The son of former president Chandrika Kumaratunga and the late actor politician Vijaya Kumaratunga is going to enter politics, according to political sources.
As the first step, Vimukthi Kumaratunga paid floral tribute to the Bandaranaike Samadhi at Horagolla today (Sept. 26) on the 53rd death anniversary of his grandfather, prime minister S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike.
His mother and aunt Sunetra Bandaranaike also paid tributes to the Bandaranaike statue.
A veterinary doctor practising in England, Vimukthi presently is on vacation in Sri Lanka.
The commemorative function was also attended by government and opposition politicians, including Ratnasiri Wickramanayake, Dinesh Gunawardena, Felix Perera, Tikiri Kobbekaduwa, Alavi Moulana, Lasantha Alagiyawanna, Pandu Bandaranayake, Prasanna Ranatunga, Mangala Samaraweera, Ravi Karunanayake and Harshana Rajakaruna.
The occasion also death anniversaries of Sirimavo Bandaranaike and Anura Bandaranaike being marked.