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SLPP rally held

ALL IN THE FAMILY :- The brothers of the Rajapaksa family and former first lady Mrs Shiranthi Rajapaksa, lined up on stage at the SLPP rally held at the Sugathadasa In-Door Stadium, Colombo, yesterday afternoon. The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) held its annual convention at the Sugathadasa Stadium yesterday at which Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa was elected as the party’s President taking over from Prof G.L.Peiris. The event also saw the naming of former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa as the SLPP’s candidate for the upcoming Presidential election. Members of the Rajapaksa family, Chamal and Basil together with Gotabaya, Prof.G.L.Peiris and MP Dullas Alahapperuma and Mrs.Shiranthi Rajapaksa taking the oath of allegiance to the country at the convention. Picture by Wimal Karunathilake. 


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