The name of activist Saman Rathnapriya has been gazetted to fill the vacant United National Front (UNF) seat in Parliament.
Rathnapriya will replace Dr. Jayampathy Wickramaratne who resigned from Parliament recently for personal reasons.
Saman Rathnapriya is the joint Convenor of the People’s Collective Movement (Purawesi Ekamuthuwa
He was among the activists who played a key role to promote Maithripala Sirisena at the 2015 Presidential election. (Colombo Gazette)