A tense situation has arisen in the political arena subsequent to statement made by SLFP General Secretary MP Maithreepala Sirisena.
According to Minister Maithreepala Sirisena Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe had betrayed the UNP by exposing party secrets to the UPFA to defeat then Presidential Candidate Gamini Dissanayeke.
Moreover General Secretary of the UNP MP Thissa Aththanayeke speaking during a media briefing convened at party head quarters Sirikotha today expressed these views in this regard.
Meanwhile UNP General Secretary MP Thissa Aththanayeke also issued a a challenge to MInister Maithreepala Sirisena.
However Minister Maithreepala Sirisena expressing his views at a gathering
held in Polonnaruwa recently articulated on the business interests of his siblings.