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Mervin Silva to contest from UNP?

Mervin Silva to contest from UNP?


Mervin Silva to contest from UNP?

Tissamaharamaya seat instead of Kelaniya.

It is reported that the former Minister Mervin Silva is to come back to politics from the United National Party and he intends contesting
from the UNP ticket from Tissamaharamaya seat instead of his former seat Kelaniya.

The people had requested him to contest again and in order to accede to the request of the people he intends contesting from Tissamharamaya seat under the UNP ticket.This he had revealed at a ceremony organised in Tissamaharamaya on the 15th instant in an awareness programme for adopting the Anagarika Dharmapala principles and to move forwards . He had said when the Prince Siddhartha attained enlightenment the religion then was Brahma religion. Then who asked from which religion Prince Siddhartha attained enlightenment.

He had added that he too is a staunch Buddhist. Hence he hopes to join a party not having conflicts.