Mahinda gets over 400000 votes in Kurunegala

His rival in the Kurunegala District from the United National Party (UNP), Akila Viraj Kariyawasam, got 286,165 votes. (Colombo Gazette) Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa had got more than 400,000 votes in the Kurunegala District at the 2015 Parliamentary election.Rajapaksa, who contested from Kurunegala under the United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA), which lost the election, secured 423,529 votes.