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)