Our Power of People Party sacks Athuraliye Rathana Thero

The Our Power of People Party (OPPP) has sacked the Venerable Athuraliye Rathana Thero, the political party informed the Election Commission.

The party had nominated the monk in December last year to fill its only seat (National List) in Parliament.

The Venerable Athuraliye Rathana Thero was nominated to fill the seat following a dispute in the party.

However, the Election Commission said that it has now been informed that the Veneral Athuraliye Rathana Thero has been removed from the party. (Colombo Gazette)


  1. This is what happens when a country worships Buddhist priests as demigods. Almost all this nations woes can be traced back to a lack of sophistication and an immature society.


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