JVP holds meeting to publish 'National Program'

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 22 October 2003, 15:07 GMT]
The Marxist and Sinhala Nationalist Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) today held a public council meeting and produced what it called a ‘National Program’ for building up the country at the open theater inside the Viharamahadevi Park in downtown Colombo.

The JVP’s secretary, Mr. Tilvin Silva, and the party’s parliamentarians, Buddhist monks and thousands of party cadre participated in the meeting to produce the National Program.

JVP in Colombo
Mr. Tilvin Silva speaking


Mr. Silva, addressing the public council meeting, said, “Today our party submits to the nation this national program to build up the country and safeguard the country against the policy of United National Front (UNF) government, which would divide the country. At this time, we have not given priority to the socialist struggle, because before the socialist struggle we want to keep the country undivided."

“The JVP first decided to produce the National Program jointly with the Sri Lanka Fredom Party (SLFP) and then together form an alliance. But after the collapse of the alliance discussions with SLFP, we decided to submit our national program to the people,” said Mr. Silva.

The JVP sold its national program as a book priced at Rs.50 at the entrance of the open theater at the Viharamahadevi Park.


JVP in Colombo
Buddhist monks, JVP cadre and supporters in the public council meeting.


Related Articles:
01.10.03   JVP awaits invitation to resume talks with SLFP
30.09.03   Building up the case for war
27.09.03   JVP, SLFP foot march begins from Kandy
21.09.03   Amity to acrimony
11.09.03   'NE conflict cannot be solved through talks' -Sihala Urumaya
06.09.03   SLFP-JVP talks fail
24.08.03   JVP anti-peace Foot March from Galle to Colombo
25.06.03   JVP presses with campaign against peace talks
08.05.03   PA-JVP in final round of talks on agreement

 

Latest 15 Reports
19.07.18 23:22   Photo
Skulls with bullet-like holes excavated in Mannaar mass grave, women and children among victims
18.07.18 19:21   Photo
Uprooted Mu'l'lik-ku'lam Tamils adopt Ira'nai-theevu approach, enter their lands seized by SL Navy
17.07.18 21:29   Photo
Colombo steps up shadow war against NPC Chief Minister Wigneswaran
16.07.18 22:48   Photo
SL Forest Department seizes agricultural lands of Eezham Tamils in Paduvaan-karai
15.07.18 19:14   Photo
Families of enforced disappeared vehemently oppose OMP sittings in North
14.07.18 19:35  
SL High Court in Vavuniyaa tricked again into postponing hearings on TPP case
13.07.18 23:20   Photo
NPC CM declines participation in Colombo's unilateral task force for so-called Development
12.07.18 12:22   Photo
Genocidal Sri Lanka seizes ancient coastal hamlet of Tamil-speaking aborigines in Trincomalee
11.07.18 18:20  
Collaborationist sections of TNA lose significance, Wigneswaran holds key to unified Tamil polity
10.07.18 21:53  
SL Military Intelligence recommences recruitment of notorious ex-paramilitary operatives
09.07.18 22:30   Photo
Antiquities Ordinance used to justify Sinhalicisation of 48 locations in Mullaiththeevu
08.07.18 19:06   Photo
TNPF protests against Colombo's move to militarise Jaffna Fort
07.07.18 19:56   Photo
SL Police in Champoor blocks remembrance of Tamils massacred by SL military
06.07.18 23:17  
Jaffna University silent to Colombo's pressure, motives behind Fort excavation questioned
05.07.18 23:49  
Tamils need native movements to confront Colombo-centric environmental exploitations
 
Find this article at:
http://www.tamilnet.com/art.html?catid=13&artid=10199