Sunday, March 2, 2014
JVP try to gain control of IUSF radical students movement in Sri Lanka
Sources close to the Inter University Students' Federation (IUSF) of Sri Lanka says that the Marxist party Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) under its new leader Anura Kumara Dissanayaka has intensified the effort to win back the leadership of the IUSF to the party.
Present IUSF convener Najith Indika and former convener Sanjeeva Bandara are members of the Frontline Socialist Party the breakaway group of JVP.
IUSF is not a legal body in the university system but it is recognized for decades as the radical students' movement of the country.
JVP was in the helm of the IUSF until the party split in 2011.