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Rajapaksa-led ruling alliance headed for formidable victory

Apr 9, 2010 8:00:00 PM - aussieindolanka.com
President Mahinda Rajapaksa-led ruling alliance in Sri Lanka, the United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA), has recorded an emphatic victory in the parliamentary elections held on Thursday. Of the results of 180 seats declared so far, the alliance has won in 120 constituencies. Public mood unchanged The outcome of the elections to the 225-member House shows that there is no change in the public mood since the January 26 Presidential election in which Mr. Rajapaksa secured a second tenure by nearly 18 percentage points over the candidate backed by the entire Opposition.   www.hindu.com/2010/04/10/stories/2010041061600100.htm