Mr. Basil Rajapaksa, founder of Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna, is readying to withdraw his US citizenship, reports said.
He shortly after the presidential election and a new government was formed flew back to the US to complete the preliminary steps to withdraw his US citizenship, revealed by sources.
Accordingly, Mr. Basil Rajapaksa - the creator of kings behind the curtain for the last five years - is once again beck on political spotlight.
Basil Rajapaksa is not only the creator of the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna, but also played an outstanding role in setting the party on track to victory within a very short period of time. He was behind all the operations of the Pohottu Party carried out in the grassroot level to develop a strong structure networked throughout the island with the touch of new technology.
Mr. Basil Rajapaksa has to to proceed with the renunciation of his US citizenship as the 19th Amendment to the Constitution declares that a person with a dual citizenship cannot hold membership of parliament or presidency.