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Former MP V.K. Indika passes away

Former Hambantota District Parliamentarian V.K. Indika passed away yesterday at the age of 52.

Indika, a father of two, was the elder son of Southern Province former Chairman and Sri Lanka Freedom Party front-line activist the late V.K. Darmasena (Darmadsena Ralahami) and Mallika de Silva. Indika was first elected to the Southern Provincial Council representing the United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) in 1990 and performed as a provincial councillor until 2010. He was the Agriculture Minister until 2003 and then he held several portfolios including Sports, Education and Co-operative until he was elected to Parliament in 2010.

He was in Parliament until 2015. After 2015, he became the organiser for the Mulkirigala Electorate of the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna.