People's Alliance (Sri Lanka)
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|පොදු ජන එක්සත් පෙරමුණ
பொது ஜன முன்னணி
|Secretary||D. M. Jayaratne|
|Merged into||United People's Freedom Alliance|
|Succeeded by||United People's Freedom Alliance|
|Headquarters||301, 3rd Floor, T. B. Jaya Mawatha, Colombo 10|
|Politics of Sri Lanka
The People's Alliance (PA) was a front of political parties in Sri Lanka, formed in 1994.
It comprises the following parties:
- Sri Lanka Freedom Party
- Lanka Sama Samaja Party
- Communist Party of Sri Lanka
- Sri Lanka Mahajana Party
- Bahujana Nidahas Peramuna
- Desha Vimukthi Janatha Party
- Democratic United National Front
The PA was successful in the general elections held in 1994 and 2000, as well as the presidential elections of 1994 and 1999. However, it was defeated in the general election in 2001. After the creation of United People's Freedom Alliance in 2004, PA Merged into UPFA. CPSL and LSSP has threatened to revive PA as a separate front, not that has not occurred so far.
The General Secretary of the PA was D. M. Jayaratne.
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