Three SLFP ministers to contest from UNP

Published : 7:55 am  July 6, 2015 | No comments so far |  |  (707) reads | 

By Ranjan Kasturi555
Lands  Minister M.K.D.S. Gunawardena,Ports and Shipping Minister Arjuna Ranatunga and Cultural Affairs Minister Nandimithra Ekanayake are considering contesting the forthcoming general elections from the United National Party, according political sources.

 It is also reported that they had held discussions with former president Chandrika  Kumaratunga about their future political arrangements. etjktg

They have decided not to contest as SLFPers, if Mahinda Rajapaksa contests as a UPFA nominee, as they had supported Maithripala Sirisena at the last presidential election.