United National Front for Good Governance

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United National Front for Good Governance
එක්සත් යහපාලන ජාතික පෙරමුණ
நல்லாட்சிக்கான ஐக்கிய தேசிய முன்னணி
Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe
Founded 05 July 2015
Preceded by Sinhala Heritage Party, Jathika Hela Urumaya
Headquarters 120A, Stafford Road, Colombo 06, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Ideology Conservatism
Economic Liberalism
Nationalism
Parliament of Sri Lanka
106 / 225
Election symbol
Diamond

The United National Front for Good Governance (Sinhalese: එක්සත් යහපාලන ජාතික පෙරමුණ Eksath Yahapalana Jathika Peramuna; Tamil: நல்லாட்சிக்கான ஐக்கிய தேசிய முன்னணி) is a political alliance in Sri Lanka which is led by Professionals and activists. The front contested the 2015 Sri Lankan elections under United National Party symbol and name and was elected the 1st party to form a government.

Sri Lankan parliamentary election, 2015[edit]

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe led the front to victory with 106 seats in the parliament. Later 42 members of the opposition join the government giving them a 2/3 majority.

Alliance members[edit]

(* were members of the original United National Front)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Edirisinghe, Dasun (21 January 2016), "DNM demands vacant UNP seat", The Island (Sri Lanka), retrieved 16 March 2016 
  2. ^ Gooneratne, Lankesh (2 February 2016), "Ekanayake scotches rumours", Ceylon Today, retrieved 16 March 2016 [permanent dead link]