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The Sri Lanka Freedom Graduates Association extends its support to the UPFA at the local government elections.

The Sri Lanka Freedom Graduates Association extends its support to the United People's Freedom Alliance led by the Sri Lanka Freedom Party at the forthcoming local government elections. General Secretary of the Association Manula Perera addressing a news conference held at the SLFP headquarters in Colombo today said that, the decision was taken in response to a request made by the Sri Lanka Freedom Party for the contribution of intellectuals to make better political culture in country. The United People's Freedom Alliance has given nominations to 1281 under graduates for the local government election. There are 565 women candidates among them.

Mr.Manula Perera also said that, the Sri Lanka Freedom Party which is committed to foster the free education in the country has given priority for finding employment for graduates.

Media Secretary of the Association Piyal Guruge said that, 20,000 graduates will join the election campaign during this period.