Former Minister Basil Rajapakse and former Northern Province Governor, G.A.Chandrasiri are visiting Jaffna next week. It is reported that they are visiting Jaffna to make arrangements for making the Pothujana People Front which has been started by Mahindha Faction to take a foothold in Jaffna.
Basil Rajapakse who had operated as the adviser and Minister of Mahindha Rajapakse regime, acted in charge of all activities of the North. He handled all project under the name Vadakkin Vasantham.
Major General G.A. Chandrasiri who was the Governor of the Northern Province, teamed with Basil Rajapakse, in keeping the Northern people and state administrative mechanism in the tight hold of Military rule.
Removed from the Northern arena following the regime change, these two are vying again to the North together.
The duo will come to Jaffna on 21st and stay for three days. They have planned to invite and meet those people who had been close to them and cooperated with them in the past.
Former supporter of EPDP, Thambithurai Rajiv has been appointed as the Jaffna organizer of the Pothujana People Front. Along with him 40 people are given important positions of PPF in Jaffna.
The Basi – Chandrasiri team has started their activities in the North, targeting Local Government Elections this year and the Provincial Council Elections Next year, it is said