14th Parliament of Sri Lanka

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14th Parliament of Sri Lanka
13th 15th
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Overview
Meeting place Sri Lankan Parliament Building
Term 22 April 2010 (2010-04-22) – 26 June 2015 (2015-06-26)
Election 8 April 2010 & 20 April 2010
Website parliament.lk
Parliamentarians
Members 225
Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa, UPFA
Deputy Speaker and
Chairman of Committees
Piyankara Jayaratne, UPFA (2010)
Chandima Weerakkody, UPFA (2010-2015)
Deputy Chairman of Committees Murugesu Chandrakumar, UPFA
Prime Minister D. M. Jayaratne, UPFA (2010-2015)
Ranil Wickremasinghe, UNP (2015)
Leader of the Opposition Ranil Wickremasinghe, UNF (2010-15)
Nimal Siripala de Silva, UPFA (2015)
Leader of the House Nimal Siripala de Silva, UPFA (2010-15)
Lakshman Kiriella, UNP (2015)
Chief Government Whip Dinesh Gunawardena, UPFA (2010-15)
Gayantha Karunatileka, UNP (2015)
Chief Opposition Whip John Amaratunga, UNF (2010-15)
John Senewiratne, UPFA (2015)
Sessions
1st 22 April 2010 – 26 June 2015

The 14th Parliament of Sri Lanka was a meeting of the Parliament of Sri Lanka, with the membership determined by the results of the 2010 parliamentary election held on 8 April and 20 April 2010. The parliament met for the first time on 22 April 2010 and was dissolved on 26 June 2015.

Election[edit]

Winners of polling divisions. UPFA in   blue, UNF in   green and TNA in   yellow.

The 14th parliamentary election was held on 8 April and 20 April 2010, the incumbent United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) secured a landslide victory in the elections, buoyed by its achievement of ending the 26 year Sri Lankan Civil War by defeating the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam in May 2009. The UPFA won a large majority in parliament, obtaining 144 seats, an increase of 39 since the 13th parliamentary election, the main opposition United National Front (UNF) won 60 seats, a decline of 22. The minority Tamil party Tamil National Alliance (TNA) won 14 seats, a decline of 8, and the Democratic National Alliance (DNA), contesting for the first time, won 7 seats.[1]

Results[edit]

e • d Summary of the 2010 Sri Lankan parliamentary election[2][3]
Alliances and parties Votes % Seats
District National Total
  United People's Freedom Alliance 4,846,388 60.33% 127 17 144
  United National Front[c] 2,357,057 29.34% 51 9 60
  Tamil National Alliance[d] 233,190 2.90% 13 1 14
  Democratic National Alliance 441,251 5.49% 5 2 7
  Independents 38,947 0.48% 0 0 0
  Up-Country People's Front[b] 24,670 0.31% 0 0 0
Tamil Makkal Viduthalai Pulikal 20,284 0.25% 0 0 0
  Sinhalaye Mahasammatha Bhoomiputra Pakshaya 12,170 0.15% 0 0 0
  Tamil United Liberation Front 9,223 0.11% 0 0 0
  Tamil National People's Front[e] 7,544 0.09% 0 0 0
  Democratic People's Liberation Front 6,036 0.08% 0 0 0
Sri Lanka National Front 5,313 0.07% 0 0 0
Others 31,644 0.39% 0 0 0
Valid Votes 8,033,717 100.00% 196 29 225
Rejected Votes 596,972
Total Polled 8,630,689
Registered Electors 14,088,500
Turnout 61.26%

The new parliament was sworn in on 22 April 2010.[4] Chamal Rajapaksa, the brother of President Rajapaksa, was elected Speaker, Piyankara Jayaratne as the Deputy Speaker and Murugesu Chandrakumar as the Deputy Chairman of Committees.[5] Ranil Wickremesinghe was recognised as Leaders of the Opposition.[6] John Amaratunga was appointed as the Chief Opposition Whip.[7]

On 2 May 2010 the government appointed Nimal Siripala de Silva as the Leader of the House and Dinesh Gunawardena as the Chief Government Whip.[8]

Chandima Weerakkody was elected Deputy Speaker on 23 November 2010 after his predecessor Piyankara Jayaratne was made a minister.[9]

Government[edit]

On 21 April 2010 President Rajapaksa appointed D. M. Jayaratne as the new Prime Minister.[10] The rest of the government, comprising 36 Ministers and 39 Deputy Ministers were sworn in on 23 April 2010.[11] President Rajapaksa has retained control of the important ministries of Defence, Finance & Planning, Highways, and Ports & Aviation.

Mervyn Silva resigned as Deputy Minister of Mass Media & Information on 5 May 2010.[12] A further four Ministers and five Deputy Ministers were sworn in on 5 May 2010.[13] Mervyn Silva was appointed as the new Deputy Minister of Highways. 85 UPFA MPs were now part of the government.

