The UNP states that it will take severe action against UNP members who hold a post in the party if they take part in the political rally scheduled to be held at Hype Park on the 18th of this month.
Speaking at a press conference held in Colombo today UNP general secretary MP Tissa Attanayaka stated that currently there are two opinions regarding this rally.
The leader of the Democratic National Alliance, Sarath Fonseka had stated to join together on the 18th to form a new political movement.
Meanwhile the United Bhikku Front had stated to join the rally on the 18th in order to abolish the executive presidency.
However, UNP general secretary MP Tissa Attanayaka stated that an invitation has been extended to Sarath Fonseka to join the protest movement organized by the Joint Opposition.
UNP general secretary MP Tissa Attanayaka also expressed his views regarding whether member parties of the Joint Opposition will take part in the rally.