Ven. Maduluwewa Sobitha Thera has stated that the attack on the election rally which resulted in the death of a participant and injury to twelve others is condemnable.
He was addressing a media meeting held at Naga Vihare. He added that the steps taken by Elections Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya to ensure free and fair polls are commendable.
He also noted that the Election Commissioner directed that the speech of President Sirisena should not be broadcast and that was promptly followed by the Maithripala government unlike the past regime.