Namal Rajapakse applies to contest from Hambantota
Feb 9, 2010

Namal Rajapakse, the eldest son of president Mahinda Rajapaksa, is intending to contest the upcoming parliamentary polls from Hambantota district.

The 24-year-old today (Feb. 09) handed in his application of candidacy to the UPFA nomination board.

He is presently leading the 'Tharunyata Hetak' organization.

A past student of S. Thomas' College, Mount Lavinia, he is a talented rugby and tennis player and was also involved in athletics.

According to his website, Mr. Lakshman Namal Rajapakse is presently finishing a law degree at a London university.

Courtesy: Colombo Today