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Ranjan may contest general election under SJB - Hirunika

27 Feb 2020 - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}      

By Yohan Perera   

MP Ranjan Ramanayake might get the ticket to contest the general election under the Samagi Jana Balawegaya as he has not done anything wrong other than recording phone conversations unethically, MP Hirunika Premachandra said yesterday. 

Responding to a question raised by journalists at a press conference, she said Ranjan had not been charged with corruption or any other offence. 

“In such circumstances, I don’t think he would be denied nominations.’ she said.

“His gossip talk over the phone does not matter to anyone as all that was part of his personal life” she added.   Asked whether she was happy about court’s decision to grant Mr. Ramanayake bail, the MP said “Why should I be happy about Mr. Ramanayake granted bail as it is he who should be happy since he has been able to come out of jail” 
Ms. Premachandra said.