Mar 23, 2018

SLPP’s Lansa is the Negombo mayor

Dayan Lansa of the SLPP has been elected mayor of the Negombo municipal council.

At a vote on the position, he obtained 25 votes, as against 19 votes by his opponent R. Vijitha Fernando of the UNP.

Lansa has the support of the three independent groups with the symbols ‘fish’ ‘banana bunch' and ‘kite.’

The UNP won Negombo MC at the LG polls, gaining 32,045 votes, 40.34 pc, with 19 seats.

The SLPP collected 26,129 votes, 32.9 pc, to win 16 seats.

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