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Hambantota Mayor Eraj resigns

Hambantota Mayor Eraj Ravindra Fernando has resigned from his post on Wednesday.

The Mayor informed the Hambantota Municipal Council General Assembly of his resignation at the monthly meeting on Wednesday.

He has twice served as the Mayor of the Hambantota Municipal Council for more than ten years, from 2011 to 2021.

Eraj Ravindra Fernando, who contested for the Hambantota Municipal Council under the United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA), won from the Mirijjawila Division in Hambantota and was elected as the current Mayor of the Hambantota Municipal Council with the assistance of the Municipal Councillors of the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna.

Fernando was involved in a clash with a group of UNP Parliamentarians who visited the Hambantota port and the Hambantota High Court in 2019 sentenced Fernando to rigorous imprisonment for threatening the MPs. Later he was released from the case.


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