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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M.D. Nandawathi 

Electorate – Haliela

Age – 55 years

Education –  G.C.E (O/L)

Profession – Personal Staff of Minister Dilan Perera

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

1993

  • President of the branch society of the SLFP
  • President of the women’s society of the SLFP
  • President of the women’s wing of the Haliela seat
  • Contestant for Haliela Local Council
  • Vice President of the Board of Authority in the area.

Activities done within the party

  • Acted as representative in all elections since 1993
  • Came forward as a contestant
  • Been a representative at counting centers
  • Organizing political meetings
  • Going from house to house, etc.

Activities done for the community

  • Giving drinking water – 34 lakhs
  • Building of water tank in Dalukhinna – Rs. 90000
  • Laying concrete to Dematawelhinna main road under MagaNaguma – 7 Lakhs
  • Assisting in giving deeds
  • Donating books for school children.
  • Donating equipment  for mushroom cultivation for 10 women at the Muthulatha Women’s society
  • Providing kitchen utensils for Pragathi Funeral Society
  • Working as a Justice of Peace
W.J.V. Chandra Kumari

Electorate – Haliela

Age – 44 years

Education – G.C.E (A/L)

Profession – Samurdhi Development Officer

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

1979

  • President of the branch society
  • President of the women’s society in the division

Activities done within the party

  • Doing all the work that is handed over by the chief organizer of the party
  • Organizing events and participating members for meetings

Activities done for the community

  • Building houses through Samurdhi programs
  • Family development programs
  • Getting electricity to the village, getting water, concreting roads
  • Building a community hall
  • Donating equipment for sports society, giving roofing material
  • Providing sanitary facilities for the poor

R.M. Suneetha Chandra Kumari

Electorate – Haliela

Age – 49 years

Education – G.C.E (O/L)

Profession – Samurdhi Officer

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

Activities done within the party

  • Introducing activities of the society
  • Supervising work
  • Supporting election campaigns

Activities done for the community

  • Doing drinking well projects
  • Concreating main roads and secondary rodas of Thudumahawela
  • Developing roads- making culverts
  • Developing channels
  • Roofing assistance- for 24 families
  • Toilet assistance – for 24 families
  • Health matters (awareness raising on Dengue, mal nutrition)
  • Providing roofing material, tents and chairs for funeral societies, women’s societies, welfare societies
  • Making a community hall
  • Donating 120 school bags for Sunday school children
  • Giving Samurdhi Scholarships (SisuDiriya) for 4 children
  •  Organizing eye clinics
  • Building 6 houses for the poor

L.A. Malani

Electorate – Mahiyanganaya

Age – 60 years

Education – G.C.E (A/L), Visharadha Musician

Profession – Head of Shrimalee Kalayathanaya

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

1994

  • Member of the Giradurukotte new town women’s society of the party.

Activities done within the party

  • Participating at all elections as an activist since 1994
  • Doing all activities for the benefit of the party

Activities done for the community

  • Providing materials for FREEDOM mental hospital in Kelaniya each year.
  • Organizing a religious musical event on each Vesak Poya day with the village children.
  • Providing loans to increase income
  • Building women’s societies in the Mahaweli C zone in Giradurukotte
  • Starting the week market
  • Giving income generating project

H.H. Swarna Subasingha

Electorate – Ridimaliyadda

Age – 49 years

Education – G.C.E (O/L)

Profession – Businesswoman

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

Activities done within the party – Supporting election campaigns

Activities done for the community

  • Actively getting involved in social work and sending women for various awareness programs on women and politics

S.M. Kusuma Rathnayaka

Electorate – Welimada

Age – 51 years

Education – G.C.E (A/L)

Profession – Businesswoman

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

1988

  • Secretary of branch society
  • Member of Village Committee of the D.S
  • President of women’s branch society
  • President of women’s board of authority
  • Vise secretary of Welimada electorate
  • Committee member of the all island board of authority of the party

Activities done within the party – Apart from acting in all the positions above have given support for any party activity