Mervyn Silva was dismissed from his ministerial post and suspended from the SLFP on 10 August 2010.[14] However, a subsequent SLFP disciplinary cleared him of all charges and on 8 September 2010 he was reappointed to his ministerial post.[15][16]

On 22 November 2010, three days after Rajapaksa was sworn in for his second term, a new government was sworn in.[17] A number of opposition MPs who had defected to the UPFA were rewarded with ministerial posts. A further Minister and three Deputy Ministers were sworn in on 25 November 2010[18] 95 UPFA MPs were now part of the government.[19]

S. M. Chandrasena resigned as Minister of Agrarian Services & Wildlife with effect from 26 September 2012.[20] He was appointed Deputy Minister of Agrarian Services & Wildlife on 5 October 2012.[21]

President Rajapaksa carried out a cabinet re-shuffle on 28 January 2013, appointing some new ministers and deputy ministers.[22][23] 96 UPFA MPs were now part of the government.[24] Nine new deputy ministers were appointed on 10 October 2013.[25][26] 105 UPFA MPs were now part of the government (Prime Minister + 10 Senior Ministers + 54 Ministers + 2 Project Ministers + 38 Deputy Ministers (excludes Sarath Amunugama who is also a Senior Minister)).[27][28]

Deputy Economic Development Minister S. M. Chandrasena was appointed as Cabinet Minister for Special Projects on 23 November 2013.[29][30] Palani Digambaran and Praba Ganesan were appointed deputy ministers on 21 August 2014.[31][32] V. Radhakrishnan was appointed deputy minister on 9 October 2014.[33]

Maithripala Sirisena defeated Mahinda Rajapaksa at the 2015 presidential election after which he appointed a UNP dominated national government (NG).[34][35]

Legislation[edit]

Composition[edit]

Date Government Opposition Vacant Total
22 April 2010 144 81 0 225
5 August 2010 146 79 0 225
8 September 2010 153 72 0 225
7 October 2010 71 1 225
22 November 2010 161 63 1 225
2 December 2010 160 2 225
5 January 2011 161 1 225
8 March 2011 64 0 225
30 November 2011 162 63 0 225
24 September 2012 161 1 225
9 October 2012 162 63 0 225
30 May 2013 62 1 225
4 June 2013 63 0 225
24 July 2013 62 1 225
8 August 2013 63 0 225
5 August 2014 62 1 225
8 August 2014 63 0 225
18 November 2014 159 66 0 225
20 November 2014 158 67 0 225
21 November 2014 152 73 0 225
26 November 2014 151 74 0 225
28 November 2014 150 1 225
30 November 2014 149 75 1 225
8 December 2014 151 73 1 225
10 December 2014 149 75 1 225
12 December 2014 150 0 225
22 December 2014 148 77 0 225
28 December 2014 140 85 0 225
31 December 2014 139 86 0 225
1 January 2015 138 87 0 225
9 January 2015 67 158 0 225
17 March 2015 66 159 0 225
22 March 2015 93 132 0 225
2 April 2015 92 133 0 225
5 April 2015 93 132 0 225
12 May 2015 92 132 1 225
20 May 2015 92 133 0 225
21 May 2015 88 137 0 225
29 May 2015 91 134 0 225
10 June 2015 95 130 0 225
Light shading indicates majority (113 seats or more); dark shading indicates two-thirds majority (150 seats or more); no shading indicates minority government.

Members[edit]

Deaths and resignations[edit]

The 14th parliament saw the following deaths and resignations:

List[edit]

