The JVP says the party is currently working on building awareness about a new social system based on socialist principles in order to address the issues that have been faced under the current economic system.
JVP General Secretary Tilvin Silva told a press conference today that the party is engaged in an island wide awareness campaign to educate the people about the issues faced by the country and the alternatives that could help resolve them.
The JVP on September 1st commenced a two week island wide awareness campaign till September 15th.
Silva said the awareness programme has received a good response from the people despite on going election campaigns in some areas.
He said the government was misleading the people by speaking of development work when the people were struggling to survive in the face of a rising cost of living.
He added that the UNP and the UPFA have both failed in their policies and that the people have been misled by these false policies.