Political sources inform that two members of the United National Party member Rishard Badurdeen’s All Ceylon People’s Congress have decided to support Mr. Mahinda Rajapakshe. Meanwhile, one from Hakeem’s Muslim Congress is reportedly on attempt to switch the parties as well.
Both Mr. Rishard Badurdeen and Mr. Rauf Hakeem stated yesterday (02) that since they do not recognize the new Prime Minister’s appointment they are not ready to be sold out for money, and will continue to remain in the United National Party. However, it is reported that over 35 Million Rupees have been bid for these members.
There are 07 parliamentarians representing the Muslim Congress, and Badurdeen’s All Ceylon People’s Congress has 05.
35 Million for TNA MP – Karuna is behind the wirework
Meanwhile, Tamil National Alliance Batticaloa District Parliamentarian S. Viyalendiran has made his jump on yesterday, while the wirework was reportedly handled by Vinayagamurthi Muralidaran aka Karuna Amman.
The TNA member was reportedly offered with 35 – 50 Million Rupees for the switch, and the transaction was carried out through London city, UK.
As of now, members of the TNA have been bid for over 35 Million Rupees, while members of the United National Party, over 50 Million Rupees. Reports say that the bidding would be multiplied from two in the near future.