Gampaha district local government members pass a resolution against SLFP chairmanship of the President
A group of Gampaha District local government members have passed a resolution demanding President Maithreepala Sirisena to resign from the SLFP Chairman position.
The resolution was proposed by Attanagalla Pradeshiya Sabha member Sisira Kumara Bulathsinhala, and it was seconded by Minuwangoda Urban councilor Athula Senanayake.
A convention of Gampaha District local government representatives was held at Western Provincial Council Chief Minister Prasanna Ranatunga’s residence last Sunday.
MPs Sarath Kumara Gunarathne and Sarana Gunawardana also participated in this convention.
Minuwangoda Urban councilor Athula Senanayake told our news team that 20 UPFA Western Provincial Councilors out of 26 participated in this convention and 178 local government representatives out of 234 participated in the convention.
Athula Senanayake also said that another resolution was passed to appoint Prasanna Ranatunga as the district leader of the SLFP.
Earlier, former minister Basil Rajapaksa was the Gampaha District SLFP leader.
He also said however, the two resolutions would be submitted to the SLFP executive council and the central working committee.