Key Sri Lankan Tamil, Muslim parties back opposition presidential hope

ComBank MD S. Renganathan (Centre) introducing the app to CB Governor Indrajit Coomaraswamy in the presence of (from L) ComBank Manager - Card Centre Seevali Wickramasinghe, Head of Card Centre Thusitha Suraweera, Deputy GM – Marketing Hasrath Munasinghe, CB Assistant Governor Ananda Jayalath and CB Director - Payments & Settlements Dharmasri Kumaratunge

Sri Lanka’s Tamil and Muslim parties, potential kingmakers in next month’s presidential polls, on Wednesday came out in support of the Sinhalese opposition candidate hoping he would end ethnic bloodshed. Sri Lanka’s Tamil and Muslim parties, potential kingmakers in next month’s presidential polls, on Wednesday came out in support of the Sinhalese opposition candidate hoping he would end ethnic bloodshed.


A poster of
Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapakse (L) and opposition leader Ranil
Wickremesinghe (R) are pictured at an intersection in the capital Colombo.
Political parties scramble for voter attention by putting up flags (L) and
posters ahead of next month’s presidential elections where the two men are

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