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Two politicians to contest VB elections

Ranjith Siyambalapitiya and  Kanchana Jayaratna
Ranjith Siyambalapitiya and Kanchana Jayaratna

Two members of the present ruling party will be vying to hold office in the Volleyball Federation of Sri Lanka (VFSL) when they conduct their Annual General Meeting on April 4.

The incumbent President of the VFSL Ranjith Siyambalapitiya who is also the Deputy Speaker of the Parliament and Senior Vice-President of the VFSL and former President of the Sabaragamuwa Provincial Council Kanchana Jayaratna will be eying the top post of the Federation.

Minister Siyambalapitiya has submitted his nominations from the Kegalle Volleyball Association while Jayaratna has handed over the nomination from the Ratnapura District Volleyball Association.

Meanwhile, there will be no contest for the post of Secretary, Treasurer and the two Assistant Secretary posts as they will be elected uncontested.

C. Ratnamudali (University), Chandana Wijesinghe (Kurunegala), Mahinda Senerath Bandara (Colombo), Brig. Mahesh Abeyratne (Army), Air Commodore Padman de Costa (Air Force), T. N. de Silva (Navy) and DIG Nimal Perera (Police) will contest for the six Vice-President posts.

Dhanapala Jayapadma from Chilaw and A. A. Jayatissa from Gampaha will contest for the Chief Organiser post while 17 nominations have received for the 11 committee member posts. (D.R)