Sri Lanka: Former President Calls For Fresh Polls As Economic Crisis Deepens
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Sri Lanka: Former President Calls For Fresh Polls As Economic Crisis Deepens

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May 2, 2022

Addressing a May Day rally organised by his party in Polonnaruwa, former Sri Lanka President and the chairman of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) Maithripala Sirisena on Sunday called for fresh elections in the country.


New Delhi, 02 May 2022

As per news report of NDTV, Saying that politicians should take the side of the people at a time when the country is facing a great tragedy, Sirisena said that he took to the streets on International Labor Day for this purpose, Colombo Page reported. "I also too took to the streets as this government doesn't leave even when people from the country's richest to the innocent suffering farmers and public servants took to the streets demanding the government to go home. I want to form a new government in the country. We will do it," Sirisena was quoted as saying by Colombo Page. The former president added that he could not stay at home when the people were in a state of distress with thousands of problems in the country.

Source -NDTV

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