102 relations: A. R. M. Abdul Cader, A. S. P. Liyanage, Abdul Cader Shahul Hameed, All Ceylon Tamil Congress, Anuradha Jayaratne, Anuruddha Ratwatte, Central Province, Sri Lanka, Ceylon Democratic Unity Alliance, Ceylon Workers' Congress, Chandrika Kumaratunga, Colvin R. de Silva, Communist Party of Sri Lanka, Constitution of Sri Lanka, D. B. S. Jeyaraj, D. M. Jayaratne, Democratic National Alliance (Sri Lanka), Democratic Party (Sri Lanka), Democratic People's Front, Democratic United National Front, Dilum Amunugama, Dimuthu Bandara Abayakoon, Dingiri Banda Wijetunga, Districts of Sri Lanka, Electoral districts of Sri Lanka, Electoral system, Faiszer Musthapha, Gamini Dissanayake, Harischandra Wijayatunga, Independent politician, J. R. Jayewardene, Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna, Jathika Hela Urumaya, Kandy District, Keheliya Rambukwella, Kumar Ponnambalam, Lakshman Kiriella, Lanka Sama Samaja Party, Left Liberation Front, Liberal Party of Sri Lanka, Lohan Ratwatte, Lucky Jayawardena, M. H. A. Haleem, M. K. Shivajilingam, Mahajana Eksath Peramuna, Mahinda Rajapaksa, Mahindananda Aluthgamage, Maithripala Sirisena, Mayantha Dissanayake, Mohamed Musthaffa, National Unity Alliance, ..., Nava Sama Samaja Party, New Democratic Front (Sri Lanka), New Sinhala Heritage, Parliament of Sri Lanka, People's Alliance (Sri Lanka), Provinces of Sri Lanka, Rajiva Wijesinha, Ranasinghe Premadasa, Ranil Wickremesinghe, Rauff Hakeem, Rohana Wijeweera, S. B. Dissanayake, Sarath Amunugama (politician), Sarath Ekanayake, Sarath Fonseka, Sinhalaye Mahasammatha Bhoomiputra Pakshaya, Sirimavo Bandaranaike, Siritunga Jayasuriya, Socialist Equality Party (Sri Lanka), Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka Freedom Party, Sri Lanka Labour Party, Sri Lanka Mahajana Pakshaya, Sri Lanka Muslim Congress, Sri Lankan parliamentary election, 1989, Sri Lankan parliamentary election, 1994, Sri Lankan parliamentary election, 2000, Sri Lankan parliamentary election, 2001, Sri Lankan parliamentary election, 2004, Sri Lankan parliamentary election, 2010, Sri Lankan presidential election, 1982, Sri Lankan presidential election, 1988, Sri Lankan presidential election, 1994, Sri Lankan presidential election, 1999, Sri Lankan presidential election, 2005, Sri Lankan presidential election, 2010, Sri Lankan presidential election, 2015, Sri Lankan provincial council elections, 1999, Sri Lankan provincial council elections, 2004, Sri Lankan provincial council elections, 2008–09, Sri Lankan provincial council elections, 2013, The Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka), Tissa Attanayake, Udawatte Nanda Thero, United National Front (Sri Lanka), United National Party, United People's Freedom Alliance, United Socialist Party (Sri Lanka), Up-Country People's Front, Victor Hettigoda, Vikramabahu Karunaratne, Y. M. Nawaratna Banda. Expand index (52 more) » « Shrink index
Abdul Rahim Mohideen Abdul Cader (30 October 1936 – 3 October 2015) was a Sri Lankan politician and businessman.
Panagoda Don Prince Solomon Anura Liyanage (A.S.P. Liyanage) is a Sri Lankan businessman, television and film producer, and diplomat.
Abdul Cader Shahul Hameed (10 April 1927 – 3 September 1999) was a Sri Lankan diplomat and prominent political figure.
All Ceylon Tamil Congress (அகில இலங்கைத் தமிழ்க் காங்கிரஸ்), is the oldest Tamil political party in Sri Lanka.
Dissanayake Mudiyanse Anuradha Lanka Pradeep Jayaratne (born 22 December 1985) is a Sri Lankan politician.