Name Electoral
District
Preference
Votes
Member
From
Member
To
Elected
Party
Elected
Alliance
Final
Party
Final
Alliance
Notes
Abeygunawardena, RohithaRohitha Abeygunawardena KAL 77,205 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA Deputy Minister of Ports & Aviation (10). Deputy Minister of Ports & Highways (10-13). Project Minister of Ports & Highways (13-15).
Abeysinghe, AshokaAshoka Abeysinghe KUR 32,990 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 UNP UNF UNP NG
Abeywardena, Lakshman YapaLakshman Yapa Abeywardena MTR 67,510 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 UNP (D) UPFA NG Deputy Minister of Economic Development (10-13). Minister of Investment Promotion (13-15). Deputy Minister of Aviation Services (15-). Minister of Parliamentary Affairs (15-).
Abeywardena, Mahinda YapaMahinda Yapa Abeywardena MTR 70,439 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA Minister of Agriculture (10-15). Minister of Parliamentary Affairs (15).
Adaikalanathan, SelvamSelvam Adaikalanathan VAN 17,366 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 TELO TNA TELO TNA
Alagiyawanna, LasanthaLasantha Alagiyawanna GAM 65,939 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP NG Deputy Minister of Construction, Engineering Services, Housing & Common Amenities (10-15). Deputy Minister of Rural Economic Affairs (15-).
Alahapperuma, DullasDullas Alahapperuma NAT 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA Minister of Youth Affairs (10-15).
Alantine, SilvestriSilvestri Alantine JAF 13,128 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 EPDP UPFA EPDP UPFA
Alles, TiranTiran Alles NAT 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 DNA
Ali, AmeerAmeer Ali NAT 12 December 2014 26 June 2015 ACMC UPFA ACMC NG Replaces A. H. M. Azwer. Deputy Minister of Housing and Samurdhi (15-).
Ali, HasenHasen Ali NAT 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLMC UNF SLMC NG State Minister of Health (15-).
Aluthgamage, MahindanandaMahindananda Aluthgamage KAN 146,765 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA Deputy Minister of Youth Affairs (10). Minister of Sport (10-15).
Aluvihare, WasanthaWasantha Aluvihare MTL 31,529 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 UNP UNF UNP NG Deputy Minister of Mahaweli Development and Environment (15-).
Amaratunga, JohnJohn Amaratunga GAM 52,331 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 UNP UNF UNP NG Chief Opposition Whip (10-). Minister of Public Order, Disaster Management and Christian Affairs (15-).
Amaraweera, MahindaMahinda Amaraweera HAM 105,414 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP NG Deputy Minister of Health (10). Minister of Disaster Management (10-15). Minister of Fisheries (15-).
Amunugama, DilumDilum Amunugama KAN 45,909 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA
Amunugama, SarathSarath Amunugama KAN 44,478 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP NG Deputy Minister of Finance & Planning (10). Senior Minister of International Monetary Co-operation (10-15). Deputy Minister of Finance & Planning (12-15). Minister of Higher Education and Research (15-).
Ananthan, SivasakthySivasakthy Ananthan VAN 11,674 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 EPRLF TNA EPRLF TNA
Ariyanethiran, P.P. Ariyanethiran BAT 16,504 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 TNA ITAK TNA
Aslam, M. S. M.M. S. M. Aslam NAT 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLMC UNF SLMC NG
Azwer, A. H. M.A. H. M. Azwer NAT 22 April 2010 28 November 2014 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA Resigned. Replaced by Ameer Ali.
Athaullah, A. L. M.A. L. M. Athaullah AMP 36,943 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 NC UPFA NC UPFA Minister of Local Government and Provincial Councils (10-15).
Attanayake, TissaTissa Attanayake NAT 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 UNP UNF UPFA Minister of Health (14-15).
Atukorale, ThalathaThalatha Atukorale RAT 64,592 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 UNP UNF UNP NG Minister of Foreign Employment (15-).
Bathiudeen, RishadRishad Bathiudeen VAN 27,461 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 ACMC UPFA ACMC NG Minister of Industry and Commerce (10-14), (15-).
Balasuriya, JagathJagath Balasuriya KEG 47,294 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA Deputy Minister of Labour & Productivity Improvement (10). Minister of National Heritage (10-15).
Bandara, JayasingheJayasinghe Bandara POL 21,876 29 January 2015 26 June 2015 UPFA UPFA Replaces Maithripala Sirisena.
Bandara, K. W. ShanthaK. W. Shantha Bandara KUR 86,353 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP NG Deputy Minister of Media (15-).
Bandara, NilanthaNilantha Bandara KUR 29,669 8 August 2013 26 June 2015 UNP UNP NG Replaces Dayasiri Jayasekara.
Bandara, Palitha RangePalitha Range Bandara PUT 36,861 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 UNP UNF UNP NG
Bandara, R. M. Ranjith MaddumaR. M. Ranjith Madduma Bandara MON 15,105 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 UNP UNF UNP NG Minister of Internal Transport (15-).
Bandaranaike, IndikaIndika Bandaranaike KUR 48,665 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 UNP (D) UPFA UPFA Deputy Minister of Local Government & Provincial Councils (10-15).
Bandaranaike, PanduPandu Bandaranaike GAM 49,613 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP NG Deputy Minister of Indigenous Medicine (10-15). State Minister of Public Administration and Democratic Governance (15-).
Basnayake, TharanathTharanath Basnayake KUR 46,079 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA
Berugoda, VijithaVijitha Berugoda MON 43,001 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA
Buddhadasa, Lal ChamikaLal Chamika Buddhadasa BAD 42,856 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA
Cader, A. R. M. AbdulA. R. M. Abdul Cader KAN 54,937 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 UNP UNF UPFA Deputy Minister of Environment (10-13). Deputy Minister of Environment & Renewable Energy (13-15).
Chandrakumar, MurugesuMurugesu Chandrakumar JAF 8,105 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 EPDP UPFA EPDP UPFA Deputy Chairman of Committees (10-).
Chandrasena, S. M.S. M. Chandrasena ANU 112,644 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA Deputy Minister of Irrigation & Water Resources Management (10). Minister of Agrarian Services & Wildlife (10-12). Deputy Minister of Agrarian Services & Wildlife (12-13). Deputy Minister of Economic Development (13-15). Cabinet Minister for Special Projects (13-15).
