It was Chandrika Bandaranayaka who revived the SLFP after 1977


President Maitripala Sirisena says that the Bandaranaka family did everything for the country except theft, fraud and corruption.

The President said so while participating at a function held at the BMICH yesterday in view of the former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaranatunga’s 70 the birthday.

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe also participated in the occasion.

Speaking on this occasion the Prime Minister said that it was former President Chandrika Bankaranaike who re-built the SLFP after its defeat in 1977.