Rathana Thera To Lose His MP Post: EC Chairman Confirms He Has Received Thera's Removal From Party In Writing

Athuraliya Rathana Thera will lose his parliamentary seat as the Ape Janabala Party has informed the Elections Commission that Rathana Thera has been expelled from the party.

Elections Commission Chairman Nimal Punchihewa confirmed that the party has informed to him in writing that Rathana Thera has been expelled from the party.

The Elections Commission is expected to publish a Gazette removing Rathana Thera from his party and nominating another MP in his place.

Rathana Thera, who currently supports the ruling alliance, was sworn in as a Parliamentarian in January, 2021.

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