Former Governor Niluka Ekanayake, who was set to contest the general election from Samagi Jana Balawegaya for Ratnapura District, has withdrawn from contesting the election.
She said resignation letters had been sent to the Elections Commission, Samagi Jana Balawegaya leader Sajith Premadasa and its General Secretary Ranjith Maddumabandara. (L.B. Senaratne and J.A.L. Jayasinghe)