Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake handed over his nomination papers at the National Elections Commission this morning.
The JVP leader is contesting on behalf of the National People’s Power (NPP).
This is the first time the JVP has nominated a Presidential candidate in nearly 20 years.
Nandana Gunatilake contested the Presidential elections in 1999 on behalf of the JVP and came third. (Colombo Gazette)