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People's Alliance (Sri Lanka)

The People's Alliance (PA) was a front of political parties in Sri Lanka, formed in 1994.

People's Alliance

පොදු ජන එක්සත් පෙරමුණ
பொது ஜன முன்னணி
SecretaryD. M. Jayaratne
Merged intoUnited People's Freedom Alliance
Succeeded byUnited People's Freedom Alliance
Headquarters301, 3rd Floor, T. B. Jaya Mawatha, Colombo 10
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It comprises the following parties:

The PA was successful in the general elections held in 1994 and 2000, as well as the presidential elections of 1994 and 1999. However, it was defeated in the general election in 2001. After the creation of United People's Freedom Alliance in 2004, PA Merged into UPFA. CPSL and LSSP has threatened to revive PA as a separate front, not that has not occurred so far.

The General Secretary of the PA was D. M. Jayaratne.