Ranjit Madduma Bandara Appointed by President Sirisena as Minister of Law and Order.

Senior United National Party (UNP) MP, Ranjith Madduma Bandara, has been sworn-in as Sri Lanka’s Minister of Law and Order in the context of the need to have a full time Law and Order Minister given the anti-Muslim riots sweeping Kandy district in Central Sri Lanka.

The portfolio had been held by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe temporarily.

Maddum Bandara was Chairman for District Development Council from 1981 to 1988 May; Minister of Agriculture,Irrigation,Sports and Youth Affairs, Uva Provincial Council for 1988 May to December; and Member of Parliament for Monaragala Distirct from 1989.