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Anura Kumara Dissanayake to contest under ‘Compass’ symbol

The National People’s Power (NPP) will contest the forthcoming Presidential Election under the ‘Compass’ symbol.

The Leader of the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) Anura Kumara Dissanayake handed over nomination papers to the Elections Commission yesterday to contest the Presidential Eelection as the candidate of the National People’s Power (NPP).

The NPP will kickstart its election campaign with a rally at Thambuththegama, Dissanayake’s birthplace, today.

This is the first time the JVP is nominating a Presidential candidate in nearly 20 years.

In 1999, Nandana Gunatilake contested from the JVP and was placed third at the election.

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