Forty new organizers have been appointed by the Sri Lanka Freedom Party.
President’s Media Unit stated 16 electoral organizers and 24 district organizers received their letters of appointment from President Maithripala Sirisena at the official residence this morning.
With the appointments of new organizers, the party organizing positions held by several SLFP MP of the Joint Opposition have be annulled.
Joint organizing positions of Kesbewa held by Gamini Lokuge and Chandana Kastri Arachchi have been annulled and Chandana Kastri Arachchi has been appointed the chief organizer of the Kesbewa electorate.
Similarly, joint organizing positions of Mirigama electorate held by Kokila Gunawardana and Sanjaya Siriwardana have also been cancelled and Sanjaya Siriwardana has been appointed the Chief organizer of the Mirigama electorate.
Sarath Kumara Gunarathne has been removed from the Negombo electorate and W.D.Lalith Denzil has been appointed.
Joint organizers of Divulapitiya electorate Chandana Jayakody and Upeksha Swarnamali have been cancelled and Chandana Jayakody has been appointed the chief organizer of the electorate.
Rohitha Abeygunawardana and Sumith Lal Mendis have been removed from the joint organizing positions of Kalutara electorate and Sumith Lal Mendis has been appointed the chief organizer of Kalutara electorate.
President’s Media Unit further stated that M.H.M. Amjad has been appointed to fill the already vacant organizing post of the Beruwala electorate.
At the same time MP Mahinda Yapa Abeywardana who held the chief organizing post of the Weligama electorate has been replaced with Hemal Gunasekera.
Meanwhile Eraj Ravindra Fernando has been appointed the new SLFP organizer of the Beliatta electorate.
Kundasale SLFP organizer Keheliya Rambukwella has been replaced with Sunil Kithsiri Amaratunga.
MP C.B. Rathnayake has also been removed from the SLFP organizing post of Nuwara Eliya and Jagath Kumara Samara Hewa has been appointed the new organizer of the Nuwara Eliya electorate.
Pavithra Wanni Arahchchi has been removed from the SLPF organizing post of Eheliyagoda and the position has been given to Sarath Sandanayake.
President Media Unit also stated that Kegalle electorate SLFP Organizer Jagath Balasuriya has been removed and replaced with Ananda Millangoda.