Agalawatta SLFP Chief Organiser joins SJB
Ranjith Somawansa who served as the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) Chief Organiser of Agalawatta met with Leader of the Opposition Sajith Premadasa and joined the Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) yesterday (07).
Somawansa, a graduate of the University of Colombo and a prominent former student activist, previously served as the Minister of Health, Indigenous Medical Affairs, Probation and Child Care of the Western Province and the Minister of Education, Culture and Arts and delivered many services during his tenures.
He also served as the President of the Progressive Students Front and the President of the United Students Front of the University of Colombo, and entered politics through the SLFP at the invitation of Lady Sirimawo Bandaranaike.
He was elected as a Provincial Council member in 1993 and served under many titles including the House Leader and the Deputy House Leader of the Western Provincial Council for many decades.