Onlanka News – By Janaka Alahapperuma
(Pix by: Sudath Silva)
Representatives of the Mullaitivu District Citizen Front met President Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees on 03 March to discuss the major concerns and grievances of the people in the Mullaitivu district. This meeting was arranged by former journalist turned politician J. Sri Ranga MP.
Sri Lankan government is now looking at introducing new democratic political leaders to the Tamils and J.Sri Ranga MP, who was elected to the parliament from Nuwara Eliya district, has come forward to address the grievances of the Northern Tamil civilians. Following the response by the Tamil civilians in the North, the government has decided to promote J. Sri Ranga MP and requested him to represent the people in the North. Sri Ranga is also a director in Namal Rajapaksa’s Tharunyata Hetak Organisation and the General Secretary of the Citizen’s Front.
The government has decided not to contest the upcoming local government elections in the Mullaitivu District and MP Sri Ranga’s Citizen’s Front will be contesting the elections with government support.