Shifting Bulge

Sri Dharanee Performance Arts Theatre

Former Plantations Minister Arumugan Thondaman shifted baggage to the ruling Freedom Alliance, giving the government its longed for majority. Former Plantations Minister Arumugan Thondaman shifted baggage to the ruling Freedom Alliance, giving the government its longed for majority.

Eight seats from the Ceylon Workers Congress will give the Alliance 114 seats in Parliament, one up on the required 113.

Thondaman said Friday that he joined the Alliance to break a deadlock in the peace process and give Parliamentary support for key decisions.

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