With former Foreign Minister Rohitha Bogollagama being apparently left out of the preference vote list in the Colombo district, he has raised objections and urged for a recount of the votes.
A difference of opinion had occurred between former Education Minister Susil Premajayantha and Mr. Bogollagama, leading to the recount, sources said.
Meanwhile, among those among the fortunate to fall within the selected 10 among the United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA) list are Wimal Weerawansa who is topping the list with more that 200,000 preferences, Duminda Silva, Patali Champika Ranawaka, Dinesh Gunawardene, Bandula Gunawardene, Thilanga Sumathipala, Jeewan Kumaratunga, A.H.M. Fowzie, Susil Premajayantha and Gamini Lokuge.
Sources said that Rohitha Bogollagama and Milinda Moragoda had apparently failed to make it into the top ten in this general elections.