Tamil Diplomat

News Bits….

* Ranil sworn in today as Prime Minister.
* Woman candidates 556 – elected 12 – last parliament -13
* SLFP agrees to form National Government.
* The victory of TNA will pave the way for reconciliation: Sobhitha Thero.
* 48 MP score more than 100,000 optional votes
* Thalatha tops the list of Woman candidates polling 145828 optional votes.
* Mahindha Samarasekara, who opposed 19th amendment also lost.
* Not one of the 150 monks contested was successful.
* Colombo Mayor turned away from Polling centre for not possessing NIC.
* Gota asks SLFP to cooperate with the new Government.