Mahajana Eksath Peramuna (MEP) held a sathyakriya in Kataragama to “protect the unitary state of Sri Lanka and the Buddha Sasana.” It was held on the footsteps of the historic Chaitya of Kirivehera Temple in Kataragama.
It was led by JO Parliamentarian Dinesh Gunawardena. Former Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa, ‘JO’ MPs, provincial councillors and former members of the local bodies were present. A group of Buddhist clergymen led by Ven. Kobawaka Dhamminda, Viharadipathi of the Kirivehera Temple participated in the religious ceremonies.