Another of the series of propaganda rallies held by the National People’s Power (NPP) to support its candidate and Leader of the JVP Comrade Anura Dissanayake was held in Kandy on the 5th. The rally chaired by Comrade Anura Dissanayake was attended by a massive crowd.
Addressing the rally Comrade Anura Dissanayake said the NPP administration will build the country so that the Sinhalese, Tamils and Muslims could live in harmony. He said the NPP which is supported by the most number of intellectuals, professionals and artists has the plan and the ability to build a prosperous country. He said the NPP manifesto addresses all the issues that torment masses in the country and possess a team of people that would work for the country voluntarily and with dedication.
The rally was addressed by the Chairman of the Arts and Cultural Committee of the National Intellectuals Organization (NIO) Prof. Liyanage Amarakeerthy of the University of Peradeniya, Attorney at Law Lal Wijenayake – General Secretary of United Left Front and Member of the National Committee of the NIO, Prof. Desmond Mallikarachchi – former Professor of Philosophy of Peradeniya University , Prof Chandana Jayalath – Department of Physics Faculty of Science University of Peradeniya, Mr Thajah Mohammed – National Organizer of National Front for Good Governance, Dr Zahir – Information Secretary of National Front for Good Governance, Dr Primal Fernando – Senior Lecturer to the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Peradeniya, Dr Thilak Subasinghe – Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Management of University of Peradeniya, Senior Geologist Samantha Bogahapitiya, former Director General Dr Nimal Chandrasiri – Department of Animal Production and Health, Mr Bandara Karunatilaka, Incorporated Valuer, Member of the Executive Committee of NIO branch in Kandy, Attorney at Law Kusala Wijesundara, former Commissioner of Inland Revenue Nimal Wickremesinghe – Member of the Executive Committee of NIO, Mr RAvindu Uswetikeyyawaa – Memebr of the Central Committee of United Left Front, renowned artist Lalith Rajapaksa – Mass Guiding Artists, Accomplished Translator Tharik Ali – Member of the Executive Committee of NIO, Comrade Gayan Janaka – Kandy District Leader of the JVP, Comrade Dr Sisira Senadheera – General Secretary of the JVP District Council for Kandy District and many intellectuals, professionals ans artists were also present.