Chandrika shuns Sirisena, throws her weight behind Ranil

Wednesday November 21, 2018

The former Sri Lankan President Chandrika Kumaratunga has decided to form an alliance with her former rival Ranil Wickremesinghe.

 

As talks get underway between the UNP led by Mr Wickremesinghe and other political parties to form a broad political alliance, Mrs Kumaratunga has asked her loyalists in the SLFP to join the alliance, informed sources in Colombo told the Tamilpolity.

 

Former ministers Rajitha Senaratne and Arjuna Ranatunga are among those from the Kumaratunga camp who will be joining the UNP-led political alliance, the sources added.