Minister Mahinda Amaraweera has said that if Former President
Mahinda Rajapaksa loved the Sri Lanka Freedom Party, what he should do is to join in the May Day rally organized by the Party. He made this comment participating in a news conference held at the Sri Lanka Freedom Party Head Office today.
The Minister said that they have invited the Former President for this May Day rally. He is a long standing member of the SLFP. If he loves the Party, he said he believes that Mahinda Rajapaksa would attend this May Day rally.
Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva who joined in this news briefing said that two May Day processions will approach the Samanala Grounds in Galle on May Day.
The Minister said that they will be organizing two May day processions on this occasion. One will begin from near the Naval base and the other from near the Mahamodera Hospital. Both these processions will arrive at the Samanala grounds.
Further addressing the news conference, Minister Mahinda Amaraweera pointed out that there is a difference in this year’s May Day rally than in previous occasions.
The Minister said that there is a great demand from the Northern region. Even all the Sinhala, Tamil and Muslim communities in the Eastern Province will be joining in their May Day rally. It will be a rally of the working class. The Minister invited the people to attend the rally and see the difference.