Cooray, ReginaldReginald Cooray KAL 60,196 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP NG Deputy Minister of Justice (10). Minister of Minor Export Promotion (10-15). Minister of Aviation Services (15-).
Dahanayaka, WijayaWijaya Dahanayaka MTR 44,463 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP NG Deputy Minister for Public Administration (10-15). Deputy Minister of Public Order and Christian Religious Affairs (15-).
Dawood, Basheer SeguBasheer Segu Dawood BAT 11,678 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLMC UNF SLMC NG Deputy Minister of Co-operatives & Internal Trade (10-13). Minister of Productivity Promotion (13-14).
Dayaratna, P.P. Dayaratna AMP 32,915 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 UNP (D) UPFA UNP NG Minister of State Resources and Enterprise Development (10). Senior Minister of Food & Nutrition (10-15).
de Silva, HarshaHarsha de Silva NAT 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 UNP UNF UNP NG Deputy Minister of Policy Planning, Economics Affairs, Child, Youth and Cultural Affairs (15-).
de Silva, Nimal SiripalaNimal Siripala de Silva BAD 141,990 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA Leader of the House (10-15). Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Management (10-15). Leader of the Opposition (15-).
de Soysa, RanjithRanjith de Soysa RAT 47,147 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA
Devananda, DouglasDouglas Devananda JAF 28,585 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 EPDP UPFA EPDP UPFA Minister of Traditional Industries and Small Enterprise Development (10-15).
Digambaran, PalaniPalani Digambaran NUW 39,490 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 NUW UNF NUW NG Deputy Minister of National Languages & Social Integration (14). Minister of Plantation Infrastructure Development (15-).
Dissanayake, Anura KumaraAnura Kumara Dissanayake NAT 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 JVP DNA JVP
Dissanayake, DumindaDuminda Dissanayake ANU 101,384 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP NG Deputy Minister of Posts & Telecommunication (10). Deputy Minister of Youth Affairs & Skills Development (10-13). Minister of Education Services (13-14). Minister of Irrigation and Agriculture (15-).
Dissanayake, LalithLalith Dissanayake KEG 49,224 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP NG Deputy Minister of Technology & Research (10). Deputy Minister of Health (10-15). Deputy Minister of Irrigation (15-).
Dissanayake, NavinNavin Dissanayake NUW 43,514 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 UNP (D) UPFA UNP NG Minister of Public Management Reforms (10-14). Minister of Tourism and Sports (15-).
Dissanayake, P. WeerakumaraP. Weerakumara Dissanayake ANU 27,102 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 NFF UPFA NFF UPFA Deputy Minister of Traditional Industries & Small Enterprise Development (10-15).
Dissanayake, RohanaRohana Dissanayake MTL 32,803 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA Deputy Minister of Transport (10-15).
Dissanayake, SalindaSalinda Dissanayake KUR 56,842 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA Deputy Minister of Plantation & Industries (10). Minister of Indigenous Medicine (10-15).
Dissanayake, S. B.S. B. Dissanayake KAN 108,169 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 UNP (D) UPFA NG Minister of Higher Education (10-15). Minister of Rural Economic Affairs (15-).
Ekanayake, NandimithraNandimithra Ekanayake MTL 35,754 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 UNP (D) UPFA NG Deputy Minister of Higher Education (10-14). State Minister of Culture and Arts (15-).
Ekanayake, T. B.T. B. Ekanayake KUR 112,420 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA Deputy Minister of Education (10). Minister of Culture and the Arts (10-15).
Ekanayake, W. B.W. B. Ekanayake ANU 40,634 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 UNP (D) UPFA UPFA Deputy Minister of Disaster Management (10). Deputy Minister of Irrigation & Water Resources Management (10-15).
Faizal, CassimCassim Faizal AMP 41,852 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLMC UNF SLMC NG
Farook, HunaisHunais Farook VAN 10,851 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 ACMC UPFA UNP NG
Farook, Muthali BawaMuthali Bawa Farook VAN 2,456 5 January 2011 26 June 2015 SLMC UPFA SLMC NG Replaces Noordeen Mashoor.
Fernando, ArundikaArundika Fernando PUT 55,889 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA
Fernando, HarinHarin Fernando BAD 49,073 22 April 2010 5 August 2014 UNP UNF UNP Resigned. Replaced by K. Velayudam.
Fernando, JohnstonJohnston Fernando KUR 136,943 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 UNP (D) UPFA UPFA Minister of Co-operatives and Internal Trade (10-15).
Fernando, MilroyMilroy Fernando PUT 31,509 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA Minister of Resettlement (10). Senior Minister of Social Welfare (10-15).
Fernandopulle, SudarshaniSudarshani Fernandopulle GAM 186,140 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP NG Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Research (15-).
Fonseka, MaliniMalini Fonseka NAT 22 April 2010 24 September 2012 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA Resigned. Replaced by Malini Fonseka.
Fonseka, MaliniMalini Fonseka NAT 9 October 2012 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA Replaces Malini Fonseka.
Fonseka, SarathSarath Fonseka COL 98,458 22 April 2010 7 October 2010 DNA Vacated seat. Replaced by Jayantha Ketagoda.
Fowzie, A. H. M.A. H. M. Fowzie COL 51,641 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP NG Minister of Disaster Management (10). Senior Minister of Urban Affairs (10-15). Minister of Disaster Management (15-).
Gajadeera, ChandrasiriChandrasiri Gajadeera MTR 51,742 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 CPSL UPFA CPSL UPFA Deputy Minister of Finance & Planning (10). Minister of Rehabilitation and Prison Reforms (10-15).
Gamage, AnomaAnoma Gamage NAT 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 UNP UNF UNP NG Deputy Minister of Irrigation and Agriculture (15-).
Gamage, PiyasenaPiyasena Gamage GAL 67,033 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP NG Minister of Indigenous Medicine (10). Senior Minister of National Resources (10-15). Minister of Skill Development and Vocational Training (15-).
Gamalath, SiripalaSiripala Gamalath POL 53,973 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA Deputy Minister of Lands & Land Development (10-15).
