Presidential elections will be officially held in Sri Lanka today. Numerous computations have changed because of the country’s resistance applicant Sajid Premadasa pulling out without a second to spare. Then again, there is likewise a wide division in the decision party. This might prompt surprising outcomes. News from BBC and Times of India.
Authoritatively there are three up-and-comers in the political decision. They are Interim President Ranil Wickremesinghe, Dulas Alahaperuma of the decision party, and Anur Kumar Dissanayake of the radical Janata Vimukti Peramuna (JVP) party.
The president, chosen by 225 individuals from parliament, will act as the replacement for Gotabaya Rajapaksa until November 2024. Gotabaya Rajapaksa had to escape the country because of outrage brought about by the monetary emergency.
Ranil Wickremesinghe was made Acting President of Sri Lanka before Gotabaya fled. Prior, when his sibling Mahinda Rajapakse had to leave, he made him the Prime Minister. Gotabaya party is supporting Ranil Wickremesinghe in the official political decision.
Dulas Alahaperuma will confront the most rivalry in the political race. 63-year-old Dulas is a firm Buddhist patriot. In any case, he has a spotless picture. He was a pastor of the decision party SLPP. Later surrendered. Supposed to get the help of numerous in his party.
One more up-and-comer in the political race is Anur Kumar Dissanayake. In spite of the fact that his possibilities of winning are thin, he can make an alternate condition.
This is the main parliamentary political decision beginning around 1978 in Sri Lanka. Before this- the president was chosen by direct vote of electors in 1982, 1988, 1994, 1999, 2005, 2010, 2015, and 2019.