General Anuruddha Leuke Ratwatte (14 July 1938 – 24 November 2011), frequently referred to as Anuruddha Ratwatte, was a Sri Lankan soldier and politician.
The Central Province (මධ්යම පළාත Madhyama Palata, மத்திய மாகாணம் Madhiya Maakaanam) is one of the nine provinces of Sri Lanka, the first level administrative division of the country.
Ceylon Democratic Unity Alliance is a political party based amongst plantation Tamils in Sri Lanka.
The Ceylon Workers' Congress (CWC) (translit; ලංකා කම්කරු කොංග්රසය Lanka Kamkaru Kongrasaya) is a political party in Sri Lanka that has traditionally represented Tamils working in the plantation sector of the economy (Sri Lankan Tamils of Indian Origin).
Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga (චන්ද්රිකා බණ්ඩාරනායක කුමාරතුංග,சந்திரிகா பண்டாரநாயக்க குமாரதுங்க; born 29 June 1945) is a Sri Lankan politician who served as the fifth President of Sri Lanka, from 12 November 1994 to 19 November 2005.
Colvin Reginald de Silva (1907–1989) (known as Colvin R. de Silva) was a former Cabinet Minister of Plantation Industries and Constitutional Affairs, prominent member of parliament, Trotskyist leader and lawyer in Sri Lanka.
The Communist Party of Sri Lanka (Sri Lankavay Komiyunist Pakshaya இலங்கை கம்யூனிஸ்ட் கட்சி) is a communist party in Sri Lanka.
The Constitution of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka (Śrī Laṃkā āndukrama vyavasthāva, Ilaṅkai araciyalamaippiṉ) has been the constitution of the island nation of Sri Lanka since its original promulgation by the National State Assembly on 7 September 1978.
David Buell Sabapathy Jeyaraj (born May 21, 1954; commonly known as D. B. S. Jeyaraj) is a Tamil Canadian freelance journalist of Sri Lankan origin.
Disanayaka Mudiyanselage Jayaratne (දිසානායක මුදියන්සේලාගේ ජයරත්න,திசாநாயக்க முதியன்சேலாகே ஜயரத்ன; born 4 June 1931) known as D. M. "Di Mu" Jayaratne is a veteran Sri Lankan politician who was Prime Minister of Sri Lanka from 2010 to 2015.
The Democratic National Alliance was a political alliance in Sri Lanka, formed by retired General Sarath Fonseka and his allies to contest in the 2010 general elections.
Democratic Party is a political party in Sri Lanka led by former army chief Sarath Fonseka.
The Western People's Front, currently named the Democratic People's Front (translit; ප්රජාතන්ත්රවාදී ජනතා පෙරමුණේ Prajathanthravadi Janatha Peramunay), is a political party in Sri Lanka active in the Western Province.
The Democratic United National Front (ප්රජාතන්ත්රවාදී එක්සත් ජාතික පෙරමුණ, pronounced Prajathanthrvadi Eksath Jathika Peramuna, ஜனநாயக ஐக்கிய தேசிய முன்னணி) is a political party in Sri Lanka.
Dilum Amunugama is a Sri Lankan politician, a member of the Parliament of Sri Lanka.
Dimuthu Bandara Abayakoon (born September 6, 1971) is a Sri Lankan politician, belonging to the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna.
Sri Lankabhimanya Dingiri Banda Wijetunga (ඩිංගිරි බණ්ඩා විජේතුංග,டிங்கிரி பண்ட விஜேதுங்க; 15 February 1916 – 21 September 2008) was the fourth President of Sri Lanka from 1 May 1993 to 12 November 1994, Prime Minister of Sri Lanka from 3 March 1989 to 7 May 1993 and the Governor of North Western province, Sri Lanka from 1988 to 1989.
In Sri Lanka, districts (Distrikka, மாவட்டம்) are the second-level administrative divisions, and are included in a province.
The 1978 Constitution of Sri Lanka provides for the election of members of Parliament from 22 multi-member electoral districts through the proportional representation electoral system.
An electoral system is a set of rules that determines how elections and referendums are conducted and how their results are determined.
Mohamed Faiszer Musthapha, PC, MP is a Sri Lankan Attorney-at-Law and a politician.
