Sri Lankan security forces and intelligence agencies have intensified surveillance and threats against families of victims of enforced disappearance and activists supporting them
The newspaper report further states:
“If the new alliance is to registered, it should be done before the dissolution of parliament on March 10,” the party leader pointed out adding that they would only have two weeks to finish the entire process.
He said that the leaders of the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna were clearly not interested in forming a new alliance and that they would prefer to contest the polls under SLPP with the flower bud as its symbol.
He also said that this was the stance taken by Basil Rajapaksa, the national organiser of the SLPP during the discussions he held after his arrival to Sri Lanka.
Dullas Alahapperuma and Raja Collure, who were assigned with the task of registering the new alliance, have been quite busy with other activities, he added.