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Rajapaksa to contest polls under Sirisena coalition

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Published on July 09, 2015 with No Comments

Colombo: Mahinda Rajapaksa will contest parliamentary elections as a member of the ruling UPFA coalition of Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena whose poll victory had ended his own rule as president. The Sirisena and Rajapaksa factions have united to face arch rival United National Party (UNP), senior United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) leader Anura Yapa said.


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