The UNP says that certain media institutions act constantly with hatred towards his party.
Explaining about this at a media briefing held with the participation of several UNP Provincial Councillors yesterday, North Western Provincial Council Opposition Leader Shamal Senarath expressed these views.
Meanwhile Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremasinghe explained about the relief the budget brought to the people.
That was at a meeting held with a group of Central Colombo UNP activists yesterday.
Speaking further at the meeting, the Opposition Leader said that he hoped to strengthen the party by setting up branch unions.
However participating at a rally the United Bhikku Front had organised in Kandy yesterday, DNA leader Sarath Fonseka said that certain Opposition Leaders were afraid to create common opposition.