Activities done for the community

  • Sending women for the sewing class workshops by the internationally recognized sewing instructor, Mrs. Sita Devi
  • Providing farming equipment for 12 women
  • Giving sewing machines for women’s societies, providing 10 employment opportunities, making roads and making two stair ways from the approved money of Samurdhi Movement
  • Building multipurpose buildings and donating equipment for societies

W.M. Chandrakanthi Wijekoon

Electorate – Welimada

Age – 49 years

Education – G.C.E (A/L)

Profession – Accounts Clerk

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

1994

  • Media organizer – Woman Secretary
  • All Island – member
  • SLFP president – Women’s organization
  • President of the Badulla District board of authority

Activities done within the party

  • Working as a member of the party
  • Working as an activist in the Welimada electorate
  • Engaging in various activities for the benefit of the party

Activities done for the community

  • Giving assistance for poor families through NGO’s
  • Providing resources and knowledge for widows
  • Organizing women’s fair
  • Providing cycle loans with the help of the board of authority
  • Providing equipment for temples
  • Helping Montessori education
  • Organizing women sensitive workshops

S.A.R. Gnanawathi

Electorate – Welimada

Age – 53 years

Education – G.C.E (A/L)

Profession – Businesswoman

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

1977

  • Committee member of the board of authority
  • Was elected as a local level councilor at the 2006 local government election

Activities done within the party –

Participating in every party activity in the district in every election.

Activities done for the community – Working as a counsellor for the benefit of the community

R.M. Premalatha

Electorate – Badulla

Age – 47 years

Education – G.C.E (O/L)

Profession – Hospital Labourer

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

1982

  • President of the UPFA women’s organization of Kendagolla

Activities done within the party

  • Organizing every event and meeting of the party for 28 years
  • Currently my husband is serving as the president of the branch organization of the party
  • Contesting for Badulla provincial council in 2002
  • Eventhough I came forward for the 2006 election I didn’t get any seat because that opportunity was given to the people who came from the opposition

Activities done for the community

  • Organizing small groups in 3 GramaNiladari divisions
  • Giving donations through IRDP for small tea plantations
  • Executing social awareness programs
  • Starting water projects
  • Developing roads/ welfare activities
  • Conducting trainings on home gardening
  • Conducting trainings on exporting small crops.
  • Providing facilities for loans for self employment

Dharma Masakorala

Electorate – Badulla

Age – 59 years

Education – G.C.E (A/L)

Profession – Social Worker

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

1970

  • Have held positions in 1983 as a committee member of Badulla women’s society and in other women’s scoieties.

Activities done within the party

  • Working to get members to the party by going from house to house, have worked to get victory to the party in every election.
  • Coming forward as a candidate for local government elections

Activities done for the community

  • Have directed young people in the village towards employment (hospital laborer -5, Driver -2, Library assistant- 1)
  • Helping to get Rs.50,000 to build a shrine for Sirimalgoda School
  • Providing roofing material for several poor families with the help of the party
  • Actively involving in every social work through the village development society
  • Directing women for training programs

R.M. Geethanjali Rathnayaka

Electorate – Badulla

Age – 45 years

Education – Degree in Arts

Profession – Teaching

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

1987

  • Secretary and treasurer of the women’s wing
  • President of the women’s society
  •  Secretary and treasurer of the branch society
  • Committee member of the teaching society

Activities done within the party

  • Getting 350 members from the UNP and the JVP to SLFA party during the past election period.

Activities done for the community

  • Providing a few employment opportunities
  • Providing toilet loans
  • Working to develop roads for the village

Amitha Dissanayaka

Electorate – Passara

Age – 42 years

Education – G.C.E (O/L)

Profession – Agricultural Assistant and Production Assistant

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

1996

  • Have held position in the party and in women’s societies

Activities done within the party

  • Establishing election officers in every election  period and doing campaigning
  • Distributing hand bills, protecting banners and bill boards
  • Going from house to house and campaigning

Activities done for the community

  • Providing seeds, water and other equipment relevant for farming and for the people in the estates.
  • Starting model farms, starting projects to grow ginger, mushrooms and bell pepper.
  • Establishing women’s societies and giving them trainings
  • Getting everybody’s participation for programs and doing social programs.