Ganesan, PrabaPraba Ganesan COL 42,851 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 DPF UNF UPFA Deputy Minister of Telecommunication & Information Technology (14-15).
Gankanda, DuneshDunesh Gankanda RAT 34,219 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 UNP UNF UNP NG Deputy Minister of Urban Development, Water Supply and Drainage Board (15-).
Grero, Mohan LalMohan Lal Grero COL 68,008 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 UNP UNF UPFA Deputy Minister of Education (13-15).
Gunaratna, Sarath KumaraSarath Kumara Gunaratna GAM 46,040 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA Deputy Minister of State Resources & Enterprise Development (10-13). Deputy Minister of Fisheries & Aquatic Resources Development (13-15).
Gunasekara, EarlEarl Gunasekara POL 26,925 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 UNP UNF UPFA Deputy Minister of Plantation & Industries (10-15).
Gunasekara, HemalHemal Gunasekara MTR 51,013 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP NG Deputy Minister of Cooperative & Internal trade (13-15). State Minister of Housing and Samurdhi (15-).
Gunasekera, D. E. W.D. E. W. Gunasekera NAT 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 CPSL UPFA CPSL UPFA Minister of Rehabilitation and Prison Reforms (10). Senior Minister of Human Resources (10-15).
Gunawardena, BandulaBandula Gunawardena COL 64,654 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 UNP (D) UPFA UPFA Minister of Education (10-15).
Gunawardena, DineshDinesh Gunawardena COL 116,860 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 MEP UPFA MEP UPFA Chief Government Whip (10-15). Minister of Water Supply and Drainage (10-15).
Gunawardena, GitanjanaGitanjana Gunawardena NAT 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 MEP UPFA MEP UPFA Deputy Minister of External Affairs (10). Deputy Minister of Finance & Planning (10-12). Deputy Minister of Civil Aviation (12-15).
Gunawardena, M. K. D. S.M. K. D. S. Gunawardena TRI 19,734 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP NG Deputy Minister of Buddhasasana & Religious Affairs (10-14). Minister of Lands (15-).
Gunawardena, Sajin VassSajin Vass Gunawardena GAL 53,989 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA
Gunawardena, SaranaSarana Gunawardena GAM 61,150 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA Deputy Minister of Petroleum Industries (10-15).
Hakeem, RauffRauff Hakeem KAN 54,097 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLMC UNF SLMC NG Minister of Justice (10-14). Minister of Urban Development, Water Supply and Drainage (15-).
Haleem, M. H. A.M. H. A. Haleem KAN 46,240 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 UNP UNF UNP NG Minister of Muslim Religious Affairs and Posts (15-).
Handunnetti, SunilSunil Handunnetti COL 78,126 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 JVP DNA JVP
Harees, H. M. M.H. M. M. Harees AMP 44,755 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLMC UNF SLMC NG
Harrison, P.P. Harrison ANU 24,675 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 UNP UNF UNP NG Minister of Social Services, Welfare and Livestock Development (15-).
Hashim, KabirKabir Hashim KEG 48,344 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 UNP UNF UNP NG Minister of Highways, Higher Education and Investment Promotion (15-).
Herath, JayarathnaJayarathna Herath KUR 64,645 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA Deputy Minister of Industry & Commerce (10-13). Minister of Botanical Gardens & Public Recreation (13-15).
Herath, KanakaKanaka Herath KEG 63,136 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA
Herath, VijithaVijitha Herath GAM 50,967 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 JVP DNA JVP
Hisbullah, M. L. Alim MohammadM. L. Alim Mohammad Hisbullah BAT 22,256 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 ACMC UPFA UPFA Deputy Minister of Child Development & Women's Affairs (10-13). Deputy Minister of Economic Development (13-15).
Indika, P. K.P. K. Indika HAM 37,626 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA
Jagodage, AchalaAchala Jagodage NAT 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 NFF UPFA UPFA
Jayaratne, D. M.D. M. Jayaratne NAT 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA Prime Minister (10-15). Minister of Buddhasasana and Religious Affairs (10-15).
Jayaratne, PiyankaraPiyankara Jayaratne PUT 56,098 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA Deputy Speaker & Chairman of Committees (10). Minister of Civil Aviation (10-15).
Jayasekara, DayasiriDayasiri Jayasekara KUR 132,949 22 April 2010 24 July 2013 UNP UNF UNP Resigned. Replaced by Nilantha Bandara.
Jayasekara, PremalalPremalal Jayasekara RAT 73,175 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA Deputy Minister of Power & Energy (10-15).
Jayasena, Sumedha G.Sumedha G. Jayasena MON 45,837 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA Minister of Parliamentary Affairs (10-15).
Jayasinghe, Chandrani BandaraChandrani Bandara Jayasinghe ANU 29,884 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 UNP UNF UNP NG Minister of Women’s Affairs (15-).
Jayasuriya, KaruKaru Jayasuriya GAM 60,310 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 UNP UNF UNP NG Minister of Buddha Sasana (15-). Minister of Public Administration, Provincial Councils, Local Government and Democratic Governance (15-).
Jayasuriya, SanathSanath Jayasuriya MTR 74,352 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP NG Deputy Minister of Postal Services (13-15). Deputy Minister of Provincial Councils and Regional Development (15-).
Jayawardena, JayalathJayalath Jayawardena GAM 58,302 22 April 2010 30 May 2013 UNP UNF UNP Died. Replaced by Ajith Mannapperuma.
Jeyaratnam, Sri RangaSri Ranga Jeyaratnam NUW 33,948 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 CF UNF CF
Karalliyadde, TissaTissa Karalliyadde ANU 55,017 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP NG Minister of Child Development & Women's Affairs (10-15). Deputy Minister of Buddha Sasana and Democratic Rule (15).
Kariyawasam, Akila VirajAkila Viraj Kariyawasam KUR 66,477 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 UNP UNF UNP NG Minister of Education (15-).
Karunanayake, RaviRavi Karunanayake COL 70,328 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 UNP UNF UNP NG Minister of Finance (15-).
Karunatileka, GayanthaGayantha Karunatileka GAL 49,945 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 UNP UNF UNP NG Minister of Mass Media and Parliamentary Affairs (15-). Chief Government Whip (15-).
Ketagoda, JayanthaJayantha Ketagoda COL 22,193 8 March 2011 26 June 2015 DNA UPFA Replaces Sarath Fonseka.
