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24 February 2020 01:03 pm - 11     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Colombo Mayor Rosy Senanayake's son Kanishka Senanayake is to enter into national politics and contest for the Colombo District from the UNP led alliance at the forthcoming general elections.

Ms. Senanayake who was speaking at a meeting of UNP activists in Colombo yesterday said she would prefer to give youngsters a chance to come forward and contest this year's general elections.

"There is a common request that Kanishka should contest and therefore I would prefer that he contest the elections instead of me. I therefore leave it for the party leaders to decide," she said.

Leader of the Opposition Sajith Premadasa said he would prefer Ms. Senanayake to contest instead. "I would prefer to have Ms. Senanayake in Parliament as she had been instrumental in starting the programme of distributing a nutrition package worth Rs.20,000 to pregnant mothers," he said.

However, MP Sujeewa Senasinghe in his speech said Ms. Senanayake should remain in the CMC and allow her son to contest.

It was announced at the end of the meeting that Mr. Kanishka Senanayake would be a new face at the general elections this year. (Yohan Perera)

  Comments - 11

  • Johan Monday, 24 February 2020 05:15 PM

    If he is good in his education what does he want to join politics

    Be Fair Monday, 24 February 2020 08:31 PM

    Wonder what job he has done and what expertise he has?

    sudath Monday, 24 February 2020 05:37 PM

    He will not be able to win the election

    Seeman Monday, 24 February 2020 05:48 PM

    Another future conman in the making.

    Pamily Monday, 24 February 2020 06:20 PM

    Extension of family business!!!!

    perera Monday, 24 February 2020 06:48 PM

    Nothing will happen like his mother....

    Shelton Monday, 24 February 2020 06:52 PM

    Can he be Chathura Senaratna-II ?

    Kule Monday, 24 February 2020 07:40 PM

    He doesn't have common touch,only the name is local ,with poor IQ, but his great grandfather is P de S Kularatna,that the positive qualification he has

    Cobra Monday, 24 February 2020 07:55 PM

    If Namal can why not Kanishka?

    Maru sira Monday, 24 February 2020 08:14 PM

    Rosy is thinking that he will get one billion two hundred million twelve million one hundred thousand and one million seventy five votes and he will win..

    aaww Tuesday, 25 February 2020 04:30 AM


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