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Hemakumara Nanayakkara Wikipedia
Hemakumara Wickramathilaka Nanayakkara is a Sri Lankan politician and the current Governor of the Southern Province of Sri Lanka, a former member of the Parliament of Sri Lanka and a former government minister. Nanayakkara played active roles for the United National Party victory at the 2001 General election. He was appointed as minister soon after the election. Later in 2007 he decided to support the UPFA. In 2012 Nanayakkara quit from the UPFA to form his own party called Ruhunu Janatha Party. The Party joined United National Party at the 2015 Presidential election to support the common candidate.Soon after the 2015 election victory he was appointed the Governor of Southern Province.