Minister Sajith Premadasa says that disputes have arisen in Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna about the presidential candidate. The Minister added that the presidential candidate selection crisis deepens inside joint opposition. The Minister said this while attending the ceremony to lay the foundation stone of 953rd model village built under the reawakening village programme. It is the 4th village built for public servants in the Hambantota district.
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