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Democratic People's Front

Democratic People's Front
மேலக மக்கள் முன்னணி
ප්රජාතන්ත්රවාදී ජනතා පෙරමුණේ
Leader Mano Ganesan
Secretary Nalliah Kumaraguruparan
Preceded by Western People's Front
Headquarters 72 Bankshall Street, Colombo 11
National affiliation Tamil Progressive Alliance
Election symbol
Politics of Sri Lanka
Political parties

The Western People's Front, currently named the Democratic People's Front (Tamil: மேலக மக்கள் முன்னணி), is a political party in Sri Lanka active in the Western Province.

WPF was originally a trade union, then converted into a political party. It draws support from the Tamil population of Colombo. Party leader Hon. Manoharan Ganesan (Mano Ganesan) (Tamil: மனோ கணேசன்) is former a Member of Parliament, elected on a United National Party ticket. The deputy leader and general secretary of the Party is Dr. Nalliah Kumaraguruparan (Tamil: நல்லையா குமரகுருபரன்) a well known Tamil Politician for more than two decades.

Today this party has one Provincial council seat and four Municipal council seats, and the party has grown a lot with recruiting more members and supporters.

External links

  • WPF Deputy Leader's Web

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