Reformist faction of the main opposition UNP will start up a campaign to create awareness on the appointment of the national organizer of the party which they say illegal.
UNP’s Colombo District MP Ravi Karunanayake was appointed the national organizer of the party at the Working Committee meeting last week.
A member of the reformist group told Daily Mirror that a series of meeting would be held to educate the members of the party.
He claimed that the appointment of Mr. Karunanayake was illegal as majority of Working Committee members were not present at last week’s meeting. This same sentiment regarding the appointment was expressed by Co Deputy Leader Sajith Preamadasa at a news conference last week.
Daily Mirror learns that some of the reformists were of the opinion that legal action should be taken against the appointment but no decision had been made on it yet
However others within the party were of the opinion that Mr. Karunanayake’s appointment was legal as he was appointed through consensus as per the Constitution of the party. (Yohan Perera)
Comments - 11
Epa Monday, 09 May 2011 02:28 PM
Despite creating awareness why can't you take legal action if it's illegal
upali Monday, 09 May 2011 05:03 AM
This so called National Organiser couldn't organise Kotte Electorate and was thrown to Colombo where you get a automatic selection.
Malik Monday, 09 May 2011 06:16 AM
If you are like this now what will hapend when you win. Please vote for the right person on any party.If you like to see Sri Lanka is a good place for living?
Marikkar Monday, 09 May 2011 06:55 AM
Ravi is more suitable for National Organizer because he has well influential with whole community people
ravishan Monday, 09 May 2011 07:19 AM
RaviK deservses a post in the UNP,as he had been with the party during good & bad times. But I totally disagree the way Ranil had appointed him.
Ajid Monday, 09 May 2011 08:21 AM
What was Sajith doing at the working committee meeting if it was consensus ? Is he playing a double game?
Mr.Humane Monday, 09 May 2011 08:59 AM
The answer for all the myths - 'Born Again'
Manujer Monday, 09 May 2011 09:01 AM
What about Mr. Ram ? He was not allowed to contest by the so called National Organizer. Because he wouldn't have finished 2nd even of the Colombo list.
Manujer Monday, 09 May 2011 09:04 AM
Then, why was there no election for the post when there was another person proposed ? Is this the democracy that Mr. Ranil wants ?
Sanath R Monday, 09 May 2011 10:11 AM
Internal squabbles never going to end.
samosa Monday, 09 May 2011 12:52 AM
is that important right now? Who cares the appointment of national organizer... We have more issues to think about other than this issue...
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