The names for Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) 17-member National List was handed over to the Election Commission today, SLPP General Secretary Sagara Kariyawasam said.
The list included SLPP Chairman Professor Emeritus G.L. Peiris, SLPP General Secretary Attorney-at-law Sagara Kariyawasam, Central Bank's former governor Ajith Niward Cabraal, Mohammed Ali Sabry PC, Jayantha Weerasinghe PC, retired teaching instructor Manjula Dissanayake, Senior Professor Ranjith Bandara, Professor Charitha Herath, Civil Society Activist Gevindu Kumaratunga and former MP Mohammed Muzammil.
The other candidates are Professor Tissa Witharana, Engineer Yadamini Gunawardane, Dr. Surendra Raghavan, business personality Tiran Alles, Specialist Dr. Seetha Arambepola, former MP and Artiste Jayantha Ketagoda and business personality Faleel Marjan. (Lahiru Pothmulla)