SLPP temporarily suspends election campaign rallies

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Founder and the national organizer of the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) Basil Rajapaksa has advised to temporarily halt all propaganda rallies organized by the Sri Lanka Podujana Alliance led by the SLPP until further notice.

Accordingly, measures have been taken to suspend the propaganda rallies scheduled for July 13, 14 and 15 with the participation of SLPP leader Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, the SLPP in a statement dated July 12, 2020 and signed by SLPP General Secretary Sagara Kariyawasam said.

The statement further said that Basil Rajapaksa has requested all SLPP organizers to limit all meetings and pocket meetings organized by the candidates of the SLPP contesting this year’s election be restricted.

It is further stated that if there are any kind of pocket meetings, they should be organized only in accordance with strict health guidelines.

The statement also said that further notices of propaganda rallies and meetings shall be issued later on.

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