Socialist Alliance (Sri Lanka)

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Socialist Alliance
Secretary-GeneralRaja Collure
Founded2006 (2006)
Preceded byUnited Socialist Alliance
National affiliationSri Lanka People's Freedom Alliance
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Election symbol
Clay lamp
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The Socialist Alliance is a political alliance and registered political party in Sri Lanka.[1] It was founded in 2006 five political parties: Communist Party of Sri Lanka, Democratic Left Front, Lanka Sama Samaja Party, National Liberation People's Party and Sri Lanka People's Party.[2][3][4] The Socialist Alliance is a member of the United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA).[5][6]


  1. ^ "List of recognized political parties" (PDF). Department of Elections, Sri Lanka. 6 July 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on 12 July 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Perera, Yohan (21 April 2006). "The rise and rise of another Alliance". The Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka).
  3. ^ Gnanadass, Wilson (13 August 2006). "UNP, SLFP must arrive at consensus". The Nation (Sri Lanka).
  4. ^ Satyapalan, Franklin R. (23 April 2006). "Dew: Socialist Alliance for struggle against neo-liberalism". The Island (Sri Lanka).
  5. ^ Kurugala, Priyanka (11 July 2015). "Socialist Alliance pledges to defeat UNP at General elections". Daily News (Sri Lanka).
  6. ^ "Socialist Alliance unhappy over nominees". Ceylon Today. 23 July 2012.