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General Elections

Sons of four former PM’s in the fray

Two former Presidents, a former Prime Minister and sons of four former Prime Ministers are contesting the upcoming parliamentary election.

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa is contesting from the Kurunegala district and former President Maithripala Sirisena from the Polonnaruwa district. Former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe is contesting from the Colombo district.

Former President Ranasinghe Premadasa’s son Sajith Premadasa is contesting from the Colombo district, former Prime Minister Rathnasiri Wickremanayake’s son Vidura Wickremanayake (Kalutara district), former Prime Minister D.M. Jayaratne’s son Anuradha Jayaratne (Kandy district) and former Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa’s son Namal Rajapaksa (Hambantota district). The majority of these candidates are contesting from the SLPP.