Feb 14, 2019

A minister returns to the public service

Anandi Sasitharan, former Minister of the Northern Provincial Council, who had obtained leave from the public service to enter politics, has re-entered the public service.

Annadi Sasitharan was in the Administrative Division of the Samurdhi Development Department in the Kilinochchi district office of the District Secretariat and she had obtained leave to engage in political activities in the year 2013.

After winning the provincial council election, she was elected to the Northern Provincial Council and later became a minister.

When she asked on her decision, whether does it indicate quitting politics, she said that she was disappointed with politics but had not yet decided to retire from politics.