Accordingly, after 27 years, its candidates will be fielded under its own symbol at the election for local government institutions due early next year.
Meanwhile, the SLFP is to form alliances to contest selected LG bodies, and the related MoUs are due to be signed in the coming week.
Arumugam Thondaman’s CWC has agreed to ally with the SLFP, but insisted that it would be disadvantageous to contest in the plantation areas under the ‘hand’ symbol.
Therefore, the SLFP is more likely to contest Nuwara Eliya and Batticaloa under a common alliance.
SLFP-CWC no-contest pact?