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* Sri Lanka ruling party members of Kelaniya local government request security
Fri, May 16, 2014, 11:02 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

May 16, Colombo: Local government members of Sri Lanka's governing party in the Kelaniya electorate have called on the government to provide them with security.

Kelaniya Pradeshiya Sabha member Lanka Vijithakumar told the media that the government should provide adequate security to all governing party members.

He has been quoted in the local media as saying that two governing party members from the Kelaniya electorate have been killed within the last four years.

He said that Chamila Sandaruwan is the second governing party member to be killed in the Kelaniya electorate within four years.

Sandaruwan, a member of the UPFA controlled Peliyagoda Urban Council, was gunned down by unidentified gunmen Monday (May 12) in Kelaniya.

Hasitha Madawala, a councilor of Kelaniya Pradeshiya Sabha was killed near his residence in January by gunmen on a motorcycle.

Vijithakumar has called on President Mahinda Rajapaksa to ensure the safety of party members and increase their security.

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