I’m a member of SLPP now: Mahinda Samarasinghe

20 May 2020 04:41 pm - 9     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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While saying that the decision to remove his Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) membership was a laughing matter, former MP Mahinda Samarasinghe said his SLFP membership was automatically cancelled when he joined the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) in March.

SLFP General Secretary Dayasiri Jayasekara yesterday announced that former SLFP MP Mahinda Samarasinghe was removed from the SLFP.

“It is a laughing matter to remove me from SLFP membership as my SLFP membership was already cancelled in March,” Mr Samarasinghe said.  

Mr Samarasinghe said he had not maintained any connection with the SLFP since the day he obtained the SLPP membership.

“I even put my signature on the SLPP nomination list hoping to contest the forthcoming General Elections from the Kalutara District,” he added.

  Comments - 9

  • Aaron Singho Wednesday, 20 May 2020 04:58 PM

    Another pole-vaulter!

    Buddhist Wednesday, 20 May 2020 05:54 PM

    Another "monkey" politician jumping from party to party to party. What credibility does he have?

    Citizen Wednesday, 20 May 2020 06:22 PM

    Who cares about frogs jumping fences for personal benefits.

    Mandayan Wednesday, 20 May 2020 06:37 PM

    Jumping ships is not new to us, isn't it Mahinda?

    VJ Wednesday, 20 May 2020 06:45 PM

    Congratulations you truly belong to that lot. They will accept anyone these days.

    Nadi Karunaratne Wednesday, 20 May 2020 06:54 PM

    These are my principles and if you don't like them i have others.

    rama Wednesday, 20 May 2020 07:16 PM

    remember that he was the minister of human rights for human rights violation during the war. Using his title, he covered crimes against humanity very well.

    Sambo Wednesday, 20 May 2020 07:51 PM

    The public does not care to which party you belong. If your performance is bad they will kick you out.

    BuffaloaCitizen Wednesday, 20 May 2020 08:08 PM

    Its a laughing matter to us too when you keep only changing your clothes but without changing your underwear.


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