Dissanayake Mudiyanse Ralahamilage Lionel Gamini Dissanayake (known as Gamini Dissanayake; ලයනල් ගාමිණි දිසානායක,காமினி திஸாநாயக்க; 20 March 1942 – 24 October 1994) was a prominent Sri Lankan politician, a powerful minister of the United National Party, and Leader of the Opposition.
Wijayatunga Mudalige Harischandra Wijayatunga (විජයතුංග මුදලිගේ හරිශ්චන්ද්ර විජයතුංග; born 25 October 1931) is a Sri Lankan author, translator, lexicographer, teacher, lawyer and politician.
An independent or nonpartisan politician is an individual politician not affiliated with any political party.
Junius Richard Jayewardene (ජුනියස් රිචඩ් ජයවර්ධන,ஜூனியஸ் ரிச்சட் ஜயவர்தனா; 17 September 1906 – 1 November 1996), commonly abbreviated in Sri Lanka as J. R., was the leader of Sri Lanka from 1977 to 1989, serving as Prime Minister from 1977 to 1978 and as the second President of Sri Lanka from 1978 till 1989.
The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (People's Liberation Front), often abbreviated as JVP (ජනතා විමුක්ති පෙරමුණ; மக்கள் விடுதலை முன்னணி) is a communist and Marxist–Leninist party and political movement in Sri Lanka.
The Jathika Hela Urumaya (ජාතික හෙළ උරුමය, ஜாதிக ஹெல உறுமய, often approximated in English as National Heritage Party) is a right-wing nationalist political party in Sri Lanka.
Kandy District (මහනුවර දිස්ත්රික්කය, கண்டி மாவட்டம்) is a district of the Central Province of Sri Lanka.
Keheliya Rambukwella (born) is a Sri Lankan politician and a member of the Parliament of Sri Lanka.
Gaasinather Gangaser Ponnambalam (காசிநாதர் காங்கேசர் பொன்னம்பலம்: 12 August 1938 – 5 January 2000; known as Kumar Ponnambalam) was a Sri Lankan Tamil lawyer and politician.
Lakshman Bandara Kiriella, MP is a Sri Lankan politician and lawyer.
The Lanka Sama Samaja Party (literally Lanka Equal Society Party, in Sinhala: ලංකා සම සමාජ පක්ෂය, in Tamil: லங்கா சமசமாஜக் கட்சி) is a Trotskyist political party in Sri Lanka.
The Left Liberation Front is a left wing electoral coalition in Sri Lanka.
The Liberal Party of Sri Lanka (ලිබරල් පක්ෂය Libaral Pakshaya; translit) began as a think-tank called the Council for Liberal Democracy, founded in 1981 by the late Chanaka Amaratunga, a longstanding member of the United National Party which was then in government.
Lohan Evindra Ratwatte (born 22 June 1968) (known as Lohan Ratwatte) MP is a Member of Parliament representing the Kandy District in Sri Lanka.
Herath Mudiyanselage Lucky Dissanayake Jayawardhana is a Sri Lankan politician who is a member of parliament United National Party for Kandy District and also a government minister.
Mohamed Hashim Abdul Haleem is a Sri Lankan politician and a member of the Parliament of Sri Lanka and current Minister of Muslim Religious Affairs and Posts.
Mahalingam Kanagalingam Shivajilingam (மகாலிங்கம் கனகலிங்கம் சிவாஜிலிங்கம்) is a Sri Lankan Tamil politician, provincial councillor and former Member of Parliament.
The Mahajana Eksath Peramuna (People's United Front) is a left-wing political party in Sri Lanka.
Percy Mahendra Rajapaksa, MP (පර්සි මහේන්ද්ර රාජපක්ෂ; born 18 November 1945), more commonly known as Mahinda Rajapaksa (මහින්ද රාජපක්ෂ, மஹிந்த ராஜபக்ஷ) is a Sri Lankan politician who served as the sixth President of Sri Lanka from 19 November 2005 to 9 January 2015.
Mahindananda Aluthgamage (Sinhala:මහින්දානන්ද අලුත්ගමගේ), MP is the former Sri Lankan Sports minister.
Pallewatte Gamaralalage Maithripala Yapa Sirisena (මෛත්රීපාල සිරිසේන; மைத்திரிபால சிறிசேன; born 3 September 1951) is a Sri Lankan politician and the 7th and current President of Sri Lanka, in office since January 2015.
