The 19th commemoration ceremony of late President Ranasinghe
Premadasa is currently being observed before the effigy of the late president, located in Hulftsdorp.
The commemoration ceremony is being held under the patronage of UNP Deputy Leader Sajith Premadasa.
Wife of Democratic National Alliance Leader Anoma Fonseka also said to have graced the occasion.
Meanwhile the Ceylon Workers Congress as well as the Workers National Party held their May Day rallies in Ginigathhena & Nuwara Eliya respectively.
A notable occurrence between these rallies were the intense verbal cross fire between Chief Secretary of the Ceylon Workers Congress Minister Arumugam Thondaman & leader of the Workers National Party P.Digambaram.
Here are the views expressed by the Leader of the Ceylon Workers Congress Arumugam Thondaman.
However leader of the Workers National Party P.Digambaram in reply to this statement charged that MP Thondaman in no way could deter his political journey.
Meanwhile another May Day rally which was jointly organised by several trade unions commenced at the Hide grounds in Colombo this afternoon.
President of the Trade Union Confederation Saman Rathnapriya expressed these views before those who gathered.