No conditions placed on Rajapaksa’s candidacy: SLFP

Thursday, 9 July 2015 00:11 -     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


SLFP General Secretary Anura Priyadarshana Yapa yesterday denied reports that President Maithripala Sirisena had laid strict conditions on Mahinda Rajapaksa’s candidacy at the 17 August election.

Addressing a press briefing at the SLFP headquarters yesterday, Yapa said that Rajapaksa would definitely be contesting on the UPFA ticket.

The General Secretary rejected media reports that controversy was clouding Rajapaksa’s nomination from the UPFA.