All Candidates UPFA

D.A. Malani Hemakanthi

Electorate – Nikaweratiya

Age – 60 years

Education – G.C.E (O/L)

Profession – Legal Clerk

Registration Year with the party and positions held (if any)

1970

  • President of the Town Branch
  • President of the Sub Division of the board of authority
  • Vice president of the District Organization
  • Secretary and Vice President of the Nikaweratiya Women’s wing
  • Committee member of the all island women’s organization

Activities done within the party

  • Establishing branch societies for the party
  • Participating at counting votes
  • Working as a polling booth representative
  • Actively doing politics with in the electorate

Activities done for the community

  • Working as a community leader
  • Talking with the police and solving problems
  • Meeting politicians and talking about women’s problems
  • Participating in Dengue preventive programs
  • Doing religious work and going on pilgrimages with the villages and helping them
  • Helping in Funerals

Balasooriya Kankanamge Wimalawathi

Electorate – Nikaweratiya

Age – 59 years

Education – G.C.E (O/L)

Profession – Vanitha Shakthi Bank Officer

Registration Year with the party and positions held (if any)

1994

  • President of the village society
  • Vice president and treasurer of the Women’s wing of Nikaweratiya

Activities done within the party

  • Working for the betterment of the party and doing the best to get victory for the party in every election

Activities done for the community

  • Giving provisions received at the provincial level for the villages and specially women.
  • Donating trees and directing them for awareness raising programs conducted by government officers.
  • Involving them in politics, educating them on day to day activities.

Sujeewa Priyadarshani

Electorate – Galgamuwa

Age – 39 years

Education – G.C.E (A/L)

Profession

Registration Year with the party and positions held (if any)

1991

  • Secretary of the Sub division
  • Secretary of the women in the electorate
  • Polling Booth Activity Committee
  • District women’s wing organizer

Activities done within the party

  • Doing any party work
  • Women’s work of Minister Bandula Disanayaka
  • Working as a coordinating officer in developing pre schools and Dhaham schools (for nine years)

Activities done for the community

  • Doing programs for the welfare of solider families and their children
  • Have done various programs for women’s welfare
  • Consultation services, donations, doing economic, social and cultural programs for the community

R.M. Srima Rajapaksha

Electorate – Galgamuwa

Age – 39 years

Education – G.C.E (A/L), Pre School Diploma

Profession – Pre School Teacher

Registration Year with the party and positions held (if any)

1989

  • Committee member of the Women’s wing of the SLFP

Activities done within the party

  • Actively involved in politics

Activities done for the community

  • Doing social work
  • Helping for education
  • Helping temples
  • Working as an instructor on informal education at the informal education unit of the Education Ministry

D.M. Jenet Mallika

Electorate – Galgamuwa

Age – 48 years

Education – G.C.E (O/L)

Profession – Farming

Registration Year with the party and positions held (if any)

1996

  • President of women’s society
  • Secretary of women’s society
  • Committee member of the local level women’s society

Activities done within the party

  • Supporting at all times

Activities done for the community

  • Giving any help voluntarily, have worked to get necessary things for the village by connecting with institutions and services.

Hallintha Guruge Sriyalatha

Electorate – Galgamuwa

Age – 49 years

Education – G.C.E (A/L)

Profession – Businesswoman

Registration Year with the party and positions held (if any)

2003

  • Working as the organizer of No.125 Walakwewa Grama Niladhari Division

Activities done within the party

  • Public awareness raising to win the party and supporting the party by doing so
  • Staying with in the party to satisfy the people

Activities done for the community

  • Secretary of the Walathwewa community based organization
  • Reconstruction of 4 tanks, implementing model gardens, growing forests
  • Have done a lot of economic, cultural and social programs as the secretary of the welfare society.
  • Working as the secretary of the Farmer Society.

