Group of SLFP MPs join the new President Maithripala Sirisena. The 20 member group including Sarath Amunugama, Piyasena Gamage, Reginold Coorey, Athauda Seneviratne and Chief Minister of North Western Province Dayasiri Jayasekera says Maithripala is the SLFP chairman. Karuna Amman also pledged his support to Maithripala. Duminda Dissanayke was appointed as the SLFP general secretary at a central committee meeting at Sirisena’s home.
Meanwhile after a SLFP-Mahinda wing central committee meeting with Rajapaksa, the SLFP Secretary Anura Priyadarshana Yapa says 42 members of the SLFP Central Committee reaffirmed Mahinda Rajapaksa as SLFP president.
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