Leader of the JVP Anura Dissanayaka has stated that JVP would enter the 2020 general election arena as a very strong force that could develop the country.
He made this observation addressing a meeting held at Ranna as part of the Hambanthota District programme of “District Exercise to build People’s Power” that was being held under a programme of four days.
Political Bureau Members K.D. Lal Kantha, Sunil Handunneththi, Member of the North Central Provincial Council Wasantha Samarasinghe and Hambanthota District JVP Parliamentarian Nihal Galappaththi and others participated.
During his address, Anura Dissanayaka said: "The local government elections will be held before 2nd December. People strongly believed thieves, fraudsters and the corrupt would be punished and such vices would be stopped. However, within one week of the formation of the new government on 8th January, 2015 Basil leaves the country. The rulers from ’85 have increased the debt of the country to 1050000 million. What has been done with the money obtained as loans? The Hambanthota Harbour, the Mattala Airport, Norochchollai power station and the Southern Highway has cost only 400 million. What have they done with money obtained as loans? Earlier, we had a debt of US$1380 million and a harbour. Now we have a debt of US$1380 million and a sum of US$1120. What do they do with the money?"