25 January 2016
MR Becomes 'Most-liked' Lankan Politician On Facebook
Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa overtook President Maithripala Sirisena on Facebook today, to become the first Sri Lankan politician to reach 825,200 'likes'. Rajapaksa's Facebook Page had 825,212 'likes' a short while ago. Sirisena's page had 825,183. With this development, Rajapaksa becomes the 'most-liked' Sri Lankan politician on Facebook. Meanwhile, Namal Rajapaksa's Facebook Page has over 678,000 'likes'. Among the UNP MPs, Ranjan Ramanayake leads the pack with over 420,000 likes.