A former minister and SLFP senior vice president Janaka Bandara Tennakoon and parliamentarian Lohan Ratwatte have been sacked from their posts of electoral organizers.
Mr. Tennakoon was the electoral organiser of Dambulla while Mr. Ratwatte was electoral organiser of Pathadumbara.
Provincial councillor W.M. Yasamanna and Dambulla Trade Union president U.R. Dayanandasiri were appointed co-organisers for the Dambulla electorate by President Maithripala Sirisena today.
Former Pathadumbara Pradeshiya Sabha Chairman W.M. Samaraweera Bandara Welagedara was appointed for the Pathadumbara electorate in place of Mr. Ratwatte.
Mahiyangana electorate organiser Anura Vidanagamage was removed from his post and replaced by K.G. Gunawardane.
Appointment letters were handed over by the President to 17 electoral and district level organizers. (Ajantha Kumara Agalakada)