Eksath Lanka Podujana Party says candidate who submitted nominations “is not the candidate”

Eksath Lanka Podujana Party says candidate who submitted nominations “is not the candidate”

Written by Bella Dalima

10 Dec, 2014 | 9:55 pm

In another twist to the ongoing saga of the presidential poll, the Eksath Lanka Podujana Party issuing a communique on Wednesday afternoon stated that the presidential candidate who submitted nominations from their party was not the candidate who they had decided on.

The party pointed out that they had intended on putting forth the Chairman and Leader of the party P.H.S. Ajantha as their presidential candidate.

The party noted that the party’s secretary Thilak Peduruarachchi who was assigned the duty of depositing the bond, had assigned himself in place of the party’s leader. Thereby, the communique noted that Thilak Peduruarachchi has been terminated from his post of party secretary..

Presidential Candidate, Ruwan Thilaka Peduruarachchi said:

[quote]The working committee decided that the most suitable person to contest the residential elections is the party leader Ajantha Hewage. Next day morning, he said that he will not contest the elections. Thereby, the party working committee following discussions held among its majority, decided to elect me to contest the Presidential polls from the Eksath Lanka Podujana Party.[/quote]

 

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