TNA: Cash Deal with UNP

Deals were stuck at the UNP chairman’s house. Mr Vajira Abeywardena’s house saw several members of parliament being in and out. Figures offered range between 25,000,000 and 40,000,000 LKR (US$ 75,000 to US$ 100,000). The veterans and senior members – the torch bearers were promised between USD 75K and USD 100K equivalent in Rupees. Others were offered LKR 20m which was haggled up by most MPs to 25m.