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MPs Harin Fernando, Manusha Nanayakkara, Mano Gansesan and Palani Digambaram talking to Opposition Leader Sajith Premadasa while MP‚ÄąChampika Ranawaka looks on during a meeting with Premadasa loyalists at the Sri Lanka Exhibition and Convention Centre in Colombo, on Sunday. Pic by Thushara Atapattu

Sajith promises to form

a truly democratic party

* Rauff, Rishad, Malik, Kabir, Ravi notable absentees

Leader of the Opposition, Sajith Premadasa, yesterday promised a party where everybody would have a say and its leader could be expelled if he or she was at fault.

Premadasa, speaking at a meeting consisting of parliamentarians, local council members, provincial council members and supporters, at the Lanka Exhibition and Convention Centre, Colombo, said he was a seasoned politician and would contest the parliamentary election under a new alliance and ensure its victory, in April.



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