Saturday, 10 January 2015 - 20:17
Jayasinghe Bandara to fill vacant Polonnaruwa MP seat
Jayasinghe Bandara was appointed for the vacant MP seat for Polonnaruwa District, after the new President Maithreepala Sirisena sworn in.
Jayasinghe Bandara was placed fifth in the UPFA preferential votes list.
Speaking to our news team, the new MP stated that he has been informed by the party’s General secretary Susil Premajayantha to come to Colombo tomorrow, to discuss regarding the matter.
Four MPs representing the UPFA were elected from the Polonnaruwa district at the 2010 General Election.
They include, current president Maithripala Sirisena, Roshan Ranasinghe, Siripala Gamlath and Chandrasiri Sooriyaarachchi.
Jayasinghe Bandara was listed as the fifth MP after obtaining 21,876 votes.