He also said the SLFP would easily win the local government polls.
Meanwhile, a SLFP candidate who handed in nominations to contest Vavuniya south Sinhala Pradeshiya Sabha, has joined the UNP.
W. Chandrawathi obtained UNP membership from the party’s organizer for Vavuniya P. Karunadasa.
She said the SLFP would lose the election due to disunity among its leaders.
Karunadasa said many more SLFPers would join the UNP when prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe tours Vavuniya.