Former parliamentarian S.M. Marikkar has been appointed as the media spokesperson for the Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB). The appointment letter was handed over to
Marikkar by SJB Leader Sajith Premadasa, today (13). 
Accordingly, Marikkar has been tasked with propagating SJB's policies to the masses and to counter opposing views against the party in an organised manner.
S.M. Marikkar rose to prominence in the field of communications and made a name for himself while serving as a head of the Sirasa media group.

A seasoned campaigner with regard to the execution of political campaigns, he has decided to launch an extensive media operation to assure the victory of the 'Telephone' at the upcoming general election.

At a time when Iraj Weeraratne and Nissanka Senadhipathi have been assigned with the execution of the social media campaign on behalf of president Gotabaya Rajapaksa in this general election, it is reported that Marikkar too will pay special attention to social media.

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