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The Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (Tamil: ஸ்ரீலங்கா முஸ்லீம் காங்கிரஸ், romanized: Srīlaṅkā Muslīm Kāṅkiras; Sinhala: ශ්‍රී ලංකා මුස්ලිම් කොංග්‍රසය Sri Lanka Muslim Kongrasaya) is a political party in Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka Muslim Congress

ஸ்ரீலங்கா முஸ்லீம் காங்கிரஸ்
ශ්‍රී ලංකා මුස්ලිම් කොංග්‍රසය
LeaderRauff Hakeem
SecretaryNizam Kariapper
FounderM. H. M. Ashraff
Founded1981 (1981)
HeadquartersDharussalam, 53, Vauxhall Lane, Colombo 02, Sri Lanka
IdeologyMuslim minority politics
ReligionIslam
Parliament of Sri Lanka
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Election symbol
Tree
Party flag
Flag of the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress.png
Website
www.slmc.lk

It is one of the parties that represents the Muslim community of Sri Lanka.

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The party was formed at a meeting held at Kattankudy in 1981 by a small study group of local Eastern Province political leaders.

At the last legislative elections in April 2004, the party won 2.0% of the popular vote and 5 out of 225 legislative seats.

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