The May Day rally organised under the UNP & the aligned opposition commenced from the St. Roch grounds in Guru-Nagar, Jaffna. Several parties such as the Tamil National Alliance, the Democratic National Alliance & the Nawa Sihala Urumaya were in attended this rally.
Subsequently Opposition leader Ranil Wickramasinghe addressing those gathered revealed a political secret.
More over the JVP commenced its May Day rally from the Dehiwala Saranankara grounds today under the theme ' An Anti-imperialist Front and a Socialist Rule'.
The rally of the JVP which converged at the BRC grounds in Colombo is currently in session. According to our correspondent a large crowd is said to have gathered at the venue.
Meanwhile yet another May Day rally organised by the Front Line Socialist Party & 8 other leftist parties was observed at the Price grounds in Colombo today.