Signs of UNP losing power at Hambantota Municipal council
Monday, 12 February 2018 - 9:22
Former Hambantota Municipal Council Mayor Eraj Fernando says that the governing power of the Hambantota Munipal Council will be formed by an alliance between the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna and the United People's Freedom Alliance.
According to yesterday's election results, the United National Party gained power at Hambantota Municipal Council winning nine seats , the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna obtained seven seats and the UPFA won 4 seats.
Reports state that if the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna and the United People's Freedom Alliance form an alliance, the UNP will lose ruling power at Hambantota Municipal Council.
However, expressing his views to our news team, former UPFA Mayor Eraj Fernando said that the the Podujana Peramuna and UPFA leaders have held discussions regarding the matter and taken a decision.