Former president Mahinda Rajapaksa who led the United People’s Freedom Alliance campaign has conceded defeat although the final results of the parliamentary polls are yet to be announced.
Rajapaksa had told foreign media that his party has lost in the parliamentary elections. However Rajapaksa had said that he would work as an opposition member of parliament.
Although the final result is yet to come according to election secretariat sources the UPFA has won eight districts out of the 22 and the UNP has won 11 districts. The remaining three districts have been won by the Tamil national Alliance (TNA).
Some final district results released so far;