The rally is scheduled to commence at 3.00 pm under the patronage of Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa. The SLFP is also scheduled to sign an agreement with the SLPP extending their support for the candidacy of Gotabhaya Rajapaksa.
Rajapaksa will join the rally after paying homage to the Sri Maha Bodhiya and Ruwan Weli Seya.
The rally will be held under the theme ‘let’s join hands for a productive country’ and leaders from 19 parties not represented in parliament, 7 parties represented in parliament and union leaders, artistes and women’s’ organisation representatives are scheduled to participate in this rally.
Sajith’s maiden rally to kick off from Galle Face
Meanwhile, the New Democratic Party’s presidential candidate Sajith Premadasa’s maiden rally is scheduled to be held at 2.00 pm at Galle Face green tomorrow (10).
The rally will be attended by the UNP and UNF under the patronage of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and Sajith Premadasa.
Prior to his maiden rally, Sajith Premadasa is scheduled to engage in religious rituals at the Kelaniya Raja Maha Viharaya.
Thereafter Premadasa will engage in public rallies at regional level from the 13th. The rally on October 13th will be held in the Uva Wellassa area and 151 rallies have been organised throughout the country thereafter.