Sri Lanka polls today: Parliament to vote to replace President Gotabaya Rajapaksa who fled abroad. 10 points2 min read 20 Jul 2022, 06:43 AM IST
Sri Lanka Presidential election: The three main contenders for the polls are acting President Ranil Wickremesinghe, former journalist Dallas Alahapperuma, and Anura Kumara Dissanayaka, the leader of the leftist Janatha Vimukti Peramuna party
Sri Lanka's parliament will cat vote on Wednesday for a president to replace Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who fled abroad leaving citizens in a dire economic crisis. The Parliament will choose between three candidates for the Presidential election, hoping the new leader will be able to pull the island out of its worst economic and political crisis since independence in 1948.
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