Former first lady Hema Premadasa today extended support to Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka for his Colombo District campaign for the August 17 general election, a media release from his office said.
President Ranasinghe Premadasa's widow joined Minister Ranawaka at the Ape Gama complex in Battaramulla where the minister explained his policies while launching his propaganda campaign.
The late president Premadasa's son Sajity is contesting from Hambantota under the UNP and is the district group leader.
Minister Ranawaka told those who had gathered there that just like the manner in which different ethnic and religious groups came together in 1947 to form the United National Party (UNP) several groups with diverse ideologies have joined together to bring about a fresh beginning to the Sri Lankan nation.
Comments - 6
Sikuru Sunday, 26 July 2015 06:34 PM
Yes UNP was made with different ethnic and religious groups and I hope you support that and continue the UNFGG for a better era
Manel Sunday, 26 July 2015 06:44 PM
Does she have any support?
gayan Sunday, 26 July 2015 07:09 PM
Aiyo wena kauruth nadda?
Dharmista Sunday, 26 July 2015 07:16 PM
Sorry, This election may send you home as Police Junta did not deliver what was promised
Jeff Sunday, 26 July 2015 07:31 PM
Hema is making a blunder. This guy is trying to capitalize Premadasa vote base against Ranil. Champika will leave UNP after the election and mislead MY3. This guy should have been left alone and eliminated from politics. He cannot win a single seat on his own. Colombo Central is dominated by minorities and they supported R.Prenadasa but will never vote for Champika.
Tony R Sunday, 26 July 2015 07:34 PM
Pa. Cha. Ranawaka is HISTORY............
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