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I will make better politicians out of new LG members: President

President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday said he would mould those going to be elected to the local government authorities from the United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) into more disciplined politicians.

He was addressing a public rally in Diyasenpura, Polonnaruwa yesterday

“The new members will represent me at their villages, and they should turn into more disciplined group with good conduct,” he said

The President said he did not hesitate to discipline any member of the party indulging in wrongdoings.

“I will not hesitate to take disciplinary action against heads and members of local government bodies, parliamentarians or ministers involved in unlawful acts,” he said. He said those elected to the Local Government bodies should be honest and committed to public service.