UNP wants elections says Ranil Video

He said the opposition wanted the government to send out the invitations the day nominations for the polls were called for.Elections for the Northern Provincial Council will take place on September 21. (Colombo Gazette) The leader of the opposition United National Party (UNP), Ranil Wickremesinghe, speaking to reporters in Chennai today, said that his party wants national elections next year.He said that the UNP is disturbed by some of the incidents which took place in the country recently which affected not only the Tamils and Muslims but the Sinhalese as well. Wickremesinghe said that the UNP and opposition parties are looking forward to the elections in the North in September. However he said they are disappointed that foreign election observers were not invited at the very beginning to monitor the polls. Attacks on Indian fishermen disturbs Sri Lanka’s opposition leader299 views00:00 / 00:00- 00:00:0000:00Share VideoCopiedAttacks on Indian fishermen disturbs Sri Lanka’s opposition leader299 viewsNewsChennai, Aug 18 (ANI): Leader of the opposition in the Sri Lankan parliament, Ranil Wickremesinghe said on Sunday that he was disturbed by the attacks on Indian fishermen by the island nation___s naval forces. According to an Indian fishermen association, as many as 3,000 fishermen, who gave up their work fearing attack by Sri Lankan Navy in Rameswaram, have moved to neighbouring Kerala and Karnataka states to earn their livelihood.Ventuno Web Player 4.51

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