Raghavan relinquished citizenship on 4 June – Canadian Govt
Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) National List MP Dr. Suren Raghavan relinquished his Canadian citizenship with effect from 4 June 2020, the Canadian Government has announced.
Several persons had claimed that Dr. Raghavan was not eligible to hold a seat in Parliament as he was a dual citizen and naming him as a National List MP was illegal. There was information regarding Dr. Raghavan’s dual citizenship on social media platforms and websites. However, the Canadian Government has announced that Dr. Raghavan was no longer a Canadian citizen.