Three leftist parties to put forward a presidential candidate
Sundara Mahendran a central committee member of the New Leftist front has been nominated as the presidential candidate of the New Leftist party.
Party leader Dr. Wickramabahu Karunaratane said that the party has previously decided to support opposition leader Ranil Wickremesinghe if he comes forward as the common candidate.
Meanwhile the Pubudu Jayagoda the propaganda secretary of the frontline socialist party which broke away from the JVP says that they have decided to nominate a leftist candidate together with several other leftist parties.
He informed our news team that several members of the New leftist Front of Dr. Wickremebahu Karunaratne have also expressed their support to them.
Meanwhile the United Socialist party also has decided to appoint a presidential candidate.
Party leader Siritunge Jayasuriya said that they will decide about the candidate at the party’s central committee meeting today.