Tamil Diplomat

Dinesh, Vasu, Wimal, Udaya seek recognition of their parties

Mahajana Eksath Peramuna, Democratic Left Front, National Freedom Front and Pivithuru Hela Uramaya have urged Speaker Karu Jayasuriya to recognize them as four separate political parties in Parliament.

They pleaded that in the last Parliament, they were recognized as separate political parties. The request was made by MEP Leader Dinesh Gunawardena, DLF Leader Vasudeva Nanayakara, NFF Leader Wimal Weerawanse and PHU Leader Udaya Gamannpila when they met the Speaker yesterday.

At present, Speaker has recognized UNP, UPFA, ITAK, JVP, EPDP and SLMC as separate political parties in Parliament