I.M. Vineetha Shyamini

Electorate – Galgamuwa

Age – 48 years

Education – G.C.E (A/L)

Profession – Agrarian Research Development Assistant

Registration Year with the party and positions held (if any)

1979

  • President of the Sub division – Ehetuwewa
  • Secretary of the electorate – Galgamuwa

Activities done within the party

  • Coming forward for any activity done by the party

Activities done for the community

  • Providing agricultural wells
  • Development of home gardening
  • Helping for housing
  • Development of small groups
  • Introducing income generating projects to generate income

R.M. Herath Menike

Electorate – Galgamuwa

Age – 46 years

Education – G.C.E (O/L)

Profession – Detained police women’s security service – voluntary

Registration Year with the party and positions held (if any)

1983

  • Secretary of the Branch Society
  • President of the Women’s wing

Activities done within the party

  • Participating in every event

Activities done for the community

  • Assisting in housing loans
  • Assisting in sanitary, toilet projects
  • Improving the economic situation through agricultural wells project
  • Providing loans for self employment through small group loans

T.M. Udayanthi Ganga Thennakoon

Electorate – Galgamuwa

Age – 36 years

Education – External Degree

Profession – Small Entrepreneur

Registration Year with the party and positions held (if any)

1996

  • Treasurer of Women’s Society and committee member of the electorate

Activities done within the party

  • Have done campaigning because I came forward as an independent candidate at the last election.

Activities done for the community

  • Assisting in getting roads
  • Providing roofing sheets
  • Providing the background to get money for the agricultural wells project
  • Directing for counseling services

R.D. Indrani Jayasooriya

Electorate – Galgamuwa

Age – 47 years

Education – G.C.E (O/L)

Profession – Agricultural Researcher and Production Assistant

Registration Year with the party and positions held (if any)

1989

  • President of the Women’s wing
  • Committee member of the electorate

Activities done within the party

  • Participating in all party activities

Activities done for the community

  • Agricultural wells project
  • Directing community towards home gardening
  • Helping in getting the housing and drinking water projects

V. Indrani Kusumalatha

Electorate – Mahawa

Age – 47 years

Education – G.C.E (O/L)

Profession

Registration Year with the party and positions held (if any) – Member

Activities done within the party

  • Participating in meetings

Activities done for the community

  • Social work

D.M. Nilmini Kumari Anoma Dasanayaka (Kumudu)

Electorate – Mahawa

Age – 47 years

Education – G.C.E (A/L), Diploma in English

Profession – Farming

Registration Year with the party and positions held (if any)

1984

  • President of the women’s wing of Nikawewa Gampaha sub division
  • Treasure of Galgamuwa electorate

Activities done within the party

  • Have involved in any activity of the party
  • Came forward at the 2006 local council election

Activities done for the community

  • Assisting in directing to employment
  • Donating mammoths and roofing sheets
  • Assisting in giving equipment for Dhaham schools
  • Coordinating activities of the central government and the local council in order to get donations for development of schools.

S.A. Kusumawathie

Electorate – Mahawa Yapahuwa

Age – 54 years

Education – G.C.E (O/L)

Profession – Businesswoman

Registration Year with the party and positions held (if any) – 2007. Member.

Activities done within the party

  • Active member

Activities done for the community

  • Educating women through Sanasa Society
  • Helping through Funeral Assistance Society and the Women’s Society
  • Helping in small scale business
  • Training of women social workers.

R.M. Indrani Rathnayaka

Electorate – Mahawa

Age – 46 years

Education – G.C.E (A/L), Pre School Diploma

Profession – Pre School Teacher

Registration Year with the party and positions held (if any)

1994

  • President of the Women’s wing of Ganthihe sub division

Activities done within the party

  • Doing active politics with in the election committee, branch societies and electorate.

Activities done for the community

  • Working for the community as a pre school teacher
  • Organizing training programs for women through various organizations
  • Organizing new year events
  • Serving the society with kindness
  • Working to get government sponsorship for village work

I.M. Ureka Nilmini Cooray

Electorate – Mahawa

Age – 23 years

Education – G.C.E (A/L)

Profession – Businesswoman

Registration Year with the party and positions held (if any) – 2008

Activities done within the party

  • Organizing political meetings

Activities done for the community

  • Working in preschools and Dhaham schools
  • Supporting public work
  • Providing plants and equipment needed for the community by connecting with NGO’s and Government institutions
  • Secretary and the organizer of the Youth Organization

D.M. Dayawathie

Electorate – Giribawa

Age – 46 years

Education – G.C.E (A/L)

Profession – Agricultural Researcher and Production Assistant

Registration Year with the party and positions held (if any)

1986

  • President of the Giribawa Sub division
  • Vice president of Galgamuwa electorate
  • Polling booth action committee

Activities done within the party

  • Have participated in all activities

Activities done for the community

  • Have helped in every possible way
  • Assisting poor families to build their houses by providing roofing material
  • Home gardening program
  • Development of Dhaham school
  • Doing programs for women’s and children’s welfare

W.M.R. Amitha Kumari Mullegama

Electorate – Giribawa

Age – 34 years

Education – Diploma in Primary Education

Profession – Pre School Teacher

Registration Year with the party and positions held (if any) – 2000. Member.

