Local News: Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) general secretary Ranjith Madduma Bandara says the party’s nominations for the National List are finalized.
Speaking during a Wednesday (12) press conference, he said the list of candidates would be handed over to the Election Commission today (13).
Madduma Bandara further indicated that the National List had not been chosen to include any of the party leaders defeated in General Election 2020.
Since securing more than 2.77 million votes in the latest parliamentary election, the SJB, which was the largest opposition, clinched 54 seats in parliament, including 07 seats in the national list.
Ranjith Madduma Bandara, Harin Fernando, Imthiaz Bakeer Markar, Tissa Attanayake, Eran Wickramaratne, Mayantha Dissanayake and Diana Gamage were named to the SJB’s 07 National List seats according to reports.