Chandrika Balasooriya

Electorate – Passara

Age – 44 years

Education – G.C.E (A/L)

Profession – Agricultural Assistant and Production Assistant

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

1986

  • Secretary of the branch society of Passara – Aluthwela

Activities done within the party

  • Campaigning for elections
  • Doing posters and handbills and doing work at the election offices in order to support the party

Activities done for the community

  • Establishing women’s organizations and giving suitable trainings for them. Distribution of fertilizer for farmers. Helping Tamil people to start projects.
  • Working as the secretary in the school development society, involving as the secretary of the village development society to build a road for the village.

K.M. Dharmawathi Konara

Electorate – Passara

Age – 41 years

Education – G.C.E (O/L)

Profession – Agricultural Assistant and Production Assistant

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

1992

  • Holding positions of the branch society as the president and the secretar

Activities done within the party

  • Organizing meetings to support candidates at the past elections held.
  • Establishing societies.
  • Have worked as election booth observer.

Activities done for the community

  • Reconstruction of tanks and channels.
  • Developing roads
  • Doing voluntary work
  • Providing loan and executing loan programs
  • Gathering small groups
  • Leadership training

Y.M. Sumana Yonamulla

Electorate – Passara

Age – 52 years

Education – G.C.E (A/L)

Profession – Agrarian Development Clerk

Registration Year with the party and positions held (if any) – 1994. Member.

Activities done within the party

  • Organizing meetings to win candidates and working to get victory to the party

Activities done for the community

  • Voluntary work – reconstruction of tanks and channels, road development activities, social services
  • Working to the village and holding positions as the secretary, president and the treasurer of the funeral societies, village development societies, etc.

Hetti Arachchige Mallika Peiris

Electorate – Bandarawela

Age – 52 years

Education – G.C.E (O/L)

Profession – Businesswoman

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

1990

  • Committee member of branch society, Treasurer and President

Activities done within the party

  • A vibrant active member within the party and have campaigned from the village level to  get votes for a selected candidate.

Activities done for the community

  • Providing rain water tanks
  • Getting dry ration for voluntary societies.
  • Directing towards employment
  • Working to get roofing materials for widows.

W.M. Chandralatha Wijekoon

Electorate – Haputale

Age – 36 years

Education – G.C.E (O/L)

Profession – Farming and selling vegetables

Registration Year with the party and positions held (if any) – 1994. Active Member.

Activities done within the party

  • Working as an active member in all elections
  • Advocating people on the activities done by the party
  • Looking in to the matters done through the party

Activities done for the community

  • Persuading Ministers to give drinking water facilities for villages
  • Developing damaged roads
  • Holding Jana Sabha meetings
  • Educating women on cycle loans
  • Providing resources for temples
  • Giving prominence for public work
  • Helping pre school education

 Wadhuthanthri Indira Piyadari

Electorate – Haputale

Age – 41 years

Education – G.C.E (A/L)

Profession – Businesswoman

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

1989

  • Holding positions in the branch organizations of the party

Activities done within the party

  • Advocating people on the activities of the party
  • Working for the betterment of the party

Activities done for the community

  • Providing school books and equipment  for few children
  • Assisting pre schools
  • Assisting religious places
  • Helping patients

Soma Edirisinghe

Electorate – Uva Paranagama

Age – 52 years

Education – G.C.E (A/L)

Profession –  Has served as the Vice President of the Uva Paranagama local council until 2010

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

  • 1983 – UNP
  • 2009 – SLFP
  • Have worked for 20 years as a local level councilor

Activities done within the party

Have been actively involved in every activity of the party as a member, activist and a councilor.

