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Up-Country People's Front

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Up-Country People's Front

Up-Country People's Front
Leader Velusami Radhakrishnan MP
President Mrs. S. Chandrasekaran
Secretary-General A. Lawrence
Founder P. Chandrasekaran
Secretary S. Vijayakumaran
Founded 1989
Headquarters 279 Fruit Hill Bazar, Hatton
Youth wing Up-country Youth Front
National affiliation United People's Freedom Alliance
Election symbol
Party flag
Red and Black
Politics of Sri Lanka
Political parties

The Up-Country People's Front is a political party in Sri Lanka. At the last legislative elections, held on 2 April 2004, the party won 0.5% of the popular vote and 2 out of 225 seats. One is an elected seat and the second member of parliament was appointed through the national list of the United National party. The Leader of the party was P. Chandrasekaran who was also The Minister of Community Development and Social Inequity Eradication in the current government. Chandrasekaran died on 1 January 2010, from a heart attack. The second representative is P Radhakrishnan who is the Minister of Vocational and Technical Training.

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