Monday, 13 July 2015 - 19:52
Rathana Thero, Karu, MKDS from UNP National list; Thissa Aththanayaka, Reginold, Dilan and Amunugama from UPFA National list. Former Auditor General Mayadunne from JVP
The main political parties handed over the list of names of their national list MPs to the Election Commissioner today.
Names of Malik Samarawickrama, Karu Jayasuriya, D.M. Swaminadan, Anoma Gamage, K. Velayudan, Hassan Ali, Athuraliye Rathana Thera, Omalpe Sobitha Thera, President Counsel Jayampathi Wickramarathna, President Counsel Thilak Marapana, Nissam Kariappar, M.K.D.S. Gunawardana, Suranimala Rajapaksa and Sirinal de Mel are included in the UNP national list.
Meanwhile, the names of former MPs Dilan Perera, Jeevan Kumaratunga, G.L. Peries, D.E.W. Gunasekera, Tissa Vitharana, Sarath Amunugama, and Reginald Corey are included in the UPFA national list.
In addition, the name of former UNP General Secretary Tissa Attanayake who defected during the last presidential election is also included in the UPFA national list.
JVP also handed over 29 names of its national list MPs to the Election Commissioner today.
Former Auditor General Sarath Chandrasiri Mayadunne, senior lawyers Aruna Chrismal Warnasuriya and Upul Kumarapperuma are included in the list.
In addition, several lecturers, professors, environmentalists and veteran artistes are in the JVP national list.