By Ajantha Kumara Agalakada
President Mahinda Rajapaksa is to reprimand all eight UPFA members elected from the Kandy District following a recommendation by the disciplinary committee appointed to look into incidents that took place during the General election.
Informed sources said that the report, which was handed over to the President by the Committee members today, will summon all the Kandy MPs who contested from the UPFA to Temple Trees.
The President made this call after studying the report which was handed over to him by the disciplinary committee.
“The disciplinary committee handed over their report to the President at Temple Trees in which the committee has suggested that all eight members elected from the Kandy District should be summoned before the President and reprimanded,” sources said.
The disciplinary committee headed by W. Karunajeewa had summoned all the 15 candidates who contested in the Kandy District to the party headquarters and had recorded the details.
Subsequently members of the disciplinary committee had gone to Nawalapitiya and had met voters and election officers individually and recorded their statements.
General Secretary of the SLFP Maithripala Sirisena, Chairman of the disciplinary committee W. Karunajeewa, members D.P. Mendis, Saliya Methew and Champani Padmasekera are to participate at the occasion.