UNP deputy leader says appointment of party national organizer illegal

May 04, Colombo: The deputy leader of Sri Lanka’s main opposition United National Party (UNP) Sajith Premadasa says that the appointment of the party’s national organizer was illegal.

Premadasa addressing a media briefing today accused party leader Ranil Wickremasinghe of acting like a dictator in the manner the national organizer was appointed to the party.

UNP Colombo District parliamentarian Ravi Karunanayaka was appointed yesterday as the national organizer of the crisis-ridden party.

Premadasa said that he did not object to the individual who was appointed to the post, but the manner in which the appointment was made.

The deputy leader says that he would express his objections to the Working Committee.

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