Activities done within the party

  • Organizing election meeting to win the party, raising awareness, helping projects of the party by appointing active leaders and groups.

Activities done for the community

  • Conducting health clinics
  • Working as a preschool teacher and a Dhaham school teacher
  • Providing sets of pots by introducing budget kitchen
  • Giving tents, barrels and technology for rice production
  • Giving equipment for women’s organization through the women’s Ministry
  • Providing gardening equipment for home garderning

A.R.M. Nusrath Beygam

Electorate – Kurunegala

Age – 34 years

Education – G.C.E (O/L)

Profession – Social Work

Activities done for the community

  • Starting Carbonic home gardening programs
  • Giving hand work training
  • Programs to build harmony between ethnic groups
  • Renovating wells, development of roads in remote villages
  • Coordinating projects on environment protection, conducting awareness raising campaigns and trainings on non-transmitted diseases
  • Building North – South women’s relationships, providing relief assistance for the people in the North, starting saving programs for Muslim women
  • Starting pre schools, building Children’s support through Children’s Societies

Abeysekera Mirinchige Sumithra Rathnayaka

Electorate – Kurunegala

Age – 56 years

Education – G.C.E (A/L)

Profession – Pre School Teacher

Registration Year with the party and positions held (if any)

1975

  • Treasurer of the Bemmulla Peruwa Women’s organization of the Aththanagalla electorate

Activities done within the party

  • Supporting Madam Chandrika Kumaranathunga, Mr. Susil Premajayanth, Minister Jayarathna Hearth, Mr. Piyumal Hearth, Madam Upulangani Malagamuwa and Mr. Rohana Vitharana in election times.

Activities done for the community

  • Working to get street lamps to Muththettugala – Sinhapura and developing several roads, Doing awareness raising activities on Human Rights

R.M. Bisomenike

Electorate – Ibbagamuwa

Age – 61 years

Education – G.C.E (O/L)

Profession – Self employed

Registration Year with the party and positions held (if any)

1970

  • Women’s Organizer

Activities done within the party

  • Organizing meetings, educating women, participating May Day rallies, Awareness raising about identity cards, Promoting to give votes

Iyeesha A. Hameed

Electorate – Ibbagamuwa

Age – 50 years

Education – G.C.E (O/L)

Profession – Teaching

Registration Year with the party and positions held (if any) – 1978

Activities done within the party

  • Doing awareness raising activities at the village level by getting party leaders and supporting the party

Activities done for the community

  • Secretary of the Civil Security Society of the Gokarella Area
  • President of Samurdhi Village Society
  • Secretary of Gama Neguma project
  • Head Mistress of S.U.K English school
  • Teaching Tamil for Buddhist children
  • Teaching external classes
  • Training teachers for Preschools in Maiwela
  • Conducting Madar Majlid for Muslim women
  • Providing common wells, roads, culverts, gates for the village
Kalugala Muhandiramlage Wasantha Kalugala

Electorate – Polpithigama

Age – 42 years

Education – G.C.E (A/L)

Profession

Registration Year with the party and positions held (if any)

1986

  • President of the women’s organization
  • Secretary of the Branch society
  • Polling booth committee member

Activities done within the party

  • Participating in organizing work
  • Organizing meetings
  • Going from house to house to get votes for the party
  • Working as a party representative at the polling booth

Activities done for the community

  • Secretary of the Funeral Assistance Society
  • Treasurer of Randiya Community based Organization
  • Secretary of the Civil Security Committee
  • Member of the village Development Society
  • Member of the Independent Women’s Unit at the Devesarana Development Centre
  • Working for 14 years as a District Court Justice of Peace at Kurunegala
  • Working as a Dhaham school teacher
K.G.G. Ariyawansa

Electorate – Polpithigama

Age – 53 years

Education – G.C.E (O/L)

Profession

Registration Year with the party and positions held (if any) – 1980. Active Member.

