Kurunegala MC budget defeated by 14 votes
The budget submitted by the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna for the year 2023 of the Kurunegala Municipal Council, which is in power, has been defeated by a majority of 07 votes.
Only 07 votes were received in favor of the budget presented by Mayor Thushara Sanjeeva and 14 votes were received against it.
Kurunegala is considered a stronghold of the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna and the mayor of Kurunegala, Thushara Sanjeeva, is a close disciple of Johnston Fernando, one of the strongest in Pohottuwa. Similarly, the leader of Pohottuwa, Mahinda Rajapaksa also contested the last two general elections from Kurunegala district.