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UPFA General Secretary says its members are 'hindering chances of SLPP gaining two-thirds majority'

The United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) General Secretary, Mahinda Amaraweera said that a few members of the UPFA are “preventing an opportunity for the party to gain a two-thirds majority in the general election”, during a public meeting held in Hambantota on Sunday.

Amaraweera said that voters are losing courage because of the comments made by some individuals. “Despite the President's advice not to cause conflict, they are acting without any regards to what he said”, he added.

He also stated that the President has instructed for legal action procedures to be taken against those involved in the incident involving the archaeological destruction of Kurunegala, following investigations. The UPFA is led by its senior partner, Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP), who are seeking to gain a two-thirds majority in the upcoming parliamentary election to give them the power to make constitutional changes.

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