Gnanasara Thero set to enter Parliament as MP

Ape Janabala Party (AJP) will take measures to appoint Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) General Secretary Ven. Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thera as its national list MP after Parliamentarian Ven. Athuraliye Rathana Thera resigns from his MP seat, AJP President Saman Perera said. He said Ven. Rathana Thera had agreed to resign from his parliamentary seat after […]

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Mannapperuma to replace Ranjan in parliament

Former State Minister Ajith Mannapperuma is to be appointed to fill the vacancy left by Ranjan Ramanayake, a senior election commission official said. He said the Parliament Secretary-General had informed the Election Commissioner yesterday about the vacant seat of former parliamentarian Ranjan Ramanayake. The Elections Commission informed the Gampaha District Returning Officer to name the […]

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Ready to don former role, says Gotabaya Rajapaksa

Opposition accuses President of threatening its legislator Calling on an increasingly vocal political Opposition to engage in “civilised politics without misleading the public”, Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said he was ready to don his former role as war-time Defence Secretary, a period that critics associate with repression and reprisals. According to a statement from […]

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