Anjana Umma to join JNP led by Weerawanse

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 18 June 2008, 19:08 GMT]
Anjana Umma, the latest dissident parliamentarian of the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) has expressed her desire Wednesday to join the Janatha Nidahas Peramuna (JNP), which is led by Wimal Weerawanse. Ms Anjana Umma, the sole Muslim parliamentarian of the JVP in the Sri Lanka parliament had announced Tuesday that she was going to function as an independent.

On Wednesday, she sent message to Wimal Weerawanse expressing her intention to join the JNP, informed sources said.

JNP has been formed by ten dissident parliamentarians of the JVP.

In the 2004 general election the JVP won 39 seats and become the third largest party in the parliament.

Meanwhile the police recovered two vehicles belonged to Anjana Umma from the JVP office located in Madiwela housing complex.

The vehicles have been registered in the name of Anjana Umma.

She made a complaint with the police unit in the parliamentary complex Tuesday for the recovery of the vehicles.


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