Sri Lanka: Temple Trees sources reported a major clash between UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe and Deputy Leader Sajith Premadasa over the party’s leadership,sources said. “Party supporters are accusing Ranil Wickremesinghe for the collapse of their government and the loss of power.
Therefore, they are urging him to resign from the party leadership.
Meanwhile, a group of UNP Parliamentarians are requesting that MP Sajith Premadasa be appointed as the Leader of the party immediately,”sources further said.
The anti-Ranil faction has also warned that they would not hesitate to take serious action against Wickremesinghe if he did not take measures to appoint Premadasa as the Leader of the Party.