Wednesday, 01 July 2015 - 8:03
If Mahinda is given nominations from SLFP, Chandrika also to seek nominations
Personal Secretary to Former President Chandrika Bandaranayake Kumaranathunga, P Dissanayaka stated that in case Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa is given UPFA’d Prime Ministerial Candidates post, Former President Kumaranathunga would also seek candidacy.
Speaking to our news team he stated that Former President Kumaranathunga who won the election in 1994 with a mandate of over 60% of votes, would have no difficulty in contesting.
However, he reiterated that Former President Kumaranathunga would contest only if Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa is nominated as Prime Ministerial candidate.