July 13, Colombo: Sri Lanka Minister of Disaster Management Mahinda Amaraweera said today that the main opposition United National Party (UNP) had planned a subtle programme to sling mud at the government targeting the upcoming elections.
He said that the UNP was using about 200 websites for this purpose. They are leveling false charges against the government, the Minister stated, adding that the UNP has a good media brigade for that.
Minister Amaraweera delivered this statement at a meeting held in Yatinuwara in the Kandy district, a local radio station Neth FM reported.
The Minister further stated that the people were not behind the Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremasinghe although he visited fairs.
He pointed out that the UNP was planning to send their agents to the places where people gather to criticize the government.