Mahinda yapa says alliance leaders would participate in the Mathara rally although Susil said they would not
UPFA general secretary, Minister Susil Premajayantha issuing a communiqué stated that there was no mediation whatsoever from the SLFP or the UPFA for the rally scheduled to be held in Matara today demanding the nomination of former president Mahinda Rajapaksa as prime ministerial candidate.
The communiqué says further that the notifications published in newspapers yesterday with regard to the said rally had been published without intimation to the UPFA or the SLFP.
However Senior Matara District SLFP leader MP Mahinda Yaapaa Abeywardhana said that representatives and leaders of all alliance parties would participate in today’s meeting.
Similarly the MP said further that a notification had been published in the national newspapers yesterday with the approval of the Alliance’s Matara District Committee.