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By Nuwan Senarathna
Former President Maithripala Sirisena was yesterday optimistic of winning more seats at the upcoming Parliamentary Elections due to a “non-existent” Opposition but stopped short of saying a two-thirds majority may be in the bag for the coalition.
Chances of winning more seats at the forthcoming General Election were better due to the rift between the United National Party (UNP) and the Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB), Sirisena said.
Speaking to reporters at the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) head office, Sirisena said his party will fully commit to secure the highest number of seats at the General Election.