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Sri Lanka President's son leads Hambanthota preferential votes
Fri, Apr 9, 2010, 08:49 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.
Apr 09, Colombo: Sri Lanka President's son Namal Rajapaksa has topped the list of preferential votes beating his veteran uncle, President's brother Chamal Rajapaksa.
Namal Rajapaksa contesting from the United People's Freedom Alliance has received 147,566 votes to come at the top while Minister Chamal Rajapksa has come at the third position.
Minister Mahinda Amaraweera is in the 2nd position with 105,408 votes while another member of the Rajapaksa clan, Ms. Nirupama Rajapaksa came in the 4th place with 39,025 votes. Southern provincial Council member V.K. Indika is in the fifth position.
Sajith Premadasa has topped the United National Front preferential votes in the Hambanthota district with 74,467 votes. Dilip Wedaarchchi has secured 40,160 votes to secure the 2nd position in the UNF preferential list.
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