Late MP Ranjith De Soyza’s seat to be filled

2019-12-11 at 08:15

The Returning officer of the Ratnapura District Maalani Lokupothagama says the Election Commission will be notified tomorrow, of the name of a qualified person who will be appointed to Parliament for the seat that fell vacant following the demise of late MP Ranjith De Zoyza.

Speaking to NewsRadio, Maalani Lokupothagama said the Commission has been informed that the name will be submitted tomorrow.

The Returning officer of the Ratnapura district added that by adhering to Constitutional provisions, she will select and nominate an eligible person to the commission.

Ratnapura District United People’s Freedom Alliance Parliamentarian Ranjith De Zoysa passed away on the 4th of December while receiving treatment at a private hospital in Singapore for a cardiac condition.