6 pay deposits to contest presidential polls
[TamilNet, Friday, 04 December 2009, 08:44 GMT]
Six prospective candidates from recognized political parties Thursday
paid their deposits to submit nominations for the forthcoming
presidential election which will be held on January 26. The
nominations close on December 17, Sri Lankan Election Department said.
Mr. Sritunga Jayasuriya from the United Socialist Party, Mr.M.B.Thaminimulla from the Okkoma Wasiyo Okkoma Rajawaru Sanwidanaya (All are Citizens All are Kings Organization), Mr.P.A Peter Nelson from the Sri Lanka Progressive Party, Mr. Saran
Manamendra from the New Sihala Urumaya Party, Mr. A. Asoka Suraweera
from the National Development Front and Mr. P.D.A Liyanage from the
Sri Lanka Workers Party paid their deposits Thursday.