Handunnetti packed off to Matara; Lal Kantha to contest from Colombo


By Dasun Edirisinghe

The JVP yesterday announced its Colombo District MP Sunil Handunnetti had been appointed the party’s new organiser for the Matara District.

The new appointment was made by the party’s supreme body as part of its reorganisation programme based, according to the JVP media unit.

Handunnetti has been a MP for the Colombo District since 2000. He was appointed to the party’s politburo and made the Finance Secretary at the

Seventh Convention of the party at the Sugathadasa Stadium on February 02, 2014.

Lalkantha currently functions as a Western Provincial Council member.

They said that former Matara District JVP organiser and former parliamentarian Jinadasa Kithulegoda, who is currently a member of the Southern Provincial Council would work with Handunnetti.

The JVP expects to bag two seats in the Matara District at the next general election.

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