Comrade Ranjith Kularathna, a vibrant activist of the JVP, who met with an accident while being engaged in pre-preparatory activities for a party convention held in 2007 and was bedridden since then passed away on the 8th morning.
Comrade Ranjith Kularathna, despite being invalid physically after the accident, led an exemplary life encouraging and inspiring party members and was respected and admired by all members of the party including the leaders.
His presence in a wheelchair at special conventions, seminars and commemorations encouraged party members and was an inspiration that taught other members of the party the value of following principles and policies of the party.
Despite being bedridden Comrade Ranjith Kularathna continued to engage in his political activities using social networking sites and was a popular contributor to several of them.
Last rites for Comrade Ranjith Kularatna will be held announced later states the JVP.