23 people’s representatives from the UPFA have joined the presidential election campaign of the common candidate Maithripala Sirisena.
18 Members of Divisional Councils in Anuradhapura District crossed over to Maithri faction today (24th) with North Central Provincial Councilor P.B. Dissanayaka. They held a media conference headed by former Minister Duminda Dissanayaka at the office of the common candidate at Thimbirigasyaya. Mr. P.B. Dissanayaka was a Member of Parliament from 1994 to 2001.
Meanwhile, 5 members of UPFA ruled Seethawaka Divisional Council including its Deputy Chairman have decided to support the common candidate Maithripala Sirisena.
They also stated their intention at the media conference. Those who joined Maithri faction from Seethawaka are Deputy Chairman Ananda Rupasinghe, Members Ven. Dumpolahene Rathanaransi Thero, Chandana Balasuriya, Yasiru Rajapaksa, And Gayan duminda.