Opportunity to form a government for the people- Prime Minister

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa said that the people now have the democratic right to appoint the government they need.

The Prime Minister has issued a statement regarding the election.

He said the previous government had tried to postpone the general election this time as it had not. However, the High Court did not allow it, he said.

The Prime Minister also mentioned that the forthcoming general election is a democratic right that has been won with great difficulty.