UNP to boycott SL Independence Day celebrations in Kandy
[TamilNet, Tuesday, 02 February 2010, 14:40 GMT]
Marking its protest over alleged harassment of Sarath Fonseka's supporters, the main Sri Lankan opposition party, the UNP, decided on Tuesday to boycott
the 62nd Sri Lankan Independence Day celebrations in Kandy on Thursday, the party's General Secretary Tissa Attanayake told media in Colombo.
”It is a collective decision, to refrain from attending the independent
day celebrations in Kandy,” Tissa Attanayake told the press.