Sajith group of Sri Lanka major opposition forms an alternative working committee

May 25, Colombo: Sri Lanka’s major opposition United National Party (UNP) Moneragala district MP Ranjith Madduma Bandara says that a group of party members, led by UNP Deputy Leader Sajith Premadasa, has established an alternative working committee.

A number of MPs and other party seniors who oppose the leadership of Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremasinghe have gathered in the alternative working committee, UNP sources say.

The alternative committee comprises around 100 members, sources said pointing out that it meets regularly to decide on crucial matters.

Madduma Bandara accused the present UNP working committee of strengthening individuals and not the party.

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