Nimal Lanza Resigns From Deputy Minister Post: Likely To Support Joint Opposition At Election

Home Affairs Deputy Minister Nimal Lanza has resigned from his ministerial portfolio. 

It is learnt that Lanza will support the Joint Opposition at the Local Government election. 

Informed party sources said the reason for Lanza's resignation was a nomination issue. 

The controversial Deputy Minister first supported former President Mahinda Rajapaksa. But he later switched sides and became a member of the national unity government.

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