Mayantha Yaswanth Dissanayake (known as Mayantha Dissanayake) (born 11 January 1974) He is Member of Parliament from Kandy District having been elected in 2015 with a vote of 111,190.
Meera Mohideen Mohamed Musthaffa is a Sri Lankan politician, a former member of the Parliament of Sri Lanka and a former government minister.
The National Unity Alliance (தேசிய ஐக்கியக் கூட்டமைப்பு) was a political alliance in Sri Lanka.
The Nava Sama Samaja Pakshaya (New Equal Society Party) is a Trotskyist political party in Sri Lanka.
The New Democratic Front (NDF) is a political party in Sri Lanka.
New Sinhala Heritage (Nava Sihala Urumaya) is a Sri Lankan political party founded in 2006 by former United National Party member Sarath Manamendra.
The Parliament of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka (Sinhala: ශ්රී ලංකා පාර්ලිමේන්තුව Shri Lanka Parlimenthuwa, Tamil: இலங்கை நாடாளுமன்றம்) is the supreme legislative body of Sri Lanka.
The People's Alliance (PA) was a front of political parties in Sri Lanka, formed in 1994.
In Sri Lanka, provinces (translit; translit) are the first level administrative division.
Rajiva Wijesinha, MA, DPhil (Sinhala: රජීව විජේසිංහ) (born 16 May 1954) is a Sri Lankan writer in English, distinguished for his political analysis as well as creative and critical work.
Sri Lankabhimanya Ranasinghe Premadasa (රණසිංහ ප්රේමදාස,ரணசிங்க பிரேமதாசா; 23 June 1924 – 1 May 1993) was the third President of Sri Lanka from 2 January 1989 to 1 May 1993.
Ranil Wickremesinghe, MP (රනිල් වික්රමසිංහ, ரணில் விக்ரமசிங்க; born 24 March 1949) is a Sri Lankan politician who has served as the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka since 9 January 2015.As Leader of the United National Party since 1994 and the Member of Parliament for Colombo District since 1977.
Abdul Rauff Hibbathul Hakeem (born 13 April 1960) is a Sri Lankan politician, Member of Parliament and cabinet minister.
Patabendi Don Nandasiri Wijeweera (පටබැඳි දොන් නන්දසිරි විජෙවීර; 14 July 1943 – 13 November 1989) known as Rohana Wijeweera, was a Sri Lankan Marxist politician, rebel and the founding leader of the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna.
Dissanayake Mudiyanselage Sumanaweera Banda Dissanayake, MP (born 18 September 1951) (known as S. B. Dissanayake) is a Sri Lankan politician.
Sarath Leelananda Bandara Amunugama (Sinhala:සරත් ලීලානන්ද බණඩාර අමුනුගම), MP, SLAS (born July 10, 1939) is a Sri Lankan politician and civil servant.
Sarath Ekanayake is the 7th and current Chief Minister of the Central Province of Sri Lanka.
Field Marshal Gardihewa Sarath Chandralal Fonseka, RWP, RSP, VSV, USP, MP, rcds, psc (ගර්දිහේවා සරත් චන්ද්රලාල් ෆොන්සේකා, சரத் பொன்சேகா; born 18 December 1950), commonly known as Sarath Fonseka, is a Sri Lankan politician and senior military officer, being the first Sri Lankan Army officer to be promoted to the rank of Field Marshal.
Sinhalaye Mahasammatha Bhoomiputhra Pakshaya (The Great Consensus Party of the Sons of the Soil of Sinhala) is a minor Sinhala Buddhist political party in Sri Lanka, led by Dr.
Sirima Ratwatte Dias Bandaranaike (සිරිමා රත්වත්තේ ඩයස් බණ්ඩාරනායක, சிறிமா ரத்வத்தே டயஸ் பண்டாரநாயக்கே; 17 April 1916 – 10 October 2000), commonly known as Sirimavo Bandaranaike, was a Sri Lankan stateswoman.
Siritunga Jayasuriya was a contestant in the Sri Lanka presidential election in 2005.
The Socialist Equality Party is a Trotskyist political party in Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka (Sinhala: ශ්රී ලංකා; Tamil: இலங்கை Ilaṅkai), officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, is an island country in South Asia, located in the Indian Ocean to the southwest of the Bay of Bengal and to the southeast of the Arabian Sea.
