SLFPers can join SLPP on an individual basis

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By Kelum BandaraDM-1-47
Former minister Basil Rajapaksa, who spearheads the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP), ruled out the possibility of accommodating the members of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) as a distinct political group under the SLPP banner.  


However, he said the MPs who quit the government could join the SLPP-led alliance as individual members rather than as a separate political group.   

“It is not possible for us to allow them to stay within the SLPP as a separate political group. Instead, they can join hands with us as individual members,” he said.