Parliamentarian Ven. Athuraliya Rathna Thera says that he has decided to abstain from voting at the 2013 budget vote.
Speaking to our news team the Thera said that he took this decision over issues surrounding the Arsenic problem and fertilizer provided to farmers.
Meanwhile, Ven. Athuraliye Rathana thera had recently stated that the government didn’t take notice of him as they once used to.