The Sri Lanka Freedom Party (translit; translit) is one of the major political parties in Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka Labour Party is a political party which is led by A.S.P.Liyanage.
The Sri Lanka Mahajana Pakshaya (SLMP; Sri Lanka People's Party) is a political party in Sri Lanka, founded in 1984 by Vijaya Kumaranatunga.
The Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (translit; ශ්රී ලංකා මුස්ලිම් කොංග්රසය Sri Lanka Muslim Kongrasaya) is a political party in Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka had not had a parliamentary election since 1977.
The Sri Lankan parliamentary election of 1994 marked the decisive end of 17 years of UNP rule and a revival of Sri Lankan democracy.
The elections were called by President Chandrika Kumaratunga for October 10, 2000.
Parliamentary elections were held in Sri Lanka on December 5, 2001, just a little over a year after the last elections in October 2000.
Parliamentary elections were held in Sri Lanka on 2 April 2004.
The 2010 Sri Lankan parliamentary election was held on April 8 and April 20, 2010, to elect 225 members to Sri Lanka's 14th Parliament.
The Sri Lankan presidential election of 1982 was the first presidential election of Sri Lanka.
The Sri Lankan presidential election of 1988 was the second presidential election of Sri Lanka.
The Sri Lankan presidential election of 1994 was the third presidential election of Sri Lanka.
The Sri Lankan presidential election of 1999 was the fourth presidential election of Sri Lanka.
The Sri Lankan presidential election of 2005 was the fifth presidential election of Sri Lanka.
The Sri Lankan presidential election of 2010 was the sixth presidential election of Sri Lanka.
Presidential elections were held in Sri Lanka on 8 January 2015, two years ahead of schedule.
The 1999 Sri Lankan provincial council election was held on 25 January 1999, 6 April 1999 and 10 June 1999 to elect members to seven provincial councils in Sri Lanka.
The 2004 Sri Lankan provincial council election was held on 24 April 2004 and 10 July 2004 to elect members to seven provincial councils in Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka has held several rounds of Provincial Council elections in 2008 and 2009 to elect members to eight of the country’s Provincial Councils.
Provincial council elections were held in Sri Lanka on 21 September 2013 to elect 148 members to three of the nine provincial councils in the country.
The Daily Mirror is a daily English-language newspaper published in Colombo, Sri Lanka, by Wijeya Newspapers.
Attanayake Mudiyanselage Kudabanda Tissa Attanayake is a Sri Lankan politician, A former National List member of the Parliament of Sri Lanka.
Udawatte Nanda Thero (or Udawatte Nanda) is a Sri Lankan politician and a former member of the Parliament of Sri Lanka.
The United National Front is an electoral alliance in Sri Lanka, formed by the United National Party, the alliance currently represents 7 parties including the largest Muslim party Sri Lanka Muslim Congress and the Sinhala Nationalist Jathika Hela Urumaya.
The United National Party, often abbreviated as UNP (translit, translit), is a political party in Sri Lanka.
The United People's Freedom Alliance, often abbreviated as UPFA (එක්සත් ජනතා නිදහස් සන්ධානය Eksath Janathā Nidahas Sandānaya, ஐக்கிய மக்கள் சுதந்திரக் கூட்டணி), is a political alliance in Sri Lanka founded by former Sri Lankan president Chandrika Kumaratunga in 2004.
The United Socialist Party (එක්සත් සමාජවාදි පකෂය, Eksath Samajavadi Pakshaya, ஐக்கிய சோசலிச கட்சி, Aikkiy soōcialica Kaṭci) is a Trotskyist political party in Sri Lanka.
The Up-Country People's Front is a political party in Sri Lanka.
Deshabandu Victor Hettigoda is a Sri Lankan entrepreneur and also was a candidate for the 17 November 2005 Sri Lankan Presidential Elections.
Vikramabahu Karunaratne (translit) (also spelt Wickramabahu Karunaratne, Wickremabahu Karunarathna) is a Sri Lankan politician.
Yapa Mudiyanselage Nawaratna Banda is a Sri Lankan politician and a former member of the Parliament of Sri Lanka.