Activities done within the party

  • Working as an active member at every election

Activities done for the community

  • Distributing the benefits received by politics to the people

Daya Kahagalla

Electorate – Polpithigama

Age – 57 years

Education – G.C.E (O/L)

Profession – Social Worker

Registration Year with the party and positions held (if any)

1965

  • Secretary – Action Committee

Activities done within the party

  • Have given an active contribution in every activities

Activities done for the community

  • Getting helath and children’s clinic to the village
  • Development of roads
  • Giving a solution to the drinking water problem
  • Growing forests and coconut trees
  • Providing spectacles and conducting eye clinics
  • Maintaining pre schools and libraries
  • Providing sanitation services
  • Providing relief for displaced people from the conflict
  • Assisting in getting compensation for the disappeared people during the 1988-89 insurrection.
  • Awareness raising on gender
  • Providing common buildings at the village level
  • Conducting programs for children through NGO’s
  • Educating on Drugs
  • Directing youth for professional training programs

D.P. Chandrika Malkanthi

Electorate – Polpithigama

Age – 23 years

Education – Studying for External Degree

Profession

Registration Year with the party and positions held (if any)

2002

  • Secretary of the party branch organization of Demetagala

Activities done within the party

  • Acting as a party community leader
  • Going from house to house to educate people about the activities of the party

Activities done for the community

  • Implementing the Dengue Preventive Program with the Health Society authorit
  • Getting roads, and culverts, street lamps to the village by communicating with higher party leadership
  • Working as a Dhaham school teacher and helping poor families to build houses
  • Serving the disabled people within the division through the CBR program

Thangarajah Janaki

Electorate – Mawathagama

Age – 53 years

Education – G.C.E (A/L)

Profession –  Sewing curtains and cloths, working as a handicraft instructor and a resource  person

Registration Year with the party and positions held (if any)

1977

  • Main organizer and president of the women’s Society

Activities done within the party

  • Assisting in the establishment of Women’s Societies, participating in election campaigns during election times

Activities done for the community

  • Assisting the community with tea and food when roads are developed through the Maga Naguma project
  • Donating banners for Societies, donating money,providing trainings for women’s at a very low rate, giving free trainings, giving trainings necessary for the community by connecting with NGO’s, providing workshops, conducting training workshops for Samurdhi receivers.

Athugalage Chandrika Seneviratna Athugalage

Electorate – Mawathagama

Age – 41 years

Education – G.C.E (A/L)

Profession

Registration Year with the party and positions held (if any) – 2006

Activities done within the party

  • Participating at organizing work, organizing meetings, working as a polling booth party representative

Activities done for the community

  • Working for the community as the Secretary of the village Funeral Assitance Society
  • Secretary of the Ama Diyawara Community Based Organization
  • President of the Shakthi Women’s Action Organization
  • Treasurer of the Ekahitha Devesarana Society
  • Secretary of the Sahageewana Small Group
  • Secretary of Ekamuthu Welfare Society

Welimuni Arachchige Wimalawathie

Electorate – Ridigama

Age – 57 years

Education – G.C.E (O/L)

Profession – Businesswoman

Registration Year with the party and positions held (if any) – From generations

Activities done within the party

  • Participating at meetings, representing at Jana Sabha within the village

Activities done for the community

  • Working with Samurdhi programs from the beginning
  • President of the Administration Board
  • Secretary of the Water Project of the Community Based Organization
  • Providing donations for toilets
  • Assisting Preschools through women’s societies
  • Providing library facilities for the Children’s Society
  • Observing local councils and sending reports
  • Providing information about Government Institutions to the village

M.P. Ranjani Jayanthi Beatrice Mahawela

Electorate – Ridigama

Age – 54 years

Education – G.C.E (O/L)

Profession –  Management Assistant (Government Officer)

Registration Year with the party and positions held (if any)

1976

  • President of the Women’s Wing of the Dodamgaslanda electorate
  • Representative of Dodamgaslanda at the all island women’s wing

Activities done within the party

  • Working in the electorate to reorganize Branch Societies, have done a lot to the Dodamgaslanda electorate by sacrificing labout and money since 1994, when men in the party was afraid to contest in 1987, for local council elections, encouraging my brother M.P Lalitha Kumara Kahawela as a candidate.

Activities done for the community

  • Talking with politicians about the injustice taking place in the police towards women and the public
  • Assisting poor school children by money
  • Annually donating money for the children at the Children’s Village
  • Helping a school child in Dabana
  • Doing other religious activities.

A. Asilin

Electorate – Ridigama

Age – 64 years

Education – G.C.E (O/L)

Profession – Businesswoman

Registration Year with the party and positions held (if any) – 1960. Member.

