General Elections should be postponed: Rathana Thera
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Sri Lanka, March 16 -- While deciding to contest the upcoming General Election under the political party 'Ape Jana Bala Pakshaya', former MP Athuraliye Rathana Thera, Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) General Secretary Ven. Galagodaaththe Gnanasara Thera and several other Buddhist monks requested the government to postpone the elections considering the COVID epidemic.
"The general public is under pressure following this COVID-19 disease and it is not suitable to have an election in April," Ven. Rathana Thera said.
"We have not yet decided an area to contest. We have a strong and outstanding list of monks. So far no decision has been taken to announce the names. It would be announced after handing over the nominations today or the day after," the The...
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