Kiriella, LakshmanLakshman Kiriella KAN 53,690 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 UNP UNF UNP NG Minister of Plantation Industries (15-). Leader of the House (15-)
Kotalawala, NirmalaNirmala Kotalawala KAL 82,044 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA Deputy Minister of Highways (10). Deputy Minister of Ports & Highways (10-13). Project Minister of Ports & Highways (13-15).
Kumara, AjithAjith Kumara GAL 15,872 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 JVP DNA Ind
Kumaranatunga, JeewanJeewan Kumaranatunga COL 51,080 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP NG Minister of Posts & Telecommunication (10). Minister of Postal Services (10-15). State Minister of Labour (15-).
Lokubandara, UdithUdith Lokubandara BAD 38,124 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA
Lokuge, GaminiGamini Lokuge COL 49,750 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 UNP (D) UPFA UPFA Minister of Labour & Productivity Improvement (10-15).
Maheswaran, VijayakalaVijayakala Maheswaran JAF 7,160 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 UNP UNF UNP NG Deputy Minister of Women’s Affairs (15-).
Mannapperuma, AjithAjith Mannapperuma GAM 44,812 4 June 2013 26 June 2015 UNP UNP NG Replaces Jayalath Jayawardena.
Mashoor, NoordeenNoordeen Mashoor VAN 9,518 22 April 2010 2 December 2010 SLMC UNF SLMC UPFA Died. Replaced by Muthali Bawa Farook.
Medhananda Thero, EllawalaEllawala Medhananda Thero NAT 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 JHU UPFA JHU NG
Mithrapala, H. R.H. R. Mithrapala KEG 37,745 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA Deputy Minister of Livestock Development (10-15).
Muralitharan, V.V. Muralitharan NAT 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA Deputy Minister of Resettlement (10-15).
Musthapha, FaiszerFaiszer Musthapha KAN 44,648 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP NG Deputy Minister of Environment (10). Deputy Minister of Technology & Research (10-13). Deputy Minister of Investment Promotion (13-14). State Minister of Aviation (15).
Muthuhettigama, NishanthaNishantha Muthuhettigama GAL 125,777 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA Deputy Minister of Minor Export Crop Promotion (13-15).
Muthukumarana, Sarath ChandrasiriSarath Chandrasiri Muthukumarana ANU 44,645 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA Deputy Minister of Rehabilitation & Prison Reforms (13-15).
Nanayakkara, ManushaManusha Nanayakkara GAL 49,690 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 UNP UNF UPFA
Nanayakkara, VasudevaVasudeva Nanayakkara RAT 56,493 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 DLF UPFA DLF UPFA Minister of National Languages and Social Integration (10-15).
Nawinne, S. B.S. B. Nawinne KUR 74,976 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP NG Minister of National Languages and Social Integration (10). Senior Minister of Consumer Welfare (10-15). Minister of Labour (15-).
Noharathalingam, VinoVino Noharathalingam VAN 12,120 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 TELO TNA TELO TNA
Padmasiri, Y. G.Y. G. Padmasiri KEG 61,582 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 LSSP UPFA LSSP UPFA Deputy Minister of Agriculture (13-15).
Pathirana, BuddhikaBuddhika Pathirana MTR 62,499 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 UNP UNF UNP NG
Pathirana, RameshRamesh Pathirana GAL 95,313 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA
Peiris, G. L.G. L. Peiris NAT 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 UNP (D) UPFA UPFA Minister of External Affairs (10-15).
Perera, AjithAjith Perera KAL 48,588 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 UNP UNF UNP NG Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs (15-).
Perera, DilanDilan Perera BAD 69,610 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA Deputy Minister of Public Administration & Home Affairs (10). Minister of Foreign Employment & Welfare (10-15). State Minister of Housing and Samurdhi (15).
Perera, FelixFelix Perera GAM 69,938 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP NG Minister of Social Services (10-15). Minister of Special Projects (15-).
Perera, Gamini JayawickramaGamini Jayawickrama Perera KUR 44,131 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 UNP UNF UNP NG Minister of Food Security (15-).
Perera, Lakshman WasanthaLakshman Wasantha Perera MTL 65,077 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA Deputy Minister of Industry & Commerce (13-15).
Perera, M. Joseph MichaelM. Joseph Michael Perera NAT 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 UNP UNF UNP NG Minister of Home Affairs and Fisheries (15-).
Perera, NeomalNeomal Perera PUT 32,781 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 UNP (D) UPFA UPFA Deputy Minister of Co-operatives & Internal Trade (10). Deputy Minister of External Affairs (10-15).
Perera, NiroshanNiroshan Perera PUT 28,077 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 UNP UNF UNP NG State Minister of Youth Affairs (15-).
Perera, Victor AnthonyVictor Anthony Perera PUT 35,259 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA Deputy Minister of Coconut Development & Janatha Estate Development (13-15).
Piyasena, PodiappuhamyPodiappuhamy Piyasena AMP 11,139 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 TNA UPFA
Premachandran, SureshSuresh Premachandran JAF 16,425 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 EPRLF TNA EPRLF TNA
Premadasa, A. D. ChampikaA. D. Champika Premadasa KEG 40,914 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 UNP UNF UNP NG Deputy Minister of Industry and Commerce (15-).
Premadasa, SajithSajith Premadasa HAM 74,467 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 UNP UNF UNP NG Minister of Housing and Samurdhi (15-).
Premajayanth, SusilSusil Premajayanth COL 54,702 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA Minister of Petroleum Industries (10-13). Minister of Environment and Renewable Energy (13-15).
Priyantha, Janaka BandaraJanaka Bandara Priyantha NAT 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA
Punchinilame, SusanthaSusantha Punchinilame TRI 22,820 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 UNP (D) UPFA UPFA Deputy Minister of Fisheries & Aquatic Resources Development (10-13). Deputy Minister of Economic Development (13-15).
Pushpakumara, A. P. JagathA. P. Jagath Pushpakumara MON 67,903 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP NG Deputy Minister of Agriculture (10). Minister of Coconut Development and Janatha Estate Development (10-15). Deputy Minister of Plantation Industries (15-).
