Sending his letter of resignation to President Maithripala Sirisena, Susil Premajayantha has summarized his performance in the position from the inception of the Alliance on February 11th 2004.
He stated in his letter that he gave his cooperation to the leadership in taking crucial decisions after President Maithripala Sirisena was elected the Chairman of the SLFP following the last Presidential election.
However, he regretted the manner in which certain UPFA coalition parties acted, by holding media conferences to mislead people during the last few days.
Earlier, Susil Premajayantha stated in a media release that those who criticized his actions may not have been aware that a restraining order was issued on him preventing to function in his position.
The court issued a restraining order on the then UPFA General Secretary Susil Premajayantha and prevented him from functioning in the position.
Susil Premajayantha also stated in his letter to the President that the election results of certain UPFA coalition parties would have differed to a great extent, if they contested under any other symbol instead of betel leaf.
Update : Teuday, 25 August 2015 - 19:00
Susil Premajayantha Resigns
Mr Susil Premajayantha resigned today from the post of General Secretary of UPFA. It is reported that he has submitted his resignation letter to the President.
Mr Susil Premajayantha and Mr Anura Priyadarshana Yapa were discharged of the post of General Secretary of UPFA and SLFP respectively.
MP Susil Premajayantha expressed his displeasure about the way certain associate parties mislead the public through their actions resulting from misunderstanding of facts.
He further stated in his letter that he has had no contribution in certain decisions taken during his office due to various legal restrictions imposed.