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Kirielle among four being considered for UNP candidacy

Four names have been proposed by the United National Party (UNP) for candidacy in the upcoming presidential election including that of Kandy district MP Lakshman Kiriella, UNP MP Chandima Gamage told reporters at Temple Trees today (29).

Gnanasara Thero’s release sends the wrong message – TNA

Condemning President Maithripala Sirisena's decision to pardon Ven. Gnanasara Thero of the Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) today (23), the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) said the President's act sends a "very wrong message" to the country at a time when anti-Muslim bigotry should be kept in check.