Navin Dissanayake fails to secure parliamentary seat

UNP National Organizer Navin Dissanayake has failed to secure a seat from the Nuwaraeliya District at the Parliamentary election. '

During the campaign, Dissanayake expressed his willingness to lead the UNP after the polls and to give it a fresh outlook.

"The Nuwara Eliya result is 5 for pohotuwa and 3 for SJB... the UNP has got caught in the islandwide tsunami... I missed out by about 2000 votes... I accept the decision of the voters humbly and bow my head to the democratic process," Dissanayake said on Facebook.

Many UNP stalwarts including its General Secretary are likely to lose their Parliamentary seats at this eleciton.

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