Monk withdraws from Presidential election
January 14, 2010 5 Comments
The Venerable Batharamulle Seelaratana Thera, who was contesting the 2010 presidential election from the Janasetha Peramuna, has withdrawn from the race and pledged his support to President Mahinda Rajapaksa.
The Daily Mirror reported that Seelaratana Thera decided to support the president after having discussions with the President at Temple Trees last night.
Source: Daily Mirror