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Government confident of a resounding victory

Jul 19, 2011 11:39:02 AM - itnnews.lk

The United Peoples Freedom Alliance will secure a resounding victory also at this election. The Government says all arrangements have been made to hold a free and fair poll.Expressing his views at the Sri Lanka Freedom Party Media Conference, General Secretary of the party and Minister Maithripala Sirisena said that the Freedom Alliance led by the SLFP was engaged successfully in this election campaign.A notable feature is the massive support extended by the people of the North particularly to the Freedom Alliance.The President was meeting the civilians of the North. The Government highly acclaims the response received from the Northerners.The Minister said this clearly indicates that they are pleased with the peace enthroned in the country and the significant development that was taking place.Speaking further the Minister said that he did not witness election campaigning of the opposition.This was a notable feature. The Minister said that as in the past, they did not witness an election campaign of the opposition as in the past polls.He said their dedication and the support of the people and the lack of an opposition campaign was a notable feature.The Minister pointed out that whatever accusations and allegations were made against the Government the opposition did not succeed in getting the support of the people against the Government