Tamil Diplomat

Election Results Show A Tight Race Between UNF and UPFA

The Sri Lankan General election results indicate that the United National Front (UNF) and the United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA) are tied neck to neck in the battle for power. With results showing that the UNF holding a small lead over UPFA at this point.

Nevertheless, in an interview to AFP, former president Mahinda Rajapaksa said today he was unlikely to lead Sri Lanka’s next government as initial results from the general election gave a slight edge to the coalition government.

However, with only one of 22 districts having declared, the shape of the next parliament remains unclear and Rajapaksa’s comments to AFP stopped short of an outright concession.

  Later, in a tweet, he wrote: Mahinda Rajapaksha hasn’t yet received official final results of the election to accept victory or concede defeat.

நான் தோல்வியை ஏற்றுக்கொள்ள இன்னும் முழு தேர்தல்  முடிவுகளும் வெளியாகவில்லை என்கிறார் மஹிந்த