Former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says he has discussed with President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa about the violence that UNP members have to face after the presidential election.
He made this statement in a Twitter message.
Former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has stated in his Twitter message, President said that he would not allow the UNP members to be embarrassed by the violence.
Former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has said that it is essential to safeguard and ensure the democratic rights of the people, not only during and after the elections.
I have discussed with the President the violence faced by UNP supporters, he assured me that it would be prevented. It is essential to ensure that the democratic rights of the people are protected not only during an election but after as well.
— Ranil Wickremesinghe (@RW_UNP) November 22, 2019