Samarasinghe sacked after deciding to contest under SLPP

Tuesday, 19 May 2020

The Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) has suspended the membership of Mahinda Samarasinghe with effect from today.

General Secretary of the SLFP Dayasiri Jayasekera told the that the suspension comes after Samarasinghe had submitted nominations to contest the General Election 2020 from the Kalutara district under the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP).

Jaysekera further said that Samarasinghe has also been suspended as the district leader for Kalutara.

Sunith Lal Mendis has been appointed as the new SLFP district leader for Kalutara, he added