Activities done within the party

  • Supporting party members at election time and when needed

Activities done for the community

  • Starting Sports Societies
  • Initiating Health Programs
  • Conducting Self Employment workshops
  • Initiating Women’s Organizations
  • Donating Sanitary equipment for the needed
  • Getting the support of the community for projects
  • Starting a library with NESCO
  • Assisting in giving equipment and water for a preschool
  • Initiating Sports Societies
  • Leading to get clinics
  • Developing communication methods

Herath Mudiyanselage Nandawathi

Electorate – Wariyapola

Age – 40 years

Education – G.C.E (O/L)

Profession – Businesswoman

Registration Year with the party and positions held (if any)

1995

  • Secretary of the Branch Society
  • Organizer of the Party Societies in the village

Activities done within the party

  • Have supported the party with enthusiasm

Activities done for the community

  • Working as the coordinator to get electricity to the village, developing roads, taking every step to eradicate the main issue of the village, the water issue, by enlarging tanks, supporting the village in every social activity

Kankanamlage Jayanthi Chandra Kodikara Ekanayaka

Electorate – Polgahawela

Age – 54 years

Education – G.C.E (A/L)

Profession – Businesswoman

Registration Year with the party and positions held (if any)

1977

  • President of the women’s wing in Polgahawela division, President of the women’s wing in the divisional Secretariat
  • Polling Booth representative from 1994 to date
  • President of the Civil Security Committee
  • President of the Farmer Organizations
  • President of Swashakthi Foundation
  • Committee member of United Udara Lanka Farmer’s Front

Activities done within the party

  • Working for the betterment of the Party
  • Contesting for the Local Council election held

Activities done for the community

  • Participating women for training programs and all other social work

Basthian Koralalage Thamara Lalani Rodrigo

Electorate – Galgamuwa

Age – 48 years

Education – G.C.E (A/L)

Profession – Businesswoman

Registration Year with the party and positions held (if any)

1993

  • President of the Party Women’s wing – Galgamuwa Division
  • President of the Women’s wing of the Sub Division

Activities done within the party

  • Serving for 14 years as a Local Council member

Activities done for the community

  • President of the Urban Trade Council of Galgamuwa
  • President of the Civil Security Mother Committee
  • All other social work

Adikari Mudiyanselage Manike Adikari

Electorate – Nikaweratiya

Age – 60 years

Education – G.C.E (O/L)

Profession – Businesswoman

Registration Year with the party and positions held (if any)

1984

  • Former secretary of the Women’s wing of the party in the Nikaweratiya Divisiom
  • Former president of the Women’s wing of the sub division

Activities done within the party

  • Working for the betterment of the party

Activities done for the community

  • All social work in the area

C.M. Udeni Ramya Kumari Chandrasekara

Electorate – Mahawa

Age – 34 years

Education –  Diploma(Agri.), Agricultural Under Graduate(Open University)

Profession – Agricultural Field Officer

Registration Year with the party and positions held (if any)

1996

  • Organizing meetings at the village level

Activities done within the party

  • Supporting organizing meetings in the village and participating at them

Activities done for the community

  • Educating farmers on farming
  • Educating the people about the bad effects of globalization
  • Promoting traditional handicrafts and helping to sell them
  • Giving the knowledge of entrepreneurship to the villages
  • Educating the framers on the administration mechanism of the area
  • Awareness raising on gender
  • Initiating youth groups
  • Introducing methods to minimize environment pollution

Pramila Kumari Thennakoon

Electorate – Ibbagamuwa

Age – 24 years

Education – G.C.E (A/L)

Profession

Registration Year with the party and positions held (if any)

2004

  • Secretary of the Youth Organization
  • Member of the Village Women’s Society

Activities done within the party

  • Actively involving in election work and all other work within the party

Activities done for the community

  • Doing welfare activities for women through Swashakthi women’s organization.
  • Providing employment for youth through Tharuna Aruna Organization
  • Developing narrow roads through Yowun Senanka
  • Donating a building to Hunupola School
  • Donating sport equipment to Makulwewa school
  • Giving a bus to Hunupola road

R.D.D. Nayana Kumari Pallawela

Electorate – Ridigama

Age – 36 years

Education – Degree

Profession –  Management Assistant – People’s Bank

Registration Year with the party and positions held (if any)

1994

  • President of the women’s wing of Dodamgaslanda

Activities done for the community

  • Actively working in societies in the village
  • Providing assistance to develop infrastructure
  • Clinics, sanitary services, preschool and community halls building and renovating
  • Providing facilities for remote roads
  • Establishing Wimala Shakthi Women’s Foundation and working as its president. Helping the women in the area through economic, social and emotional development
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