Jun 12, 2020

General election : 3rd SJB contestant withdraws

Former governor - Niluka Ekanayake has withdrawn from contesting the upcoming general election. 

She was to contest from the Rathnapura district under the ticket of the Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB).

Ekanayake had informed her resignation in a letter dated to June 10.

In the letter, she thanked the SJB leadership for inviting her to contest the General election.

Earlier this week, SJB candidates Mangala Samaraweera and Denat Paniyandoowage also withdrew from their candidacy.

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