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SLPP’s Stanley Dias elected as Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia Mayor

26 March 2018 10:34 am - 16     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) member Nawalage Stanley Dias was elected as the Mayor of the Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia Municipal Council this morning.

He received 23 votes while UNP mayoral candidate Sunethra Ranasinghe received 21 votes.

Kirthi Udawatte of SLFP was elected as the Deputy Mayor with 25 votes.

Four members of the JVP abstained from voting. (H.M. Dharmapala)

  Comments - 16

  • Pachaya Monday, 26 March 2018 10:46 AM

    Is it correct to say that UNP has lost control over it members ?. Look at weligama case

    Sri Lankan Monday, 26 March 2018 10:58 AM

    Sri Lanka is struggling to get out from the shithole.

    Ryan Hudson Monday, 26 March 2018 12:02 PM

    UNP is dead party, now it come to a position which even can not win an election and even won can not elect their member to a good position, the curse of 60000 they killed in 88-89 has fallen on UNPers

    BuffaloaCitizen Monday, 26 March 2018 12:04 PM

    Whoever gets elected, the Citizens of DMMC gain only shit service. Majority of all roads in DMMC area are derelict and even to commence and complete a road repair of just 100 metres it takes months. The corruption is absolute catastrophic.

    SENA Monday, 26 March 2018 12:38 PM

    First, we vote, then they vote - Nice

    M.M.M.Izzeth Monday, 26 March 2018 12:57 PM

    President and P.M. have no control over the party’s

    pali Monday, 26 March 2018 01:24 PM

    Sad, thuggish sunetra lost mayor-ship

    rehan Monday, 26 March 2018 01:33 PM

    y v vote at all

    BuffaloaCitizen Monday, 26 March 2018 02:13 PM

    Because this is what we are.

    Nimtex Monday, 26 March 2018 03:39 PM

    Because majority of citizens are buffalos

    yahiya Monday, 26 March 2018 01:37 PM

    UNP leadership must answer.

    SATHASIVAM Monday, 26 March 2018 04:34 PM

    I VOTED FOR JVP NOT TO SEE THEM ABSTAINING AND HELPING SLPP TO GAIN CONTROL

    TONY Monday, 26 March 2018 06:57 PM

    LOOKS LIKE SLPP IS IN BIG BUSINESS BUYING SLFP VOTES TO BECOME MAYOR OR CHAIRMAN

    TONY Monday, 26 March 2018 07:01 PM

    WHO EVER IS THE MAYOR PLEASE GIVE US THE CITIZENS OF DM THE SCHEDULE FOR REMOVING GARBAGE, REPAIR ROADS, CONTROL MOSQUITOES ETC

    druvi Tuesday, 27 March 2018 11:16 AM

    This is like "Koheda Yanne, Malle Poll" We voted for something but got something entirely different. Soon people will ask "why even bother vote?" and stay away. That will be a sad day for democracy.

    Manjula jayashantha wijayarathna Tuesday, 27 March 2018 08:11 PM

    Well done sri lanka poduna peramuna. Cheers!!!!!


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