Mr. Basil Rajapaksa came to Sri Dalada Maligava in Kandy this morning (24) and worshiped the Dalada.
It is to get blessings to start the election activities of his party.
Mr. Basil Rajapaksa who commented there,
“We started today. First worship Sri Dantha Dhatu.”
Question – together with the elephant?
“Not everywhere. In many places, they ask for it separately. We are directly competing with 252 local governments under the Pohottuwa. There are several more in different symbols. Jaffna with harp, Batticaloa with boat. Competing with horseback, competing in tea leaves. There are 340 in all.”
Question – The bud is a popular symbol among the people. But they are doing this because they cannot go among the people. ?
“Last time, we did not compete so much. In 2018”
Question – It is said that various tactics are being used to postpone the election?
“Ask the government… I am not in the government… Many people were waiting for the nomination period.”
Question – Many people have left the party. Is it a challenge?
“That’s how it is. It happens. Leaving and joining, That’s politics. It is a challenge. But we have to face it.”
Question – What will be the result of the election?
” that is in the hands of People …”