Sri Lanka's major opposition party to appoint a committee to look into discipline of party candidates
Tue, Mar 9, 2010, 07:28 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.
Mar 09, Colombo: Sri Lanka's major opposition United National Party (UNP) executive committee decided today to appoint a committee to look into the disciplinary matters of the party's election candidates.
The UNP executive committee that met this morning also discussed the problem of the party nominations for Monaragala district.
UNP General Secretary Tissa Attanayake told the media later that the leader of the district team ex-MP Ranjith Madduma Bandara and the deputy leader Ananda Kumarasiri are under the probe.
Nihal Chandrasiri was appointed as the acting district organizer for Monaragala district while a disciplinary investigation is carried out properly, he said.
K. Velayuthan has been appointed as the UNP chief organizer of the Uva Province that comprised of Monaragala and Badulla districts.
The UNP General Secretary further stated that the major propaganda rallies of the UNP would commence on March 19.