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Arjuna denies to accept Snr. UNP Party Head post

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Former Minister Arjuna Ranatunga had informed UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe that he was not willing to accept the senior Vice Chairman's post of the party. 

Sources close to Mr. Wickremesinghe said that a letter has been sent to him by Mr. Ranatunga informing his stance. 

"I have decided not to accept the senior vice Chairman's post as the reforms of the party had not taken place to my satisfaction," he said.

The Daily Mirror reliably learns that both Arjuna Ranatunga and Navin Dissanayake would announce their next move today. (Yohan Perera)

  Comments - 7

  • Suranjith Hannadige Wednesday, 27 January 2021 08:57 PM

    Real womanizer fitting the job

    Ravi Wednesday, 27 January 2021 08:59 PM

    Forget it , both the OLD parties, UNP and SLFP, are dead in the waters.

    FF Wednesday, 27 January 2021 09:11 PM

    FOLLOW ON?

    RoaringCreek Wednesday, 27 January 2021 09:31 PM

    Looks like they may join the new force let by a guy with an engineering background. The telephone chief is not of a class that can win an election and lead the Sri Lanka.

    Anthony Thursday, 28 January 2021 08:51 AM

    Good if not the already redundant great party will further bite the dust, like what has happened to Cricket today,

    vince Thursday, 28 January 2021 11:57 AM

    Is he jumping the sinking ship SS UNP captained by Ranil Wickremesinghe.

    Srilankam Thursday, 28 January 2021 07:55 PM

    Arjuna has never been a leader, he was lucky to win the !996 cricket world cup as the super heroes such as Murali and Sanath were on his side. We need real legislators not someone who passes the ball.


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