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Gunaratne Weerakoon resigns as SLFP Karandeniya organizer

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SLFP Karandeniya organizer and former minister Gunaratne Weerakoon said he had decided to resign from the post of SLFP organizer due to personnel reasons.

He said he was first appointed as Karandeniya organizer by Sirimavo Bandaranaike in 1991 and that he could no longer work in the position after his defeat at the last parliamentary election.

 “I have no courage to carry out the duties of the organizer after the defeat at the last parliamentary election. I cannot perform the duties and responsibilities expected by the party. So I decided to resign as the organizer to the Karandeniya electorate. I have sent my resignation to SLFP chairman, President Maithripala Sirisena and General Secretary Duminda Dissanayake,” he said.

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  • Coconut Republic Saturday, 24 December 2016 08:24 PM

    Though, it's a gracious decision but why did he realised this after 2 years?Still, I respect his decision!

    Silmi Saturday, 24 December 2016 09:48 PM

    Could they consider same this example 07 nos UPFA defeated candidates last general election and nominated national list MPs via DM Android App

    Eds Monday, 26 December 2016 08:51 AM

    I wish you said the same about the person who lost 29 times !

    Bala Saturday, 24 December 2016 04:44 PM

    A very dignified position and gracious decision if the sentiments expressed are sincere. Good luck in your retirement.

    Sofia Saturday, 24 December 2016 04:46 PM

    Wish some who lost not once but twice will follow your example.

    upi Saturday, 24 December 2016 05:16 PM

    Why not advise MR to follow your decision.

    Pf Saturday, 24 December 2016 05:37 PM

    Good to know his decision accepting his under-performance.How many under-perforners in Parliament just wasting time & money.Need to have age limit for MPs. via DM Android App

    Handipora Saturday, 24 December 2016 06:05 PM

    But, then what was he doing last two years?

    Tiny Saturday, 24 December 2016 08:01 PM

    U must be from the west c on Holiday ☺


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