UNP loses control of Seethawaka UC after 39 years

UNP loses control of Seethawaka UC after 39 years

UNP loses control of Seethawaka UC after 39 years

Written by Keshala Dias

07 Apr, 2018 | 1:57 am

COLOMBO (News 1st) – After a period of 39 long years, the United National Party lost control of the Seethawaka Pradeshiya Sabha.

At the inaugural sitting of the Seethawaka Urban Council, a vote was held to select the chairman.K. A. Ranaweera of the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna was appointed chairman with a total of 11 votes.

UNP Members, Lal Pinto and Sudarshana Gunaratne received 5 votes each.

After the event, newly appointed K. A. Ranaweera expressed his gratitude to his fellow councilors and the people of the Awissawella Municipality.

“I would like to express my gratitude to my fellow councilors and the people in the Avissawella municipality for bringing this Urban Council, which was under the UNP for 39 years, under the Podujana Peramuna…”

 


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