Ranil defeats Karu, reelected party leader
December 19, 2011 03:47 pm
Ranil Wickramasinghe has been reelected as the leader of the United National Party in the election held today. Ranil Wickramasinghe, who received 68 votes, defeated Karu Jayasuriya by a majority of 42 votes.
Karu Jayasuriya had received only 26 out of the total 94 votes casted today.
Sajith Premadasa has been elected as Deputy Leader of the UNP defeating Ravi Karunanayake with a majority of 8 votes. Sajith received 50 votes while Ravi had secured 42 votes.
Daya Gamage has been elected as the National Organizer of the UNP, defeating Dayasiri Jayasekara by 56:36 votes in the election.