement against the government.

The campaign is named as the ‘People’s Movement Against Illegality’. The UNP expects to launch the programme within the next three weeks, a party spokesman said.

UNP has decided to hold protest demonstrations and rallies island wide organized by the new movement.

The party would also seek the support of the other parties, groups and individuals as well for the movement, the party spokesman said.

A special awareness programme on the new programme will be held on January 9, 10 and 11 in Colombo to enlighten the UNP MPs, Provincial Councilors and the Local Government members.

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