The JVP would go all out to isolate Wimal Weerawansa as
the party felt there was no point in seeking a negotiated settlement to
the crisis triggered by the high profile dissident, well informed party
"We can’t turn a blind eye to his private deal with the Rajapaksa administration,’’ this source said. "They want to run the JVP by remote control through Weerawansa, We can’t ignore the threat posed to the party by government strategists.’’
He claimed the break between Weerawansa and the party was permanent. The majority of MPs who had sided with the dissident leader would return to the fold. He was confident that Weerawansa's challenge would collapse before the Parliament resumes on May 6.
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