Sri Lanka ex-President asks supporters to be peaceful

ECONOMYNEXT – Ex-President Mahinda Rajapaksa, asked winners of Sri Lanka’s local government polls to celebrate peacefully and without causing harm to defeated candidates or their supporters.

"Setting a good example we should celebrate our victory peacefully, without causing harm to defeated candidates or their supporters," Rajapaksa told reporters.

Sri Lanka Podujana Party, backed by ex-President Mahinda Rajapaksa is heading for a landslide victory in local poll, though official results are not yet fully declared. (Colombo/Jan11/2018)
 

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