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All UNP candidates lose in Matara

All leading UNP candidates in Matara tasted defeat at the LG polls.

Former mayor Upul Nishantha, Nalin Ranasinghe, Nalin Abeygunawardena, Nandasena Sellahewa lost, while PS opposition leader Lionel Kodikara and others too, were defeated.

Former opposition leaders and ex-members at LG bodies in Matara
district, except at Weligama urban council where the SLPP did not contest, lost as well.