Crossovers loom prior to polls

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By 2017-12-16

By W.K. Prasad Manju

Several high profile crossovers could take place within the local political circles prior to the 2018 Local Government polls, informed sources said.

A senior Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) Member told Ceylon Today, that a few Parliamentarians from the Joint Opposition (JO) were planning to join the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) in the run up to the upcoming poll.
Also, during the most recently held Executive Committee meeting of the United National Party (UNP), the possibility of another leading...... figure of the JO joining its rank closer to next year's poll had been discussed.

Furthermore, former President Mahinda Rajapaksa stated recently that a few powerful MPs from the Government were also planning to join the JO-led Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) during the coming weeks.

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