Activities done for the community

  • As a representative of the public, has worked sensitively with regard to the issues of the public.
  • Has given support to all programs done by the women’s development Centre, Ranjan Wijerathna education Institute and by the local council,
  • Have worked as a pre school teacher with 20 years of service

Punya Buddhadasa

Electorate – Uva Paranagama

Age – 63 years

Education – G.C.E (O/L)

Profession –  Have served as the president of the Uwa Paranagama local council until 2010

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

1960

  • President of local council

Activities done within the party

  • Actively involved in all matters of the party

Activities done for the community

  • Developing rural roads
  • Providing sports equipment for sports societies and welfare societies
  • Helping pre schools
  • Starting two libraries and donating books
  • Providing drinking water facilities to more than 1000 families.
  • Working with everybody in the electorate with out any party difference
  • 13 years of service

D.M. Shrimathi Dissanayaka

Electorate – Ella

Age – 44 years

Education – G.C.E (A/L)

Profession – Social Worker

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

1985

  • President of the women’s wing in the area
  • President of the women’s society in the division
  • President of the branch society
  • Polling booth representative

Activities done within the party

  • Working as a polling booth representative at No. 45 Gonuwala from 18 years of age

Activities done for the community

  • Starting societies and giving experience about it
  • Making the school wall
  • Working to get water to the village
  • Working to get electricity to the village
  • Going to courts to get the road need to the village and getting it
  • Introducing NGO’s and government institutions to the village.
D.H. Pushpa Malkanthi Menike

Electorate – Soranathota

Age – 30 years

Education G.C.E (O/L)

Profession – Samurdhi Development Officer

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

1993

  • Have worked as a committee member and a member of the branch society

Activities done within the party

  • Doing office work at every election
  • Going form house to house to get votes
  • Participating at political meetings and supporting the party

Activities done for the community

  • Providing infrastructure for roads and water projects under Gama Naguma projects
  • Giving toilets
  • Giving houses for widow women under Samurdhi programs
  • Building a house for a poor family
W.M. Hemalatha

Electorate – Ridimaliyadda

Age – 56 years

Education – G.C.E (O/L)

Profession – Preschool Teacher

Registration Year with the party and positions held (if any) – 2009

Activities done within the party

  • President of the Ridimaliyadha Women’s wing
  • President of the SLFP board of authority
  • Assisting in the elections held

Activities done for the community

  • Providing self employment
  • Donating equipment for pre school training
  • Nutrition programs
  • Giving public donations
  • Working as the president of the pre school society
P. Thanuja Damayanthi

Electorate – Haliela

Age – 53 years

Education – G.C.E (A/L)

Profession – Community Development Facilitator of the Gemi Diriya Project

Registration Year with the party and positions held (if any) – 2011

Activities done within the party – Actively involved in all activities of the party

Activities done for the community

  • Working in the Gami Diriya Project as a Community Development Officer for 5 years
  • Making Kandarawa road, stair way and ground
  • Developing Lunuglla Cemetry, Debeddapathana road, main road
  • Neenakele Kovil road /Karagahapathana road
  • Multi purpose buildings – Lunugalla, Udagama, udenigama, wegama, Keenakele Kovil hall
  • Starting communication centres – Ketawela, udagama, Yeni Gemis waththa
  • Drinking water projects – Dunukepotha, Ramawa, keenakele, wegama, Yeni Gemis waththa
J.A. Manjari Shanika Jayasooriya

Electorate – Passara

Age – 28 years

Education

Profession – Businesswoman

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

2000

  • President of the branch society of Kanahela

Activities done within the party

  • Have actively worked at every election from 2000

Activities done for the community

  • Have worked with the community as the president of the women’s society, president of the community based water project, president of the branch society, and the president of the village development society
  • Donating books to school children
  • Providing dry food for affected people
  • Providing tents for more than 20 funeral assistance societies.
K.D. Chintha Damayanthi

Electorate – Soranathota

Age – 34 years

Education – G.C.E A/L, Diploma in Management. Studying for degree.

Profession – Laboratory Assistant

Registration Year with the party and positions held (if any) – 1998

Activities done within the party

  • Is at a high level. Doing computer related work at the area organizer’s office. Involved in party activities. Has worked at the Uva Provincial Minister’s office.

Activities done for the community

  • Developing roads, providing roofing sheets, electricity, sanitation facilities, donating equipment for societies.
  • Donated chairs for Pitapola, Alugolla, Kohowila, Soranathota, Ridipatha, Elpothabada welfare societies.
  • Donated a speaker for Pitapola welfare society.