Pushpakumara, RohanaRohana Pushpakumara BAD 36,080 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA
Radhakrishnan, VelusamiVelusami Radhakrishnan NUW 54,083 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 CWC UPFA UCPF NG Deputy Minister of Botanical Gardens & Public Recreation (14). State Minister of Education (15-).
Rajadurai, PerumalPerumal Rajadurai NUW 49,228 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 CWC UPFA UNP NG
Rajapaksa, BasilBasil Rajapaksa GAM 425,861 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA Minister of Economic Development (10-15).
Rajapaksa, ChamalChamal Rajapaksa HAM 79,648 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA Speaker (10-).
Rajapaksa, NamalNamal Rajapaksa HAM 147,566 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA
Rajapaksa, NirupamaNirupama Rajapaksa HAM 39,025 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA Deputy Minister of Water Supply & Drainage (10-15).
Rajapaksa, WijeyadasaWijeyadasa Rajapaksa COL 60,030 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 UNP UNF UNP NG Minister of Justice and Labour Relations (15-).
Ramanayake, RanjanRanjan Ramanayake RAT 59,318 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 UNP UNF UNP NG Deputy Minister of Social Services, Welfare and Livestock Development (15-).
Rambukwella, KeheliyaKeheliya Rambukwella KAN 133,060 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 UNP (D) UPFA UPFA Minister of Mass Media and Information (10-15).
Ranasinghe, RoshanRoshan Ranasinghe POL 56,223 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA
Ranatunga, ArjunaArjuna Ranatunga KAL 27,796 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 DNA SLFP NG Minister of Ports, Shipping and Aviation (15-).
Ranatunga, KamalaKamala Ranatunga NAT 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA
Ranatunga, RuwanRuwan Ranatunga GAM 66,488 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA
Ranawaka, ChampikaChampika Ranawaka COL 120,333 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 JHU UPFA JHU NG Minister of Power and Energy (10-13), (15-). Minister of Technology, Research and Atomic Energy (13-14).
Rathana, AthuraliyeAthuraliye Rathana GAM 112,010 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 JHU UPFA JHU NG
Rathnayake, C. B.C. B. Rathnayake NUW 41,345 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA Minister of Sport (10). Minister of Private Transport Services (10-15). State Minister of Public Administration and Democratic Rule (15).
Ratwatte, LohanLohan Ratwatte KAN 81,812 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA
Rohana, SunnySunny Rohana RAT 37,902 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA
Samarasinghe, MahindaMahinda Samarasinghe KAL 97,778 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP NG Minister of Plantation Industries (10-15). State Minister of Finance (15-).
Samaraweera, MangalaMangala Samaraweera MTR 59,836 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP (P) UNF UNP NG Minister of Foreign Affairs (15-).
Sampanthan, R.R. Sampanthan TRI 24,488 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 ITAK TNA ITAK TNA
Saravanapavan, E.E. Saravanapavan JAF 14,961 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 TNA ITAK TNA
Selvarasa, P.P. Selvarasa BAT 18,485 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 ITAK TNA ITAK TNA
Semasinghe, Asanka ShehanAsanka Shehan Semasinghe ANU 46,115 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA
Senanayake, RosyRosy Senanayake COL 66,357 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 UNP UNF UNP NG State Minister of Children’s Affairs (15-).
Senanayake, WasanthaWasantha Senanayake GAM 51,124 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA UNP NG Deputy Minister of Tourism and Sports (15-).
Senaratne, RajithaRajitha Senaratne KAL 66,710 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 UNP (D) UPFA SLFP NG Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development (10-14). Minister of Health and Indigenous Medicine (15-).
Senasinghe, SujeewaSujeewa Senasinghe COL 52,559 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 UNP UNF UNP NG Deputy Minister of Justice and Labour Relations (15-).
Senathirajah, MavaiMavai Senathirajah JAF 20,501 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 ITAK TNA ITAK TNA
Senewiratne, AthaudaAthauda Senewiratne KEG 67,719 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA Minister of Justice (10). Senior Minister of Rural Affairs (10-15).
Senewiratne, JohnJohn Senewiratne RAT 125,816 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA Minister of Public Administration and Home Affairs (10-15). Chief Opposition Whip (15-).
Senewiratne, LakshmanLakshman Senewiratne BAD 31,560 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 UNP UNF NG Minister of Productivity Information (10-15). Minister of Sugar Industry Development (13-15). Deputy Minister of Disaster Management (15-).
Silva, DumindaDuminda Silva COL 146,336 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA
Silva, MervynMervyn Silva GAM 151,085 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA Deputy Minister of Mass Media & Information (10); DM for Highways (10), (10). Minister of Public Relations and Public Affairs (10-15).
Silva, MohanMohan Silva GAL 49,456 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA
Sirisena, MaithripalaMaithripala Sirisena POL 90,118 22 April 2010 9 January 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP Minister of Health (10-14). Elected President. Replaced by Jayasinghe Bandara .
Sivalingam, MuthuMuthu Sivalingam NAT 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 CWC UPFA CWC UPFA Deputy Minister of Economic Development (10-15).
Siyambalapitiya, RanjithRanjith Siyambalapitiya KEG 141,935 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP NG Deputy Minister of Economic Development (10). Minister of Telecommunications and Information Technology (10-15). Deputy Minister of Home Affairs (15-). State Minister of Environment (15-).
Soysa, Gamini Vijith VijithamuniGamini Vijith Vijithamuni Soysa MON 54,516 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP NG Deputy Minister of Rehabilitation & Prison Reforms (10). Deputy Minister of Education (10-13). Minister of Wildlife Resources Conservation (13-15). Minister of Irrigation (15-).
Sritharan, S.S. Sritharan JAF 10,057 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 TNA ITAK TNA
Sumanthiran, M. A.M. A. Sumanthiran NAT 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 TNA ITAK TNA
