Oct 28, Colombo: A group of Sri Lanka's Sinhala Buddhist organizations announced today that they would support President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the upcoming presidential election.
The national organizer of the Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) organization Dilantha Vithanage told media that the representatives of about 50 Buddhist organizations participated in the conference held in Colombo today to discuss about the election.
Moderate as well as extremist Buddhist organizations like BBS, Sinhala Ravaya, Jathika Hela Urumaya, Hela Ravaya, Dharma Vijaya Foundation, All Lanka Buddhist Federation etc. had sent representatives for the meeting. The meeting was held at the BBS headquarters in Colombo.
Vithanage said the BBS would take its final decision when the presidential election is announced.