The public rally organized by several opposition members of Parliament was held at the Nugegoda Junction yesterday. The meeting was held at the Ananda Samarakoon Open Air Theater in Nugegoda. Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa presided over the meeting. Several opposition members of Parliament addressed the rally. Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa said that people have been asked to eat croton and jack leaves. He said that if they try to deceive people, that is wrong advice. MP Kumara Welgama said that the people who appear on TV has no right to speak about SLFP. He said that in the past all Sinhala, Tamil and Muslim members dedicated themselves to SLFP. Former Deputy Minister Vinayagamurthi Muralitheran said that he knows gratitude and that is why he is with former President Mahinda Rajapaksa. He requested them also pay show their gratitude to him. MP Wasudeva Nanayakkara said that they have blocked and reverse the actions of the present Government during the past two years.