A group of former local government members of Kurunegala district who represent the Joint Opposition stated again today that they would boycott the forthcoming SLFP 65th convention.
The representatives who held a media conference at the Battaramulla political office of the former president Mahinda Rajapaksa expressed their views in this manner.
Local Government federation’s chairman Udeni Athukorala, media coordinator of the national federation of local government institutions Priyantha Pushpakumara and Medirigiriya Pradeshiya Sabha former chairman Ananda Sri Dharmasena were also present during the meeting.
Meanwhile, SLFP media spokesman and state minister Dilan Perera said the party 65thconvention will be a rehearsal of unifying the party members who hold different opinions. He stated this during a ceremony held in Mudunpita in Hali Ela today.