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President’s Dilemma About Dissolving Parliament – Jehan Perera

The demand for the dissolution of parliament is getting increasingly compelling. Civil society leaders, such as the Ven Maduluwave Sobitha, who led the movement...

20th Amendment: Small Parties Demand More Seats

The 20th Amendment to the Constitution to bring in much- awaited electoral reforms in Sri Lanka seems to be now in its final lap...

20th Amendment: Suggestions of the Muslim Civil Organisations

We representatives of the Muslim civil organizations, namely the All Ceylon Union of Muslim League Youth Fronts (ACUMLYF), National Shoora Council (NSC), the Muslim...

Electoral Reforms in Sri Lanka: 20A Deadlocked?

 President - PM entrusted to decide way forward; Committee report accepted, subject to alterations; The Cabinet last night decided to entrust President Maithripala Sirisena and...

20A – SLFP Finalises New Electoral System

Now it’s 260 members: 165 FPP, 66 PR, 29 National List - Independent delimitation commission to work out new polling divisions. The 20th Constitutional Amendment...

Electoral Reforms: Minor Parties to Put Forward Common Stand

Minor and minority parties are meeting in the evening today to formulate a common stand on the proposed electoral reforms and put forward their...

SLFP Agrees On New Electoral System

Cabinet Spokesperson Dr. Rajitha Senaratne told that the Sri Lanka Freedom Party agreed to a mixed electoral system where 165 Members of Parliament will...

Electoral Reforms Ready by Apr 22

The Cabinet on the proposed electoral reforms will be taken up for discussion by the Ministers at the meeting scheduled for April 22, the...

Video: Commission to Prepare Electoral Reforms: JVP

The Executive Council has decided to set up a commission to prepare a new electoral process to be implemented soon, a JVP council member...

Constitutional Reform Must Take Interests of Small Parties into Account

(Media Release/NPC) One of the main promises in the government’s election manifesto was to effect far reaching constitutional change to ensure good governance. The government...

Sri Lanka: Proposed Electoral Reforms

At talks last Monday, Sirisena took part in his capacity as leader of the SLFP. The UNP team was headed by Prime Minister Wickremesinghe...
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