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Bahujana Nidahas Peramuna

People's Freedom Front
Bahujana Nidahas Peramuna
Founder Chandrika Kumaratunga
Founded 1991
Split from Sri Lanka People's Party
Politics of Sri Lanka
Political parties
Bahujana Nidahas Peramuna (People's Freedom Front/Mass Freedom Front) is a political party in Sri Lanka that was formed by Chandrika Kumaratunga when she broke away from Sri Lanka Mahajana Pakshaya. In 1993 Kumaratunga returned to SLFP; however, BNP continued to live on as a separate political party.

In the 1999 presidential elections, BNP nominated Alwis Weerakkody as their candidate.

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