Sumathipala, ThilangaThilanga Sumathipala COL 60,848 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP NG Deputy Minister of Skills Development and Vocational Training
Suriyaarachchi, C. A.C. A. Suriyaarachchi POL 44,356 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 UNP (D) UPFA NG Deputy Minister of Social Services (10-15). Deputy Minister of Lands (15-).
Suriyapperuma, J. R. P.J. R. P. Suriyapperuma NAT 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA
Swaminathan, D. M.D. M. Swaminathan NAT 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 UNP UNF UNP NG Minister of Resettlement, Reconstruction and Hindu Religious Affairs (15-).
Swarnamali, UpekshaUpeksha Swarnamali GAM 81,350 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 UNP UNF UPFA
Tennakoon, Janaka BandaraJanaka Bandara Tennakoon MTL 47,133 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP NG Minister of Lands and Land Development (10-15). Minister of Provincial Councils and Local Development (15-).
Thowfeek, M. S.M. S. Thowfeek TRI 23,588 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLMC UNF SLMC NG Deputy Minister of Internal Transport (15-).
Thewarapperuma, PalithaPalitha Thewarapperuma KAL 51,153 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 UNP UNF UNP NG
Thissera, DayasrithaDayasritha Thissera PUT 38,704 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP NG Deputy Minister of Ports & Aviation (10). Minister of State Resources and Enterprise Development (10-15). Deputy Minister of Fisheries (15-).
Thondaman, ArumuganArumugan Thondaman NUW 60,997 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 CWC UPFA CWC UPFA Minister of Livestock Development (10-15).
Velayudam, K.K. Velayudam BAD 25,056 8 August 2014 26 June 2015 UNP UNP NG Replaces Harin Fernando. State Minister of Plantation Industries (15-).
Vidanagamage, Amith ThenukaAmith Thenuka Vidanagamage BAD 34,742 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA
Vinayagamoorthy, A.A. Vinayagamoorthy JAF 15,311 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 TNA TNA
Vitharana, TissaTissa Vitharana NAT 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 LSSP UPFA LSSP UPFA Minister of Technology and Research (10). Senior Minister of Scientific Affairs (10-15).
Wakkumbura, JanakaJanaka Wakkumbura RAT 70,473 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA
Wanniarachchi, Pavithra DeviPavithra Devi Wanniarachchi RAT 110,220 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA Minister of National Heritage & Cultural Affairs (10). Minister of Technology and Research (10-13). Minister of Power and Energy (13-15). State Minister of Environment (15).
Wedaarachchi, DilipDilip Wedaarachchi HAM 47,160 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 UNP UNF UNP NG State Minister of Fisheries (15-).
Weerakkody, ChandimaChandima Weerakkody GAL 67,231 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA Deputy Speaker & Chairman of Committees (10-).
Weerakoon, GunaratnaGunaratna Weerakoon GAL 68,629 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA Deputy Minister of National Heritage & Cultural Affairs (10). Minister of Resettlement (10-15).
Weerasekara, SarathSarath Weerasekara AMP 54,373 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA Deputy Minister of Labour & Labour Relations (13-15).
Weerawansa, WimalWimal Weerawansa COL 280,672 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 NFF UPFA NFF UPFA Minister of Construction, Engineering Services, Housing and Common Amenities (10-15).
Weerawardena, ErikErik Weerawardena KAN 54,195 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP NG Deputy Minister of Ports and Shipping
Welgama, KumaraKumara Welgama KAL 124,766 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA Minister of Transport (10-15).
Wickremanayake, RatnasiriRatnasiri Wickremanayake NAT 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA Minister of Public Management Reforms (10). Senior Minister of Good Governance & Infrastructure (10-15).
Wickremaratne, EranEran Wickremaratne NAT 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 UNP UNF UNP NG Deputy Minister of Highways, Higher Education and Investment Promotion (15-).
Wickremasinghe, NeranjanNeranjan Wickremasinghe KUR 54,572 22 April 2010 12 May 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP NG Deputy Minister of Public Order and Christian Religious Affairs (15). Died. Replaced by R. D. Wimaladasa.
Wickremasinghe, RanilRanil Wickremasinghe COL 232,957 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 UNP UNF UNP NG Leader of the Opposition (10-15). Prime Minister (15-). Minister of Policy Planning, Economics Affairs, Child, Youth and Cultural Affairs (15-).
Wickremenayake, ViduraVidura Wickremenayake KAL 50,114 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA
Wijesekera, DuleepDuleep Wijesekera GAM 51,469 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA Deputy Minister of Disaster Management (10-15).
Wijesinghe, NimalNimal Wijesinghe KUR 30,687 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 UNP UNF UPFA
Wijesinha, RajivaRajiva Wijesinha NAT 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 LP UPFA LP State Minister of Higher Education (15).
Wijewardene, RuwanRuwan Wijewardene GAM 88,850 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 UNP UNF UNP NG State Minister of Defence (15-).
Wijewickreme, ShriyaniShriyani Wijewickreme AMP 33,810 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 MEP UPFA MEP UPFA
Wimaladasa, R. D.R. D. Wimaladasa KUR 44,728 20 May 2015 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA Replaces Neranjan Wickremasinghe.
Yapa, Anura PriyadharshanaAnura Priyadharshana Yapa KUR 98,880 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 SLFP UPFA SLFP UPFA Minister of Environment (10-13). Minister of Petroleum Industries (13-15).
Yogarajan, R.R. Yogarajan NAT 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 UNP UNF UNP NG
Yogeswaran, S.S. Yogeswaran BAT 20,569 22 April 2010 26 June 2015 TNA ITAK TNA

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The EPDP contested separately in Vanni and with the United People's Freedom Alliance in all other districts.
  2. ^ a b The UCPF contested separately in Badulla and Nuwara Eliya, and with the United People's Freedom Alliance in all other districts.
  3. ^ The UNF contested under the name and symbol of United National Party.
  4. ^ The TNA contested under the name and symbol of Illankai Tamil Arasu Kachchi.
  5. ^ The TNPF contested under the name and symbol of All Ceylon Tamil Congress.

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