Advertising Archive / Search SL Breaking News Disclaimer About Us
Lankapage Logo
Go HomeHome Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to
Leading News from Sri Lanka ::

* Sri Lanka ruling party to launch election campaign with religious rituals
Sat, Feb 27, 2010, 10:58 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Feb 27, Colombo: Sri Lanka's ruling party, United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) is to launch its election campaign with religious observances from the historic city of Anuradhapura.

President Mahinda Rajapaksa and the UPFA candidates will commence the campaign with religious activities at the Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi this afternoon.

Christian candidates of the alliance will observe religious activities at the St. Joseph's Cathedral in Anuradhapura while the Hindu religious ceremonies will be conducted at the Shri Kadireshan Kovil. Islamic religious observances will be at the Mohideen Jummah Mosque.

All Alliance candidates are to make a pledge before the President to commit themselves for a free and fair election after the religious observances.

Copyright 2000, 2010 by (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.