Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) member Nawalage Stanley Dias was elected as the Mayor of the Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia Municipal Council this morning.
He received 23 votes while UNP mayoral candidate Sunethra Ranasinghe received 21 votes.
Kirthi Udawatte of SLFP was elected as the Deputy Mayor with 25 votes.
Four members of the JVP abstained from voting. (H.M. Dharmapala)