Political sources say that the name of Sinhalayey Mahaa Sammata Bhuumiputra Party will in the future be changed as Mavbima Janathaa Party.
Reports say that a discussion too was held between Bhuumi-putra party
representatives and Election Commissioner last Friday with regard to the name change.
While Attorney-at-law Harischandra Wijetunga served as the Sinhalayey
Mahaa Sammata Bhuumiputra Party Leader, he also once contested once as
a presidential candidate.
However sources said further that after change of name as Mavbima Janathaa Party, former Minister and former Presidential Advisor Hemakumara Naanaayakkaara would be appointed as party leader.
Responding to the query by our news team with regard to this, former Minister Hemakumaara Naanaayakkaara said that a media briefing would be convened and the country informed about the matter within the next few days.