Rajapaksa calls Parliament dissolve
Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa addressing the media, calls on Govt to dissolve Parliament immediately.
He has made this statement at a press conference held at Battaramula today.
He has said that government should hold a general election soon to end political instability in the country.
Sri Lanka’s ruling alliance was humiliated on Sunday in local elections seen as a test of its leadership as the party of former strongman president Mahinda Rajapakse pulled off a stunning landslide victory,Official results showed Rajapakse’s Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna — SLPP or People’s Front — won 239 councils, or two thirds of the 340 up for grabs.