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Sri Lanka elections: Tumbling skeletons and bumbling politicians

Aug 11, 2015 2:30:32 PM - ft.lk

By Col R. Hariharan
With a week to go before Sri Lanka people elect a new Parliament, former President Mahinda Rajapaksa predicted the United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA), which had fielded him, to win “up to” 117 seats. However, a pre-election survey showed only 27.5% voters preferred him over his bête noir and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, Leader of the rival United National Front for Good Governance (UNFGG), who led the survey