Sri Lanka Freedom Socialist Party

Sri Lanka Freedom Socialist Party was a political party in Sri Lanka. SLFSP was formed in 1964 by C. P. de Silva when he broke away from the Sri Lanka Freedom Party. In the 1965 elections, SLFSP contested in coalition with the United National Party. In total SLFSP had 32 candidates, who received a total of 130 429 votes (3.2% of the nationwide vote). Five MPs were elected from the party. SLFSP joined the coalition government led by UNP.

Sri Lanka Freedom Socialist Party
FounderC. P. de Silva
Founded1964; 59 years ago (1964)
Split fromSri Lanka Freedom Party
Merged intoUnited National Party
IdeologySocialism
Election symbol
Sun

SLFSP amalgamated the Lanka Prajathanthravadi Pakshaya. Soon thereafter SLFSP merged into UNP.

Electoral historyEdit

Sri Lanka Parliamentary Elections
Election year Votes Vote % Seats won +/– Government
1965 130,429 3.22%
5 / 151
  Government